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About

Holes 9
Type Public/Municipal
Par 35
Length 2994 yards
Slope 120
Rating 35.1

Course Details

Year Built 1930
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/15

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $20
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golfing attire required. Shirts must be worn at all times.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Reviews

3.8
5 Reviews (5)
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Reviews 47
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Surprisingly Positive Experience

I played here after work one day and I was pleasantly surprised about how much I enjoyed it. Being a 9 hole course in the middle of Cambridge, I was not expecting much. I was thinking it would be very tight, but I found it to be a well designed course. The scenery is nice for being a course in the middle of a city.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked

Best 9 Hole Course Around!

I love this course. My friend and I play here probably 15-25 times per season, including pre-work rounds early on summer weekdays.

The layout is challenging enough to keep you coming back, and the condition has only been getting better. Compared to other moderately-priced courses, the greens at the Pond are in stellar shape, and they maintain the whole course very well.

If you're looking to get out for a quick round and have a good time, Fresh Pond is the perfect course. I'll keep coming back as long as they let me!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Walked

Enjoyable 9 holes

Great location for Cambridge/Somerville residents. I usually play once a week and find it a good challenging course. Conditions are usually good but worth checking their facebook page for announcing of the aeration week. Good 9 holes and very walkable (only one raised green).

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Course

Great 9 hole course. Very convenient if you live in Somerville or Cambridge. It gets a bit backed up on weekends so make sure to get a tee time and carve out a bit of extra time. The grounds are well kept and the holes are just challenging enough to keep you on your toes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Walked

Great Value Public Course in Cambridge

I play golf on this course very regularly from April/May through October, usually in the morning or evening around work. The staff are very nice and the cost for a local resident is great for 9 holes. The course conditions are pretty good on most holes but it could use some work. It's a short course but it remains challenging with some greens hidden from a direct approach. There's one elevated green, some water to contend with, and a few bunkers, which are a little hard. All in all well worth the money for a quick nine holes in the area.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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