Chingford Golf Course

Chingford Golf Course, Greater London is an 18 hole, par 71 (6342 yard), public, parkland golf course believed to be designed by James Braid in 1886.

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4 Bury Road, Chingford, Greater London, E4 7AZ United Kingdom

Tel: 020 8529 2085
 

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Course Information:
18 holes | Par 71 | 6342 yards | Public | Parkland

Buggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Handicap required

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Visitors: In line with a requirement going back into the nineteenth century, golfers on this course and other courses owned by the Corporation must wear red. The Pro Shop offers plenty of choice in red golfing wear.


Chingford Golf Course Reviews & Information


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  3.49

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3.44 ... Overall Rating
3.59 ... The Course
3.27 ... Course Cond.
2.75 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.76 ... VFM
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3.19 ... Pace of play
3.45 ... Hospitality.
2.00 ... Prac. Facil.
2.90 ... Food + Drink
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150 ratings & 82 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1880 out of 2137.

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What the club says: We play on the Chingford Golf Course. It is the oldest course in Essex, dating back to 1886 and believed to be designed by James Braid. The original layout was different. It once spread all the way to the Epping New Road and some of the old teeing areas can be found behind the Warren Wood Pub.

This is a public course, situated on common land. It has been managed by the Corporation of London for over 120 years. We are one of three clubs who are based on the course and who enjoy regular tee times in order to play weekly competitions and matches against other clubs.


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Reviewed Jun 1 2020 by Nick H - rated 4 out of 5

second round

Nice course. Too many walkers. Could do with some yardage cards/markers.Greens are very challenging.

(Round played: May 2020 - Score: 98 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Mar 10 2020 by Steve D - rated 1 out of 5
Played on Tuesday 10th March. It rained quite hard the night before but not so as to make the course as bad as it was. Standing water on many of the fairways approach to tees completely boggy with thick mud and water coming over laces of golf boots. Course in my opinion should have been closed as indeed West Essex is a mile down the road. Greens very slow and fluffy and you have to hit the ball as if for a 50 foot putt when you are 20 feet away.
That aside still got 20 points on the front 9 with 6 penalty points for 3 lost balls(one came down from 100 foot high, a 9 iron on a par 3 plugged so deep it could not be found)
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Reviewed Jan 20 2020 by Kevin B. - rated 2 out of 5

Just About O.K. But Probably Won't Return

Played here January , 2020 .

I hadn't played here before as i don't live in the area . I would say it's o.k. to play once but i can't see myself wanting to play it again.
It has a fairly pleasant & serene setting & i liked that it felt as if it's part of the town .I quite liked the dog legs 2 , 5 , 12 holes & 18 is a nice finisher but the rest of the holes aren't anything out of the ordinary. There are only three par 3's of which two are fairly forgettable .The course would have benefited in having 4 or 5 par threes & if they were better holes .

The greens putted the slowest i've seen this winter but they may have been being protected as this winter has been ultra wet so far .

Good value on the twilight rate @ £10 .The course may also be busier than you might expect .

Kevin B.
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Reviewed Sep 13 2019 by Karin S - rated 4 out of 5

On the outskirts of London

Beautiful course bedded within Epping Forest. Sadly some fairways are very dry and hard
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Reviewed Sep 5 2019 by Pas T - rated 4 out of 5
Great place to play challenging and in pretty good condition all round apart from the leaves where you can not find your ball



(Round played: Sep 2019 - Score: 109 Handicap: 20.7)
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Reviewed Aug 3 2019 by Tom M - rated 2 out of 5
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(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 104 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jul 29 2019 by Steve D - rated 4 out of 5

Tranquil course surrounded by Epping Forest

Chingford Golf Course on the borders between East London and Essex offers straight forward no frills golf. It?s holes are varied often rising and falling on undulating fairways. Not many bunkers and greens can be a bit patchy but overall greens are well maintained. If you can?t hit straight or shape shots round the dog legs you will lose plenty of balls but it is well worth the visit for the peace and quiet and forest wildlife that abounds.
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Reviewed Jul 26 2019 by Danny W - rated 4 out of 5
Always nice to play here, each hole is very different. Greens in top condition for a public course. Bargain at £10.

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 86 Handicap: 13.2)
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Reviewed Jul 1 2019 by Gary S - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed May 31 2019 by Tony M - rated 5 out of 5

very good play it if you can

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Reviewed May 16 2019 by Neville E - rated 3 out of 5

Good challenge

Conditions variable
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Reviewed May 8 2019 by Pas T - rated 4 out of 5
good course challenging dog legs and par 3 3rd always a pleasure to score with slopped pin position

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 109 Handicap: 39)
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Reviewed Feb 22 2019 by Trevor W - rated 3 out of 5
An interesting course in Epping Forest. Some long holes and the greens were in good condition. Fairways a bit mossy but it is a forest course. The cafe is great.
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Reviewed Jan 28 2019 by Eddie A - rated 2 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 22 2018 by Joe R - rated 3 out of 5

A friendly club with a caf? that serves great cakes.

I haven't play Chingford for over thirty years. In those days you had to wear something red. The course is a good test of golf with some tricky dog legs. The Par 3s are no pushover. I will definitely play there again.
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Reviewed Aug 20 2018 by Guy E - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 7 2018 by Scott P - rated 3 out of 5

good

Good price, easy access from london, overall a good course with good people.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 92 Handicap: 20)
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Reviewed Jun 11 2018 by John O - rated 4 out of 5

very good for a council course

Great value course in great shape nice walk in the forest would highly recommend it

Great sausage roll in cafe

(Round played: Jun 2018 - Score: 94 Handicap: )
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Reviewed May 2 2018 by Bradley C - rated 5 out of 5
great little course , 11 quid on tee times pre 8 oclock VFM golf ,greens were small but true and tricky . tee boxes ok and faiways good . no hole looks v same sum great short par 4 s . we defo going back soon
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Reviewed May 1 2018 by Alex B - rated 5 out of 5

Good Course - well maintained

Well maintained course
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