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Woodhall Spa Golf Club

Course Information

Woodhall Spa Golf Club, Lincolnshire is a 36 hole complex with the 18 hole, par 72 (6666 yard) Bracken course and 18 hole, par 73 (7080 yard) Hotchkin Course.

36 holes | Par Hotchkin Course 73: Bracken Course72 | Hotchkin Course 7080: Bracken Course 6666 yards | Private | Heathland

Driving rangeBuggy HireGolf shop Clubhouse BarFood Function Room Hire Handicap required


Tee Time Information

Midweek Guide: Hotchkin: £95.00 per round £143.00 per day; Bracken: £57.00 per round £86.00 per day *

Weekend Guide: Hotchkin: £95.00 per round £143.00 per day; Bracken: £57.00 per round £86.00 per day *

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


Visitor Information

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

Contact Information

Address: The Broadway, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, LN10 6PU United Kingdom

Tel: 01526 352511

Golf Pro: Neil Harvey | Tel: 01526 351837

Website: http://www.woodhallspagolf.com

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Woodhall Spa Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  4.71

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 98
Average Ratings
4.44 ... Overall Rating
4.53 ... The Course
4.43 ... Course Cond.
4.43 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.01 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
4.15 ... Pace of play
4.35 ... Hospitality.
4.46 ... Prac. Facil.
4.38 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

98 ratings & 81 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 135 out of 2183.

HIGHLY RATED - 98% would play again or recommend

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Highly Recommended 2019Highly Recommended 2020

What the club says: One of Britain’s finest courses, The Hotchkin, is built on sandy soil which allows for year round play. Set amongst banks of gorse and broom, backed up with layered canopies of oak, fir and towering silver birch and encapsulated all upon a glorious carpet of heather, the natural beauty of this Lincolnshire oasis serves only to emphasise the majesty of this famous course.
The National Golf Centre coaching facilities include a driving range and four-acre short game coaching area.

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Reviewed Oct 18 2021 by Martin D - rated 5 out of 5

The hardest course in the Uk.

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Reviewed Aug 14 2021 by Mzwakhe M - rated 3 out of 5
The fairway and green were hard the ball just bounce off the green.
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Reviewed Aug 14 2021 by Mzwakhe M - rated 3 out of 5
The fairway and green were hard the ball just bounce off the green.
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Reviewed Jul 22 2021 by Tony M - rated 5 out of 5

A great course

We played the Bracken Course earlier this week and can honestly say it?s a challenge. There are no easy holes, there are no easy greens but the whole course is fair for handicappers of all abilities. The traps are there, the bunkers are a challenge and there?s many of them.

Having said all of that Bracken is as good as a course I?ve played.
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Reviewed Jul 22 2021 by Tony M - rated 5 out of 5

A great course

We played the Bracken Course earlier this week and can honestly say it?s a challenge. There are no easy holes, there are no easy greens but the whole course is fair for handicappers of all abilities. The traps are there, the bunkers are a challenge and there?s many of them.

Having said all of that Bracken is as good as a course I?ve played.
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Reviewed Jul 22 2021 by Tony M - rated 5 out of 5

A great course

We played the Bracken Course earlier this week and can honestly say it?s a challenge. There are no easy holes, there are no easy greens but the whole course is fair for handicappers of all abilities. The traps are there, the bunkers are a challenge and there?s many of them.

Having said all of that Bracken is as good as a course I?ve played.
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Reviewed Jun 25 2021 by Kevin B - rated 3 out of 5
Nice course to play as opposed to Hotchin. Last few holes don't live up to expectations, particularly the last its just an ordinary hole you would find on most good courses. Is it worth the money, ? try for yourself and see!

(Round played: Jun 2021 - Score: 87 Handicap: 11.2)
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Reviewed Jun 16 2021 by Jonathan W - rated 5 out of 5
fantastic course, very difficult for beginners due to long carries needed off the Tee

(Round played: Oct 2020 - Score: 122 Handicap: )
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Reviewed May 27 2021 by Nigel M - rated 5 out of 5

Fabulous course and facilities

Played the Hotchkin course, Which was in excellent condition. Great layout and good challenge to avoid the many bunkers strategically placed around the course.
Practice facilities and club house extremely good, Looking forward to returning.

