Results 1 to 8 of 8
  1. #1
    Global Moderator PhilTheFragger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Amersham Bucks
    Posts
    9,727

    Manor House Golf Club, Castle Combe , Wiltshire

    Just come back from an overnighter with 2 days golf at The Manor House, Castle Combe and what an enjoyable two days it was

    went with 7 other members of my society, staying in the Waterfall Lodge, a cabin overlooking the 18th green with 4 twin bedrooms

    A great value package with dinner and B&B was 125 per head

    Course was designed by Peter Alliss & Clive Clark and opened in 1992 and is a beautiful, sometimes stunning place to play golf
    There are several spectacular elevated tees Hope the pics below do it justice

    IMG_0819.jpg

    View from my bed this morning.

    IMG_0820.jpg

    View of the 2nd hole par 3. such a pretty hole

    IMG_0821.jpg

    View from the elevated 8th tee, to the green beyond

    IMG_0822.jpg

    View from the 17th Par 3 which drops 120 feet to a double green with a stream , I could play this hole all day


    managed to play pretty well too which helps
    Driver Callaway Epic
    5 Wood Callaway XR A Flex
    Hybrid Callaway Epic
    wilson staff FG Tour v4 utility iron Reg
    Irons 5-PW Orka GS5 CTI Flatline 80A Graphite
    Wedges Callaway Mack Daddy2 52, 58 degree A-Flex
    Putter Ping Scottsdale Grayhawk 34 inch with Fatso 50 Grip
    Handicap 19.7 Whipsnade Park GC
    2017 Imurg Challenge : Me 12 : 16 Him

  2. #2
    Major Champion chrisd's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009
    Posts
    17,744

    Re: Manor House Golf Club, Castle Combe , Wiltshire

    Great that you enjoyed so much
    removed list of clubs as they change too frequently !

    Handicap 12.0

  3. #3
    Major Champion
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Surrey
    Posts
    15,866

    Re: Manor House Golf Club, Castle Combe , Wiltshire

    Sure you didn't camp out ?

    Looks nice, but it is just a parkland course.
    www.blackmoorgolf.co.uk

    Handicap 11.5

    Cooden Beach Centenary Fourball Betterball champion with Smiffy.

    www.justgiving.com/GolfMonthlyForumHFH2017

  4. #4
    Global Moderator PhilTheFragger's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Amersham Bucks
    Posts
    9,727

    Re: Manor House Golf Club, Castle Combe , Wiltshire

    Other flavours of Golf Course are available........apparently 🙃
    Driver Callaway Epic
    5 Wood Callaway XR A Flex
    Hybrid Callaway Epic
    wilson staff FG Tour v4 utility iron Reg
    Irons 5-PW Orka GS5 CTI Flatline 80A Graphite
    Wedges Callaway Mack Daddy2 52, 58 degree A-Flex
    Putter Ping Scottsdale Grayhawk 34 inch with Fatso 50 Grip
    Handicap 19.7 Whipsnade Park GC
    2017 Imurg Challenge : Me 12 : 16 Him

  5. #5
    Assistant Pro
    Join Date
    Jun 2017
    Posts
    118

    Re: Manor House Golf Club, Castle Combe , Wiltshire

    I've seen greens with bunkers in them but never one with a cart path through the middle

    Played it a few times but not for many years. A few decent holes but too many badly designed ones for my liking.

  6. #6
    Tour Rookie IanM's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    UK
    Posts
    1,250

    Re: Manor House Golf Club, Castle Combe , Wiltshire

    Used to play there often in my Bowood days... great place for a trip away. Some stunning holes and a couple of oddities. They've changed the order of the holes and added some new tees...

    Several years ago, the 9th played as a par 4 from the bottom of the step slope... too tough and blind so made into a par 3. To accommodate this they turned the old 4th (13 now?) from a great par 3 (green fronted by the brook) to a daft uphill par 4.

    Great atmosphere around the place and fun to play though... in the early 90s Compton Holdings wanted 15k joining fee.... not too many takers
    A bit Old School, Taylor Made Woods & Ping Irons! Jetspeeds and i25s
    Scotty flat stick
    Somedays they behave, others less so!
    SLDR sitting in the garage to remind the driver, "he can be replaced!"

  7. #7
    Assistant Pro
    Join Date
    Oct 2016
    Location
    Midlands
    Posts
    107

    Re: Manor House Golf Club, Castle Combe , Wiltshire

    Looks lovely 👍 well taken pics 📷
    Handicap 2015: Restarted August :-)**/** 2016: 12.0 > 8.1: **/** 2017: 8.1 > 7.?:**

  8. #8

    Re: Manor House Golf Club, Castle Combe , Wiltshire

    This pics are really great!
    I like to play golf because it helps me to rest after hard day

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Latest Golf News

Tour Championship Golf Betting Tips

The finale of the 2017 PGA Tour season happens at East Lake Golf Club check out who we think will do well with these Tour Championship Golf Betting Tips

September 19, 2017

Portugal Masters Golf Betting Tips

The European Tour is getting towards the end of the season, check out who the GM Tipster has picked to do well with these Portugal Masters Golf Betting Tips

September 19, 2017

Quiz Of The Week 15th September

How much have you been paying attention to the golfing world this week? Test your knowledge with our quiz...

September 19, 2017

FedEx Cup to be decided at Tour Championship

The 2017 FedEx Cup culminates this week at the Tour Championship at East Lake in Georgia. Jordan Spieth leads the rankings but any of the players in the top five on the standings will claim the Cup if they win at East Lake.

September 19, 2017

Padraig Harrington defends Portugal Masters

Padraig Harrington defends the Portugal Masters over the Dom Pedro Victoria Golf Course in Vilamoura and a strong field has assembled for the tournament.

September 19, 2017