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3.6
112 Reviews (112)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
68.2%
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3.0
1 Reviews (1)
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Conditions
5.0
Value
3.0
Layout
3.0
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2.0
Amenities
4.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6770 yards
Slope 138
Rating 73.5

Course Details

Year Built 1994
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Maryland (2015 #6)

Reviews

3.6
112 Reviews (112)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 23
Forced Carries 14
Plays Long 9
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 19
Advanced Golfers 18
Locals 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 21
In the 'Burbs 7

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Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Great conditions but unputtable greens

I have played LB many times in the past and have always enjoyed my rounds there. The conditions are always excellent and the routing is so secluded - it feels like you are in your own private park. The autumn trees changing colors make it even more spectacular. But I nearly walked off the course today because of the condition of the greens. First of all, they had coated the greens with enough top dressing to build a sand castle with. I completely understand the need to take care of greens (especially on a public course that gets a ton of play), but the large surface granules affected numerous putts throughout the round. And there was no notice on the website that the greens were under repair. But worst of all were the hole locations. On probably 10 different greens, the holes were cut on such a severe slope that it was impossible to stop the ball near the hole. Every putt that didn’t hit the cup ended up off the green. 2, 6, 7, 9, 12, 14, 15, 18... all were terrible locations cut on severe slopes. The green on 13 was the worst of all - it was only lacking a clown nose and a windmill to be complete. There was literally a dinner plate-sized flat spot where the hole was located. Every other part of the green near the hole was a huge slope. Anything below the hole rolled all the way down to the bottom portion of the green, leaving another 40’ putt back up the hill. Anything above the hole was impossible to stop and ended up down the hill. Even putting from the sides was nearly impossible. I can understand having penal pin placements if you’re playing for a green jacket or a big silver trophy. But these locations were so bad, they penalized you for not hitting an absolute perfect shot. Even one that was 99% solid ended up 30’ from the hole. I am a good player (7.5 index) and a solid putter, but it was not enjoyable at all to putt on these greens. I will not return to LB if this is how the course will be set up - there are too many other great options in the area to endure a 5+ hour round costing $80 with unputtable greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 143
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
3.0
Golf Channel
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful Setting, Excellent Condition, Thoroughly Unenjoyable

Little Bennett is in a beautiful setting surrounded by woods. The course is in better shape than any course I've played for less than $120, with soft greens and fairway, Even taking these positive into account, it isn't a very enjoyable round. It seemed like nearly every hole had extreme elevation changes. The fairways were very narrow, which i can appreciate as a challenge, but way too many blind shot. I probably won't be playing this course again unless there are no tee times available at the other local courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 86
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Maryland Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful, But Difficult

I haven't played this course in over 5 years, and it will probably be another 5 before I come back. I think Little Bennett is a beautiful course--well kept, beautiful dogwood trees and environmental areas, with lush grass, and beautiful views of the mountains. The fairways were in excellent shape, and the rough was cut down a bit, so reasonable to play out of. However, the greens were treacherous! As always (and this is why I haven't been back for a while), they are extremely fast to the point of almost being unfair. Holes #1, 9 and 18 are extremely difficult because of the uphill/downhill tee shots, and other holes have visibility problems with the elevation changes. You really have to think your way around this tract, and make sure you are smart in your club selection. Lots of odd bounces that can put you into trouble. I'm really okay with some of those issues, but the greens just really turn me off. The staff--inside and out--are extremely nice and welcoming. If you're going to play Little Bennett, take your patience...and plenty of extra golf balls.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Staff/Course

Excellent Staff both Club House and Course Maintenance. Course in great condition. Layout challenging.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent course. Not for beginners. Plenty of green to tee for environmental purposes. Staff, both golf shop and course maintenance excellent.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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