Gainsborough Golf Club

  Price Guide: £££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Gainsborough Golf Club, Lincolnshire is 36 hole complex with the 18 hole Thonock Course established in 1894 and the 18 hole Karsten Lakes Course established in 1999. A private, parkland golf course.

Contact Information

Belt Road, Thonock, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, DN21 1PZ United Kingdom

Tel: 01427 613088 | Fax: 01427 810172

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

Golf Pro: Steve Cooper | Tel: 01427 612278

Contact/Secretary: Sales Office

Tee Time Information

Price Guide: £££
  • Midweek Guide: Karsten Lakes £30.00 per round; Thonock Park £25.00 pe round *
  • Weekend Guide: £30.00 per round both Courses *

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

Facilities & Visitor Information

Course Information: 36 holes | Par Thonock 70; Karsten Lakes 72 | Thonock 6223; Karsten Lakes 6721 yards | Private | Parkland

Facilities: Driving range, Golf buggies for hire, Golf pro shop, Bar, Food available, Available for functions, Accommodation available, golf course.

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

Location: From Scotland & The North of England
Take the A1(M) Southbound to junction 34, take A614 to Bawtry. In Bawtry turn right at first set of traffic lights on to A631 which is signposted to Gainsborough. On approaching Gainsborough cross Trent river bridge then through 2 sets lights on to dual carriageway. Remain on A631 for approximately 1 mile through next set of traffic lights, Golf club is signposted 1 mile further on left.

From South of England
Take A1 Northbound to junction with A46 Lincoln road. Follow A46 to traffic island signposted Gainsborough A1133 follow road crossing A57 to junction with main A158 follow this road into Gainsborough at first set of traffic lights turn right onto A631 through next set of traffic lights on to dual carriageway. Remain on A631 for approximately 1 mile through next set of traffic lights. Golf club is signposted 1 mile further on left.

From West of England
Take M62 East to junction 35 . Join M18 Southbound to junction 5. Join M180 Eastbound to junction 2 Join A161 Southbound to junction with A631 at Beckingham. Follow A631 into Gainsborough cross Trent river bridge then through 2 sets of traffic lights onto dual carriageway remain on A631 for approximately 1 mile through next set of traffic lights Golf club is signposted 1 mile further on left. From East Of England Locate main A15 trunk road take Lincoln bypass if travelling from South East follow A15 to junction with A631 follow A631 signposted to Gainsborough through village of Corringham. The road then becomes dual carriageway; take first exit right (Gainsborough Golf Club is signposted from this point), turn right onto the Belt Road and the Golf Club is approximately 1 mile down this county road on the right-hand side

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Course Tee Par SSS Yds
Karsten Lakeswhites72726721
Karsten LakesYellow72716484
Karsten LakesYellow72726484
Karsten LakesYellow72726484
Karsten LakesRed74755864
Karsten Lakesyellow72713320
Thonock Parkwhite70706223
Thonock ParkYellow72695961
Thonock ParkRed72725483

Gainsborough Golf Club Reviews & Information

Golfshake Rating

  4.32

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 95
Breakdown Averages

4.07 ... Overall Rating
3.98 ... The Course
4.37 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.09 ... VFM
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Recent Reviews

95 ratings from Golfshake members - Ranked 571 out of 1971.

HIGHLY RATED - 98% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: The venue boasts two, quality 18 hole golf courses with challenges suitable to golfers of all abilities. The Thonock Course is a traditional parkland course, whilst Karsten Lakes is an American style layout with numerous large bunkers and lakes to catch those wayward drives. The venue provides an excellent opportunity to play 36 holes on two contrasting styles of course. Both Courses have an excellent reputation for the quality of presentation, in particular the quality of the greens which are playable all year round due to the excellent drainage infrastructure and ongoing maintenance practices.



Most Helpful Review

Fantastic facility worth a visit

Great parkland club with two courses, driving range, putting green and great value food in the bar. Also if you play Ping they are onsite too. Only negative was pace of play of group behind who must have had elsewhere to be having pushed us round in 3.5 hrs for a 2 ball.

