Big Run Golf Club

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4.0
242
5 Stars
79
4 Stars
117
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.4
85.1%
Recommend this course
206 out of 242 reviews
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Average Rating
3.9
35
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.0
80.0%
Recommend this course
28 out of 35 reviews
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Average Rating
3.9
43
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.0
81.4%
Recommend this course
35 out of 43 reviews
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Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7028
Slope 142
Rating 74.6
Type Public
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Big Run Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 72 7028 yards 74.6 142
Regular 72 6670 yards 72.9 138
Ladies 72 6420 yards 71.9 130
Senior 72 6250 yards 70.7 133
Scorecard for Big Run Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Orange M: 74.6/142 375 415 435 160 540 465 153 380 610 3533 320 425 415 225 400 600 200 370 540 3495 7028
White M: 72.9/138 360 400 410 145 515 420 130 365 605 3350 305 410 400 185 375 585 175 355 530 3320 6670
Green M: 70.7/133 345 385 390 125 500 360 110 345 600 3160 280 345 385 145 360 560 150 340 525 3090 6250
Yellow W: 71.9/130 345 300 320 125 435 360 110 345 450 2790 280 345 305 95 275 450 110 340 430 2630 5420
Handicap 11 5 7 17 9 3 15 13 1 18 4 8 10 12 2 14 16 6
Par 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 5 36 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 7 9 13 17 5 3 15 11 1 14 6 8 16 12 2 18 10 4

Course Details

Year Built 1930
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Harry B. Smead (1930) Dick Nugent (1986) Ken Killian (1982)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Dicover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

4.0
242

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 34
Watching the Game 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 65
Undulating Greens 56
Plays Long 51
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 57
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 34
Locals 24
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 59
Worth the Drive 39
Convenient to the City 7
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

great course

This course will beat you up if you don't have your A game. You really should play this golf course a few times to get the feel for where you need to hit the ball. tough on your 1st or 2nd round here I can't wait to play it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Big Run a true classic

Big Run is a true test of skill for go;fers of all abiliities. The 605 yd part five 9th is just part of the fun. The uphill finish on the 18th is one to remember.

Have a hot dog or brat at the turn with your favorite beverage and you will and your friends will have a round to remember.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Big Run

Challenging golf course. You’ll get your monies worth.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

It is what it is

I agree with the reviewers who commented on the patchy fairways and long rounds. We play every week and this is the only course all year where we agreed to roll the balls in the fairways.

The reasons for the long rounds is the course difficulty. Plus the fact that this place doesn't just draw low handicappers. It is so tough due to combination of dense trees, rolling terrain, and undulating (two-tier) greens. Pace of play could be improved slightly by:

* I know it's expensive to remove trees, but how 'bout start with the dead trees?

* several of the greens were borderline (usga-like) unfair due to positioning of the pins. It alright to have one green per round like that, but 3-4-5 of them is totally unacceptable.

I know that none of this will happen, so I agree with the posters who advised to play this place only once per year (if even that)and know what you are getting into.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Beautiful, scenic course.

Beautiful course with rolling hills and no two holes the same. Need to keep ball in the fairways as rough was thick and sometimes difficult to find your ball. Greens in great shape and rolling true. Lots of trees lining many holes; very little bare spots, even in the rough. Course maintained very well. A challenging but fair golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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