John O\'Gaunt Golf Club

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John O\'Gaunt Golf Club, Bedfordshire is a 36 hole with 18 hole, par 69 (5771 yard) Carthagena and 18 hole, par 71 (6481 yard) John O\'Gaunt courses. A private, parkland golf course established in 1948.

Contact Information

Sutton Park, Sandy, Bedfordshire, SG19 2LY United Kingdom

Tel: 01767 260360

Golf Pro: Lee Scarbrow | Tel: 01767 260094

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £50.00 per round, £60.00 per day *
  • Weekend Guide: £45.00 per round after 3pm only *

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

Course Information:
36 holes | Par Carthagena 69; John O'Gaunt 71 | Carthagena 5771; John O'Gaunt 6481 yards | Private | Parkland

Driving rangeBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Handicap required

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John O\'Gaunt Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.41

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 61
Average Ratings
4.35 ... Overall Rating
4.46 ... The Course
4.00 ... Course Cond.
4.29 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.11 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.94 ... Pace of play
4.00 ... Hospitality.
3.56 ... Prac. Facil.
4.00 ... Food + Drink
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61 ratings & 41 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 495 out of 2122.

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What the club says: Compared with most other golf clubs of similar standing, we would be considered fairly young as we were only established in 1948. We have, however, an outstanding record of progress and development the match of any other private members golf club in England and have hosted many National and Regional Tournaments.

With two excellent courses we aim to offer both members, and visitors alike, a wonderful welcome and golfing experience that we hope will encourage them to return at their earliest opportunity.

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Reviewed Oct 8 2019 by Tim B - rated 5 out of 5

Just top quality

A lovely traditional golf course, with only criticism being too many par fours, Beautifully kept, excellent greens and very friendly.

(Round played: Oct 2019 - Score: 99 Handicap: 18.5)
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Reviewed Sep 6 2019 by Aaron - rated 4 out of 5

Top Course

Played the Carthagena Course. Greens were pure. Very fast and very true. In fact the whole greens complexes were in fabulous condition, as were the bunkers. The 16th hole is a delight to play and very unique. My only criticism is the fairways on this course, they are in terrible condition, and never really withstand any summer heat or prolonged dry periods. The course would really benefit from fairway irrigation. Nonetheless a really great course!
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Reviewed Jun 21 2019 by Robert M - rated 4 out of 5
The John O'Gaunt course is challenging at my level, but a top quality course in excellent condition. It has recovered well from the drought.

Well worth a visit

(Round played: Jun 2019 - Score: 95 Handicap: 15.7)
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Reviewed Jun 13 2019 by Robert T - rated 4 out of 5
Lovely Parkland course which is always kept to very high standards. Playable throughout the June downpour, there was no flooding on the course at all. Best advice would be to steer clear of the trees, apparently chipping out sideways doesn't make for great scoring!!!
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Reviewed May 2 2019 by Jason W - rated 5 out of 5

One of Bedfordshire gems

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Reviewed Dec 23 2018 by Nick C - rated 5 out of 5
Great track!
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Reviewed Nov 19 2018 by Frank J - rated 3 out of 5

Two different challenging courses

Fairways on the old course suffered during the hot summer.
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Reviewed Nov 18 2018 by David M - rated 4 out of 5

John o gaunt

Excellent course but difficult , too many leaves so hard to find the ball

(Round played: Nov 2018 - Score: 139 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Sep 22 2018 by Dan - rated 5 out of 5

Great Course

Very good course with very fast immaculate greens!
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Reviewed Jul 18 2018 by Mark T - rated 5 out of 5

Definitely worth a visit.

Because of the heat it was a bit yellow. Would love to play again once we've had some rain.
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Reviewed Jul 2 2018 by Terry G - rated 4 out of 5
Renowned as one of the best courses in Bedfordshire, and probably the first place Nick Faldo won an open competition (as a junior). The course is well laid out and a delight to play, although this year it is looking rather brown due to the very sunny weather, and no rain for 5 weeks. Bunkers were a little variable (a member I played with complained of no sand in one, but there was plenty in ALL the ones I visited). We played from the back tees on a windy day, and the course showed it's teeth especially with erratic bounces off the hard ground. Greens could have been quicker, but with so much sun, it's good that they leave some grass so they don't burn badly. Fairways were very dry and 'sunburnt'. Tees were immaculate, and overall course was as you would expect for a County Senior Championships.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 92 Handicap: 10.5)
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Reviewed Jun 22 2018 by Matthew S - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Mar 2 2018 by David S - rated 4 out of 5

Hidden Gem

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Reviewed Feb 18 2018 by Simon W - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Feb 18 2018 by Simon W - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Oct 23 2017 by Max H - rated 4 out of 5

Decent course, strong winds

decent round played in strong winds. Enjoyed the second 9 more than the first as had more about it but a good course overall

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 89 Handicap: 16.4)
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Reviewed Oct 16 2017 by Jozef W - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic course.

The Carthagena is a spectacular course to play on. From the flyover it is already promising but once actually on the course its so much better.

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 95 Handicap: 25.1)
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Reviewed Sep 6 2017 by Robert S - rated 5 out of 5

Must visit.***

Great course ,the greens are hard to read, tight fairways raked bunkers. Short rough. Drive straight and you will score well. I scored 36 points of 14 HC, Nice club house too.
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Reviewed Aug 14 2017 by Geofffrey B - rated 4 out of 5

Yellow

Basically a course of long PAR 4s, even the PAR 3's!!!
Course in good condition and well looked after. An old fansioned members club which is only just relaxing it's codes including dress code etc.

(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 101 Handicap: 17.3)
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Reviewed Jun 29 2017 by Ben/peterborough - rated 2 out of 5

Stuck in the old

Played here a few weeks ago, really enjoyed the course and found it really enjoyable until we went into the clubhouse. The staff behind the bar were welcoming and friendly which is more that can be said for their members. Old clubs like this need to catch up as those members aint going to be around for ever. Shame it spoilt a nice course.
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