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41 Reviews (41)
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
87.5%
Recommend this course
36 out of 41 reviews
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3.8
18 Reviews (18)
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Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.2
77.8%
Recommend this course
14 out of 18 reviews
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3.9
21 Reviews (21)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
81.0%
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17 out of 21 reviews
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Stapleford Abbotts Golf Club - Abbotts Course

About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6501 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Course Details

Year Built 1989
Architect Howard Swan (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - GBP 25
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.1
41 Reviews (41)
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Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked

Very Good Course with variety of challenges

Great course with some good challenges along the way.

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

Nice challenge

Not every hole is a driver. You need to consider other clubs off the tee. Difficult for faders of the ball, as the holes seem to be either straight or dog leg left.
Greens were good but should be better considering e break from traffic they have had.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Overbooked

Not a bad course at all. Decent enough for the money and in reasonable nick. Greens were a little patchy and dry but I’ll put it down too the current situation.

Unfortunately completely spoiled by how overbooked it was. In the end 5 hours for a 2 ball!!!! 2 four balls right in front playing like donuts and countless groups waiting behind us. Not good, needs to be sorted.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

NEEDS A LOT OF WORK

• i spent quite an enjoyable morning on the course, despite some seniors’ competition going on ahead of us. pace of play was good - all things considered - except for a few times when the group ahead of us were having a drink of water or adding up their scores on the side of the greens instead of doing so on the next tee;
• the layout is not too bad, however i had the feeling it plays a lot shorter than the advertised 6,500 yards. i’m not a big fan of alternating really short and really long par 4s. a lot of water and hazard areas, which is always good;
• the fairways were good, albeit a bit dry and patchy;
• the greens were medium-fast, however i was almost forced to chip on a few of them due to cracks or missing patches.
• the staff was friendly, and it looks like there are a lot of activities going on in and around the place, which makes it quite vibrant, i really liked that;
• it looked like they were working on a few tees, which can only be a good thing;
• i’m sure i will give it another shot at some point this year, but if you are really passionate about your golf this is not the best place to do it on;

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Glad we found you

First course to play after lockdown and what a place to start playing again. The place is immaculate. Highly recommended. It's right up there in my list. We'll done

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good Round after lockdown

Played the day after lockdown and it was the busiest golf course I’ve ever been on understandably.

Still managed a decent round and the condition was good.

Greens were a little wooly but you’d expect that as they’d been allowed to grow and recover from the poor winter we had.

Overall a good afternoon out.

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

A little Gem

What a little gem this course is. Well looked after with some tricky holes to play!! Just a pretty course to play and looking forward to returning to it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Nice course

Nice course, nothing really special will suit most golfer ability’s

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Boys day out

Good day in the sun, course condition was good greens ran true a little slow on a few. Nice wide fairways with a few dog-leg holes so iron selection comes into play. Will play again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Course overbooked

Booked tee for 10.53 arrived at 1st tee with a queue 10 deep waiting to tee off. Got away at 11.15 at every hole 20minute wait. By the time we got to the 11th at 16.15 walked off. Silly busy totally overbooked.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Weekday twilight event

Much better than first outing, maybe because knew course. Lot’s if wildlife, no one in front or behind. Greens a bit fluffy, but course generally in good nick. Will be back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Stappleford Abbotts

This was my second time of playing the course. First time , was a nice change and thoroughly enjoyed a different task. However this time around was appalling. Obviously with the pandemic, it’s hit the course hard financially. They completed overbooked the course with 4 balls and 2 balls sharing same tee times.

We waited 25 mins to tee off and then every hole after wards was at least a 20 minute wait before you could play the next hole. In the end my playing partner and I decided enough was enough and had to leave after hole 6. It took us just under 3 hours to finish 6 holes.

On top of that the greens were like rugs. So overgrown and gritty, it was like putting through the first cut of rough.

Seriously disappointed with this course as first time was a good experience, there is much better courses in Essex then this one so will not be playing here for a while if not ever.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
First Time Playing

Lockdown

At least 10 groups of four balls playing. Surely this should not be allowed until guidelines are relaxed!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

First game after lockdown. Good first impression got a beer and a sandwich which was a plus. Course was generally in good condition could do with a good watering in places some greens were in bad condition but good value overall will definitely play here again

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

Great course

Great value, good condition. Decent mix of holes. Lots of water to try and sometimes fail to avoid. A fair test for an 18-handicapper like me. Staff friendly. Had a great time and will definitely return.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

A gem

What a great course loads of interesting holes well looked after great greens they do a 4 day membership i am looking into joining

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

To many dog legs right to left

Nice course in good condition, greens OK well kept. Not my kind of course though as a lot of holes right to left, I like to draw the ball, so doesn't suit my game. Will still play occasionally as good price.

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

Cracker

Absolute cracker of a course! Loved every minute of it and alma arms does a spectacular pie and pint after !! Fabulous day booked again tomorrow!! Winner

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