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4.2
524 Reviews (524)
5 Stars
154
4 Stars
289
3 Stars
61
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.1
92.9%
Recommend this course
479 out of 524 reviews
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4.2
75 Reviews (75)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.5
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
93.3%
Recommend this course
70 out of 75 reviews
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4.3
132 Reviews (132)
5 Stars
53
4 Stars
67
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
95.5%
Recommend this course
126 out of 132 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6805 yards
Slope 134
Rating 72.8

Mattawang Golf Club has changed very little since it first opened in 1960. The traditional layout has withstood the test of time as a challenging but playable layout. The course was designed to blend seamlessly into the natural setting while still testing your shot-making skills. You won’t find any man-made water hazards or artificial mounding on this golf course, instead you’ll be challenged by natural streams and ponds and mature evergreens. At first glance, the layout is seemingly wide open, but don’t let your guard down because the fairways are actually quite tight and many of them are strategically lined with trees. In keeping with the time it was built, the greens are smaller than those you would find on most modern golf courses and heavily protected by sand traps. Over the years, Mattawang Golf Club has built a reputation for having some of the well maintained putting surfaces in the area.

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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Golf Season Year round
Architect Mike Myles

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Showers, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.2
524 Reviews (524)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 43
Thick Rough 22
Water Hazards 20
This course/club is great for:
Locals 60
Walkers 44
Seniors 28
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 49
Worth the Drive 32
Convenient to the City 8

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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Why?

I understand that do to pandemic the amenities would be sparse, but none existent. I find it hard to believe, that at this stage of the covid, no one has foresight to at least
place a couple of vending machines outside where we could help ourselves to a drink or snack. It's like management just gave up on the customer service.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/08/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. Enjoy your summer golf!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/08/2020

Thanks Boilermaker!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather

Given heat wave and dry spell, fairways and greens in good shape

Greens were well watered and maintained nicely for consistent play. Well done

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/08/2020

Thank you for noticing the efforts of keeping up with the heat and the lack of rain we have received.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/08/2020

Thank you KennyLee!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Mattawang

Fairways and greens were in great shape. Rough was brown. Overall in good shape. Range is a little steep at $8 if you're already playing. However, overall it's a good course if you want something open that can be a fun course to play.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
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Commented on 07/08/2020

Thanks for taking the time to leave your thoughts.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Solid

Nice course, pretty good conditions overall. Saw a lot of areas that were drying out, but they were watering the course for almost my entire round so obviously they are trying to get it a little more green.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 07/08/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. The boys on the crew are trying!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

The course was in excellent condition, greens were fast but in very good condition. Some interesting holes, hitting off the fairway put you into difficult situations. Stay straight and true otherwise you'll pay the price. Would make a return visit!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/30/2020

We are glad you appreciate the true challenge of Mattawang. It is a old shot makers course!

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. Hopefully, you will be back again soon. Enjoy the remainder of your season.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Not good value for money

I had played this course several years ago, but booked at the last minute because I wanted to get around in over the weekend. The course condition was poor, except for the greens. Despite a good amount of rain in the past month, the course was surprisingly dry and burned. The course is not particularly difficult. The amenities despite the coronavirus emergency were poor. They didn't even have ice for the drinks. The water bottles for sale were warm. Given the cost of around, they could easily provide better amenities.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/03/2020

Sorry your expectations were not reached. However, I feel the need to express some actual facts about some of your comments. Rain - I do not know where you live but we received .35 of an inch of rain for the whole month of June (less then 1/2 of an inch). Drinks- We have three coolers of cold drinks ready for all golfers and over 120 cold drinks were sold through the Pro Shop alone on the day you played.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Commented on 06/30/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to leave a review. Thanks!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Nice local course - needs more work

7am Tee time -- nice 3 hr. round walking. Greens are in great condition, hard not receptive. Traps need some love -- lots of weeds growing. They are starting to loose the fairways -- lots of browning out spots. Tees are "OK".

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/30/2020

Glad you enjoyed a nice fast walking round.

Bunker restoration has been addressed earlier in other reviews. It is coming as soon as we can get through this current drought situation.

High ground brown spots are different then 'losing fairways'. The fairways are healthy just thirsty!

Enjoy your golf this summer.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hadn't played in 6 years

Had been 'locked down' with Covid for 3+ months, first boys outing in a long time. The three of us had not played in a long time, variable experience with the game. Staff was very friendly. Few people on the course which allowed us to play slow, as our skill set was rusty to say the least. Lost my wedge during the game and found and brought back by the staff! We had a wonderful time, definitely going back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

BH GLNG league

Course is in great shape however having to prepay online should be changed now. Also they should have drinks and/or snacks now for golfers. Maybe get a good truck to come over and park. Thanks

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/22/2020

Keith, thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed conditions.

Just to clarify, out tee sheet is two weeks ahead of changing protocols so what can be done is not always what should be done. We have over 1600 different golfers a week so we are doing out best to keep all the golfers and staff safe during these times.

Also, snacks and drinks were available both out the parking lot staff member and from the Pro Shop window. Sorry you missed them, they are there every day.

Enjoy the remainder of the golf season.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Hidden Gem

Mattawang is always a pleasant experience, all about the golf. Course is in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/22/2020

Thanks for the nice review. We are glad you enjoy what Mattawang is about!

Hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Cancellation Issue

i made my reservation at the course website (Mattawang). I called to cancel 24 hours +to cancel and get a credit on my card. i was told to go to Golfnow.
Called by phone, automation told me to go to the website. Which then told me to go to reservations page to cancel and get credit. Because I did not make the resevation at Golfnow there was no record of my tee time to cancel. It then said go to "Chat" which i did for two days and it never started.
I called the golf course again to be sure they knew i could not make the tee time.
My credit card was charged by Golfnow and I have no way to get refunded.

Value Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Saturday golf at Mattawang

Course in great condition from fairways to greens. The staff did a great job managing the groups as they went out . Very friendly staff. Pace of play was good until the 7th hole when things got backed up due to very slow play of a few groups. I will go back and play again. Good value for the cost of green fees.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/15/2020

Thank you for joining us for some Beautiful Saturday golf. We appreciate you taking the time to review your experience.

Glad you enjoyed the staff and the value. We were aware of the groups in front of you and tried to move them along. Hopefully we see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/15/2020

Thanks for making the trip once again from Staten Island. We appreciate your continued support.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Really nice.

Played today with a buddy. Course is in great shape. I love the spread out tee times. Hope all courses keep the spread out times. Not pushed. We weren’t on top of anyone. Gives you a chance to take a little look for Your errant tee shots. Greens were in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 06/10/2020

Darryl, we are glad you enjoyed conditions and the Covid restrictions that have been put in place.

Enjoy the remainder of your summer golf!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Thumbs up for Ranger Joe

Overall average experience. Decent greens and fairways were OK. Bunkers need a lot of work. With walking only a lot of slow groups. Ranger Joe was on the case and kept things moving.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
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Commented on 06/08/2020

We are glad 'Ranger Joe' made your day go better.

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