/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<92C3A80D39EFF044B223C539C2E5C8B8>]/Index[29 33]/Info 28 0 R/Length 101/Prev 1157811/Root 30 0 R/Size 62/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream The greens are certainly smaller too and, with the exception of a couple, much flatter. See other reviews from Ed Battye. Ed is the founder of Golf Empire – click the link to read his full review. n SSS 69 Slope 124 CR 69.2 Ladies SSS 75 Slope 136 CR 74.5 FOLD 87mm FOLD. There was joy and consternation in the clubhouse of Woburn Golf Club yesterday as fellow members discovered their predicted handicap on November 2nd under the new World Handicap System. Rating Slope; White: 71: 6091 meters: Yellow: 71: 5746 yards: Red (W) 72: 5470 meters: Blue: 72: 5206 yards Comfortably the blandest of the 3 Woburn courses. The 9-hole Woburn course at the Woburn Country Club facility in Woburn, features 2,900 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 34. Joe DiMatteo manages the course as the General Manager. Was this review helpful? The Dukes has the better opening stretch, but Duchess is much more fun to play. What could bring me back (although my list of courses I have yet to play remains very long) would be if they removed some of the trees such as on the second hole and seventeen. h޼T�n�@��}leoދ�*RZ7m��*.���l��Ԏl��g���� View key info about Course Database including Course description, Tee yardages, par and handicaps, scorecard, contact info, Course Tours, directions and more. The greens are kept very smooth here. - Seventeen is a short par 4 dogleg left and the trees feel like they are closing in on you. - The fourth has trees located in the fairway for the second shot (a pet peeve of mine). The course rating is 68.9 and it has a slope rating of 121. Yellow Par 72 6442 Yards View. It would be desirable to add some 20-30 yards to every par 5. 0 people found this review helpful That was surprising: “How can this be? If you manage to do this from the tee, then the rewards can be great as finding the small greens in regulation is no mean feat. The trees actually detract from the visual of the course on several holes. The Duchess winds it’s way through a forest of tall pines and never leaves them. All this being said, it is extremely tight, so you do still get some repetitive holes as they all look the same. Plenty have raved appropriately. Only tree lovers would describe Woburn Duchess as pretty as everything is green - tees, fairways, rough, greens and even the shockingly ugly weeds, bushes and other wild vegetation that inhabit the ground under the trees. View the menu, check prices, find on the map, see photos and ratings. Written by: Top100 Aggregated Rating Rating: 7.2 … View key info about Course Database including Course description, Tee yardages, par and handicaps, scorecard, contact info, Course Tours, directions and more. The course is also slightly more undulating as well as being shorter in length. As we said earlier, it forms the base or neutral Slope Rating – a number that indicates a course of standard playing difficulty. Full course details for Woburn Golf Club, including scores leaderboard, map, printable scorecard, weather, reviews, and ratings. Respond to above review  @�x/ ����� �5 q�n������ �%@ See other reviews from Mark. It took all of about 30 seconds to figure out my course handicap off the yellow tees on the Marquess course. General Information. One has to have full command of a near center strike on the clubface to score well. Woburn is renowned for holes that play through avenues of pines. The 1st in particular being an excellent opening hole. Although it probably has less stand-out holes (maybe the 1st is my favourite), for me it has less poor holes and it is a good solid course. Joe DiMatteo manages the course as the General Manager. In Fourteen has a green sloped left to right with the contour of the land. The 9-hole Woburn course at the Woburn Country Club facility in Woburn, Massachusetts features 2,900 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 34. - the second due to the trees being so close to the green. - Fifteen is much too short for a par 5 to be of interest to even the best players. Scorecard (User) 2: Par 72 SSS 71 View. IRC, Respond to above review  The 15th, a 485-yard doglegged par five, is a typical Duchess shot-maker’s delight. There are some solid holes on the Duchess, especially the par threes. What’s key to a good score is ensuring you are in the right place on the fairways; it’s all too easy to rip a good drive only to have a tree blocking you or playing your next shot from an incline. �g�̜qα�� �% �(�D��RHD5$%�J �P�%QJ�"E��$l���!