Course Review and Comments
I am a member who pays £630 a year for as the previous reviewers rightly point out poor facilities that are priced at the high end of the market.
For this price i don't even get a locker.
The green keepers if you are unlucky or lucky depends how you look at it are peeing behind their portacabin.
My biggest issue is juniors are priced at £150 each when you consider orther more clubs are £75 which free clubs run by the pro like all the other prices are over priced.
Finally they have a new associate membership which is higher than local clubs full membership at £550. Rumour has it this was meant to be set at £500 but greedy officials ruled this out.
If you check the website this price is only £240 but as all the prices are mucked up we live in hope that they become realistic either by giving regular members value for money with better facilities or reduce the price to match the current facilities. Sadly i have been a member for many years and like silly football supporters will continue to pay this inflated price for worse facilities.
There are loads of woman members some very cheeky so with equality where do we members gain...... in an inflated associate A membership which is more expensive than decent courses full membership?
With the sale of a great old facility we expect better prices and facilities. Bring back some of the older members of the committee who know how to look after members and visitors.
I must add that i do not agree with what has been said about the chef or bar staff if it was not for there down to earth welcoming attitude this club would be worse off not better off.
More user reviews for Mount Ellen Golf Club
April 05th, 2012 00:37
Very Racist golf course the men in the clubhouse were racist, there were a couple of golfers talking to the chef and i could just tell they were racist.
No Halal meals and no seperate facilities to
April 03rd, 2012 07:49
I felt the course was tightly packed especially around the 14th green or 12th tee or 15th tee. Trying to take a piss there was almost impossible!
The 1st, 13th and 18th hole are also a nusience as
February 06th, 2012 01:53
Very busy wee course with many kids playing the course.
I enjoyed the course as i have health issues and it is a small gentle course.
I have scored the course normal in most areas except facili
September 26th, 2011 03:18
Returned to this course after last year and i am disappointed they have not moved forward if anything they have moved back. It was during school holidays but place was full of kids looking for golf ba
March 20th, 2011 12:01
The reviews have been pointed out to me and thanks to my daughter i am writting my own.
Andy has rightly pointed out the made up names but sadly he goes on to put a positive slant on his points but
February 25th, 2011 06:01
Ignore some other reviews from some Interesting characters Fill Ma Glass-up, Fill ma-Crack In, Will I be Long....Indeed !
The visitor fee is very reasonable, you will be made very welcome by all at
February 11th, 2011 05:32
I think all the reviews thus far have been far too polite. This is a short course and not challenging. It is looking well and so it should for the inflated price.
Clubhouse bought and paid for, no
February 09th, 2011 01:50
This is a crackin wee course and superb for a works day oot. As Robert Watt says the price r magic. We have oor works day oot every year and have been barred aff courses the last one being shotts so w
February 09th, 2011 01:37
Im a vet so yes will play it all the time. A toilet around the 14th would be great and some more buggies to allow us older guys get up the 16th and 17th. We miss them out and cause issues if people wa
February 09th, 2011 00:57
I would play this course again as a visitor as I enjoy playing different course. I have 3 memberships for courses which I use for business and was considering Mount Ellen as the course is short and id
January 31st, 2011 03:31
I was directed to the course reviews as they are the talk of the place just now. Agree in some way with every comment posted and interesting to see how visitors view the club.
As far as I can see e
January 30th, 2011 13:43
I would question anyone who is critical of this good test of golf. No par 5's? - Big deal, there are plenty of challenging holes and all greens are well protected by bunkers. A good water hazard fea
January 30th, 2011 10:39
The individuals who have previously rated the course are way of the mark. Although the course is short it has small tight well manicured greens and fairways. The clubhouse is ideal for the majority of
December 05th, 2010 10:15
Can see what the previous two reviews mean. I stumbled across this review and although it was back in August I thought having seen the reviews I should add my points.
I do presume the previous guy
November 18th, 2010 13:50
No Practice facilities and very over priced for the facilities. One guy did not wait on urinal and urinated in the shower due to size of facilites.
Decorum and hospitality for a golf club very poor
November 04th, 2010 08:15
The clubhouse was new and as I was considering joining also judged the course on the inflated membership fee. At £630 only Drumpellier is more expensive in the region. I expected great things with th
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