(Round played: May 2021 - Score: 103 Handicap: 24.1)
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Reviewed Dec 26 2020 by Jack B - rated 5 out of 5
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(Round played: Dec 2020 - Score: 86 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Sep 29 2020 by Richard M - rated 5 out of 5

Hotchkin - Fabulous course

It is a fabulous course. We did a 4 ball end of Sept and took advantage of a twilight at 3pm and for £65 each managed to complete by 7pm nightfall - just. It was magnificent! Some of the bunkers were the scariest I've ever seen. I had to pick up out of 2 of them and take a blob! But they do look amazing. Some wonderful holes. Beautiful heather and gorse - really remind me of Formby at times and also NorthHants in places. Can't wait to return! They do a society rate (8 golfers minimum) of £85 including bangers and mash and the Lincolnshire sausages in the clubhouse are amazing!!

Driving range is top quality too!

2.5 hours from the midlands if you go A46, A17 bypassing Newark - still just shorter than North Devon - just!

Will go back and stay and try Bracken too - fairways looked absolutey lush!


I organised all my trip through the fantastic Brian Kettleborough
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Reviewed Sep 27 2020 by Terry G - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 8 2020 by Peter N - rated 5 out of 5
What a wonderful course. Bunkering and heather is superb and always makes you think off the tee. Some of the best par 3's and 5's in the country too. Real risk/reward holes. Thoroughly enjoyed playing here.

(Round played: Aug 2020 - Score: 80 Handicap: 14.7)
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Reviewed Jul 19 2020 by Pepi B - rated 2 out of 5

Decent Second Course

This is the back up course to the Hotchkin. It is supposed to be designed by Donald Steel but it is difficult to pinpoint his involvement as the course lacks identity and has he ever been back? This is a perfectly fair second course but only that. There are no signs on any hole - not even a perfunctory wooden slab with a number on it - it cannot be that expensive. The greens are the clear standout on this course with a number of swales that make approach shots important to which side of the green you hit. If there was some money spent on the course it would be a decent track but at the moment it is definitely second fiddle to the Hotchkin.

(Round played: Jul 2020 - Score: 89 Handicap: 12.5)
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Reviewed Jun 26 2020 by Kevin H - rated 5 out of 5

Hotchkin is worth the trip

Played both on one of the hottest days of the year

Hotchkin is a brilliant heathland course, you can see why it features in so many top course listings. Tough but fair, you've got to avoid those bunkers to score well

Bracken is a parkland track, much more open but protected by tricky greens and clever hole designs, and still worth playing despite not quite being as memorable as Hotchkin.

Value for money is awesome, considering the fact that if hotchkin was in Surrey you'd be paying 2/3 times the cost
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Reviewed Jun 26 2020 by Kevin H - rated 5 out of 5

Hotchkin is worth the trip

Played both on one of the hottest days of the year

Hotchkin is a brilliant heathland course, you can see why it features in so many top course listings. Tough but fair, you've got to avoid those bunkers to score well

Bracken is a parkland track, much more open but protected by tricky greens and clever hole designs, and still worth playing despite not quite being as memorable as Hotchkin.

Value for money is awesome, considering the fact that if hotchkin was in Surrey you'd be paying 2/3 times the cost
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Reviewed Jun 18 2020 by James J - rated 5 out of 5

Absolutely Top Notch !

We played both courses for the ?133 package and wow what an experience. The Bracken is immaculate and the layout is really appealing for a decent golfer. Top quality fairways and greens and a really interesting course. We had fish and chips takeaway from the club house and then played the Hotchkin ... wow, this is a serious course and serious challenge. Bunkers everywhere, beautiful landscapes, hidden hazards which are sometimes behind other hazards and par 3's to make your eyes water. The Hotchkin could destroy some golfers and needs careful thought and an ability to be able to do good bunkers shots. Would certainly pay the same again as getting both courses for that price means they work out at ?65 each which for the quality is a good deal. Unfortunately we were hit by hail and a storm halfway through but it didn't stop us enjoying the reasons why its ranked in the world top 100 courses (54 i think).
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Reviewed Jun 14 2020 by Michael W - rated 4 out of 5
Great course and you can see why it’s rated so highly. Difficult but challenging and enjoyable and hopefully will be easier next time !

(Round played: Jun 2020 - Score: 99 Handicap: 18.8)
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Reviewed Mar 24 2020 by Peter M - rated 5 out of 5
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Reviewed Nov 18 2019 by Derek M - rated 4 out of 5
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