��{�̮�@��\�hg388i�v^7K���&Y[m�I��F#. I played it once and it was enough. Ugh. Title: woburn_duchess_portrait_scorecard.indd Created Date: As it was the second round of the day, we played it as a better-ball net so that we could save a bit of time if one of us was out of the hole. Even with a 1300 tee time we had the course to ourselves, able to enjoy the experience of walking the tree lined fairways heavy with the scent of pine. See other reviews from Craig D Redston. Because the setting lacks variety, this is a course more difficult to remember than many others. - the third as the green is too small for the hole. It's a course where you must keep your ball in play. Pete was confused. Was this review helpful? Overall, I felt the greens to be too similar. Donald Steel completed the project. Rating Slope; Blue: 72: 7218 yards: White: 72: 6745 yards: Yellow: 72: 6329 yards: Red (W) 73: 5832 yards Nowhere is this truer than on the Duchess'. Use your driver sparingly because this is a real thinker’s course. Play with the Course Handicap™ which corresponds with it in the right column. Designed by , the Woburn golf course opened in 1928. *Please make sure that the tees from which you are playing correspond with the tees for which this table applies. I would certainly change the fifteenth to make it a par 4. The Duchess fits into the Woburn family exceptionally well – it’s a real gem which many prefer over the Duke’s and Marquess. Very biased review alert , played both both the Duchess and the marquess on a brilliant society day set up by IGC. It didn’t feel that way yesterday as I played my first round at Woburn with my new handicap index. In general, the differences are only in the green setting. No purple heather or yellow gorse bushes in sight ( probably not indigenous but it's just an illustration ). Woburn - Duchess Course The Duchess Course at Woburn Golf Club is the shortest of the three courses at Woburn, but it is also the prettiest. Not long by any means, but really quite narrow! I did not like a single par 5 on the golf course. Duke’s. Here are a list of the scorecards submitted, please note that these have been provided to us by users. Holes: 1: 2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8: 9: Out Slope Rating Men Tee: 431: 172: 291: 457: 355: 482: 195: 323: 398: 3104 113 72 Par Designed by Tom Fazio on land close enough to the ocean to be influenced by the strengt... Fishers Island is a wonderful course. That in itself is unique but what impresses me the most whenever Woburn is debated is that if you ask three different people which course they prefer you are likely to receive three different responses. First class venue, I think the hardest of the three courses at Woburn but beautiful. 1 person found this review helpful 0 people found this review helpful Leave the driver in the bag and enjoy that course for what it is. in its own skin. That figure, for handicap purposes, is 113. Despite the course appearing in some top 100 lists, as well as some saying it is more difficult than the Duke’s course, this is a course I would not go back to play. The result for me was playing to my index while having a few laughs. I haven't played the Marquess Course, but if I was given 10 rounds on the Duchess and Dukes, I would split them 1 Dukes and 9 Duchess. While I had an enjoyable time, I think it was because we made it fun rather than the course making the round. The par four opener has a particularly narrow fairway that starts to gradually tumble down approximately 150 yards short of the green before rising back up steeply to the ‘dance floor’ at the same level as most of the fairway. *When using the table, find the range containing your Handicap Index® in the left column. Green sloped left to right with the exception of a premium on accuracy are some solid holes on map. 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0 people found this review helpful Rating: 4.7: Opened: 1974: Holes: 54: Type: Parkland: Length: 6651 - 7214 yards: Par: Duke 72, Duchess 72, Marquess 72: Rating/SSS: Duke 74, Duchess 72, Marquess 73: Slope: Green Fees: £128 - £143: Offers: Numerous discount packages available (2 rounds one day, Stay & Play etc). www.woburncountryclub.com 29 0 obj <> endobj There are courses that are dominated by trees which accommodate more variety than just avenues of trees running just off the fairways. I really enjoyed the finishing stretch from 15-18. Was this review helpful? The only slightly disappointing element was the greens, quite slow albeit very true, I’m putting it down to the weather and time of year. 61 0 obj <>stream If one put a roof over this hole, it would be a tunnel. And offers some excellent facilities. See other reviews from Peter Handcock. England Golf Woburn Golf Club (1019370) - The Duchess Men's - Yellow Course Rating™: 71.5 - Slope Rating®: 136. 0 people found this review helpful I had a berry tea and a fruit scone, and other half had normal tea and a piece of chocolate cake, and it came to about £9 or so. The routing with the other courses around is a little disturbing, but the place is well marked. The county of Buckinghamshire in south east England is one of the more affluent counties in England and its proximity to the capital is such that Eton College’s Dorney Lake, in the South Bucks district, was used as the rowing venue for London’s 2012 Summer Olympics. As other reviewers have said the Duchess is the shortest of the three Woburn courses but makes up for it with tighter fairways and small greens, all immaculate with tee boxes that look like carpet. Respond to above review  Was this review helpful? In addition, the trees are so close to the hole one feels like they can feel them interfering with a putt. Of the three Woburn courses, the Duchess' is the one that puts a high premium on the ability to hit the ball straight, making the Duchess' not so favourable to the big hitters. Anything other than an arrow-straight drive ends up in the trees. The Duchess is the shortest and prettiest of the three courses at Woburn Golf Club. more heavily wooded, and therefore less forgiving of the wayward shot than the Ok before anyone responds by saying why play Woburn Duchess if you don't like parkland. Exclusive golf course information, specifications and golf course details at Woburn Country Club. Lucky members these are! It is owned and operated by The Woburn Golf and Ski Authority. 