Amherst Golf Club

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About

Holes 9
Par 35
Length 3075
Slope 117
Rating 34.3
Type Semi-Private
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
White 35 3075 yards 34.3 117
Blue 35 2983 yards 34.4 117
Red (W) 36 2724 yards 36.3 117
Scorecard for Amherst Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
White/Blue M: 68.7/117 W: 71.7/123 390 375 415 160 350 340 535 310 200 3075 6058
Red M: 64.1/107 W: 67.1/113 390 350 405 125 300 310 426 240 178 2724 5448
Handicap 5 7 3 13 9 15 1 17 11
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 5 4 3 35 70
Handicap (W) 1 5 7 17 9 13 3 15 11

Course Details

Year Built 1900
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

4.1
10
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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

This course has great conditions.

Great golf course to play at any level.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amherst Golf Club not impressive.

My friend Tom and I played this course very late in the season on a warm Saturday afternoon in December. Since it was challenging to find each hole, it provided for an awkward golf experience on this 9 hole layout. If your looking for a quick 9 hole game this place is not too bad.

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

THE BEST GREENS in Western, MA.

Terrific 9 hole course. Excellent shape, the greens are true, slick & challenging. This place was so much more than we anticipated.... We'll be back

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

Nice little course, good value

Just a nice place to get in 9 holes. Course is well groomed carts are clean and reliable. Not a difficult course to play. Does have some climbing.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

Amherst

Great course to get out and play. Very straight forward but the green are super challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great 9 hole gem

Perfect conditions fairways, greens...the Pro was also very helpful with information...great place!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Experience

Conditions were nearly perfect, the fairways neat and trimmed, the greens fast and true, even the rough wasn't so rough. Staff very helpful and friendly. Course was not crowded at all and pace of play was quick.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

Excellent course conditions and beautiful views. Very fun course layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather

Amherst: the Real Deal

The consensus among experienced golfers in western Massachusetts, is that the Amherst Golf Club has the best, and fastest, greens. Hands down. In my opinion, it also has the most consistently good conditions of any course in the area. The layout is 9 holes, yes, but alternate tees on the back make it play quite differently. The club is over 100 years old, and it has all the qualities, and challenges, of classic courses of the golden age of golf. You have to be below the pin on most of your approach shots...or pay the consequences...especially the 190 yard par 3 ninth, which is extremely demanding. Three of my playing partners today were above the hole and putted off the surface. I was under the hole and made my par, which usually means they're buying.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Overpriced and poorly laid out.

We tried this course because Cherry Hill was being aerated. For a nine-hole course it is difficult to get around because several holes converge tees and greens in the middle and there are no signs or paths to guide you. There is nothing special about any hole. The par four 8th and long par 3 9th holes actually share a fairway so you are warned not to tee off until the 9th fairway clears. So for this experience my threesome was charged more than $100, including carts.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Amenities Fair
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365 S Pleasant St, Amherst, Massachusetts 01002, Hampshire County
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