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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6320 yards
Slope 120
Rating 69.6

Course Details

Year Built 1930
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect Donald Ross (1930)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Golf Academy at Leo J. Martin"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

2.6
3 Reviews (3)
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Reviews 7
2.0
First Time Playing

Is that the fairway or the rough?

The course requires a lot of guesswork for the first time or occasional visitor, kind of like driving in Boston. There are NO yardage markers except for one red sprinkler head we happened upon on the front nine. The tee boxes don’t have yardage signs, and you can’t trust the scorecard because they’ve moved tee boxes and the different classes of tees over time. Moreover, the fairways look wide but are not. Where the fairway starts and the rough begins is a matter of randomness. I wasn’t sure whether the clover, ruts, or the spotty clumps of grass were fairway. There was nothing that was clearly grass of any variety.
The greens had bare spots and plenty of bumps. They ran slow, but I don’t know if that was a common state. They were a bit mossy, not wet.
Avoid looking for your ball in deep rough; there’s poison ivy in places.
Specific advice: don’t overshoot the green on the 7th. There’s about 10 feet of space before your ball is lost.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

A Local Course to Get your Swings In

Possibly the definition of a local course, anyone who has recently moved to the area and is looking for a cheaper alternative can always rely on Leo J. The course has seen some improvement in the last few years, with a couple brand new greens added where once it was overgrown and unplayable. The back-9 offers more intrigue than the front with some nice bending holes requiring long second shots to reach the par-4 greens. Some of the greens and bunkers need some serious TLC and play can get backed up after regular work hours during the week, but it's really meant to be a course that all locals should know and frequent anyways when looking to get out and take some hacks.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
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