Crumpin-Fox Club

4.6784117647 4.7 stars from 5 (103)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7007 yards
  • Slope: 141
  • Rating: 73.8
  • Layout

  • Parmenter Rd, Bernardston, Massachusetts 01337, Franklin County
  • (800) 943-1901, (413) 648-9685
  • (413) 648-9749
  • golfthefox.com

Year built: 1977
Architect(s): Roger Rulewich (1990), Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1977), Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1989)
Type: Semi-Private
Greens: Bent Grass
Fairways: Bent Grass
Golf Season: Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: No

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Proper attire is required.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7007 yards 73.8 141
Blue 72 6508 yards 71.3 136
Gold 72 6095 yards 70.1 133
Red (W) 72 5432 yards 71.5 131

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.7 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.4 stars from 5
Value: 4.4 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.8 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.8 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.7 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.6 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 103 Reviews
5 stars:
80
4 stars:
17
3 stars:
3
2 stars:
3
1 stars:
0

recommend this course

99 out of 103 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is worth the drive in the 'burbs   Great for advanced golfers entertaining clients a bucket list/top 100 pick   Challenges include elevation changes bunkers forced carries   Great for drinks patio dining amazing food  

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"Great Course!"


Steve182T's avatar
Top 1000 Contributor
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Played here on May 16 with the Safari Club. Very enjoyable day. Everything from tee box to fairways to greens (although hard) was in excellent condition. Staff couldn't have been more accommodating. Highly recommend this course!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Week 2 for the Safari group"


Golfmanputt1946's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2018
Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

A little travel North was well worth it...I have played this course many times in the past and today's conditions were the best that i remember...Staff and Pro shop was top notched and the new carts with GPS are the best around


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Must Play Course"


RickM298's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  65+
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Played the course with the Safari Club and had a great time as usual. The course was in excellent condition for early in the season with the greens being fast and true. Always seemed to play more break than was needed. Course was only matched by the friendly and helpful staff. A must play if you are in the area.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Safari Club Outing"


elykC's avatar
Top 250 Contributor
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  25+

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

This is one of the best courses to play. The Safari Club knows how to pick the courses. It's a 136 slope from the senior T's so it isn't that easy, but fun to play. New carts were like driving in a lomo. Staff was very nice.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"worth the ride"


doc7's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Played in a Safari outing and wow what a track!!!

Great conditions they have been doing a lot of work on this track and it shows it's perfect.

The pro and his staff were very nice and made you feel very welcome.

This course is well worth the ride .


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Enjoyable round"


Don2060053's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

This is a must play course. Conditions were very good for this time of year. Hole layouts are challenging but fair. A number of risk reward holes. Staff at the course was very friendly and accommodating.

Safari golf club plays here every year and I can't wait until next year - so I'll be back very soon.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



Sandra2288177's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/14/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Fantastic course and staff"


ADAM2863248's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/10/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This is the best course in Western Mass. It is up there with the Ranch. Every hole is beautiful. Staff are very friendly and professional. If you are looking for a treat this is it.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"One of the Best in New England"


u000007635743's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/27/2018
Previously played Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

It's a day trip if you're in the Boston area but it's well worth it. Impeccably kept, nice pro shop, good practice facility and all the challenge you'll ever want. Careful as you drive in, the par-3 9th goes OVER the road you're driving in on. From the tips, you better be a single digit golfer. Plenty of other tees to match your skill level. Pricey at regular price, great value at Golf Now price!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Bucket List Course"


u000007635743's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/23/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course is pricey if you're not getting a deal, but is one of those type of courses that you don't mind paying the coin.

Excellent layout and all the challenge you'll ever want. Fast, perfect rolling greens. Fairways very nice, traps groomed and the best, AND I MEAN THE BEST, golf carts you'll find anywhere. Like sitting in a lazy boy with GPS and USB ports on the carts.

Pace can be a tad slow but that's because high handicappers will be looking for balls a lot in the rough or edge of the woods.

I always go back here a couple times a year.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Poor experience except for the food."


David5637688's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/15/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Except for the food and the perfect weather, a very poor experience.

First, they didn't have my tee time I made with GolfNow. Then, they charged me full price when I had paid GolfNow towards the fees. I was told I needed to address that with GolfNow. Tee times were 5 minutes apart and we waited on every single shot on our way to a 5+ hour round.

Course is difficult for sure, and the conditions were very good. Except the rough was quite long and the leaves were everywhere. Most courses in this area of the country do a fairly good job picking up leaves.

Beverage cart came around once and there was no ranger anywhere. Pro shop closed an hour before they said it would.

I've played here before, but don't remember such a negative experience.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I don't recommend this course


"Pace of play"



4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/13/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Over five hours for a weekday round. No rangers on course, when we spoke to clubhouse at turn he said “I’m only employee on today”?


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Special course"


braddockpark's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/12/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Crumpin Fox has always been a great golf course ,but with the new up grades ,it has gone to an elite level..

Course layout and greens are challenging even for the advanced golfer..

Highly recommended..


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Good to play here again"


ball82's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/12/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

It had been several years since playing here but the great deal from Golf Now was too much to turn down. Always enjoy playing here, only complaint was pace of play. We were a threesome that had a threesome in front of us on the front nine & they somehow became a foursome on the back adding at least a 1/2 to our round as we waited on just about every shot. Probably wouldn't play here at regular rates as it's quite expensive but Golf Now had the great deal, hope to play here again! Love the power carts as well.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



u000007732711's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/29/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



wallen7afairway's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/27/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Slow play and lack of golf etiquette by golfers playing the day


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Great course, beautiful scenery"


armden1's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/28/2017
Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We play this course at least once a year when we are in New England for our annual vacation. The course was in great condition and the pace of play was as good as it gets. We are both intermediate golfers and love the challenges of the course.


I recommend this course


"Always good."


u440271515's avatar
Skill:  Advanced

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/22/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Just got back from 25 years of South Florida golf. Feels like home.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



Charles2814179's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/13/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"A Bona Fide Gem"


rayging's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/04/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

It was nearly a 90 mile drive to play Crumpin Fox but well worth the effort. Using a Hot Deal helped this senior golfer and, as I experienced a while back, the course was in great shape and the staff as friendly as ever. I was able to play a two-ball scramble since the group in back of me were two holes behind. Even the senior tees (over 6,000 yds.) presented a challenge but a fair one---the number 1 and 2 handicap holes deserve their rating and nailed me with a double bogey on #1 and bogey on #2. As an old expression goes, "try it, you'll like it."


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



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