Bunsay Downs Golf Club

Bunsay Downs Golf Club, Essex has two 9 hole courses, the 9 hole, par 54 (2638 yard) Badgers Course and the 9 hole, par 70 (5724 yard), Bunsay Downs Course. A private, parkland golf course.

Contact Information

Little Baddow Road, Woodham Walter, Essex, CM9 6RU United Kingdom

Tel: 01245 222648

Website: http://www.warrengolfclub.co.uk/bunseydowns/home.html
 

Tee Time Information

  • Midweek Guide: £13.50 per round *
  • Weekend Guide: £15.00 per round *

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

Course Information:
18 holes | Par Badgers Course 54; Bunsay Down 70 | Badgers Course 2638; Bunsay Downs 5724 yards | Private | Parkland

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Bunsay Downs Golf Club Reviews & Information


Golfshake Rating

  3.6

Golfshake Golf Course Rating from 188
Average Ratings
3.92 ... Overall Rating
3.95 ... The Course
2.75 ... Course Cond.
3.79 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.16 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.21 ... Pace of play
3.88 ... Hospitality.
2.26 ... Prac. Facil.
3.58 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

188 ratings & 87 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1851 out of 2137.

HIGHLY RATED - 93% would play again or recommend

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Reviewed Jun 12 2020 by Duncan B - rated 1 out of 5

A Great Shame

Having enjoyed this course for the past 15 years a few times every year it’s a great shame to see it in its current state. It’s been getting progressively worse but yesterday’s round was the final straw. Firstly there was no hand sanitizer in the clubhouse, just a messy bottle of soap and no water, not clearly labelled . The tees resembled a dust bowl, with no grass on them whatsoever. Every tee was adorned with litter, broken tees or bottle caps. The walk ways had not been mowed, neither the fairways or rough. Approaching the green my expectations where low but even then they surprised me. Strange 2 inch holes scattered nearly on every green, with no indication where the first cut finished and the green started. There was moss and some other weed spread over every green with at least 25% of each green deemed ‘un-puttable’ by myself and the accomplished golfers i had the misfortune of sharing this experience with. On some greens some sections of the grass had mutated into a black ooze!
This is my first review and I’m saddened to have to submit such a daming report however i felt compelled to ward fellow golfers away. What was once a great course, kept in great condition and held in one of the highest regards in the area has now sadly due to negligence become no better than a park pitch and putt.
Even then i fell i’m doing a disservice to council run pitch and putts!
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Reviewed Jun 1 2020 by Jimmy D - rated 1 out of 5

Not looked after

Need to be looked after a lot more greens and tee boxs
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Reviewed Jun 1 2020 by Jimmy D - rated 1 out of 5

Not looked after

Need to be looked after a lot more greens and tee boxs
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Reviewed Sep 6 2019 by Paul B - rated 1 out of 5

Really poor nick sadly

Sometimes nice to play at Bunsey particularly the Badgers par 3 course It?s clear the owners are spending no money on maintenance Greens terrible Sadly won?t be returning
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Reviewed Jun 2 2020 by Daniel W - rated 2 out of 5

Needs more attention

Fantastic layout but needs more attention this course is being destroyed.very dry. Greens had holes in all over the place and tee boxes had no grass
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Reviewed Aug 7 2018 by Dave L - rated 2 out of 5
Very dry greens in poor condition due to badger, always struggle on this course don't know y ????????

(Round played: Aug 2018 - Score: 91 Handicap: 15)
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Reviewed Jan 11 2019 by Barrie H - rated 3 out of 5

Good little course

Played the challenging par three and the 'big course'.
Nice day out for January.
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Reviewed Nov 18 2018 by Keith B - rated 3 out of 5
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nd played: Nov 2018 - Score: 103 Handicap: 21.4)
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Reviewed Aug 19 2018 by Mark B - rated 3 out of 5
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Reviewed Jun 26 2018 by Stephen S - rated 3 out of 5
Decent condition in view of the value for money and weather in a nice setting.
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Reviewed Feb 16 2018 by Richard S - rated 3 out of 5
Very wet course because of the weather, so unfair to judge harshly. The greens are not the smoothest though.

(Round played: Feb 2018 - Score: 108 Handicap: 23.6)
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Reviewed Aug 10 2017 by Nigel W - rated 3 out of 5

Challenging par 3's

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Reviewed Apr 10 2017 by Robert C - rated 3 out of 5
Nice course, the badgers par 3 is great to play. The longer course need some work on it
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Reviewed Apr 7 2017 by Chris D - rated 3 out of 5
Great value.
Greens need significant improvement but a decent day out.
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Reviewed Aug 1 2016 by Richard S - rated 3 out of 5
I like the course, but the greens had gone into disrepair the last time I played there. Bunkers are not really sandy.
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Reviewed May 10 2015 by Robbie J - rated 3 out of 5
Course was very good and greens were in a decent condition. Price was a little steep compared to other local clubs considering it only has 9 holes on the main course.

(Round played: May 2015 - Score: 43 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Feb 28 2015 by Chris H - rated 3 out of 5


(Round played: Feb 2015 - Score: 96 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jan 25 2015 by Chris F - rated 3 out of 5


(Round played: Jan 2015 - Score: 99 Handicap: 21.1)
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Reviewed Jan 19 2015 by Andrew S - rated 3 out of 5


(Round played: Dec 2014 - Score: 86 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Aug 2 2014 by Derek H - rated 3 out of 5
What a lovely Par 3 course, the main course is only 9 holes which you can play twice or play the Par 3 and the 9 holes which is what I would recommend

(Round played: Aug 2014 - Score: 85 Handicap: 25.7)
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