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4.0
197 Reviews (197)
5 Stars
70
4 Stars
88
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.5
87.6%
Recommend this course
177 out of 197 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
25 Reviews (25)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.0%
Recommend this course
22 out of 25 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.2
86.5%
Recommend this course
32 out of 37 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6271 yards
Slope 127
Rating 69.1
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Course Details

Year Built 1910
Fairways Bentgrass
Greens Bentgrass
Golf Season Year round
Architect A. W. Tillinghast (1917) Alex Findlay (1910)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge

Accolades

Reviews

4.0
197 Reviews (197)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Dinner 9
Amazing Food 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 26
Undulating Greens 17
Water Hazards 17
This course/club is great for:
Locals 20
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 16
Advanced Golfers 15
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 18
Worth the Drive 18

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Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout

Unfortunately, some conditions need to be addressed Several tees were in very bad shape Cart path on two continues to be literally dangerous. For such a classic course there should be more attention to detail

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Cart path & bag drop

First 9 cart paths need improvement.
There are no bag drop are directly from driveway.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tees need work

The condition of the tee boxes are very bad, par 3s are un level and mostly dirt

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent greens

Course was closed however they let me play prior to a tournament.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

never a level lie

great course conditions. difficult old school golf course. super fast greens. the cart paths are in horrible shape. overall experience is worth a play as a beautiful layout.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 50
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Finally got out and tried my new ping 425 max

Got out right away. Only a few singles playing. Still soggy from IDA remnants but ground crew working hard to get course back in condition.

Fairways in good condition. Tees need work.
All things considered especially the price a good value.

Not a lot of water or traps but the greens are this course’s defense. Ball ovens run off if speed is not carefully applied while putting and on approach shoots.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Rada

Very challenging the first time you play once you know the course it’s very interesting

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor greens

Terrible greens the worst I have ever seen there.
The rest of the course was good.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Course is challenging for me as an average senior aged golfer. But I enjoy the variety of the hole layouts.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

ok

My partner and I played from the yellow/senior tees which made the course ridiculously short. Greens were difficult with substantial grain effect. Putted off the green more than once. Too many three-putts! Tees were ok, some very bad though-all dirt.

Nice fresh grilled burger and a beer served outdoors by pleasant people.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

16th time

tees need work
fairways very good
rough is rough
traps ok
greens very good

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 31
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

excellent shape

green was well taken care of and pretty challenging

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Rough day

It’s been a bit since we’ve had rain, I’ll give them that. Course is hard as a rock. For 2 holes I played into some kid hosing down the greens, my tee time was 11:52. Blows my mind why they’d boil their greens on the hottest day we’ve had this year, also why I’m playing into him on the greens..... tee boxes were chewed, so goodluck with that. Also, the tees they set up, I played outside of a few times because who wants to tee off on an OBVIOUS uneven lie. I’m local, and I enjoy playing this course, but I can tell it’s going downhill quick. I doubt I’ll be back this year. Maybe just to challenge my own play, but the conditions were rough, imho.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 34
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not as good as I hoped

This course has been written up several times lately as a hidden gem. Sorry, but I beg to differ. From the indifferent guy in the pro shop to the (several) chewed-up tee boxes to the really odd earthworks around some of the greens, I couldn't say it was one of the great golf experiences of my life. Don't get me wrong; it was OK, but nothing special. I was just a bit disappointed because of all the hype.

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great architecture

Awesome mix of holes, better conditions than in years past (a couple of bare tee boxes).

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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