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2.3
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 68
Length 5154 yards
Slope 118
Rating 67.1
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 68 5154 yards 67.1 118
Red 70 4851 yards 68.9 118
Scorecard for Caledonia
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
White M: 62.1/104 335 525 185 136 251 213 176 315 169 2305 451 355 360 100 452 176 233 302 420 2849 5154
Red W: 62.9/102 315 500 182 130 248 208 170 310 167 2230 430 290 318 95 445 172 230 252 389 2621 4851
Handicap 11 3 13 15 17 1 5 9 7 4 8 10 18 6 12 16 14 2
Par 4 5 3 3 4 3 3 4 3 32 5 4 4 3 5 3 4 4 4 36 68

Course Details

Year Built 1922
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

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

Reviews

3.3
6 Reviews (6)
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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Old School Cool!

Good Old School course. A lot of fun to hack it around on this course. Some real interesting holes. Love the 4th par 3 with the mound encircling the green!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather

For Golfers on a Budget

What is interesting about this course is the variety it offers including some blind shots, various elevations, a few dog-legs, one very short par 3 along with some long par 3s. No two holes are the same. It's a bit of a maze but there are very good signs showing where the next hole is. There are also streams running through. It's actually quite beautiful.

The downsides are a few (definitely not the price). 1. The greens are rather bumpy even though they had been well mowed. 2. The fairways flood at various points so its really a dry weather course. 3. I am glad I did not land in any of the bunkers (not that many but not well kept).

In conclusion - I recommend the course because you get your money's worth and maybe more.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Much nicer than anticipated

The pro shop is really nice... that's normally your first assessment of a place and your first encounter with the vibe of a course.
That said, the staff was outstanding and friendly and the shop was fully stocked compared to most local clubs.
The tee boxes are hard as rock on some holes-the earlier review is spot on.
And the front nine is more groomed and player friendly than the back nine-true also.
I disagree with the statement claiming the course itself is not taken care of- I'm guessing they went after some rainy days and the mowers hadn't had a chance to cut; but, our outing today had no complaints. Every hole was nicely mown, low fairways and manageable roughs. The greens are great on most holes (a few are in need of some attention-but I'm not complaining).
The "cupped" greens are awesome... there are 2 or three of these; I wish I had known it before hand... I would've attacked them a little more aggressively. I played it safe because I was leary of hitting over them.
Plenty of on course aids too (ball washers, trash cans, port-o-john, etc).
It's a little scary at times, especially for a driver who slices a lot, with a few roads close by... but, live on the edge people!
All-in-all a very pleasureable golfing experience!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

You gotta take care of more than just the greens...

The only part of the course that was actually taken care of was the greens. the rest of the course was by far the worst I have played in my life. Layout had promise, with a couple interesting holes (I did particularly like #11) but that did not make up for how poorly taken care of the course was.

Pro shop worker was very nice, but not very knowledgeable. Hole #1 has a small dip into a creek, then comes back up to finally come to the fairway and then doglegs right. I asked him how far it was to carry to get to the fairway and he didn't even know. Shouldn't you know that?

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Good Value

Treelined fairways that are narrow present a challenge - you have to place shots in the fairway to score. Many holes require less than driver to properly place the shot. They are letting the rough and 1st cut grow. New owners have spruced the place up and are giving a good value for the money.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Central P A Advisor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Course Management is Paramount

This is an old course. Not much earth was moved; they followed the lay of the land. The front nine is more fun (and easier) than the back nine.

There are unusual features like the "cup" hole on #4. Caledonia has extreme elevation changes like the very steep (going up) #13. It has some very sloped fairways (e.g., #10 and #18). It has forced carries, and it has some landing areas you can't see when you make the shot. Small streams (yes, more than one) cross several fairways, and they are a royal pain, located where well-hit tee shots land or roll out.

Greens are small. They are in good condition, and puts run true.

Some of the fairways are almost hardpan which is why I rated course condition as three stars. Some tee boxes are so hard you just about have to find an old hole to get your tee into the ground.

The staff is very helpful. We were given ice for our drink containers at the pro shop. Course workers temporarily stopped a sprinkler on one green so we could putt out.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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