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Dudsbury Golf Club

Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED   Book Tee Times 

Course Information

Dudsbury Golf Club, Dorset is an 18 hole, par 71 (6904 yard) parkland golf course designed by Donald Steel.

18 holes | Par 71 | 6904 yards | Private | Parkland

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


Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £40.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £55.00 per round *

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


Visitor Information

Visitors are welcome 7 days a week (after 1pm on Saturdays & 12pm on Sundays). We also have generous discounts during twilight periods. Please call for more information.

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available
  • Voucher Deals Available
  • 7 Day Membership Available
  • 5 Day Membership Available

Contact Information

Address: Christchurch Road, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 8ST United Kingdom

Tel: 01202 593499

Golf Pro: Adam Sawyer | Tel: 01202 594488

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

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Dudsbury Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.49

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 96
Average Ratings
4.18 ... Overall Rating
4.27 ... The Course
4.31 ... Course Cond.
4.19 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.94 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.22 ... Pace of play
4.52 ... Hospitality.
4.11 ... Prac. Facil.
4.48 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

96 ratings & 64 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 381 out of 2183.

HIGHLY RATED - 97% would play again or recommend

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Highly Recommended 2019

What the club says: The Donald Steel designed 6904 yard par 71 championship course is set in 160 acres of beautiful Dorset countryside rolling gently down to the River Stour. To add more interest, water comes into play on 14 holes, with numerous little streams, crossed by picturesque Purbeck stone bridges, linking nine lakes around the course.



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Reviewed Sep 11 2021 by Warren B - rated 4 out of 5
better than i expected, more of a challenge playing off the whites,a friendly club

(Round played: Sep 2021 - Score: 100 Handicap: 17)
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Reviewed Aug 24 2021 by Mike R - rated 4 out of 5

Tough, challenging course, interesting layout

This layout has elements of a US course with lots of water in play on many holes. I played a week after maintenance week and the greens had recovered very well, running true albeit understandably a bit slow. It's a long course with the prevailing wind normally in your face for the longer par 4 and par 5 holes. Definitely worth playing, particularly if you can get the county card rate.

(Round played: Aug 2021 - Score: 72 Handicap: 3.9)
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Reviewed Jun 7 2021 by Richard G - rated 4 out of 5

Would recommend and return

Played midweek twilight, first time visit. Course in good condition, a couple of small GUR areas (incl. a couple of bunkers) but otherwise good cover on the fairways, lush rough and firm greens. Course layout felt a little repetitive at times but enjoyable. Lots of ditches and water to navigate. Seemed very friendly and good pace of play. I was a single and got round in 3 hours, having been let through by 5 groups (without asking). Decent practice facilities etc. Am not local but would return if in the area again. Good value.
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Reviewed Jul 2 2020 by Mark B - rated 4 out of 5

Great Course

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Reviewed Jun 17 2020 by Andy P - rated 4 out of 5
The course was i good condition for the time of year, alot of work has been done on the drainage at the bottom of the course and this has made a big difference. Club house has been completely redesigned and is really good.

(Round played: Feb 2020 - Score: 88 Handicap: 12.5)
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Reviewed Jun 9 2020 by Stuart B - rated 5 out of 5
Fantastic challenging course with plenty of water to keep things interesting.
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Reviewed Aug 6 2019 by Alex H - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 2 2019 by Mike R - rated 5 out of 5

Very interesting and challenging parkland course

Dudsbury is very much the "best of the rest" in terms of the courses to play that aren't the big three heathlands or Remedy Oak. It has a lot of water but can become quite firm and fast in the summer. It is a really interesting and varies layout that really challenges all aspects of your game. The greens were fairly true when I played but did need a bit of a cut and so played a bit slow. I would imagine, however, that once cut and rolled they would be very slick. The fairways were a bit dry and bare in patches, probably left over from last summer's very dry weather. If they can sort this out then you will be guaranteed a fantastic day of golf when you play here.

