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136 Reviews (136)
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
84.5%
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128 out of 136 reviews
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4.8
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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4.7
35 Reviews (35)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6964 yards
Slope 146
Rating 74.3

There are 27 holes of championship golf available at Blue Ridge Trail Golf Club. They are divided into three nines, naturally named Blue, Ridge and Trail, that are played in different 18-hole combinations. The holes have an advantageous setting amidst mountains and trees, offering both privacy and scenery. The setting is made even more peacefully secluded by the fact that there are no parallel fairways throughout the entire golf course. The holes were carefully carved from the forests and hillsides, providing each nine with a different character. With four water holes, the Ridge/Trail combination has the most water of any of the courses. There are also strategically placed bunkers throughout but the towering, mature trees present the most formidable challenges. The course starts off rather gently with the player-friendly Ridge, but becomes progressively more difficult on the back nine.

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Course Details

Year Built 2006
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brian Ault (1992) Brian Ault (2006) Dan Schlegel (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Blue Ridge Trail Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

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4.3
136 Reviews (136)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 20
Elevation Changes 18
Bunkers 17
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 20
Advanced Golfers 14
A Weekend Splurge 10
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 21

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Great track

Played here a couple of times in different seasons and I must say, the three (3) courses are maintained very well. My husband enjoyed these courses as well and was very pleased of the pace of play. Finished 18 holes in 3.5 hours.

Very nice layout and a nice course to play and enjoy golf as it should be. Sand bunkers are easy to get out of just a pleasant course to enjoy a round.

If you want a relaxing round, come play here. It is worth the trip.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
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5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Awesome golf course ! Has to be in the top 5 best courses to play in the north east PA. greens, fairways and tees are perfect.... Just a beautiful golf course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Thumbs up

Went here based on reviews of local public courses - in Hazleton from out of town and was looking to sneak in a quick 18.

Walked up without a tee time as a single at 8am and the crew got me right out. Played the blue and trail courses.

Everything is lined with trees- a lot of elevation changes, very fun course to play. The greens and tee boxes were in fantastic shape.

Really great value - I’ll definitely be back on future trips

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Bring 4 Friends

Course in terrific shape. Only complaint is we were behind a fivesome starting at the turn, Management unconcerned. when reported to starter. Skipped the hole bypassing the group. Played 17 holes. They significantly slowed the round for players behind them. We finished at least two holes ahead of the problem. Imagine course will start to thin out but be forewarned. Or is that fivewarned?

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Allways enjoy playing here conditions are always great staff always friendly

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course

Our first time playing Blue Ridge and we will definitely be back. Challenging course, but the GPS units in the cart were a great help, being able to touch a point and know how far to hit. We were a 3some, but got paired up with a 4th who had played there before which was also helpful. Very scenic and well kept.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

worth the trip

this place has everything you want and more. Great speed on the greens and fantastic layout. Staff is superb. In particular, I loved the granular sand in the bunkers - made for very consistent lies and fair play-ability out of them. If you have a chance to play here - it is totally worth the drive!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Tough but full of fun

We had a great time at this beautiful and challenging golf coarse and we will be back!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

first time playing this course

had a really awesome time playing this course with my family, staff was friendly, worth the trip!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great day

Played around a tournament and never waited once. Staff did a great job moving us around.

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

Vacation Traveling

This course is outstanding! We played the Blue & Ridge courses. Greens were in great shape, fairways cut & enormous amount of grass! Traps were all the same texture and raked. If you want a challenge play Blue Ridge Trail GC!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Played Blue Ridge set up from blue tees

Played early morning, some blue holes still were wet and had standing water in areas. Overall, it was still one of best courses I played all year. A true test of your ability.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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