Painswick Golf Club

Painswick Golf Club, Gloucester is an 18 hole, par 67 (4831 yard), private, parkland golf course established in 1891.

Contact Information

Golf Course Road, Painswick, Nr. Stroud, Gloucester, GL6 6TL United Kingdom

Tel: 01452 812180

Golf Pro: Marc Cottrell | Tel: 01452 812615

Website: http://www.painswickgolf.com
 

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  • Midweek Guide: £15.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £20.00 per round *

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Course Information:
18 holes | Par 67 | 4831 yards | Private | Parkland

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Painswick Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  3.57

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 57
Average Ratings
3.67 ... Overall Rating
3.76 ... The Course
2.83 ... Course Cond.
3.32 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.96 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.83 ... Pace of play
4.00 ... Hospitality.
2.20 ... Prac. Facil.
3.10 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

57 ratings & 42 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1881 out of 2137.

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What the club says: Painswick Golf Club is parkland course at 5,000 yards with a par of 67, the course is very natural in an amazing setting atop the Painswick Beacon. There are several blind spots into and out of a 3000 year old hill fort. The course is steeped in History going back to 1891.


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Reviewed Oct 11 2019 by Robin G - rated 4 out of 5

A challenge

The greens were in incredibly good shape.
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Reviewed Jul 30 2019 by Mr W - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 26 2019 by - rated 2 out of 5

Tiring

Played here June '19 .

As much as Cleeve Hill G.C. was a revelation the previous day this course was a bit of a letdown.
It's very short in length but a hard walk round due to it's undulations & steep stony paths from greens to tees .The 1st hole ,that almost feels like you are going 45 degrees uphill ,sets the tone .There are also quite a few shared fairways & it did feel a bit crammed in . Sure some holes are quirky & unique but it was the holes themselves that didn't do it for me either as well as the hard walk.
There are good views from the beacon at the course high point ( unfortunately it rained when we played) & it's a peaceful place to play .

The greens weren't at their best on the visit & some tee direction signs wouldn't go amiss as the routing was a bit confusing in places .
Good value at £12 on tee off times but maybe less so at £20 on the standard club rate for a p.m. weekday round for what you get .
I am all up for a unique ,quirky ,hilly course which is why i chose it but it didn't really do it for me & it's a course for me to tick off & not one i would look forward to playing again.

Kevin B.
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Reviewed Jan 21 2019 by Lee C - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Nov 13 2018 by Marc R - rated 4 out of 5

Wow what views!

A tough course it has to be said, tests accuracy very sternly.
A tough walk but well worth it, a great place to play a wonderful round.
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Reviewed Nov 7 2018 by Mark L - rated 3 out of 5

Hidden gem

Nice walk up in the hills with some nice views. Bit confusing first 2 times I played, missed the 6th Tee.
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Reviewed Oct 22 2018 by Ben P - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Sep 20 2018 by Andy W - rated 4 out of 5

I loved it!

I can see this course being like marmite, you'll love it or hate it. I loved it!
Quirky doesn't come close, it's an unbelievable mix of holes, yes it's short, yes there are several blind shots, but the undulations, quarries & fort are what makes the course.
Superb views all round, especially off the 6th.
I printed off the hole descriptions from the web & they definitely helped.
The members & the guys in the clubhouse were all really friendly.
The current let down is the greens, they died off in the summer so they've had to re-seed them all & some of the tee boxes need a mow. But they are minor quibbles from a fantastic experience.
Gary G's long summary of the course is absolutely bob on.
(Round played: Sept 2018 - Score: 79 Handicap: 12.9)
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Reviewed Jul 24 2018 by Gary G - rated 4 out of 5

Awesome course

It is a lovely course but the hot summer has baked it badly. It is playing more like crazy golf than actual golf at the moment. The greens need watering with large areas of bare or patchy putting surface and the fairways are like concrete so even a good tee shot will end up in the rough...

