The Madison Club

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Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6847
Slope 130
Rating 72.4
Type Public
The Madison Club is a local favorite that is known for its top conditions and challenging layout. It is one of the premier public golf courses in Pittsburgh. You won't find two holes that are alike on this diverse course. It can be especially tough your first time playing since there are several blind shots. The golf course tumbles across rolling, wooded hills, which makes it a hard course to walk but a beautiful one to look at. Golfers will have to contend with mature trees, rough, and a variety of elevation changes. The elevated tees offer some scenic respite from the golf course's many challenges. One of The Madison Club's most memorable holes is the par-3 17th, which begins with a forced carry over water. It is considered one of the best public holes in western Pennsylvania.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6847 yards 72.4 130
Brown 72 6339 yards 69.8 123
Green 72 6101 yards 68.7 121
Orange 72 5159 yards 70.1 113
Yellow 72 4905 yards 70.6 124
Scorecard for The Madison Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.4/139 W: 79.5/143 546 431 165 468 335 420 544 181 393 3483 385 423 404 559 346 214 372 153 508 3364 6847
Blue M: 72.6/135 W: 78.1/140 528 404 156 428 323 398 489 162 385 3273 352 393 390 527 331 192 351 143 487 3166 6439
White M: 70.1/130 W: 75.6/135 516 392 146 415 300 374 470 140 325 3078 340 371 366 513 316 179 335 136 467 3023 6101
Gold M: 67.3/120 W: 72.0/128 438 378 137 345 280 321 387 136 307 2729 309 350 328 446 295 166 281 128 417 2720 5449
Red M: 65.2/112 W: 69.5/120 428 328 122 328 220 312 365 102 257 2462 297 296 307 414 276 118 254 74 407 2443 4905
Handicap 1 7 15 3 17 5 9 13 11 18 6 4 8 10 12 16 14 2
Par 5 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 3 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1997
Golf Season Year round
Architect Sheffler & Co.

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Dress code Collared shirts required. Denim is not permitted.

Reviews

4.4
105

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 14
Water Hazards 14
Bunkers 13
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 13
Locals 12
A Weekend Splurge 9
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 16
In the 'Burbs 11
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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

well worth the money

the course is always in excellent condition. a well run golf course with friendly professional service. pace of play was very comfortable on a busy Sunday, not waiting, not pushed. good shot selection and some challenging pin placements keep it interesting. best value around!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Course cost

Had a group of 48 that played in our annual Rider Cup match. Between Ohio/Pa. Even though the course looks very nice it is way over priced for what you get. Played way better course's for less.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Totally worth it

My wife and I played this course for the first time and our overall experience was just awesome. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The course from the first tee you could tell it was well managed, the fairways were in amazing condition and the best of the all, the greens were immaculate. It rolled true and fast even with scattered rain. There were a few unrepaired ball marks (which I took the time fix other than mine), but you could tell most other players there were considerate to others.

The course is challenging but fair. It just played long with the rain, but drainage was pretty good as we didn't have to have any puddles in the fairway. The course layout is super interesting and no hole were alike. Someone behind us noticed that each hole plays down, except for #18. It is quite hilly for walkers, especially to next tees. We usually walk to play but chose to ride since it was our first time, and we are glad we did because would have had climbed up quite many hills.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Great layout

There are a number of very memorable holes on this course from the par 5 with the rough down the middle of the fairway to several blind par 4s with varying elevation changes to the terrific par 3 from an elevated tee with a lake in the background.

The greens roll true and the conditioning is terrific. This course is worth the drive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Loved it.

Great course for a decent price considering the quality of the course, it is a course with a lot of up and down but what I liked is that even though it was very undulating throughout the round it wasn't to the extent that every approach shot was from a funky lie. Nice even fairways but still a challenge for the average golfer. The course makes you play every club in the bag and that is what I like, nice mix of distances for the holes, par 3, 4 and 5s all varied. Only strange thing was on the Par 3 8th hole the tee box was a mat because they can't keep the grass there? Not a bad thing just different.

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

The Madison Club is incredible!

Played there for the first time on 7/26/15. The course was in amazing shape and could not have been a better value for the money. I ABSOLUTELY recommend it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Marshy Track

Second round on the course this year. Main problem with this round was that a month of rain had underscored drainage problems on the course. Plugged more than a handful of drives during the round and had a nearly impossible time playing wedges from tight lies near the green. The layout is interesting in that it takes the driver out of the hands of long hitters but plays some of the most severe doglegs in the state.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent course

Madison club is truly a gem in western pennsylvania. Beautiful fairways. Green fast but need to be more receptive to shots that hit them kind of hard. Very good course

Conditions Good
Value 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
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Rich

Very nice course ,I would recommend it to everyone.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Poor weather
Used cart

A remote beauty

Too much rain made playing conditions ridiculous. No roll and plugging galore. I lost 3 balls, 2 in the fairway and actually one on a green (They all plugged). Hit a high wedge onto the green and it just disappeared and never found it. One ball plugged in the fairway and happened to see a small one square inch of white in the ground. I pulled it out and it was my ball. Strangest round I ever played.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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