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3.2
243 Reviews (243)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
76
3 Stars
72
2 Stars
32
1 Stars
43
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.0
Layout
3.5
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
3.5
Amenities
2.4
56.5%
Recommend this course
145 out of 243 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.2
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.7
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
3.8
53.3%
Recommend this course
8 out of 15 reviews
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3.3
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.0
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.4
Amenities
1.9
StaffFriendliness
3.9
50.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 71
Length 6949 yards
Slope 127
Rating 72.7

Formerly known as Emerson Golf Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1963
Fairways Rye, Blue, Kentucky Blue & Bent
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/30
Architect Alec Ternyei

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $9 - $15
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

3.2
243 Reviews (243)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
Course Challenges Include:
Plays Long 24
Bunkers 10
Narrow Fairways 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 28
Walkers 16
Beginners 6
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 21
Convenient to the City 19
Worth the Drive 6

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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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The course in Bergen county if you’re looking for a longer track

This is the third time I’ve played soldier Hill, and I really enjoy this course. It’s longer than most courses in the area, certainly the longest in Bergen County, and it presents good challenges to mid handicap golfers and up.

The pace of play depends on when you play… A lot of players prefer to walk so that is going to slow things down on a weekend… But tough to argue with the exercise!

The staff is top notch, and they do a good job of moving things along as best I can… I definitely recommend it…

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented On 08/19/2019

Hi David, we are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your recent round with us! We greatly appreciate the 5-star rating and review and look forward to having you back again soon for another amazing round with us!

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented On 08/06/2019

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

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

No food concession!

There is no food at this course yet, so make sure to bring your own before you get there.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Drastic Improvements since the county took over

I had long been a vocal critic of this course's horrible conditions before the county took it over when it was Emerson. Year 2 of being a county course and they have done a great job so far. Most fairways and roughs have grown in, the greens have always been really terrific and true, and there's actually grass in the teeboxes now!

Kudos to the county and keep up the good work.

Still impossible to get a teetime at any county course in the AM on weekends because of their archaic tee time system but it is what it is.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 06/10/2019

Hello, Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not Bad, but not worth $75.00

Booked at very last minute to play early in AM on Memorial Day. The staff was friendly, the course was actually in decent shape. Looks like county is going to sink some money into the place. Not worth $50.00 Green fee plus $25.00 for cart

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 05/30/2019

Hello! We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back!

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3.0
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Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 05/20/2019

Hello, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented On 04/16/2019

Hi Clarence, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 3 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Soldier Hill Golf Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented On 04/11/2019

Hello. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 08/06/2019

Hello, Matthew. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 08/06/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review the course. Please tell us more. The way you have provided your feedback does not offer us any room to grow or change. We encourage you to update your review to fit a more constructive form so we can use your experience to make changes. Thanks for playing Soldier Hill Golf Course.

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Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented On 07/15/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Soldier Hill Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Very pleased!!!

I read about Soldier Hills preview on Golf Now and was looking forward to playing the course. It took a year for me to be able to get a tee time and was amazed what I experienced. Happy to play on NYC public courses, my first experience in Bergen County, Soldier Hills GC will be first on my list always. Thanks to Vince from the Club house who made the day even better!!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
1.0
Previously Played

Could not play bc of conditions and they never sent an email to advise

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 04/15/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review our course, Soldier Hill Golf Club. We are sorry to see that you may have had a poor customer experience with us and that the course may not have been in the best shape when you played. Any additional feedback is greatly appreciated so that we can improve your experience with us in the future. Thank you for choosing to golf with us and we hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The course was disappointing

They have drainage problem, was cart path only. A number of fairways had very little grass on them. They let out single golfer in the middle of 4-somes, pace of play was slow and single golfer ended up joining the group in front of us. The ranger told us to play slower. However the greens were pretty nice. For the money, you could find a better course

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bergen County ruined a nice course

I’ve played Emerson GC for almost 20 years and it was always a good course. Since being taken over byBergen County, it has been ruined. Most of the tee boxes were dead crabgrass with dirt. Most of the fairways had large areas of barren dirt. The only good thing was that the greens were in good condition.

Bergen County should lean from other counties on how to maintain golf courses.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

SAVE YOUR MONEY

This course used to be a gem and was a perfect course to calibrate driver because it is long and straight. But I was terribly disappointed today. The course conditions are deplorable. It's been getting worse since the county took over. No grass and cracks in fairways and grass in tee box is taller than tees.
There is no visual difference between fairway and rough. Overall, this course is in need of major repairs. Stay away and save your money.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Wet weather

Straight Long County

This is a great course when it is dry and in good condition. unfortunately, the last time we played it (after the name and ownership changed to Soldier Hill and Bergen County) it was in the middle of a bunch of rain and the course was sloppy wet. Hard to blame the county. Just know that if you are headed here after a number of rainy days this course does not drain quickly. Course plays and feels long. some really fun and interesting holes. this is a great value course when dry.

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