3D Fly-Over in Google Earth View Course in Google Earth. Was this review helpful? The remainder of the course doesn’t quite live up to this early billing but there are many more fine holes to come, especially amongst the closing stretch. The layout opened for play in 1979 and it measures a respectable 6,651 yards from the back tees, but it’s tighter, Tighter than a ducks bottom but well worth the hefty green fee if you get the chance. The towering pine trees make each hole appear exceptionally tight. The Duchess’ course is heavily lined by trees on either side and the fairways are narrower than one will find on other parkland courses. See other reviews from David Oliver, I played the Duchess course on a late October day, mild but misty and damp. The 11th and 12th also work nicely together and whilst not stand-out holes play very well. See other reviews from Chris Wanless. It does have a nice green. 0 people found this review helpful The course could also use another 15 bunkers along the fairway. One would not have been surprised had this course somehow incorporated “forest” in its name as it likely deserves that descriptive word more than a few courses that do have “forest” in the names. An historic ridge – the remains of an ancient Danish settlement – runs diagonally across the hole and will push anything short and left into the forest. The course rating is 68.9 and it has a slope rating of 121. 0 people found this review helpful Although the big competitions and accolades are held on the Duke and Marquess courses, the Duchess Course is incredible in its own right and provides an excellent challenge to golfers of all abilities. Personally I enjoy the Duchess as much as the other two, probably because there is more of a premium on accuracy. The condition of the course was not great either. 0 people found this review helpful h�b```e``Jf`a`�� Ȁ �@1V �x���Ġ�|Б��h۶�Ǵ�����;:ҁ���J�L�bF5!~��s�1h;0)0�0800`0 �a�w{u�j�ۖ����@t0δi�����+@D> 9�#^ 0 The 9th, stroke index 2, is a par four, which begins with a long, narrow chute off the tee. 5 Country Club Road Woburn, MA 01804-5408 781-933-9880 781-933-0840 [fax] . The greens are rarely tricked up with severe undulations. I would also re-shape the greens to make them more interesting as they are primarily flattish. It is flanked by Woburn's other shining gems - the Duke's and the Duchess' courses. endstream endobj startxref It was the location for the British Masters for 20 years and, since 2008, has been home to the Travis Perkins Group Senior Masters and other top men's and women's professional events. - The fifth, a short par 4 with trees blocking the entrance to the green from the right side. For all photos of reviews, please follow Chris’ Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/top.100.golf/, Respond to above review  The unusual, 203-yard 7th, has a huge bunker, front and right, and danger to the left. Having played all three courses now, I’d easily have Marquess as the best (it’s a cracking course) but I would have Duchess and Dukes MUCH closer in the rankings. Please activate some Widgets. Built by Amersham Web The Duchess' Tea Room, Woburn: See 107 unbiased reviews of The Duchess' Tea Room, rated 4 of 5 on Tripadvisor and ranked #10 of 17 restaurants in Woburn. Charles Lawrie Click the link to view a detailed shot-by-shot fly-over on any device with Google Earth installed.. The afternoon of our 36 hole day at Woburn took us to The Duchess and completed the set of three very different courses at the superb Woburn Golf Club. It feels like it plays longer as one does not want to take a full swing on the tee shot, resulting in the approach shots being a bit longer than one might expect. a number that indicates what a scratch golfer (a golfer that averages par for a round) should shoot on this particular course Respond to above review  Respond to above review  Standout holes for me are 2, 4, 8, 10, 11, 15, 16 and 17. The Duchess’ course is considered short at 6500+ yards. Whilst you can find your ball in the thick pines, rescue shots into greens are few and far between, so there is a lot of medicine to be taken. There are arguably no standout holes, there are just a number of very good ones. However, on occasions, you will need to go for distance or be left with long approaches. Scorecard (User) 1: Par 72 SSS 72 View. See our History Page. That said it’s still a course where you must keep your ball in play! Designed by , the Woburn golf course opened in 1928. Was this review helpful? See other reviews from Cédric. 