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Goring & Streatley Golf Club

An Award Winning Course in an Area of
Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Play The Best Greens in the Area!

Green Fees

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.

Why Choose Goring & Streatley Golf Club for your next round of golf?

Established in 1895 and designed by the famous golf architects Harry Colt and JH Taylor Goring & Streatley is an 18 hole 6008 yard par 71 course from the yellow tees. 

Chalk based with excpetional drainage enables a mud free walk in the winter with your trolley by your side, which is a rare benefit compared to other courses in the area.  Gently undulating with spectacular views of the Chiltern Downs unspoilt by roads or houses the course is a delight to play both in the winter and summer , and due to it’s length and generous fairways playable by all standards of golfer.  Benefitting from a new state of the art irrigation system installed in 2018, the lush fairways and approaches give you perfect playing surfaces in the summer as well as our famous true fast greens. Green Fees are welcome on Monday’s, Tuesday’s and Thursday’s and Weekends after 1pm subject to availability and can be booked 4 days in advance. Book your next round at Goring & Streatley.

We are Rated 4.67 out 5.0 for our Reviews on Golfshake.  Read our Great Reviews HERE

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Green Fees are welcome on Monday’s, Tuesday’s and Thursday’s and Weekends after 1pm subject to availability and can be booked 4 days in advance.

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Whilst we do not ask for handicap certificates, Goring & Streatley is a multi-award winning golf course , and for your enjoyment you should be a competent golfer.

Prior to playing we request you ensure you have read our Dress Code & Etiquette guidelines (click here to read) 

    Please Tick this box to acknowledge that you have read and will abide by our dress code and etiquette rules of Goring & Streatley Golf Club.

    Hole 1

    With the ground sloping gently from left to the right, your approach shot should favour the left hand side of the green.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 307 Yards
    Yellow Tees 316 Yards
    White Tees 372 Yards

    Hole 2

    The Valley floor is the line. Take enough club for your approach shot to hit this tiered green.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 348 Yards
    Yellow Tees 409 Yards
    White Tees 425 Yards

    Hole 3

    Keep your drive centre-left to improve your angle of attack for your second shot to this narrow and very fast green.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 311 Yards
    Yellow Tees 332 Yards
    White Tees 350 Yards


    Hole 4

    A challenging uphill Par 3 guarded by a bunker on the right-be sure to hit the right club here!
    Par 3
    Red Tees 108 Yards
    Yellow Tees 127 Yards
    White Tees 141 Yards


    Hole 5

    This hole is all about the avoidance of seven cunningly situated bunkers, and trees both left and right.
    Par 5
    Red Tees 413 Yards
    Yellow Tees 458 Yards
    White Tees 481 Yards


    Hole 6

    Ensure your drive is centre or just left to get the best angle for your second. Slight slope right to left on the approach and green.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 384 Yards
    Yellow Tees 392 Yards
    White Tees 392 Yards


    Hole 7

    Two straight hits are required – the ground slopes to the right on the approach and three bunkers await.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 442 Yards
    Yellow Tees 453 Yards
    White Tees 455 Yards


    Hole 8

    Aim at the telegraph pole to hit the fairway which slopes right to left.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 288 Yards
    Yellow Tees 360 Yards
    White Tees 377 Yards


    Hole 9

    Normally against the wind. Check the pin placement on this long green.
    Par 3
    Red Tees 122 Yards
    Yellow Tees 131 Yards
    White Tees 156 Yards


    Hole 10

    Keep left for your drive and second shot – the approach is downhill and fast – the pitch back from behind the green is difficult.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 359 Yards
    Yellow Tees 373 Yards
    White Tees 384 Yards


    Hole 11

    Aim your drive right of the two fir trees and your second shot at the marker board.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 311 Yards
    Yellow Tees 313 Yards
    White Tees 365 Yards


    Hole 12

    Birdie opportunity, but if it is a windy day check the direction as it can swirl around the trees.
    Par 3
    Red Tees 133 Yards
    Yellow Tees 136 Yards
    White Tees 153 Yards


    Hole 13

    Keep the tee shot straight on this narrow Par 4 and don’t attack difficult pin placements on this small green.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 302 Yards
    Yellow Tees 330 Yards
    White Tees 353 Yards


    Hole 14

    Your second shot needs to be below the pin to avoid three or four putting.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 290 Yards
    Yellow Tees 290 Yards
    White Tees 300 Yards


    Hole 15

    Aim at the oak tree for your tee shot. Favour the right side of the fairway and the direction post for your approach shots.
    Par 5
    Red Tees 447 Yards
    Yellow Tees 484 Yards
    White Tees 514 Yards


    Hole 16

    If in doubt about which club to take play short but carry the gorse!
    Par 3
    Red Tees 156 Yards
    Yellow Tees 191 Yards
    White Tees 206 Yards


    Hole 17

    Aim at the direction post or slightly right for your drive. Aim at the 18th tee steps for your second, use the slope before the green rather than pitching.
    Par 5
    Red Tees 485 Yards
    Yellow Tees 509 Yards
    White Tees 511 Yards


    Hole 18

    Your line is the right hand side of the green for both your drive and second shot.
    Par 4
    Red Tees 337 Yards
    Yellow Tees 404 Yards
    White Tees 420 Yards


    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.

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    Green Fee Booking Notification

    Whilst we do not ask for handicap certificates, Goring & Streatley is a multi-award winning golf course , and for your enjoyment you should be a competent golfer.

