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3.8
43 Reviews (43)
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Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.8
84.9%
Recommend this course
37 out of 43 reviews
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3.2
9 Reviews (9)
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Conditions
3.2
Value
3.4
Layout
3.6
Pace
2.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
3.6
66.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 9 reviews
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3.6
18 Reviews (18)
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Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
3.9
77.8%
Recommend this course
14 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 6221 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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High Elms Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1969
Golf Season Year round
Architect Fred Hawtree

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.8
43 Reviews (43)
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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Absolute nightmare

Managed to double book our tee time and couldn’t arrange for us to play before 2hours after our planned tee time. Course is in really poor condition, greens not receptive at all. Uninteresting layout with a number of drivable par 4... probably the worst golf course I have seen so far. Would not recommend at all, so many great courses in the area with better quality / value for money

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Slow play due to a comp

Turn up to course to say there is a competition being played when tee time was booked for. 2 hours 45 minutes to finish 9 holes. Far to slow.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Tee times overbooked!

I turned up 15 minutes before my tee time. Went to practice in the nets before and there was one group on the tee box and 2 more waiting. I had two groups come up to me and ask what time I was teeing off. Both had the same time as me. I couldn't really rate the course conditions as after an hour and only playing 2 holes I decides to leave. Unfortunately I had booked on here and was unable to get my money back.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
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

Great course

Amazing value . Short but tricky pins . Definitely returning

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Nice course too busy

Nice course layout, some challenging holes, par 3 213 yrds very tough. Liked the course layout. The pace of play was terrible, over 5 hrs for a round is just way to long, to many people waiting at the first, we knew, we was in for a long round. Which was a shame, would play it again just may tee off much later in the day next time

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Saturday Morning Concerns

We booked this course having not played it many years, upon arrival was advised that the course layout had changed, the back 9 was not the front 9.

The putting green was very sandy but advised by the starter that the rest of the greens were good....... that was no way accurate - they were all awful. I understand that this time of year the greens need work, but new players should be notified and green fee reduced as no green was of a suitable standard for £30.

As a 2 ball at the start we were advised there were members in front, but they should let a quick 2 ball through, 2 groups did let us through, but at were held up for 13 holes by a very unobservant 4 ball members group hitting it all over the place... who would not let us through and subsequently had to wait on every shot for the remainder of the round. When mentioned about it in the Pro shop, it seemed that this was the normal and nothing could be done about it.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value for money

Good challenge at an acceptable pace for a sensible weekend price

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

Great course, well maintained, outstanding value for money

Great course, in really good condition and really good value for money. Will come back again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lovely course for the price

Well looked after considering it’s winter. Nice course, will definitely be heading back again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Walked

Interesting layout, winter course, muddy underfoot

Being winter time, this course was quite muddy underfoot.The greens were quite bumpy. I enjoyed the variety of the different holes. The only hole that I found very confusing was the second hole, as there was no direction pole showing the direction of the fairway. Being a short hole, I had no idea where to aim my drive. This was the only hole where I lost my ball.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great golf and Great rice

For £16 a round at 1pm tee time I thought that this course offered absolute value for money. It's a lovely course though due to a lack of rain the fairways were very dry. The greens were well kept and frustratingly fast at this time of year.

Overall I was extremely pleased and will definitely be visiting again soon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Decent course

Was only 25£ each person for a 4 ball which we all thought was a very good price. It wasn’t busy on the day so we wasn’t waiting for anyone to finish in front of us or have people waiting and watching us play. Would definitely go back

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

Winter golf

Winter tees in operation at High Elms now but mats are excellent. Fairways very patchy after being parched from summer but playable - hopefully recover ready for next spring. Greens in reasonable nick. Some green surrounds getting muddy following wet spell but that's the norm this time of year. No temps and, all in all, very good for £15. The pressure hoses for shoes and trollies are located in the middle of a mud heap - so you clean your gear of mud then get covered again walking away from hose! Need a rethink there!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Walked

Great little track

The green were still in very good condition. Tees were starting to get wet due to time of year. Overall course was in good condition.
Its not too challenging as a course as several par 4 holes are short. But overall i really liked the day out

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

Old fave

Been playing High Elms for 30 years and it remains one of the best layouts around for a public course and for value for money. Course in very fair condition for mid-October. Fairways struggling in parts, like many other clubs, following hot summer but no issues. 3 and a half hours very good. Still gotta re-lay that 10th green, though - absurd slope!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

It has been better

This course has really nice layout but currently isn't playing well. Some fairways are very patchy and the greens have been hollotined. Overall I would still recommend but maybe give it a few weeks.

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

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