Centennial Golf Course
|Blue (W)||72||6655 yards||75.7||130|
|White (W)||72||6213 yards||73.7||125|
|Red (W)||72||5483 yards||69.7||113|
|Blue M: 69.8/116 W: 75.7/130||411||378||415||183||530||401||144||469||378||3309||391||532||135||402||455||514||178||379||360||3346||6655|
|White M: 68.4/111 W: 73.7/125||394||365||386||145||466||372||130||461||373||3092||375||468||128||388||410||472||161||369||350||3121||6213|
|Red M: 64.8/104 W: 69.7/113||357||325||356||89||399||342||113||388||355||2724||334||423||100||357||344||392||149||318||342||2759||5483|
Better and more challenging then it's rep, a nice treasure valley course.
Centennial is probably the course I have played the most over the years and as such I feel very at home there. I shot my first (and only, so far) round of par there as well, but it should not be confused as an easy course. In fact despite being thought of by some as an easy track, or one for beginners, all of it's tees have higher ratings and slopes than the majority of its area counterparts.
Centennial uses numerous angles, if even somewhat slight, and a considerable amount of water (especially on the back nine) to keep players honest. Most holes either have a dogleg of sorts or some water to avoid, or both. it's also long enough to require at least a decent drive to attack the greens. The only thing I really don't like about the course (other than the relative openness and lack of trees) is the generally short and approachable par 3's, all of which are under 150 yards. However three of them are protected at least in part by creeks running across the front.
If played right the par 5 6th hole is reachable in two (although this requires a blind shot over a hill to a green that features a left side that falls away to an out of bounds area.
Pace of play at Centennial can be a bit dodgy from time to time, but most of the time it is just fine, especially during twilight hours on weekdays when you can often turn in a three hours round with ease.
A nice course that will allow (require?) you to use most of the clubs in your bag and challenge you more than it's reputation would suggest, Centennial is a course worth playing in the treasure valley.
If you want to play a course where they allow 5-somes and where the "Players Asst. (better known as Marshall)" does nothing to improve pace of play, then this is your course. SLOW!!!!! The course itself is a nice venue with some interesting holes, but I won't play a course again where pace of play is compromised by crowding as many players in groups as they can. Too bad really.......it could be a nice place to play, but greed is apparent at the expense of a nice 4 hour round.