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Leighton Buzzard Golf Club

Price Guide: ££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

Leighton Buzzard Golf Club, Bedfordshire is an 18 hole, par 71, private, woodland / parkland golf course.

18 holes | Par 71 | 6032 yards | Private | Parkland

Driving rangeBuggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire


Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £38.00 per round / per day *

Weekend Guide: £45.00 *

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


Visitor Information

Visitors are welcome during the week but at weekends the course is reserved for Members and their guests

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

Contact Information

Address: Plantation Road, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire, LU7 3JF United Kingdom

Tel: 01525 244800

Golf Pro: M Campbell | Tel: 01525 244815

Website: https://www.lbgc.co.uk

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Leighton Buzzard Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  3.76

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 39
Average Ratings
3.77 ... Overall Rating
3.71 ... The Course
3.27 ... Course Cond.
3.81 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.54 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.45 ... Pace of play
3.82 ... Hospitality.
2.89 ... Prac. Facil.
3.70 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

39 ratings & 32 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1658 out of 2170.

HIGHLY RATED - 100% would play again or recommend

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Reviewed Oct 14 2015 by Peter Reid - rated 5 out of 5
Wow, Is all I can say. The course was in great condition. After seeing it was a private members club, I was astounded with the friendly welcome from the other members, even the juniors!!! Back to the golf however, very challenging!! The course from the scorecard is easy but hell no is it in real life!! Most holes are tight, requiring excellent thinking. The fairways were much improved compared with the other year or so I played the course. The greens were lightning, probably around 10-10.5 which on a wet day, in winter-ish is astounding!! The 11th is incredible, one of the best par 3's I have played in my long life!! The food was excellent in the clubhouse with decent prices for a private members club. However, the best part of the experience, were the staff. The pro shop were extremely helpful, notifying me of any changes to the course planner. The prices were astounding and the general feel was great. His name was Wayne I think( South African), the pro there, he was excellent and was extremely helpful with meeting my picky needs. So everall, a truly hidden gem for the time of year, played Woburn 2 days ago. And for less than half the price, way more than half the enjoyment, would definitely recommend to anyone, especially if they can hit it straight!!!
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Reviewed Jul 21 2015 by Will B - rated 5 out of 5
An exceedingly well maintained course with brilliant greens.

Lots of variety and beautiful holes. A real gem.
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Reviewed May 31 2015 by Yash T - rated 5 out of 5
Good round weather was fair Round played: May 2015 - Score: 94 Handicap: 21.9) play LB once a week
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Reviewed Mar 7 2015 by Keith Patrick - rated 5 out of 5
Just played here today and was astounded with the condition of the course. In Winter (still) the greens were reading around a 10 on the stimp and holding up extremely well. Fairways could still need a sprinkling of grass on but with winter rules in force, as long as you found the fairway, you could never get a bad lie! I did not experience any chris kross holes ecept the 9th which luckily was no problem as there was no group behind. The 11th, WOW is all I can say... Still made a 5 on it but that was due to the undulating green!! Would definitely recommend the course, I didn't get to check out the bar and food, but looking at the outside of the clubhouse, I would assume the quality was as high as the course was. The pro shop had a fair price and the pro there was extremely helpful. Think his name was Wayne? Great chap, he informed me of any changes made to the course, including the alterations to the yardage book. Overall, would recommend to anyone!!!!
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Reviewed Jan 17 2015 by Keith P - rated 5 out of 5
I've played this course 3 times: twice after heavy rain and once when it was 1*C. The greens stood up very well as did most of the fairways.
A great variety of holes with plenty of elevation changes, blind tee shots, short par 4s.
There is some areas where common sense is needed with tees placed very close to greens of other holes, such as the 8th and 9th.
I like this place so much, I joined!

(Round played: Jan 2015 - Score: 91 Handicap: 21.4)
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Reviewed Jul 6 2020 by Jon C - rated 4 out of 5

Good value!

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Reviewed Nov 6 2019 by Robert M - rated 4 out of 5
Quality course. There are some very good, fun holes to play. The signature hole is quite unique as is the 17th. Well worth a visit.
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Reviewed Aug 25 2019 by Rob - rated 4 out of 5

