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2.6
Value
2.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6820 yards
Slope 130
Rating 72.2
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6820 yards 72.2 130
White (W) 72 6390 yards 75.0 138
White 72 6390 yards 70.1 124
Gold 72 5850 yards 67.7 115
Gold (W) 72 5850 yards 70.9 129
Red 72 5618 yards 67.7 115
Red (W) 72 5618 yards 70.9 129
Scorecard for Pine Ridge Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 72.2/130 454 426 382 196 595 410 338 204 536 3541 368 387 494 401 192 434 320 169 514 3279 6820
White M: 70.1/124 W: 72.9/133 421 396 359 177 567 384 309 184 502 3299 353 365 469 377 169 404 302 156 496 3091 6390
Gold M: 67.7/115 W: 71.2/130 378 374 344 138 453 373 278 122 435 2895 341 345 456 366 129 393 305 147 473 2955 5850
Red M: 65.2/113 W: 70.9/129 370 366 339 138 447 357 274 122 431 2844 329 335 446 363 129 371 285 147 463 2868 5712
Handicap 5 9 7 17 1 11 13 15 3 10 12 6 8 18 4 16 14 2
Par 4 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 5 36 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 3 7 13 17 1 11 15 9 5 12 10 8 2 14 4 16 18 6

Course Details

Year Built 1956
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gus Hook Bill Love

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $9
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
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

3.1
17 Reviews (17)
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Handicap 10-14
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3.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

One of My Favorites...But in Really Tough Shape

I love Pine Ridge...the layout and the weaving around the reservoir. It has beautiful views and is very peaceful. A nice blend of golf and nature. However, the fairways are in really poor shape...lots of dead, brown spots with hardly any grass in those areas. As well, the tee boxes were in need of attention. The rough and bunkers, though, were in pretty good shape. The rough was thick and difficult to recover from, but certainly in better shape than the fairways. The greens, unfortunately, were hit or miss for me. They seemed very inconsistent in speed, roll, and predictability. I generally like the greens, but they seemed long and slow in some places, and fast in others. They were pretty lumpy also, but that could have been people dragging their feet. I will say that there were a lot of unrepaired ball marks on the greens, and that's up to the golfers to fix. At $71, this course usually is worth that, but it isn't in this condition. The other good news is they had marshals aggressively marshaling. The pace of play was the best I've experienced at Pine Ridge in a long time...we saw him a lot sitting on holes and monitoring. My other issue with playing Pine Ridge is I hate going there as a twosome (which is what I did today). Every time we're paired with people who play there, they are people who don't know etiquette, want to "chat" (often during your back swing or while putting), and simply don't know how not to be rude. I don't think I'll make another tee time without having a foursome--the clientele frequenting Pine Ridge is just too distracting and inconsiderate. Sorry if I sound arrogant, but I just want to go play golf and enjoy the scenery...not make friends and her someone else's life story. It seems to happen every time I play there. I'll look forward to Pine Ridge getting back to its normal great shape in the Fall.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Conditions Disappointing

Pine Ridge is one of my favorites and is generally always in great shape, especially in the Spring. However, it was not today, and for $71 it was a big disappointment. (Course conditions would qualify it for a $45-$50 round.) As much as I've played this course and at different times of the season, this is the worst conditions I've ever seen it in. There are bare spots with dirt throughout--tee boxes, fairways and rough--and splotches of grass coming up that made the lies very inconsistent. In many instances, it was hard to get your club on the back of the ball because it was nestled down in between grass clumps or in mini-trenches in the fairways. Just not a pleasant round. On the positive side, though, I will say the greens looked good and were running a tad fast. I gave a 2 star (or Fair) rating vs a 1 star because of that. I'll try the course again, but it won't be until probably June. It needs to be over-seeded and a little more attention to get this course back in the condition to which players have become accustomed.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great Old School Course

Grew up playing here, it has been 6 years since my last round here. Tees, Fairways, Bunkers, and Greens were all in great shape. Greens were a bit slower than I prefer, but had perfect coverage and consistency. Tee time was early and finished in 4 hours. Very nice setting on Loch Raven Reservoir.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather

Course in Excellent Condition

One of my favorite courses, this was my first time playing it this year. I was surprised by what good shape the course is in. We've had a lot of rain over the past two weeks, and the course was cut, and mostly dry. I walked and it wasn't "squishy" at all. There were a couple of wet spots here and there, but no obvious puddles. Of course, the rough was a little longer, but still manageable (and not as long as some surrounding courses). Bunkers were in good shape, as were the tee boxes and, of course, the fairways were in excellent condition. We followed the Sr. Men's League, and they were aggressively marshaling. We were a foursome walking, and finished in 4.5 hours. This course has beautiful vistas around the Reservoir and few houses (#5 and #6). The staff were very friendly and welcoming.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always slow play; fairways need work

