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2.8
83 Reviews (83)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
29
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
14
Conditions
2.4
Value
3.9
Layout
3.1
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.4
63.1%
Recommend this course
54 out of 83 reviews
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3.0
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
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2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.6
Value
4.2
Layout
3.2
Pace
4.2
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
66.7%
Recommend this course
16 out of 24 reviews
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2.8
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
5
Conditions
2.3
Value
3.9
Layout
3.0
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.3
StaffFriendliness
4.0
59.5%
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22 out of 37 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Private
Par 33
Length 2271 yards
Slope 108
Rating 31.1
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The Abington Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1910
Golf Season Year round
Architect A. W. Tillinghast (1910) A. W. Tillinghast (1913)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Activities

Swimming

Available Sports

Fitness

Reviews

2.8
83 Reviews (83)
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Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Good for what it is

Abington is good if you need to scratch the golf itch but only have 2 hours. The course is small and short, but the greens are small and fast, which makes it more challenging than it appears. Short game can be tough as you need to control for the fast greens and the extreme slopes – it's easy to putt / chip off the green.

It's mostly par 3s with some par 4s sprinkled in, so you can practice accuracy with approach shots.

Currently, hole 3 is a stand in hole with a "green" that's a circle spray painted at 150 yards in the fairway with a cup / flag in the middle. Not sure how long it will be until that's resolved.

Pace of play can vary drastically. Sometimes, members will play solo and play multiple balls on each hole. Other days there's no one around and it's super quick and calm.

The course overall isn't maintained that well. Tee boxes aren't great. Sand traps have lots of little pebbles.

But if you accept the course for what it is, you can get a lot of joy from playing it with some friends, or as a solo practice.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Don’t be skeptical

Do yourself a favor and give this course a shot. Excellent 9 hole to help workout your irons. Very enjoyable taking beginners here as they won’t feel overwhelmed! The owners and staff are second to none and the Restaurant/ Bar 1910 is fantastic, make sure you stay for your post game lunch!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worst Ever

I’ve played on a lot of golf courses from world class to 9 hole munis. The Abington Club course is by far the worst course I’ve ever played. Tee boxes are nearly all dirt. Fairways — what fairways? All weeds, dirt and occasional patches of grass. Sand traps are dirt with stones and pebbles. I hate to be so negative because I just moved to the area and was looking for somewhere close by where I could play occasionally while deciding whether or not to plunk done thousands on a country club. Won’t be back.

Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

BBGolf

In fairness I was two holes into playing and a thunderstorm hit delaying the game. Afterwards course was ver wet. I do t think the holes are marked very well.
Fun short course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
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 Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging course. Some water, average bunkers surrounding holes, some marshes. Definitely rent a powered cart as there are steep up and down fairways.
I only gave it 3 stars as I tired rather quickly from walking the course
Some of the greens also were not in good shape.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Getting better

Since months ago it's not as bad. Some green rough but better then last year. Good place to work on wedges

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 28
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Abington

It is only a 9-hole , par 32, 4k yard course, but it does have a couple of bunkers on each hole to make it interesting. It also has a few holes with marshy waste land that forces you to play the hole strategically; lay it up, or go for broke. Generally speaking, the fairways were fairly tight, so accuracy off the tee was critical.
Unfortunately, the course was not in great shape. The greens were pock-marked and the tee boxes were chewed up. I never hit into any of the bunkers, but they looked pretty hard packed.
If the greens were in better shape, it would have made it more enjoyable.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bees

A lot of bees. A lot of groundsmen working everyday. But good course. Nice short game

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worth $10.00, no more

Here’s a list of things that need improvement:

Tee boxes
Fairways
Sand traps
Greens
Cart paths
And everything else

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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