Oneka Ridge Golf Course
|Red (W)||72||5166 yards||69.6||117|
|Blue M: 70.8/132||486||372||391||250||485||430||323||350||140||3227||313||177||400||508||323||198||346||343||560||3168||6395|
|White M: 69.3/124 W: 74.8/130||466||362||380||228||472||420||277||328||133||3066||305||164||390||492||305||168||336||300||505||2965||6031|
|Gold M: 67.0/121 W: 72.0/124||450||344||350||196||444||382||268||313||122||2869||256||132||313||457||290||144||313||268||490||2663||5532|
|Red M: 64.6/116 W: 69.1/118||438||320||323||168||386||368||240||282||117||2642||235||109||293||422||260||110||290||210||455||2384||5026|
Fun course but pretty short
I had a good time at this course but it was just too short for my liking. 4 different tees - red to blue. 6395 from the blues, that is a fair number especially for blue tees but I personally enjoy a little more yardage. Conditions were great and the greens were very nice. Some fun par 3s and short 5s. Driving range was average, we were on grass though which was nice. Only issue is you are in prime pull territory at their range. 3 golf balls came flying through the trees behind us while we were there, with them landing within 10 feet of people. This is clearly people who are errant off the tee but I do like being at driving ranges where I don't have to worry about somebody hooking one and hitting me while I range. Clubhouse was also average, nice from the outside but pretty bland on the inside. Small pro shop, small bar, outdoor seating. Its fine but nothing special. Bunkers were dirty but it did rain so I don't want to knock them too much. Its a fun course but I will be choosing others in the future.
Moderately Easy, Wide Open Cours
I had last played Oneka Ridge Golf Course about fifteen years ago, when it was still fairly new. At that time, I thought it was a fairly ordinary, relatively easy course that needed some time to mature. The course is still in the process of maturing, is still relatively easy, but doesn't seem quite as ordinary. The course has a good mix of right and left dogleg holes, long straight holes, a few short holes, some long straight holes, and a totally unreasonable 250 yard (from the back tees) par 3. The front nine is mostly flat former farmland, but there is some rolling terrain with some elevation changes on the back nine. The fairways are generously wide and the rough is kept low enough that you shouldn't lose any balls when you stray from the fairway. The greens are nice sized, smooth, and moderately fast. Tree cover is very sparse for the most part, and consist primarily of evergreens. Fifteen years ago it was possible to cut across the dogleg of several holes into an adjoining fairway because the pine trees were only about ten feet tall. That is not the case anymore, so you'll have to play the holes as designed. Probably the most memorable hole on the course is the par 4 323 yard (from the back tees) 14th. The tee shot is straight and plays slightly downhill with OB left, trees on the right and a water hazard running across the fairway about 240 yards out. Stay short of the water and hit a wedge to an elevated green that slopes from right to left toward another hazard. With four sets of tees ranging from 6,395 to 5,026 and slopes in the 120's the course may feel too short and easy for single digit handicappers. For the rest of us, including women, seniors, and beginners, the course may be just right, especially since the likelihood of losing many balls on this course is very low.
This is a great course for women. It's slightly challenging but not too difficult; a few dog legs, a few bunkers, some water, etc. Very well maintained.