Lovely course

Course was in good condition despite the hot weather we have had. Greens had been hollow tined recently so unfortunately a bit slow (but this has to be done so just unfortunate to play when they were a tad slow) Balcony overlooking 10th tee and 18th green is good to sit and enjoy a drink after play. Would definitely recommend playing here. Very friendly members and great food here.
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Reviewed Apr 29 2019 by Terry G - rated 4 out of 5
Played this course for the second time only, in a Society day. Course seems to be in good order. Greens were quite quick and consistent speed, but were a little hard (very rare to leave a pitch-mark). Bunkers had plenty of sand in them, although some needed raking. There are ditches which proved to be a challenging distance off the tees, but this appeared to be down to the windy conditions on the day we played. Could have done with a yardage book to know when to lay up and when to go for it. The pro shop told us they were still using preferred lies, although the fairways seemed to be in good enough order for this not to be needed - certainly, most of our party of 24 did not feel the need. As it is a hotel course, the breakfast was a buffet which you could help yourself to, so suited those with a large or small appetite! We have our 'presentation' after the event, and there were some members watching football in the TV in the golf bar, so a little difficult to get us all together for prize giving (ended up with half of us standing).
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Reviewed Oct 7 2018 by - rated 4 out of 5
Very tight and interesting course, lots of memorable holes. Greens receptive, friendly pro. A real premium on placing your tee shot, need to play here more than once to get the best out of it. \Fairways have really suffered in the dry spell, more than anywhere else I’ve seen which is surprising given how tree lined it is. 12-16 are obviously a late addition to the rest of the course and are very out of character. Someone forward thinking needs to be getting some sensibly placed saplings laid out.\Despite that, it’s a lot of fun and extremely underrated on here, will be back
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Reviewed Sep 10 2018 by Alan R - rated 4 out of 5

Great layout

Went as part of a charity golf day, had an amazing time. Course is tough but fair, although some holes are in need of work after the summer we've had. Hospitality was second to none, but as i say it was a charity day so you would expect it to be good.

(Round played: Sep 2018 - Score: 89 Handicap: 14.1)
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Reviewed Oct 23 2017 by Alan R - rated 4 out of 5

Great day, great course

Attended a charity day here, was really well run, everyone was friendly, course was in great condition and provided a fair but challenging day.

(Round played: Sep 2017 - Score: 88 Handicap: 12.9)
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Reviewed Oct 14 2017 by Terry G - rated 4 out of 5
Played as a guest of Bedfordshire County, and played from the back tees. Not a very long course, but trees are mature, and apart from a couple of very tight holes, this is a course I usually enjoy playing. Some tees are close to greens, so expect some shouts of 'fore'. Greens were quick and true, although they had some very heavy rain which closed the course 2 days before we played, so it would be worthwhile checking before you book that the course is fully open. Nice layout, but with a couple of fairly long walks between greens and the next tee.
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Reviewed Aug 17 2017 by Graham S - rated 4 out of 5

Really interesting course

Very tight on most holes, only the newer holes are at all forgiving. Tees, greens and fairways all in great condition. Strange layout in places with crisscrossing holes, but common sense makes it no problem.

(Round played: Aug 2017 - Score: 90 Handicap: 17.8)
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Reviewed Sep 25 2016 by Michael C - rated 4 out of 5
Front 9 quite long with narrow fairway. Back 9 is tougher but can score well on.
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Reviewed Apr 19 2016 by Terry G - rated 4 out of 5
Following a weekend of heavy rain, greens were slower than I expected but running true, and mostly consistent (I'm sure a couple of greens were slower that most). Fairways looked very good for this early in the year. Some changes to the course has left my yardage book out of date, and they don't have a new one yet, so I had the wrong club in hand a few times. Only visited one bunker, but they all seemed well stocked with sand, and well maintained.

As a guest of the Bedfordshire Past Captains Society I didn't have to pay, but the food was everything they promised, and the round was at a comfortable pace. There are a few points on the course where tees/greens (and even adjoining fairways) are a little close, so keep vigilant, and if anyone does shout 'fore' be aware. The course itself is quite tight (especially the last 2 holes) so go for straightness rather than length - it'll save you a lot of shots!

Overall a nice course and I'm looking forward to coming back.

(Round played: Apr 2016 - Score: 87 Handicap: 10)
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Reviewed Feb 27 2015 by Gary O - rated 4 out of 5
Very good condition for the time of year, Front nine is decent but the second nine steps up a gear.Unfortunately, the signature par 3 11th wasn't in action but the temporary hole to replace it is fun. Last 3 holes are brilliant. Will definitely be back.

(Round played: Feb 2015 - Score: 87 Handicap: 13.4)
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Reviewed Jun 3 2014 by Yash T - rated 4 out of 5
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(Round played: Jun 2014 - Score: 99 Handicap: 25)
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Reviewed Aug 13 2013 by David M - rated 4 out of 5
course in very good condition
but very poorly laid out
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Reviewed Jun 22 2013 by Chris C - rated 4 out of 5
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(Round played: Jun 2013 - Score: 96 Handicap: 23)
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