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3.9
138
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
66
3 Stars
31
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Staff Friendliness
4.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
87.3%
Recommend this course
120 out of 138 reviews
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138
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Staff Friendliness
4.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.8
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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138
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Staff Friendliness
4.7
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.1
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
85.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 7 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6808
Slope 139
Rating 73.1
Type Semi-Private
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Forest Greens Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6808 yards 73.1 139
Blue 72 6377 yards 71.1 135
White 72 6085 yards 69.9 131
White (W) 72 6085 yards 76.3 136
Gold 72 5480 yards 67.3 123
Gold (W) 72 5480 yards 72.9 129
Red (W) 72 4957 yards 70.3 123
Scorecard for Forest Greens Golf 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: 73.1/139 385 333 401 180 519 193 416 537 430 3394 574 408 340 194 394 375 170 417 542 3414 6808
Blue M: 71.1/135 365 305 385 162 485 171 385 524 413 3195 546 381 316 175 364 348 151 386 515 3182 6377
White M: 69.9/131 W: 76.3/136 348 296 368 145 478 147 376 496 390 3044 527 370 300 159 351 320 135 379 500 3041 6085
Gold M: 67.3/123 W: 72.9/129 313 241 332 120 449 134 341 432 373 2735 487 340 269 131 317 280 120 353 448 2745 5480
Red W: 70.3/123 279 237 288 120 411 130 296 432 320 2513 410 297 241 112 288 276 103 311 406 2444 4957
Handicap 14 16 4 18 8 10 12 2 6 1 11 9 15 13 7 17 5 3
Par 4 4 4 3 5 3 4 5 4 36 5 4 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1996
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Clyde Johnston (1996) Brad Bartell

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs 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

Reviews

3.9
138

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 5
19th Hole Specials 5
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 30
Bunkers 19
Forced Carries 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 30
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 17
Advanced Golfers 14
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 20
Worth the Drive 17
Convenient to the City 12
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great course - will be back

The staff was incredibly friendly. The on-site driving range was well kept and reasonably priced. The course forces you to play many different shots and is kept in great shape. I’ll play this course many more times!
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

good day of golf

Fairways and greens in good shape. Pleasant vibe when checking in. Nice course when its in shape, and it was today .The bunkers on a few holes were bad but some were brand new billy bunkers. so pick the traps your gonna test.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Decent course but...

Their fairways were absolutely atrocious. To the point where I almost wouldve rather played from outside the fairways. They were bare and dry. Felt like you had to pick every shot clean because the ground was so hard. Greens were in nice shape but a little slow. Bunkers were littered with stones. Probably won’t okay there again anytime soon.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Fair
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Average
Course Layout Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Forrest Greens wasn't very green

I've played this course dozens of times and I've never seen the course in worse shape. The fairways were brown with almost no grass. Did they forget to pay their water bill or their superintendent? Hitting from the fairways was a "tight lie" almost every time. Absolutely terrible. If they discounted their fees or let people know in advance, it wouldn't be as bad. But to pay $50 or more to play their, not any time soon.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Fair
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Fair
Course Layout Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Poor
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good
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Commented On 04/25/2018
Thank you for the favorable rating. We would love to hear what you think we can work on to make that rating a 5 in the future. We look forward to your next visit.
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Saturday Golf Outing

Perfect except they had aerated the greens and didn't inform us. The greens rolled ok. Would have been greatly disappointed if we had paid full price. Staff was great and a pleasure. Will return because the course is great to play.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
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GMforestgreens
Commented On 04/25/2018
Thank you for the feedback on the course and staff. My apologies that you were not informed of the aerification as we do try to make sure this information is shared with our guests. As a practice we try to do our aerifications in late April and late September. If you are coming out around these time frames please contact our golf shop staff directly during normal business hours so they can inform you one way or the other. At times we do have challenges with the national switch board not sharing details like this. Again my apologies you were not informed prior to your arrival. We hope to see you again soon.
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful and tough

Course is great but could use a face lift. It's a beautiful course with great layout and lots of elevation changes and dog legs but the greens are hard to read and the sand bunkers are rocky. Other than that, the course is fun and provides plenty of challenges.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Excellent
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GMforestgreens
Commented On 04/25/2018
Eduardo, thank you for the feedback on our course. Forest Greens has been around for sometime now and the crew work hard to provide the best conditions we can. It is our hope that we can get some large scale work done on the bunkers in the coming seasons. We hope you can come back for a future round when the bermuda is fully in bloom. Thank you Forest Greens Staff
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Hot weather
Used cart
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
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GMforestgreens
Commented On 08/30/2017
Thank you so much for your feedback. It is always encouraging to see our guests are happy with the experience here at Forest Greens.
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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always in the rotation

I've played Forest Greens pretty often over the years. At this time of year, the fairways play firm and fast and you normally get a very good lie in the fairway. The greens were ok but a little bumpy. That's probably more due to people not fixing ball marks rather than the course itself. I wish there were sand buckets at the tees to encourage people to fill their divots. Biggest issue I had was many of the bunkers basically had dirt and rocks in them...no sand. Perhaps they are being worked on. I know you aren't supposed to hit in there but if you do, you may want to institute your own rule and make sure you won't be hitting rocks. Staff was very friendly all around. I'll book here again without hesitation.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
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GMforestgreens
Commented On 08/30/2017
Thank you for the feedback on your recent visit with us. We certainly want to provide the best conditions we can. The ball marks and divots are an ongoing battle we will undertake weekly. The bunkers are being looked at for reconstruction in the future, you can note bunkers on #8 have been rebuilt to specs we hope to have in the future.
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GMforestgreens
Commented On 06/20/2017
We appreciate your candor and feedback on the visit with us recently. The bunkers are a work in progress, and we have recently rebuilt the bunkers on Hole #8 with the Better Billy Bunker. We would love to hear what you think about them.
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
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GMforestgreens
Commented On 06/20/2017
Thank you for the recent feedback on your visit with us. We look forward to you next round to see what you think of our recent improvements. There are some new bunkers to try out on hole #8.
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