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3.4
257 Reviews (257)
5 Stars
71
4 Stars
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3 Stars
32
2 Stars
17
1 Stars
31
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.5
67.9%
Recommend this course
198 out of 257 reviews
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2.7
80 Reviews (80)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
29
Conditions
2.5
Value
2.9
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
3.7
50.0%
Recommend this course
40 out of 80 reviews
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2.9
91 Reviews (91)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
29
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.1
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
3.7
54.9%
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50 out of 91 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6608 yards
Slope 131
Rating 72.3

Frog Hollow Golf Club in Middletown boasts the title of "best public golf course" in Delaware. The course has a links-style layout that is challenging but still player-friendly enough to appeal to beginners, seniors, and juniors. The layout is wide open and quite forgiving but there are still plenty of hazards with which to contend. There are more than 50 strategically placed bunkers throughout the golf course. Their thoughtful placement makes up the bulk of the layout's challenges. There are ponds that come into play on six holes as well as tall native grasses that appear along the fairways and greens. The wind is often a factor on the course too and will test your accuracy even further. Frog Hollow Golf Club's par 3s and par 5s are manageable but the par 4s will test even the best players.

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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect David E. Horne (2000) Allen Liddicoat (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirts for men. No denim.

Reviews

3.4
257 Reviews (257)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 17
Bunkers 16
Water Hazards 11
This course/club is great for:
Locals 14
Advanced Golfers 12
A Weekend Splurge 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 16

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Worst course I’ve played

Played on 9/14/2019. The course is in absolutely awful condition. Fairways were mostly dirt, bunkers have not been maintained in years, they had temporary greens because they were aerating the greens. This was the most depressing round of golf I’ve ever played due to the awful course conditions. I realize the weather has been hot and dry, but it seems like they neglect this course. Keep in mind I played this course about 4 or 5 years ago and it was stunning...not sure why they chose to neglect it recently, but if your planning to play here, I recommend you go elsewhere. It’s no fun golfing on this course. Very disappointing, not even worth the cheap price. I’ve played some bad golf courses over the years, but this is the worst I’ve ever seen. This course should be closed down until it’s repaired.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 09/16/2019

Hi kdrexler2. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
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Previously Played

Course was a waste of time

Course was unplayable. Temporary greens were unplayable. Greens were like playing on rough. Holes were full of water and flagstick were broken. They should shut down course or at least warn the players that it’s not worth the money and mostly the time.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 09/12/2019

Hi, u7563632. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We understand your frustration with the current conditions. Please bear with us as we work diligently to make improvements. We hope you'll give us another try in the future. Thanks for choosing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
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First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Poor Conditions

Glad I didn't pay full price to play. Course conditions were awful yet their web site claims it the best public course in the area. Not so! They said there was a lightning strike in July that interrupted their irrigation however the course should of come back by now.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Lousy conditions!

Course was in horrible shape.looks like they don't care about the condition everything was in.fairways,bunkers,tee boxes,greens!will not be going back until I read better reviews.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 09/04/2019

Hi fishing55. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

How now brown crown

The course was struck by lightning which damaged the irrigation, some greens tee boxes and fairways showed the problem, but, this is still a great course and will be back even better soon. I love this course!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

It was so bad that they should not be charging anybody to come and play on this course. They need to close it down fix it then maybe pay the dollars to play it was freaking horrible it sucked

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/30/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Any golf day - a good day

I play the game for the fun of it. The course had major water issues this summer and unfortunately there is a lot of bad areas to hit from. If you take the game seriously and play for more than a good time I suggest you try somewhere else.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/29/2019

Hi, 70challengerhemi. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We understand your frustration with the current conditions from the water. Please bear with us as we work diligently to make improvements. We hope you'll give us another try in the future. Thanks for choosing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Burned out.

