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 187
Average Ratings
3.98 ... Overall Rating
3.98 ... The Course
3.16 ... Course Cond.
3.84 ... Facilities/Serv.
4.19 ... VFM
Addtional Ratings
3.68 ... Pace of play
4.05 ... Hospitality.
2.50 ... Prac. Facil.
3.79 ... Food + Drink
Reviews

187 ratings & 82 reviews on Golfshake. Ranked 1851 out of 2137.

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Reviewed Jan 12 2014 by Scott W - rated 3 out of 5
A nice little course for the money. Par 3's are not to long but you need to be on the ball !!!!
Held up well with all the rain we have had. Greens were in good condition for this time of year. (12/1/14)


(Round played: Jan 2014 - Score: 85 Handicap: 16.5)
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Reviewed Apr 7 2015 by Dave L - rated 5 out of 5

Great course good condition and value for money
(Round played: Apr 2015 - Score: 53 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Oct 31 2013 by Andy W - rated 3 out of 5
I have been playing Bunsey for many years. The biggest plus for this course is the excellent greens. The course handles weather conditions very well and seems to recovery well even at winter time. The biggest draw back is that it is only nine holes. Some of the customers at the course do not look after the course leave pictch marks, unraked bunkers etc. The dress cose also leaves something to be desired at times.

(Round played: Sep 2013 - Score: 108 Handicap: 28)
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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 Jul 25 2019 by David P - rated 4 out of 5

Value for money

Excellent little course, well worth the trip, and the par 3 course is really great

(Round played: Jul 2019 - Score: 53 Handicap: )
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Reviewed Jul 12 2019 by John S - rated 4 out of 5

A small challenging golf course

Have played many rounds here and like to mix it up with the main nine and the very challenging par three,which should not be taken lightly.
Currently,with the hot weather watering can interrupt the use of the courses,so worth checking before leaving home.
The greens are very flat but the sun is taking its toll.
Generally,still a gem set in the Essex countryside and at a reasonable price.
The cafe/restaurant offers a wide range of snacks and drinks from coffee to beer and two excellent breakfasts.
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Reviewed Jun 4 2019 by Stewart C - rated 4 out of 5

great place for learning, improving

I joined this year, my first club, because it has served me well in my transition from playing mainly par 3 courses. it's also compact enough to do 18 holes in a reasonable time

(Round played: May 2019 - Score: 97 Handicap: 0)
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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 Sep 25 2018 by Terry S - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 19 2018 by Mark B - rated 3 out of 5
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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 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 May 12 2018 by David P - rated 4 out of 5

Worth a visit

Its a nine hole with only 1 alternative tee on number 1, but good course, and fees are very reasonable, nice club house with good food.

(Round played: May 2018 - Score: 103 Handicap: 19.7)
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Reviewed Mar 16 2018 by Mark S - rated 5 out of 5

Fantastic little course

I love this course after moving up to Essex I was looking for a nice little course to practice on. The Badgers par 3 course is a fantastic little course definitely 1 to get you thinking about, none of the holes are the same. The 2nd and 5th holes have to be my favourites tee box up above the greens but very tricky as you don?t feel the breeze above you. I?ve only played the Bunsay course 9 once but it a great layout too. Would recommend to anyone new or more experienced.
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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 Feb 6 2018 by John S - rated 4 out of 5

Bunsay/Badgers,nr Maldon Essex.

The course is divided into the main 9 hole or Badgers 9 hole you can mix and match as you like.
The main course is not too long with fairly wide fairways and good for golfers of mixed ability.At the moment there are mushy areas on the fairways,but upto now all trolleys are allowed.
Badgers is a superb par 3 course which will test even the best and with fairly firm fairways,in the Summer it's a joy to play. greens are generally good on both for midwinter .A friendly clubhouse with a selection of hot snacks are available.A resident Greenkeeper is there to keep an eye on things and does a good job.
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Reviewed Sep 1 2017 by Jason A - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 17 2017 by Paul P - rated 4 out of 5
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Reviewed Aug 10 2017 by Nigel W - rated 3 out of 5

Challenging par 3's

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