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About

Holes 9
Type Semi-Private
Par 35
Length 3043 yards
Slope 117
Rating 34.4

Course Details

Year Built 1924
Golf Season April - November
Architect Seth Raynor (1924) Charles Banks

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.0
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Not a destination course

I'm a fan of Seth Raynor courses - he built this around the same time as Yale (#55 course in US, # 1 college course.) Unfortunately, this is no Yale. The course suffers from limited irrigation- it looked like greens complexes only. By September the course was burnt out and overcome by crabgrass. Greens were lush and slow, and a few had unusual features like a hump/ridge running across the green. Like Yale, there's a few blind shots - greens on 3, 4, drive on 9. I walked the course, there's some long walks between holes, and a couple steep up hills.

There's no amenities to speak of, just a tiny clubhouse and putting green. The pro was very nice, walked me through the routing so I wouldn't get lost, and when finished asked me if I enjoyed the round. Clearly they don't have a budget for great maintenance, and fees were only $20 for 18 holes. It's a nice walk with a couple holes with gorgeous lake or pond views. I drove an hour to play the course - not really worth the trip. Stoneybrook is a much better 9 holes in Litchfield county.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Excellent weather
Used cart

Hidden gem on a campus

A wonderfully quirky and challenging course with something for every part of a complete game. Long ball hitters and those with a great short game will have something for both of them. It plays fast, is rarely busy, and has wonderful staff. If you are in the area take the time to get to know it

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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