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Ashridge Golf Club

Ashridge Golf Club,Little Gaddesden,Hertfordshire,England
Address Ashridge Golf Club, Little Gaddesden, Berkhamsted, HP4 1LY
Telephone Secretary: 01442 842244
Pro: 01442 842307
Website www.ashridgegolfclub.ltd.uk
Email generalmanager@ashridgegolfclub.ltd.uk
Pro: peter@golfclinics.co.uk
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Holes 18-hole course encouraging to the average golfer whilst thought provoking to the good player.
Yardage 6663-6145-5643
Par 72-72-73
Visitors Ashridge Golf Club has a long tradition of welcoming Societies (both Corporate and non-Corporate) as well as casual visitors. Must contact in advance, weekdays only
Societies Society packages are available throughout the year which can all be tailored to suit your specific requirements. Must apply in writing and complete booking form
Green Fees
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Course Designer Sir G Campbell / Hutchinson / Hotchkin
1932
Location 5m NW of Berkhamstead on the B4506
M25 exit 20 or from M1 going South: exit 11, going North: exit 8
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Facilities
• Clubhouse including the dining room, two lounges and spike bar offering magnificent panoramic views over the course / Covered balcony
• Corporate Hospitality days available
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About the Course The Club regularly features in the top 100 golf courses in the UK. From 2003 and for six years, Ashridge has been the host of an 'Open Championship ' Regional Qualifying Competition. Sir Henry Cotton and Alex Hay have both been Professionals at Ashridge.
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Having played this course for many years as a day out with my friends to celebrate my birthday. In the past we have all enjoyed the experience of playing at Ashridge. We had two tee times booked on the 5th November 2010 for eight players.
On arrival they were not aware of our booking but after I suggested that they check there emails for all the correspondence and confirmation of the booking they could not have been more apologetic.
We paid our green fee which amounted to over £450 for the eight of us. On arrival to our first tee we noticed that the greens had been recently holotyned. No mention was made of this at the time of the booking nor was it mentioned at the time we paid over our green fees. We mentioned this to the starter and he suggested that we should discuss this with the club secretary after our round of golf. The greens were terrible and not really conducive to having a good day on the dance floor. After spending 4 hours in the pouring rain I paid a visit to the club secretary to inform him that we were not happy as we had not been informed either prior to our arrival or at the time of making payment that the greens were in a terrible state due to the recent maintenance work undertaken. He was not interested in my complaint and insisted that all courses undertake this type of maintenance this time of year. So from that I have to assume it was all my fault for not knowing this. We all know different golf clubs have varying maintenance schedules so to use this as an excuse I feel is very lame. He was unwilling to offer us anything in compensation and no sincere apology was forthcoming.
I sent all the management team at Ashridge an email on the 8th November and as yet not one of them has even bothered to reply or confirm receipt of my email while they look into it.
I believe that all Golf Clubs should inform paying guests of any major maintenance works so the paying customer can decide themselves whether they want to play or make alternative arrangements.
Due to the way we have been treated we will not be going back to Ashridge in a hurry. On a more positive note I must compliment all the staff we came into contact with as we found them very friendly and helpful.
Value For Money: Poor
Mark: 2/10
Paul Watford November 12, 2010
Received same review from Ray Feldman November 12, 2010




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