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3.5
282 Reviews (282)
5 Stars
60
4 Stars
100
3 Stars
70
2 Stars
37
1 Stars
15
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.5
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.5
72.2%
Recommend this course
200 out of 282 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.6
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
81.4%
Recommend this course
35 out of 43 reviews
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3.6
90 Reviews (90)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
28
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.5
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
74.4%
Recommend this course
67 out of 90 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6820 yards
Slope 128
Rating 71.7
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Stow Acres Country Club - South Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1921
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Geoffrey Cornish (1964)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.5
282 Reviews (282)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 8

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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Beautiful course with great variety in the holes.

The only thing that caught us as first-timers was not knowing the layout, and so not knowing exactly where to aim to avoid water hazards. Laid up too soon more than once! Although this is a comment on players more than maintenance, there were a lot of unrepaired ball marks on the greens. We liked that no two holes were much alike, and the views were lovely!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Monday morning

Overall a good place to play. I don’t think it’s quite worth the $70 but by no means is it a bad course. Needs a little love in terms of mowing the rough and tee boxes. Needs better signage on the course. Not bad overall

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/27/2021

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Stow North at Stow Acres Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 47
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor conditions

Greens were not kept up and the overall course conditions were poor.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/20/2021

Hi,

We’re sorry to hear of your less-than-satisfactory experience with Stow North at Stow Acres Country Club and hope you will accept our sincerest apologies.

We value our customers' opinions and would like to make things right and determine how we can provide a solution that makes you smile.

Please contact us directly at the pro shop. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

Sincerely,
Stow North at Stow Acres Country Club

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Needs Investment

Greens were incredibly slow and appear to not have been groomed for quite awhile. Rough was excessively long as desperately needs to be cut. Poor value for fee. Used to be one of best courses in area but apparently ownership will not put $ into it to make it good again.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/20/2021

Hi, Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Stow North at Stow Acres Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

golf 4 all

Staff was excellent fairways and roughs could use some grass cutting and greens are slow. But overall the value was excellent and play was under 4: and 1/2 hours

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

North course

Rough was deep but manageable, greens are a little soft on approach so landing in high and hard you can expect it to grab. Overall great course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
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
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not worth the money

Every tee box was terrible. Greens were in good shape. Fringe was really uneven. Very buggy first five holes.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 06/22/2021

Thank you for leaving us a review. We are sorry to hear your experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you will give us another try in the future. Thank you for choosing Stow North at Stow Acres Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Not what it used to be

This course used to be a golf cathedral,,,now it is an under maintained facility. While the fairways and greens are still quite good, the tee boxes, sand traps, and rough/woods are a disaster. Where once an off line tee ball would trickle between trees and be easily found on a cleared out forest floor, now one finds waist high vegetation, including poison ivy and trees the were fallen years ages ago. Even worse, recently removed trees have been replaced by rock strewn, unmaintained, impenetrable areas. Other courses hire a couple of kids with weed whackers to clear out these areas, and make for a far more enjoyable golfing day.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/28/2021

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

High class course - 3 1/2 hours for 18

Played the south course. Was in great condition. Fairways 95% solid - greens 100%.

First group off the tee, four of us and done in 3:34mins.

Perfect early hit off and home for family duties.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

In good shape

The course played well today and was kept up nicely. Mid-week pace of play is outstanding. Staff were friendly and attentive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Not worth the money, poor condition

First off the price is pretty high, especially when you have to pay for a cart even if you are walking. Having played this course in the past I remember it being a challenging course, but the conditions today were pretty poor. Didn't look like it had been cut in a few days, with no definition from fairway to rough and the greens were clearly not cut and rolled so they were pretty slow and bumpy (lots of unrepaired ballmarks too). Fairways (wide bladed rye apparently, not nice golf course grasses) were spotty with many areas very rough to the point you needed to play preferred lies if you wanted any grass under your ball in many cases. And the tee boxes were very poor. Also the trees lining the course haven't been pruned apparently so they blocked many of your shots making an already tight course ridiculous. I was very unimpressed and to make matters worse the trash cans were pretty much all overflowing. Doesn't really look like they do a great job with maintaining the course. I was pretty disappointed especially after hearing the new owners were going to upgrade the course after some down years, but apparently that's not the case and they are just collecting high greens fees instead. Spend your money and time on a nicer course.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/15/2021

Hi, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing to recover the fairways and greens. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Stow North at Stow Acres Country Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Disappointed

Greens were the best part of the course. Very good condition and consistent. Fairways need a lot of work. We Completed our round about 4:45 which was a decent pace for a Sunday. Very disappointed to see all of the trash barrels on the tees overflowing with rubbish with some trash on the ground. You would think they would have a maintenance crew to keep the place tidy and inviting. OK with the Hot Deal price from Golf Now but would not have been pleased if I had paid more. I played the South Course about 6 years ago, and my recollection was sufficiently positive to want to return to try the North Course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/08/2021

Hi, Let us first say that we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We work hard to create a seamless experience with so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course. Your comments are presented in a way we can incorporate them into actual change. We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game. Thank you for visiting and playing at Stow North at Stow Acres Country Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

4th Person Rude

The course and experience was overall pretty decent but the person paired with our threesome was rude and ignorant. He made racially incentive comments and make the whole group uncomfortable. We had him ply through ahead of us and from there ok we enjoyed our experience but it was certainly a rough start.

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