Starters act like drill sergeants - marshalls are afraid to do their major task, i.e., keep up pace of play. Fairways need work, Course layout is decent with some nice views of the water. Clubhouse and men's room is badly in need of upgrades. No cart girl. They shouldn't allow outings on weekends. Food and drinks are well priced. Getting good tee times is very difficult.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather

great Deal

Love this course. On the reservoir, no houses, peaceful
they got good control of the geese now. greens came in great after aeration. roll true, bit slower than average. you can walk on weekend mornings. get off by 9 otherwise 4.5 -5 hours on weekend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

"Day at The Ridge"

From beginning to end, one of the best golf days I've had, this year.
I went as a single and hooked up with 3 other guys and one of them, had his MOM along to enjoy the day!
The course was in great shape, the weather was perfect, the company was a riot and I even played my best round since JUNE!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Inconsiderate Play

My friend and I played Pine Ridge this afternoon. As we have played as a twosome on numerous occasions we are accustomed to waiting for foursomes to complete each hole.

Today was a uniquely unpleasant experience.

In the foursome in front of us, two of the players had a single set of clubs. As a consequence, they were unable to play ready golf. Additionally they were all over the course. On several occasions it seemed as though they would advance a ball or balls down the fairway and out of our range. My playing partner and I would hit, only to.see two or more of the players returning to play a ball they had bypassed. This gave the impression we were hitting into them.

As a foursome, the group in front of us displayed a total lack of etiquette on the greens. As a group they failed to demonstrate any awareness of ready golf. And after completing the hole they would tary in clearing the green and moving with expedience to the next tee.

Around the greens at least one set of playing partners frequently failed to park their cart in a safe place off to the side of the green. Thus, after completing the hole, they would walk back in our direction as we were preparing for our next shot.

While the overall pace of place was satisfactory, the total lack of fundamental etiquette (starting with two players being allowed on the course with one set of clubs) made the experience the most unpleasant round we've experienced in a very long time. And it will be a long time until we return to Pine Ridge.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Classic Course with great views

I've played Pine Ridge a lot and always enjoy the course. The views are great and the course is always in good shape despite getting a lot of play. There are a lot of doglegs and it can be very challenging.
When we played yesterday the starter was not friendly at all and shouldn't be in a customer service position. He is better suited for a position where he doesn't deal with players. Maybe washing dishes or mopping floors would be more up his alley. I don't know how the starter at a golf course could be miserable but he was. The staff at the pro shop and snack bar was great and the food was good.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best Public Course in Baltimore Area that I have played. Not terribly difficult, in decent shape, greens are good just slow. Pace is always an issue here though. expect a 5 hour round most days of the week.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

More memories

This is another course I played growing up and the one that forced me to learn how to hit a draw. It plays longer if you slice the ball. The greens were great. It was a hot day and I was late to my tee time because of some traffic due to storms that had passed through earlier in the afternoon. Those storms, however, did not bother the course conditions (except for the sand traps). The staff was very accommodating of my tardiness. I look forward to going back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

Cloudy raining day bar closed way early, refused to give credit for back nine with pouring rain. Wanted to spend time with clients, nowhere to sit and enjoy ourselves. Bummer

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice

Course was in good shape
Greens were fast
Fairways Alittle wet
Do to rain the night before
My friend
Hurt this back warming up that day at the driving range
So could not play
So the money was wasted on his round

DP you give refunds
Thanks

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great shape

This course was in great shape. It's a long course with lots of dog legs, trees and water.

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

course has amazing views

For this time of year course was in great shape. greens were frozen, so my only complaint would be (no front pins) cant make ball stick to frozen green. The views are great. even more so because of time of year. cant wait to play it in spring when you can go at a flag.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Conditions good, slow play.

Played mid afternoon on a Saturday, so the price was okay. Had not played here in years and was pleasantly surprised with course condition. The problem was what I always remembered it to be, slow play and nothing done about it. We were probably the last group to get done for the day. While on 15 tee, with groups stacked up behind us and in front of us, I could see there was a group on 17 tee with no one in front of them. Hole 18 was completely open. Happy to see all the deer are still there.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
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