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Essex Golf Union

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Course Rating Information

There are 73 Affiliated Golf Clubs in Essex, The England Golf requirement is to complete USGA Course Rating at 10 year intervals

All Tees are to be rated from a Scratch and Bogey Perspective

Teams of 3 or 4 take 4 to 5 hours to rate a course
Subsequent administration requires 20 minutes per tee
EGU (Mens) Raters work alongside ELCGA (Ladies)

Courses currently scheduled to be rated in 2021:

Ballards Gore
Braxted Park
Colchester
Belhus Park
Orsett
Romford
Thorpe Hall
​Wanstead
​Cranfield

Courses rated in 2020:

The Notleys
Ilford
Clacton
Harwich & Dovercourt
Chingford / Royal Epping Forest
Nazeing
Maylands
Maldon
Birch Grove
Hainault Forest
Toot Hill
Woolston Manor
Maylands
​Blakes

Courses rated in 2019:

Thorndon Park
West Essex
Bentley
Gosfield Lake
Three Rivers
Abridge
The Essex
Warley Park

•Initial Rating is part subsidised by EG, and FREE to Clubs

•From 2018 a visit to re-rate a course will cost £75
If any course undertakes any structural alteration or a change in their layout it is imperative that we are notified in case a re-rate is necessary. 

In March 2020, England Golf published all of the Slope details of rated courses in Essex. On November the 2nd 2020, England Golf switch to the WHS system and the next 10 year cycle will begin. Click this link to access the Essex Golf Union's Rating Schedule.  

By clicking the link below you will be directed to the USGA National Course Rating Database.
From here you may search the course rating details of any completed rated course, globally. 
USGA Course Rating and Slope Database 
Please note that GB&I do not work to the exact criteria laid out in this database. 





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