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Ferndown Golf Club

Ferndown Golf Club, Dorset has 27 holes, the par 71 (6508 yard) Old Course and 9 hole, par 70 (5748 yard) President\'s Course. It is a private heathland golf course designed by Harold Hilton.

Contact Information

119 Golf Links Road, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 8BU United Kingdom

Tel: 01202 653950

Golf Pro: Scott Godfrey | Tel: 01202 653951/2

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: Old Course: £85 Summer / £30 - President\\\'s Course *
  • Weekend Guide: Old Course: No Visitors - President\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s Course: £30 *

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

Course Information:
27 holes | Par 71 | 6552 yards | Private | Heathland

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

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

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 24


Ferndown Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.31

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 56
Average Ratings
4.38 ... Overall Rating
4.52 ... The Course
4.24 ... Course Cond.
4.35 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.89 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.41 ... Pace of play
4.24 ... Hospitality.
3.76 ... Prac. Facil.
4.12 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

56 ratings & 32 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 681 out of 2170.

HIGHLY RATED - 97% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: Set in the beautiful landscaped Dorset countryside, Ferndown Golf Club has earned the reputation of not just a picturesque setting but of a fantastic golfing examaination.


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Reviewed Oct 20 2020 by John S - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 14 2020 by Eddie A - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 6 2020 by Chris B - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 30 2020 by Bruce V - rated 4 out of 5

Nice track - shame about the player

This was a drive-by game when the other half was on a course in the area.
To say the least this wasin the height of our wet season this year and a lot of clubs were closed! this course drains well, had some standing water by others were literally closed due to flooding - so a great draining course in my opinion! greens were pure and layout enjoyable. I played the lesser 18 two circuits of the 9 hole) but the main course looked in better condition and somewhat dryer!

Great welcome, great course, lovely clubhouse, lovely services and food!
[Pro shop even lent me a carry bag as trolleys were off!]
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Reviewed May 21 2020 by Tomo M - rated 5 out of 5

Excellent Track

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Reviewed Oct 6 2019 by Eddie A - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 27 2019 by Sam R - rated 5 out of 5

Incredible greens!

I played both the main Old Course and the separate 9 hole Alliss Course as part of a society. We played the 9 hole course in the morning as a warm up, although similar in style and clearly some of the same bunker improvements from the main course have taken place. It wasn't quite as well manicured as the main course, with tees needing a cut and greens incredibly slow. The main course however was in fantastic condition. The fairways were still showing some signs of wear from the dry summer last year, but with preferred lies in place and with the fairways clearly being watered you could always find a good spot and take divots easily. The greens are the main course were absolutely flawless, so more than make up for the fairways still needing a little more time to be their best.

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 82 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Oct 23 2018 by John S - rated 5 out of 5

very good

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Reviewed Oct 4 2018 by Eddie A - rated 5 out of 5

Absolutely Beautiful Golf Course

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Reviewed Aug 15 2018 by Robin H - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 15 2018 by Robin H - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 18 2018 by Alan B - rated 4 out of 5
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(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 88 Handicap: 12.8)
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Reviewed May 14 2018 by Tristan M - rated 5 out of 5
Excellent facilities, course design and management is amazing. Highly recommend playing this course
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Reviewed Feb 21 2018 by Chris b surrey - rated 4 out of 5

Pretty heathland

Pro gave £15 off as unable to use trolleys, left a good taste: very different to west hill who charged £60 for a very wet course. Very pretty course; lovely pine trees throughout.
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Reviewed Dec 26 2017 by Brian R - rated 4 out of 5

Really worth a visit, excellent 9 holes

The Alliss course is a 9 hole course set along side the main Ferndown Championship course, has nice fairways and excellent greens but you do need to go around twice to know where to go, finding the next tee and with your shots.
Great afternoons golf, shame about the members almost making you feel you shouldn't be there.

(Round played: Dec 2017 - Score: 91 Handicap: 24.7)
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Reviewed Oct 19 2017 by Charlie S - rated 3 out of 5

Snobbery Hill

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Reviewed Jul 9 2017 by Ben C - rated 5 out of 5
After having a family holiday in the area, It only seemed right to play this course as its on my TOP 100 Courses in the UK. The course was in fantastic condition, they have recently refurbished every single bunker on the course and layered the bunker lips, and planted heather on top. Greens were immaculate and running true.

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 70 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jun 1 2017 by Brian S - rated 5 out of 5
Top quality course, look forward to playing in the opens every year
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Reviewed May 12 2017 by Ian H - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 25 2017 by Alan B - rated 3 out of 5
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(Round played: Apr 2017 - Score: 89 Handicap: 13.6)
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