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4.6
211 Reviews (211)
5 Stars
135
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
98.5%
Recommend this course
207 out of 211 reviews
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4.5
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
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0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
95.8%
Recommend this course
23 out of 24 reviews
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4.6
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
98.0%
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49 out of 50 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6766 yards
Slope 135
Rating 72.3
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Pilgrim's Oak Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dr. Michael Hurdzan (1996)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range 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
Dress code Proper attire is required: no jeans, tank tops or cut-off shorts.

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Reviews

4.6
211 Reviews (211)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 23
Elevation Changes 20
Water Hazards 14
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 15
Locals 12
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 11
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 25

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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JG

Really drains well after rain and snow melt. Beautiful scenery

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Previously Played

Great Course in Farm Country

In terms of quality in this area not many public courses can compete with Pilgrims. The course layout is friendly for golfers accurate off the tee but tall fescue lines the course to create a unique challenge. As you play through this course you will notice it plays true and the greens are typically fast and smooth. Course offers a good mix of length and skill as some holes require a second thought when you step on the tee box. I’ve played this course for years and it is by far my local favorite.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

One of the best in Lancaster county.

Great layout and great conditions Tough greens but one of the best courses in Lancaster County.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Pilgrim's Oak

This is my second time playing this course and it is well worth it. Greens/Fairways and Tee boxes were all in great conditions especially for fall time. Course is challenging and it has a great layout!

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

Super Fun Course

I play all over Chester and Montgomery county - Bella, Ravens, Turtle, Lederach, Broad Run. It’s almost like Pilgrim Oaks was built by taking what is great from those courses. Really cool elevation changes. Each hole is unique. Lovely par threes. Fairways were easy to hit. Serene ponds and creeks with cool rock formations. Loved the greens. Small with a lot of character.
Price is phenomenal. Not much of a clubhouse but I could care less about that. No bar but you can bring a cooler - bonus!

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

The course is in beautiful condition. It was definitely worth the drive and the money. The warm up area was also excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
First Time Playing

Must Play

This is a course for all skill levels. It has a beautiful layout. There are quite a few risk reward holes which makes it ideal for team play. Very well kept and love the practice area.

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

Great course layout

I love this layout. Tee shot distance control is key. Hitting driver off every par 4 gets me in distance problem with my second shot so using 3 wood and even irons is the better choice. Some tee boxes are in rough shape and hopefully they will attend to these over the winter. Pace of play wa good until the 12th hole then all of a sudden we were waiting on almost every shot. Need to have their ranger out fixing this slow play. Played the front in 90 minutes but the back took over 2.5 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course. We’ll definitely be going back again.

Very nice course. It was our first time at this course, but we’ll definitely go back again. The conditions of the course were better than expected after reading some of the recent reviews. Hole #8 was the closest I’ve been to a hole in one in quite a while.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Country club conditions

Immaculate condition. Worth the hour drive. Best value in 50 mile radius

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

Love this course

Beautiful course. Friendly staff. Challenging but fair. Only issue today was sandy greens but it's that time of year. Any other time of year the greens are in great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

NOT GOOD

We showed up to the course and it looked like it was in pretty decent shape. We where there for an hour and there was no sign of the starter. A couple of people went off and there was still no sign of him. Than when we went to the tee he came out of no where and asked for our slips. He started going over stuff that was just common sense. We had two kids in our group one is a scratch and another is a 14 handicap. He started going over how to fix a ball mark with us and how its cart path only on par 3 witch is common sense. He also said how pace of play is very strict and we where the only foursome so we have to keep up. And he would be driving around to make sure we went at the right pace. There was a twosome 2 groups ahead of us that held up the whole course but the starter didn’t push them. We showed up to the first green and it was all chewed up. There where dry spots and sometimes you had to putt over mud. The bunkers where not raked too. The fairways where to only thing that was in good shape. Do not recommend!!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Course is in fantastic shape. You must be some kind of golf snob.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Maryland Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Rolling Hills...

Always a seasonal stop, Pilgrim's Oak is a beautiful course with rolling hills, plenty of slope, and undulating greens. Don't let the wide fairways fool you...you can get some tough bounces and end up in excessive rough, out of bounds, or penalty areas. I was pleasantly surprised by the course conditions--with all the recent hot weather, Pilgrim's Oak is in great shape. The fairways have a few brown spots, but for the most part has nice green grass. The greens are also holding up well, although they did some aeration on the fringe and edges of the greens; and they were running a little fast. I did see some pretty big rocks in some of the bunkers, and the tee boxes (as others have stated) need to be leveled a bit. We were a twosome on a Saturday morning wedged between a threesome and a foursome, but our pace of play was very good...no complaints. Another thumbs up for Pilgrim's Oak.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course- Needs a little maintenace

I play this course often and enjoy it. However, course conditions are starting to slide a little bit compared to what it usually is like. Tee boxes defiantly need attention as many are unlevel. It's difficult to find a flat spot with grass. However, I will be back to this course. Great layout and would recommend to anyone.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun round

Course is in great shape. Greens, fairways especially. Tee boxes we a little worn. Nice easy course to greens from white tees. Could find ball on even wild shots. Greens had a lot of slope. Guaranteed 3 putt if on wrong side of hole. Pace of play was great. Would certainly recommend.

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

Challenging

Not a lot of obstacles, a few water holes but very hilly and if you don’t know the course can prove challenging! Overall nice layout.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
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
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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