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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6302 yards
Slope 125
Rating 70.5
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Back 70 6302 yards 70.5 125
Middle 70 5755 yards 68.1 120
Front (W) 70 4778 yards 74.4 128
Front 70 4778 yards 67.5 117
Scorecard for Butternut Farm
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 70.5/125 369 185 415 169 431 409 484 290 483 3235 625 140 385 215 389 356 184 406 367 3067 6302
White M: 68.1/120 W: 74.4/128 314 155 375 150 403 383 434 268 452 2934 600 128 351 190 364 325 173 340 350 2821 5755
Yellow M: 64.4/110 W: 68.2/119 251 150 341 143 333 308 394 256 364 2540 509 125 289 160 250 290 142 274 320 2359 4899
Red W: 67.5/117 246 146 336 138 327 300 388 248 357 2486 502 118 282 150 242 281 137 268 312 2292 4778
Handicap 16 18 2 14 6 4 12 8 10 1 17 5 13 3 9 15 7 11
Par 4 3 4 3 4 4 5 4 5 36 5 3 4 3 4 4 3 4 4 34 70

Course Details

Year Built 1993
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect Robert Page III Mark Mungeam (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $20
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

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3.2
4 Reviews (4)
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
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3.0
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Hot weather

Too Close for Comfort

This is a nice, well laid out and maintained course, and the weekend fee is reasonable. My three complaints are: (1) the fairways are extremely tight, and the holes are so close together that you constantly hear shouts of "fore" from golfers on adjoining holes; (2) the pace of play on a Saturday morning was 5.25 hours; and (3) there is no water on the course, except the bottles you can purchase from the drink cart. If you hit it straight, don't mind a marathon round and pack your own water, you should love this place. I might give it another try mid-week during the shoulder seasons.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Very tight off the tee

I listed narrow fairways as one of the "challenges", but this isn't entirely accurate. The real challenge is narrow alleyways from the tee box. Many tee boxes are surrounded by trees. The result is someone who plays a consistent shot shape really needs to pay attention to where they tee up as a push-draw or pull-fade could hit a tree before the draw or fade comes into play. These tight alleyways and a par four dogleg left that doesn't allow for a straight shot in the fairway are why I knocked the rating down for course layout.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 10/05/2016

Thanks for taking the time to review the course and share your player tip. We think the layout offers a challenging round, but we appreciate your feedback and your 4 stars. Hope to have you back again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Boston Advisor
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First Time Playing

First Time at Butternut

My first time at Butternut Farms was great!! Golf course is really good. Plays shortish at 5755 from whites but is very narrow and tree lined. If you spray ur tee ball you will not be able to do nothing but pitch out and regroup. Some really memorable holes here. # 3 is a longest hole to a double green. # 8 is fantastic!! 268 yards over wetlands to narrow fairway w a small green. Beautiful hole. # 9 plays into a great clubhouse with a patio over the back. # 10 is a monster. 600 yards slight dogleg right w a narrow fairway. 3 or 4 shot hole with fairway ending at about 120 with pitch over a pond to a narrow green I actually hit pin on the fly and landed close for me to save par. # 5 plays long over a lake after going across a covered bridge. Really enjoyed 14. Drive over protected wetlands to a slight right dog leg. Overall course was in great shape. Bunkers. Greens and fairways. Only two complaints. Tee boxes were hard. Not forgiven for irons and tough to find a soft spot for tee. My main issue was customer service in grill. Girl didn't seem to want to be there. Outside smoking when we arrived. We only had time for a drink b4 our round but planned on coming in after round for drinks and a burger but when we asked her the hours she basically said that 5 pm was it. On a summer Sunday!?!? And sure enough with our 206 tee time we were done about 615 and it was locked and done. C"mon maybe 7 o'clock during the summer?!? Very disappointed. This was reason I couldn't give Butternut Farms five stars They have a amazing clubhouse. Keep it open so we can enjoy it. Definitely will be back. I shot a 76. So golf was excellent

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great golf

I really enjoy playing this course it is a very challenging course and it is 20 min from my house

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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