Meadowbrook at Clayton

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4.2
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4.5
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6663
Slope 133
Rating 72.9
Type Public
Opened in 1924, Meadowbrook at Clayton (previously known as Meadowbrook Country Club) in Clayton is one of the oldest golf courses in the area. The course has a traditional layout that has remained popular amongst locals throughout the years. Like most courses built during that time, it is on the shorter side at 6,663 yards, but it has an adequate amount of challenges nonetheless. The layout features rolling, tree-lined fairways and menacing greens framed by treacherous bunkers. Alex "Nipper" Campbell, the course's designer who is no stranger to Dayton area golf, designed the course with playability in mind. It is a fair test but it is also player friendly enough to accommodate a wide range of skill levels. In addition to the golf course, Meadowbrook at Clayton also offers golfers well maintained practice putting greens and a driving range.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6663 yards 72.9 133
White 72 6402 yards 71.7 131
Grey 72 5586 yards 67.3 121
Red (W) 72 5376 yards 72.0 129
Scorecard for Meadowbrook at Clayton
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 72.9/133 330 570 158 420 400 382 578 190 342 3370 390 212 515 402 194 360 381 475 364 3293 6663
White M: 71.7/131 W: 78.1/140 305 526 158 411 384 370 570 182 330 3236 380 204 470 391 185 346 373 469 348 3166 6402
Gray M: 67.3/121 300 505 124 344 340 353 478 134 265 2843 339 163 418 326 172 313 300 428 284 2743 5586
Red W: 72.0/129 299 454 122 404 319 358 471 130 324 2881 339 158 415 320 168 310 299 420 274 2703 5584
Handicap 17 3 11 1 9 7 5 15 13 10 14 4 2 18 16 8 6 12
Par 4 5 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 5 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1924
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 2/01 Closed: 12/31
Architect Alex Nipper Campbell (1924)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

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Reviews

4.2
39

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 10
Narrow Fairways 9
Undulating Greens 9
This course/club is great for:
Locals 9
Advanced Golfers 8
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 10
Worth the Drive 8
Near the Airport 7
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

17 great holes the you play 18

Another country club turned public. Just trying to hang on.

Rang is always closed the course condition is above average for a public track. lay out is great with a disappointing horrible 18 the hole.

Club house aminities are minum at best.

Over all ok but nothing special.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Nice

Great place to play with friends. you should all go!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

nice for the value

played in Oct. so it had been aerated but greens were in good shape. all fairways are fairly straightt but lots of trees. a good challenge for most all levels.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice layout

Good course. Have to hit fairly straight. Greens were in good shape. Good pulled pork sandwich with excellent mac and cheese

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

Nice course

I enjoyed the layout very much not totally wide open but enough room for average errors

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Hit more trees than greens!

For some reason i could not avoid trees this round. Maybe it was tight fairways or just me. Nice course, used to be private, now city owned. greens were just aerated so made putting challenge. Overall very nice course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Excellent time at Meadowbrook Country Club

I had a great time enjoying the Meadowbrook Country Club. Excellent course, very nicely laid out, very well kept lawn, greens and fairways. Very classy country club house

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great public course!!!!

It's very easy to see that this was once a private course. It is very well maintained. The course is challenging, well worth the price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

So glad this course stayed open

This course gets better every year I play it. It will truly test you with a little bit of everything from long par 4's to blind 2nd shots and if you don't hit the ball fairly straight then be prepared to hit through trees as it covered on both sides throughout the whole course. It as an old school-vintage vibe to it and I think that's what draws me to it. The course has always been in great shape and the staff is above excellent. I don't have one bad thing to say about Meadowbrook. I will keep coming back every year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice course

Nice course, narrow wooded fairways, some greens small but in very good shape. Pace was slow for a Monday. No ranger on the course to speed things up. No beverage person or water on course yet it was 90 degrees. Very good shape and worth the money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

Overall a pretty nice course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

play this course

this is a very nice course.., went out after major rain shower. front nine closed because of standing water. great layout, somewhat challenging though. friendly staff, with nice pro shop. will play again !

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Hot deal

Got a hot deal on golf now for an excellent round

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

Good course

Usually in pretty good condition, never seems to have a slow pace, and you can find good deals

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Great course. Great value

I love this course, but I also hate it. It is challenging, but manageable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Definitely not #2

Course was not bad, but place is run down.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good place even after a lot of rain

Very soggy from rain the day before but was still playable. Was the only person on the course. Had a great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Course is in fantastic shape for mid December. Great staff and course!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Course

Nice rolling terrain. Challenging but fair test. Look forward to playing it in the Spring with the trees having leaves.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Old School!

Great layout with elevation changes, blind shots, challeging greens, and lengthy par 3's and par 5's. The Par 5's from the tips are nearly 600 yards. Would play as a daily play course. The difficulty level is not overwhelming so you could work on your game. Tree lined fairways with limited water and bunkers. Planning on playing here again next year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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