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3.6
382 Reviews (382)
5 Stars
69
4 Stars
146
3 Stars
87
2 Stars
43
1 Stars
37
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.0
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.9
73.4%
Recommend this course
280 out of 382 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.5
29 Reviews (29)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.2
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
72.4%
Recommend this course
21 out of 29 reviews
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3.6
81 Reviews (81)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.1
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
72.8%
Recommend this course
59 out of 81 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 5810 yards
Slope 120
Rating 67.3
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Course Details

Year Built 1972
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included
Clubs No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Reviews

3.6
382 Reviews (382)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Dinner 11
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 15
Narrow Fairways 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Beginners 10
Seniors 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 15
In the 'Burbs 15

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Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Awesome course

This course was personally tough for me as a beginner . Beautiful course, friendly staff and had a great pace of play. I want to go back and get revenge on this course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/03/2022

Hi, u314163482149. Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you had enjoyed your time at Fern Hill Golf & Country Club, and pride ourselves on delivering the best experience possible.

We hope to see you again soon for that revenge!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great time

Love this course great pace, great golf and wonderful people

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/20/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Fern Hill Golf & 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 Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 10/10/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, dennyprentis5142. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Fern Hill Golf & Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Fall maintenance

Front 9 closed for greens maintenance Got to play back twice. Not too crowded.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/10/2022

Hi, TomBrown4902! 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 Fern Hill Golf & Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

good place to golf

Good place to go and golf. Sometimes a little slow but I'm there to enjoy golf and have a good time and good food after

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 10/03/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Fern Hill Golf & Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0

Anarchy rampant

There was a senior two some hopping around the whole course, would jump on the tee of your next hole while you were finishing on the green. They weren't even quick or polite, just entitled like clueless twats.

The ranger nowhere to be seen, just no etiquette or regard to other paying patrons. Disturbing experience. When you catch up to them and stare at them or hit close to them, they'd act like you're the problem. Wasn't even given a receipt so a ranger could even sort out this mindless hole-hopping, ended up skipping a hole to get past these lunatics, then they did it again to a group a couple holes ahead, held up the entire 9 because they're idiot joyriders.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/20/2022

u00000339146, we’re sorry to hear of your less-than-satisfactory experience 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 at (586) 286-4700 Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

It’ll do

This course plays okay. The front 9 is MUCH more taken care of than the back 9. It was almost like trying to stick the tee in a fossil with how hard some areas were. The back 9 feels like it was designed for putt putt with how close each hole is to each other. Theres no beverage or snack cart service. If you just want to let off some steam or hit some balls around with some buddies then this course will do.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/20/2022

Hi, Kurzy916! 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 Fern Hill Golf & Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Decent course but very rough in spots.

The main problem with the course is, because it is low and floods occasionally, many fairways and rough are essentially hard pan surfaces. Also, pace of play can be slow.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/20/2022

Hi, golfill,

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Your feedback helps us do better.

Thank you for visiting Fern Hill Golf & Country Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Won't play here again

Understood that it was a holiday so expected slow play especially with the rate.That said, not worth the money for numerous reasons. The course was in terrible shape. The rough wasn't even grass, was a mix of some clover type weed and dirt. I get that we haven't had rain but other city courses are in much better shape. The course is tight, but they could trim the trees so they aren't hanging over the fareway blocking ladies tee shots. Our golf cart needed service and was so jerky, like the gas wasn't getting to the engine. Half the ball washers were empty. And because the course is so tight, expect golf balls flying at you from all directions. Too many other good courses around to play so will scratch this off my list.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/10/2023

I use ball washer water fill as a barometer for how much a course actually considers the patrons. Its essentially free to fill them and just plain inconsiderate NOT to do so. I am shocked when a course fails to do even this.

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Commented on 09/07/2022

Hi, GlenC01. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Your feedback helps us do better. Thank you for visiting Fern Hill Golf & Country Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
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Commented on 09/06/2022

Hi. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1 star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single-star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thanks for choosing Fern Hill Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/06/2022

Thank you for reviewing us, u314160385892. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Fern Hill Golf & Country Club, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/12/2022

Hello, James173285. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Fern Hill Golf & Country Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Day

We had fun ! Got 18 in just before it rained. Great lunch after!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/22/2022

Hello, KBLPGAWB. Thank you for visiting us at Fern Hill Golf & Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/15/2022

Hello rickymb. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating! We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future to earn that last star and thanks for choosing Fern Hill Golf & Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/22/2022

Hi, u314162862197. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Fern Hill Golf & Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Course Conditions

Fernhill has improved every year. The greens are in a great condition. Good value for the money especially being in the city

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/16/2022

Hi, RdHRqo2WevoT7iwh287S. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Fern Hill Golf & Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Practice Practice Practice

Great course to get a quick practice round in and work out kinks in your game. Sometimes it is a little slow, but meets requirements in every other way.
The staff of the course & restaurant are all very pleasant and helpful!!!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/16/2022

Hello, KBLPGAWB. Thank you for visiting us at Fern Hill Golf & Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/04/2022

Hi, u871320956. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Fern Hill Golf & Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/04/2022

Hi, las20us. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Fern Hill Golf & Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Over booked

I understand places needing to make money but having to wait 15 minutes plus per hole just to tee off is just not acceptable. Played the first 9 holes in 2hrs reasonable. The last 9 holes which I only played 7 due to the wait times and that it took over 3 hours to 7 holes. Was waiting to tee off hole 10 for 15 mins and it stayed that way till hole 17 where I threw in the towel. The course was also hard as cement basically was hitting off dirt. Better off playing at maple lanes... yes.. Maple lanes is better then here will not be returning.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/02/2022

Thank you for taking the time to review and leave feedback on your recent round with us, u314160656777. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience you experienced. Your feedback is extremely important to us. It is always our utmost goal to provide our golfers with a fun and enjoyable time and apologize if we missed the mark. For further resolution in this matter, please feel free to reach out to our staff in the pro shop at (586) 286-4700. We hope to hear from you soon, and thanks for choosing Fern Hill Golf & Country Club!

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