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4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.4
96.3%
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4.4
11 Reviews (11)
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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11 out of 11 reviews
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4.4
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5 Stars
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4 Stars
7
3 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Parkland
Par 69
Length 5918 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Kingsthorpe Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1912
Golf Season Year round
Architect C. H. Alison (1912) H. S. Colt

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Single Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.0
30 Reviews (30)
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

I have lived in Northampton for years but never played Kingsthorpe before. I had heard it was extremely tight, but I was pleasantly surprised that it didn’t live up to that particular reputation!

It was in great shape; particularly the greens.

It wasn’t busy when I played, so I wasn’t affected, but I can imagine it being a bit slow around those holes with shared tees and greens (and the one where you drive over the previous green) at busier times.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tight course with tighter green undulations

Tight course with some shared tee boxes and greens.
Some of the hardest greens I have played. Play to drop it in the hole, or you are going 10ft past...

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Kingsthprpe

A nice course. Plenty of signs to help with next tees. Course was in good condition although very hilly. Didn't get to use the off course facilities but everyone was very friendly and helpful.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities 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
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great Value for money

Although the course isn’t particularly long the greens are top class and the best I’ve played on for some time. They have interesting slopes and they run true and at a good pace.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Walked

Great greens and an interesting day

Friendly pro shop considering the lock down etc.

Relatively short course but challenging as you really needed to be straight off the tee. A windy day meant that the course was playing longer than the card.

nor busy and it seemed that there was no pressure to keep to the order of the holes. Considering the course is near the centre of Northampton it had a very country feel.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

A good round

The greens were in very good condition and were challenging and the fairways were also in good condition.

The only thing I would say is that some the fairways were tight between holes which made for a couple of close calls from wayward tee shots

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Challenging 18 holes

After not being able to get any suitable tee times for a while, I found some open on the morning of Sunday 27th September.

The pro in the shop was very friendly and helpful,
We made our way round this lovely well presented course which for two high handicappers was a tough but fair challenge.

The greens were in very good condition but lightening fast compared to what we are used to!

I would say it’s a course that you have to think your way around and even better if you can shape the ball.

Overall a very enjoyable round and good value for money.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Great Greens but nothing else

The greens are some of the best in the county .

The members some of the worst.

The amount of swearing in the clubhouse bar was phenomenal.

Golf maybe trying to attract a different imagine but I'm not sure hooligans is the right one .

Play the course, make loads of pars as it's short and easy but go elsewhere for everything else.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Value for money

Good value for money - course in good condition only downside are the balls flying over from other fairways - pretty dangerous and I was nearly hit with a ball on a couple of occasions - other downside ignorance of other players playing of your fairway with no consideration for anyone other than themselves - my experience on the day .

Very hilly in some parts too

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Lives up to "gem" reputation

Course in great condition and fairways could be described as lush. Always enjoy playing here. Greens staff had obviously put a lot of work into it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sunny golf

Another good day round this course. Greens played very well.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course and use of landscape real good test of golf

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worth it for the greens.

Kingsthorpe makes the most of its location with a course that uses every inch of space well

It does suffer from a lack of longer holes and par 5's but this is compensated for by excellent greens..

An enjoyable if unremarkable course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Lovely old golf course

Really enjoyed my days golf. A windy day which added to the challenge. Not a long course but plenty to keep you thinking. The course is tight in places but generally fair, the green are really good and very tricky, you have to know which part of the green you need to play to. Only minor complaint some of the tees could do with some TLC. Staff were great and the half way house was excellent.
Will definitely play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Return visit needed!

Booked a few days beforehand when the weather forecast was good, on the day we had to contend with heavy rain instead, so only managed 9 holes before calling it a day. We liked what we saw of the course, plenty to interest at our level and some good challenges on the course. We will be back!

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