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2.4
Value
3.3
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.6
Pace
3.7
Amenities
2.4
59.4%
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6924 yards
Slope 127
Rating 73.6
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Laurel View Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1969
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Geoffrey Cornish (1969) Bill Robinson (1969)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

2.8
250 Reviews (250)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 21
Narrow Fairways 15
Water Hazards 15
This course/club is great for:
Locals 26
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 12
Advanced Golfers 10
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 20
Convenient to the City 16
Worth the Drive 9

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4.0
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Previously Played

Good value for the money

We played on a nice fall weekday. Able to take our time as the course was not crowed. Course was in good condition. The greens were a little slow but of course you could adjust. Only complaint was the grill was not open when we finished. Would have like a light meal after the great 18 holes we played. But I am sure that there were not enough players there to justify opening it. I will play here again

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good day on a nice track but traps are a no play

Pro was wonderful, carts are new and great. Don't call the traps sand traps. They are boulder, rock and stone traps. Hit out of two lifted the other two. Had to move literally 8 inch boulder to hit one of my trap shots. Clay traps not sand. Rebuilding traps as some have white sand. I didn't hit into any of those so I can't comment on them. About 20% of traps have been rebuilt. First cut around greens is burnt and baked in too many places. Greens are good with a good roll and good speed. Worth the $'s but lift out of traps. Cart paths are going to destroy the new carts.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/02/2019

Hello. 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 sand traps is important to us. We are working to get everything at the course up to par. As you mentioned, we have a project to tile the bunkers and restore them. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can continue to make improvements, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Laurel View Country Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Good course, great value

I’ve been a regular at this course for years and enjoyed many wonderful rounds here with my girlfriend and friends. Course has a great layout with many fun holes. Front 9 is long and wide, back 9 is shorter and narrow with obstacles making it a very fun and somewhat challenging course for an intermediate golfer. Though the course has never been in top-notch shape (mostly the bunkers, but hey, you shouldn’t be in the sand anyway), the conditions are good enough to be unbothered and they have been working hard to fix up the place. Staff is very friendly and the new golf pro is a great guy who is very respectful, along with his awesome dog! Best part about this course is the excellent value. The course is also quite empty if you go at the right times, allowing you to cruise through a round with ease. Love this place, and I will continue to play here for years to come!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/20/2019

Hello, and 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. Thank you for playing @LaurelViewCountryClub. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Talk about perfect

I've been coming to Laurel View for the past few years regularly. First of all, for the price, no one should ever complain. Laurel View probably has some of the best deals in all of Connecticut. The course has gradually been getting nicer over the years and you can tell the staff is doing all they can to improve conditions. Making these changes on the golf course (fixing up cart paths, bunkers, greens) obviously will take some time. If you complain about wanting them done so bad, how about you donate a million bucks and hire more grounds crew yourself. For people who have been there regularly and say they need more water coolers...the time will come, for now just BRING YOUR OWN WATERS...they will not yell at you. The staff has always been friendly and accommodating (having the dog Stanley around is an added bonus). Course can get crowded at times but that's just like anywhere else. The staff will be nice enough to send you off the back 9 if they know the front is packed. There's other days that the course is wide open and you can breeze through it. I can't say enough good things about this course, staff and what they're doing to improve it. It's a challenging course for a beginner but once you get used to it, you learn how to attack and play every hole in no time. This course will fore-ever be my golf home and I can't wait to see continuous improvements for years to come.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/20/2019

Hello, and thank you for your kind words! We are happy to be your golf home, and we hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing @LaurelViewCountryClub.

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Hello. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Laurel View. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes. Thanks for the feedback!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/04/2019

We want to hear more about your experience with us! Let us know in the comments. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Thanks for choosing @LaurelViewCountryClub.

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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

Challenging layout and good value for money

I played at the course on Golf Now hotdeal if less than $30 all inclusive. It’s a long course at 6924 yards. For actual golf play, overall, the fairways and greens are good,, but some tee boxes are very poor, devoid of grass. The front nine fairways are generally wide but the back nine fairways are hilly and narrow making it a challenge (slope is 127). The cart paths need resurfacing. But for the deal I got it was value for money and enjoyed the play with no rush.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Hi. Let us first start by thanking you for the great review. This is the experience we strive to provide. We partnered with GolfNow because we believe in offering our golfers the best opportunities in golf, whether that be with our website or our partner’s. We will continue to work hard and create an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing @LaurelViewCountryClub. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Challenging course

Wanted just a challenging round of golf and this course provided it. Quite hilly and good length. Previous reviews described bad cart paths and bunkers and that hasn't changed but outside of the traps it really didn't affect much. Only a couple of greens and tee boxes were not in good shape. Pace was fine. We were considerably backed up on the first tee and the manager had us go off the back nine first which greatly helped. Staff was friendly. Course was very busy. Overall it gave me what I wanted, a very good challenge at a reasonable price.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/20/2019

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see rated us 3 stars, which means there's room for improvement. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting @LaurelViewCountryClub!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

course needs some work

Front nine fine, back nine greens very poor condition, could use some senior tees for a more enjoyable round

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Hello. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing @LaurelViewCountryClub.

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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Everything about this course sucks!

