Berkhamsted Golf Club

Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Berkhamsted Golf Club, Hertfordshire is an 18 hole, par 71 (6605 yard), private, heathland golf course established in 1890

Contact Information

The Common, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 2QB United Kingdom

Tel: 01442 865832

Golf Pro: John Clarke | Tel: 01442 865851

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

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  • Midweek Guide: £55.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £60.00 per round *

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Berkhamsted Golf Club Reviews & Information


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  4.3

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 49
Average Ratings
4.14 ... Overall Rating
4.38 ... The Course
4.11 ... Course Cond.
4.00 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.60 ... VFM
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3.33 ... Pace of play
3.11 ... Hospitality.
3.00 ... Prac. Facil.
3.89 ... Food + Drink
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49 ratings & 32 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 693 out of 1971.

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What the club says: Berkhamsted Golf Club is ranked in the top 100 golf courses in the country. Established in 1890, it enjoys the most beautiful setting amongst woodlands, heather and gorse and has the unusual characteristic of having no sand bunkers. The course drains very well and is an excellent all year round course.
The club hosts annually one of the top amateur events that qualifies for World Ranking Points, an event which has seen names such as Sandy Lyle, Luke Donald, Nick Faldo, Lee Westwood, Tom Lewis and many others coming through the circuit on their way to greater things.


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Reviewed Nov 4 2018 by David S - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic

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Reviewed Jul 4 2018 by Gerry Y - rated 4 out of 5
A very challenging course.
It requires accuracy as once you are off the fairway you are in deep trouble.
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Reviewed Apr 23 2018 by Miles W - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 18 2018 by Alan P - rated 5 out of 5
Worthy of being in the top 100 golf clubs in England
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Reviewed Feb 17 2018 by Eamonn C - rated 2 out of 5

Tricky course

The lack of bunkers is more than offset by the rough ground slightly off the fairways and around the greens. Our group of 18 had a 40 point score and three 36 point scores so perhaps others would see the course differently!

(Round played: Feb 2018 - Score: 94 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jan 19 2018 by Marek L - rated 5 out of 5

Hidden Gem and no bunkers

Lovely course with very few flat lies. Forgiving in width of fairways but stray and there are plenty of gorse bushes to punish you. Green for January were fast and true though faster this morning due to the frost. Some reasonably long carries off the tee, especially the 8th and 9th which also plays across a road. Great course, would very much love to visit again someday. I must admit that it was free today as buddy won a 4-ball in raffle!!

(Round played: Jan 2018 - Score: 90 Handicap: 15.5)
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Reviewed Oct 25 2017 by Charlie S - rated 4 out of 5

Fantastic course and I would definitely recommend

A challenging course where laying up is in important but greens and fairways are in great condition.

(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 97 Handicap: 19.8)
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Reviewed Oct 4 2017 by Robert M - rated 5 out of 5
Berkhamsted is deservedly one of the best courses in Hertfordshire. Despite having no bunkers as a unique feature, it is not an easy course. Gorse and heather are also a great feature that differentiate the course from others in the county.

(Round played: Sep 2017 - Score: 95 Handicap: 12.7)
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Reviewed Jun 26 2017 by Gary P - rated 4 out of 5
Course in good condition. Take care if you go off the fairway because it's easy to lose your ball.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 106 Handicap: 22.2)
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Reviewed May 6 2017 by Chris P - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 26 2017 by Douglas R - rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic course with some really tricky holes. Lot like a lynx course the way its set up. Lots of coarse bushes, thick rough at points, some holes play really long into the wind. A good test for any evel golfer. If you are straight off the tee you will score well. Greens are really receptive and in pristine condition. If you havent played it before my top tip would be to buy a coarse guide. I played 36 holes here and having never played there before I played the afternoon 18 completly different to how I played the morning 18 which reflected in my score, 23 pts morning, 33 in afternoon with 2 blobs....

(Round played: Apr 2017 - Score: 90 Handicap: 16.3)
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Reviewed Apr 21 2017 by Tim B - rated 4 out of 5

Berkhamsted is a super golf course, superb greens, and excellent tight track. Its all about keeping it in play.

(Round played: Apr 2017 - Score: 94 Handicap: 18.3)
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Reviewed Mar 15 2017 by Robert M - rated 5 out of 5

This is one of Hertfordshire's classic courses and a must play

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 87 Handicap: 15.9)
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Reviewed Mar 12 2017 by Mike A - rated 5 out of 5
Great heathland course. Picturesque and quiet except for birds singing. No sand bunkers but the heather, gorse and banks protecting the greens offer an equivalent challenge. Didn't play well but still thoroughly enjoyed my round and am looking forward to returning to do the course justice. Club house is well situated for views and with a good atmosphere and changing facilities.

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 112 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Feb 18 2017 by Anthony B - rated 4 out of 5

A good course in great condition at the time of year. I can imagine that the course will be fantastic in the summer. All the holes on the course were structured well and some strategic shots were required. A friendly atmosphere also in the clubhouse.

(Round played: Feb 2017 - Score: 90 Handicap: 21)
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Reviewed Feb 7 2017 by Matthew C - rated 3 out of 5

Cold but reasonable condition for time of year
(Round plcolayed: Feb 2017 - Score: 89 Handicap: 12.1)
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Reviewed Sep 11 2016 by Eddie M - rated 5 out of 5
The course was in good condition, the greens look good, but are a fraction slow for such a quality course. The back tees make the course a tough challenge, with some good carries to the fairway. The holes look tight, but aren't really (it's an optical illusion). There are good shaped holes which mean that position is key on certain holes. There are no bunkers, and the course doesn't need them. The practice facilities are excellent, the clubhouse is good and there was plenty of quality food.
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Reviewed Aug 15 2016 by John W - rated 4 out of 5
Course in good condition, just started dressing some greens and grass left to protect so a little slow, but otherwise lovely course.

(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 89 Handicap: 15.1)
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Reviewed Jul 6 2016 by Gerry Y - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 27 2016 by Gary P - rated 4 out of 5

Course in good nick
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Course Information:
18 holes | Par 71 | 6605 yards | Private | Heathland

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Visitors: Players with handicaps of at least better than 24 may find the going too tough for an enjoyable day.

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