Royce Brook Golf Club - West Golf Course

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3.9
130
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
49
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.8
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
82.2%
Recommend this course
105 out of 129 reviews
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Average Rating
4.2
16
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
81.2%
Recommend this course
13 out of 16 reviews
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Average Rating
4.0
27
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
85.2%
Recommend this course
23 out of 27 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7158
Slope 142
Rating 75.0
Type Private
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 7158 yards 75.0 142
Green 72 6854 yards 73.3 133
Gold 72 6531 yards 71.6 130
White 72 6256 yards 70.2 129
Red 72 5366 yards 72.0 122
Scorecard for West
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 75.0/142 401 441 536 418 219 461 553 177 461 3667 417 512 213 419 464 445 310 170 541 3491 7158
Green M: 73.3/133 388 405 529 411 204 448 533 161 438 3517 405 505 191 409 426 415 303 162 531 3347 6864
Gold M: 71.6/130 373 385 507 391 190 423 513 151 399 3332 390 490 181 387 411 390 290 157 511 3207 6539
White M: 70.2/129 W: 77.0/139 351 376 491 378 180 408 495 135 391 3205 375 475 170 362 386 366 278 150 489 3051 6256
Red W: 71.4/122 304 335 133 308 95 337 461 113 351 2437 308 438 108 329 315 352 204 120 422 2596 5033
Handicap 17 5 7 11 9 1 13 15 3 8 6 12 14 2 10 18 16 4
Par 4 4 5 4 3 4 5 3 4 36 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 3 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Bent grass
Greens Bent grass
Architect Steve Smyers

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code collared shirts, denim jeans not permitted

Reviews

3.9
130

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Patio Dining 12
Dinner 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 26
Undulating Greens 12
Thick Rough 9
This course/club is great for:
Locals 16
Advanced Golfers 14
Entertaining Clients 13
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 20
Worth the Drive 15
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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Twilight/Fall @ Roycebrook

It was OK. I had heard nice things & it lived up to it most of the time. Greens could run true but did not recover well from footprints & were quite bumpy late in the day as well as sand traps that were more like dirt pits. Pace O' play was absolutely horrendous & I'm not a stickler for playing fast. There was no ranger out there & probably should've been today. MAY go back but a ton of other competition to consider for like pricing that is nicer.

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

Play it again Sam.

The weather was as good as it could get. We were paired up with a scratch golfer and a single digit player just like us. The course conditions near perfect. We were all shooting lights out until we caught up to a fivesome on the eighth hole, so we practiced for ten minutes on the seventh green until they cleared out and then we never seen them again. It was a great day on the course argueing who the better football team is and who s the best golfer nowadays. We all shot in the seventies and had a great time, I can’t wait to go back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Day

Great Course! Great Staff, that was friendly, helpful and really wanted you to enjoy your time there. We had no one in front of us and played in 4 hrs, with a 1:00 tee time. The course was soaked, so cart path only. Not there fault. Greens were smooth and very wet. I will go back again!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Course

It has been years since I played at this course, and I felt that it was still in great condition. Weather was hot and humid. But, I appreciated the following:

1. Driving range with real grass as opposed to turf.

2. Friendly staff.

3. Course layout.

It felt like they did shave off a bit on the rough, which i didn't mind. Fast green, and layout allows for you to pick your shots. Plays bit slow in part because of the layout, but saw rangers around checking in.

Overall worth the drive from NYC, and glad I used long weekend easy traffic to get down to play here. Will come back for more pain later on the year. haha

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

Impressive!

The weather has been terrible recently with extreme amounts of rain and showed up at 7am for an 8am tee time thinking this course would be a swamp. Couldn’t be further from the truth. No 90 degree rule or cart path only, just go play. Hat tip to the grounds crew because the course was in great shape.

Grass range and a beautiful putting green that impressed my country club buddies who were dragged to a “public” course. By the end of the round they wanted to know when we were coming back. The layout is wonderful and each hole is pretty unique. No throwaway holes that you usually see at public courses. Now the pictures of the course look to be of the West course which is private and a links style. The public course is the East course, but it is “public” in name only as it is taken care of like a private club course. Fairways are generous and cut like fairways should, and the rough is something to be avoided. Greens could be better taken care of by players as soft conditions make for pot marked greens. But that is on the players who don’t know how to take care of something great when they play on it. Simply amazing day of golf.

The staff could not have been more helpful and courteous. A+ to all of them. Great clubhouse after the round to celebrate a win or drown the sorrows. Can’t wait to get back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Pennsylvania Advisor
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

great facility

I had always wanted to try Royce Brook and yesterday was the day. Used 2 coupons on a hot deal and got the price down to 33 per player which was fantastic. The overall facility is as good as it gets. Tremendous practice area and the level of service is top notch. The patio area is nice and the outdoor grill is great for burgers, dogs and beers. You feel like you are way far from civilization as its out in the country and its peaceful and lovely. The East course gives you plenty of room off the tee and on many of the greens you can run the ball on so its quite playable for all levels. The greens are outstanding and moderately fast. There is a great mix of holes and the you'll use all the clubs in your bag. I will make sure to return each year for a great day.

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

Twosome

The two of us find shed the round in 3 1/2 hours. We actually took our time since the temperature was hovering around 100•

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow play

The course was incredibly slow. We teed off play and had a 6 hour round. Overall conditions were fair. Greens had a lot of tracking for 9am and the course doesn’t seem to drain well. It rained a lot the morning before but I didn’t expect the bunkers to be completely filled with water. I shot pretty well so I guess that’s good?

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in great condition and the greens were fast. Will definitely be playing here again!

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
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Course

I really enjoyed playing this course for the first time. I thought the layout was great and the course was in great shape as well. The only issue i have is the drive since i would play this course much more if it wasn't such a far drive. I would recommend this course to anyone looking to play a course with an open layout.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No surprises. Just a good experience/round

I’ve played this course more than dozen times. Nothing sticks out as uniquely good or bad. Midway between NY and Philly - good place for me to play NY golf buddies. A bit pricey but bearable.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Shape

Course was in fantastic shape. Well worth the fee. Pace of play was 4:30.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Excellent round in challenging conditions

We had a great afternoon playing the East course in very cold and windy conditions. The course was in great shape and the golf course staff was extremely friendly and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Don't bother

Slooowwww pllay .

Starter didn't care where are other duece was ?

Went to one and hit , while waiting to hit second, which took 15min ? Two balls came down the fairway and almost hit us ?

Are playing partners showed up ?

No one here cares , from starter to bartenders .

Don't waste your time or money !!

Trust me .

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Nice Course - want to play again in the summer

Played here Match18th, 32 degrees and windy! Course was in very nice shape for March. Fairways were fine and greens were very good and rolled true. Even bunkers were OK to hit out of. Loved the layout. We will definitely come back this summer and play it as it should be played. I bet it'll be fantastic. Staff was also very friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Winter golf

With winter golf in NJ we manage our expectations. As long as the greens are rolling (which they were) it’s good to get out there on a nice day.

At least the traps have raked so you could fix your lies.

All in all good location with a good price.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
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Valid dates: Oct 19, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018
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