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Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
95.3%
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9 out of 11 reviews
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5.0
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4.5
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4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
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2 out of 2 reviews
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4.7
3 Reviews (3)
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4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
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Recommend this course
3 out of 3 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 73
Length 7000 yards
Slope 133
Rating 75.9
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The Essex Golf & Country Club - County Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1990

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs 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

Reviews

4.4
11 Reviews (11)
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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Good course

Excellent course, partnered 2 senior members that were brilliant company. Greens were running perfectly. Thoroughly enjoyed my experience at this course

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

The Essex

Excellent course the only problem we had was we got held up on every hole, there was a 3 ball in front of us and you could tell 2 of them were beginners.
I understand everybody has to start somewhere however there is a 9 hole course at the Essex and i thought that might have suited them better.
Excellent staff, great course, 8 out of 10

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Friendly Reception & Great Course

The reception upon arrival from the people on the front desk, to the starter on the first was first class. Really welcoming and friendly! The course matched the reception, considering the time of year it was in great condition, with the fairways and greens been soft and receptive respectively but not wet and soggy. Off line in the rough was slight boggy in places, but a fair punishment for missing the fairways which are 40yds wide! Overall a great course, would thoroughly recommend and will be playing there again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
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
Wet weather
Walked

Condition not as good as it could be

Fairways a bit dry and under grassed in places. Greens hollow tined about 3 weeks ago and the effect of this is still present on some of the greens. An abundance of apples to be found on the many apple trees around the course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Whats going on with the Greens

This is a great place, facilities are spot on, course is very nice, long but good and challenging but not too hard.

The problem is the Greens, I have played over 30 different courses this year and these greens are by far the worst. Some courses I have played have less sand in the bunkers! They have been spiked to the point they are just spike holes and sand with a little bit of green around them. Shame as it makes putting pointless its luck if they bobble in or wide.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Really nice

Played in fantastic weather. First thing that struck me was the course in general looked fantastic. All the tee boxes were excellent. The fairways where really good with great bounce and run for this time of year. The greens rolled true and once you get the pace you can trust your putts. I found it long but I enjoyed the test. Longer hitters would thrive here. The only thing I can fault if anything was that no one hole stood out for me in terms of being a signature hole but that shouldn't stop you playing here. Great course and setup in general.

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

Big course, reasonable price for the average player

Nice and big course to play on for 10-22 handicap. Greens do need to improve some patchy areas but it's spring and English weather.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not the best

Course condition not great. Greens were all over the place with some heaving damage in places and tee boxes were a mess with a massive amount of damage! Some lies were unplayable even 20 yards off the green.

Very average course

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

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