Abridge Golf & Country Club

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4.0
25
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
77.8%
Recommend this course
23 out of 25 reviews
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4.4
5
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
3.6
80.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 5 reviews
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Average Rating
3.8
6
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
3.5
66.7%
Recommend this course
4 out of 6 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6704
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Semi-Private
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Abridge Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 72 6704 yards
Blue 72 6439 yards
Yellow 72 6157 yards
Red (W) 73 5672 yards
Scorecard for Abridge Golf &Country Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
White M: 73.1/123 419 162 418 478 503 385 335 375 177 3252 409 403 448 490 469 201 512 169 351 3452 6704
Blue M: 70.7/121 409 151 398 469 474 379 323 372 168 3143 397 386 426 481 451 187 472 164 332 3296 6439
Yellow M: 69.2/117 399 142 394 461 468 345 304 361 152 3026 378 373 407 470 433 169 449 135 317 3131 6157
Red W: 70.2/119 384 134 382 434 406 326 287 338 140 2831 351 358 342 428 418 129 420 109 286 2841 5672
Handicap 6 16 2 14 4 8 12 10 18 7 3 5 13 1 11 9 17 15
Par 4 3 4 5 5 4 4 4 3 36 4 4 4 5 4 3 5 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 5 15 1 9 3 11 13 7 17 8 2 12 10 4 16 6 18 14

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.

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4.0
25
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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
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

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
Played On
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
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
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
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

What has happened to this Club?

I played here a year ago with my son and we raved about it, as the course layout is good with beautiful views over the Essex countryside but the course was in pristine condition then.

A year later and we were most disappointed and in fact embarassed, as we had invited a friend from Australia to a course that we said would impress him only to be sorely let down. The overall maintenance of the place is shocking with the clubhouse and surrounds in need of some serious renovation, the fairways and rough not being cut regularly enough and the greens possibly the worst I have played on in the UK.

Either this Golf Club is close to going into liquidation or they have some serious management issues, I will not being playing here again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Treating Green

Other than the greens being treated the course was it great condition. Will leave it a couple of weeks before I go back and hopefully they will have the greens back in their usual great condition

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

What a course!!!

I was not alone in my group in being blown away by the condition of this course. If my garden lawn looked half as good as the fairways I would be over the moon!

The whole feel of the place is enjoyable.

There wasn't a bad fairway or a bad green.

The only negative point is one that can normally be attributed to any course us hackers get to play is that there wasn't enough sand in the bunkers, although this is a common theme on most courses I find.

The greens were really tough, in a good way. They made you feel like you were playing a top course due to the difficulty, very tough to read and unforgiving if you roll just past a few of the holes!

I can not recommend this course highly enough, I used to live about 5 miles from it but never played it as it was very expensive and I was a member elsewhere, now having moved out a further 35 miles I will be regularly driving back to play it!!

This is without doubt the best course I have ever played regarding it's condition. It is very refreshing to see the money generated going back in to the upkeep of the course and not just siphoned off and the course deteriates as so many clubs do.

Get yourself over to Abridge as soon as you can!!!

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

An absolute gem just of the M11. Brilliant condition, a cracking layout. An absolute bargain for £20!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worth playing

Good course and great warm-up/practice facilities. Was probably the hottest day of the year and plenty of water out on course. Challenging course in excellent condition and played midweek early afternoon so barely saw another soul. Not the easiest to get to but great value - especially at discounted prices. Tests every part of your game and greens in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Really Good Day

A course of two halves. First nine slightly open but look and condition great. Second half much tighter. Only down side on the day was that every member appears just to plays the tighter second nine and therefore slows the pace of your round enormously, what is that all about?

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Abridge

Great course good condition have to think your way around here.

Deffo coming back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Overall good condition

I have played abridge on several occasions and although in the past I've been far from impressed, today was an excellent test of golf. The course was in fantastic condition and the tees moved back (we played off the blue tees). The greens were deceptively quick for this time of year, but also well watered so you could stop the ball. I booked online and paid £18, which I think was a steal, in comparison to other courses in the area. Well done abridge keep up the good work.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather

Love this course

This is a very attractive and challenging golf course. It's often slightly more expensive than other courses in the area but it is always immaculately maintained and very enjoyable to play.

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

Best course in Essex

Second time I've played here, although slightly earlier time of year. Greens weren't quite as quick this time but I did tee of at 15:15 so understandable. Cracking layout and always in good nick.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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