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3.7
209 Reviews (209)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
97
3 Stars
41
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
17
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
83.8%
Recommend this course
169 out of 209 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
36 Reviews (36)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
88.9%
Recommend this course
32 out of 36 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.7
65 Reviews (65)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
84.6%
Recommend this course
55 out of 65 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6500 yards
Slope 138
Rating 72.3

Previously known as Somerset Golf Club and Rapidan Golf Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jerry Slack (1997) Rick Robbins (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Gentlemen: Shirts MUST have a collar. NO jeans, cutoffs or camouflage. Ladies: NO short shorts. Appropriate golf shirt/blouse

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Reviews

3.7
209 Reviews (209)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 16
Forced Carries 15
Narrow Fairways 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Advanced Golfers 10
Beginners 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 10
In the 'Burbs 8
Convenient to the City 6

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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course beautiful fairways nice greens

I loved this course today, hit some good shots and shot a 78 . I will keep playing here

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
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Previously Played

Rough not upket, greens were burnt and poana was all over the greens surface. Tee boxes were dirt with barely any grass.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Work in progress

They are working on it and it will get better. Aerated greens forced us to play the front twice. Tee boxes need immediate work.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Back nine closed, front nine in terrible shape

No notification on the web site that the back nine was closed. Tee box overgrown and ground so hard you struggled to get tee in ground. Most greens covered in sand. Terrible.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not worth the money

Got rained out the first time I tried to play so went back today. Was hoping for the course to be in great shape. The name lives up to the farm part. Patchy grass on tee boxes, fairways, and greens. Huge areas of almost every green with dead patches on them. Cart path and bridges in disrepair in multiple places. Even finding good grass to hit from out of the rough was difficult. Fairly tight course as well with fairways running side to side on multiple holes. The only good thing about it was that the greens did roll fairly well. Other than that save your money and play elsewhere. Plenty of other courses available for $45 that are in better shape.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bad tees and greens.

Tee boxes were scruffy - more dirt than grass. They were so hard that it was a struggle to get a tee into the ground on at least half of them.

The greens were very poor…scraggly, spotted, and zero cushion.

Fairways and rough were good.

I like the course - it’s challenging and has some unique holes. Great, friendly staff!

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

7/29/2021

Some greens were dark in spots but still puttable. Overall course is in great shape and off fairways grooming is excellent.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course for the price!

Greens and fairways need a little more TLC! When is the cart path work leading to hole 2 going to be completed?

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Thursday Play

Course is improving. Staff is super friendly and accommodating. Food and beverages are very tasty.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Getting better

Greens and cart path still need improvement but everything else is fine. Staff was awesome.

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