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4.4
92 Reviews (92)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.2
95.8%
Recommend this course
87 out of 92 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
94.4%
Recommend this course
17 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6131 yards
Slope 133
Rating 70.3
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Gardner Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Massachusetts (2018 #19)

Reviews

4.4
92 Reviews (92)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Shoot low

I only played the front from the tips, if you keep it in play you can score low. Nice fairways with forgiving first cut.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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 Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 216
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 25 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Good course

Short course, in good shape. Some of the holes are on top of each other, they tried to stuff holes in a small space.. Lots of geese poop to watch out for, some holes have drastic turns (lack of space) , blind shots and severe valleys. A good challenge.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Decent Conditions

They do a nice job taking care of the place. Not overly long, except for two 200+ par 3s, and pretty wide open. My only complaint is a lot of the cart paths need some serious maintenance. I will be back next year for the annual trek to Gardner.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 71
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Never Disappointed

You can always depend on Gardner Golf Course to be in good condition. This course gets a lot of play and it's a municipal course but they really take care of it and the greens are always great. Each 9 is a little different. Front is flatter and a bit more open and the back is older and carved out of the woods. Regardless, it's a good layout and very fair.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Gardner Municipal

For a muni, course is in great shape. It’s a friendly easy to play course. We’ll worth the trip.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 116
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course was in good condition and challenging.
Definitely need to play the course a couple of times to learn the layout

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 30
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Layout

Really enjoyed the course !!! The layout is very fair. Conditions were nice, pace was excellent. Will return soon !!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Surprisingly nice hidden gem of a course.

I’ve played this course 3 or 4 times now & ive really gotten you appreciate it.
Staff is friendly, fairways are well maintained, great layout all the way through. You won’t be disappointed with this course no matter what your skill level is.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Excellent conditions

Great course, wide open and we'll maintained! Excellent value for the money! Will play here again!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Friendly

The pro here is a great guy. Always treats great and we appreciate it very much. Pace of play is always good and the players we have been paired with are always very nice. Highly recommend Gardner Golf!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 71
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Muni

Gardner does a great job for a course that gets a lot of play. Greens are always quick and very nice. Fall weather but course was as "clean" as you'll find anywhere. All the challenge you want here.

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