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Sonning Golf Club

4   Golfshake Golf Course Rating 83 reviews | Post Review | Website
Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

Sonning Golf Club, Berkshire is an 18 hole, par 70 (6329 yard), private, heathland golf course designed by J H Taylor.

18 holes | Par 70 | 6329 yards | Private | Heathland


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Address: Duffield Road, Sonning on Thames, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6GJ United Kingdom

Tel: 0118 9693332

Golf Pro: Johnathan Dunn | Tel: 01189219931

Website: http://www.sonning-golf-club.co.uk/


Golf Club Facilities

Driving range  Range
Golf club hire  Club Hire
Buggy Hire  Buggy Hire
Golf shop  Golf Shop
Changing rooms  Changing
Clubhouse  Clubhouse
Bar  Bar
Food  Dining
Function Room Hire  Function Room

It gives me great pleasure to introduce Sonning Golf Club to you. We have a great golf course with an exceptional history with an elegant and friendly environment that is a unique combination of the traditions of a private members' club and is in excellent entertaining facilities.

The golf course provides a wonderful test for all standards of player and is always presented at its very best. Continued investment in the course ensures that those standards are maintained and the experience is enjoyed by all who come and play. Sonning has previously been described as a ‘hidden gem’, but today it is being increasingly discovered and celebrated.

Midweek Guide: £50.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £60.00 per round *

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

Restrictions: Maximum Handicap 28

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

Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: £50.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: £60.00 per round *

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


Review Information


GOLFSHAKE RATING

3.99

Golfshake Golf Course Rating

 

AVERAGE RATING 4.2
(based on 83 reviews)

5 star
33
4 star
40
3 star
5
2 star
4
1 star
1
 

HIGHLY RATED

98%

would play again or recommend


4.2

The Course

4.5

Course Conditions

4

Value For Money

4.5

Pace of Play

4.3

Facilities & Service

4.2

Hospitality

3.8

Practice Facilities

4.1

Food & Drink

What the club says: The golf course measures 6,329 yards and has a par of 70 and a SSS of 71. It generally plays longer than its yardage due to the elevations of several greens and fairways. Although originally a heath land course, there is now an abundance of mature trees and shrubs that line its fairways.

The greens are always true and fast and will test the very best of players. Peter Alliss has described our 17th hole as “one of the best short holes in the South of England”. The course is always in excellent condition throughout the year, and as written in the Michelin Guide “It is well worth a detour”. Martin Hawtree, the renowned international golf course architect, has redesigned Sonning’s original Taylor/Colt layout and has produced an impressive new 18th hole that finishes in front of the clubhouse. With an excellent practice range and short game area, Sonning provides some of the best facilities in the South of England.

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Melvern A rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 16 2022

This course is forgiving with not a lot heavy rough and no water it well maintained and the greens and tees are well watered so are In excellent condition

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Paul G rated 4.5 out of 5

Reviewed May 9 2022


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Anthony D rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Apr 19 2022

Our annual society visit with coffe and bacon rolls to get the day underway.

Course in pretty good condition but for second year running the greens were slow and could have done with a cut, so don't be fooled by the pace of the putting green.

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A Golfer rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Jan 7 2022

Great condition

Great course due to course layout, risk and reward par 4s, condition, clubhouse and welcome by the members.

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Nicholas H rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 5 2021

Classic parkland and well-maintained course

A very well-maintained course. Nice and old-style in a pleasant picturesque part of the country. Holes are decent, just a little too flat

(Round played: Oct 2021 - Score: 86 Handicap: 13.9)

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Pierre F rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 2 2021

Berkshire Gem

A warm welcome from the pro shop. Played with some rain on a lovely varying course. Tees, bunkers, fairways and greens were in excellent condition.

(Round played: Sep 2021 - Score: 95 Handicap: 18.5)

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Paul E rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 11 2021

In very good nick after strange summer weather

Very warm welcome in pro shop. Course in good condition save for a couple of the bunkers which were compacted after rain where sand thin.

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Garry B rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 8 2021

A lovely course well presented and a good challenge for the average golfer. Friendly and lovely club house with great fascilities.

(Round played: Jul 2021 - Score: 92 Handicap: 13.7)

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Franklyn S rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Aug 21 2021

The course was in excellent condition with fast sloping greens but the were true, personally I enjoyed the par 3's only 2 par 5's but some strong par 4's

(Round played: Aug 2021 - Score: 76 Handicap: 12.5)

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Andy C rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Aug 14 2021

Sonning

Stunning Sonning, beautiful course and fantastic condition. Really enjoyable round, great pace for a four ball, 3:45 mins. Perfect, apart from the sock policy... wear white socks with shorts... still don't get that rule I'm afraid.

(Round played: Aug 2021 - Score: 96 Handicap: 16.7)

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Pete / Bristol rated 1 out of 5

Reviewed Aug 8 2021

Rude and dated - but good course

Attitude to visitors atrocious. Had driven 2 hours to play at the course, only to be greeted by an interrogation on my attire. Upon explaining I'd driven a fair distance and needed to use the changing facilities, I was "generously" told I could pay for my round once I had changed. Upon changing I was promptly upsold a pair of white socks, as clearly the definition of smart dress code, is white ankle socks only. Left a pretty sour taste. Would add the course was in excellent condition, but to be honest this is exactly the type of golf club with dated attitudes that puts people off golf.

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Steven K rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed May 1 2021

Lovely course & very friendly

Second visit to Sonning, course was in great condition and the hospitality before, during and after was worth a mention - especially as my 4-ball voucher expired in October but the club Secretary was very accommodating in assisting in re-arranging. Good mix of holes, good greens and reasonably priced.

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Bill C rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Dec 16 2020

Great course that held up well in the wet conditions, pace of play was great and the price was very reasonable.

(Round played: Dec 2020 - Score: 83 Handicap: )

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Martin T rated 4 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 20 2020

Played here quite a few times but this was the best condition I've ever seen it in! Greens were really fast. I'm afraid the club itself blotted its copybook. £5.10 for a small bottle of San Miguel is disgusting!!!

(Round played: Sep 2020 - Score: 92 Handicap: 11)

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Anthony D rated 5 out of 5

Reviewed Aug 15 2020

Love playing this course

Despite weeks without rain the fairways were a green oasis and the greens fast and tricky as always.

A hot humid day with thunderstorms forecast and with covid restrictions the drinks served on the patio as the rain started were very much deserved. As a visiting society we were very well looked after.

(Round played: Aug 2020 - Score: 91 Handicap: 14.9)

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