0 people found this review helpful The second as a par 3 has one of the thinnest greens one will ever find surrounded by three bunkers. Woburn Golf Club (Marquess' course): The Marquess' course is the newest and arguably brightest jewel in the Woburn crown. See other reviews from Mark White, The Duchess seems to be tighter and hence more claustrophobic than the other courses at Woburn. Was this review helpful? For me the Duchess is a far better course, and it's not even close. There are tilts and tiers but they are easy to determine the appropriate line. This is a very pretty and lovely course. I'd not played at Woburn for a few years but the experience was as good as I remembered, friendly, helpful staff and top notch facilities. The reason is that some publications (inc Golf Monthly), are misguided enough to have the Duchess in their top 100 in GB&I list - and it was the last course on that particular list that I had to play. See other reviews from David Baxter. None of these changes would change the essence of the Duchess’, but in my opinion would make it both more fun and better visually. - The eight, a medium-length par 4 seems to have a better setting for the green. It plays longer than its 435 yards, as the approach shot is played over a large drop and you need to carry it all the way to the green. 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Woburn is a cracking club and if you’re looking for a 54 hole golf trip, an overnight stop here should be definitely be considered. see website for detail: Tel No: 01908 370 756: Location: View Map: Website: www.woburn.co.uk See other reviews from Ian Cranidge. In fact, the trees are thick and the fairways narrow that at times it does not feel like a parkland course. The Duchess starts off in scintillating fashion with a couple of absorbing holes and has a much better and compelling routing than the Duke’s. There is a good mix of long and shorter par 4’s; I thought they were the best holes on the course. - the first, a longer par 4 with a fairway sloped to the right going downhill ending in a valley before an elevated green. Indeed I was very impressed with the final third of the course which has a lovely mix of holes and requires both length and finesse. h�bbd```b``�"3�d2�dI���I0y,�&M�"i6�&�T��V`YeY �H2r��2? - Sixteen is a mid-length par 3 in a lovely setting. Halfway down, everything begins to kick left. 50 0 obj <>/Filter/FlateDecode/ID[<92C3A80D39EFF044B223C539C2E5C8B8>]/Index[29 33]/Info 28 0 R/Length 101/Prev 1157811/Root 30 0 R/Size 62/Type/XRef/W[1 3 1]>>stream The greens are certainly smaller too and, with the exception of a couple, much flatter. See other reviews from Ed Battye. Ed is the founder of Golf Empire – click the link to read his full review. n SSS 69 Slope 124 CR 69.2 Ladies SSS 75 Slope 136 CR 74.5 FOLD 87mm FOLD. There was joy and consternation in the clubhouse of Woburn Golf Club yesterday as fellow members discovered their predicted handicap on November 2nd under the new World Handicap System. Rating Slope; White: 71: 6091 meters: Yellow: 71: 5746 yards: Red (W) 72: 5470 meters: Blue: 72: 5206 yards Comfortably the blandest of the 3 Woburn courses. The 9-hole Woburn course at the Woburn Country Club facility in Woburn, features 2,900 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 34. Joe DiMatteo manages the course as the General Manager. Was this review helpful? The Dukes has the better opening stretch, but Duchess is much more fun to play. What could bring me back (although my list of courses I have yet to play remains very long) would be if they removed some of the trees such as on the second hole and seventeen. h޼T�n�@��}leoދ�*RZ7m��*.���l��Ԏl��g���� View key info about Course Database including Course description, Tee yardages, par and handicaps, scorecard, contact info, Course Tours, directions and more. The greens are kept very smooth here. - Seventeen is a short par 4 dogleg left and the trees feel like they are closing in on you. - The fourth has trees located in the fairway for the second shot (a pet peeve of mine). The course rating is 68.9 and it has a slope rating of 121. Yellow Par 72 6442 Yards View. It would be desirable to add some 20-30 yards to every par 5. 0 people found this review helpful That was surprising: “How can this be? If you manage to do this from the tee, then the rewards can be great as finding the small greens in regulation is no mean feat. The trees actually detract from the visual of the course on several holes. The Duchess winds it’s way through a forest of tall pines and never leaves them. All this being said, it is extremely tight, so you do still get some repetitive holes as they all look the same. Plenty have raved appropriately. Only tree lovers would describe Woburn Duchess as pretty as everything is green - tees, fairways, rough, greens and even the shockingly ugly weeds, bushes and other wild vegetation that inhabit the ground under the trees. View the menu, check prices, find on the map, see photos and ratings. Written by: Top100 Aggregated Rating Rating: 7.2 … View key info about Course Database including Course description, Tee yardages, par and handicaps, scorecard, contact info, Course Tours, directions and more. The course is also slightly more undulating as well as being shorter in length. As we said earlier, it forms the base or neutral Slope Rating – a number that indicates a course of standard playing difficulty. Full course details for Woburn Golf Club, including scores leaderboard, map, printable scorecard, weather, reviews, and ratings. Respond