Theydon Bois Golf Club

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What we say

The original course was designed in 1897 by James Braid, five times a winner of the Open. Apart from being a golfing legend Braid was a golf course designer of great distinction. His most notable achievements being the designs of the championship courses Gleneagles and Carnoustie.

The course is truly unique, with 9 of the fairways being narrowly sculptured out of the ancient forest, pleasantly contrasting with 9 wider and winding fairways. Subtly borrowed greens are guarded by strategically placed bunkers, all of which make this par 68 course a real challenge for all standards of player.

Since Braid's time, Theydon Bois Golf Course has undergone many changes in order to deliver the standards and facilities required by members of a modern golf club.

However, the essential character of the course has not changed and the joy of playing golf in a traditional English forest in the rolling countryside of Essex prevails.

  • Course Summary

  • Costs 2 out of 5
  • TG Rating 3 out of 5
  • Players Rating 3 out of 5
  • Address
    Theydon Road, , EPPING
  • Tel 01992 813054
  • Website www.theydongolf.co.uk

Course Information

Course 69 par
Course Style -
Green Fees From £24.50
Course Length 5,490 yards (5,020 metres)
Holes 18
Difficulty -
Course Membership Private

Course Features

  • Course has: Bar
  • Course does not have: Buggy Hire
  • Course does not have: Driving Range
  • Course does not have: Practice Green
  • Course has: Pro Shop
  • Course has: Restaurant
  • Course has: Trolley Hire
  • Course has: Dress Code
  • Course does not have: Club Hire
  • Course has: Handicap

Your Reviews

  • 3 out of 5 Leave your driver at home!

    By jon pike

    Short but very tight forest course with several holes bounded by OOB (10 yards behind a couple of greens). Best options are long irons/woods off the tee. Tree-lined fairways can also be a problem for badly positioned approach shots. A some fairways have ornamental hedges running across them. Greens quite tough & have plenty of breaks. Tees & bunkers could do with some work. Clubhouse was friendly if a little old fashioned (no mobiles, shirts/ties after 6 etc). Reasonable course but I wouldn't want to play it every week.

  • 3 out of 5 Tough short and tricky

    By Moohfeet

    You need to have your A-game here. Precision and putting is everything. Good luck - you certainly need it

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