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4.6
327 Reviews (327)
5 Stars
227
4 Stars
79
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.3
94.1%
Recommend this course
309 out of 327 reviews
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4.7
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.6%
Recommend this course
28 out of 29 reviews
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4.5
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
2
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1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.2%
Recommend this course
55 out of 59 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6964 yards
Slope 146
Rating 74.3

There are 27 holes of championship golf available at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club. They are divided into three nines, naturally named Blue, Ridge and Trail, that are played in different 18-hole combinations. The holes have an advantageous setting amidst mountains and trees, offering both privacy and scenery. The setting is made even more peacefully secluded by the fact that there are no parallel fairways throughout the entire golf course. The holes were carefully carved from the forests and hillsides, providing each nine with a different character. With four water holes, the Ridge/Trail combination has the most water of any of the courses. There are also strategically placed bunkers throughout but the towering, mature trees present the most formidable challenges. The course starts off rather gently with the player-friendly Ridge, but becomes progressively more difficult on the back nine.

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Course Details

Year Built 2006
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brian Ault (1992) Brian Ault (2006) Dan Schlegel (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Blue Ridge Trail Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
327 Reviews (327)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 20
Elevation Changes 18
Bunkers 17
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 20
Advanced Golfers 14
A Weekend Splurge 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 21

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Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Played On
Reviews 43
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

27 hole facility worth playing

Blue Ridge Trail (BRT) is a 90 minute ride for me. It's worth the car time once or twice a year for me to play here. It's a pretty golf course with a good layout. Long hitters won't be challenged at BRT but the average hacker will find ample amounts. Greens were aerated 3 weeks before I played and they had healed
nicely. You can tell the owner takes pride in maintaining the course to a high standards. Enjoyable to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 43
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Gem in Central PA

I live on the west coast of NJ and believe it or not, there are an abundance of golf courses within a hour's drive. The Blue ridge Trail is about a 90 minute drive on 80. How does a course amass such a high rating in the wilds of PA? BRT is a SPECTACULAR golf facility. Grass practice facility and a modest clubhouse but over delivers on GOLF. I didn't get to play the 3rd nine, Trail, but judging by Ridge and Blue, it no doubt will exceed expectations. The ONLY nit I would Pick is the Pace of Play. REALLY slow. 18 took close to 5 hours. No good with Standard-time prevailing. Good thing I cleared my calendar and enjoyed a perfect Fall day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great course

Course was in good shape for the time of year. Greens were very quick

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout decentconditions for November golf in NE Pennsylvania.

A little wet. Two holes were closed to cart traffic. Greens had not filled in completely from aeration. Some leaves to deal with in the rough. Still a great bargain and superb layout.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course to myself

A drizzly fall day meant that I had the course to myself. Nice layout and great conditions for early November

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Pace of play

Pace of play must be monitored closer. A threesome was holding up 3 foursomes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great layout.

The course is beautiful even into late October the guy in the pro shop was cool

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great place!

I play here a dozen times a year and condition’s are always excellent. Pace of play was perfect with no one in front or back of us.
Highly recommend!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great place to play

Conditions are always excellent. Pace of play was SUPURB!! Nobody in front of us, nobody in back. Usually it’s a 5 to 5 1/2 hour round. Of course the gps on the cart said we were 11 minutes behind but it was an excellent autumn day and we were enjoying it!
I’ll be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wonderful course in excellent show beginning to end !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Too many players - 3 hour front 9

We have played this fine course several times. Conditions are always very good. This round the pace of play was horrid - 3 hours for 9 holes - often 3-4 groups on a hole. I told the starter it was awful and he said "I don't blame you, we have 384 rounds booked today". We left after nine.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 27
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Perfect Afternoon

Met a friend here and we're both from out of state so this place was about 1/2 way. Could not have enjoyed our round more. We played 18 in about 4 hours. Heavy rain
the two days before made it damp but totally playable. Nice variety of holes\layout and aside from a few bunker that were still wet it was a wonderful round and we will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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