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Address: Ganton | Station Road, Ganton, Scarborough, England
Phone Number: +44 1944 710329
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One of the worlds top golf courses

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Stunning location and well worth a visit

We visited as a fourball midweek on a golfing trip to Yorkshire and driving into Ganton Golf Club fills you with expectation of a good day to be had by all and we were not... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 October 2016
GordonBeasley
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London
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London
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83 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We visited as a fourball midweek on a golfing trip to Yorkshire and driving into Ganton Golf Club fills you with expectation of a good day to be had by all and we were not disappointed. The professional was friendly enough but I reserve special mention for the caddiemaster (Paul) who was very approachable and informative. The course itself was... More 

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Thank GordonBeasley
RichardPM, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Gordon Many thanks for your review & I am glad you enjoyed your visit. The 18th is better for the playing as you learn the best line depending up whether it is downwind or into wind. I should point out this takes several years! I value to comment about the separate ordering. We are trying to bring it closer... More 

Alnwick, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Visited club with 10 fellow firefighters on a golf trip. Everyone except 2 of us had the wrong socks on!!!! Surely there is more to worry about than if we had the correct socks on. Most of the members looked down their nose at us because of the sock choice. Get into the 21st century! A fantastic course with some... More 

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RichardPM7, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this review

I am glad that you enjoyed the course, but am obviously disappointed as to how you feel you were perceived by the members. Being a private club the policies, including dress code, are decided by the members & we make sure these are communicated to visitors well in advance of their arrival. Unfortunately, not all organisers of groups do this... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Played here with my partner as a mixed pair. Made very welcome by the bar staff and the Caddiemaster who was very informative about the course and accompanied us to the first tee. Used the practice/driving range facilities beforehand and had a snack. Partner had a very nice ham salad sandwich, very nicely presented and very tasty. I had mushroom... More 

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RichardPM7, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this review

Congratulations on your bunker play & I am glad that you enjoyed your visit & the facilities we offer. More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We visited last week in glorious weather. The course was its usual high quality was especially fiery fairways and the usual cavernous bunkers (some of which were lacking sand leaving just a clay base to play off). The caddiemaster was particularly helpful and members very welcoming, making sure that we had a good time. Staff were also very helpful.

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Thank slingyerhook
RichardPM7, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed the course & many thanks for the feedback on the bunkers. Their inconsistency of the depth of sand is something we are working on but with 113 of them, & a number of them being very large, it is not a quick process. More 

Newmarket, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

The combination of bouncy fairways ,penal rough and cavernous bunkers (with varying amounts of sand) make this a course which will only be enjoyed by competent golfers when its defenses are at this level .Experienced Lady golfers with high 20 handicaps will (and did struggle). That said a very good test and when the rough is lower a fair one... More 

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RichardPM7, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this review

The course you played was the same one that the members play every day. The rough is the product of the Spring & early Summer weather & is thinning out now we are getting some warmer weather. The inconsistencies in the bunkers is a problem that we are trying to resolve but with 113 of them there is no quick... More 

Burnley, United Kingdom
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

If you don't like bunkers - forget it! If you haven't got a Blazer and Tie be prepared to be "asked to leave" early. if you want "traditional" Ganton is a must, from the course to the clubhouse. You can almost hear Peter Alliss whispering in your ear as you go around saying "Ben Hogan hit it there in 1949...he... More 

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RichardPM7, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this review

I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Ganton & that you like the traditions we have. We have relaxed the dress code from being entirely jacket & tie to accommodate golfers who prefer to be more casual, but still have a lot that like the formality post golf as it is different from the norm. More 

Melbourne, Australia
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109 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

If only my golf was a good as the club Make sure you book months ahead Wonderful grounds impeccable greens and Geoff the time keeper made us fell at home. 11/10

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RichardPM7, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Richard I am really pleased that we have left you with that impression because that is what we try to do for all our golfers. I hope that we will be able to welcome you back again even though it is a long journey for you to make. Kind regards Richard Penley-Martin Club Secretary More 

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14 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

What can I say about the course other than it was up there with Woodhall Spa and The Ailsa for me in quality. Superb course, brilliantly designed and in great condition for this time of year. Food and hospitality in the clubhouse and shop were also very good. We enjoyed a chat with the friendly starter who's words were "that's... More 

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RichardPM7, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this review

We look forward to welcoming you back & judging by the comment from the first tee Fred was starting that day! More 

Halifax, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2016

Always immaculate with every hole a pleasure to play - unless you get stuck in one of the massive bunkers that characterise the course! The staff in the clubhouse, locker rooms and professional's shop are courteous and professional. A comfortable 19th hole and outstanding dining room. In the summer there's nothing more enjoyable than sitting on the terrace, surrounded by... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2015

Thoroughly enjoyed my visit. High winds but had a dry round. Lives up to its reputation for bunkers and the rough was really rough. Would advise taking a few extra golf balls. Would happily go back, preferably in better weather.

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RichardPM7, General Manager at Ganton Golf Club, responded to this review

Glad you enjoyed your visit & hopefully we can welcome you back in the summer when the weather will be better More 

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