    Prior to booking we request you ensure you have read the etiquette and dress code guidelines below and agree to fully comply by entering your name and email address.  Once you have completed this you will be re-directed to our booking page.

    Thank you for your cooperation. We hope you have an enjoyable round of golf.

    Goring & Streatley Golf Club Ltd

    Dress Code & Course Etiquette – A Guide for Members & Visitors

    Background & Introduction
    These codes and guidelines apply to all golfers enjoying the fantastic golf course we are very lucky and privileged to have the opportunity to use for our enjoyment here at Goring & Streatley Golf Club (G&SGC). Members have access via the members’ pages on the website and societies and green fee-paying visitors will be given a copy before they play.
    G&SGC was formed in 1895 and these codes and guidelines reflect both our history and heritage and our modern-day culture and values.

    It is expected that all golfers will have a good knowledge of, and adhere to, the rules of golf whilst playing at G&SGC. The recently updated rules include a number of enhancements designed to increase the speed of play and it is expected that all golfers will embrace both the literal meaning and the spirit of these new rules. A social round of golf at G&SGC should not take any longer than 4 hours when playing in a 4 ball.

    Course Dress Code Guidance
    All players must look like golfers when on the course.
    Professional golfers are starting to wear collarless shirts so it is becoming more difficult to be too specific, but golf players are always smart. Shirts are to be clean and tucked into tailored trousers or shorts. Lady golfers need not tuck their shirts in.
    Shorts will be tailored and therefore of a standard length. Socks can be of any length.
    Golf shoes must be worn on the course.

    The Golf Professionals in the Pro Shop will help with advice if you are in any doubt about any aspect of our on-course dress code. If your attire isn’t suitable, the Pro Shop carries a wide range of clothing and new items can be purchased if necessary.
    A Marshall will be making regular buggy trips around the course.
    Members bringing guests will be asked to ensure their guests comply with the code.
    Practice Areas Dress Code
    All players above the age of 12 must look like golfers when using the driving range, practice hole, chipping and putting greens.
    The course dress code is required for all players above the age of 12, subject to the discretion of our team of Golf Professionals.
    The practice area dress code for players below 12 is more relaxed to the extent that recognised golf wear is not required.
    The Golf Professionals coaching on our practice areas will enforce the code.
    Clubhouse Dress Code
    We want players coming off the course to feel comfortable after their round of golf.
    After wet weather we ask all players to change any wet or muddy clothing before entering the bar and restaurant areas within the clubhouse. Showers, with towels provided, are available in both the men’s and ladies’ changing rooms.
    In sunny and hot weather we ask that a smart casual standard of dress is maintained. Flip flops and sandals are allowed.
    Some form of footwear must be worn at all times
    Golf shoes may be worn in the spike bars but caps or any other golf headwear must be removed and not worn in the clubhouse.
    Smart jeans may be worn but not brands with holes down the leg.
    T shirts may be worn as long as they comply with the smart casual standard of dress.
    Bar staff and waiters will ask people not complying with the code to change.
    On Course Etiquette
    POLICY- If our greens staff are anywhere on the hole that you are playing, a shot cannot be taken until the green keeper acknowledges you to do so. Our greens staff are trained, and have policies in place, not to be around near play unless it is necessary. Please adhere to this policy at all times, with no exceptions.
    By its very nature the sport of golf requires participants to maintain high standards of integrity and honesty at all times. This also applies to players behaviour whilst on the course.
    Each player must be ready to play their next shot before it is their turn to play. The principle of ready-golf must be employed at all times (except in matchplay). It is each player’s responsibility to ensure their group keeps up with the group in front.
    Do not leave bags or trolleys in front of greens.
    Mark your card once on the next tee.
    Buggies and trolleys must be kept off tees and greens at all times.
    Shouting or making loud noises of any kind is liable to break the concentration of fellow golfers and is not allowed on the course.
    Golf can be a hugely challenging and frustrating sport. Players must not allow their frustrations to have an impact on their fellow golfers in any way. Damage caused to any part of the course through the venting of any frustration, demonstrates a lack of respect that is simply not tolerated and will be reported to the General Manager and the Captain’s Committee.
    It is deemed disrespectful to our Course Manager, his team and fellow golfers not to:
    Repair your pitch marks on greens.
    Repair pitch marks left unrepaired by players in front of you.
    Rake bunkers after you have used them. Leave them in a state you expect to find them in. After use, leave rakes in the bunkers with about one or two feet of the handle resting outside the bunker.
    Avoid creating any damage to the surface of greens.
    Replace divots on the fairways.
    If all groups comply with the new time saving rules, gaps between groups shouldn’t occur. However, if your group does lose a hole or more you should allow the group behind to play through. It makes sense to do so and is part of the good etiquette which you should follow on the course.
    Larger groups should allow smaller groups through.
    Golfers playing social golf should allow golfers playing in competitions to play through as soon as it makes sense to do so.
    Golfers using buggies must drive them safely at all times and ensure no undue noise or disturbance is created whilst a fellow golfer is preparing to take, or is in the process of taking, a shot.
    When “cutting in”, for example to play the holes at the top of the course, there must be at least one clear hole behind before teeing off.
    A steward will make regular buggy trips round the course
    Golfers not obeying these guidelines will not be allowed to play at Goring & Streatley Golf Club again