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 77 Handicap: 3.3)
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Reviewed Jun 27 2019 by Ges S - rated 4 out of 5

Beautiful course in great condition

Played in the PGA EuroPro Pro Am. Great welcome and the course was in great condition. Challenging course with memorable holes. Recommended

(Round played: Jun 2019 - Score: 89 Handicap: 16.1)
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Reviewed Jun 11 2019 by Mark S - rated 4 out of 5

A very good course and hospitality

A very friendly club, stayed for 2 nights and 2 rounds at the end of April 2019 the course was in great condition and the back nine is especially challenging.

The hotel service was excellent as was the food and the Ringwood bitter. The rooms are very comfortable if a tad on the small side. This was the 2nd time I have stayed here and I have no hesitation in returning again.
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Reviewed May 28 2019 by Bill B - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed May 25 2019 by Peter S - rated 5 out of 5
Worth visiting
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Reviewed May 6 2019 by Neil P - rated 4 out of 5

Great Course & friendly staff

The course is in good condition, fairways were excellent, a little too much sand on the greens but understandable at this time of year after treatment, bunkers on front 9 were good but on the back 9 they were in a poor state with very little sand, overall though an enjoyable experience, we paid £29.00 which was good value.

(Round played: May 2019 - Score: 94 Handicap: 24.8)
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Reviewed Dec 5 2018 by Andre H - rated 5 out of 5

Nice summer time course

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Reviewed Oct 27 2018 by Ian R - rated 3 out of 5

Good Course but VERY slow play

Firstly I should say the greens here are fantastic, best I have played on all summer/autumn. The front 9 is very compact and squeezed in to a small space but the back 9 seems more spread out and enjoyable. Practice facilities are good and the practice green is very similar to actual course greens. Staff were very friendly and the clubhouse was nice. However, this was all ruined by the pace of play. Usually takes me 3-3.5 hrs as part of a 2 ball to complete a round. I played here on my own, tee?d off at 2pm and finished my round at 6:20pm (in the dark). Slow 4 balls a few groups up did not let anyone through and actually cut their round short as it was getting dark. Another group I spoke to said it?s always slow here. Disappointing because it could be a great course but at the prices they charge I would struggle to justify playing again, especially at winter twighlight rates because I wouldn?t see being able to finish before it?s too dark.
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Reviewed Oct 10 2018 by Mike F - rated 5 out of 5

Great course

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Reviewed Oct 9 2018 by Richard S - rated 4 out of 5

Challenging course

I played at Dudsbury as part of a golf society in September 2018. The course is very picturesque and is a good challenge for any golfer. There is water on 14 holes, 9 of which require you to hit a shot over it! Most of our golfers found it a big challenge. The clubhouse is good and the staff were all very friendly.
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Reviewed Oct 8 2018 by William H - rated 5 out of 5

Great Value Twilight!

Brilliant course. First time playing there and will be returning soon. It has a great layout with a good level of challenge, not ridiculously hard but a lot of shots which made you think and plan carefully. Paid ?20 for a twilight fee, which is great as usually ?45. Only downside, got stuck behind some young members (fourball) who were infuriatingly slow and didnt seem to realise that we (twoball) were waiting at every opportunity. Also great clubhouse which serves Ringwood brewery beer...a big added bonus.
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Reviewed Sep 8 2018 by Steve G - rated 4 out of 5
good course, one of my favs in Bournemouth, always good value, will play again

(Round played: Sep 2018 - Score: 99 Handicap: 30.7)
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Reviewed Aug 20 2018 by Howarth L - rated 5 out of 5

Pip Lee

Great venue for an overnight stop and two rounds of golf on a challenging course.Hotel was excellent, staff superb, food in Spikes Bistro for breakfast and dinner was very good, golf pro was a great guy, Jack, who looked after us very well. He's a credit to Dudsbury. Overall I would recommend this venue to anyone wanting a weekend in lovely countryside and playa good course.
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