Hampshire Greens Golf Course
|Black M: 73.0/131||358||578||405||202||417||536||363||181||398||3438||375||203||544||413||143||398||335||538||428||3377||6815|
|Blue M: 71.6/128||342||563||391||182||395||519||345||156||386||3279||362||188||524||397||136||384||316||508||418||3233||6512|
|Green M: 69.0/121||317||544||333||164||380||498||323||129||368||3056||329||152||500||327||117||363||290||494||293||2865||5921|
|Tan W: 68.5/114||269||474||309||124||333||455||263||99||297||2623||297||108||395||304||90||295||253||449||234||2425||5048|
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This is one of the nicest courses I’ve seen in Maryland. Fell in love with the course by the 3rd hole. Each hole has character, a lot of wide fairways but very tough approaches. IMO a wonderful way to play. Couple mulligans due to the first time playing (some holes you need to put the ball in certain locations) If I lived here I’d play this all the time. Love the long rides through trails to get to the next tee box, you rarely even see anyone else on the course. I will definitely be back. Greens were fast and didn’t break as much as it looked, probably due to all the rain but that didn’t slow them down a bit. Highly recommended.
I played this track after hearing about it for many years. It is by far the best public course that I have played and it’s fair and playable. The greens are lightening fast and you have to hit the ball in the correct spots to make putts. You are not going to score well if you have not played it before, so just play for enjoyment the first time out.
I started off on the back 9 and the 12th derailed my round. I chose the wrong club on the visiually intimidating par 5. I only played about 14 holes as the play got really slow. Tough course if you cannot play. Rivals some of the best clubs that I have played. It’s a very fair test of golf if you have seen it and you can hit the ball. I played the white tees and it was plenty of golf and I am a single digit handicapper. If the wind is blowing and with the fast undulating greens it is a nice examination.
I had heard about this place some years ago and decided to play it. I was able to play it alone and I started on the back 9. It was a nice day a bit windy and I found the track to be unbelievable with very fast greens. I did not break 90, but it was because it was my first time seeing it. You have to hit the ball to specific areas on certain holes and club selection is paramount. Cannot wait to play it again as I quit because it got too slow towards the end. I played 14 holes. The blue tees or middle tees is plenty of golf especially if the wind is blowing. The 12th hole derailed my round as it is visually intimidating, but I also choose the wrong club......I should have hit a 3 wood off of the tee and then a middle iron wedge. Looking forward to playing it again. I highly recommended it for the serious player.
Great Public Course
Very challenging course with lots of elevated greens, deep bunkers and pins tucked in locations that make two putts a test.
Great challenge, great deal
I always enjoy this course and last Friday was nothing different. Course is in GREAT shape. Greens are true and a nice speed. Couldn't believe how quickly the course moved - we finished in 4 1/2 hours even WITH a 20+ minute delay for a passing storm. Maybe the heat and potential storms kept the riff raff away.
This course is a very good test. Greens are nearly all elevated and tough to hold when firm. They were holding shots better than usual the day we played - even before the rain. Usually you HAVE to be hitting a short or mid-iron from the fairway to hold the greens. In general, it's good to hit less club off the tee to find the fairway. There are several holes where you'll want to favor one side of the fairway or the other to have a good angle to - or to even be able to SEE the green (notably 10, 16, and 17).
I think the blue tees play pretty short - they are often moved up. I like the tips. Only 6800 yards so very manageable. 3 par threes play around 200 from the backs with the 14th being closer to 150. All the par 4s are easily reachable if you drive it over 260.
Great deal for $40 on a weekday afternoon (w/the essential cart - it's a long way to the next tee on nearly every hole). I love MoCo golf!
Thank you for your detailed review. I have never played here and have often wondered about it and you answered a number of my questions.
Good course, ok timing
Played this course for the first time today, not particularly challenging, but you are forced to think on most shots. Greens were aerated and sanded in the past week, so I think it is fair to let everyone know. If you book around this time, you will have to deal with that. Great conditions overall.
