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3.9
207 Reviews (207)
5 Stars
73
4 Stars
92
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.4
87.3%
Recommend this course
186 out of 207 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.6
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Pace
2.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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Avg Rating
3.7
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
86.7%
Recommend this course
26 out of 30 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

3.9
207 Reviews (207)

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 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Horrible Ownership

Been playing here almost 20 years. Staff is as rude as you will get anywhere and owners do not care at all about the customer. I have never seen a golf course with such horrible employees. Also I never had a problem making a 5pm tee time but now they don't even allow it. And when you make a tee time at 4:30 and they tell you in a rude manner that you must have the carts in by 7:30pm even though right now it doesn't get dark until almost 9pm. I know, it's very expensive to pay that extra $8/hr. to the person who puts the carts away. This is such a great local course and the locals used to love it but not anymore. They provide nothing as far as tournaments, specials, and provide no food at all as the restaurant and car area close by 5pm. Such a waste.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

First time playing and we will be back. The people were great the course in super condition and the layout challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played

Needs work

I understand that the current superintendent is finally leaving Hopefully all started projects get completed. We hardly ever see him working, He usually just drives around and is either on the phone or watching the Mexican work. The cart paths still are in bad shape. They did repair some of the bunkers and added sand to some. The cut a lot of of trees down but left all the stumps up. Hopefully things change soon

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great track

Awesome piece of property. Great layout with challenging holes. Only one silly hole #2 . Elevation changes are spectacular

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pace of play

The pace of play is very slow especially when you start the back nine, this course is too much for super senior golfers, but for some reason they come to play and Hold up the whole course, the course is in great shape, nice fast greens, fairways beautiful, unfortunately the golfers this course draws don’t fix ball marks.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 33
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Spring conditions

Greens were very good. Tees need much work. Fairways fine for this time of year

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 34
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hard to beat

I have played this course many times, and beleive it is one of the toughest coursesvaround..Greens nice but deceivingly quick, and very tricky. You will NOT figure them out no matter how many times you play. Fairways are decent as are the tees. One issues is the safety on #2 with the cartpath after you hit your 2nd shot..Very nasty incline that is slippery/dangerous, so you have to drive the cart around local road to halfway down #3 when it is wet as YOU CAN NOT NEGOTIATE THIS CARTPATH unless it is dry, and that is hard too. Anyway, if you are a seasoned golfer and want a challenge, THIS IS THE COURSE FOR YOU! Hacks stay away as you may lose all you balls by hole 6.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 33
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 11
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 5
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 53
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 3
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 33
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 33
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
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