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4.0
61 Reviews (61)
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1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
85.5%
Recommend this course
52 out of 61 reviews
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3.9
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
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1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.2
82.4%
Recommend this course
14 out of 17 reviews
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3.9
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.1
80.0%
Recommend this course
16 out of 20 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Executive
Par 29
Length 1556 yards
Slope 87
Rating 28.2

Lyman Orchards has been growing fruit on the same rolling farmland for over a century. Not only are there nearly 100 varieties of pick-your-own fruit, Lyman boasts a Robert Trent Jones course and a Gary Player Course. Opened in 2012, the Apple Nine is the newest addition. The par-29 layout is the perfect alternative for golfers looking for less of a challenge than the two championship courses. It's tough enough to provide a good round of practice for more advanced players who want to shave a few strokes off their game but it also allows beginners and juniors to get a hang of the game. In addition to the three golf courses, the Apple Nine wraps around a driving range that has been recognized as one of the top 50 stand-alone ranges in the country.

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Course Details

Year Built 2012
Architect Mark Mungeam (2012)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Lyman Orchards Golf Academy"
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
61 Reviews (61)
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

It is clear course gets played a lot. Greens are not in great shape.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very nice course

This is a short course but very well maintained and a nice challenge for the distance and time out on the course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/28/2021

Thank you for playing and thank you for your review! Glad you had fun and hope to see you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pro was pushy and rude

I was told that the tee time was open up to an hour before my scheduled time. We arrived at the first tee box about 20 minutes early. I was approached by staff and pro saying “This course is not a training course, you’re gonna have to play fast or not at all. We have a youth tournament right behind you.” As a paying customer who has golfed with Lyman over 60 times, I thought this was extremely rude. I was giving lessons, which is why I showed up to my tee time 25 minutes early with the expectation that if needed…I would let other players play through. Needless to say we felt rushed and I didn’t get the most out of my lesson and the client was extremely upset with me and the course as a whole. I likely won’t be returning to apple nine unless they rethink their staffing options.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Apple 9 does just fine

Took my son to play who is 12 off his second lesson. Greens were fast and true. Faster than the Jones course greens which I played on Wednesday. My son holed the longest putt of the day! Staff is always friendly. Great place to bring my son for a fun well conditioned 9 holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/24/2021

Thank you for playing and thank you for the 5 star review! Glad to hear your son rolled in a long one. Hope to see you back soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/19/2021

Thank you for playing and thank you for your review. Hope to see you back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/08/2021

Thank you for playing and thank you for your review. Hope to see you back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 04/08/2021

Thank you for playing and thank you for your review. Hope to see you back soon!

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
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/08/2021

Thank you for playing and thank you for your review! See you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
First Time Playing

Worst customer service

I actually paid to play and didn’t go that’s how bad the customer services

Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great course

The course looks great, very well maintained, greens were very nice and a good challenge. The course is a bit shorter than most nine holes I’ve played, but a very nice hour and a half of playing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good Track

Played after the big rain, surprised it was open, believe they allowed some damage to occur??

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A good time on the Apple 9

Weather was perfect and the perfect place to bring my 11 year old son. This course is always in good condition. The flags were in the absolute hardest positions and the greens roll true a fast. 4th time playing there this year, they definitely deserve a good review

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/09/2020

Thank you so much for playing often this year and thank you for your review! Hope to see you again before the end of the season!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Irv

Covid had a lot to do with the starting situaltion.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Played one hole

We only played the first hole because there were two groups of clinic golfers in front of us that were getting lessons and hitting multiple balls each.
That said, any course description is skewed, because we didn't see anything except the first hole.
To be fair, I called the manager who subsequently refunded our money.
Just a wasted afternoon, which made me very unhappy.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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