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3.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.0
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.0
83.3%
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4.0
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6545
Slope 117
Rating 70.4
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6545 yards 70.4 117
White 72 6045 yards 70.4 117
Red (W) 72 5350 yards 65.8 111
Scorecard for Essex Country Club
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: 70.5/127 405 185 400 340 450 340 530 330 190 3170 620 330 400 130 360 565 170 350 450 3375 6545
White M: 68.5/123 380 145 375 325 435 325 510 315 175 2985 540 310 355 110 345 510 155 335 400 3060 6045
Red M: 65.4/111 W: 69.5/123 350 130 300 295 390 300 450 280 150 2645 450 285 325 105 310 450 140 300 340 2705 5350
Handicap 3 17 5 9 7 11 13 15 1 2 6 10 18 4 8 14 16 12
Par 4 3 4 4 5 4 5 4 3 36 5 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1983
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/15 Closed: 11/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

4.5
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My Favorite Course to Golf at

This Is my favorite place to golf. I have golfed there about 7 times. The course itself is very beautiful. It is one of the only places in Vermont with a par five. The price is fantastic for what you are getting. They have a wide variety of hole types. The only bad thing I can say is that there clubhouse is very small and not the nicest. The actually course for the price is hard to beat.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Fair
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Ugh....

So, I tried to find a course that was public and rural. This course was one I found from Google Maps. It isn't far from the city of Burlington. I played it early in the season so the conditions were not the best. Which is the biggest knock I have. Several greens were wrecked, I mean wrecked. I cannot imagine they are repairable. Tee to fairway was pleasing to look at but fairway to green was blah. Small greens that were not holding shots at all. This is a course for guys to go out and drink and have a good time. This is not a course for perfecting your game. If you are looking for a better course in the area, very limited options. Williston Golf Course is the best local public course. Williston is not a must play, but worth playing. This course is not a must play, and avoid the drive.
Staff Friendliness Average
Quality of food & beverage Average
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Fair
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Average

Stay & Play Offers

$110 Starting price
Valid dates: Aug 13, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
The Penn Ohio Golf Trail consists of courses mainly in Western PA and Northeast Ohio. What sets us apart is that we offer 29 different courses; including 4 private, members-only country clubs, 2 former LPGA courses, and many of the top courses in Ohio and Pennsylvania (including Pennsylvania’s #1 public course – Olde Stonewall). We offer 4 Mansions (for groups of 2 to 36), 10 hotels and customer service beyond any major resort. Our Mansions feature large common areas, pool tables, poker tables, big screen TV’s with the luxury of the entire group together in a large home setting.
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