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3.6
187 Reviews (187)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
96
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
21
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
77.2%
Recommend this course
153 out of 187 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.3
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
3.7
61.8%
Recommend this course
21 out of 34 reviews
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3.4
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.7
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
3.9
69.0%
Recommend this course
29 out of 42 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6117 yards
Slope 125
Rating 69.7

Chapel Hill Golf Course in Reading enjoys a scenic backdrop of mature forests. The tucked away locale provides a peacefully secluded setting that is ideal for a round of golf. While it may not seem like a long layout at just under 6,150 yards, you'll soon forget about any lack of length once you get on the golf course. From the very first hole you're confronted with a water hazard, a stream that weaves around five other holes. The layout forces you to think through each hole, making the tough decision between going for it or laying up. Accurate shot placement is crucial throughout the golf course, especially on the back nine where there are several tricky doglegs and tough uneven lies. Mature trees tightly line the fairways at Chapel Hill Golf Course, and the greens are framed with strategically placed bunkers.

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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Don Holloway

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.6
187 Reviews (187)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 22
Narrow Fairways 15
Elevation Changes 13
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Advanced Golfers 13
Seniors 12
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 13
Convenient to the City 12
Worth the Drive 8

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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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Friendliness Good
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Commented on 11/25/2020

Hello, gtpotts527. Thank you for visiting us at Chapel Hill Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 11/18/2020

Hello, magnumpy. 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. Thanks for choosing Chapel Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

inconsistant

green speed varied significantly throughout the round. I do think the holes are interesting Like to play Chapel Hill several times a season.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/16/2020

Hello, u000005361860. Thank you for visiting us at Chapel Hill Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 39
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Nice Course

Very nice course especially for the money. Pace of play was great. Staff was very pleasant and helpful.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/27/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Eh

Frost delay could have been alleviated by starting some off back nine. Horrible cart paths. Oil leak on some greens on back nine. Much better local courses for the price.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/21/2020

Hi Amtx1NaR4rzP6xc5W3O4. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Chapel Hill Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course, but too slow of play

The course was nice for this time of year, and the greens were some of the best in the county. We had a lot of fun playing this course, a good mix of challenging holes but also wide open ones you can drive on. For reference I usually play RCC, Flying Hills, Willow Hollow, Club at Shannondell as most frequent courses.

While the course quality was pretty mediocre overall the greens were great. I probably won’t go back on a weekend ever though, it took over 5 hours to play a round of 18. It truly did become painful, we even paired with the two gentlemen behind us and at one point had two more pairs and us all at a tee box waiting to go. Need to spread out the tee times more, luckily we had a beautiful day to be outside.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/21/2020

Hello, u314159448310. 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. Thanks for choosing Chapel Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great scenic layout

Enjoyed playing here with the great scenic layout of the course. I'll definitely return here again to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/16/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Horrible Golf Course

This golf course is horrendous. Fairways are garbage. The entire course is rough. Tee boxes are all dead. Cart paths are destroyed. No type of organization when it comes to grouping. Nobody controlling pace I’d play. Cart seats are all ripped and destroyed. Greens are extremely fast.

They honestly have nerve charging 45 dollars to play here. Worst golf course I have ever played. Don’t play here. Go play virtual golf before you decide to play here.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/21/2020

Hello, Jeff7142190. Thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1 star. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course, and we always appreciate the feedback. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. Thank you for playing Chapel Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Horrible

The course is in horrible shape. I will not play again. Crabgrass everywhere. Hard to tell what is fairway and what is rough. Greens were only thing decent about the course. Some fairways you have to search for grass.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/21/2020

Hi, u004120458. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Chapel Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/01/2020

Hi ben5747631. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Chapel Hill Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Country Course

Either 3rd or 4th time playing here and have always enjoyed the course. Not too crowded during the week and offers a slew of challenges; a lot of them are water hazards. I would rate the course as slightly above average for the mid-level golf player.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/11/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Super slow sunday

Honestly, I was very excited to play and it was beautiful weather outside but it will be a long time or never before I play there again. The course is not in great condition with a ton of crab grass and unkempt sand traps. But the worst thing was pace of play. They really needed someone on the course to keep the golfers moving. What would normally have been a 3 or 4 hour round turned into almost 6 hours of waiting and then more waiting. I would not recommend this course to anyone!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/02/2020

Hi, u314160414832. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Chapel Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/10/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Fair course

The general condition of the course is fair. Marshy to dry rock hard greens. Dirt spots and thick grass on the green. For the price there are other courses in the area that are cheaper and in better condition. Staff was polite, but young male at front desk seemed either new or unknowledgeable.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/28/2020

Hi u5694246. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Chapel Hill Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

A "Par" Course

The course was okay. It had received some heavy rains overnight so drainage on the course was a little poor in some fairways, but greens were in good condition. Some tee boxes definitely needed a little TLC and the cart paths definitely need work. We'd play again if the price was right.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/28/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Challenging and fun for a good price

Good layout. Greens are well maintained. Very friendly staff. Cart path needs lots of work.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/24/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/14/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, JPACANA! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Chapel Hill Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Desk clerk was ignorant

So my partner and i arrived 20 mins early, it was already raining for a little while. the weather forecast was for a tropical storm moving into the area for the remainder of the day. i know Golf Now's weather policy(which is terrible by the way) is no refunds unless the course closes. tried to talk to the desk clerk to get rain checks and he informed us that would be impossible and that we shouldn't have taken the chance and booked through Golf Now. So we have a tropical storm warning a small stream flood watch (by the way one passes through the course} a flash flood watch, golfers leaving the course without finishing due to conditions but nobody wants to be responsible and do the right thing. I can honestly say that both Golf Now and Chapel Hill both lost all my golf gangs future business over a couple of rain checks!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Easy
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Commented on 07/22/2020

Hi newt88. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Chapel Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Previously Played

Covid 19 Alert

Safety procedures have been abandoned at Chapel Hill. The firm has been removed from the cups. It is unclear as to whether the cards are still being sanitized. Neither the attendant in the pro shop or the waitress in the snack shop or wearing masks .

Conditions Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/10/2020

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

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Always fun

Always enjoy this course. Has a lot of variety per hole and is always a challenge for shot selection

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/10/2020

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

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