Sharpley Golf Centre

Independently rated: Golfshake Golf Course Rating 4.27 out of 5 from 264 golf course ratings.

Sharpley Golf CentreSharpley Golf Centre, County Durham is an 18 hole, par 71 (5901 yard), private, inland links golf course.  Price Guide: £££

Contact Information

B1404, Seaton, Seaham, County Durham, SR7 0NP United Kingdom

Tel: 0191 513 1100

Website: http://www.sharpleygolf.co.uk/

Golf Pro: Simon Robinson

Contact/Secretary: Carole Weightman

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££
  • Midweek Guide: £18.00 per round; £64.00 per 4 ball (excl Bank Hols);Big Value Monday £16 per round/£54 per 4 ball Twilight from £10 *
  • Weekend Guide: £23.00 per round; £84.00 per 4 ball *

* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 18 holes | Par 71 | 5901 yards | Private | Inland Links

Facilities: Driving range, Golf clubs for hire, Golf buggies for hire, Golf clubhouse, Bar, Food available, Accommodation available, golf course.

Visitors: Sharpley is the driest inland course in the North East, unique soil, drainage and construction and has never lost a day due to rain yet.

Society bookings for 2014 Now taken. Society meals available everyday if pre booked.

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 36

Location: South of Sunderland Easy access from A19 Seaton Seaham Junction of B1404 and 10 mins from A1(M)

Designed by: Director of Golf

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Score Cards

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Course Tee Par SSS Yds
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Sharpley Golf Centreyellow71685547
Sharpley Golf Centreyellow71685527
Sharpley Golf CentreYellow71685517
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Sharpley Golf Centre Reviews & Information

264 ratings from Golfshake members

Golfshake Rating

  4.27

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 264
Breakdown Averages

4.17 ... Overall Rating
4.42 ... The Course
3.57 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.01 ... VFM
Reviews

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HIGHLY RATED - 100% would play again or recommend

What the club says: Set in beautiful rolling countryside and boasting panoramic sea views, Sharpley Golf course is an absolute pleasure to play - it is challenging Par 71 and has many unusual water features and established greens. The course has been designed with input from three top architects and shaped using an experienced team, over a number years and therefore has an established feel with greens built to USGA standards. The Head Greenkeeper Richard Hood boasts over 25 years of experince and is committed to Sharpley. An extensive drainage network built into the course boasts the newest technology, meaning whatever the weather, the course will be in the condition golfers expect, day to day, season to season.

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Ian Tynemouth rated 5 out of 5 - Apr 14 2014
Played on 13/04/14. Very strong winds. A very good course in fact very hard! the greens are like the masters, very friendly staff well worth a visit. older players may want to consider a buggy as some of the holes are on the steep side. The 18th has probably ruined quite a few score cards!
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Duncan P rated 4 out of 5 - Mar 10 2014
Great course always playable come winter or summer (Round played: Mar 2014 - Score: 97 Handicap: 25.6)
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Keith M rated 4 out of 5 - Jan 8 2014
Course in fantastic condition, all summer greens as usual and as difficult as you can get. Brilliant value for great inland links style course (Round played: Jan 2014 - Score: 92 Handicap: 25.5)
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Brent C rated 4 out of 5 - Nov 16 2013
Good day allayed well good service course and greens were excellent
(Round played: Oct 2013 - Score: 91 Handicap: 0)
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jsouth shieldsohn rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 19 2013
Great course with plenty of challenges,so far one of the best in the area i played.Practice area well thought out along with the driving range.A definate ++ mark for revisiting.Club house a wee bit small but being good weather sat outside for coffee and bacon rolls after the round,must have been 1/2 a pig in the rolls..fan bloody tastic .Staff brilliant and helpfull couldnt have asked for more.
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Mark G rated 5 out of 5 - Oct 6 2013
sharpley gets better and better little tweaks here and there even though greens have been bored for winter feed still no probblem love this course (Round played: Oct 2013 - Score: 88 Handicap: 19.6)
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Mary rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 30 2013
I was up visiting friends and family in the North, I had heard about Sharply Golf Course but had not had the opportunity to play there before. It is a fantastic course, with wonderful Sea views over the North East coast. We had a mixed 4 of different abilities. The green's where great as they catered for all standards. Challenging, but confidence giving too! :-) The club house is warm and friendly with Excellent staff service. I would definitely recommend and will visit again next time I'm North.
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Charlie Bankes, Sunderland rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 30 2013
Great course with lovely views and excellent greens. Fairways are always kept tidy and the ground keepers and club house staff are always friendly and welcoming. Definitely one of my favourite courses.
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Craig/Durham rated 1 out of 5 - Aug 30 2013
Very Very poor customer service!!!
I had a 4 ball booked for bank holiday Monday as a friend was making his yearly visit to Durham from his home in Cambridge. When he visits we usually play at my local course which is Mt Oswalds in Durham and over the years this has become a customary thing. I have recently played Sharperly & liked it so suggested that we change venues and play there instead. I booked the T off time weeks in advance with no problem and 24 hours before we were due to play I rang up again to confirm and also to check that the course had a set of left handed clubs for hire for our visiting friend. I was told that this was no problem and the clubs would be waiting for us upon our arrival.
We duly arrived the next day and on going to the club house we were told that the staff had "lost" the hire clubs and could not find them. The two members of staff were full of apologies & we waited while they tried to find the clubs. Some time later there were still no clubs. By this time we were concerned that our T time would be completely lost and our friend was growing increasingly frustrated.
To cut a long story short, the clubs could not be found, our friend ended up having to leave the course without playing and the three of us T'd off 15 minutes late.
We had been looking forward to playing as a 4 ball & this left us bitterly disappointed. The most forgiving word I can give the course is Amateurish. If there was any problem with the hire clubs, they had my number, they should have contacted me, then we would have had time to try & book elsewhere.
To exacerbate matters further, when I returned home I emailed the course to inform them of my dissatisfaction, I did receive a reply but it was very non descript and really seemed like they weren't particularly bothered. I am yet to receive a reply from my further email, I think this says it all..

This is a young course which has some real interesting holes & features. Because of this shocking customer service however I shall not be returning, nor shall I be recommending it to any of my associates.
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Rich G rated 4 out of 5 - Jul 25 2013
Course was in excellent condition today. Only issues were Tee Boxes were a little hard with the hot weather to place your Tee in the soil... (Round played: Jul 2013 - Score: 89 Handicap: )
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