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3.4
60 Reviews (60)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
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3 Stars
19
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.4
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.2
66.2%
Recommend this course
39 out of 60 reviews
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3.5
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
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2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.0
66.7%
Recommend this course
16 out of 24 reviews
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3.5
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.0
66.7%
Recommend this course
16 out of 24 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6612 yards
Slope 127
Rating 71.5
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Hopewell Valley Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1927
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Tom Winton

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 Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.4
60 Reviews (60)
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Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

This is a gem with a beautiful but sometimes challenging layout - was in great shape as well

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Promising

Greens were slow and bumpy and rough was a little high.

There was no second cut along the fairways or around the greens.

Pretty course - with possibilities.

Tee boxes need work - difference between blue and gold (senior) were often way to close together.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/14/2022

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 Hopewell Valley Golf & Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Get the greens cut and rolling.

Could be a gem if the greens were even average.
So far, they aren’t.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 06/14/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting Hopewell Valley Golf & Country Club, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A work in process

Interesting layout. Conditions mediocre currently, but they are putting money into the course. Hopefully Mercer County will bring conditions up to their other courses.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 06/14/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting Hopewell Valley Golf & Country Club, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Unnecessarily difficult to play

Many issues:
1) The hard-core sales pitch to buy a membership before playing the course for the 1st time
2) Cart path only on a 95 degree bone-dry day. Absolutely no reason for cart path only.
3) Extremely high and unplayable rough
4) Greens very slow; like putting through fog. Incredibly slow

The course could be very nice but the operators chose to make it almost unplayable. Not a fun day.
Don't waste your money. Play anywhere else

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/14/2022

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

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Cut the rough

Cut the rough and the tees- it’s like hitting tee shots out of the rough.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/14/2022

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 Hopewell Valley Golf & Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 115
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing

More than I thought it would be

Never played this course before I really didn’t know about it I guess Mercer county took it over and it is a great course really enjoyed it, and the people working there were so nice especially Keith I believe was the starter and also Spring the lady inside was outstanding friendly ,nice so professional ,play this course you’ll enjoy it r.Greens pretty good coming back from aeration fairways in very good shape Teebox is pretty good and they cut the rrough so you can find your ball if you hit it into it very good

Conditions Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 72
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course needs to be cut, greens, fairways and "US Open " rough !!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/27/2022

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 Hopewell Valley Golf & Country Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Mow the grass, Please!!

Course is undergoing a lot of work which is understandable - only a minor inconvenience. The fairways were perfect and greens are in good shape. The BIG problem with this course is that as soon as you are off a fairway or a green the grass is absurdly high. If your ball goes just a few feet off the fairway, its probably lost. You will however find a lot of other balls in the rough from previous golfers who obviously gave up trying to find them. High grass around greens makes chipping very difficult.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/27/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting Hopewell Valley Golf & Country Club, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/14/2022

Thank you for reviewing us! 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 Hopewell Valley Golf & Country Club, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A Tale of Nuances

Rough was rather longer and thicker than anticipated. Greens were also a bit lackluster. Course design spectacular however. Very good value!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/14/2022

Hello! We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Hopewell Valley 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 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Poorly maintained

The course is undergoing much refurbishment so there was a lot of torn up earth all around. The cart paths are far from the fairways and greens so if it’s cart path only be prepared to do a lot of walking. On the day we played the roughs around the green were super high and very difficult to chip from. Even the second cut along the fairways were so high that it was difficult to find your ball. Don’t know if this is normal or due to the wet conditions.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/12/2022

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 Hopewell Valley Golf & Country Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course/Great people

Starter was very accommodating! Pro shop guy friendly too. Beautifully manicured course with some undergoing improvements. 9.5 out of 10!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Inconsiderate

Booked a 3:50 hot deal. Arrived on the first tee to discover a kids league ahead of us whom required 30 mins per hole and we’re playing 9 holes. I left before reaching the first green and there were groups lining up to tee off behind us as well. I love kids but there should not be groups going off behind them on a weekend

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

High Quality Golf course

It was very good with my two sons. They want come back to play next time. Absolutely it was high quality golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 51
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Nice addition to Mercer County Golf

Hopewell Valley is a former private country club with a very nice classic style track that has the potential to be a real gem for public players now that Mercer county golf has taken over. The club has swimming, golf,tennis, pickleball, ect. Nice old style farmhouse clubhouse and dining. The county has started to bring this course back up to standards but annoyingly don't have the staff and the rough is us open deep, you actually cannot find your ball 3 feet off the fairway. Greens were slow and bumpy as where fairways but they did have plenty of grass. As for pace of play, it was Saturday and they packed them on, 10 minute waits on tee box almost every hole. A little better course conditions and weekday play volume and this course moves up 1 or 2 stars. Here's hoping the county gets it right.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Decent course but wouldn’t play after work

Tee’d off after work and was told to have the cart in by 8:00. This was understood to have it in before 8, however the ranger and other workers all drove out in the middle of us playing at 7:20, 7:30, and 7:40 and interrupted the entire last hour. Other than that the course was a work in progress and great value, however if you plan to play until sunset would highly recommend walking and not using a cart at all.

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