Forest of Galtres Golf Club
|Red (W)||72||5394 yards|
|White M: 73.1/123||316||514||182||522||413||198||391||414||347||3297||348||515||358||156||547||351||175||385||402||3237||6534|
|Yellow M: 70.7/121||306||474||163||499||355||173||381||404||321||3076||337||504||348||146||527||319||167||352||391||3091||6167|
|Red W: 67.1/113||281||413||142||415||285||130||346||334||300||2646||313||431||327||107||433||300||151||330||356||2748||5394|
Food & BeverageBar, Snacks
Available FacilitiesClubhouse, Lounge, Showers, Locker Rooms
Last chance before lockdown
Played this course many times and it’s always a pleasure. Flat and dry after days of heavy rain and greens were quite fast. Great course for those who love hitting their driver. Surrounded by beautiful Yorkshire Wolds countryside and always peaceful and quiet. Good practice area and very friendly staff. Buggies and pull carts available. Great to play a course where once you tee off you very rarely come within 100 metres of other players and the pace of play as always was fantastic.
Had a lot of rain the day before, was expecting the course to be wet but in places it was muddy.
Some parts of fairway excellent however seem to be having problems with parts where the birds are ripping it up, especially round bunkers..
All in all decent course and friendly staff/members
Heavy rain in the days leading up to playing left the fairways a little boggy as you’d expect. Greens held up well though.
Some strategically placed bunkers and tree lines to cause you a few difficulties on a relatively flat course.
Played a little longer than I expected but all in all was a great course for the price and an enjoyable afternoon.
Staff were friendly in the shop, other golfers on the course were too.
We will definitely go back again.
Great value for money!
I hadn`t played Forest of Galtres for 10 years but it`s a great established course now and challenging enough for my handicap!!!
Another day on the greens.
The weather had been cold but the sun came out and the waterproofs came off. The greens were good but some areas around them were holding water. Hopefully, this is just temporary. There were a number of people playing the course but this didn't effect the pace of play. Preparation for winter greens is well in hand. There is some damage caused by birds, etc. which will need management to keep the course in good condition.
Still a joy to play here - be back soon!
Go and play
A nice course, in good condition, considering the weather conditions.
The only negative is that badgers have caused significant damage around several bunkers on the course
Excellent course with challenging holes, well maintained and friendly staff would recommend
Played this course over 20 years ago and I recall that the greens were poor, fast forward 20 years and unfortunately the greens hadn’t improved, admittedly they might claim that they had been doing recent hollow tyning but if so it is the only course in the area that I have played that has.
It will probably be another 20 years before I would return
A glorious day for golf!
We got a good Tee time(13:00hrs) which suited my partner as he works(but can escape early on Fridays).
The conditions were good. The sun shone. There was some wind later. The greens were running true. My partner was hitting them in from distance(I managed a few lipped putts). Our scores were good. Better than the last round. The virus makes using the Bar facilities an issue but others seemed to be okay(and Social distanced). We will be back soon!!
Forest of Galtres
Enjoyable as usual - the golf shop let me tee off early so that I could get away and play a nicely paced round.
This was the first me and my son have played this course, I must say I’m very impressed with the course.
Nice to finally play on greens with the same consistency and feel throughout the 18 holes even though they had been sanded a few day prior, the fairways are cut to a very high standard.
I would highly recommend this course to anyone who fancy a great day of golf with some challenging holes, definitely planning on returning again.
A great course for beginners to mid-handicappers
If you are looking for a moderate challenge without the prospect of losing balls or getting frustrated then this is a great course to play. It is long, and when we played it was windy. The open nature of the course means the wind was a real factor especially as many of the longer holes run into the prevailing westerly. The wind also swirled around on the more heavily tree lined areas. A number of well placed fairway bunkers and pairs of large trees standing sentinel either side of the fairway on some holes means good driving is needed off the tee. A few severe doglegs also means it is not always a driver off the tee are you can go for the Tiger line is you feel confident - good risk and reward. Greens were in good condition, and although just hollow tined played true and were moderately paced. If you have not played there before, be aware that there is a small water hazard running across the 4th that is not shown on the card and is not visible just after the path at about 350 yards so your second will have to clear. This was a very relaxed and enjoyable round, ideal for a new golfer to gain confidence and for a standard golfer to post a good score.
Like this course
Into September the course is still in good condition. Minor criticisms, the fairways could be a little shorter and sand on the greens, but it has to be done. The course played well as did the bacon butty.
Course treelining maturing nicely - 20 years since I was a member. A pleasant easy walk usually quiet - not the hardest of courses for a low handicapper. Some bunkers are out of play due to work being done (?) and of course due to COVID no rakes so expect some dodgy lies. All in all enjoyable - will be back as it is very local.