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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
90.7%
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4.6
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
88.2%
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15 out of 17 reviews
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4.6
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
88.2%
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15 out of 17 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 70
Length 6042 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Royston Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1892
Golf Season Year round
Architect Harry Vardon (1929)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Catering

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Billiards

Reviews

4.6
20 Reviews (20)
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Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent round

First time at Royston - very impressed. Hilly, challenging, great views. Lucky to be in a quiet patch so no other players nearby so able to really appreciate the complex layout and location. Will definitely be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Great course, challenging all the way

Royston is a favourite of mine. It is very tough for its length, like an inland links, really up and down as well and winds challenging. You have to think on every hole and if you get a couple of bad breaks the score racks up. But it certainly has made me a better player; and if you live miles from the sea like I do this is the closest to a challenging links you will find.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Don't play this course if your toupee is not secure!

Fantastic course - very exposed to the elements but in excellent condition. My group had a cancellation due to a course closure in Norfolk so we detoured to play this inland as it was en route to our destination. Didn't know what to expect, and we were all very happy with it. Don't think any of us had played in that wind before, but felt it prepared us nicely for coastal links golf! Thanks for accomodating at such short notice.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Hills and more hills

Played this course yesterday and the first thing you notice is where is the first tee, a par 5 away, then all your doing is climbing hill after hill, you need a buggy for sure otherwise you will be absolutely shattered by the end of your round, greens were poor, sanded and not really running true, the only thing I can say is when you are at the top of the course the views are great, but for me not a enjoyable round of golf

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Wow

What a course!!! It’s been on my doorstop for years but didn’t think I was good enough to play there...everyone was so friendly and helpful (especially when we had to ask a few times where the next tee was). Condition of the course was first rate...we are definitely going back..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Decent but could be better.

Course is very hilly. There’s just far too many hikers, walkers and kids running around on the boundaries of the course. Obviously that is very annoying but it’s also very dangerous. There should be a ban on members of the public walking around the course. They shouldn’t have any access, particularly as the course is extremely hilly and you can’t always see who’s walking across the fairway - you think it’s clear and you hit one and then as your ball is at peak height you suddenly see a couple of heads appearing over the hills - right where your ball is heading.

I got this course for a hot deal at £19 which I think is a fair price, seeing that it is £30-£35 at other times I think is overpriced.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Royston golf club

Great pro shop, happy members, the course is un like anything I have played before felt like a seaside links, no water and not really tree lined the rough and the wind protect this course. Many great holes that make you really think about which clubs to use I would recommend this course to anyone wanting a different challenge.

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

Lovely course after some rain

Played here after a few days of rain and the course was absolutely amazing. Greens, fairways and tee boxes were in great condition. Although not being that long, it certainly is a challenge. My friend even managed to make his first ever eagle. Staff were very friendly too.

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

Scenic course in a great condition

First time we had played this course, it was tricky but very enjoyable. Greens were in great condition and each hole was like a feature hole! Will definitely play again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good value

Can’t argue was happy after my round yesterday, well organised For the current situation Although luckily someone was near the clubhouse to tell us to park up the road and report to man on 1st tee Or it might of been a little confusing but apart from that all good.

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

Great layout and friendly staff

Very good round of golf really enjoyed can’t wait to go back

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

One of the best and most challenging courses in this area

A fantastic course with everything other than water, presents many challenges particularly for the more aggressive golfer!

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

You’ll earn your steps!

Great course and layout. So many holes could be “feature” holes.
Don’t expect many easy shots. Always got to consider the change in height and wind certainly plays it part! It’s tough on the legs but the course condition was excellent. Greens were running true!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Excellent golf course and experience

Royston is a unique golf course being a local nature reserve and area of scientific interest on common land. Therfiled heath was a wonderful place to spend an afternoon and we had the entire course to ourselves. Definitely would recommend as an experience and the club shop and clubhouse staff were extremely helpful and friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked

Challenging in the rain!

This is a unique course, which plays longer than it actually is. From the white tees it is quite a challenge. Lots of uphill shots make club selection interesting. The course is exposed to the elements, so when the wind blows it is tricky. We thoroughly enjoyed our round. I would recommend getting a buggy because it is quite a walk between holes. We parked at the tennis club to get access to the first tee.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Brought back memories

Course as ever in great condition and the hills are as draining on your legs as they always were. Used to play here a lot as a youngster, removal of road holes diminishes the course a little but such is life. Never too busy here because of the physical demands but beware the walkers and families with dogs who often don't show you much consideration- they can ruin the odd shot for you! Very different to most courses in our area and worth so long as your legs can take the slopes

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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