Gosforth Golf Club

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3.8
17
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.3
79.4%
Recommend this course
15 out of 17 reviews
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Average Rating
3.7
3
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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Average Rating
3.8
4
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.8
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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Holes 18
Par 69
Length 6084
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Private
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 69 6084 yards
Yellow 69 5806 yards
Red (W) 73 5385 yards
Scorecard for Gosforth Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 67.7/115 308 429 161 342 174 290 451 162 394 2711 412 148 422 532 526 412 178 258 432 3320 6031
White M: 66.2/111 294 392 157 336 153 275 424 155 387 2573 405 145 408 527 491 397 163 250 401 3187 5760
Red W: 71.2/121 290 382 151 332 131 268 413 152 385 2504 400 143 362 456 481 388 166 249 391 3036 5540
Handicap 9 15 3 11 7 13 1 17 5 16 4 12 8 18 2 14 6 10
Par 4 4 3 4 3 4 4 3 4 33 4 3 4 5 5 4 3 4 4 36 69

Course Details

Year Built 1906
Golf Season Year round
Architect Steve Marnoch

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

3.8
17
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Really enjoy it here, friendly and polite staff and some nice golfers too. Really love playing here

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great

One of the friendliest and welcoming courses we have visited. Considering the hot weather we have had the course was in first class condition with near perfect greens. Will definitely return

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

Wet

Despite conditions course in mint condition and only 2 temp greens

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

Fantastic condition

Played this course and the greens were Fantastic, so fast and rolling true.

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

Course on form as per

Played the course a few times. It's always in great condition and despite the recent poor weather took the water well and wasn't too boggy. Always happy to play here, would recommend!

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

Good course in the city

This is a great course in a good central location. The staff and members are very friendly and the course is currently in excellent condition. Not a particularly long course however quite a few tricky holes to keep you honest!

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

Brilliant course and club house.

Greens were in good condition and the course was in good shape. Friendly staff and good atmosphere.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Short course but testing

Nicely laid out course, plenty of sand in the bunkers and the ousburn running through the course adds a nice feature. Thinking of joining as I liked it so much....

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Very enjoyable and in great condition.

Gosforth has some of the purest greens in the region, giving you the confidence to drain the 6 footers. There are lots of different styles of hole, with a few elevated greens including the short par 4 17th, which certainly can reward anyone brave enough to risk driver off the tee! The course feels quite open for the majority of the round, so you don't have to worry about occasional hooks/slices, however there are just enough ditches and out-of-bounds areas to keep you concentrating for the full round. I played on a warm, relatively calm day so the longer par 4s were reachable in 2, but I imagine a windy day would make this a very testing golf course for anyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very enjoyable

This is a relatively short but enjoyable course. Very well kept, impressive greens. The back nine is a little up and down for a spell but it ends strongly with some good holes.

Bar area is nice, menu is ideal for golfers and the chips are a must!

Not the toughest test but a fun place to play and if you are lucky, we were, then you may even be joined on the course by deer wandering around.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Great game

A lovely course to play, and the weather was perfect. One of the best courses in the North.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens in great condition

Played this with my wife on a lovely day.Greens were in great condition.The course is not long or too difficult which suited my wife but maybe not the lower handicapper.

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

Bridlepath gosforth g.c.

The best condition I've ever played this course, will definitely be back sometime through the year to try and better my 71 gross

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing

Never Again

After a few rainy days prior to playing, checking the website and speaking to the golf shop upon arrival the course was supposed to be fine and playable. UTTER GARBARGE!!!!! 11 of the greens were closed off and the pin was on the fairway for those closed holes. The annoying element was the greens seemed perfectabley playable - so why close them off??? Where the grounds man had moved the holes too it was absolutely impossible to putt. On the 16th hole in particular the "green" was nothing more than a massive puddle. As for the tee of position, at least 12 of the holes had the tee box moved 30-40 yards futher up the fairway - where again (exactly the same as the greens) they seemed perfectly playable.

With regards to the greens that were open it was evident that the course had very little or zero drainage as the greens looked like a giant pin cushion with all the holes in it. This meant having a smooth putt was absolutely impossible. The ball bobbles to the hole on every green. Unbelievable that they had the cheek to charge anything at all to play on this course.

Yes, the course is over 100yr old and yes, you don't expect it to be perfect. You could even blame the bad weather the few days before to a certain degree, but for me it was a poor excuse for a golf course. Defiantly needs bringing into the 21st century!

You'll never get any of my again!!!!!!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Fair weather

Great round

Course was very wet due to the rain we,ve had and some winter greens being played. Despite that had a great round!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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MichaelEHall
Commented On 11/15/2016

I played the same day and the course was terrible

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