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Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 6584 yards
Slope 132
Rating 72.7
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6584 yards 72.7 132
White 72 6272 yards 71.2 129
Gold (W) 72 5694 yards 73.4 126
Gold 72 5694 yards 67.9 123
Red (W) 72 5313 yards 71.3 122
Scorecard for Theodore Wirth Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 71.8/131 378 489 333 224 446 492 397 160 391 3310 380 335 118 518 422 363 491 180 358 3165 6475
White M: 70.5/128 368 471 311 195 410 471 363 140 374 3103 370 332 113 503 410 358 485 175 330 3076 6179
Gold M: 67.4/123 313 441 270 178 361 446 350 120 308 2787 303 323 89 461 342 330 436 156 300 2740 5527
Red W: 70.5/115 230 368 232 153 316 392 307 100 308 2406 303 323 69 461 342 330 436 156 252 2672 5078
Handicap 7 3 11 15 1 13 9 17 5 6 14 16 2 4 18 8 12 10
Par 4 5 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 36 4 4 3 5 4 4 5 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 7 1 13 15 5 3 9 17 11 10 12 18 2 4 14 6 16 8

Course Details

Year Built 1916

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

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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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