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3.6
4 Reviews (4)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.7
Layout
3.2
Friendliness
3.6
Pace
3.6
Amenities
2.2
72.2%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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3.3
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
3.0
Value
3.7
Layout
3.0
Pace
3.3
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
3.3
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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3.3
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.7
Layout
3.0
Pace
3.3
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
3.3
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3060 yards
Slope 115
Rating 34.2

Formerly known as St. John's Academy Golf Club.

Course Details

Year Built 1921
Fairways Bluegrass
Greens Bluegrass
Golf Season Open: 4/15 Closed: 10/15
Architect Carl Murfield

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Swimming

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.6
4 Reviews (4)
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Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Friendly

I joined the golf league this year and the women are very sweet. The course is well maintained and a good challenge. It moves along well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

A Nice Walk

I first learned that I could play this course in late 2020. I always assumed it was meant just for the academy but late December last year I had heard they were still open via drop box by the first tee. I figured for $5 in December, I have to try this place. After that initial round I knew I had to get back there in 2021.

The course itself isn't anything too special with little movement and the majority of holes being straightforward it can't really compete with other courses in the area. That's fine, in my opinion that's not what this course is meant for. It's a cheap, walkable, friendly, and well located course that make up for any of its shortcomings. The ability to swing by (7 minutes from door to door) on the way home or a quick 9 in the morning is perfect.

Although the holes are mostly straight, 1 has a valley you most carry to have a clean look at the green. 3 is the only par 5 which is a true 3 shot hole. I think the signature hole out there is 5, forcing decisions to be made off the tee leading to one of the more fun green complexes on the course. After that it's bombs away for the final 4 holes unless you are taking irons off the tee laying up for specific yardages. Making it great for a little course management practice.

This spring I did get stuck behind a few younger players that were clearly out for practice and didn't know the etiquette when others were behind them. I would be wary of that during school time if trying to get a quick walk in. And I do mean quick, I've walked the course 3 times all in under 90 minutes which might be the best aspect of the course.

I would highly recommend this course to beginners, those on a time crunch, those that like to walk and those that like a very laid back and easy going round.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Improved Conditions!!!!

Bent grass greens and tees, conditions have improved 100% since new management took over operations in 2010. Smaller size greens makes for a challenging short game. Not many hazards so the course in perfect for beginners also.

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