25 inexpensive golf courses to play this summer |

Playing many different golf courses throughout a season can be an expensive business, especially when you stick to the high end venues, but that doesn’t have to be the case as there are many Highly recommended destinations offering excellent value for money.

To help you find those great deals, we’ve studied the ratings submitted in the popular Golf course section, identifying locations that are rated positively for the summer months and offer green fees below £50; often considerably.

These are definitely classes to consider this summer because we all love it!

Region: Wales

Golf Shake rating: 4.75

Game fee: £30

Review comment: “The greens are in excellent condition. Not the longest course, but you need to be straight. Will definitely go back and hope to score a little better next time.”

Region: Scotland

Golfshake rating: 4.69

Game fee: £25

Review comment: “Beautifully maintained and narrow course. Nice variety of holes and a nice par 5 dogleg too. The views are nice and the paths between the holes provide a pleasant break. Fabulous clubhouse café!”

Region: North East of England

Golfshake rating: 4.67

Game fee: £40

Review Comment: “Nice little course in fantastic condition – highly recommend. Greens in great condition too!”

Region: East of England

Golfshake Rating: 4.65

Game fee: £30

Review Comment: What a fantastic and welcoming golf course, great staff, excellent course, delicious food, an absolute pleasure for a day out and will be returning regularly.”

Region: West Midlands

Golf Shake Rating: 4.62

Game fee: £20

Review Comment: “CBGC is a hidden gem of a 9 hole course. Friendly members, well maintained course and excellent pro shop and clubhouse. Worth a visit.”

Region: West Midlands

Golf Shake Rating: 4.62

Game fee: £35

Review Comment: “Now under new ownership and remodeled. Great clubhouse update. Course in great condition. One of the most beautiful courses in stunning scenery. Great day out again.”

Region: North East of England

Golf Shake Rating: 4.60

Game fee: £25

Review Comment: “Played at Longhirst in June 2022, the course was in excellent condition, the greens smooth and immaculate from tee to green, the course was well groomed and maintained, excellent work by the greens staff, the club- very welcoming house and a variety of food and drink on offer.”

Region: South West England

Golf Shake Rating: 4.60

Game fee: £35

Review comment: “A wonderful course in my area. Very friendly staff and fantastic clubhouse facilities and practice area.”

Region: North East of England

Golfshake Rating: 4.59

Game fee: £24

Review comment: “This is very good value for money and a good layout for people with high disabilities.”

Region: East Midlands

Golf Shake Rating: 4.58

Game fee: £30

Comment of the review: “Very nice wooded course. The greens were in fantastic condition and very fast.”

Region: Scotland

Golfshake Rating: 4.57

Game fee: £15

Reviewer comment: “Great to be back on this course. Great improvement with added tees. Greens in great condition.”

Region: Wales

Golfshake Rating: 4.55

Game fee: £15

Review Comment: “It’s relatively flat but harder than you think. The clubhouse was not open as it was Thursday and there is an honesty box for green fees. Beautiful views everywhere you look and a nice course.”

Region: East Midlands

Golf Shake rating: 4.54

Game fee: £27

Review comment: “Great course even for the winter. Great clubhouse and very friendly people. Good food and the pro shop was very helpful.”

Region: North East of England

Golfshake rating: 4.53

Game fee: £30

Comment of the review: “Lovely place, the clubhouse was fantastic, the staff were very nice and helpful. The course was very beautiful, incredible views and it was in perfect condition.”

CG Hornsea

Region: North East of England

Golfshake rating: 4.52

Game fee: £35

Review comment: “One of my favorite courses. Testing but fair. Nice layout. Highly recommend.”

Large GC Pins

Region: South West England

Golfshake Rating: 4.52

Game fee: £35

Review Comment: “Great course conditions and very smooth greens. The course is set in beautiful surroundings and plays dry most of the year. Highly recommend for any golfer.”

Prestatyn GC

Region: Wales

Golfshake Rating: 4.52

Game fee: £25

Review comment: “Championship links in very good condition. Very good greens.”

Hampworth Golf Club

Region: South of England

Golfshake Rating: 4.51

Game fee: £35

Review comment: “Lovely setting in the new forest. Some challenging holes. First time playing the course but would definitely stay again.”

Region: North East of England

Golfshake Rating: 4.51

Game fee: £35

Review Comment: “One of the best courses I have played.”

Region: North West England

Golf shake rating: 4.50

Game fee: £18.50

Review Comment: “Great course with some challenging holes. Without doubt the friendliest club in Cheshire.”

Region: North East of England

Golf Shake rating: 4.49

Game fee: £35

Comment of the opinion: “A beautiful difficult course with the added bonus of a castle which overlooks it. It is more than worth the detour.”

Monmouth GC

Region: Wales

Golf Shake rating: 4.49

Game fee: £18

Review Comment: “Very nice course with excellent views. Lots of ups and downs so don’t underestimate the effort to get around. Lots of varied holes and great driving holes. Course in very good condition. Very friendly staff and members. No more pricing which seems to be a trend with many other courses. Good food. Very hot and dry, ball rolled miles!”

Region: Wales

Golf Shake rating: 4.46

Game fee: £10

Review Comment: “The course is interesting and a challenge for all golfers.”

Purley Downs Golf Club

Region: South East England

Golf Shake rating: 4.46

Game fee: £35

Comment of the review: “The best greens in Surrey all year round. Super draining course, so playable all winter.”

Region: East Midlands

Golfshake Rating: 4.45

Game fee: £30

Review comment: “Nice mature course, you have to put a lot of thought into your shots, beautiful scenery, nature at its best.”


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