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3.5
294 Reviews (294)
5 Stars
53
4 Stars
117
3 Stars
61
2 Stars
33
1 Stars
30
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.6
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.1
74.3%
Recommend this course
207 out of 294 reviews
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3.6
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.7
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
83.3%
Recommend this course
15 out of 18 reviews
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3.5
25 Reviews (25)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.6
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.1
80.0%
Recommend this course
20 out of 25 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6933 yards
Slope 138
Rating 74.4

Formerly known as Deer Run, Pittsburgh National Golf Club has undergone major renovations since management has changed hands over the years, including complete reconditioning of the greens and the addition of 60 new renovated bunkers. The championship golf course that exists today is more challenging than the original though it has retained the same playability. With no blind shots to be found and wide fairways that are player-friendly, the course is inviting to beginners and also offers a casual but interesting round for more advanced players. During the renovation, the club also added a practice facility that includes a grass driving range with heated hitting stalls for year-round use, it is one of the only public grass ranges in the Greater Pittsburgh area. There is also a putting green and chipping area with sand bunkers.

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Course Details

Year Built 1994
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Forse (1994)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.5
294 Reviews (294)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Brunch 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 27
Bunkers 24
Undulating Greens 19
This course/club is great for:
Locals 23
Advanced Golfers 17
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 21
Convenient to the City 17
Worth the Drive 14

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Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Some greens great, others horrible

Place was really dry and some greens were beat up pretty bad. The course just seemed run down but it is the end of the season so I am not going to be too harsh.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Typical for the area

Courses in the area all raised their prices during covid. Got a tee time after 1.PM ,only times offered on GolfNow. Staff was accommodating, one group slowed everything down. Over a 4-Hour round. Lounge was closed when we finished.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fall Golf

Fairways and greens in great shape. Rough and areas around traps need cut.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day, beautiful views, quick round.

Course has really improved since last year. Fairways, greens were in excellent shape. T boxes need some leveling and aeration. Hard to push the tees into the ground.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Layout, poor condition

One of the best layouts in western Pa.
bunkers were terrible
Greens were decent but slow
Fairways were decent but spotty
Cart paths were bad
Kitchen closed

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

much better than before.

Nice course layout. Better maintenance than before.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this course

Tee boxes need attention but everything else is good

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

PGH Natioanl

I've always liked the layout but the course has deteriorated in most every respect over the last several years. Tees were rough, missing grass, and some unmowed. Some fairways has lots of bare spots. Greens were in fair to poor condition and most traps were rocky and needed sand. The changes to 10 & 11 are good, but work on both is incomplete. Lots of trash on the ground around garage cans & the main bath had a unflushed toilet mess all day. I wouldn't rush back to play this course with so many other better courses in the north suburbs.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love the course

Each hole different with its own challenges. Greens are in great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 25
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

All Downhill

I wish I would have trusted reviews! But sadly, I read them after booking. This course was nice at one time. Now, it looks like a "money grab" for the owners. The excuse for worst fairways ever was, "we had a really bad winter". Meamwhile, about 30 minutes away is Stoughton Acres golf course whose weather would be the same yet their fairways, greens and tee boxes didnt look like they had been repeatedly bombed by SCUD missles. This now in contention for worst course in PA. Barely a decent place to ter the ball, fairways were average about 50% grass, 50% mud or rocks. Greens were green but not sure what all is growing on them.. (i think i spotted some seaweed)

The staff pretty much seemed like the were on Prozac. Oh, and driving range was once again CLOSED.

MIGHT be worth $15 if they threw in a few hot dogs (fresh ones, not the week old ones they seemed to have) and tossed in a free box of PRO V1's!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens super fast

Greens in great shape. Tee boxes still not grown in. Fairways are filling in nicely still bare spots.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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