Aldeburgh Golf Club

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Aldeburgh Golf Club, Suffolk is a 27 hole course with the 18 hole, par 68 (6603 yard) Main course and a 9 hole, par 64 Rivers Course. A private, links golf course established in 1984.

Contact Information

Saxmundham Road, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, IP15 5PE United Kingdom

Tel: 01728 452890

Golf Pro: Keith Preston | Tel: 01728 453309

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

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  • Midweek Guide: £70.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £75.00 per round *

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  4.1

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 22
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3.91 ... Overall Rating
3.91 ... The Course
4.75 ... Course Cond.
3.95 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.77 ... VFM
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4.75 ... Pace of play
4.00 ... Hospitality.
4.33 ... Prac. Facil.
3.50 ... Food + Drink
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22 ratings & 15 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked out of 1971.

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What the club says: Founded in 1984 Aldeburgh Golf Club is one of the oldest clubs in suffoldk and is seperated from the tidal Alde estuary by an unusual strip of maritime heathland.

The Championship Course at 6,603 yards but with no par fives on the men's card is a substantial challenge for even the best golfer. Every hole presents an examination in shotmaking and accuracy; a stroke given away to the course is difficult to recover. It is also a beautiful place to play golf. The views of the River Alde and glimpses of the North Sea, grey one day blue another, are enough to raise the spirits even when the score is not quite up to expectation.

The River Course has nine holes in a beautiful setting overlooking the River Alde. It has a par of 32 with an interesting mix of Par 3s and 4s with no bunkers but with the natural hazards of fine old pine trees, gorse and broom.


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Reviewed Jul 25 2018 by Nigel W - rated 5 out of 5

River Course a fantastic quality pay and play

Some of the best greens I've played on in 2018
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Reviewed Jul 20 2018 by Graham C - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Feb 12 2018 by Matt H - rated 5 out of 5

Excellent Course!

Course was in fantastic condition. Obviously soaks up all the rain.

Fairways are excellent and the greens were in great condition too given the time of year and recent rain.

Bunkers were perfect with the right amount of sand.

Tee boxes perfectly manicured.

Even though the par of 68 and no par 5's means you play a lot of par 4's I felt like there was a good variety. Some very well placed bunkers.

Would imagine this course would probably be a lot more challenging in the summer.

Don't be put off by the green fee or 2 ball/foresomes rule. Really is worth a visit!

(Round played: Feb 2018 - Score: 81 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Aug 11 2017 by Richard S - rated 4 out of 5

Suffolk's Best

By far the best course in Suffolk, maybe East Anglia!!!!
Only downside you have to play Foursomes or Singles.

(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 87 Handicap: 13.5)
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Reviewed Mar 6 2017 by Brendon B - rated 3 out of 5
grass land course , with gorse, large greens, first nine noisy due to road, only 2s allowed to play, new dinning area being built.

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 94 Handicap: 18)
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Reviewed Feb 21 2017 by Peter, London - rated 1 out of 5
In possibly the worst condition I have seen any golf club. What stood out for me was that they have entirely ruined the green aprons by digging them up and then heavily sanding them. There appears to be a patchy growth of meadow grasses on them now which makes them impossible to putt through. if a chip lands on them they are just dead. Secondly whoever cuts the gorse back needs their head examining, it hasn't been coppiced properly in most places and my overwhelming thought is now that bracken and bramble dominate rather than gorse. It really has been dreadfully and unsensitively mucked about. What a very great shame to ruin a course like this
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Reviewed Feb 7 2017 by Alasdair R - rated 5 out of 5


(Round played: Mar 2016 - Score: 86 Handicap: 14.7)
Delightful traditional club, very welcoming to both ladies and men. The course is tight with plenty of gorse to contend much of which had been pruned back this season. Excellent winter condition. Very good value winter fees inclusive of delicious soup and sandwiches.
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Reviewed Sep 10 2016 by Mark A - rated 4 out of 5

HOT DAY - PLAYING FAST - NICE COURSE - LONG SOCK RULES COURT US OUT AND MADE PLAYING LESS COMFORTABLE

(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 87 Handicap: 10.5)
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Reviewed Jul 16 2016 by Stephen P - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jan 8 2016 by Lorrie Austin, Colchester - rated 5 out of 5
The best course in the region by a mile a brilliant golf course, Some very challenging holes in fact none of them are easy but as the fairways and rough are in such great condition when you fail to get on the greens in regulation you still have a good chance of chipping and putting for your par.The greens are tricky but fair.
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Reviewed Jan 15 2014 by Henry, Suffolk - rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic course kept in the best of condition even in the winter months. Many interesting holes with some breathtaking views. The staff are very positive and polite, truly a wonderful golf club!
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Reviewed Jun 9 2013 by Tony Stone - rated 5 out of 5
Loved this course, very challenging and beautifully maintained. Particularly love the views of the sea from certain holes, definitely worth the Green fee. Club house and staff are wonderful and very polite.
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Reviewed Jun 9 2013 by John H, Walpole - rated 5 out of 5
Absolutely beautiful course steeped in history, well worth the green fee. Staff are very friendly and welcoming. 5 stars!
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Reviewed Apr 3 2012 by Michael R - rated 3 out of 5
An interesting course with some nice holes. Bit expensive for what it is. Nice old style clubhouse and very friendly staff.
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Reviewed Apr 18 2011 by Simon B - rated 4 out of 5
Lovely links-type course. The rough has apparently been cut back in recent years to give moderate players a chance. Really welcoming staff.
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Reviewed Feb 5 2010 by Joe S - rated 4 out of 5
only allowed on the '9 hole course', however this is still a lovely little course and good value..
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Reviewed Aug 4 2007 by George M - rated 3 out of 5
good alround
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Course Information:
27 holes | Par Main Course 68: Rivers Course 64 | Main Course 6603: Rivers Course 4060 yards | Private | Links

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