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4.5
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.1
95.2%
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38 out of 40 reviews
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4.5
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
6
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
100.0%
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11 out of 11 reviews
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4.5
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
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12 out of 12 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 6704 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Abridge Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1962
Golf Season Year round
Architect Henry Cotton (1962)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed Not permitted April 1st - October 31st.
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Smart casual. Shirts must have collars&sleeves, need not be tucked into the waistband. Polo&turtleneck sweaters are permitted.

Food & Beverage

Catering

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Sauna, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Billiards

Reviews

4.5
40 Reviews (40)
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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Superb Greens and Fairways

Exceptional Essex golf course, the best around. Great course layout with some difficult par 4s and reachable par 5s. The tees were so good from 1st tee which gave nice indication how course was going to play. Friendly staff and members.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Undergoing maintenance but still good

No bunkers in play, some drainage ditches being added to front 9 but mostly fine. Greens were being sanded so they were fast and straight.
Covid-19: No masks on anyone (staff or golfers) anywhere around the course, lots of people around and lots of members around totally ignoring rules of distancing which is a shame. The starter on the course was over-friendly with advice around the course and kept edging nearer to us while he spoke, a bit weird.
The course is laid out well and its a good challenge, you can't get too wild with tee shots. The greens are difficult to read as there are lots at deceptive angles, take your time reading the whole green! The clubhouse has always done great food at good prices too, if available.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

A great course, but not at all friendly

I booked to play through Golf Now the day before with my 14 year old daughter who is a 9 handicapper. We were paired up with 2 young men as we were told “that’s what happens sometimes”. I booked for 2 adults as there is no option to pay for a junior and asked when I got there if it should have been less for a junior and was just told “well you’ve paid haven’t you”. The starter had no record of my name and pretty much accused me of jumping on the course without paying, saying “who are you?”, luckily we had a yellow tag on our bags showing we had paid.

The course is really good and challenging once you get out there and away from the 1st !

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent course

We absolutely loved this course. Pace of play was an issue, largely because an elderly threesome caused delays. But we had a great time despite the slow round. The holes are creative and well crafted. This is a tough course. Conditions were excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Beautiful course, pace a bit slow

Beautiful course. The fairways and greens were perfect. Everyone seemed very friendly. Really enjoyed this course . The only downside was the pace of play - it took almost 5 hours to play a round. The starter did mention that it wasn't usually that busy.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Expensive but well looked after

Good course to play as the holes are lovely, there doesn't seem to be any bad looking holes.

I would how ever say the clubhouse is ok and the price is a bit dear for me. The putting green and chipping area and even the range are great so make sure you get there early to practise.

I would say it is a good course to play at least once.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best course in Essex

Considering the time of year, Abridge was in fantastic condition and it was very apparent that the green staff do an amazing job ! Fairways were wet but still played well, and Greens were nearly as fast as when I played here last summer.
Our 4 ball were greeted by friendly pro shop team and clubhouse and facilities were exactly as you would expect from a golf club of this calibre.
I would certainly recommend this course and intend playing here again later this year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Excellent Course

Played here a few times over the last few years, and it has never disappointed.
The fairways are always kept in great condition and the greens are tricky but true.
An absolute must if you have never played here before!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very good

Have played here numerous times over the last few years and has always played well and in goid condition. Although this year played particularly well and found the fairways being watered in the hot summer which made a big difference from other courses..
The greens are quick and true and consistent.
Biggie towpaths currently being introduced .
Overall very good and value for money, will return.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Ok

Arrived at the course to be told that the course was very busy and our tee time has been put back by 45mins as members come first. This was not a good start, this also meant that we was only able to get 14 holes in because of sunset.
Waste of a long trip down really and a waste of money would not return.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow play

The 4 ball
In front of us had no etiquette and would not let us through. There needed to be a Marshall for slow play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

£64 for a 4 ball we got spoilt

Course in great condition can’t wait to play again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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