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4.6
126 Reviews (126)
5 Stars
88
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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3
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
94.5%
Recommend this course
120 out of 126 reviews
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4.6
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
4
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2
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
87.0%
Recommend this course
20 out of 23 reviews
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4.7
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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2
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.5%
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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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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6912 yards 74.1 136
Blue 71 6512 yards 72.6 131
White 71 6109 yards 70.7 124
Gold 71 5657 yards 68.5 119
Gold (W) 71 5657 yards 73.7 132
Red 71 5111 yards 70.7 123
Scorecard for Fox Hopyard Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.1/136 390 409 517 202 506 384 395 180 412 3395 412 192 415 450 224 567 249 457 551 3517 6912
Blue M: 72.6/131 374 383 504 184 486 345 384 165 383 3208 400 170 388 429 199 534 220 436 528 3304 6512
White M: 70.7/124 W: 76.1/140 356 358 457 172 464 320 366 160 350 3003 382 153 372 408 188 508 189 399 507 3106 6109
Red W: 73.9/139 308 286 396 127 409 244 317 96 308 2491 339 110 317 319 115 462 134 357 467 2620 5111
Handicap 13 3 7 17 9 11 1 15 5 12 18 8 4 16 2 14 6 10
Par 4 4 5 3 5 4 4 3 4 36 4 3 4 4 3 5 3 4 5 35 71
Handicap (W) 11 3 7 17 9 13 1 15 5 12 14 2 8 16 4 18 6 10

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.

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Reviews

4.6
126 Reviews (126)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 12
Forced Carries 12
Bunkers 9
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 8
Advanced Golfers 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7

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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Huston we have a problem

Fox hopyard used to be one of my favorite courses in CT. But they must have fallen on very hard times. Tee boxes need a makeover. Greens are well destroyed. Half the fairways look like someone has been off road big on them.

This is another CT course that will fail due to the hostile economic conditions of CT

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Response from Fox Hopyard Golf Club on 07/16/2019:
Thank you for rating your first experience at Fox Hopyard! We hope you'll come back to play the course again soon.
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Response from Fox Hopyard Golf Club on 07/16/2019:
Thank you for rating your round of golf at Fox Hopyard 5-stars, DeLorge!
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from Fox Hopyard Golf Club on 07/16/2019:
Thank you for rating your golf experience at Fox Hopyard Golf Club 5-stars!
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course, better price $49

My group got a great Saturday evening price $49. The course was beautiful other than a handful of tee boxes. Pace was great with no pressure from in front or behind.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from Fox Hopyard Golf Club on 07/09/2019:
Thank you for sharing your experience from one of our new Super Twilight Rounds, Tony! We'll be running the special all season and hope to see you back again soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course, great conditions

2nd time playing this course, first time was 2 years ago. It was as I remembered- fun and challenging. Great conditions, beautiful layout. Great staff and amenities. I am a member of another course in the area, but love coming to this course and will definitely be back again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from Fox Hopyard Golf Club on 07/01/2019:
Thank you for sharing another great experience from playing at Fox Hopyard! We're glad you come back and even if you can't make the switch to being a member here, we look forward to having you visit again soon!
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Response from Fox Hopyard Golf Club on 06/11/2019:
Thank you for rating your first round at Fox Hopyard 5-stars, etgallanty! We hope you'll make the trip back out here again soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

A Yearly Must Play

Not many courses over an hour away that are on my yearly list, but Fox Hopyard will forever be one of them. The staff, grounds, conditions and amenities are second to none. Add in Free range balls plus a great putting and wedge practice area, and you got yourself a day. Stop by On the Rocks for some food or drink after, bartenders are great! Book yourself a round, you won’t be disappointed

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 05/30/2019:
Thank you for coming back again this year, Snatchen! We appreciate you sharing your 5-star experience!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing course

First time playing and the staff and course were both excellent...totally worth the hour and 30 minute drive...only drawback was beverage cart service...we saw the cart on the 2nd hole and never saw her again even though we were told there were 2 carts out there...would definitely go back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 05/24/2019:
Thank you for sharing your first experience at Fox Hopyard with us! We're glad you enjoyed your overall experience and appreciate your feedback! We look forward to seeing you back!
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course was PERFECTION!!!

