Canterbury Woods Country Club
|Blue (W)||72||6134 yards||74.5||126|
|White (W)||72||5535 yards||71.9||120|
|Red (W)||73||4482 yards||66.0||108|
|Tee I M: 71.8/133||418||511||381||546||311||145||394||227||376||3309||481||195||412||193||348||555||479||147||436||3246||6555|
|Tee II M: 69.3/130||393||485||363||514||266||139||352||208||344||3064||448||174||377||175||330||502||461||136||405||3008||6072|
|Tee III M: 66.4/120 W: 71.6/128||374||442||341||491||246||124||308||179||301||2806||419||144||323||129||294||465||420||116||363||2673||5479|
|Tee IV M: 64.9/112 W: 69.1/124||374||442||209||402||246||124||271||179||301||2548||419||144||323||129||294||426||348||116||363||2562||5110|
|Tee V M: 62.0/105 W: 65.4/114||299||402||209||402||233||109||197||116||262||2229||395||102||242||82||236||426||348||88||331||2250||4479|
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Very SLOW play
We have played at Canterbury Woods for years and we have NEVER had such slow play.
Not very good
The fairways are in bad shape still not recovered from last year’s drought
Tee boxes and greens are ok but some rough spots
It took 5 1/2 hours to play 4 groups backed up on hole #10 and no rangers in sight.
I always enjoy a round at Canterbury Woods. I think the layout is excellent. There are some really good holes! Played the tips for the first time and it made it a different course coming in on second shots. Conditions were decent. Greens and tee boxes are excellent but some of the fairways need some work, which you can tell they are already in the process of working on them.
Great course great value
Course is still " filling in from winter," greens were in great shape, most of the fairways were in very good shape, those that needed work were being attended to. Layout is challenging without being " Unplayable" for your average occasional "hacker" such as myself. Overall a very good course for the price.
Conditions Appear to be Improving
*NOTE: my rating of course conditions does not account for current green aerification which was just done 4 days ago*
I had meant to play Canterbury Woods last year when I moved back to NH but the view of the 12th hole from the interstate was appalling. After reading another review on this site noting that the course had water access issues and has been focusing on the more crucial parts of the course I decided it would be worth my time to come check it out, especially since (from afar) things appeared to have greened up a bit.
Indeed, there is more green grass growing in all the fairways now but you're more likely than not to get an uneven lie if you drive it in the fairway so I recommend giving yourself a realistic lie on each hole.
True to reports, the greens and tee boxes look and play much better and the bunkers are in fantastic shape. But there are plenty of courses in the area and other parts of the state that have better conditions overall so I hope things continue to improve here.
The layout here is a highlight with fantastic elevation changes (walk 18 here at your own risk) and dynamic design that make the round far more enjoyable than it otherwise would be. My only complaint is that there are many holes with blind landing zones for your tee shots and no bells to ring to signal to the group behind that all is clear. This would really help pace of play which suffers a bit because of it.
The staff was friendly enough though I was surprised to see no beverage cart out on a beautiful Friday afternoon, especially with no water coolers on the course.
I paid $45 for my round with a cart due to an aerification special. Not bad, but again I plan to wait until the conditions improve more to come back again. I trust that will be the case.
Don’t waste you time
Course is in terrible shape. It will be another year before this place recovers provided they don’t run out of water again. The only positive is they are trying I know because the sprinklers are on. The downside you can’t play you ball from the fairway without a raincoat. Otherwise the staff is pretty rude and I won’t be going back.
This course has basically lost all their fairways, possibly to drought. Greens were fine and medium speed. Many great views. Interesting holes and extreme elevation changes. Could be among best in state but wait until next year and hope they can grow some fairway grass in the meantime.
Beautiful layout and views - must play!
Played on a beautiful fall day and the colors and views were majestic. I could not stop taking pictures. Was in town for a meeting and snuck out to play. This course is fun - and challenging - from the first hole! The greens had recently been punched and were fast, smooth, and challenging. If I lived here I would never tire of playing this course. Also, everyone in the shop was super nice. They had their challenges with water this year due to the drought so we played "winter rules" in the fairway. Don't be put off by the view of the hole from the road - they wisely maintained/watered the important areas - tees, greens, fairway landing areas. Tip - you may want to play 1 tee forward of your normal yardage as this course has some very tight driving areas - really fun - will be back!
Pace of play
Golfer’s beware. The pace of play on this course is atrocious. The foursome ahead of us on the front 9 had a small dog with them that joined them on the green...yes a dog. Our threesome got through 14 holes in 3:50min on a Saturday afternoon and drove off. When speaking to the staff afterwards and addressing the dog that was on the course, I was told “oh that’s a member that brings his dog sometimes.” We were offered no apology and no rebate.
As far as the course goes, the layout is very fun and challenging but the fairways are completely dry and the grass is dead.
I hate that I love this course
Once again the course wins. It’s undefeated and undisputed. Conditions were excellent. Greens did what they were supposed to do (make my putting average go up). Green conditions were excellent with plenty of speed. I’ve played this course a few times a year for the past few years. I will keep coming back.
Played for the first time in awhile. The drought has dried out many of the fairways and around some of the greens so yardage wise it was playing a bit shorter but because of the firmness it was very challenging around the greens. The greens were perfect but very fast. If you were pin high or above the hole, putting was difficult. Overall pace of play was very good. The only weakness of the course is the driving range. It feels like it has been forgotten or neglected. The balls are old and worn. If the range were to improve overall it would be top notch
Great Course but very dry and slow
I love this course but it has become very dry in the fairways which impacts play. Hard ground and the balls got crazy roles. Pace of play was pretty slow.
It has been a hot dry summer and the fairways and rough were burnt out and hard as a rock. The greens were pretty.nice and fast. The course has a lot of blind shots and side slopes. Target placement of shots is a must--you can stripe one down the center of a fairway and have your ball run off the side and into.the woods. Or you can.push or pull .it into the woods and wind up in the middle of the fairway! There is just way too much reliance on luck to make this course a fair golf challenge. Very pretty views, though not really a golf course to enjoy.
Fairways are very dry they need rain but greens are still very good but hard to read
bring your A game or else you will lose a few balls