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Thorpeness Golf Club & Hotel

4.1   Golfshake Golf Course Rating 92 reviews | Post Review | Website
Price Guide: £££££ | HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Course Information

Thorpeness Golf Club, Suffolk is a top 100 championship 18 hole, par 70 (6510 yard). Designed by James Braid in 1922 it is one of the best examples of coastal heathland golf courses.

18 holes | Par 70 | 6311 yards | Private | Heathland


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Address: Lakeside Avenue, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, IP16 4NH United Kingdom

Tel: 01728 454926

Golf Pro: Christine Langford | Tel: 01728454926

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


Golf Club Facilities

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
Accommodation  Accommodation

Residential stay and play packages available
Winter rates apply in line with BST
Book ad pay on line for day green fees
Buggies, Electric Trolleys and Pull Trolleys available.

Midweek Guide: From £40.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: From £40.00 per round *

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

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

Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: From £40.00 per round *

Weekend Guide: From £40.00 per round *

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


Review Information


GOLFSHAKE RATING

4.13

Golfshake Golf Course Rating

 

AVERAGE RATING 4.1
(based on 92 reviews)

5 star
36
4 star
40
3 star
7
2 star
8
1 star
0
 

HIGHLY RATED

95%

would play again or recommend

Golfshake Review


4.2

The Course

4

Course Conditions

4

Value For Money

3.2

Pace of Play

4

Facilities & Service

4.3

Hospitality

3.4

Practice Facilities

4.1

Food & Drink

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Andrew C rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 27 2021

Overrated course with dated facilities

Poorly designed course despite the generally positive reviews - short, narrow, and monotonously unforgiving off the tee. Absurd over use of gorse bushes and thick vegetation.

“Gorse and water share the disadvantage that it is practically impossible to play out of them and they are a frequent cause of lost balls. It would appear, therefore, that that they should not be used to any great extent as hazards.”
(H S Colt, Essays on Golf-Course Architecture, 1920)

“There should be a complete absence of the annoyance and irritation caused by the necessity of searching for lost balls.”
(Alistair Mackenzie, Golf Architecture, 1920)

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Tony H rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Apr 29 2019

Tired, needs watering!

Good Layout after 3rd Hole. Very slow play. Tired set up, buildings and condition, Greens quick but well worn, It Rests on history and tradition - needs an enormous upgrade!

(Round played: Apr 2019 - Score: 100 Handicap: 19.8)

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Peter C rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 26 2017

Good course played in good weather. As a visitor it would be useful to have directions to the next tee. Also difficult to see hole number signs.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 100 Handicap: 22.4)

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Peter C rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 26 2017

Good course played in good weather. As a visitor it would be useful to have directions to the next tee. Also difficult to see hole number signs.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 100 Handicap: 22.4)

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Peter C rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 26 2017

Good course played in good weather. As a visitor it would be useful to have directions to the next tee. Also difficult to see hole number signs.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 100 Handicap: 22.4)

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Peter C rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 26 2017

Good course played in good weather. As a visitor it would be useful to have directions to the next tee. Also difficult to see hole number signs.

(Round played: Jun 2017 - Score: 100 Handicap: 22.4)

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J h rolfe rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Oct 28 2016

Good course that is challenging. Condition is generally ok, the greens can be inconsistent in speed. I have played it many times, played it this week and was stunned at a green fee increase of 50%. Definitely not worth £60 for a midweek round, I have played far better courses for less than this.

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Danny W rated 2 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 27 2016


Greens not watered at all and if you run off the fairway your ball is pretty much lost in the heather, hardly any cut on the fairways and one of the most unforgiving courses I've played.
(Round played: Jul 2016 - Score: 94 Handicap: 16.7)

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Martin G rated 2.5 out of 5

Reviewed Jun 7 2022


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Danny W rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 5 2019

The layout is nice and the area is stunning but the course is not in great condition. Fairways very patchy, Bunkers very inconsistent. Greens run very quick and true but you cant stop a ball on the approach as they bone dry underneath. A very tough course but needs abit of tlc. Plus no range just a open field which is a shame.

(Round played: Aug 2019 - Score: 95 Handicap: 13.3)

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Michael P rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed May 1 2019

Thorpeness Weekend

Hospitality and accommodation very good but on course the fairways, some tee boxes and greens looking tired. No marshalling on course to move slow play along - 5 hour plus 4 Ball round not good.

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Brendon B rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Apr 2 2018

Great winter break deal

Nice trip with hotel and dinner - poor weather second day but course dried out okay.

(Round played: Mar 2018 - Score: 105 Handicap: 15.1)

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Brendon B rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Dec 10 2016


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Franklyn S rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Sep 29 2016

Great winter course with the marmite effect, personally I never seem to play well here.

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Rod J rated 3 out of 5

Reviewed Jul 27 2009

Good course which rewards accurate shots rather than power hitting. Did not accept the two for one voucher presented despite having phoned ahead. I felt this was a little over priced and aimed at the weekend holiday golfer. Still well worth a go.

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