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4.0
190 Reviews (190)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
9
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.4
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.0
86.6%
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172 out of 190 reviews
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4.0
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.1
86.2%
Recommend this course
25 out of 29 reviews
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4.0
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.1
86.2%
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 71
Length 6123 yards
Slope 115
Rating 70.1

Apollo Elks Country Club, situated just northeast of Pittsburgh, is considered one of the area's must-play golf courses. It has appeal for a wide range of skill levels with a layout that is challenging enough for seasoned golfers but also not too difficult for beginners to approach. There is an interesting mix of holes ranging from reachable par 5s to short, tough par 3s and each hole has a distinct character. The greens are fast and the gently rolling terrain provides some subtle breaks that can be tricky. Bunkering is sparsely but strategically placed along the fairways and greensides. There are also a few water hazards that come into play at Apollo Elks Country Club. The round has plenty to hold your attention but don't forget to stop and admire the beautiful western Pennsylvania scenery.

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Course Details

Year Built 1972
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
190 Reviews (190)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 18
Bunkers 15
Water Hazards 12
This course/club is great for:
Locals 28
Seniors 14
Beginners 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
In the 'Burbs 14

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Reviews 32
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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Previously Played

SURPRISE. SURPRISE. SURPRISE

BThe course is really great and very interesting. The greens are great and tricky.
Fairways are great.
Great surprise when playing. I enjoyed myself and played good.
The staff is very friendly and helpful.

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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Very good golf course with only one problem

I liked everything about the course it was very well maintained, fairways,greens, bunkers and the T boxes. My only complaint I have about the course is the cart paths are very rough with a lot of bumps and tree roots which is hard on your body even when you're going relatively slow on the path. If it wasn't for that I would give the golf course a five-star rating. Overall excellent course with a very fair price.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent course

I’ve golfed here before. For the money it’s ok. Had a bad experience where group behind us hit my partner with a ball. Needless to say he was upset and yelled which prompted one of them to ride up to me and instead of apologizing which would have been the appropriate response proceeded to threaten me. Told me he worked there and could throw us off the course. Needless to say that pretty much so ruined the rest of the round.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course!

I am usually playing as a single during the week! I book through golf now to get good deals! Today I got paired up with the nicest twosome! Bob and Mark! Everyone I run into on the course is always so nice and the employees are too!!! Also, the pace of play is really good. The course is in great shape! Beautiful greens and everyone seems to fix their ball marks which is a plus!! I will definitely be coming back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Better the 2nd time

Even though I played here earlier this summer, I could only recall one hole (the first) as I played again for the 2nd time. Like other reviewers, I found the cart paths to be treacherous, so I got out and walked at every opportunity. The fairways and greens were in pretty decent shape, considering the local weather these past few weeks. I did find some of the holes more memorable this time around. Saw a few deer, a fox, a blacksnake during the round. A pleasant place to play, and not too challenging for the friend I brought along. More open on the front 9, a bit tighter on the back 9.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

applo elks

great greens nice fairways, cart path not so good, be sure cart is included with payment cause for a long time not included.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Course, need 4x4 Golf Carts!

Course is in nice shape; fairways green…plenty of rain this summer. Greens were in good shape too, couple rough spots. Cart paths and driveway in and parking lot pretty rough…gooo sloww!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

SUNDAY GOLF

first 3 holes had wet spot thru the fairway
after that course was fine.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Pretty nice course

Well manicured around the greens. Grass was in nice condition. Recent hard rains had some areas soft and paths washed out, that’s understandable at this time. Carts need to be replaced, no windshields or rain protection on back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course condition

Kart paths are so rough that you can’t drive on them Pace of play way too slow golfers with no etiquette.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not enough carts

Tee time was at noon. No carts available had at least a one hour wait for cart

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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