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3.9
211 Reviews (211)
5 Stars
68
4 Stars
77
3 Stars
39
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
82.2%
Recommend this course
171 out of 211 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.6
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.0
75.0%
Recommend this course
42 out of 56 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.8
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
28
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.6
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.1
81.0%
Recommend this course
64 out of 79 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7158 yards
Slope 142
Rating 75.0

Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Steve Smyers (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
GPS 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, Discover and American Express
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code collared shirts, denim jeans not permitted

Reviews

3.9
211 Reviews (211)

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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Value

Not really worth the money. There was a wedding going on, couldn’t have lunch. Some of the greens were a little rough.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice course. Bad weather.

Really nice course. Wide open fairways. Many large bunkers. Challenging layout. Friendly staff. Bad weather when we played but still had a good time. Will be back when the weather improves.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Pace of play ruined the day

We have always enjoyed Royce Brook. But. sand traps were terrible . Clearly they hadn’t been raked in some time.
While the fairways and green were fine the pace of play was beyond awful. Our 4 some teed off at 12.50. At 5.10 after 14 holes we packed it in. Never before in my experience had it taken so long to play 14 holes.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great course - few suggestions

I really liked the challenge and layout of this course- was in very good condition. Greens great. Bunkers could be brutal- thankfully I only landed in one. It was my first time here and thought the signage for the holes could be better. I was quite surprised and disappointed that there were no rest rooms or porta johns ANYWHERE on the course - it least have one for front 9 and back 9. otherwise strongly recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time

Great layout, no sand to speak of, bunkers were like hard pan. Does anyone fix ball marks?? I don’t think so.
Greens and bunkers need some TLC.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course in value and play

Excellent layout, gorgeous course. Greens were perfect
Traps need raked, literally none were.
Approaches were soaking wet and ball wouldn't roll/ bounce
Everything else was perfect. Will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Better than last year

Played Royce Brook the other day. Not my first time playing it but haven't been there this year. Other courses have entered the rotation and we have been enjoying them. Had to go to royce Brook this weekend because could not get a tee time at the other courses. The course was in great shape from tee to green, much better than other years. The only thing that keeps us away is the $100 price tag on the weekend. We were second group out and pace of play was not an issue but things were getting backed up behind us. Conditions were good and if you are thinking of going get an early tee time

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

5-1/2 to 6 hr round not fun

Course is in good enough condition. How ever starter sends groups out 6 minutes apart and over booked course. For 89$ should be enjoyable however pace of play was 5 hrs and 45 minutes will never golf there again.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poorly managed

Had a poorly managed outing in the morning. Resulting in a 5 hr round for everyone in east course. Not a country club pace. No refreshment cart all day. Terrible

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

What happened?

Got the course on a hotdeal for $38. It’s listed as $129 on sat and sun mornings. Course is in really nice shape for $30-40, but not for $130. I played there this past Sunday and it’s clear they haven’t cut the aprons or fringe since. There are large piles of weeds growing everywhere. The apron around the greens should be a putt/chip choice. It’s a wedge for sure. Course was fantastic last year, but slipped this year. Hopefully it’s just a bad week.

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

Golfers Delight

The only criticism I have is for the golfers who play here. Take responsibility for your divots. Actually, if we all fix at least one divot on every green, there would be no divots left to affect the roll on the greens.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/22/2019

Thank you so much for your review. We value your feedback, and hope to see you back soon. We appreciate your efforts to help maintain course conditions and agree that everyone can do their part. Have a great day!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

What a Disaster!

I've played this course before and I did not expect the condition of this course. Tee boxes were loaded with crabgrass, bunkers were like cement and most without rakes. Most of the fairways were burnt and in bad shape and most of the greens were ringed with crabgrass. It did not look to me or my son that the course was being taken care of. Will not play this course again. A BIG waste of my money! I know they're planning on building low income housing on the property so I guess they're just letting it go.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/22/2019

Thank you for your feedback. We take your opinion seriously, and are working everyday to improve the customer experience. Despite some current issues, we are committed to maintaining course conditions and providing a great golfing experience. If you'd like to continue discussing your time here with us, please email info@roycebrook.com. Have a great day!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Pennsylvania Advisor
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great day despite not the best course conditions

Royce Brook is a super facility and has a great staff. The weather has taken its toll on the East Course and the fairways and greens have been much better in the past. The traps were are puddles and mud on this day. We love the facility and recommend it and hopefully the conditioning will be better soon enough and the hard damaging rains and heat will subside.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/22/2019

Thank you so much for your review. We appreciate your feedback and are working hard to improve and maintain course conditions. We hope to see you soon, have a great day!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Fix the traps!

The East course is a great challenging layout but 90% of the traps are packed mud. No sand. The traps you can see from the clubhouse have sand. They clearly weren't built with proper drainage. If they're not going to fix this they should just grow grass in them.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/22/2019

Thank you for your feedback. We take your opinion seriously, and understand your frustration. We are considering options to improve the bunkers and hope to provide a better experience next time. If you have any other comments or concerns, please email info@roycebrook.com. Have a great day!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Only a 2 star course

They’re trading on the name of the west members course. East is wide open but boring course. NOTHING but flat fairways and greens, NO shrubs or flowers or water. Has lots of bunkers but NO sand only mud. Course grooming is good. NO course layout on card or cart. Hole direction non-existent. At least there’s ball washers with towels. Club house food area is ok. Definitely not worth the money unless you’re paying reduced rate. Only good thing about my round was the reduced rate that I paid for with a gift card. DEFINITELY will not play thee again unless it’s the west course. Spend your money $50+ elsewhere

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/22/2019

Thank you for your feedback. We take your opinion seriously, and are working everyday to improve the customer experience. We are disappointed to hear you did not enjoy your time on the East Course, but hope you will give us another chance to provide a better experience. If you have any other comments or concerns, please email info@roycebrook.com. Have a great day!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Disappointed with course conditions.

Played Royce Brook East for the first time. Conditions were fair at best.
Bunkers with hard wet sand, many containing water.
Tee boxes top coated with sand.
Some fairways with dried up areas.
Weeds growing on the fringes of greens.
Greens needed better maintenance.
Cart paths crumbling.
Fortunately I got at Hot Deal tee time from GolfNow so I didn’t pay full weekend rate.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/22/2019

Hi Matt, thank you for your feedback. We take your opinion seriously, and are working everyday to improve the customer experience. We are sorry to hear the conditions did not meet your expectations, and we will continue to work on maintaining and improving the course for our guests. If you have any other questions or concerns, please email us at info@roycebrook.com. Have a great day!

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