Somerby Golf Club

4.1428571429 4.1 stars from 5 (2)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7209 yards
  • Slope: 140
  • Rating: 74.7
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Proper golf attire
Credit cards accepted: Yes

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 7209 yards 74.7 140
Silver 72 6728 yards 72.6 136
Combo 72 6304 yards 71.5 135
Bronze 72 6205 yards 70.2 131
White 72 5739 yards 68.1 127
White (W) 72 5739 yards 72.9 134
Royal (W) 72 5160 yards 69.7 127

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.1 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.7 stars from 5
Value: 3.9 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.4 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.4 stars from 5
Course Layout: 5.0 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.1 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 2 Reviews
5 stars:
1
4 stars:
0
3 stars:
0
2 stars:
1
1 stars:
0

recommend this course

1 out of 2 reviews


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"One of the best courses in MN"


Godfather23's avatar
Age:  35-44
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/02/2016
Previously played

Reviewed on

Not sure what this other reviewer was talking about. I've played the course a bunch of times. The staff is amazing and I don't believe I have ever seen a weed in the fairway ever!! The cost to play at this course as a guest is cheaper then going to Troy Burne or Stoneridge were I tend to play more often. If you can find a way to play here, I would try to make it happen. Top 5 course in MN for sure, that's not my opinion, it's a fact.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"What happened?"


Mngolfing's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/23/2015
Previously played

Reviewed on

In the past this course was in wonderful condition. This year I have played the course multiple times each time I was astonished by the lack of love shown to the course. As small examples: My first game this year, there was a field of dandelions in the middle of number 11 fairway. This last game, the cut grass was piled in rows on the fairway from being cut. In the rough there was patches of cut grass throughout. The grass in the rough appeared to be there for days, it was dry and brittle to the touch. I found 3 golf balls under this cut grass in the rough through my round.

This is a private course managed as if it were a $20 public course. The clubhouse personnel could not care less about a patron. I did not get his name, but If I would have been ignored by the man in the office I would have left with a less bitter experience. As it was, when I left the pro shop I felt that I should apologize for the inconvenience I put him through to have him come out into the pro shop. I can not understand why a member would pay the high costs to play at this course.

The only redeeming quality is the friendliness of those that work in the grille and drive the beverage carts


Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor

Quality of food & beverage: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I don't recommend this course



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