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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6825 yards
Slope 137
Rating 73.6
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6825 yards 73.6 137
Blue 71 6358 yards 71.3 132
White 71 5926 yards 69.3 128
Green 71 5351 yards 67.4 115
Gold 71 4955 yards 69.7 112
Scorecard for Somersworth
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: 73.6/137 W: 79.8/130 377 356 198 595 215 437 428 365 424 3395 378 557 370 155 415 339 195 431 590 3430 6825
Blue M: 71.3/132 W: 76.4/123 349 330 184 557 192 401 416 344 390 3163 363 531 337 144 373 329 179 396 543 3195 6358
White M: 69.3/128 W: 75.9/122 329 309 158 538 149 367 393 321 374 2938 332 511 310 121 352 317 141 371 533 2988 5926
Green M: 67.4/115 W: 72.3/114 295 280 122 510 130 325 353 281 330 2626 301 479 276 110 308 308 122 339 489 2732 5358
Gold M: 65.2/112 W: 70.1/110 287 252 82 477 114 301 330 270 313 2426 269 453 231 97 295 265 114 336 469 2529 4955
Handicap 13 11 17 1 15 3 5 9 7 10 4 14 18 8 12 16 6 2
Par 4 4 3 5 3 4 4 4 4 35 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 36 71

Course Details

Year Built 2004
Architect William Bradley Booth (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

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4.6
5 Reviews (5)
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Another Great Time

We like to come up to the Oaks a couple times a year from Mass and it's always worth it. The greens are in top notch condition (as always). If you keep the ball in play, you will be presented good opportunities to score. Very fair, yet challenging course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Massachusetts Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Worth the drive!

First of all The Oaks in Somersworth NH is about 1.25 hours north of Boston. So plan accordingly. Secondly- It's worth it. Super layout (and yes, walkable) Multiple tee's make it fun ( don't play the tips- unless you're single digit caps) You can play a mix of them also! ( I wish more courses did that!) The conditions of the course were excellent- The greens..oh my the greens are fast and hard- so be aware! THE best range I've ever been to at a public course to get you ready for your round also- and a great 19th hole! Why go to The links at Outlook (same drive time, terrible staff and conditions and quirky layout) when you can go here and have a much better day. Their sister course is Candia Woods- another fav or mine. ENJOY!!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Best Public Course I have ever played.

Huge bent grass greens, very fast, bent grass fairways, lots of trouble if you don't stay on fairway, well bunkered, intervening wetlands, double dogleg par five, beautiful landscape, challenging par threes with great variation of tee boxes, course management required with lots of opportunity to weigh risk reward choices, each hole has its special challenges. Not an easy course but when you post a good score you know you earned it. Friendly staff with excellent pros. Good restaurant but be prepared to wait for your food.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Best public course in NH

handicap : 12 been playing golf for 47 yrs.
Pros- This is the best maintained public golf course in NH. Bar none ! If played from the back tees, it is in the top three most challenging public courses in NH. A good course for beginners if played from the front tees. It has the fastest greens of any public course in NH or Maine. You MUST keep your approach shots below the hole or it is three putt city. Best practice range in NH. Very cute cart girls and food & beverage staff.
Cons- cart beers are very expensive. Food used to be very good but currently is very expensive considering the portions.(small)
Golf pricing varies greatly but, there are often good deals on weekday afternoon golf . Pace of play also varies greatly. I have played 3hr rounds and 5hr rounds during week & weekends.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Best public course in NH

My handicap: 12 been playing golf for 47 yrs.
Pros- This is the best maintained public golf course in NH. Bar none ! If played from the back tees, it is in the top three most challenging public courses in NH. A good course for beginners if played from the front tees. It has the fastest greens of any public course in NH or Maine. You MUST keep your approach shots below the hole or it is three putt city. Best practice range in NH. Very cute cart girls and food & beverage staff.
Cons- cart beers are very expensive. Food used to be very good but currently is very expensive considering the portions.(small)
Golf pricing varies greatly but, there are often good deals on weekday afternoon golf . Pace of play also varies greatly. I have played 3hr rounds and 5hr rounds during week & weekends.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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