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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 7305 yards
Slope 136
Rating 75.0
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Tour 72 7305 yards 75.0 136
Tour/Club 72 6924 yards 73.2 132
Club 72 6760 yards 72.3 131
Club/Member 72 6395 yards 70.5 131
Member 72 5976 yards 69.0 124
Member (W) 72 5976 yards 73.9 132
Member/Forward (W) 72 5633 yards 72.5 129
Member/Forward 72 5633 yards 67.5 116
Forward (W) 72 5301 yards 70.5 123
Forward 72 5301 yards 66.0 113
Scorecard for Spurwing Country Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Tour M: 75.0/136 389 553 411 450 538 196 474 407 179 3597 462 425 203 585 436 192 626 360 419 3708 7305
Tour/Club M: 73.2/132 389 509 411 396 538 183 434 407 179 3446 426 425 190 516 436 155 551 360 419 3478 6924
Club M: 72.3/131 375 509 398 396 524 183 434 381 168 3368 426 392 190 516 426 155 551 335 401 3392 6760
Club/Member M: 70.5/131 375 509 398 382 505 170 335 381 168 3223 405 340 171 516 328 155 551 335 371 3172 6395
Member M: 69.0/124 W: 73.9/132 354 456 342 382 505 170 335 328 120 2992 405 340 171 457 328 137 475 300 371 2984 5976
Member/Forward M: 67.5/116 W: 72.5/129 354 456 308 328 426 170 335 328 120 2825 363 327 124 457 275 137 475 300 350 2808 5633
Forward M: 66.0/113 W: 70.5/123 310 440 308 328 426 86 328 296 100 2622 363 327 124 433 275 110 434 263 350 2679 5301
Handicap 12 16 10 8 14 6 4 2 18 5 3 11 17 1 13 9 15 7
Par 4 5 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 36 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 4 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 12 10 14 6 8 16 4 2 18 3 5 15 13 1 17 9 11 7

Course Details

Year Built 1996
Golf Season Year round
Architect Myron Tucker

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

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4.2
2 Reviews (2)
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Handicap 5-9
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4.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Challenging without being punitive, but there are a couple surprises

I play Spurwing once a year in a corporate event, but I've never thought to review it before... go figure. As a result I have fewer pictures to share than usual.

I like this course, and as a private facility it is very well maintained. For the most part it's pretty straight forward golf and how much defense it offers against par depends on where you tee it up. It's plenty long from the tips, and several holes are set up to protect against average to big hitters with narrowing fairways and bunkers in the landing zones. If; however, you play the member (brown) tees and drive the ball in the 250 range you will likely out-punt the courses coverage on many holes and land in a safer widening fairway... depending on the challenge you want, choose your tees carefully (the pro-shop has a useful yardage book that can help with this).

I mentioned some surprises and that yardage book could come in handy here as well. There are a few holes on the back nine with a creek running through them that is often not obvious or even visible as you prepare to take your shot. I've seen several great looking shots disappear to the players dismay because of an unseen hazard.

The signature hole (which I do have a picture of because I came about 6 inches from acing it this time out) is a great elevated tee par three that plays a little longer than the elevation change might indicate. Gauging the drop and the wind can be tricky. For what it's worth my almost-ace was an 8 iron from 181... which would normally be a hard 7 or an easy 6 for me, so about a club and a half that day.

The only hole I ever hear complaints about is 14, which is a challenge at best and tricked out at worst. There are two ponds and a "perfect" drive (I hit a 245 yard 3w to position "A"... it's a 285 carry to take on the first pond) still leaves a roughly 200 carry over water to the green. I've played with several people who simply play it as a par five and layup in front of the second pond regardless of where their drive winds up.

The service at Spurwing has been great year after year and the food is always great. The course is always in great condition when I've played as well. I can't speak to pace of play since I only play there in corporate events, but I've played very few private clubs with pace issues, so I imagine the same to be true here.

If you get a chance, I'd certainly give Spurwing a run.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

If you get a chance, tee it up

Open on most of the course, plenty of sand with long holes including par 3’s. Greens are challenging and hold well. Water is in play on some holes and tempts you to go for quick rewards. The club house and the food are a must see and try. The stuff is top notch, helpful and polite. One of the best courses in Idaho. The views of the mountains and the natural wild life are all a plus too.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent

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