I have golf in every state in the USA & this course ranks in my top 10 now.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 05/24/2019:
We're happy to hear that your first experience at Fox Hopyard was nothing short of perfect! Thank you for reviewing our course and for putting us in your top-10! We hope you'll be back to golf The Fox again soon!
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

You Have to play here

A great course
Very picturesque
Great range great practice area
I can’t wait to play again there

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 05/07/2019:
Thank you for putting us on you 'must play' list and for your 5-stars! We look forward to your next visit to Fox Hopyard!
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Unbelievable course friendly staff

This course is a must play very challenging and lightning quick greens

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 04/26/2019:
Thank you for making us one of your 'must plays' Chris! With all of the choices of courses to play in the area, we appreciate you coming to Fox Hopyard and are happy to hear how much you enjoyed your first round with us! Come back again soon!
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Spring Training

Just beginning golf again in CT. now that winter is gone. Course was in decent shape considering the grass really hasn't started to grow yet. Greens were fast if you were above the hole. You couldn't really get a true roll because of recent aeration.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 04/29/2019:
Thank you for coming out to Fox Hopyard for an early round this Spring, ZR1Z06! We appreciate your feedback and hope to see you back again throughout the 2019 season!
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always an enjoyable round of golf

This is my first round of golf this year playing at Fox Hopyard Golf Course. It was a rainy day but still had a nice round of golf. It was a “Hot Deal” and morning tee time. We were pleasantly greeted by the cart attendant at the bag drop off point, and checked in at the Pro Shop. The Pro Shop representative was pleasant and accommodating. The course was in great shape for early Spring. The tee boxes, fairways and greens were all in good condition. The bunkers were recently raked and the golf cart was clean and super comfortable. My wife and I finished our round in 3 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 04/23/2019:
We're very happy to hear you enjoyed a great first round of this season at Fox Hopyard, Robert! Thank you for coming out to play another great round with us and we hope to see you and your wife back throughout the season!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 04/22/2019:
Thank you for rating another great round at Fox Hopyard, Dave! We're glad you enjoyed a great 5-star experience and will see you back throughout the 2019 season!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hard but a great course

A excellent (and not to easy)very well designed and maintained course could play there every day

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 04/22/2019:
We're glad you enjoyed the challenges the course presents here at Fox Hopyard, Dave! Thank you for your 5-stars!
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Got expensive to play

I have enjoyed playing this course in the past. It has a great layout and kept in great shape. This year they seemed to have adopted a new pricing policy. They charge top dollar for off season rates. They no longer offer "Hot Deal" value rates. Maybe they're pressuring you to buy a Fox Pass card. That allows you to play for $75., which is still way above their Hot Deal rates from last year.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 04/15/2019:
Thank you for your feedback on your round, UDAMANN. We're glad you enjoyed the course layout and chose to play one of your first rounds of the season at Connecticut's top-ranked course. This time of year we strive to do our best to get the course ready for the season and hope you will keep an eye out for other specials and other opportunities to play us again throughout the year.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from Fox Hopyard Golf Club on 07/16/2019:
We're glad you enjoyed the challenge and had a 5-star golf experience at Fox Hopyard Golf Club!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
4.0
First Time Playing

1st time playing

So many shots on so many different elevations. Ball always above or below your feet. Greens brutally fast & not enjoyable

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Response from Fox Hopyard Golf Club on 07/01/2019:
Thank you for your review of your first experience at Fox Hopyard, silverfox132. We're glad you came out, but hope you won't be discouraged from coming back. We hosted the State Amateur the same time you visited, so the greens may have been a little faster than you typically come to expect. You may never see them run at an 8, but despite the rain we saw a few 12+ during the tournament.
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Nice course

My first visit to the course left me impressed. It's a good challenge that makes you think about how to approach every hole. Dog legs par 5s that require positional appoach to reach the greens. Course was a bit wet due to recent rain, so most of the holes played longer. Looking forward to playing again later this year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from #FoxHopyardGolfClub on 05/24/2019:
We're happy to hear we made a great first impression, John! Thank you for your 5-star review and we look forward to seeing you back here again soon!
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