It all starts with the customer service, the guy at the pro shop was rude and very cold. The course was not not maintained. There are so many goose feathers on the fairway its extremely hard to locate balls. The sand traps are full of weeds. Your not able to order food at the 9th hole. They require you to order food after 18 holes. I can’t imagine anyone wanting to stay at that place after playing 18 holes.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/13/2019

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for your experience 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. Thank you for playing Laurel View. 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
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Frequent flyer

Me and my brother would play here all the time and considered ourself regulars. The conditions were never great. Some sand traps are rock traps, cart paths ripped up, tee boxes in poor condition. They’ve recently started to make renovations but it’s been an extremely slow process. Most of the changes have been made to holes that you can see from the parking lots to help with the overall appearance but it’s sort of a shame. The main course manager is a jerk and can be very rude at times. Was told they would have new water coolers out on the course but they’ve had no water at all the whole summer. And they’ll yell at yuh for bringing your own cooler. Only reason I keep coming back is because the prices are usually fairly cheap and the course can be empty so you can fly through 18 holes in 3 hour. Nice to bring my girlfriend to so she can practice and not get nervous with too many people around.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/04/2019

The manager is a fine gentlemen.
As for bringing a small cooler of some water on a hot day I never been yelled at here or anywhere else that I play.

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Commented on 08/13/2019

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars. We are working to get everything at the course up to par including the cart path and restoring the bunkers. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience, and we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Laurel View.

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I really like this course

Some attention to the sand traps is needed. The greens were a little bit slow. Overall everything was in great shape except for the sand traps.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/24/2019

Hi. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing @LaurelViewCountryClub.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Getting much better

This course has a great layout. The new pro there is extremely friendly and accommodating. The greens, which had some dollar spot disease, are all coming back nicely after a few recent treatments. Several have recently been aerated and are looking much better as the holes fill in. Due to the heat they are on the slow side because they haven’t been cut too short. They recently got new cutting equipment and this has generally helped a great deal in keeping the rough playable.
The bunkers are gradually being renovated with new sand and the weeds and rocks have mostly been removed but remain below the standard of the rest of the course.
The grill room, which in the past has not often been open, is now mostly open and offers food and a nice bar area.
Overall, definitely improved and a fun place to play.
Recommended!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/24/2019

Hello. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 4 stars. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back @LaurelViewCountryClub!

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Skill Advanced
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worst condition

This was undoubtedly the worst golf course condition I have ever played on. One hole didn’t even have a fairway. All the Greens were completely overgrown and the bunkers weren’t bunkers .

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/09/2019

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 Laurel View.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Not Bad for the price

Greens and fairways were in great shape. Second cuts and sand traps (if that's what you want to call them.... They were all clay and pretty rough shape) Course recently underwent a redesign and is a beautiful layout. Pretty challenging for a beginner and intermediate player. Staff was great. Will be playing here again for sure.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/10/2019

Hello. 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 sand traps is important to us. We are working to get everything at the course up to par. We have a project to tile the bunkers and restore them. The current condition is not the standard we strive to achieve. We are glad to see you found the course layout to your liking. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience, and thank you for playing Laurel View. We hope to see you again soon.

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Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

This course has potential.

I was excited to play this course and found a great price through Golf Now. One of my major complaints is that due to the lack of available golf carts, my round did not start until one hour after our scheduled tee time. The owner was very apologetic and said that he was making strides to improve the course and getting more golf carts. We were offered some range balls, but I think that due to the inconvenience, the owner could have offered a discount on the round, or a least a couple of free beers.

Now for the actual course review. I thought the course had a great layout and wasn't too difficult, but had a few very challenging holes. Some of the greens were not in good shape and had a lot of bumps that could derail your putting. The cart paths were terrible and need to be totally redone. There were no water jugs and I think that on a hot day, this is essential. Simple things like ball washers and more garbage cans on the course are also very much needed.

I would play here again, but not for a while, but hopefully the owner will sink a significant amount of money to improve the course. Upgrade the course conditions and people will want to play here,

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/17/2019

Hi, J. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We apologize for the delay and lack of golf carts. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Laurel View. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Much improved, the dog is friendly

I thought it was fair to write another review of Laurel View CC.
The morning I played there was a steady flow of fairly good players, so the pace was fine. The rough wa s high and the traps need some work, but will be attended to if the rest if the course is any indicatiion. Some greens over the years havs been victimized by quads, but they are in as good shaoe as i have seen them in quite some time.
If you hit the fairways this is a great course. The new management is working to make improvements, and it shows, but some things take time. Once this course is back, and folks around LV are pretty confident it will be back, it will be a favorite destination for players throughout the area once again. I live close by so I am going to enjoy seeing it.

And stay out of the traps anyway!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 06/17/2019

Hi, Thomas. We appreciate you leaving a review. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back! Thanks for choosing Laurel View.

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 06/12/2019

Hello, Lucas. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Laurel View.

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

Getting better

I heard through several sources that Laurel View was improving. The sources are correct. The greens are in good shaqe though a little slow for me. Fairways are a little dry sort of like playing in the UK. Rough in spots could use some cutting. The bunkers are still unplayable but my sources tell me they will be redone by next year. Even though there is still no drinking water on the course the grill is open for food and drink. I will be returning to play. Hopefully the improvements will continue .

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/12/2019

Hi, Ted. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back @LaurelViewCountryClub!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is what you pay for...

Course is average for the area but the cart path all over is the worst I’ve ever experienced. Left with the worst back pain due to the bumpiest ride. Almost couldn’t finish the round. But the course conditions are getting better besides the cart path. New ownership seems nice. Fix the cart path and it’ll be a top notch course in the area.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 06/12/2019

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Laurel View!

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