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Five Lakes Essex Golf

KEY FACILITIES

  • A short-game practice area for chipping, pitching and bunker practice
  • Three practice putting greens
  • 8 bay driving range
  • Trolley and buggy hire
  • The services of a PGA professional
  • Golf and sports shop
  • Changing Facilities

 

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Crowne Plaza Resort at Five Lakes is home to two of the best golf courses in Essex. The tees and greens are meticulously maintained, and present a challenge to golfers both novice and experienced.

With excellent short game practice facilities and an onsite driving range, the scene is set for a day or a weekend of Essex golf heaven.

Book your tee time now, call the Five Lakes Golf Club now on 01621 862 326 or email us


Please note:
Buggies are only available when weather and course conditions allow. Please call 01621 862 326 to check with the golf shop 24 hours before your visit.

The Lakes Course

hotel golf course

The Lakes course is set in the most beautiful of surroundings. Built to USGA standards, the tees and greens will provide a welcome challenge for experienced golfers. To score well on the 6,313-yard course, you will need long drives and accurate approaches. As the name suggests, water does feature across this challenging par 72 course, one of the challenging golf courses in Essex.

Book your tee time now, call the Five Lakes Golf Club now on 01621 862 326 or email us

The Links Course

Links golf course

The Links course is a slightly less challenging course with a par 71 and 5,981 yards. Suitable for novices, it also offers plenty of variety and challenges even for the most skilled players. Its narrow fairways and well-placed greens require an accurate approach based style of play.

Book your tee time now, call the Five Lakes Golf Club now on 01621 862 326 or email us

Green Fees

The Links Course

Summer Green Fee Tariff (April – October)
Monday – Thursday £20
Friday – Sunday £25
Twilight (after 2pm) – £15

The Lakes Course

Summer Green Fee Tariff (April – October)
Monday – Thursday £25
Friday – Sunday £35
Twilight (after 2pm) – £20

Book your tee time now, call the Five Lakes Golf Club now on 01621 862 326 or email us

Dress code

All golfers MUST respect the resort’s dress code:

  • All shirts must have a collar
  • Shorts or Trousers must be Tailored
  • Sportswear (ie football shirts etc.), camouflage items and denim are strictly prohibited
  • Golf shoes must be worn

Each golfer must have their own set of golf clubs. Clubs are available to hire from the Pro Shop.

Slow play will not be tolerated, please ensure that you keep up with the game in front.

Tuition

Golf tuition

Whether you’re just getting started with golf or are looking to improve your game, you can access quality training with our coaching program. You can receive one-to-one coaching with our own Head Professional on the course, Gary Carter.

Gary Carter has been a PGA member for over 26 years and has been the pro here at the Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes for 19 years. An accomplished player himself, he’s won the Essex golf PGA championship and has an enviable reputation in the wider competitive circuit. His coaching is available for all ages and stages of golfing and starts from just £28 for 30 minutes, with junior lessons available for half price.