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4.5
163 Reviews (163)
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
97.1%
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158 out of 163 reviews
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4.6
18 Reviews (18)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
94.4%
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4.5
24 Reviews (24)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3387 yards
Slope 128
Rating 36.4
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Woodhaven Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1968
Architect Al Zikorus

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

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Reviews

4.5
163 Reviews (163)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 19
Bunkers 14
Elevation Changes 14
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 23
Walkers 19
Locals 18
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 16
In the 'Burbs 13
Convenient to the City 8

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5.0
Previously Played

Challenging Course

Woodhaven is very beautiful and quite spectacular during Fall with all the trees in color.
The course is always well maintained with not a blade out of place.
Every hole has its own challenges, some more difficult than others, but every green test your skills to the utmost.
Once I master this course I can shoot par or under everywhere else.
My favorite golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great 9 Hole Course

My friends and I have been playing here for years. It's a good course-well maintained, challenging greens, and scenic. The owners are very friendly and helpful. Woodhaven is a fun place to play a round of golf.
Give it a try!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Awesome

The course is well maintained and challenging. Give it a shot, you won't be disappointed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Highly recommended

Great course, always in very good condition. Starter on top of her game and friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful short course and beautiful layout. Great price for 9 holes but I’m going to pay $40 For playing 18 holes on a 9 holes course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this place

Woodhaven is a small course that you'd drive right past of you didn't know where to look. It's a great layout, challenging holes, and a great staff. Jocie and Paul are great!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pleasant surprise

It maybe a 9 hole course. Don’t let that change your mind about playing here. If you want a test putting, this is the course. Course was in great shape. Greens a bit slow but you will be happy they are. I’ll be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course

This is a fun and challenging course and a great deal for the money. Greens and fairways in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Deal, fun greens

Lots of woods keeps this course looking very nice. The only open areas are around water, which is worked into the design pretty well.

The greens were large and steeper than average, which I found challenging but also more fun.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

3 hr for 8 holes

If your not in a rush play here, its cheap and challenging, if you want to get in nine holes quick, find another spot

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/05/2019

Hello, thank you for reviewing the course. Your feedback about the price of our course is important to us. We always want to make sure we are offering golfers a competitive price for their round. It is our goal to give visitors the best chance to get out and play more. We are sorry pace was not the best, we will work to get better. Thank you for playing Woodhaven Country Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Low key

This course was the most no-frills place I have ever played. I was vacationing about an hour away without my clubs and the price was right. The clubs for rent were generic and dirty. The staff is very friendly, but they did not do a good job of regulating the pace of play. We had a foursome of nice kids ahead of us who apparently never played golf before. They were sharing clubs and spent a lot of time searching in the woods and then meandering on the greens deciding what to do next. Players were backed up for 10-15 minutes a hole with everyone yelling back and forth about why no one was driving. The greens were well cared for to the point that a groundskeeper hosed them while you tried to putt. No ranger ever appeared, except to chat people up at the start or afterwards in the parking lot. It took two and a half hours for nine holes for two of us. It’s a very nice course if only someone would take charge.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/30/2019

Hi, KTSK. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the delay of play during your round. This 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 also going to follow up with the staff responsible for the rental clubs so they are in pristine condition. Thank you for playing Woodhaven Country Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lovely course to experience

Nicely located within 30 minutes of New Haven. The course is challenging and well maintained. The greens may be unusually slow playing against the slope. I think the hole layout map at tee off, especially ones having the water hazards and a ditch crossing the fairway, needs better depiction. Otherwise a lovely environment to play. Staff is friendly. I would come back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Highly recommended

Course is on great shape, it is always well maintained. New hole signs look good, new ball washers. Greens in excellent condition.
The starter is always friendly and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great hidden gem

Love this course...love the staff, the layout of holes, super hard greens...it’s really a hidden gem & I love playing there!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course

Fun challenging course. Fantastic layout staff was excellent course in beautiful shape
Get out and play it

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

The course is in great shape, the staff does an outstanding job. Fairways are in well defined and the greens can be a challenge.
The starter does a very good job of keeping things moving and is very friendly.

I would, and have, recommended the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fun Layout Awesome Staff

Awesome 9 hole course tee boxes, fairways and ecspecially greens are all well cut and maintained. the staff is amazingly friendly. Only downside is the bunkers could use some work and new sand but luckily didnt end up in them. Overall awesome course and have set up another tee time already to go back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great Course With Friendly Staff

First time at the course and was greeted very politely. Course was in great conditions and the layout was also intriguing. Only complaint would be to work in the bunkers. Other than that, I had an excellent time and I will definitely be back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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