A view of the 9th green protected by bunkers at Glade Valley Golf Club
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4.1
413 Reviews (413)
5 Stars
126
4 Stars
216
3 Stars
55
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
91.3%
Recommend this course
384 out of 413 reviews
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4.2
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.6
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.5%
Recommend this course
37 out of 40 reviews
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4.1
90 Reviews (90)
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
90.0%
Recommend this course
81 out of 90 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6787 yards
Slope 123
Rating 72.5

Nestled in the foothills of the Catoctin Mountains about 15 minutes from Fredricksburg, Glade Valley Golf Club has been selected as a top-100 golf course in the Mid-Atlantic region by Washington Golf Monthly. The Jim Reck design, which opened in 1990, has a nice mix of woods, water, natural habitat and sand traps that will test golfers, but the golf course isn't overly difficult.

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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Golf Season Year round
Architect J. L. R. Assoc.

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range 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
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Accolades

Reviews

4.1
413 Reviews (413)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 34
Bunkers 27
Undulating Greens 15
This course/club is great for:
Locals 47
Walkers 40
Beginners 37
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 43
In the 'Burbs 24
Convenient to the City 10

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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great Course, Slow Play

I love the course layout and the facilities in general. The pace of play is almost always a problem here. It took us 5 1/2 hours to finish out round. We were waiting for no less than 8 minutes on every tee box. There was a group of 6 in front of us playing at a snails pace. Aside from that, it’s a fun course that is difficult enough to keep it interesting but easy enough that a beginner can have fun.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/27/2020

Hi, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Glade Valley Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best value in Maryland!

I’ve been playing Glade Valley for years. The course has character that reminds me of courses I’ve played in New England. The course is not long but provides challenges with tree lined fairways along with a couple holes close to water hazards. The course is in great shape currently and the price is well below the price you would pay at a public course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/27/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Glade Valley Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Reviews 1
3.0
First Time Playing

It’s okay

I thought for the price it was worth driving from Baltimore, but it was pretty backed up throughout the day. Didn’t think it was in great shape, greens were spotty and there were random ladders and tractors on the holes. I dunno, worth $30 I suppose

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Enjoy the sun

A great day to play golf. There was plenty of sun shine. The course was in good shape. Pace of play was ok. Good value for the money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 05/27/2020

Hi, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Glade Valley Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Restroom out of order

It would have been great if the restroom was operational and not out of order.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/27/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Glade Valley Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Time

This was our first outing of the year. The weather was very good. The staff were friendly. The course needed a bit of work, but overall was good. The pace was at little slow. We had a good time. We will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/27/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Glade Valley Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Kicked off 2 hours before sunset

Staff was incredibly rude and they came out on to the course to tell us we had to leave 2 hours before sunset. Not even close to being dark. Do not go there. Do not support this ignorant behavior.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

We enjoyed this challenging course! For a round in March, the course was in great shape. We’ll be back soon!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 03/23/2020

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Glade Valley Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Glade Valley - Sunflower Seed Shells

The course was in good shape considering that winter is officially changing to spring. The greens were a little rough as they were just aerated and sanded them. There was very little rough as the grass is just beginning to grow, which is good for me. There was ¾ inches of rain overnight so it was cart path only which slowed the play.
The biggest problem was some jerk decided it is okay to spit their sunflower seed shells all over the greens. Especially with the coronavirus, flu and cold season; I don’t need their germs. Please have some common courtesy and use your common sense.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 03/23/2020

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Glade Valley Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/13/2020

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Glade Valley Golf Club.

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Commented on 03/23/2020

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

First round in 2020

Mid-March and course not yet operating at full capacity. 1st impression upon entering clubhouse was how clean it smelled. Staff told us they were concentrating on that given current CV concerns.
Course recently plugged and overseeded so it was cart path only. NP as it was not busy Several areas were GUR.
Friendly staff, all electric carts, and even in early season was able to get beverages and dogs at the turn.
Played here many times over the past 3 years and recommend it for a fun outing.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 03/23/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Glade Valley Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 03/23/2020

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun course, relatively easy, made it through Winter OK.

Glade Valley is an unpretentious course, with simple amenities (food service resumes next week), friendly staff and a course that is ready for spring. Greens in pretty good shape, fairways aerated this week and roughs cut very low. The price was right and we got a rum and coke at the turn.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Easy
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Commented on 03/23/2020

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Glade Valley Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good value for your money

Enjoyed a great day on the links. The weather was great. Pace of play today was slow. Every body and their brother must have been playing. People took advantage of the 70 degree weather. I just enjoyed being outside with the summer like weather. Glade is a good course to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/23/2020

Thank you for visiting us! We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 03/23/2020

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Glade Valley Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Shape

Greens were in very good condition for March 4. Fairways were wet but got decent lies.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/23/2020

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Glade Valley Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

We enjoy playing this course, looking forward to playing it this summer

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/23/2020

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

For this time of year, I thought the conditions on the course were great

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/27/2020

Hi, thanks for leaving us a review! We're glad you enjoyed your time at Glade Valley Golf Club and hope you'll come see us again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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