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3.7
220 Reviews (220)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
100
3 Stars
50
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
20
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
80.5%
Recommend this course
176 out of 220 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.5
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
82.4%
Recommend this course
14 out of 17 reviews
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3.8
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.4%
Recommend this course
42 out of 51 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 70
Length 6190 yards
Slope 124
Rating 68.8
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Ed Oliver Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1901
Golf Season Year round
Architect Wilfrid Reid Alfred H. Tull (1961) Ed Ault (1971)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.7
220 Reviews (220)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 9
Beginners 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 9

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Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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1.0
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Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Priced Right $$

Pace of play was slow today , Aeration on the greens , but putt able. Challenging greens. Some Fairways maintenance. Overall priced Right. Not Bad

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Challenging course in good shape, good pace of play, very friendly staff

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

I play here often,.. honest review

U1704689 is not entirely wrong., but not entirely right,. The corse needs work. The bunkers are never raked I should know I play here weekly. The trash cans are old and rusty, the carts could be in better shape, but people abuse them. However, they are putting money into the corse putting cart paths throughout at the moment, mens bathroom was just renovated , they just put a new deck on the club house. SUNDAYS!! Are a s&$! show at this corse, as they are at most corses, pace of play is slower than a snail and it’s very crowded, that is why I don’t play on Sunday. It’s an average corse with average amenities, but it’s my home track and the greens are awesome and always roll true. The rough is well…it’s rough, fairways are ok lots of down lies the whole corse needs reseed. Does the track need work yes, but I can tell you as a golfer of many trips to this corse over years they are doing work to improve it.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
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Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Over booked and over priced

We played, or better yet, tried to play a round today. We were so underwhelmed and frustrated that we drove off of the course after only 14 holes, the pace of play was so slow that it took 4.5 hours to play the 14 holes, there were no rangers on the course to speed up play, the conditions of the course were lacking to say the least, the sand traps were like concrete,
I understand that it is early in the season, but, when you are charged a full prime season rate, you expect the course to be in better shape, as for the pace of play, waiting 15 to 20 minutes at a tee box is unacceptable at any time of the year.
We will have to be extremely desperate to play here again and I don't see that happening at any time this golf season.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

They didn't get a receipt of my online payment from gol now

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good value and a great staff

A well- maintained course and reasonably price. Staff is always friendly

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 41
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

It's Coming...

They are doing a lot of on the course. Not that bad of shape. You really can't be critical because we're just getting into the growing season. Their greens were way better than Delcastles.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

November golf

Course was in good shape. Starter was extremely friendly at the beginning of my round and the end of my round when I passed him on my way to vehicle.

Pace of play was slow, but it still beats doing yard work!! Will be back again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Enjoyable round

I’ve been playing here for a while and again the course did not disappoint. For being the middle of Fall, the course was in pretty good shape. The fairways and rough were pretty lush and the greens rolled fast(they seem to be the best part of the course). My only issues were a few of the tee boxes, especially the par 3’s. They need to either be re-sodded or need a good amount of dirt and grass seed. Aside from that, this is an enjoyable course to play. It is fairly open but does offer some challenging holes that make you hit golf shots. I’m looking forward to playing here again. Especially when the range is open.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 64
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Sunday at Ed Oliver

Always a great price for a day here. I’m glad to see a net wall up along 16. A couple of the tee boxes were moved forward which was nice. Some tree trimming could help speed up play for people (like me) that don’t hit the middle of the fairways.
As always, the restaurant was a nice convenience after the round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A terrific course

It was my first time on the Ed Oliver Golf Club course in Wilmington, DE. The course was in very good condition. Some greens were a little pockmarked, but nothing too serious. I rode in a cart, which worked fine, as expected. I found the course challenging, starting right off with several water hazards, requiring a good carry with the driver. I would play this course again, with great pleasure.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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