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4.3
371 Reviews (371)
5 Stars
152
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
96.0%
Recommend this course
353 out of 371 reviews
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4.2
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
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2 Stars
2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.0%
Recommend this course
18 out of 20 reviews
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4.3
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
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2 Stars
2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.0%
Recommend this course
48 out of 50 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7182 yards
Slope 131
Rating 74.0
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Mercer Oaks East Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 2003
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dan Schlegel (2003) Brian Ault (2003) Brian Ault (2015)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Mercer County Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Showers, Locker Rooms

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
371 Reviews (371)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 32
Thick Rough 20
Undulating Greens 20
This course/club is great for:
Locals 24
Advanced Golfers 20
Walkers 18
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 28
In the 'Burbs 20
Convenient to the City 8

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Poor customer service

I’ve played Mercer Oaks courses several times, and have generally enjoyed playing there. The course conditions need improvement, there is grass growing in the bunkers and the tee boxes need a lot of attention. We started our round after 2 pm, so we knew it was going to be close getting all 18 holes in. When we checked in, and spoke with the Starter, no one said the carts had to be returned at a specific time. At the turn the starter pops up and says carts have to be in by 6:10 pm. The pace of play was okay on the front 9, but really slowed down on the back nine. While on the 17th tee, waiting again for the group in front of us, a staff member drove by to remind us about the carts. He specifically told us we’d be the last group allowed to finish. We got to the 18th tee, and had to wait again, we hit our drives when a different staff member said we had to take the carts in immediately. We tried to explain that we were told we could finish, but he didn’t want to hear anything. His tone was rude and condescending with zero hint of empathy or customer service. We picked up our tee shots and left, and I doubt we’ll be back.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Nice and hilly need some spot a pots

Beautiful wide open course lots of sand. Big downside was not even a spot a pot to be found for many holes. As a female player I can’t just get lost in the woods.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 248
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

What happened to the East course???

Have played at Mercer Oaks dozens of times over the years and have always enjoyed it. Was last there 2 months ago (end of June). It’s almost inconceivable how the conditions of a course could go downhill so quickly in such a short period of time! It’s almost as if no maintenance has been done at all, other than mowing. The tees are a mess, the traps are a mess (totally unraked with all sorts of weeds in most), the rough is just a blanket of crabgrass and the greens are a joke (hadn’t been mowed for days and the aprons are either nothing but dirt or have been allowed to grow in with crabgrass). It’s almost criminal how they have let this course deteriorate — and my biggest fear is that they’ve lost it to the point that they might not get it back to where it once was. It’s that bad, folks. Yes, they’ve recently aerated the greens and tees - I’m not talking about that. The lack of maintenance is just so obvious, you have to wonder if anyone is minding the store. I don’t know what’s going on over there, but golfers should be advised that this is not the same course you’ve come to know and appreciate. This was my 66th round this year, played over more than 30 courses, and this was BY FAR the worst conditioned course I have played. Golfer beware. P.S. They also have no water coolers out on the course - make sure you bring your own!

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 40
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 35
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 Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

8/5/21

Second group off in the morning. Always friendly and cheerful in the pro shop. The greens keeping staff were busy and cordial. Just a pleasant experience overall, thank you for delivering great conditions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging but user friendly

A couple of the best county courses I’ve played. I travel 48 miles one way once a month to pay these courses.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Mercer Oak East

Course in great condition, friendly staff, and beautiful weather you can’t ask for much more.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

2 great courses

Always fun and challenging. Enjoy the East course. Has some length and holes where you have to hit controlled drive. As it seems with all courses these days, ball marks all over the greens, but that’s just inconsiderate people.
How about learning some golf etiquette, people!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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