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3.0
310 Reviews (310)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
85
3 Stars
92
2 Stars
50
1 Stars
48
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.3
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
3.5
Amenities
2.7
59.7%
Recommend this course
194 out of 310 reviews
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3.1
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
11
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.3
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
3.7
54.3%
Recommend this course
25 out of 46 reviews
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3.1
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
14
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.2
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.4
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
3.7
54.2%
Recommend this course
32 out of 59 reviews
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About

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.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.0
310 Reviews (310)

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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Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Ridiculously Slow

Sunday morning plss as y is always slow, but this was painful. 2 people behind 4 so expected delays, but should have know an issue when 2 people off first t hit 2 balls each. Then continue doing so. People should learn golf rules of play. Third hole, player literally hit 2 balls into water, Walks slowly to cart 25 yards away, then back to spot. And hits 2 more balls into water.

1 whole hole open in front after 5 Holes.

Inconsiderate people.

Guess not the courses fault but they really stacked them up. I left after 9 when hit 10 hole and there was 3 groups waiting.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Long Way To Go

Played this course after hearing new management took over. New Carts are a plus and the course is starting to get cleaned up which is promising. With that said...it has a long way to go and hope it turns it around. However there are things that troubling.
Either golfers playing this course sorely lack etiquette or the club's maintenance is neglectful. More pock marks and divots in any green I've seen. Your ball bounces and hops to the hole on 14/18 greens. Sand traps under maintenance but no raking? Tee boxes were horrendous but could be end of the season.
Club let a 3-4 Foursomes go out and play a scramble...yet the guys are playing their own balls? (talked to the guys who said they were playing a scramble). Longest round of golf maybe I've played (5.5 hours). No Rangers enforcement here. If the club caters to 15-20 people, not promising for integrating with locals. Facilities pretty beat up but ownership could turn that around quickly.
Played Sat & Sun there as I booked late. $40/round thru Golf now $25 for a cart on Sat. $40/round direct and $15 for a cart. I asked why they charged me $25 yesterday, guy says that's the way it is...Not a great way to try to drum up public interest.
Overall, not worth the time/cash in current state.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best condition in a long time

Played as first person out. The course was in overall very good condition- greens were best, fairways pretty good, tee boxes so-so (but this is least important). Of all the times I played, this was the best condition. Hole 18 was a pleasant surprise - the large tree that was blocking the left side of the fairway has been cut down! Makes the ending hole much more pleasurable to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/26/2020

Hi, tchai001. 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 Laurel View Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/13/2020

Hi, Mackdubbin. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Laurel View Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Test your game!

Great track with plenty of challenges. Lots of slope to test your game.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/13/2020

Hi, rrwhite. 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 at Laurel View Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

New ownership issues

We had a tee time for a foursome through Golfnow and had it prepaid. Once we arrived at the course we were told that there is new ownership and that the price would not apply with a cart and if thats an issue he suggested we review golfnow so they fix the pricing. He said he would do us a favor by allowing us to rebook through him for an additional $100 for the foursome. Due to it being a weekend with the boys all over the country we ate the cost and still played. Awful pace of play. Nice course however. Unfortunately due to the Customer DISSERVICE we will not be returning (local residents) as there are plenty of options locally with friendlier staff.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/14/2020

Hello, michaeljmeyer8. We appreciate you reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the experience you had with your reservation We always want to make sure our golfers are clear about their purchase before checking out. We ask that you contact GolfNow customer service at 1 (800) 767-3574 for clarity. Please have your confirmation number handy. Thank you for playing Laurel View Country Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Getting better

The course was in much better shape than I was expecting based on the other reviews. Most of the bunkers are not in good shape but you can tell they are working on that with a few of them featuring brand new sand. Greens and fairways were in good shape, the layout is a good challenge and I will definitely return.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/12/2020

Hello, u000004782827. 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're working hard to get the course in top condition. We hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Laurel View Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/01/2020

Cary0701, we want to hear more about your experience with us! Please call us at (203) 287-2656. We look forward to seeing you again soon at Laurel View Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The layout is challenging. The greens are super soft & furry. The course itself looks pretty beaten up. With some $$$ spent to bring the course back it could be a great great track.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/28/2020

Hello, u000007594674. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting Laurel View Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/21/2020

Hello, and 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. Thank you for choosing Laurel View Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Continue improvement efforts, especially cart paths, no reason this course could be 4 or even 5 stars.

Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/14/2020

Thank you for your review, tato52. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Laurel View Country Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Improved

I have played here three times now. The first two times I wasn’t impressed, I even left a bad review after the second time after a frustrating round. However in the last few months, they have greatly improved the course. The greens, although on the slower side, were in great condition and were constant through all 18 holes. The bunkers have been improved upon greatly as well. They still need work, but are better than before. Some tee boxes need some work as well. Overall, they have done a nice job improving the conditions. If they keep this up, I’ll be playing here more often!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/14/2020

Hello, brendanorr00. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are working hard to get the course in excellent condition. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff and let them know their hard work is paying off. Thanks for visiting Laurel View Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Recent storm(Isaias) reeked havoc!

Back nine was a mess. Front nine grass was high and the cut grass was left piled up w/o cleanup. The crew obviously can’t keep up the upkeep!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/09/2020

Hi, Bandog. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. 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 Country Club. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

needs work

Some greens okay some not fairways okay tee boxes need help broken tees all over most tees not cleaned bunkers not playable no sand in them

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/27/2020

Hello, seaflo. 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 Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/24/2020

Hello, u314160105767. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Laurel View Country Club. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/20/2020

Hello, and 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 Laurel View Country Club another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Could be so much more

Great layout, brand new carts, good staff but, unfortunately LV is currently in a “rebuild” mode. A decade of poor management has left this track rough shape. Other than a few, most. bunkers are unplayable; rocks and dirt, rather than sand. Cart path is almost dangerously ragged. Would love to see a private firm buy, this course from the town of Hamden and bring it back to it’s full potential

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/18/2020

Hi, u000006304748! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Thanks for choosing Laurel View Country Club. We hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing

Nice staff but really bad course conditions!!! I’d rather pay double the amount to play a decent course

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/12/2020

Hello, and thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1 star. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course, and we always appreciate the feedback. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. Thank you for playing Laurel View Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Laurel View a fine layout

The biggest negative is the cart path quality. Probably the worst I have seen and felt. Bunkers are unsatisfactory and unplayable. The course is interesting and the layout is excellent, of course very hilly, but that adds to the challenge. Sot my age today, which is okay as I am 86 years old next Tuesday.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/10/2020

Hello and happy birthday! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make a note and we hope to see you back at Laurel View Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/29/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We'd love to hear more about your round. Comment below or give us a call, and please book another round with us soon. Thanks for choosing @LaurelViewCountryClub!

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