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3.5
259 Reviews (259)
5 Stars
47
4 Stars
106
3 Stars
51
2 Stars
30
1 Stars
25
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.5
68.9%
Recommend this course
184 out of 259 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.2
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.3%
Recommend this course
12 out of 13 reviews
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3.4
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
3.8
67.6%
Recommend this course
25 out of 37 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6933 yards
Slope 138
Rating 74.4

Formerly known as Deer Run, Pittsburgh National Golf Club has undergone major renovations since management has changed hands over the years, including complete reconditioning of the greens and the addition of 60 new renovated bunkers. The championship golf course that exists today is more challenging than the original though it has retained the same playability. With no blind shots to be found and wide fairways that are player-friendly, the course is inviting to beginners and also offers a casual but interesting round for more advanced players. During the renovation, the club also added a practice facility that includes a grass driving range with heated hitting stalls for year-round use, it is one of the only public grass ranges in the Greater Pittsburgh area. There is also a putting green and chipping area with sand bunkers.

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Course Details

Year Built 1994
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Forse (1994)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

3.5
259 Reviews (259)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Brunch 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 27
Bunkers 24
Undulating Greens 19
This course/club is great for:
Locals 23
Advanced Golfers 17
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 21
Convenient to the City 17
Worth the Drive 14

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice course, good challenge

Nice layout. Well taken care of given the weather which was very wet.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice layout, good challenge

The course has a god layout and is well maintained. The staff is very friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout getting even better with the improvements to holes 10 and 11.

Great layout. They continue to make the course better with the ongoing improvements to holes 10 and 11. Try it you’ll love it!

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
Verified Purchaser

Winter Golf in Pittsburgh

Considering the time of year, the course was in excellent condition and a great value.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fall Golf

Great fall day on a nice track. Greens running fast.
Trees a blaze of colors.

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

Slow play

No ranger.
It shouldn't take over 5 hours to play 18

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Hot Deal!

Great rate on a course that’s in good condition. The greens are very fast but we had a great time.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Need to fishing the 10th and 11th holes

Fun course, but will wait till 10th and 11th holes are finished before I go back. Work has been going on here for a few months.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tell the players about construction

I always like Pittsburgh National because of its challenging layout and nice amenities. The pro shop attendant was nice but could have told me that #10 and #11 were torn up for repair and renovations. Of course I only paid $18 so I guess I can’t complain too much.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Pgh National

We played 18 and had an open course all afternoon. There is some course construction that modifies a couple of holes but the course is playable. The greens are in good shape. The tee boxes and fairways are beat up. But the course is open and allows for recovery after a bad shot. For the Hot Deal price, i'd play again and again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is under construction

The back nine is a mess. If you go out and play, play the front twice. The back nine isn’t worth the hassle.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Average all the way around

The deal I got was great, if you find a good deal it’s a really nice place to go. Overall though the 2 times I’ve golfed here the staff have been very unfriendly and unwelcoming. They seemed “annoyed” toward non members. The course is a work in progress and will look really nice in the future. 10 11 13 14 are all being redone. 11 is basically not even a hole. There are workers all over the back 9 which makes it’s difficult even though it’s not their fault. Personal opinion, I think it could Great course once the renovations are done and if they lowered their prices. I’d never golf their if i didn’t get the deal I found. Lack of kindness from the staff was a real disappointment. I think for the money there are other really nice courses out there.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible

Gravel in the traps
Ball marks all over greens
Divots all over fairways
No ranger

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very poor condition on the fairways and greens. Grass is growing in to the traps and not edged.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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