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About

Holes 9
Type Semi-Private
Par 35
Length 3115 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

Course Details

Year Built 1916
Greens Bent
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/25
Architect Jim Lowe

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.9
11 Reviews (11)
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem in North Shore

First time playing Ould Newbury Golf Club and the course did not disappoint. Great layout and it is a lot more challenging then the yardage/scorecard looks. Elevated greens, sharp doglegs, and tricky greens make ONGC a hidden gem on the North Shore. #6 was a great looking hole hitting over the marsh. Was excited to play it today and will definitely come back, course was in great shape!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Beware the Livingsocial deal!

They only honor the Livingsocial deal with a limited number of tee times each day and you can't get a Golf Now teetime, you get the mulligan message instead! I've played over 1200 different golf courses and never had one that wouldn't honor a special deal without telling you in advance before you purchased it! This is outrageous!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/06/2016

They honored my deal and had no issue at the course. YOU NEED TO CALL THE COURSE DIRECTLY for a tee time, not go through Golfnow or Golf18. Be proactive and don't slam a course with a bad review. They were very accommodating and helpful.

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Walked

Oulde Newbury Great course

A small Membership but open to the Public Course, friendly staff willing to offer help and recommendations. Course was the best I played all season. Definitely worth traveling to but make sure you hae a Tee time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Fun golf course

This was a fun 9 hole course...stay alert to golf balls as the fairways are all running into each other...long narrow and hilly! excellent value!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Massachusetts Advisor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

A Very Well Maintained 9 Holer

Ould Newbury has changed with the times. A decade ago it was a busy, fully subscribed private club. Not in these new economic times, it is a quieter course that welcomes the public with good rates. My friend and I meet there occasionally, as it is 15 minutes away from both of us. It is always well kept, but as it is built on the edge of the marsh, it can be pretty wet after heavy rains and very buggy at twilight or on non-windy days. You start on top of a hill on the first tee, with busy Rt. 1 on the right and come up that same hill on the second and ninth holes. There are some unique design features with all of the hills. The fifth just keeps on going up to a green perched atop a steep hill. The 8th green is mounted on a stark knoll and pitches dramatically from back to front. The 9th is a 200 yard uphill par 3, that no one hits in regulation. There is the famous tree in the center of the fairway that affects your ball flight. The clubhouse looks like it has not changed much in 50 years. It appears they have preserved a time capsule from golf back in the persimmon and balata days. The staff are all quite friendly and they do their best to make daily fee payers feel welcomed. The membership seems tolerate us as a forced necessity during this down time. If you are on the upper North Shore and want to play a 2 hour 9 on a quality course for short money, Ould Newbury will serve you better than all of the others.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

A very good test of golf

It is not a long course but most greens are elevated. It is imperative that your approach shots are the correct distance. Greens are fast.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Friendly staff

Course is one of the better 9 hole courses in the area and it in pretty good shape..... A few long par 4's and the 9th hole is a monster 210yd uphill par 3...... Small greens roll nicely and have alot of character.... Ill play it again!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

More challenging than would expect from 9 hole course. Very good conditions, especially the greens.

Excellent 9 hole layout, with a good mixture of length and shot making opportunities. Greens were in excellent condition and very challenging. Pretty course with lots of elevation changes makes renting a cart a smart move.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging 9 holer. Bring your bug spray.

Lots of elevation changes. Sometimes a couple of clubs worth of elevation. Kept wanting a breeze to help control the mosquitios.I will definately be back.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good 9 hole course. speed of play can be an issue. challenging but fair layout.

very well maintained course with tough greens. a bit of cross-fire on a few holes/tee boxes but not a huge issue. speed of play can be an issue particularly if you're making the turn to complete 18 holes. 1st timers will struggle with understanding distances and driving strategy on blind/partially blind tee shots.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

well maintained nine hole track

great nine hole course, excellent condition. many raised greens keep the course challenging.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
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