to above review  @�x/ ����� �5 q�n������ �%@ See other reviews from Mark. It took all of about 30 seconds to figure out my course handicap off the yellow tees on the Marquess course. General Information. One has to have full command of a near center strike on the clubface to score well. Woburn is renowned for holes that play through avenues of pines. The 1st in particular being an excellent opening hole. Although it probably has less stand-out holes (maybe the 1st is my favourite), for me it has less poor holes and it is a good solid course. Joe DiMatteo manages the course as the General Manager. In Fourteen has a green sloped left to right with the contour of the land. The 9-hole Woburn course at the Woburn Country Club facility in Woburn, Massachusetts features 2,900 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 34. - the second due to the trees being so close to the green. - Fifteen is much too short for a par 5 to be of interest to even the best players. Scorecard (User) 2: Par 72 SSS 71 View. IRC, Respond to above review  The 15th, a 485-yard doglegged par five, is a typical Duchess shot-maker’s delight. There are some solid holes on the Duchess, especially the par threes. What’s key to a good score is ensuring you are in the right place on the fairways; it’s all too easy to rip a good drive only to have a tree blocking you or playing your next shot from an incline. �g�̜qα�� �% �(�D��RHD5$%�J �P�%QJ�"E��$l���!��{�̮�@��\�hg388i�v^7K���&Y[m�I��F#. I played it once and it was enough. Ugh. Title: woburn_duchess_portrait_scorecard.indd Created Date: As it was the second round of the day, we played it as a better-ball net so that we could save a bit of time if one of us was out of the hole. Even with a 1300 tee time we had the course to ourselves, able to enjoy the experience of walking the tree lined fairways heavy with the scent of pine. See other reviews from Craig D Redston. Because the setting lacks variety, this is a course more difficult to remember than many others. - the third as the green is too small for the hole. It's a course where you must keep your ball in play. Pete was confused. Was this review helpful? Overall, I felt the greens to be too similar. Donald Steel completed the project. Rating Slope; Blue: 72: 7218 yards: White: 72: 6745 yards: Yellow: 72: 6329 yards: Red (W) 73: 5832 yards Nowhere is this truer than on the Duchess'. Use your driver sparingly because this is a real thinker’s course. Play with the Course Handicap™ which corresponds with it in the right column. Designed by , the Woburn golf course opened in 1928. *Please make sure that the tees from which you are playing correspond with the tees for which this table applies. I would certainly change the fifteenth to make it a par 4. The Duchess fits into the Woburn family exceptionally well – it’s a real gem which many prefer over the Duke’s and Marquess. Very biased review alert , played both both the Duchess and the marquess on a brilliant society day set up by IGC. It didn’t feel that way yesterday as I played my first round at Woburn with my new handicap index. In general, the differences are only in the green setting. No purple heather or yellow gorse bushes in sight ( probably not indigenous but it's just an illustration ). Woburn - Duchess Course The Duchess Course at Woburn Golf Club is the shortest of the three courses at Woburn, but it is also the prettiest. Not long by any means, but really quite narrow! I did not like a single par 5 on the golf course. Duke’s. Here are a list of the scorecards submitted, please note that these have been provided to us by users. Holes: 1: 2: 3: 4: 5: 6: 7: 8: 9: Out Slope Rating Men Tee: 431: 172: 291: 457: 355: 482: 195: 323: 398: 3104 113 72 Par Designed by Tom Fazio on land close enough to the ocean to be influenced by the strengt... Fishers Island is a wonderful course. That in itself is unique but what impresses me the most whenever Woburn is debated is that if you ask three different people which course they prefer you are likely to receive three different responses. First class venue, I think the hardest of the three courses at Woburn but beautiful. 1 person found this review helpful 0 people found this review helpful Leave the driver in the bag and enjoy that course for what it is. in its own skin. That figure, for handicap purposes, is 113. Despite the course appearing in some top 100 lists, as well as some saying it is more difficult than the Duke’s course, this is a course I would not go back to play. The result for me was playing to my index while having a few laughs. I haven't played the Marquess Course, but if I was given 10 rounds on the Duchess and Dukes, I would split them 1 Dukes and 9 Duchess. While I had an enjoyable time, I think it was because we made it fun rather than the course making the round. The par four opener has a particularly narrow fairway that starts to gradually tumble down approximately 150 yards short of the green before rising back up steeply to the ‘dance floor’ at the same level as most of the fairway. *When using the table, find the range containing your Handicap Index® in the left column. Green sloped left to right with the exception of a premium on accuracy are some solid holes on map. 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