(Round played: Jul 2017 - Score: 96 Handicap: 22) - Jul 26 2017


Golfshake Team Review

Not bad condition for the time of the year, greens recovering from the winter nicely. Only small complaint is that some bunkers have sand and others haven't - makes getting on the green tricky
- Mar 17 2015


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Chris S rated 5 out of 5 - Aug 17 2018

Excellent
Great experience and the course was great. Only issue was that some of the bunkers were full of summer and didn't have enough same

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 75 Handicap: 0.4)

    

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Chris E rated 4 out of 5 - Jun 20 2018

Great Course,Give it a try.
I may not be the best player in the world, but i found this course to be very good to play without being daunting, played in the evening with the weather being good and the course was quiet so wasn't having to rush my game, I would recommend it to anyone.

(Round played: Jun 2018 - Score: 117 Handicap: 28.1)
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Mark H rated 5 out of 5 - May 13 2018

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John M rated 5 out of 5 - May 8 2018

Very good course had a great day food was delicious staff very friendly would play there again thanks

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 93 Handicap: 22.2)
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Paul B rated 1 out of 5 - Feb 4 2018

Awful
gainsborough has 2 18 hole courses, only the back 9 of the Thonock course was open but this should have been closed as this was flooded in places
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Paul B rated 4 out of 5 - Oct 26 2017

Fantastic day out
Had an excellent end of season round here with the works society
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Andrew W rated 5 out of 5 - Jul 26 2017

Fantastic facility worth a visit
Great parkland club with two courses, driving range, putting green and great value food in the bar. Also if you play Ping they are onsite too. Only negative was pace of play of group behind who must have had elsewhere to be having pushed us round in 3.5 hrs for a 2 ball.

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David P rated 4 out of 5 - Jun 16 2017

Perfect day for golf course in good condition greens very fast - clubhouse very friendly and excellent meal afterwards

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 99 Handicap: 25.6)
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Craig P rated 4 out of 5 - Jun 7 2017

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Paul V rated 5 out of 5 - May 17 2017

excellent coarse to play very helpful and friendly staff catering excellent pro shop well stocked

(Round played: May 2017 - Score: 94 Handicap: 20.2)
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Robert L rated 3 out of 5 - May 9 2017

Course was playing fast and long greens were in good condition the sand pits tho we're like concrete

(Round played: May 2017 - Score: 104 Handicap: 28)
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Neil B rated 5 out of 5 - Apr 8 2017

greens just been hollow tinned so a it bumpy but playable
Tees and fairways in cracking condition for time of year
First round in a t shirt this year so buzzing ????
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Richard C rated 4 out of 5 - Nov 19 2016

course bit boggy in places friendly welcome good food

(Round played: Nov 2016 - Score: 117 Handicap: 22.1)
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Craig P rated 4 out of 5 - Nov 1 2016

Thonock
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Andrew Q rated 5 out of 5 - Sep 25 2016

Good day, great value, would play everyday.could not be better for time of year

(Round played: Sep 2016 - Score: 87 Handicap: 20.9)
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Michael P rated 3 out of 5 - Jul 31 2016


Nice courses and decent food. Greens a bit hit and miss and first cut rough a bit long but still worth a visit

(Round played: Jul 2016 - Score: 90 Handicap: 20.2)
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Shaun A rated 4 out of 5 - Jul 6 2016

Played the Karsten Lakes course...this is a very nice course American themed, only thing that lets the course down is its bunkers (need a bit of tlc) can be challenging due to rough being knee high & is almost impossible to get out! Expect to loose a few balls if not on your A game...i hit 29 points on stableford playing off 16 handicap
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Mark P rated 3 out of 5 - Jul 4 2016

Decent.
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Paul H rated 4 out of 5 - Jun 28 2016

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John L rated 1 out of 5 - Jun 17 2016

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