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4.1
122 Reviews (122)
5 Stars
53
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
89.3%
Recommend this course
105 out of 122 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.4
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.7%
Recommend this course
36 out of 38 reviews
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4.5
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
95.2%
Recommend this course
59 out of 62 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7038 yards
Slope 137
Rating 74.4
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Mountain Branch Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jeff Matthai (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Showers

Reviews

4.1
122 Reviews (122)
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4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Love the branch

Great course fairly challenging very well maintained ! Will be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Great setting for a fun challenge

First time here, and cannot wait for the next chance to come back and try again. Course was in amazing shape for the time of year. Couple of very small dead patches here and there, but certainly to be expected and nothing that stopped us from having a great time. Greens were pretty fast and in fantastic shape. Price felt like a steal compared to what a lot of other courses were charging.

Overall, the course is a really fun design. Lots of unique holes - a few short par threes and fours, some long, testing par threes and fours. A couple of reachable par fives, and a couple of true three-shot tests. Except for a couple exceptions, no hole looks or feels the same as the next. And the greens, beyond being in great shape, were all unique shapes and had lots of undulations and shelves on them. It being our first time, it was tough to know where to "miss" some pins, but it made for some entertaining putts.

Over half the holes wind through the woods and are tree-lined in some fashion. Having played in the early winter with less vegetation, that made some of our errant shots findable, but I'd be interested to see what it's like when things are fully grown. But either way, what's nice about this place is that most of those wooded areas are marked as penalty areas, so if you do hit into it, you can drop where it went in instead of having to re-tee/re-hit because it's OB, which can be a pain at some similarly-designed courses.

In a nutshell - some really fun holes, little repetition, pretty views, and elevation changes mean you're constantly thinking, enjoying, and involved in every shot. Would absolutely play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The course is in excellent shape. Kudos to the superintendent and staff

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent day

Played the course with my father for his birthday. Course is gorgeous really nice conditioned. But you pay the price for that

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

great layout

Very nice course the only problem was cart path only it had a few blind holes with no diagrams or fairway markers and very few distance markers. But the course was in very good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful course

All aspects of the course we're superior! It seemed pretty difficult to me but next time I will play from a closer set of tires.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Course

This is a really pretty course with a nice club house/restaurant/bar. In terms of public courses in MD,, it’s top notch (along with courses like Whiskey Creek and Bulle Rock). Course is pretty challenging with difficult greens, which were very fast when we played in early October.. No complaints.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect Golf Day

Course played at a good speed. There were some issues with the greens (fungus?) but only on a few holes and even those greens were playable if you worked away from the spots. Weather was perfect today and the course sets up with some nice holes. Good value for $62.00.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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