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3.6
383 Reviews (383)
5 Stars
116
4 Stars
161
3 Stars
57
2 Stars
24
1 Stars
25
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.2
68.1%
Recommend this course
299 out of 383 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.7
36 Reviews (36)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.1
69.4%
Recommend this course
25 out of 36 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.3
92 Reviews (92)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
14
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
3.9
58.7%
Recommend this course
54 out of 92 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7028 yards
Slope 142
Rating 74.6
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Big Run Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1930
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Harry B. Smead (1930) Dick Nugent (1986) Ken Killian (1982)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Dicover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.6
383 Reviews (383)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 34
Watching the Game 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 67
Undulating Greens 58
Plays Long 53
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 58
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 35
Locals 26
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 61
Worth the Drive 39
Convenient to the City 7

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Played On
Reviews 48
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
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 Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Great course

Great course, difficult for high handicapper, very challenging but had a blast.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Big Run

Great course with friendly staff. I have fun every time I go there

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Layout But...

I’ve played Big Run 5-6 times and have always enjoyed it. It seems it’s become more neglected and worn down. The staff member behind the counter and a maintenance staffer are rude and makes you feel like you’re an inconvenience to their day. I love what this course could be however no way I can recommend Big Run to anyone.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful November day, just wish a little more care taking care of leaves on ground.
Great course, and tees/greens/fairways were in above average condition.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Late Season Conditions

Course was in good condition for fall golf. Round was about 4:15 with no waiting on any shots. Course is a bit longer than most for the mid tees (was 6,600 vs norm of 6,200). Layout was nice with elevation changes and a few elevated tee boxes. Never felt like I played two boring, straight holes in a row.

Conditions Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day

Course was in Great shape for early November. Always a fun course to play. Quirky long and challenging! Pace of play was great. Rangers were out. Our cart ran out of gas and they were quick to come out with another was only blemish. Always a fun day at big run!

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

Moves to the Top of My Favorites List

Golfed this course for the third time today. Admittedly, this has an “older” course look, but at an almost 7200 yard par 72 (championship - orange tees).. this course has quickly moved to the top of my favorites list.

Challenging greens with two 600+ yard par 5 holes. Absolutely enjoy the slopes from the tee box, through the fairways, to the greens.

No better way to finish your round than a slight dog leg right, leading to a hazard and then straight up to the green. For intermediates, you’ll be challenged to dot the green in three.

I only wish I had discovered this course much earlier in the season!!

If you haven't shot a round at Big Run, do so... you’re in for a rewarding challenge. Oh, and don’t forget to try one of the homemade chocolate chip cookies as you transition to the back 9.

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 Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dry Bad fairways good hard greens!

Fairways were horrible. So dry and like a rock. Greens were super soft and slow idk how that can happen on a course. Id rather hit out of the rough.....which you really cant with all the trees

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Mommy & Daddy w 2yr old

Slowest play ever !!!!
Who lets mommy and daddy take two years old on course . When mommy isn’t picking flowers they are chasing him . I know public course but do yourself a favor and skip this one !!!!!
Ughhhhhhhh

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very slow pace and fairway r halfway decent

I only saw ranger once n fairways needs to take care

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

Don't play this course if you care about a good golf experience

Bad conditions. Bad play. Bad employees/customer service. If none of that matters, play here!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Memories!

I used to play this course a lot when I was in my early twenties (Over 50 years ago), Back then we used to walk the course and since it was an all day fee, we would play thirty six holes. When we hit the eighteenth hole of the second round and had to walk up "Cardiac Hill) a second time we holed the last putt and headed to the lunchroom for some great food. Today I took my son to play for his birthday (43), thinking that I can still beat him, but lost to him by 3 strokes. I had the only birdie (17) though. The course played tough as the fairways were fairly dry and you got a fair amount of tight lies. Some of the pins were placed in very precarious positions which made for some interesting chips, pitches and putts. The weather today was absolutely perfect and really enjoyed the day!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow or no pace

The pace is slow because of players searching for their ball. The terrain is challenging however many tee shots are blind shots over or down hill. It’s is too punitive for both good players and hackers should be banned. It’s really hard to create any tempo / pace . I’ve played it twice this summer and pretty sure I won’t be back. The leaves have begun to fall, forget it

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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