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4.4
172 Reviews (172)
5 Stars
111
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.6
87.9%
Recommend this course
158 out of 172 reviews
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4.2
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
90.9%
Recommend this course
10 out of 11 reviews
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4.2
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.7%
Recommend this course
43 out of 52 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6912 yards
Slope 136
Rating 74.1
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Fox Hopyard Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Roger Rulewich (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Major credit cards are accepted.
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Not permitted: silk screened tee shirts, shirts without sleeves for men, tank tops, tennis lengthed shorts, gym shorts, cut offs, blue jeans and inappropriate footwear.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Connecticut (2019 #10) (2018 #1)
  • Golf Advisor: Golfers' Choice (2018 #24)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in New England (2016 #25)

Reviews

4.4
172 Reviews (172)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 13
Forced Carries 12
Bunkers 10
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 9
Advanced Golfers 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 8

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Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Miserable experience

So after a 2.5hr front nine, we were told by a ranger that the slow pace of play would be addressed, alas no. From the 16th tee you can see the 18th hole... nobody for 20 minutes. But when we got there, 4 groups on the hole. We started waiting on hole 3... ranger didn’t move the super slow group forward. 5 hrs in total, hopefully ranger got tipped heavily to hold the rest of the course up. If you want a disjointed non-tempo round, head to Fox Hopyard.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Thanks Andrew

Just wanted to thank Andrew in the pro shop .
I lost my head cover on my m2 hybrid and he was driving by on cart and I told him . He said don’t worry Dave I’ll find it for you , and he did !
We had such a great day . In this crazy time it was so nice to get out , have fun , and enjoy such a great track . Thanks again Andrew and staff at the hop . We’ll be back !

Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Spectacular

the Worcester Tuesday Golf Group all twelve of us said we cannot wait to go back highly recommendable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Tricked out

Overall Id give this course a 6 out of 10.. Pretty good conditions.. The layout is TERRIBLE.. The "architect" takes driver out of your hands... Also this particular day had the most DIFFICULT pin placements on every hole.. The USGA doesnt do that on Sunday in the US Open..

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Poor conditions

The course is in very below average shape especially for the normal price. The greens were pockmarked and tired, and the teeboxes and fairways were eaten up. Course itself is beautiful and well designed but pace of play was slow and it was in very bad shape. Not worth more than $40 a round with a cart

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

One of the best

Love the course layout and difficulty also friendly staff and new carts a with gps love the course and majestic scenery

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This Course Never Disappoints

Caught great weather on a mid-Vember day and the course was in great condition. The electric carts are virtually brand new with great seats and usb power port!! GPS/Nav screen too!!
Great layout. Challenging but fair. Don’t pass this one up.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 11/19/2019

Thanks for leaving us a review, Philip. We're glad you enjoyed your time at Fox Hopyard!

Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/07/2019

Thank you for your 5-star rating! We hope to see you again before the season ends, but if not we look forward to seeing you back next year!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/28/2019

Thanks for leaving us a review, Hwzl. We're glad you enjoyed your time at Fox Hopyard!

Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Must play

This course is an absolute gem!
Every hole is unique and memorable
Bill

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/22/2019

We're glad to hear it, Bill. Thanks for taking time to leave us a review!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Poor greens

Love this course but the greens are in terrible condition. Not an aeration / fertilization issue, just numerous large bare spots on at least 16 of the greens.

Not worth the money they are charging right now. Sad.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/13/2019

Hi ccahill03! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Sad course conditions

We have played Fox Hopyard many times in the past and always found it to be in excellent condition. Not this time. Not sure what is happening there but almost every green was horrible! Large bare spots in multiple areas of every green (except maybe one or two). This was not a case of aerating or fertilizing, we can deal with that. It seemed either to be diseased or not properly cared for. Tee-boxes were not much better, but that seemed to be more due to play.

When we teed off we thought $71 was a decent price to pay for this course based on past experience, boy were we wrong. Current condition is playing at a $25 rate right now. Sad. We hope they can improve the greens soon.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/13/2019

Hello ccahill03. Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make the necessary changes.

Played On
Reviews 88
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/23/2019

Thank you for your feedback on your experience. Please reach out to us if there was anything we could do to boost your rating up to 5-stars during your next visit!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Beautiful Design

Played this course multiple times over the past few years, crew has done a fantastic job! Love the par 3's and 5's on this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/18/2019

Thank you for your 5-stars, danenagler! We hope to see you back at Fox Hopyard again soon!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Everything Was Great - Except for the Greens

Fox Hopyard is a really great track. Visually appealing, challenging, and overall in great shape - except for the greens. They have been punched, but that wasn't the problem. Something has had their way with them, leaving a bare spots on just about every one. They still rolled pretty well though, so it was more of an aesthetic problem - leaving them not up to the standard of the rest of the course. Staff was super friendly, and pace of play was excellent. It was a cloudy day with the threat of rain, so that might of helped.

If you hit the fairway, you are pretty much guaranteed a great lie. Not an easy task on some of the holes. For $49, we felt it was pretty much the right price point. If the greens were a little better, it would be an absolute steal. Hopefully they'll bounce back quickly. Still, a very enjoyable round!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/18/2019

Thank you for sharing your experience, stocklobster! We appreciate your feedback and kind words for our staff that is working hard to get the course into the shape our golfers have come to expect. Next week's maintenance should be just what we need, and we hope you'll make another trip out to see the improvements before the season ends!

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