Almost a six hour round
The pace of play was dreadful!!! We couldn't even finish the round. There were no marshalls to speed up the pace, and it was not very busy Monday. The course layout is nice, I liked it. Challenging enough. But the layout for the turn is weird, it's a long trek from nine to the clubhouse back to ten. This course should be a 5 star course all the way around.
Excellent course in MD
The course layout of this course is very nice but not that easy. The management condition of fairways and greens is also wonderful. If you have played in this course, you would want to play again soon.
This is a great public course. Probably the best in the area. The only problem is that there is not enough staff to make sure players move quickly. Every time I play here it's a 5-5.5 hour round. Unfortunately most golfers think they are good and spend entirely too much time just to shank the ball. It seems that all of these golfers flock to this track.
The course was in fantastic shape. It does call for a lot of different shots with several elevated greens. Overall, I had a fantastic experience.
I've only been playing a couple of years, so I still consider myself a beginner. However, the fairways felt better than most of the greens that I've played on.in the past 2 years. The rough wasn't unforgiving. You'll still have a fighting chance. Although the greens were recently aerated, they were still in remarkable shape.
Course in good shape
Starter was just plain rude . After interacting with him I knew I'd made a mistake coming . The pace of play was about 3:30 hrs for 9 holes with a two group back up at every tee. It was so slow we left .
unhelpful staff, slow pace
Very slow pace, called the club house and nobody seemed to care, two players in my group actually gave it up and left after 4 or 5 holes
Fun Course but....
Right off the bat I have to say this was a fun and challenging course. The conditions of the fairways were fantastic..the greens...not so much. I paid 60 dollars for a round on a Sunday and wasn't told the greens had been punched a week or two prior. The top dressing wasn't great so the greens were not what I consider to be smooth. I'm sure in a week or two they will be great. I want to go back to try this place then. The layout is fun, and you have to be smart with your club selection. This course requires you to be smart with your club selection. DON'T WALK THIS COURSE! The reason, from some greens to the next hole is a long cart ride. I've never seen anything quite like this before and I play a lot. I didn't mind it, but it was kind of funny how far some of these holes are from one another. The staff seemed friendly and helpful, the clubhouse if inviting and well taken care of. Overall I would say give this place a try because it is worth it. Enjoy.
Hampshire Greens Review
Overall it is a nice course and the staff is friendly. Really dislike the blind tee shots and there are quite a few of them. Our pace of play was terribly slow because we were following a bunch of kids who must have been there for a coaching practice round. I am all for kids learning to play, but on course the first lesson should be pace of play and coaching should be left to the driving range. They had no consideration to keeping pace of play and often rehearsed practice shots 4 or 5 times before stepping away then doing it again. We got so frustrated one player left after a 3 hour front nine and we ended up going around the front again and finished in an hour and 10 minutes.
New favorite local course
Course was is in great condition. I had been playing Little Bennett as my local favorite but recently moved. My only complaint was slow play by the group in front of us and that we did not see a Course Marshall the entire round. That might have helped.
Lots of hazards if you miss the fairway.
There are lots of hazards if you miss the fairways. The sand traps are DEEP and hard to get out of. Accuracy is important so might not be the best course for everyone. On this particular day, the sprinklers kept coming on during our round. VERY annoying and disruptive. I would play again, but only if the price was a good deal.
I will not go back
This is a nice enough course but I've played here 3 times now and every time we play no matter what time we find it takes 5 to 6 hours to complete a round. The starter or manager rally need to manage the volume of people.
Course is fair to senior golfer from Green tees
The course was in great condition...amazing for a county course...and from green (white) tees, fair to a senior golfer...opportunity to hit middle irons to greens rather than woods on par 4s.
Good course with challenge
I haven't played in this course almost three years so I felt like a new comer. Surprisingly this was a good and challenging course, and I enjoyed golf fully for five hours. I enjoyed it partially because I hit balls very well with a slightly modified swing form. Putting was the only problem I had that hurt my score.Usually it costs $60~$80 for a round, but thanks to GolfNow and its voucher, I played with only $5.