If you want to play golf here personally I would wait unti we have rain. That said the local competition was very kind in letting us go first.

It is a good value course if you book from teeofftimes, no one was there to meet us but you can get your score cards from inside the club house.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 108 Handicap: 17)
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Reviewed Jul 24 2018 by Gary G - rated 4 out of 5

Awesome course

It is a lovely course but the hot summer has baked it badly. It is playing more like crazy golf than actual golf at the moment. The greens need watering with large areas of bare or patchy putting surface and the fairways are like concrete so even a good tee shot will end up in the rough...

If you want to play golf here personally I would wait unti we have rain. That said the local competition was very kind in letting us go first.

It is a good value course if you book from teeofftimes, no one was there to meet us but you can get your score cards from inside the club house.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 108 Handicap: 17)
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Reviewed Oct 25 2017 by Gary G - rated 4 out of 5

Fantastic but strange

Very unique course. See my other review for its pros and cons. If you're having a bad day at least the view is amazing.

(Round played: Oct 2017 - Score: 86 Handicap: 18.7)
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Reviewed Jun 11 2017 by Allun L - rated 3 out of 5

A bucket list course


A bit up and down if that's your bag. A couple of shared fairways and a number of quaries to negotiate and a hill fort. No a course to contempate in bad weather but a good experience and yardage wise it's not that long. But there are a couple of par three holes that I couldn't quite reach with my driver and it wan't really that windy. .
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Reviewed Apr 18 2017 by Craig B - rated 3 out of 5
You just have to play this course to tick it off your bucket list. The views are outstanding and it is very testing. You need to be straight and accurate and take oxygen for some of the holes. Well worth a visit
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Reviewed Mar 25 2017 by Samuel G - rated 2 out of 5
Fine for the price, course is on common land so walkers around but the greens are brilliant and the views are breathtaking.

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 106 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Mar 23 2017 by Jack L - rated 4 out of 5
Great views, brilliant value for money, shame there are dogs walkers on the course, well looked after greens

(Round played: Mar 2017 - Score: 77 Handicap: 0)
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Reviewed Oct 20 2016 by Craig B - rated 2 out of 5
Found this a strange course, on the top of a mountain with lots of public rights of way and riddled with dog walkers popping up on pretty much every hole. Challenging with quarries surrounding the course and at least 3 completely unsighted holes. Wouldn't play again but it's worth playing for the experience.

(Round played: Oct 2016 - Score: 95 Handicap: 21.5)
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Reviewed Oct 3 2016 by Phil H - rated 3 out of 5
Was a good round although playing with a female was tough as some ladies tee were missing. A lot of people oblivious to golf going on around the course too.

(Round played: Oct 2016 - Score: 87 Handicap: 21.7)
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Reviewed Sep 6 2016 by Claire P - rated 2 out of 5
There is nothing particularly wrong with the course, but there are just too many walkers. Also because the back 9 retraces your route on the first 9, you also bump into golfers coming the other way. My main criticism though is narrow fairways, and impossible rough - quite simply if you miss the fairway you've lost your ball. Very frustrating as it does have some fun holes.

(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 97 Handicap: 23.6)
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Reviewed Sep 4 2016 by Colin R - rated 4 out of 5
Lovely challenge for any golfer, good greens. Even enjoyable on a wet rainy day!

(Round played: Sep 2016 - Score: 80 Handicap: 9.6)
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Reviewed Aug 22 2016 by Gary G - rated 4 out of 5


(Round played: Aug 2016 - Score: 106 Handicap: 16.8)

I had a mare of a round today but striking some very random shots, however this is a course which bites you in the ass when things go wrong. It is very tight in places and its "natural" contours of the land make it a real challenge despite being a very short course on paper.

The course could do with some investment into bins and ball cleaners. That said the greens and fairways were in generally good condition with only the odd green looking a little patchy in the corners. That said it is a good value round with some beautiful landscape. I reviewed this course in more detail on the 12-August 2015.
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