Macdonald Linden Hall Golf & Country Club

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4.3
21
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
96.1%
Recommend this course
20 out of 21 reviews
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4.3
6
5 Stars
3
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1
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0
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0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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Average Rating
4.6
9
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6
4 Stars
2
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1
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0
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0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6846
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Resort
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Linden Hall Country Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 72 6846 yards
Yellow 72 6117 yards
Red (W) 72 5530 yards
Scorecard for Macdonald Linden Hall Golf and Country 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: 73.1/123 417 397 584 159 423 440 165 289 516 3390 411 398 388 556 395 173 530 176 429 3456 6846
White M: 72.1/122 395 390 558 150 381 401 135 280 508 3198 400 390 375 547 385 154 498 163 392 3304 6502
Yellow M: 70.7/121 382 358 516 136 366 373 123 266 487 3007 382 368 357 534 363 144 463 142 357 3110 6117
Red W: 70.2/119 363 318 489 89 338 348 102 256 405 2708 340 329 338 511 327 112 430 124 311 2822 5530
Handicap 2 4 10 16 8 6 14 18 12 1 9 11 7 5 17 13 15 3
Par 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 5 36 4 4 4 5 4 3 5 3 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1997
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jonathan Gaunt (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

4.3
21
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Average in all departments.

A Cold day in early November, Average bacon sandwich and coffee = £5. Pace of play was slow on the front 9, stuck behind 2, 4 balls. Waved through on 10th by both sets of 4 balls only to catch up with the slowest 2 ball known to man on 15th!

The course was a bit messy, long walks from some greens to the next tee box. Most tee boxes were brought forward, greens recently timed so not true.

Everything average at best but probably vfm at only £12 for the 18 holes.

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

Worth the visit

Very friendly from the moment you arrive, pro shop staff efficient and helpful, course in very good condition and well worth playing. Linden Pub is excellent watering hole on site

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

Nice course in great Northumberland countryside

Course in great condition.

Checked in at the pro shop very quickly from friendly staff.

Very quiet on Saturday we played so could take our time enjoying the scenery, fresh air and sun.!

Plenty of wildlife around.....pheasants a plenty!

We hired a buggy which at £30 was a lot more than the round ! And more than other courses

Other than that I highly recommend this course

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic course in fantastic condition!

What a fantastic gem of a course in great location. The staff were all very friendly and gave good advice to us before we headed out onto the course.

The course itself was in great condition with a number of cracking picturesque holes and some very challenging par threes.

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

Bargain

For 15 pound it was a bargain. Course was in good condition and grounds are very picturesque. All in all a nice pleasant round.

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

Great Course

Challenging, long and techical, course was in great condition and we all really enjoyed the experience. Would recommend this to those who like mature parkland courses in a great aetting.

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

Good course, long and busy

Very good course but was really busy when we played so there was a lot of waiting around. There's a lot of walking between holes

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

Hidden gem

Great location. Lovely well maintained coarse. Quite difficult for a beginner but I loved every second. Definitely worth coming back for a another round or two.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather

Good Course BUT....

The course was in good conditions apart from the Tees.... every tee (mens and ladies) were in a disgraceful state. There was hardly a blade of grass on them. Would recommend to a friend with the advisory about the tee conditions

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course but ....

Yes , good course BUT are the green staff short staffed ? Tees appear dead and bunkers get a grunt of a rake every so often so needs bit work carried out and greens need nipped down a tad for better pace .

But lovely course , recommend a buggy tho as lengthy and lot of walking between tees

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

Brian

Very good course in nice condition. The greens were fantastic and ran true Will play again during the summer as there is some very good greenfee deals just now

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

Lovely day

Linden Hall is a beautiful, somewhat challenging course, set in fabulous Northumbrian countryside. I was disappointed with the brown tee boxes, and the bunkers could have done with a good raking, but the fairways and greens were in good order.

A lovely course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

In need of TLC

This course is an a great venue for a round of golf. Low handicappers have chances to test their skills but at the same time medium/high handicappers get a good but fair test of their golf. I walked the course with the owners when it was first built and it was immaculate and every hole (maybe with 2 exceptions) has some feature to make it memorable. My only concern is that the course has been a little neglected and needs some TLC. Tee boxes need tidying, greens are OK but could be better, paths need attention and very few bunkers have sand in them (or at least it is so compacted it's like playing off concrete). I am told that the course is being worked on and I certainly will be playing it again this summer.

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

Only fault would be the distance between some of the holes but I am being picky

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

Great par 3s

The course was in great condition for the time of year, the par 3s are some of the nicest I have played.

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

Decent but could be so much better

Sorry to say some of the less positive reviews are justified - the tees, bunkers and greens are not great. The bunkers at 11 and 8 were barely playable and should be GUR without more sand in them. That said, this is one of the best and most fun parkland layouts in the whole North East. All the par 3s are gorgeous (particularly 4) and are great fun. There a plethora of really good holes on the course in general.

Also a buggy is very useful (or at least a powakaddy) as the course is almost 7000 yards tee to green but also at least another 2000 yards from green to tee.

Staff were formal and not massively friendly, though couldn't be faulted.

In short- greens need a bit of TLC and bunkers need a lot more sand. But it is good fun to play. Worth a blast when you can get on for £20 for me.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather

Long but rewarding course

Some interesting short holes and difficult bunkers. An extremely hot day made the course challenging

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