Belfry Golf Club - The Brabazon Course

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4.4
23
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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0
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.6
89.3%
Recommend this course
21 out of 23 reviews
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5.0
4
5 Stars
4
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0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
5.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 4 reviews
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4.7
6
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0
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7253
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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The Belfry - Brabazon Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 7253 yards
White 72 6869 yards
Yellow 72 6466 yards
Red (W) 73 5755 yards
Scorecard for The Brabazon
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 74.9/131 411 379 538 442 408 430 177 428 433 3646 311 426 208 384 190 545 413 564 473 3514 7160
White M: 73.1/123 393 330 512 407 388 385 171 409 402 3397 301 406 188 363 183 500 405 545 441 3332 6729
Yellow M: 70.7/121 W: 72.7/125 369 321 501 389 359 364 156 383 374 3216 284 372 179 350 166 488 388 530 418 3175 6391
Red W: 71.2/121 353 297 457 353 326 358 116 329 348 2937 262 344 147 328 143 432 346 469 388 2859 5796
Handicap 9 17 13 3 11 5 15 1 7 8 16 6 18 14 2 12 10 4
Par 4 4 5 4 4 4 3 4 4 36 4 4 3 4 3 5 4 5 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 11 15 13 1 9 7 17 5 3 16 6 14 12 18 10 4 2 8

Course Details

Year Built 1977
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dave Thomas (1977) Peter Alliss (1977)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

4.4
23
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

The brab

The course was in amazing condition , even after the heavy rain we had,,,was well impressed,, and definitely coming back

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
First Time Playing

Piece of history

Brilliant golf course and considering the recent rain was in superb nick. Greens were very good all round even though they were fairly soft again due to the rain.

Friendly staff and a club shop which is more like a golf superstore.

An absolute must for any golfer and a chance to play a piece of golfing history.

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

Speaks for its self

Great day and course was in great shape for the time of year. It was a shotgun start which allowed them to blow off all the leaves on each hole. Some great holes with lots of water around. Stunning looking holes and water featuring on most. Alround hreat day.

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

Wow wow wow

Thank you so much to the belfry. The brabazon was in immaculate condition. We played as a family, myself, my parents and my son. It was a present for my dad’s birthday and the staff were great, making him feel good. The course was superb and a place every golfer should play. Day topped off with my lad driving the green on 10, making a two! Great day, great place, great people. Thank you!

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

Grate course

What a day of golf for dads birthday really good fun

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather

Shotgun Bargain

Played this under a great deal the Belfry were doing this winter, a shotgun start at 10:30am that was 25% of the usual green fee. February is cold & its going to be wet but wear the right clothes & you can still enjoy the challenges this course throws at you. We all know the 10th & 18th & if you don't enjoy those, I suggest you give up the game. However the Brab is more than just those two holes, yes there are a few mundane ones but the 3rd, 6th, 9th, 12th & 16th are very good in their own right. It had been very wet before we played & the walk from tee to fairway was a bit of a bog at times but the fairways themselves & the greens were still in good order (many of them had been hollow tined but they still ran true). We went round in bang on 4hrs, so i hope the Belfry do more of this type of offer in the winter months, recommended at this price!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Don’t play until the greens are playable!!

The course was saturated and the greens had been spiked, we were really looking forward to playing a top 100 course for £42.

The whole day was a let down, if we had been informed of the conditions before we booked we would have gone elsewhere.

Don’t waste your money until the greens recover.

Gavin Symington

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Needs Marshalls.....

We arrived to discover that our tee time via Teeofftimes had not been confirmed on the golf clubs booking system. However the pro shop team found a way around that to allow us to tee off at roughly the allocated time. The only problem with the golf course was the varying conditions of the greens (some recently holotyned, others top dressed) which at this time of the year is totally acceptable given the price we paid. However 5 hours 40 mins for a 3 ball with just a 4 ball in front was not. Granted the golf club cannot be held entirely responsible for the behavior and lack of etiquette of a few if its customers however on a bitterley cold day the experience was ruined by a lack of authority on the course and spoilt by a group who clearly felt they were entitled to the course exclusively. I have played here previously without issue under similar circumstances so I wouldn't be put off returning with the fresh proviso that it could then turn out to be a very long day (including two extensive drives to the venue itself). A shame on this occasion but I'll look forward to writing a more positive review following my next visit.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather

Belfry Brabazon

Some memorable holes but overall the course is very overrated. Fairways and bunkers were poor. Greens were ok.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather

the brabazon belfry

well looked after course ,would recommend to any one very challenging

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

The belfry

Course was fantastic

Very busy so little slow play

Defenetly will play here again

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

Amazing Course in great condition

Always wanted to play the Brabazon and it fully met all my expectations.The Course was in Great condition and I feel privileged to have now played on the same course as some of my golfing heroes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good round on a day where the weather was unreal

Me and a friend went and played at 9.20 on Friday and it was absolutely spot on, we had no body pushing us at all, and the course was perfect as you'd imagine. We both play off 16 and we struggled with certain holes but the majority of holes aren't too challenging. Just challenging enough to make it fun. We only payed £34 each as it was a "hot deal"

Well worth full price though

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

Super - Cannot fault.

This was an exceptional afternoon.

The Belfry staff were all so friendly, helpful and welcoming.

The course was in very good condition and the greens (I am sure) were not cut as they would be for competition, which meant they were very playable for us amateurs, but we're very consistent.

The buggies were superb as the Golf GPS system installed was a brilliant help.

I would advise any player to use extreme course management as the water hazards are well placed to drown the balls of any over ambitious golfer!

The Golf shop is big and well stocked for some must buy equipment, accessories, consumables or just souvenirs of the visit.

Sams Bar was lovely and we ate and refreshed after the round.

I thoroughly recommend this course as a must play.

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

MR A Parker

Always enjoy coming back to play the Brabazon, as hard as it is, its always a fair test, and always in good condition, when other course locally are struggling due to the wet weather.

It rained all night prior to our game and yet it all had drained away by 8.30am.

Its normally £150 to play, so to get it through Tee Times for £55, was as they say a Brucie Bonus.

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

Daniel

Played for the 2nd time now and never fails. Would recommend to any golfer out there.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Brabazon

Had no concerns about the course but had booked a 10 30 tee time as traveling from Liverpool only to reduce a call to say that tee was fully booked several days later and we would have to move to 7 50. M6 was shut so arrived late. Fortunately that moved our tee time but this made the day feel rushed. Be aware if booking a hot deal!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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