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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.2
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4.5
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7424 yards
Slope 135
Rating 74.8

The Home Course in DuPont is considered one of the best public golf courses in Washington. Throughout the walkable layout, golfers will enjoy scenic views of the Puget Sound, the Olympic Mountains, and Mount Rainier. It's a long course at 7,424 yards from the back tees. The challenging greens play fast and true, and they are complemented by wide fairways with generous landing areas. There are several challenging holes where you'll face strategically placed bunkers and subtle, but tricky elevation changes. The golf course begins with a few open, parkland holes and then it gets more challenging. The seventh hole is one of the toughest, starting from an elevated tee to a green that is neatly tucked behind a lake. The final holes provide stunning mountain views for a memorable finish.

Course Details

Year Built 2007
Golf Season Year round
Architect Michael Asmundson (2007)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $16
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed All players must wear spikeless golf shoes, tennis shoes / other similar shoes without a heel.
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Suitable attire at all times, including shirts with collars for men, and shirts/blouses with sleeves or collars for women. Denim of any kind and short shorts are not permitted.

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Reviews

4.4
169 Reviews (169)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 35
Undulating Greens 31
Water Hazards 20
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 28
Locals 24
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 24
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 35
In the 'Burbs 18
Convenient to the City 15

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great round with friends

For some reasons it always rains when I play The Home Course. Not today finally. I enjoy the layout at 6000 from the whites. As an almost Super Senior golfer it is a good distance at sea level for me to play. Course was in very good shape greens rolled well although a couple were a little “chewed” up. Is it too much to ask to fix your ball marks.
Only real negative is traffic through and around Tacoma. Leave plenty of time to get there in the morning going north after your round will most likely take more time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

First time at the Home Course

After hearing a lot about the Home Course, I had the opportunity to play it. The course was in good condition and the greens were a bit bumpy (some moss/different grass in spots) but otherwise rolling well. We did have backups on some of the par 3’s but the rangers were out ensuring that everyone was sticking to the pace of play. Wide fairways, but the fescue in the rough was difficult if you wandered too far off of the fairways. The weather was fantastic and the views were spectacular. I am looking forward to making it down again for another round soon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Enjoy

This is a great course and a lot of fun to play. Some of the holes have a view of Puget Sound and are fairly open. Needs a club house.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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 Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greenskeeper taking the winter off

Greens hadn't been cut in the months. There should've been some sort of warning about the greens. hour long drive to get to the course. If you're not gonna cut the greens for months there should be some sort of a warning. There may be a good reason for it but the general public should be warned or some sort of discount for poor conditions.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
9a8207e3-0956-55bf-991c-b0480075ab31
Commented on 05/29/2018

it was mid-winter? kinda expect variable green conditions in winter.

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Wet Windy Northwest Winter Fun

Was the weekend before Christmas and all I wanted to was golf . So I did. I got on GolfNow and booked a round at the home course for $25. The Forecast was 45 degrees and windy and rainy. Didn't stop me from wearing shorts and enjoying this course. Even after all the rain we had in the area the course only had maybe one soggy spot and it was off the beaten path...About 15 yards from where I wish my ball was.

I will hopefully be able to pay full price next summer to experience this course in all its glory and sunshine.

I have no complaints other then they need to get a permanent club house. The trailer is not becoming of a course like the home course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout

One of my favorite courses but greens seem to be struggling this winter.

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

Great Fun Even Punched Greens & Rain

We knew the greens would be punched and it was going to rain. But we drive the 1+ hour drive to get there. We were not disappointed. Nice lay out, long but fair, will come back again!

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

challenging golf course. Approach and short game shots need to be above avergae. Greens are "normally" excellent.

Should have been stated that greens were still very sandy. Had to play automattic 2 putt. Like Sahara Dessert. Wasn't worth the $$$ even though cart was included.

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

Good course, even if was sandy

Had great time playing,, only problem was on golf now it didn't say the greens where being airifide but the pro shop was nice and took care of us for on a cart so felt they made effort to make up for error weather it was there's or golf nows. Nice course otherwise

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Inviting yet challenging

The course was in great shape despite all the rain earlier in the week.

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

Beautiful day for golf

Expected aerated greens per the GN warning, but was pleasantly surprised to find they had postponed it to the following week. Course was in great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Feeling a little SPACEY...

Big greens and lots of opportunities to miss off the tee and still be in good shape. This place is "scorable" and "spacey" :)

You will enjoy this walk if you decide to pack or push. All slopes are gradual and short. You get some solid views of the Olympics and Rainier is your back drop on many holes. Only by walking will you get an appreciation for the rolling fairways.

You get a little bit of everything here: challenging par 3's over waste areas or water, Par 4's that require accuracy opposed to length, Par 4's that let you bomb away, and very getable Par 5's.

Everything that makes a course fun, you can find at The Home Course.

I've played here twice and both times the course has been in great condition. In the summer, these fairways will ROLL.

THC has one of the best practice putting greens you will find. The practice chipping area and range are also well above average. Everything is grass (no mats) and well groomed.

To sum this up...

Greens: large, fast, & a great deal of small hills and undulations
Fairways: Large & forgiving

Enjoy.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

So-so and so slow

Greens not smooth due to mixed grass; fairway turf too short and thin; 5-hour round despite a Marshall on duty. Lay-out is interesting and challenging with some great views.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
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 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

loved it! wind and all

I loved the layout and true links style bunkering. greens are challenging but nice. not too fast when i played them. my playing partner said he liked it as much as chambers bay links, but chambers bay is on a different level as far as difficulty, scenery and overall "bigness", but it is a US open course after all. but i will return and it was really worth the long drive. oh and loved the wind!! after all its part of the game

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great track

Great course,especially if you are sick of playing in the woods.Room to hit the ball around,nice greens.The only thing that could have made this a better day was;if I hit the hole in one,on the third hole,instead of my partner!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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