Brocket Hall Golf Club

Brocket Hall Golf Club, Hertfordshire has 36 holes; Palmerston Course, par 72 (7080 yard) designed by Donald Steel and Melbourne Course designed by Peter Alliss. A resort, parkland golf course.

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Brocket Hall, Welwyn, Hertfordshire, AL8 7XG United Kingdom

Tel: 01707 335241

Golf Pro: Simon Garner with Robin Cheng | Tel: 01707 368739

Website: http://www.brocket-hall.co.uk/golf/
 

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  • Midweek Guide: £85.00 - £150.00 per round depending on season* *
  • Weekend Guide: £95.00 - £175.00 per round depending on season* *

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  4.62

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 212
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4.39 ... Overall Rating
4.54 ... The Course
4.20 ... Course Cond.
4.45 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.72 ... VFM
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4.10 ... Pace of play
4.10 ... Hospitality.
4.80 ... Prac. Facil.
4.10 ... Food + Drink
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212 ratings & 132 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 118 out of 1971.

HIGHLY RATED - 97% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: Brocket Hall Golf Club is home to the par 73 Palmerston Course, designed by the renowned architect Donald Steel which wends its way through mature woodland and the Melbourne Course, designed by Peter Alliss and Clive Clark which follows the natural undulations and contours of the 18th Century parkland.

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Reviewed Sep 18 2018 by Philip W - rated 5 out of 5

Beautiful

The greens were superb, quick and lots of dips and angles. Tough course on the legs, recommend a cart.

(Round played: Sep 2018 - Score: 94 Handicap: 20.6)
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Reviewed Aug 13 2018 by Paul P - rated 3 out of 5
Like all courses at the moment the fairways are dry but the greens are excellent and the bunkers have been improved with having more sand added to them.

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 99 Handicap: 23)
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Reviewed Jul 17 2018 by Greg C - rated 5 out of 5

Immaculate golf challenged

This course is set in breath taking countryside and represents a true test of golf, with huge undulating greens that can bite hard

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 93 Handicap: 16.9)
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Reviewed May 4 2018 by Stevenage - rated 5 out of 5

not many better in hertfordhsire

Amazing to see Brocket getting back to its best after the issues over the past couple of years clear to see that they have learnt from there mistakes.
Played the Palmerston which was the best i ve seen it in years along with the Academy which was as good as it has been since i was a member as a junior many years ago.
The whole place once again looked in great condition and well looked after. Was like playing millionaires golf. Please brocket keep up the good work when this place is good there is nothing better in the area.
If i had the money i would join in an instance
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Reviewed May 2 2018 by Paul P - rated 5 out of 5
Excellant golf course and very attractive.
A lot of effort has gone into revitalising the course, very true greens.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 108 Handicap: 22.4)
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Reviewed Feb 23 2018 by Steve W - rated 5 out of 5

Great course

Staff and food amazing, course in great condition for time of year. Green rolled very true but very tricky as not a flat straight putt to be had.

(Round played: Feb 2018 - Score: 97 Handicap: 19.4)
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Reviewed Sep 24 2017 by Michael G - rated 4 out of 5

Interesting course

Some nice and holes and strange holes, very indifferent green speeds. Nice touch finishing over the water on 18.

(Round played: Sep 2017 - Score: 95 Handicap: 11.2)
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Reviewed Jul 19 2017 by Giless C - rated 3 out of 5

Melbourne course

Played the Melbourne for a change, not played it in a long while. Friendly starter, nice practise area convenient for the first. Course is a good test, several excellent par 4's, water in play 5 times. Never liked the first hole, apart from that it's the strongest Clark/Alliss layout I know of. Both courses deserve to be in the top 10 in Hertfordshire if we are just talking about design.
Sadly, brocket is better known these days for various financial shenanigans, and it's now very obvious in the condition of the course. The quoted green fees are extremely steep, which is fine but I have to judge what is on offer against that price. Fairways are extremely bare after a dry few weeks. Greens pretty good, 8 on the stimp, but you'd expect quicker for the price. Several tees, not to mention the grass practise area, are completely brown, which is bizarre as they have sprinklers, which are obviously not operational. Brocket has to work out how to get some of the several billion gallons of water from the lake onto the course, it really can't be that hard.
Not surprisingly, the course was completely empty. At the moment, it compares very poorly to other courses in the area that ask for rather less money. The academy should be a great selling point, but I visited letchworths a few weeks ago and it is considerably better.
Over rated on here by a lot, needs to get its act together.
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Reviewed Jun 25 2017 by Paul - rated 2 out of 5

Poor

Played the Melbourne course. Pro shop not very helpful or at all enthusiastic about welcoming visitors.
And for the price of the green fees the least I would expect is the bunkers to be raked over every morning. Some of them looked untouched for days. This venue and courses deserve much better maintenance, and service than it is getting at present.
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Reviewed Jun 7 2017 by Steven F - rated 5 out of 5

2 great courses

played both the Melbourne and the Palmerston on consecutive days and they are in excellent condition, with both having there own challenges and being different courses in many ways.


(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 99 Handicap: 21.7)
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Reviewed Jun 5 2017 by David U - rated 4 out of 5

Beautiful courses in great condition

We were lucky to be able to play both the Palmerston and the Melbourne. Both courses were in excellent condition and proved a test for the whole group. A warm welcome and excellent facilities greeted us on our arrival. The academy was excellent allowing a good warm up before our rounds. Would play again.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 98 Handicap: 17.7)
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Reviewed Apr 19 2017 by M G - rated 4 out of 5
Very nice course. Great true greens and interesting holes

(Round played: Apr 2017 - Score: 100 Handicap: 18.3)
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Reviewed Mar 27 2017 by Thomas R - rated 4 out of 5

Great course played early in the season but with fantastic practice facilities well worth the trip. Will be back.

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 87 Handicap: 16.1)
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Reviewed Mar 12 2017 by Dan W - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jan 1 2017 by Gary S - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Dec 10 2016 by Brendon B - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Nov 14 2016 by Paul G - rated 5 out of 5
Best course I've played very very nice
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Reviewed Sep 23 2016 by Kieran W - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 23 2016 by Tony W - rated 5 out of 5
Given the choise and money would play this course every day

(Round played: Sep 2016 - Score: 89 Handicap: 14.6)
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Reviewed Sep 19 2016 by Francis B - rated 4 out of 5

Very scenic course with a few water features. Bad weather conditions but still enjoyable

(Round played: Sep 2016 - Score: 99 Handicap: )
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Course Information:
36 holes | Par 72 | 6173 yards | Resort | Parkland

Driving rangeGolf club hireBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire AccommodationHandicap required

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booking.*Visitors are only allowed on our visitors course after 12pm at the weekendPlease contact us to discuss Green Fees as prices change monthly.* Any prices shown are guide prices, please confirm with the course prior to booking.

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Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 28

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