Fairways, greens, even the tee boxes all burned out from the weather. Hard and cracked. The manager at the desk shouuld've refused to take the money.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Lack of Maintenance

I've been to this course in the past and really enjoyed it. Though this was my first time playing this year and the course was terrible. Most of the greens were completely scorched, as well as many areas in the fairway. The ruff was not well maintained and ended up making it extremely difficult to find a ball if you hit 5-10 yards off the fairway.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/23/2019

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing and the current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Maintenance needed

We are visiting from Florida and decided to play a round close to where we were staying however poor choice. This course is in bad condition. We were totally disappointed. Fairways are terrible greens mainly dirt. I guess we were looking for something similar to Florida courses and this certainly was not it. I wanted a refund but just decided just let it go.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/29/2019

Hi gbright670. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Played On
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Plays Once a week
1.0
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Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/20/2019

Hi jamiej. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Plays Once a week
1.0
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Previously Played

Course is destroyed

Frog Hollow has been running specials stating the sprinkler system was struck by lighting in July 2019. I have played there previously multiple times and loved the course was in immaculate condo so I figured what the heck try it and see

The course must be closing, grass hasn’t been cut, rough hasn’t been maintained, sand traps have grass growing throughout, fairway is beaten, and the greens are dirt (literally all dirt no green see picture). While playing we were the only people on the course, at one point we caught up to another pair but this is only because it started thundering and lightning so we were headed back to the club house. While playing the sky’s turned gray and the thunder started. Like always we play until the horn, except there was no horn, EVER. 30+ minutes into the storm and still no horn.

Seems like this course will be closing in the near future. Such a shame was one of my favorite local courses.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/19/2019

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the delay of play during your round. This is is not acceptable. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We have projects ongoing to and the current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Not Playable

Course says lightening struck their irrigation system and went unwatered for 2 weeks. This is usually a must play course with superb condition. BUT AS OF NOW, ITS UNPLAYABLE, and likely will be for a while. Greens are BARE and BROWN.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/22/2019

Hi, u218885084. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We understand your frustration. Please bear with us as we work diligently to make improvements. We hope you'll give us another try in the future for the conditions you know us for. Thanks for choosing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/14/2019

Hi, thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worst round of golf EVER

This course should not be open in its current shape.
The starter stated that there were some brown spots out there - that was an under-statement.
The course was in non-playing shape and should not be open until the fairways and greens grow back.
They say the sprinkler system went down and thats why its in such poor shape, but why do the bunkers have grass growing in them.
COURSE SHOULD NOT BE OPEN FOR PLAY.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/15/2019

Hi, thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course Conditions Horrible

We have played this course twice. The first time was earlier this spring, and it was a pleasant experience.

We played 9 holes yesterday and the fairway and green conditions were atrocious. The fairways were in such poor condition that if you left a divot it improved the look. The greens were mostly nonexistent of grass, and even the sand traps were so poor that if you landed in one the ball bounced out.

My gripe is that we were not told at the pro shop while we paid. I understand that golf course go through periods of maintenance, but at least let us know so we can decide if we wanted to play under the conditions or go elsewhere.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/14/2019

Hi, stevemccluskey. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing and the current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/12/2019

Hi cxkimxx0. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club.

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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Been a while and will Be a while again

Last played here ten years ago. Got a hot deal, then the morning I was to play got an email from the course offering discounts because of poor conditions. I should have stayed home. Burnt out fairways , unkempt traps, and terrible greens. Lame excuse about water system down because of a lightning strike. That should not prevent greens from being taken care of, or maintaining the traps. Drove over 30 miles each direction for this. Spend your golf dollars someplace else.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/08/2019

Hi,thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing to recover the fairways and greens. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. We are glad to see you rated the rest of your visit to be great during your game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not in good shape and

I’ve played this course before and always enjoyed my round. Currently , the course is in very bad shape, in my opinion it’s unplayable. The tee boxes, fairways, and greens are burnt out and most of the bunkers are unplayable. The starter said their sprinkler system was damaged by a storm, but based on the conditions I think there’s more going on. There should be a warning posted on the GolfNow site. Beware if you plan on playing here anytime soon.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Amenities Average
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/06/2019

Hi, William. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing and the current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. We are glad to see you rated the rest of your visit to be great during your game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Frog Hollow Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Beware this course is done for the season...

We booked our golf round on Golfnow and prepaid...we showed up on the course was pretty much empty. Only then did we find out that there was an ‘irrigation problem’ but was assured the course was brown and still very playable. This is dead wrong. The course is hard, covered in crabgrass, and greens are dead.
There is no mention of the course condition on Facebook, the website or Golfnow. I recommend that you inform those booking of the condition and that you actually consider closing until the repairs are made and the course is in better condition.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Frog Hollow Golf Club
Commented On 08/06/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review us. We apologize for any confusion or misunderstanding regarding your recent reservation. If you have any questions regarding your GolfNow reservations in the future, please do not hesitate to contact their team at 1 (800) 767-3574. We value your feedback and hope to welcome you back for another round soon.

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