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4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.7
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4.4
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4.9
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Bingley St. Ives Golf Club

About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 71
Length 6458 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Course Details

Year Built 1931
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bobby Jones (1931) Alister MacKenzie (1931)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Catering

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.8
37 Reviews (37)
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Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

11th best in Yorkshire?!

Top courses of the world site rank this course as the 11th best in Yorkshire which is clearly wrong. It would be lucky to be in the top 20.

Parkland for the first 8 holes, then course gets really good on the 9th, after the 14th goes back to parkland.

If you are in the area you’ll find baildon cheaper and better. There’s nothing much wrong with Bingley as such but many holes you’ve seen before don’t make it that interesting. If it wasn’t for the middle part of the course it wouldn’t be in the top 50 in Yorkshire.

Also I am reliably informed the club links itself to Alistair McKenzie yet he didn’t have anything to do with the course, instead it was Charles McKenzie.

Worth £15 hot deal, anything more than £20 is a little over the top.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging moorland/parkland course in great condition

Great course - nice varied and challenging layout.
Pro shop staff very welcoming.
Tee boxes very tidy and greens in great condition and fast.
4 ball in front not very aware of 1-ball (me) and 2 2-balls behind, so I added a 2-hole loop, playing holes 12 and 13 twice, as no one following me, in order to space out play.
I wouldn’t definitely play again when I visit this area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Enjoyable round on great course

Always like Bingley St Ives it is a challenging yet enjoyable course. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. My only negative on the day was that a single golfer was pushing the two ball behind us and our 4 ball was right behind the 4 ball in front as a result the round was hurried somewhat

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

Fantastic

The course was in great condition, really enjoyed the variety of different types of golf holes within one course.
The miniatures were fantastic and all the staff were very helpful and friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bingley st Ives

Very good course well look after the greens were very good condition

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Walked

Magnificent inland links

This was my first time around this course on the recommendation of friends. It's a stunner. A real, grown up golf course. Although long on paper, the links-like terrain means there is a lot of run on the ball, so the longer holes do not feel massive. The course has two different feels - more parkland at the bottom of the hill and distinctly heathland on top with heather rough on rocky outcrops. The course was in great condition and have the best greens I have played on in a long while - super quick but absolutely true - a real credit to the ground staff. This is a very true test of golf, probably favouring a golfer with a draw off the tee with more right to left holes than left to right. Brilliantly fun final hole (177 yards downhill) is the last in a long line of terrific holes. Loved it and will be back.

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

My favourite course

Whether you play this course in summer sunshine or on a damp winters day it will always reward you with stunning views and the most varied 18 holes anywhere within 50 miles. Sheltered Parkland, wild open heathered moorland, simply a wonderful test of your golfing skills and depending on the wind direction on the day good luck with your club selection on the 18th, one of the best finishing par 3's anywhere.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Hidden Gem

I have played Bingley (St Ives) several times - but not in the last decade. The course is as good now as it was then - plus there has been some noticable investment in landscaping, tee boxes, greens. The course was in first-rate condition.

The course has plenty of variety and - whether it trees, OOB, wispy long grass borders or moorland heather - the coruse rewards the accurate player and is punitive for the errant tee shot. I scored well by keeping my driver in the bag and favouring the accuracy of woods off the tees.

Loved the course and experience. Clubhouse bar wasn't open (Monday) but otherwise everything was perfect. Recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fab!

Gorgeous course. Wanted to play it for years and finally did and was not disappointed. A beautiful track. Great holes. 11th is pretty funky. Just really enjoyed it. Recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Slow play Society nightmare

Played this course a number of times over the years. Course itself is a nice mix of holes, always plays long and typically the wind blows. Greens are always in good condition and quick. You need to hit driver well to reach a lot of fairways. Playing yesterday there was a golf society of three four balls of retired age golfers who turned up late which delayed my tee time and took 3 hours to complete 12 holes, regularly struggled to reach the fairway resulting in loads of looking for balls and hacking out which resulted in them losing nearly 4 holes on the Group in front. Both our 2 ball and the 2 groups behind me ended up walking in. Whilst not really the clubs fault it spoilt the day.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
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 Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Played this course about five years ago. I forgot how good it was,brilliant greens and the course is a great test. Lucky to play it on a calm sunny day, I would recommend the course to anyone.

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

Top quality course

Bingley St Ives is a top quality course in fantastic condition during my round today.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

A great course with stunning views

This was our first visit to Bingley St. Ives and it was very enjoyable. From arriving at the facilities in the stunning grounds the experience was very positive. The staff in the pro shop were very friendly and helpful. The course starts gently but once up in the moorlands the heather tightens everything up. Greens were in excellent condition and the final hole is a great way to finish.

We had some food afterwards which was good. Slightly more choice on the menu would be the only comment for improvement.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic find

I was made to feel very welcome by the club staff, the pro was very friendly and helpful, the bar staff and caterers also. The food was great and very reasonably priced! Before I'd even hit a ball I loved it! The course itself was very dry and lacked definition in places due to the long dry spell, but that's no fault of the club. The greens were probably the best I've played all year and there was a nice mix of holes. Some parkland, others moorland. All in all an absolutely fantastic day and I will certainly be back even with the 90 minute drive!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
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
First Time Playing

Gem

First time playing this but will be back . Starts off gently then opens up into beutiful parkland and then into heathland stunning

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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