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3.4
186 Reviews (186)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
79
3 Stars
40
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.7
Layout
3.4
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.0
65.9%
Recommend this course
155 out of 186 reviews
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3.2
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.5
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.2
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
3.7
66.7%
Recommend this course
4 out of 6 reviews
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3.1
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
4
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.3
Layout
3.1
Pace
3.1
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
3.6
53.8%
Recommend this course
7 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6473 yards
Slope 124
Rating 71.0
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Fairchild Wheeler Golf- Red Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1934
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Rye Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Doug Smith

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $10
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Jeans of any style (shorts or long pants), short shorts or mini-skirts, cut offs, tank tops, dew rags, bathing suits or mens and boys shirts without a collar are NOT permitted.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.4
186 Reviews (186)
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Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing

Cancelled tee time

Course had frost delay, no notification if this online or by phone. Tee time was not cancelled and i was still charged.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful day at the Wheel

Very friendly staff, course in great shape after all the rain we’ve had.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun and challenging

Haven’t played as much this year but it’s always a pleasure to play Fairchild

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Same Wheel

Been playing here my entire life and dont think the courses have been in better shape. Only issue is pace of play as always. Not enough course awareness and lack of rangers make it tough but the group in front wouldnt tee off on any of the par 4s until the group in front reached the green.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not good after rain

The red course has poor drainage and there were entire wet poles and puddles on many of the fairways. Many of the traps also had major rivets from running water indicating some of the drainage greens was going into the sand traps.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The fairways and greens are in verry condition. Unfortunately the course does not have a warning horn for lightning.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tee boxes

Every single tee box is in terrible condition-need to bring a hammer to get tees in the ground

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good local course

Great value for the price paid. All around in good condition.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 53
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course friendly staff.

Had a great time at this course. Friendly staff and good conditions for October. Above average greens and fairways.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rude players

Rude players…
I was simply asked by the starter to wait across the street on the first tee while the people on the Teebox finished teeing off. The next thing I know there’s a foursome directly behind me on the first Teebox when it was my turn. When I asked why they didn’t wait across the street as the rules are stated by the pro. I was accosted by one of the golfers very rudely.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing

WARNING: Don't Have Your Event Here!

A couple years ago I was at an event at this course and a rotting tree fell on our golf cart. It split all of my clubs in half and knocked me down. Instead of just replacing my clubs, they actually hired an attorney to fight the claim. It would have been more to hire an attorney and sue them then it would have been to replace the clubs so I had to drop the case. I have all the pictures. Just be careful. Pretty awful that they wouldn’t even replace the clubs. It’s not like I was suing them for physical damages. Awful people.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course condition

Course was in great shape, fairway and greens well maintained, recommend Fairchild to anyone looking for a great day on the golf course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Unimpressed

Holes 1, 9, 10 and 18 are extremely hilly and difficult.
The rest just seem very flat and long.
I won't be coming back.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

First Time on the Red

First time at Fairchild & the Red. What a surprise,,,this course was totally different than we imaged one in Fairfield County. We had a great day & a great time, but this was a very hard course...lots of 400 yard par 4's and lots of huge ravines (can't think of any other way to describe the 1st, 9th, 10th & 18th holes). We really enjoyed playing there and the course was in great shape considering the drought. Definitely going back to try the Black course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 30
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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