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4.0
300 Reviews (300)
5 Stars
57
4 Stars
168
3 Stars
48
2 Stars
17
1 Stars
10
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
90.6%
Recommend this course
258 out of 300 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
21 Reviews (21)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
85.7%
Recommend this course
18 out of 21 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
88.2%
Recommend this course
30 out of 34 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6511 yards
Slope 123
Rating 71.3
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Cherry Island Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1990
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Rye Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Muir Graves (1990)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $16
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.0
300 Reviews (300)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 19
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 26
Water Hazards 26
Forced Carries 22
This course/club is great for:
Locals 31
Seniors 17
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 23
Convenient to the City 22
In the 'Burbs 19

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3.0
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First Time Playing

Slow

Tee off time was 12:38, got there at 12:25 and they say they called us already..Slow play all day..Never going back.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

greens in xlnt condition. lot of leaves on the course. facilities very old. no signs for directions to golf shop. course in fair condition and a little hard to get to. had yard markers on most holes. lot of variety and a lot of trees.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Great day for a round. Fairways made a good improvement over the summer.

Greens are fast and well manicured and bunkers were clean. Water services were great but we could use some other drinks from the cart, It was well worth of driving 45 miles. No more rowdy and unruly players on the course thanks to the continued rounding of the players assistant. We will come back again and enjoy playing there, since it seems to be safer now without those unruly hooligans on the course like few years ago.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Cherry Island

First time , somewhat challenging. I would have been lost on yardage without the GPS from Golf Now. There were some heavy spots of crabgrass / bermuda grass in the fairways, but I just moved the ball if it was much higher than the rest of the fairway. I am okay with that stuff in the rough. Will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow

I can’t believe there are still guys who don’t get golfnow .The starter tried to insist I pay for green fee even though I paid online took 10 minutes to find someone to explain. Slow service at turn causing multiple groups to get out of order four groups back up on 10 back 9 played so slow worse than Ancil Hoffman I finally bailed after 14

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Too long

Course was in great condition, greens were rolling true and the fairways were well maintained. However, all that good vibe falls by the wayside when it takes 5+ hours to complete a round. This has become an unpleasant trend for a weekend round at Cherry Island.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
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
Previously Played

Cart included

Is a very good deal for the money. Greens rolled true. Marshall’s had free ice water on the course as well as snack cart. Superintendent does a good job presenting a playable golf course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good interesting course

Cherry island is a well kept and fun course. I will be back.

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

Extremely slow

No one want to play a five and a half hour round. Why even have a marshal if he is not going to do his job. I am still at 13th hole after 4.5 hours.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

True pleasure

We come down from Reno once a year for a 3 day golf trip and this is a staple course to play. Great course for any skill level and always a pleasure to play especially during the week when it's not too busy at all

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Course for the Money

I hadn't played this course in about 10 years so it has changed a bit. Plays pretty long and has some challenging holes where you have to pick your spots. Overall a good course for all skill levels.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course layout

The course layout was challenging even playing from the white tees. There are doglegs and layups on some holes, course management is a must. The fairways and greens are in great shape. The rough wasn’t too high to hit out of but enough to impact distance. I had a great time playing.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Fun Tuesday

It was a great day for golf especially for a Tuesday. No rain and no mud pools. Great pace of play and exceptionally challenging from the blue. Low risk and high rewards if your in the middle. I recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Nice even though....

We pulled up to the first tee and found about 15 kids and parents in the fairway. The golf shop refunded our green fees.
We will try again in a couple of days.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
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