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4.0
91 Reviews (91)
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
46
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
87.5%
Recommend this course
81 out of 91 reviews
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4.2
25 Reviews (25)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.0%
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24 out of 25 reviews
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4.3
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.3%
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28 out of 30 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6656 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.0

Skytop Golf Course sprawls across rolling hills set against a backdrop provided by the beautiful Poconos. The course originally opened in 1927. It has a classic design with traditional features including wide fairways, but the trees that line them have matured into quite the challenge. The 6,656-yard length may seem short by modern standards but don't get too comfortable. This mountain golf course features a variety of elevation changes and nowhere is this more apparent than the small greens where the breaks can vary from subtle to dramatic, but they are almost all unexpected. The greens also play lightning fast. Strategically placed bunkers are lurking throughout but thankfully water only comes into play on two holes. Skytop Golf Course offers plenty of scenic respite as well, with panoramic views of West Mountain.

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Course Details

Year Built 1929
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Robert White

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirts are required. Jeans and tank tops are not allowed.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
91 Reviews (91)
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Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great fall day!

4 deer on 17 and 7 turkeys on 18, 3 of which sat on a fence. What a great day for golf and a beautiful course. Stay out of the rough.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Love to play again nice challenging course got bogged down with very slow play should have had a ranger out there

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

High on Skytop

The greens were surprisingly fast. Gorgeous views. Unfortunately we were behind a very slow group and skipped the 6th hole to move a little quicker. Once through 6, the pace was perfect...

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course

Course is surprisingly mostly flat considering the fact that it's on a mountain. Course for most part was in very good shape and has some challenging holes but fair.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens were very fast. Course was in great shape. Burger was awesome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Responsible with COVID-19 but did not impede play

The course is very beautiful. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Everyone did a 6 foot distance and wore masks at check-in… which was responsible with the current coronavirus outbreak across the United States. The rate of play was consistent. We moved at every hole. I don’t believe we were ever held up at the Teebox for more than three minutes before being able to hit. It was really a beautiful day and they did a great job maintaining the course and the greens. Excellent value for the money. And a beautiful drive from New York City. It was well worth the 2 Hour drive.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sky top lodge

Course was in great shape and the staff was super nice

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course with great views

all staff was super friendly. Course was in great condition. firm fast greens very receptive. good challenging layout. definitely booking again in the future!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Worth the trip

Course was in great shape. Greens a bit slow and rough needs to be mowed but definitely worth the trip. Staff was very friendly and always willing to help you. Course could use more signs as it covers alot of land and gets confusing on where the next hole is especially after you finish 6

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

nice course

it was a great day to play golf, the staff was very accommodating even with the precautions needed during this covid19 era. pace of play excellent and course conditions were the best i have seen so far this year

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A Golf Course Anyone Can Play

At just over 6600 yds from the Blues, and around 6400 for the Whites, you might consider this course short my modern standards, but with the assortment of long and short par 4's it is a stener test than you might think. While not characterized by landing zones, the course demands strategically positioned your drives ( not always with the driver) on many of the tee shots.Great assortment of par 3's and 5's to round out the experience. The small greens are strategically bunkered, with some severe mounding to make your short game feel challenged. Greens were not fast, but you still had to respect them. You need to try this course!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice for spring golf.

The course was well maintained. Fairways easy to see. Open course for players like me ( 10+ handicap).

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great shape for the time of year!

Great conditions for the situation/beginning of the season. Greens had been aerated the day before. Still ran fast. Tee boxes/fairways were set up well, with good lines. Staff was friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 98
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great value

Ignore the amenities. With Covid nothing is open in the clubhouse. Good course and great value. Another month I’ll be back because pretty sure it will be in prime conditions. Little gem in the middle of PA.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

Great course with great fast greens. Course is well maintained. Even though course was crowded I played the round in 4 hours 20 minutes.
Staff was excellent - kept tell my wife and I to have a great round and enjoy it.
Would definitely recommend playing here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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