View from green #1 at Tradition Golf Club At Wallingford
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4.1
346 Reviews (346)
5 Stars
117
4 Stars
177
3 Stars
34
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
91.6%
Recommend this course
315 out of 346 reviews
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4.1
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.0%
Recommend this course
53 out of 57 reviews
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4.1
83 Reviews (83)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
38
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.6%
Recommend this course
76 out of 83 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 70
Length 6120 yards
Slope 124
Rating 70.1

The Tradition Golf Club at Wallingford is one of the most affordable rounds in the area and it has received praise as one of the best golf courses in Connecticut. The par-70 layout is player friendly enough for beginners but low handicappers will also find it to be a fun round. The holes are fairly straightforward though there are some fairways that have very narrow landing areas that will test the accuracy of even the best golfers. Numerous bunkers are strategically placed along the undulating greens and water also comes into play on the occasional hole. The golf course starts out gently but becomes progressively more challenging on the back nine. The most memorable hole on the golf course, the par-3 12th, is a water hole that features an intimidating island green.

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Course Details

Year Built 1981
Golf Season Year round
Architect Alfred H. Tull Roger Rulewich (2000) Ted Manning (1981)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.1
346 Reviews (346)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 19
Patio Dining 16
Watching the Game 11
Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 27
Elevation Changes 24
Bunkers 23
This course/club is great for:
Locals 22
Advanced Golfers 20
Entertaining Clients 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
In the 'Burbs 17
Convenient to the City 15

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Reviews 18
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Great layout

Be careful of last 3 holes. Can easily ruin a good score. Overall great course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Overall great course

Course was a bit wet in some spots, but very challenging. A lot of blind shots and doglegs so you really need to be strategic with your shots. Greens are fast and undulating. Love the layout of the 18th. Staff was super friendly and efficient. Will definitely go back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

ct golfer

first time playing the tradition at wallingford. we will definitely return. first the good. the course is in great shape especially the fairways and traps. the greens ran true with "lots" of slope. the course is definitely not flat and offers varied lies. some great holes, some long par 4s some shorter pars4s, with some target holes thrown in. the "bad". this course is much harder then the 119 slope from the whites. it definitely needs to be rerated. also there are two holes which are poorly set up for the average golfer e.g. someone who hits a 220 yard drive. #9 415 yard par 4 with a 50 ft elevation gain just short of the green. impossible to reach in two for the average golfer. #14. is similar. the island green par 3 is a blast. i will definitely return to play with some gained local knowledge.
ps. far superior to the tradition at oak lane

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Traditional Gold

Nice course and friendly staff. Slow play on the day I was there’.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow round.

They don’t do a good job at managing the groups off the first tee !

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in great shape, not crowded, friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 44
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

due to heavy rain for the past week the course was wet. the greens were in excellent condition and putted true.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tradition Wallingford

Great midweek GN deal. Just have to take midweek vacation time to take advantage.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Despite ALL the rain the course was in great condition. The fairways and greens were dry (relatively) and the greens especially were fast.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The starter could have let us off earlier than our tee time..tee box was empty for awhile……we were waiting until the exact time..

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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