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The Rayleigh Club Golf Resort

The Rayleigh Club Golf Resort, Essex is a 36 hole private, parkland complex with the 18 hole, par 72 (6616 yard) South Course and 18 hole, par 67 (4670 yard) East Course designed by Reg Plumbridge.

Contact Information

Hullbridge Road, Rayleigh, Essex, SS6 9QS United Kingdom

Tel: 01702 232377

Golf Pro: Aaron Quinn

Website: http://www.therayleighclub.com/
 

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: Duke Course: £30.00 per round; Earl Course: £10.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: Duke Course: £40.00 per round; Earl Course: from £13.00 per round *

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

Course Information:
36 holes | Private | Parkland

Driving rangeGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire

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

The Rayleigh Club Golf Resort Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.15

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 437
Average Ratings
3.67 ... Overall Rating
3.50 ... The Course
3.85 ... Course Cond.
3.80 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.66 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.81 ... Pace of play
3.90 ... Hospitality.
3.65 ... Prac. Facil.
3.66 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

437 ratings & 195 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1017 out of 2170.

HIGHLY RATED - 95% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: The Rayleigh Club Golf Resort (formerly known as Lords Golf & Country Club) has two 18-hole courses which have both been designed by Reg Plumbridge of RJP Golf Course Designs, a name responsible for some of the country’s finest courses.

The South (formely Duke)
The 'South' course, at 6,616 yards, is regarded as one of the finest courses in East Anglia. A series of lakes and open water throughout the course encourages exciting, challenging and strategic play within a visually beautiful landscape.

The East (formely Earl)
The 'East' course offers a relaxing and enjoyable experience for players of all abilities. This executive length course, measuring 4,670 yards, is ideal for beginners, and those wishing for a speedy and unencumbered round of golf.


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Reviewed Sep 17 2020 by Terry M - rated 3 out of 5

Nothing great but okay.

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Reviewed Aug 30 2020 by James G - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 19 2020 by Isaac H - rated 5 out of 5
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(Round played: Aug 2020 - Score: 90 Handicap: 16.4)
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Reviewed Aug 10 2020 by Danny S - rated 4 out of 5
(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 92 Handicap: 17.5)
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Reviewed Jul 21 2020 by Gary B - rated 5 out of 5
Great little course challenging and fair
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Reviewed Jul 7 2020 by Rayleigh - rated 2 out of 5

WORST EXPERIENCE EVER

Played here a little while back. I had booked as a change from my membership club at the time Crondon Park. We had been booked in for an afternoon round. When going into pay the young guy at the desk asked us for our handicap, we do not have an official handicap and that had not been mentioned when we booked. The young guy didn't believe us and contacted someone else by phone. After explaining that we hadn't been asked and what the person sounded like, he begrudgingly agreed to let us play! His attitude was terrible, I have never felt so unwelcome at a golf course before. The course is badly signed and the cut around the green was terrible. Probably the worst golf course in Essex. I recommend not to play there, they don't deserve your business.
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Reviewed Jul 4 2020 by Tim W - rated 5 out of 5
Quite easy, my best ever score on this course, only one par five but still quite challenging, course kept in very good condition, facilities closed due to covid
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Reviewed Jul 4 2020 by Stephen R - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 3 2020 by Guy R - rated 3 out of 5

Good but could do much better

Course as always very scenic, but the fairway grass is, all too often, too long, and covered in a small white flower which makes finding a ball on the fairway occasionally very difficult (and on two occasions, impossible!).No semi rough either.In addition there remain a lot of small deep drainage channels in which balls can be lost, trolleys stopped dead in their tracks and, more worryingly, ankles turned. They need filling with gravel. There are some good holes here, don't get me wrong, and greens are excellent , but the course maintenance needs to step up.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 89 Handicap: 20.6)
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Reviewed Jun 5 2020 by Andy W - rated 4 out of 5

Rayleigh club

Nice course ideal to improve your mid iron and short iron shots. Some tricky holes and some tight spots. Will be playing again, nice course and nice staff

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 88 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Jun 4 2020 by Bert K - rated 5 out of 5
Good course, well maintained, drainage ditches are everywhere however and can be quite risky to play around

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 100 Handicap: 24.8)
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Reviewed May 25 2020 by Simon R - rated 3 out of 5

Small but nicely formed

It's an OK course that makes you think on most holes. The ?20 green fee is just
about right in these current times but certainly no more. Due to its yardage
circa 4500 yards it means you can get round quickly and a good course to
sharpen up your game. The 6 minute intervals were too short as there was
a bit of bunching.
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Reviewed May 25 2020 by David P - rated 5 out of 5

Very challenging

The East course is interesting and very challenging for all levels, but also very enjoyable with the right mix of difficulties.
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Reviewed May 23 2020 by Nigel W - rated 3 out of 5

Not long but tricky

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Reviewed May 20 2020 by Walter G - rated 4 out of 5
East course very good for all standards of player, South course more challenging and in very good condition.
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Reviewed Nov 14 2019 by Phillip E - rated 5 out of 5

Brilliant test for the casual golfer

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Reviewed Sep 13 2019 by Daniel E - rated 5 out of 5

Worth a play

It’s worth a trip to play this course. Green in excellent condition but very very slow for the condition.

(Round played: Sep 2019 - Score: 88 Handicap: 16.9)
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Reviewed Aug 5 2019 by Dave L - rated 4 out of 5
Great course good conditions they have been doing a lots of work on this course and it is very good value for money

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 80 Handicap: 14.3)
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Reviewed Aug 2 2019 by John C - rated 5 out of 5
Course in great condition, nice clubhouse and terrace to have a drink after playing.

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 103 Handicap: 26.7)
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Reviewed Jul 11 2019 by Ben M - rated 5 out of 5

Enjoyable Venue

Played well and weather good which always helps but a nice course, in good condition and at a good price.

(Round played: Jun 2019 - Score: 83 Handicap: 18)
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