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The Golf House Club, Elie

4.5   Golfshake Golf Course Rating 25 reviews | Post Review | Website
Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

The Golf House Club, Elie, Fife is an 18 hole, par 70 (6273 yard), private, links golf course.

18 holes | Par 70 | 6273 yards | Private | Links


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Address: , Elie, Fife, KY9 1AS United Kingdom

Tel: 01333 330955

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


Golf Club Facilities

Golf club hire  Club Hire
Golf shop  Golf Shop
Changing rooms  Changing
Clubhouse  Clubhouse
Bar  Bar
Food  Dining
Function Room Hire  Function Room

Midweek Guide: £77.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £88.00 per round *

  • Societies Accepted to Play
  • Society Deals Available

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

Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £77.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £88.00 per round *

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


Review Information


GOLFSHAKE RATING

4.47

Golfshake Golf Course Rating

 

AVERAGE RATING 4.6
(based on 25 reviews)

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HIGHLY RATED

96%

would play again or recommend

Golfshake Review


4.6

The Course

4.6

Course Conditions

4.2

Value For Money

4.6

Pace of Play

4.3

Facilities & Service

4.7

Hospitality

4

Practice Facilities

4.3

Food & Drink

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Golfshake E rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 22 2022

Quintessential Scottish Links Golf

This has instantly become one of my favourite golf courses. Having heard and read much about Elie through the years, I was brimming with excitement to play here - and my high expectations were surpassed.

Visually spectacular, the setting is breathtaking, and the holes are packed with character and intrigue. They don't make courses like this any more, because they simply can't be manufactured. Places like Elie are forged from the landscape and ooze soul.

This is the sort of creation that connects with me and the day I return to Elie will be a special one - just like my first visit was. Magnificent.

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Darren R rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 21 2022

Links and history at its finest

WHAT A COURSE! This is a course offering views, quirks, a test and the opportunity to play a fantastic links golf course.

First up there are some quirks but that makes it part of the charm. The opening hole is played up and over a hill and to check if you are okay to tee off you can access the periscope in the pro shop to look down the first fairway. There are also several holes where tees and greens are in close proxomity but again this just adds to the experience by coming into contact with fellow golfers out on the course. The 10th also provides a blind tee shot with its own quirks but once over the top of the hill you are presented with some outstanding views which continue once you turn back and play 11, 12 and 13. On a clear down you might even see across to East Lothian and the likes of North Berwick.

There are no par 5s but with some long par 4s, Elie provides a good mix and variety of holes and it was a joy to play this charming course.

We played late in the evening in Summer 2022 with the course running true and fast and slight wind providing enough to make you think but not too much to cause problems. Clearly this course could be a test when the wind is really up.

Finally, don't worry if you plan to play in shorts and see online about the need to wear knee length socks - this rule was changed back in 2020/2021. However, I'm pretty sure if you do play and play in shorts you will very likely wish you were wearing long socks - this is one of the charms of the course and makes it what is is.

Highly recommended and a must play if you visit Fife for golf and looking for somewhere on the southern coast. To reuse a phrase, Scotland and this part of Scotland, is quite simply 'Golf Country'.

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Matt H rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 14 2022

Wow, Wow, Wow.

Go play here. I promise you wont regret it.

Historic, quirky, raw, golf - in particular - links golf is supposed to be just like this.

A few shorter par 4s are really fun. Some blind tee shots but very well markered (both middle and edge of fairways) and classic bumps and hollows everywhere.

The stretch around the turn is quite simply magestic. The views are stunning and its just one of the best places to play golf.

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Martin W rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 11 2022

Lovely day

Fantastic course, staff were very friendly and helpful and the course was a delight to play, thankfully without too much wind as there are several blind shots which local knowledge would definately have been helpful on. Really enjoyed the day.

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Steven T rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Feb 22 2022

Fun Course, Great Condition

Played Elie twice now this year Jan & Feb and have to say you wouldn’t find a course in better condition anywhere at this time of the year.

Staff are friendly, they were kind enough to reschedule a 4 ball for us due to severe winds which made the course unplayable and made the rescheduling process simple.

Well worth £47 a round.

(Round played: Feb 2022 - Score: 96 Handicap: 23.2)

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Steven K rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 14 2020

Must play course

Great views, nice mix of holes, undulating, scenic, great condition.....add in the quirkiness of the periscope in the starters hut & having to wear long socks if playing in shorts, that was Elie. And on a Saturday afternoon teeing off at 3:30 we had the place to ourselves.

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Alistair M rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Mar 27 2018


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Nick B rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 7 2017

Quirky but amazing

I lost count of the number of blind shots you have but they just add to the enjoyment!
No par 5s and only 1 par 3.

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John N rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 16 2017

Fabulous Course

Elie is the most fabulous golf course in every way, visit once a year and have always had a great experience.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 91 Handicap: )

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Nick B rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Mar 29 2017

Quirky, historic Course, with no Par 5 holes! In excellent condition.

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Kevin C rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Mar 24 2017

Lovely old traditional golf course and clubhouse There are a few greens with backdrops that create beautiful views out to sea Green fee included Soup and sandwiches

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 85 Handicap: 12)

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Alistair M rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 25 2016


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Tony M rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 12 2015


What a great golf course not long but tricky, great views excellent greens.
(Round played: Oct 2015 - Score: 98 Handicap: 20.3)

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Stewart L rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 28 2015

All round great course, practice facilities good, club house good, food good, great holes next to the sea. A few blind approach shots. Some great greens sloping away from you so even though it isn't long it is still a test.

(Round played: Jun 2015 - Score: 86 Handicap: 15.2)

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Bevan H rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed May 18 2015


Wow.... if there is weather or winds, hide. What a brilliant course to try and take on the elements. Very similar to conditions at Crail but I enjoyed it as slightly more forgiving. Excellent condition, well done

(Round played: May 2015 - Score: 87 Handicap: 14.5)

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