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Finchley Golf Club

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

Course Information

Finchley Golf Club, Greater London is an 18 hole, par 72 (6356 yard), private, parkland golf course designed by James Braid

18 holes | Par 72 | 6356 yards | Private | Parkland

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Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £35.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £45.00 per round *

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


Visitor Information

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

Contact Information

Address: Nether Court, Frith Lane, London, Greater London, NW7 1PU United Kingdom

Tel: 020 8346 2436

Golf Pro: Davin Knudsen | Tel: 020 8346 5086

Website: http://www.finchleygolfclub.com/

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Finchley Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.04

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 125
Average Ratings
3.90 ... Overall Rating
3.96 ... The Course
3.85 ... Course Cond.
3.81 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.68 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.56 ... Pace of play
4.04 ... Hospitality.
3.36 ... Prac. Facil.
3.54 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

125 ratings & 77 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1279 out of 2183.

HIGHLY RATED - 95% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: Finchley is set in the grounds of an imposing Victorian stately home that has served as the clubhouse for more than 70 years. The panorama below shows the view from the Veranda of the clubhouse, where you can relax and enjoy a drink and some food after your round while watching the action on the 12th, 13th and 18th holes.

The 6,356 yard, par 72 wooded, picturesque, parkland course is recognised as the finest challenge of golf in London. Designed by five-times Open winner James Braid, his short, uphill 12th hole, "Braid's Masterpiece", is one of the best know par threes in the south of England.



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Reviewed Aug 25 2021 by Hal K - rated 4 out of 5
Fantastic course - good challenge and beautiful parkland in North London. Very slow pace of play at twilight tee, quite slow greens also.

(Round played: Aug 2021 - Score: 87 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jun 6 2021 by Jiten K - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed May 31 2021 by Pete H - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 25 2021 by Terry V - rated 5 out of 5

Best course yet..!

Hidden from the Madding Crowd, this place is a gem. Fast greens and a varied length, it plays like a pro would play and encourages you to do your best. Wonderful!
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Reviewed Sep 3 2020 by Terry V - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 9 2020 by James - rated 5 out of 5

Best greens I’ve ever played

Stunning greens, best greens I’ve played all year! Fairways are suffering due to no fairway irrigation, very tight golf course, challenging quick and true greens will play again thanks
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Reviewed Jul 30 2020 by Alexander K - rated 4 out of 5

stunning greens

glass greens, really difficult. Forgiving off the tee though. Interesting, well protected and tough greens. Reasonable price and decent chipping area. Not bad so central.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 92 Handicap: 0)
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Reviewed Jul 27 2020 by Surendra P - rated 3 out of 5

Lovely Course worth visiting

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Reviewed Mar 24 2020 by Pete H - rated 2 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 27 2019 by Javier B - rated 4 out of 5

Worth visiting

The golf course is in good condition, even under heavy rain conditions.
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Reviewed Oct 26 2019 by Tony B - rated 5 out of 5

Excellent course. Well worth a visit

Finchley is a great test of your all round game. Narrow fairways, plenty of OOB, and undulating, quick greens, even in the very wet conditions played in today. A great mix of holes, ranging from short to long par 3's, 4's and 5's which made the round really enjoyable. There's few warm up nets, a small chipping area alongside and quite a small putting green, which if I was being over critical could do with being relocated from its present position and made a bit larger, it really is too small. The imposing historical looking clubhouse is welcoming and adds a touch of character to the place and the hospitality is first rate. There's a good selection of beer and excellent catering on hand. I'm going to return in the summer, as I'd like to see Finchley as its best. It was a tough test in the wet, windy conditions, but a thoroughly enjoyable one.

(Round played: Oct 2019 - Score: 92 Handicap: 19)
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Reviewed Jul 7 2019 by Stefan M - rated 5 out of 5

Course playing really well!

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Reviewed Jun 11 2019 by Guilhem F - rated 5 out of 5

Great visit

This course is in good condition and very scenic. Just make sure you wear a helmet as many tee box are dangerously situated and fairways are very close to each others...

(Round played: Jun 2019 - Score: 88 Handicap: 14.1)
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Reviewed May 31 2019 by Mahendra P - rated 5 out of 5

Go play fabulous

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Reviewed Nov 17 2018 by Mark P - rated 3 out of 5

Good value

Course in reasonable condition, greens fast especially given time of year, a number of the fairways suffering from lack of grass, particularly 16th where ball rolled backwards over 50 yards on approach shot. Pace of play good until hit a slow competition three ball.
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Reviewed Sep 18 2018 by Eddie M - rated 4 out of 5

Good greens

The greens were some of the best I have played this year, the fairways and tees were suffering from the hot summer. The first is a very short downhill par 4, the last is a great looking hole, but has a ditch across the fairway hidden from the tee at 210 yards (filling this ditch in would make this a great finishing hole), I dropped a shot after hitting a good drive into the ditch that I didn't know was there. The rest of the course has some interesting holes, the par fives are a bit generous (this would probably be a strong par 70). You can use tee times website to get very good value green fees.
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Reviewed Sep 17 2018 by Giless C - rated 3 out of 5
Hidden away, tight acreage but used it well. Not as tough a walk as I had been told. Very good practise nets, chipping and putting area, course clearly marked and colour coded flags. Greens excellent, 10 on the stimp, firm and fairly sloped. Lovely scenery.
Fairways were average after the dry summer. First hole is silly, a par 4 you could stick an iron close to. Tenth has the same problem but would make a nice tough par 3 with an elevated tee. Last hole is spectacular but has a hidden open ditch. Forcing a lay up if you know it’s there. Desperately needs filling in and the drive tightening.
That said, overall very enjoyable far superior to south Herts at the moment, under rated on here.
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Reviewed Sep 3 2018 by Sam C - rated 2 out of 5

Ok Course

Beautiful day, course was very dry and hard, difficult lies and greens.

(Round played: Sep 2018 - Score: 99 Handicap: 21.1)
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Reviewed Sep 2 2018 by Henri P - rated 4 out of 5

Very pleasant course

Nice varied course with short and long par 4s. Very pleasant. Par 3 12 is evil, be warned.

(Round played: Sep 2018 - Score: 90 Handicap: 19.7)
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Reviewed Aug 21 2018 by Simon A - rated 5 out of 5
Great game, club is very friendly and playing conditions were perfect, not held up by anyone and would recommend for a twilight game

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 89 Handicap: 15.7)
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