Royston Golf Club

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Royston Golf Club, Hertfordshire is an 18 hole, par 70 (6042 yard) private, heathland golf course established in 1892.

Contact Information

Baldock Road, Royston, Hertfordshire, SG8 5BG United Kingdom

Tel: 01763 242696

Golf Pro: Ryan Wingate | Tel: 01763 243476

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

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £30.00 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £35.00 per round *

Book online: with golfnow.co.uk

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par 70 | 6042 yards | Private | Heathland

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Royston Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.3

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 80
Average Ratings
3.99 ... Overall Rating
4.12 ... The Course
4.33 ... Course Cond.
3.44 ... Facilities/Serv.
3.70 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.48 ... Pace of play
4.40 ... Hospitality.
2.81 ... Prac. Facil.
3.61 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

80 ratings & 63 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 748 out of 2162.

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What the club says: Established in 1892 the course is an 18 hole parkland which is in fantastic conditionand, maintained all year round.


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Reviewed Sep 14 2020 by Andrew M - rated 5 out of 5

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(Round played: Sep 2020 - Score: 82 Handicap: 14)
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Reviewed Sep 9 2020 by David S - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic strategic course

Although the course is short and relies on the challenge of topography (hilly heathland) as a golfing test, it made us really think beyond selecting a club based on yardage. We look forward to playing the course a second time and trying to avoid dropping shots on what at first glance appeared innocuous holes.
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Reviewed Aug 25 2020 by Simon P - rated 3 out of 5

Challenging

Work out your calves on this challenging course at the edge of the Chilterns. Lovely view towards cambridgeshire.
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Reviewed Jul 22 2020 by Freddy M - rated 4 out of 5
Really enjoyable and amazing views.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 91 Handicap: 24.1)
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Reviewed Jul 21 2020 by Dan S - rated 4 out of 5
The hills make for interesting holes throughout the whole 18 holes. Enjoyed the round, but easy to lose shots if you miss a green.
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Reviewed Jul 11 2020 by Jason G - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 11 2020 by Jason G - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 9 2020 by Andy A - rated 5 out of 5
Wet but not windy. Course in good condition and quiet. Greens ran very true. A stiff walk but lots of interest and would go back again.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 82 Handicap: 15.5)
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Reviewed Jun 3 2020 by Fraser H - rated 4 out of 5

Hilly and variable course

Interesting course that is fairly forgiving. Playing wide onto the longer stuff is easy to play out of but there are some tricky bunkers that can make an approach challenging. Greens were in great condition, the course was get really dry and a bit rough around the edges. An enjoyable round.
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Reviewed May 23 2020 by Henri P - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Nov 12 2019 by t vine - rated 4 out of 5

cracking course

natural, out and back linksland course with great views over lower lying land to north east and west. short on the card but can play very long indeed depending on the wind.superb fairways and decent but slowish greens.
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Reviewed Oct 1 2019 by Richard H - rated 5 out of 5
What a great course. Fantastic holes and a great thrill to play it for the first time. The pro was very welcoming and slotted us in as we hadn't booked. Thanks fir a great experience.

(Round played: Sep 2019 - Score: 88 Handicap: 18.2)
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Reviewed Sep 23 2019 by Mark T - rated 4 out of 5

Great Old Course

Royston is a very challenging course set on the North Chiltern Hills. A fantastic layout and a good challenge for experienced players. The rough can be very thick, and is a difficult course for high handicappers.

(Round played: Sep 2019 - Score: 110 Handicap: 21.4)
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Reviewed Sep 17 2019 by Gary P - rated 4 out of 5

Tough Course

Deep Rough & bunkers make this a difficult course to navigate around. Also, most holes are affected by prevailing wind. Greens in good nick.

(Round played: Sep 2019 - Score: 103 Handicap: 22.2)
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Reviewed Apr 23 2019 by Kevin B. - rated 4 out of 5

Hidden Gem

Played here April 19.

My 2nd visit to Royston & just as good as the 1st time.

Very interesting ,good fun, hilly high up open natural course that seems to go under the radar with links characteristics & good views. Is much better than it looks from the road below. Loads of excellent & unusual holes & i didn't think there was a weak hole on it which is testament to the clever design .

Great collection of 5 par 3's which are all different in their own way .

Will be well conditioned when you play ,You have to think a lot more than normal on approach shots & they will need to be precisely struck & accurate .

It's easy to get to from the A1 (m) & from the clubhouse you drive to the 1st tee & it's a bargain at £12.50 each on Tuesday afternoons.

If you haven't played this before & don't mind several steep climbs allied with loads of excellent holes that aren't run of the mill then this is a must play.

Kevin B.


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Reviewed Apr 17 2019 by Marek L - rated 4 out of 5

Hilly and short but tough in the wind

A stiff breeze made it tough to score well and the greens were irregular speeds considering some had been airiated and some just sanded. 4 3-putts for me which was 200% more than all the rest of the rounds in 2019. Shows you the state and uneveness of the greens

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 89 Handicap: 15.8)
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Reviewed Mar 21 2019 by Eddy T - rated 4 out of 5

Open "Links" type course, very hilly, worth a visit

First time visiting this course, very open and hilly, wouldn't want to visit on a windy/wet day.
Some interesting holes, as a first time visitor playing a number of holes a bit blind. got an acceptable 30 points, playing off a 25 handicap.
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Reviewed Sep 24 2018 by Michael N - rated 5 out of 5

Proper golf course, miles from the sea!

Royston is a stunner. Carved into the side of a hill, it is a tough walk but we'll worth it for the sheer joy of the holes you are presented with. Blind shots, elevated tees and knee length grass if you miss the generous fairways make it a harsh but fair test on what is fundamentally an inland links course. You'll probably get a better score the second time you play it unless you play with someone who knows their way around. If the wind blows, you might want to pack a few extra balls.

Highly recommended.
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Reviewed May 8 2018 by Gary P - rated 5 out of 5

Excellent Course

Course was in excellent condition & was played in a slight breeze with sunny weather. Hardly saw another soul on the course.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 98 Handicap: 23.2)
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Reviewed Mar 26 2018 by Matt H - rated 4 out of 5
Really enjoyable round.
Fairly wide and open off the tee so great course for those not very straight.
Nice offers of varied lengths to keep you on your toes with some Challanging par 3's.
The greens are well protected and not a crazy fast.
Some holes are fairly blind so pay attention to the course layout on the scorecard.
Overall a good enjoyable course and buggy is more than likely needed.

(Round played: Mar 2018 - Score: 86 Handicap: 11)
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