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Maylands Golf and Country Club

Course Information

Maylands Golf and Country Club, Essex is an 18 hole, par 71 (6361 yard), public, parkland golf course designed by Harry Colt in 1936.

18 holes | Par 71 | 6361 yards | Public | Parkland

Buggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire


Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £25.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £30.00 per round *

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


Visitor Information

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

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap No Restriction


Contact Information

Address: Colchester Road, Romford, Essex, RM3 0AZ United Kingdom

Tel: 01708 341777

Golf Pro: Darren Parker | Tel: 01708 346466

Website: http://www.maylandsgolf.com/

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Maylands Golf and Country Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.07

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 225
Average Ratings
3.76 ... Overall Rating
3.82 ... The Course
3.48 ... Course Cond.
3.56 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.64 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.75 ... Pace of play
3.85 ... Hospitality.
2.90 ... Prac. Facil.
3.57 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

225 ratings & 139 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1194 out of 2183.

HIGHLY RATED - 97% would play again or recommend

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What the club says: The 18 hole, par 71 championship golf course measures 6,361 yards. The layout is typical of that from the world renowned golf course architect Harry Colt, known for course designs such as Wentworth, Sunningdale and Royal Portrush.

Laid out in 1936 the course offers a great challenge with gently undulating fairways lined with trees. The greens always present a true putting surface and are framed by trees or landscaped mounds with many of them being protected by the cleverly placed bunkers to catch the wayward approach shot. The course consists of two loops of nine holes enabling golfers to start and finish their rounds near the clubhouse.



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Reviewed Jul 18 2021 by Kevin N - rated 3 out of 5

Good course

Essex
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Reviewed Jul 12 2021 by Eddie A - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 25 2021 by Tim W - rated 4 out of 5

Enjoyable Round

1st time played here. Great for wildlife and countryside. Course in good condition. Friendly. Pace of play was slow sadly.
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Reviewed Jun 13 2021 by Pete H - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Apr 23 2021 by David E - rated 3 out of 5

Interesting layout

Interesting layout of course hidden dome dirt track behind a run down farm
Several holes cross over with others so constant slow play and waiting for adjacent hole to play shots
Variety of layout fairly good condition and good clubhouse
Watch out for local deer pretty to watch but leave fairways in very average condition which makes recommendations difficult here
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Reviewed Apr 1 2021 by Chris A - rated 2 out of 5
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Reviewed Dec 23 2020 by Asvin P - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Dec 5 2020 by Andy T - rated 4 out of 5

First day back from Lockdown2 Maylands

First time at Maylands for me but my playing colleagues have played several times. First impressions circa new C19 rules was a nice clubhouse suitable for all sorts of functions. Nice snack and coffee before we start. Cost was ?25 which for midweek winter golf was a bit high. Right the course was in reasonable condition with the greens a little long but this is understandable. Course was ok played off yellows just under 6k in length but somehow did not feel that long. Course was not that difficult whether it is much harder in Summer because of the overlying trees is yet to be seen. Its a beautiful area with an abundance of wildlife which is lovely to see, I've not seen this amount of Deer anywhere so that was great to see even if you are dodging the droppings on the way round . Overall a great experience.
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Reviewed Sep 25 2020 by Duncan F - rated 4 out of 5

Definitely worth playing

Played this over a number of years when visiting the area, and always improving. Currently undergoing some course changes so need to see how they pan out, but seem like they will be a step forward overall. Like many courses, some issues with bunkers, and seems they have a programme of selected removal to cut costs.
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Reviewed Sep 21 2020 by Kevin N - rated 2 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 22 2020 by Graham / Colchester - rated 3 out of 5

Graham

We have battled because of Covid to make sure all our society golf competitions take place . Managed to book Maylands for 36 of us for 18 holes bacon rolls and coffee on arrival and burger after finishing for £40 . I think that is a very decent price for a Friday . Clubs need to make money and there were 4 societies out on the course thus very slow as we were the last society to tee off at 11.50 am as first tee time . Because of weather fairways are dry but no worse than others . Course lay out is a good society course . It was very windy thus a test of golf and 37 points won the singles and I shot 34 points off 18 . Not perfect but I think the price made it decent value . Not sure I would like to be a member and stroll up at 2pm and find 4 societies ahead of me .
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Reviewed Jul 26 2020 by John P - rated 2 out of 5
greens in very poor condition, ball bouncing when putting.
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Reviewed Jul 13 2020 by Steve Upminster - rated 5 out of 5

one of the best in essex

Played here 12/07/2020

course in great nick

shot 87 - handicap 18
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Reviewed Jul 10 2020 by Paul G - rated 4 out of 5

Deer!

First time playing Maylands and was impressed. Course in good condition with some challenging holes so worth a look. A few deer about at twilight (!)
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Reviewed Jul 7 2020 by Jason L - rated 4 out of 5
A very nice parkland course, plenty of interesting holes within the woods to start with and then it opens up. A really good test of golf.

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 92 Handicap: 11.3)
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Reviewed Jul 1 2020 by Philip W - rated 5 out of 5

Lovely course

Really enjoyed playing here. Nice to see free roaming deer ????. People very friendly. Course well maintained. Lovely terrace area.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 80 Handicap: 17.4)
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Reviewed Jun 27 2020 by Tony B - rated 5 out of 5

Superb

Fantastic course!! In great condition well worth a visit!! Looking to join!!
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Reviewed Jun 27 2020 by Tony B - rated 5 out of 5

Superb

Fantastic course!! In great condition well worth a visit!! Looking to join!!
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Reviewed Jun 18 2020 by Jaspal S - rated 4 out of 5
Good round avoided rain - some lost balls but some nice pars and saves. Nice holes for all levels of play

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 101 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jun 16 2020 by Clive B - rated 3 out of 5

Nice golf but you pay for it!

My friends and I have played Maylands fairly regularly over the last few years. It's a nice course that's not too tough, but enough of a challenge to bring us back, and usually at a very reasonable price.
So with the recent virus situation happening Maylands was high on the list of courses to visit when golf was deemed safe to play. I booked for myself and half a dozen mates, and on a sunny afternoon we arrived at the course.
It was only as I parked up that one of my friends came over to tell me the green fees were ?30 each for the round!
It seems the club had put up the prices that morning, and it was ?30 each and no concessions!
Someone mentioned that the club probably needed to recoup some of the money it had lost during the recent enforced break... but hang on, all of us customers have lost money either in lost work or through our pensions being hit, so if that is the case it certainly isn't fair?
I'm afraid to say that Maylands is a good course, but not a great course, and certainly not worth ?30 to play, and until this changes there's a dozen or more of us that won't be back.
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