Play The Best Greens in the Area!
Goring & Streatley is a family orientated club nestled in the Thames Valley just outside Goring on Thames set in an idyllic location. The course has magnificent views of the Ridgeway & the River Thames winding like a silver ribbon on its way from Oxford to Reading and is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty, which almost consoles the ravages of a bad round of golf! Green fees are welcome 7 days a week.
Goring & Streatley is a chalk based course with excpetional drainage. The fabulous golf course is an 18 hole 6008 yard par 71 from the yellow tees and was designed by Harry Colt and JH Taylor in 1895.
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Green Fee Rate Autumn/Winter Visitor Weekday £30 Autumn/Winter Visitor Weekend £35 Autumn/Winter Members Guest Weekday £25 Autumn/Winter Members Guest Weekend £27.50 Junior (Anytime) £16 County Card Weekday Only £27 Twilight Autumn/Winter N/A Monday Madness Twilight All Day inc Winter £23.50 Twilight Begins March 1st from 3pm Twilight Changes April 1st from 4pm Twilight Changes September 27th from 2.30pm Twilight Ends October 28th, 2017
About Harry Colt & His Courses
Henry Shapland “Harry” Colt (4 August 1869 – 21 November 1951) was a golf course architect born in Highgate, England. He participated in the design of over 300 golf courses (115 on his own) in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, Asia, and Africa. Colt’s courses of note in the UK include Sunningdale, Rye, Blackmoor, Brokenhurst Manor, Camberley Heath, Stoke Park Club, Goring & Streatley Golf Club and the East & West Courses at Wentworth Club. He performed extensive redesigns of Sunningdale (Old course) and of Muirfield and the Royal Liverpool Golf Club, Hoylake, two of the courses on the rota for the Open Championship.
Colt and his colleagues had only a few simple rules. Firstly, that early holes should not be demanding. Secondly, that using every club in the bag throughout a round is ideal, and that thirdly, the routing of the course should be determined by the land. The number of pars determined for a course fell apon the layout of the land and not any solid rule.
Colt’s design principles were based on the natural aesthetics of the land. Any alterations had to blend in with the environment and not impose on it. Anything added to the natural landscape would grow to be a part of it. Colt would draw on the natural landscapes of the links and apply them to his inland courses so that they too would become a living and lasting record of his work.
Courses that favour the deep ‘pot’ bunker are most likely to be designed by Colt. He was keen on the small but deep hazards as getting out of them required both technique and plenty of skill. Where possible, his courses followed the flow of the land, in much the same way as links courses. However, many of Colts inland layouts included the dogleg. That said, although there was usually trouble in front of most tees. Colt’s punishments were delivered to poor hitters – those that would top or miss hit, or strike a crooked shot. Layouts would also test the better player that would try to play distance in their aim to gain a shot, only to fall short and bunker giving a shot away to the lesser man.
A very enjoyable experience
A very enjoyable experience. Chatted with the Pro’ before and after. He was very informative, helpful and appreciative of the feedback at the time. The course was very well turned out particularly the greens even at this time of year. Thank-you.
In great condition
In great condition for this time of year despite the changes which were being made the course played well. Perhaps the stroke indexes should be altered to accommodate the change to the front 9.
Will definitely be returning
Nick especially was brilliant with us during our visit. Will definitely be returning.
Goring and Streatley WOW
What a superb golf course this is, perfectly manicured, perfect greens and a warm welcome from staff and members. If you visit once you will go back. After our first visit we were back twice in 4 days!
Fantastic course. Had the worst weather but still really enjoyed it
Course really good for this time of year, really enjoyed again.
Greens quick too. Must be really tricky on the more sloped ones when they get a bit slicker. Look forward to a game in the Spring.
Little Hidden Gem
What a hidden little gem. Interestingly varied layout. Lightening greens and stunning views. Guests welcome. Theraputic.
Excellent Day Out
Excellent day out and my guests were very happy too.
I am giving the course a 5 but there were a number of temporary greens and the greens were sanded, however I acknowledge that this is required for the upkeep of the quality of the course.