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

Golf Pro: Steve Cooper | Tel: 01427 612278

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

Tee Time Information

  • 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.

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

Driving rangeBuggy HireGolf shop BarFood Function Room Hire Accommodation

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

Gainsborough Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  3.96

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 107
Average Ratings
4.07 ... Overall Rating
3.99 ... The Course
3.89 ... Course Cond.
4.39 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.08 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.17 ... Pace of play
4.44 ... Hospitality.
4.17 ... Prac. Facil.
4.22 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

107 ratings & 72 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1374 out of 2137.

HIGHLY RATED - 97% would play again or recommend

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Reviewed Jul 26 2017 by Andrew W - rated 5 out of 5

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)
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Reviewed Mar 17 2015 by Tim H - rated 4 out of 5
Golfshake Team ReviewNot 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
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Reviewed Jul 17 2013 by Robert N - rated 4 out of 5
My vfm rating is due to staying on site and having 4 rounds of golf during my stay.

Great layout, rough on the Karsten Lakes is penal, bunkers on the poor side, and the greens were on the slow side. Water on a few holes which needed respecting. Thonock course was a little tighter but not so penal if you missed the fairway. Very warm reception from the pro-shop and the staff in cafe 19 and the 19th (bar), good food too.

Would I visit again? On this experience YES
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Reviewed Apr 14 2012 by John S - rated 3 out of 5
Greens much better than before when I have played but the bunkers and fairways were very poor it seems some money is required on adequate drainage instead of a cafe!

(Round played: Apr 2012 - Score: 95 Handicap: 14.9)
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Reviewed Nov 5 2019 by James J - rated 5 out of 5

Great Course, Lovely Facilities

One the best clubhouses in the area and two really interesting and challenging courses. My preference is the Karsten Lakes course as I like a bit of water to be involved, but the Thonock Park one is often the favourite of many in our Society. The courses are always in good nick and the food and clubhouse hospitality are second to none in the area. Certainly worth a visit and especially if you like Ping golf equipment like me ! :-)
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Reviewed Sep 10 2019 by David W - rated 1 out of 5
Greens poor (have been getting worse over last couple of years) some bunkers in poor state or GUR.
Tee boxes uneven. Was a member when lakes first opened , course has not matured well since opening.
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Reviewed Aug 28 2019 by Terry S - rated 5 out of 5

Lovely Parkland Course

A lovely course and not too arduous for walking on a hot day. Greens in perfect condition.

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 88 Handicap: 14.8)
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Reviewed May 29 2019 by Lynda R - rated 4 out of 5

Lovely course

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Reviewed May 8 2019 by James J - rated 4 out of 5

Thonock Park is a good challenge

We have stayed and played here before and always love the whole place, from the best clubhouse in the area to the hospitality and the difference in the two courses. They are very inviting to visitors and we certainly would go back again and again. The Thonock Park Course is interesting and has some nice long holes, personally I prefer the Lakes course, but I would play either given the chance.
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Reviewed Dec 3 2018 by David S - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Nov 20 2018 by Marky D - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 22 2018 by Paul S - rated 5 out of 5

Karsten lakes

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Reviewed Oct 16 2018 by Chris B - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 13 2018 by James J - rated 4 out of 5

Nice course, could be great !

Have always wanted to play this course and now I am ending up playing it three times in three weeks ! But the first visit was pretty good, but the ferocious wind sploit the play somewhat, which of course is not the courses fault. There are some really interesting holes which need thinking through and plenty of water which I like. We did think the fairways could be tidier, more signage is needed between holes and yardage markers. Clubhouse was great, as was the food and hospitality.
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Reviewed Aug 17 2018 by Chris S - rated 5 out of 5

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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Reviewed Jun 20 2018 by Chris E - rated 4 out of 5

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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Reviewed May 13 2018 by Mark H - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed May 8 2018 by John M - rated 5 out of 5
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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Reviewed Feb 4 2018 by Paul B - rated 1 out of 5

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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Reviewed Oct 26 2017 by Paul B - rated 4 out of 5

Fantastic day out

Had an excellent end of season round here with the works society
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