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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6321 yards
Slope 126
Rating 70.3
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6321 yards 70.3 126
White 71 5807 yards 68.3 123
Red (W) 73 5359 yards 71.4 118
Scorecard for Montaup
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: 70.9/125 414 405 221 386 533 351 521 145 332 3308 159 398 184 514 170 424 519 399 300 3067 6375
White M: 68.1/122 401 373 170 365 500 297 499 125 328 3058 138 359 173 452 150 389 463 342 285 2751 5809
Red W: 71.6/122 343 338 131 357 401 297 424 119 320 2730 128 344 165 420 140 401 440 324 270 2632 5362
Gold W: 67.2/118 336 283 127 276 350 236 394 86 268 2356 124 338 125 395 130 380 385 275 264 2416 4772
Handicap 3 7 9 13 1 11 5 17 15 14 4 12 8 16 2 10 6 18
Par 4 4 3 4 5 4 5 3 4 36 3 4 3 5 3 4 5 4 4 35 71
Handicap (W) 3 5 17 9 7 11 1 15 13 14 8 12 6 18 4 2 10 16

Course Details

Year Built 1923
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.0
5 Reviews (5)
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Handicap 15-19
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4.0
Boston Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played

Hot day

Always an amazing day to play at Montaup. Members are welcoming and friendly. Course in great shape. Views are fantastic

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

What a View!

This is a great course, but the members can be somewhat 'snobby'. I was an associate member there for a while and they were not too friendly.
However the course is great. The views are amazing and the holes are fair but challenging.
Greens are usually in great shape. Layout is fun. The first few holes are a tough start. 18th hole is a disappointment.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

Another good value in Rhode Island

The locals sure know about this semi-private club located on the east side of Rhode Island between Providence and Rhode Island. Always in great shape, there's a real community atmosphere here, where golfers not only love to tackle this moderately difficult course, but hang out at the 19th hole as well. First opened as nine holes in the 1920s, the course is a mixture of solid and quirky golf holes, but very enjoyable. It's not especially difficult, but you do have to manage your game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather

One of the top courses for your money around

This is in my opinion one of the better courses in this area to play. Now I want to put this out there before anything else, I was a junior member here back in my early teens, this was my home course for my high school golf team, and now I am an associate member. So some people might see my review as a little one sided, but I can assure you that I truly love looking an studying golf course design so I will give my honest opinion of this course.
This course gets a lot of play through out the year but the condition of the course is always excellent. Fairways and greens are pure and the rough is just enough to make your wayward shots tricky, but it will not kill your round.
Hole layout is good, not great, but good. The first 3 holes are some of the more challenging opening holes around. The first hole is tight OB left with water short of the green. Hole 2 is a longish par 4 with bunkers and tree left and right of the landing area. And hole 3 is a long par 3 with the green sloping from back to front and OB tight left. The reason why I said that course layout is good not great is because of the final 2 holes. 17 and 18 feel like they are squeezed in and don't make for an enjoyable 2 holes. This course deserves a great finishing hole, and it just doesn't have it.
The views on this course are some of the best around. You get great views of Mt. Hope Bay on 5 green, 6 tee, 11 tee and green, and on 16. The 16th hole is arguably probably one of the better views on a golf course in RI.
Overall the staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The emendates are average here. They have a nice club house and a nice dining and bar area with good food to go with it. There is a small practice green and bunker for short game work, and a bullpen for hitting longer irons, but you have to shag your own balls.
Overall I truly believe that this is one of the better public courses in RI to play. If there was a driving range and a better finishing hole I would say it would be hands down the best course. If you are around the area I would strongly advise to stop by and play a round. Prices are reasonable and worth every penny. I will also attach a picture I took one day when playing the 16th hole.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Boston Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
First Time Playing

Nine holes at Montaup CC

We only had time for 9 holes but will definitely return for a full round ASAP. Guys in pro shop were nice. Starter did a great job getting us started on time and helping us with a tip to stay right on # 1. Make sure you follow this tip. #1 plays 3 strokes with a pond in front of green. Course was in super shape for early season. Tee area and fairways both green and mowed perfectly. Rough is thick and penalizing. Stay on the fairway. #5 is a par 5 dogleg left with green overlooking the bay Beautiful background. Fantastic weather made it a great day. Had a cold beverage on patio after round. I'll be back to do all 18. I recommend anyone to do the same.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Valid dates: Apr 18, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019
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