Thetford Golf Club

Thetford Golf Club, Norfolk is an 18 hole, par 72 (6849 yard), private, heathland golf course designed by Chas Mayo and James Braid in 1912.

Contact Information

Brandon Road, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 3NE United Kingdom

Tel: 01842 752169

Golf Pro: Stuart Smith | Tel: 01842 752662

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

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  • Midweek Guide: £40.00 per round, £30.00 after 1pm *
  • Weekend Guide: £40 per round *

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  4.57

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 96
Average Ratings
4.30 ... Overall Rating
4.37 ... The Course
4.56 ... Course Cond.
4.05 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.14 ... VFM
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3.69 ... Pace of play
4.38 ... Hospitality.
3.93 ... Prac. Facil.
4.06 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

96 ratings & 81 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 153 out of 1971.

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What the club says: Thetford Golf Club is a challenging par 72 course set amidst the beautiful Breckland Forest of East Anglia, with easy access from the A11. Pine, oak, birch and beech trees line the fairways and gorse, broom and heather lie in wait any ball that might stray from the wide-open fairways. It really is a wonderful place to play golf. Come and visit us at Thetford for a friendly welcome, great hospitality and good food. A super day out!

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Reviewed Oct 30 2018 by Paul M - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Jul 23 2018 by Brian Burgess - rated 3 out of 5
For the final day of our Norfolk trip we ventured to Thetford GC. We had been trying to decide between Kings Lynn GC and Thetford and plumped for Thetford based on personal reviews we had been given. Upon hearing that the two courses were similar, we opted for Thetford on the understanding that it’s more welcoming and a fair bit cheaper - and are pleased we did so.
Thetford is a heathland style course, although the day we played the course was burnt to a cinder by the long dry spell of weather – as a result all the fairways were firm and completely brown. The greens however were absolutely fine and would hold the well-struck approach shot. The course is long, around 6,700 yds, however this is largely compensated by the relatively generous fairways. If there’s one gripe of the course, it’s the fact it becomes a little monotonous with its length – we felt it would benefit from having a couple of shorter par 4’s in its layout to offer something a little different.
That aside it’s a lovely layout, a trail-style course winding its way through the wooded, heathland terrain. Only a couple of holes run up and down and that we think always makes for a more enjoyable and varied experience. It opens with a tricky mid-iron par 3, never an easy start and another par 3 at the 3rd. Thereafter, you dive into the guts of the course, which as said is notable for its length. The course finishes with an extremely tough, slightly uphill par 4 at around 460 yds !
Everyone at the course was very welcoming to the extent we were able to play as part of the Captains Charity day despite not being affiliated to the club. Overall, it’s a course we would like to visit again in less arid conditions – however, we’d recommend playing here if you have the opportunity to do so.
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Reviewed Jul 8 2018 by Gary S - rated 4 out of 5

Great course definitely worth a visit

Great course. Very dry due to weather conditions . The greens were in an excellent condition. The facilities and staff were excellent.

(Round played: Jul 2018 - Score: 93 Handicap: 12.3)
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Reviewed May 29 2018 by Pablo C - rated 4 out of 5
Brilliant course in Thetford forest definitely worth visiting. I will be going back in the near future

(Round played: Apr 2018 - Score: 101 Handicap: )
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Reviewed May 5 2018 by John F - rated 5 out of 5
Long well maintained challenging course. Well worth a visit
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Reviewed Apr 11 2018 by Derek L - rated 4 out of 5

Thetford GC

A lovely course, plenty of bunkers and tree lined fairway. Definitely a course for another visit. Breakfast before the start was very good.

(Round played: Apr 2018 - Score: 119 Handicap: 28)
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Reviewed Feb 21 2018 by Jamie W - rated 5 out of 5
An excellent course, playing well in winter. Work ongoing in the clubhouse. Friendly staff and members for those visiting.

(Round played: Feb 2018 - Score: 98 Handicap: 23.6)
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Reviewed Feb 5 2018 by Mark L - rated 5 out of 5

Thetford golf club

Played in the winter with no over trousers and did not get any mud on me, course in great condition, most of the par fours are very long off the yellows, greens are a good pace, and a friendly environment

(Round played: Feb 2018 - Score: 84 Handicap: 4.7)
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Reviewed Jan 14 2018 by Malcolm C - rated 4 out of 5

Course in great cndition

Great course good challenge some really interesting holes. Great putting and chipping greens but no driving range and only 2 warm up nets
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Reviewed Sep 8 2017 by Jason Barrett - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic Layout & Good Test

Really welcoming secretary and staff. Had a great round here despite rain of biblical proportions in places today. Course drained really well and remained playable throughout. If you cannot enjoy this course you either so not like golf or you are dead! Will come back again and hopefully be luckier with the weather next time!
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Reviewed Sep 4 2017 by Mark O - rated 4 out of 5

well worth a visit

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Reviewed Aug 23 2017 by John F - rated 5 out of 5
Challenging - long and some tough greens
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Reviewed Aug 22 2017 by TJ Nelly - rated 5 out of 5

A must play

If your looking for a great game of golf, go to Thetford, very helpful pro-shop and a the course was a Jem to play, I would recommend to anyone
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Reviewed Jul 6 2017 by Martyn - rated 5 out of 5

Great Heathland Course

Thoroughly enjoyed playing this great heathland course. Greens were very consistent and fairways were in very good condition. Sunshine made the course seem even more idyllic - if only my golf was as good as the course.
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Reviewed Jun 25 2017 by Ian B - rated 5 out of 5

Best course i have played.

The course is challenging with well placed bunkers and greens. It was in perfect condition and looks as though it would be this way all year round. The members were friendly stopping to have a chat even in the carpark. Overall an excellent place to play.
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Reviewed Jun 19 2017 by Barry R - rated 4 out of 5

A course which must be visited

This is a course which I will visit and play again, as it is well kept and the clubhouse welcome is very friendly.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 108 Handicap: 25.5)
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Reviewed Jun 5 2017 by Mike Pyett / Cambridgeshire - rated 4 out of 5

A great course.

Played it a few times now and never in bad condition.
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Reviewed Apr 29 2017 by mark - rated 4 out of 5
course was very well maintained. some courses you are lucky if you get water in ball cleaner this had a towel on every tee as well/
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Reviewed Apr 29 2017 by Matt H - rated 4 out of 5
Golfshake Team ReviewCan play really long and tough depending on the wind.

Feel like you have to hit driver off most par 4's and 5's and sometimes with long iron shots in.

All round good course, especially in winter as holds the water well.

Greens mostly always in great shape.
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Reviewed Apr 27 2017 by Matthew W - rated 5 out of 5
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Course Information:
18 holes | Par 72 | 6849 yards | Private | Heathland

Buggy HireGolf shop Changing roomsClubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Handicap required

Visitors: Visitors and Societies are most welcome on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. It is essential to book well in advance. Fine beers and good food always available!

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