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4.2
284 Reviews (284)
5 Stars
94
4 Stars
135
3 Stars
30
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
9
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.7
91.2%
Recommend this course
248 out of 284 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.4
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
96.9%
Recommend this course
31 out of 32 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
94.1%
Recommend this course
48 out of 51 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 7009 yards
Slope 131
Rating 73.3
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Ancil Hoffman Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1965
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William F. Bell (1965)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $13 - $18
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Shirts and shoes required

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Reviews

4.2
284 Reviews (284)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 29
Brunch 13
Patio Dining 12
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 33
Bunkers 30
Plays Long 18
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 42
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 37
Advanced Golfers 30
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 31
In the 'Burbs 23
Worth the Drive 21

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
5.0

The Starter

I booked my round on GolfNow. Tee time 11:16. Prepaid. I showed up 25 minutes before my tee time. When I arrived at the starter, he asked my name. When I gave it to him he acted exasperated. I asked if there was a problem. He said I was late for my time. I questioned how this could be if I was standing there before my time. He began to rudely scold me for not being earlier. I let him know that there is nothing noted when I booked that I needed to be “earlier” than I was. He then again, rudely, stated that he always comes to his time an hour early so he could practice. I’m assuming he wanted his job. And perhaps he gets some free golf as a part of his compensation. I get that being a starter can be challenging at times. But there is no excuse for his rudeness. I WILL play here again. I will probably show up a little earlier. But I will NOT respect a person who represents this course family by disrespecting their guests!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Saturday Morning

The course was in great condition & the pace was good.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

great layout

Course was in very good shape. Everything was great except for the pace of play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Vacation

On vacation this week my third round in 4 days.
Nice fun course with lots of trees. Stay in the fairway and it’s an easy day. In the trees and it’s a different story.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Busy Popular Golf Course -- Challenging Layout

Played in very warm 88 degree weather. Always a challenging layout. Greens quick but a little bumpy and need to be "rolled." Greens may end up being a concern by late summer in a few months. Too much play during COVID-19, as this course never closed. Still a lot of play. We teed off at 12:25 p.m. and it a reasonable 3 hours and 55 minutes to play, but we had to wait on every shot on 16 of the 18 holes because the course was very crowded. Tee to green in excellent condition. But due to so much play, the greens look a little worn.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Great day but a little slow

Overall, course was in great shape. Our tee time was at 10:20 am. We had got backed up right off the bat and had to wait 5-10 min per hole before we could tee off. The greens are looking great other than people not fixing their pitch marks. Is that so hard to do? But Ancil is a great walking course. There are no long spans between the hole and the next tee box unlike some courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 25
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Another covid round

Another full price round without my senior discount. Ancil is a great track and is mostly in great shape. Today we had a very nice cart girl serving the course. With no water on the course the cold drink offerings were just in time. Pace of play was terrible took 5 hours. Saw a Marshall on the course but his cart didn’t appear to have any brakes as he was continually driving along practicing perfect social distancing
But on a 83 degree day one can’t gripe too much.
Will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 25
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Full price no senior discount

Another overpriced covid round but that’s the way it is for right now. Ancil is a great track. Greens firm and somewhat fast. Only thing needing attention is the bunkers. Fairways and tees good.
Tee shot here makes your round.
Combo tees good for old guys like us

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course lots of trees

Course and greens in great condition. Played in 4 hours.

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always enjoyable

This was the first time playing here in many years and I forgot how much I like it. I would recommend playing if you enjoy golf on a tree lined course in a park like setting

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

course recovering

after its yearly green aerating and sanding the greens should be in excellent shape in a week or two. otherwise the remainder of the course is in excellent shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

love course and playing it again

great condition due to course superintendents care and timely maintenance. greens just aerated and sanded and will be in great fast stimp meter condition

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

course in excellent condition

except for a few rain showers, expected it was a slightly cold day but playable

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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