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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 6584 yards
Slope 132
Rating 72.7
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Theodore Wirth Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1916
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

1.7
2 Reviews (2)
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Previously Played

Pace of Play Still a Problem

I had not played the course in five years because of course conditions and pace of play issues but I wanted to check out the renovated course. Big mistake.

How the course is set up and managed ensures a long slog around the course. The slowest round of golf I have played in years.

As it stands now, it's simply not a course I can come back to because of the pace of play.

My playing partner and I teed off 20 minutes late for a mid-morning tee time (starter was doing other things) and it took 4:20 to play just 15 holes. We skipped a par 5 and a par 4 on the front and a par 5 on the back because of slow play.

There was a 1.5 hole gap on the front but with no ranger, the entire front nine was at a near standstill. I'll also note no beverage cart on a holiday with a pretty full tee sheet?

In addition, there are a lot of casual and beginner golfers at this course which is great. Wirth needs to make this game a little more enjoyable by cutting down the rough, which was way too thick, and widening fairways on most holes.

The pace of play would pick up, people would shoot better scores and have more fun, leading to repeat business. (Know your customer).

The course was in good shape, the rough aside, and the greens were quite good but a bit slow.

The renovated bunkers were nicely done and offers character back to when the course was initially built.

The new par 3 12th is short but good although another bunker behind the green should have been built. Players tip: don't go long and play the yardage as is despite it being an uphill shot. Long is dead.

The par 4 18th is a very nice finishing hole with a shot at birdie if you can hit the fairway. The fairway is wider than it appears from the tee box.

But in the end, the good finishing hole ends up being meaningless if one has had to suffer five hours just to get there. Management needs to fix the pace of play or players are ultimately going to gravitate to other courses.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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