Red/White at Buck Hill Falls Golf Club

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About

Holes 18
Par 70
Length 6264
Slope 128
Rating 70.3
Type Public/Resort
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 70 6264 yards 70.3 128
White 70 6062 yards 69.2 125
Gold 70 5763 yards 67.4 123
Gold (W) 72 5763 yards 67.4 123
Red (W) 72 5181 yards 71.3 128
Scorecard for Red/White
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: 70.3/125 154 393 152 343 420 448 357 412 164 2843 343 551 336 563 387 400 161 432 207 3380 6223
White M: 69.4/124 142 381 149 339 411 446 352 406 157 2783 323 458 321 547 361 381 139 403 194 3127 5910
Red W: 69.3/119 135 260 144 335 401 444 342 402 95 2558 292 436 283 482 352 366 130 394 158 2893 5451
Handicap 17 3 13 11 1 9 7 5 15 14 2 12 4 8 10 18 6 16
Par 3 4 3 4 4 5 4 4 3 34 4 5 4 5 4 4 3 4 3 36 70
Handicap (W) 15 11 13 9 1 3 7 5 17 12 2 14 4 6 10 18 8 16

Course Details

Year Built 1907
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Donald Ross (1922) Robert White

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Easily the best forgotten course in Poconos

This really is the hidden gem of the Poconos. Most of the courses south of Buck Hill get the publicity but this historic Donald Ross course (Blue/White) is better than all but Jack Frost and Great Bear. It is similar to Shawnee (historic Tillinghast design) but with better views and more interesting holes. I'm a stickler for conditions and while Buck Hill might not have the resources to be "pristine" they do a darn good job overall. This course a loyal local membership base that makes sure it's well kept. Even the red nine is nice. If you're ever in the area play it. It's a better kept, more enticing layout than Skytop which is right up the road. It's also a far better design than Mt Airy. There's not many opportunities in the country to play a true Donald Ross layout for about $60. That alone makes Buck Hill is must play Poconos course.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Course is a gen

Love Donald Ross and found Buck Hill years ago. I play at least 5 times a year. I am never disappointed playing any of the 18 hole configurations scheduled amongst the 27 holes. Robert White designed the first 9 holes before Donald built another 18 in 1922. View are spectacular and course is pristine.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Great course, great staff.

Enjoyable course but play was slow due to other groups. Needs player assistant carts to ask players to move along at a better pace.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Fair
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Excellent

Stay & Play Offers

$110 Starting price
Valid dates: Aug 13, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
The Penn Ohio Golf Trail consists of courses mainly in Western PA and Northeast Ohio. What sets us apart is that we offer 29 different courses; including 4 private, members-only country clubs, 2 former LPGA courses, and many of the top courses in Ohio and Pennsylvania (including Pennsylvania’s #1 public course – Olde Stonewall). We offer 4 Mansions (for groups of 2 to 36), 10 hotels and customer service beyond any major resort. Our Mansions feature large common areas, pool tables, poker tables, big screen TV’s with the luxury of the entire group together in a large home setting.
357 Golf Drive, Buck Hill Falls, Pennsylvania 18323, Monroe County
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