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The National Golf Centre, Woodhall Spa

Lincoln, England
+44 1526 353535
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Too difficult for ordinary club golfers

We played both courses recently. The Hodgkin is quite simply far too hard unless you are a single... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
RichW60
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
should not have been open

we have an annual trip to woodhall and its usually good . this year however not so good played the... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
hackdadda
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The home of golf in England and the headquarters of the English Golf Union offers two championship courses, The Hotchkin and The Bracken.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good11%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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Lincoln, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We played both courses recently. The Hodgkin is quite simply far too hard unless you are a single figure handicapper. Huge carries on many holes to reach the fairway and the bunkers are just too deep for most 14-28 handicappers to get out of. The...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

we have an annual trip to woodhall and its usually good . this year however not so good played the bracken on saturday told greens and tees were fine maybe some water on fairways ! you didnt need a trolley more a jetski the fairways...More

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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Having looked forward to this for a while feel immensely let down we knew works were ongoing on the Hotckin but 7 holes with no bunkers and one hole out of play with another split into 2 to accommodate was a lot especially as we...More

Thank Jeremy D
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

Entered the Spring meeting with friends and was expecting big things from the golf courses. Unfortunately this year they have chopped down lots of trees, several bunkers were being worked on and were out of commission. The greens on both courses were dreadful. You can...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

Good venue with beautiful surroundings and excellent food spoilt by a dated,small noisy rear 2nd floor bedroom.Friendly staff who were unable to help with a room change as the hotel was full.

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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

I played the Hotchins course. Very challenging for someone with a 22 handicap but I played well. We played off the yellow tees. Really enjoyed it. Lots of bunkers and they are deep. Rough includes heather! This is well designed a real joy to play....More

Thank Nick C
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

We had a Captains away day to the home of The National Golf Centre and got to stay at the Dower House Hotel overnight. There are 2 courses, which offer completely different rounds of golf. The Hotchkin being the tougher test of accurate golf, either...More

Thank Dave H
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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for the England Golf senior series final. Played the Bracken twice. It's OK, neither 'great' nor 'epic'. 1st 9 more interesting than 2nd. Can't comment regarding the Hotchkin, but Bracken is ho hum.

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Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

The web site and information at the golf club state they have the best practice facilities in Europe, would be great if you were allowed to use them, sign says you cannot use them unless having a lesson. Driving range feels like it is miles...More

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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Woodhall Spa is a beautiful place. The village is pretty and tidy, the area around is green with plenty of colourful blossoms that come out as soon as the spring knocks at the door. The Hotchkin course incorporates all these local beauties in one incredible...More

1  Thank Luca T
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