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4.8
3 Reviews (3)
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4.9
Value
4.8
Layout
5.0
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.8
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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Amenities
5.0
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5.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Parkland
Par 68
Length 5306 yards
Slope 130
Rating 66.8

Course Details

Year Built 1893
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Rye Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William S. Flynn (1923)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

4.8
3 Reviews (3)
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent and Challenging

Bala is a beautiful course with a location that cannot be beat (CC Philadelphia is literally 12 minutes). I read some reviews prior to playing that the course was short, but this is not a weakness. yes, the driver will not dictate your round but holes are plenty long with a lot fo unique and challenging designs. This course will test every club in your bag and makes for one of the best rounds in and around the city (that includes Llanerch, Rolling Green and Philly Cricket which are my comparisons)

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Course

I can't compliment this course enough. It is a great course with a friendly staff. Before I played here I heard that the course was extremely narrow. Thats not the case. The fairways are just as wide as all other causes in the area. I rate this course as the best in the area, because their staff is top-notch. I was a guest at this course and they treated me like I was a 20 year member!

I've played Manufacturers, North Hills, and Lu Lu (known as the best course in the area) and Bala is ranks above them all. Now, the others might be longer but none can beat this staff and the conditions of the greens, fairways, and amenities.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Used cart

Solid Course

Does not look like much from the scorecard, but plays very nice. Very tight, and you need to hit a variety of clubs. Course is in great condition and very quick to play a round. Not a traditional course, but still a fun, challenging round.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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