Waverly Woods Golf Course
|White (W)||72||6304 yards||76.3||132|
|Gold (W)||72||5606 yards||72.4||125|
|Red (W)||72||4834 yards||68.1||116|
|Black M: 74.0/135||378||549||425||420||142||364||211||554||449||3492||352||512||370||222||460||190||456||445||525||3532||7024|
|Blue M: 72.2/132||360||527||407||400||137||344||185||538||436||3334||324||500||350||203||446||171||420||415||498||3327||6661|
|Tournament M: 71.5/131||360||527||380||384||137||344||171||538||411||3252||324||500||330||190||437||155||390||415||498||3239||6491|
|White M: 70.8/127 W: 76.3/132||344||515||380||384||122||334||171||525||411||3186||309||475||330||190||437||155||390||350||482||3118||6304|
|Member M: 69.4/117||344||459||352||345||122||334||142||525||364||2987||309||475||330||175||350||155||320||319||482||2915||5902|
|Gold M: 68.2/114 W: 72.4/125||299||459||352||345||108||314||142||481||364||2864||294||420||290||174||350||130||320||319||445||2742||5606|
|Red W: 68.1/116||260||367||266||278||100||271||132||413||330||2417||233||420||239||95||325||122||312||297||374||2417||4834|
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what happened to Waverly?
this use to be the course that you would travel out to from Baltimore / Towson to get an upscale experience. Greens used to be pristine - quick, consistent. Not this year - just horrible the 2 times i have played, back in May and now this past weekend. the rough is a mess, around the greens are awful - have to hit and chip off of bare spots, all over the place. It use to be a gem - but not any longer. seems to to have been a slow slide backwards for 2- 3 years now. Staff is stuff in general. I will continue to head up to York, when I can. Not worth the trip nor cost any longer.
Great course with reasonable price
I booked very first tee time of the day but my partner was running late and the staff was reasonable and accomodate the situation wth other players. Overall, the course was in a great condition. I definitely felt that the management really takes time and effort to keep the fairways and tee boxes in best shape. The only downside for today’s roudning was aeration of fairways at 17 & 18 without any notification. Especially, 18th hole fairways were all covered with dirt from aeration. Otherwise, I would consider Waverly as top public course in the area
Thanks for the nice review Ryan, and sorry about the communication hiccup. I have forwarded this to our staff to make sure we communicate any unusual maintenance activities for the day. Cheers!
nice course; fair value
This is a well designed course; fun to play albeit a bit pricey. However, tow complaints - the course today was cart path only; purportedly because there were still wet areas on some fairways. Well, no wet areas anywhere and, in fact, the sprinklers were running on several holes. So we got to, in effect, walk in 90+ degree weather for no reason. And, related, way too few drinking water opportunities (3 in total and just one for our first twelve holes - started on 10; that's just not ok in august. But, did enjoy the course which is in pretty good shape given we're far into summer weather.
Thanks for the review. There are multiple turf concerns at the moment - the biggest being what is called wet wilt. The fairways are wet from all the rain but also very hot. In some cases, we have to water just a bit to cool off the grass, even though it is wetter than we would like it to be. Many courses are suffering from these conditions. In order to avoid massive turf loss, we have to be a bit cautious with carts on fairways. Hope you understand a little better now. We have water coolers every three holes, so , not sure what happened there. Cheers!
What rain? Kudos to the Grounds Crew!
With the amount of rain this area has received over the past few days, this course is in fantastic shape! Cart paths only but no big deal. Pace of play was around 4 hours.
I expected standing water & plugged balls but not much to be found. Bunkers in good shape with little or no washout.
I was paired with locals Warren & Dave & we had a great time. Thanks for the book Warren! Great read so far.
I recommend this course. It’s enjoyable & a bargain for the greens fee.
Great layout, great practice facility(practice balls included)
Watch out, some of the holes bite if you don’t know the course.
Thank you for your nice review. We are really glad you enjoyed your day!
Great first time day
As this was my first time, things turned out great as I was paired up with a couple. Jim and Carol were members of the club and provided me with great detail of each hole.
The course has a great layout and challenges every shot. Jim had mention that the roughs were cut the lowest in a while, which were still pretty thick, but not long. Greens were firm and fast, and read true.
I look forward to returning. The Hot Deals makes returning very apealing.
Thanks for the nice review. We are glad you enjoyed your day! You can book great deals on waverlywoods.com, with no prepayment necessary.
Great day, course in great shape.
The one minor gripe, the ruff was longer than, what I consider, normal. Easy to lose a ball just off fairway. Really minor, since I hit 10 of 14 fairways.
One of the best courses in MD
This course is consistently one of the best public courses in Maryland. Every hole is different and you will play all the clubs you have in you bag. Beware wooded areas, and blind landing spots that will eat your ball up. The rough was pretty thick, and it is hard to find your ball if it settles down at all. Overall, I love playing this course even though I find it to be a challenge. The more you play this course, the better off you will be in understanding where to hit your ball and how to play the holes.
Thank you for your very nice review - we are so glad you enjoy playing the golf course.
Should have been an aeration special
After I arrived and checked in at Waverly Woods this morning, I chatted with the starter. The very first thing he told was that the greens were not very good, certainly not up their standards. He attributed it to the significant rainfall we had right after core aeration about 1 month, which could very well be the case. However, given the knowledge of the condition of the greens the Waverly Woods staff obviously has, and believe me, how poor they are was understated, anyone playing Waverly Woods should NOT be charged full price. It is the responsibility of the course to be fair and open with their patrons about the state of the course, and to 3rd party booking sites like GolfNow, and that definitely was NOT the case today. Shame on Waverly Woods. I will not be back any time soon and will encourage my golfing friends to do likewise.
Sorry you did not enjoy your experience that day. The day you played was after some heavy rains and they were rolling slow. Everyone has differing opinions at times, but overall the course looks wonderful and the greens are rolling fine. Cheers,