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Conditions
2.9
Value
3.2
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
62.6%
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Layout
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Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.2
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2.6
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3.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6612 yards
Slope 127
Rating 71.5
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Hopewell Valley Golf & Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1927
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Thomas Winton

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
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

3.3
36 Reviews (36)
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Overgrown!

The layout of the course was pretty good. Holes had different looks, different angles and sight lines. Greens and fairways are protected by enough bunkers. The greens are small, a little slow, but in decent condition. Fairways and tees are average. The problem is the rough is high. It's high enough that its seeding and there is no first cut, just narrow fairway then right into 4"+ rough. The stream that flows through property needs to be manicured to add to aesthetics. Parking lot and cart paths (when they exist) are in disrepair. I think with some love and care, this course would be a nice little country club. Aside from the interesting layout, I was not impressed and likely will not return. I did like the pace of play 3 1/2 hours but the course was virtually empty (midweek, midday) until we caught a group on 12 and briefly waited each shot.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

US open rough is smaller

Only good point was the greens were ok.. First time playing the course wont go back unless $25 or less.. ROUGH was ROUGH spent almost 2 hours looking for just missed fairway balls in the deepest of rough.. Miss the fairway kiss you ball goodbye. Lost at least 8 balls total through our 4 some was prob close to 20. Cut your grass

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Not again

If I have choice to pick zero or negative star I would. The place charged 69$ to play,l. There are better muni course vs “HV country club”. There were no one at the turn for food/ drinks. The course has weeds all over the fairways, a bridge was closed and it took us on detour which took us around 3 holes to get to.... I can go on and on! Place just ran out money and that’s why it is open to public They should pay me to play there!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Not the old Hopewell

Myself not one to giving bad reviews but in the case it was out of pure sadness. Hopewell was always a great quality layout and kept in great condition.The GOLF staff was great and cart young man also. My wife and I are members of another local club we were looking forward to playing another club . But we’re really let down staff was inattentive in restaurant when making the turn and outside snacks bar not open.

As far as course play very slow greens and spotty condition fairways . Pace of play was terrible no ranger and 2 groups playing as 5somes . 45 minutes to play 2 holes we walked off.

A big disappointment from someone who played high school golf their and had their high school prom also their

Hope that they can turn this around . Again golf staff was great

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Early season

Course was in okay shape for early in the season. Could not get anything to eat before or during the round.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
New York Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Used cart

The Course...

...was wet. Had to keep the course in a specific rough on every hole. Took longer to play than it should have especially with all the leaves. Tees need some work too.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Definitely good, but should have been better.

First off, I loved the layout and the staff. The course and club house had some really really cool features that are worth checking out. The course was in so so condition, but I won’t blame that on lack of care. This area has been hammered by rain, so it’s impossible for any of the area courses to keep a course in good condition. I think with the right weather the course would be awesome. There is no way they should let anyone ride in a cart right now because they are destroying the place. On to my major problem with the course.... PACE OF PLAY. It was horrible! The group in front of us were an absolute disgrace. Ignorant dbags, who refuses to let us play through. We asked the ranger to speed them up and received absolutely no help from him. He completely blew us off and never said a word to the hacks in front of us. I’m no superstar on the course by any stretch of the imagination, but I don’t hold ppl up either. We literally waited on ever single whole. We had no one behind us and the first time we saw anyone behind us was when we were in the 5th hole; there was a group we saw on 2. They were a foursome that was walking and they caught us and were up our rear ends towards the end of the round because of the group ahead. Completely ruined the experience. Was definitely one of the worst courses for pace of play I’ve been on. Zero help from the employees at the course. They fix that and let it dry out and they have a winner. A little expensive for the conditions. Staff would have gotten 5 stars if we would have received help from the ranger. Not sure if recommend the course until the course conditions match the price (weather needs to cooperate)

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hopewell Nj golf

The course was well kept and was a good play. Some challenges just like most courses.. I would recommend a try at this place., The pace was the best I ever played . Very spaced out!! The staff was very nice which is one factor that always gets me to come back for repeat business

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

The course should be taken care, its an old course and beautiful. They should put carpaths to save the grasses this course should be save and taken care of.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Golf course does not follow any golf rules

How can you allow 5 players to tee off at the same time?? It slowed us down significantly. There is no course management at this golf course. 5 Hour round, could have been under 4. Also, condition is worse than some of the county courses in central NJ.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

No longer a Country Club

I really wanted to like this course and looked forward to playing it. I grew up playing an old, tight course with small fast greens so this should fit the bill.

The good - Greens are in excellent shape, rolled true and with subtle breaks. Certainly need some local knowledge to putt well here. Pace of play was fantastic, but we played in the rain. A twosome made it around in about 2.5 hours.

The Bad - Tee boxes are chewed up, more so than any public facility I have played recently. As for the fairways, well, some fairways had more dirt than grass, especially number 8. Basic maintenance seems to be lacking. The fairway on #18 had ankle high weeds growing in the middle of the fairway.

Clearly the course has good bones to be an attractive course. Money needs to be spent to make it that way and it does not seem like that is going to happen. Its a once proud course that has seen better days. I might give it one more shot next season, but will have lower expectations.

Its is NOT worth the $65 weekend green fee.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Horrendous condition

Don't bother ... I feel like I just wasted 4 hrs and $65! Fairways are over grown with crab grass and bunkers are like wet cement. Course is in bad need of repair/recondition ...the entire place should be considered OB.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

greens are well maintained...good putting...fairways need a lot of work...lots of crab grass on back nine. the people are very nice...so is the clubhouse.

Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Walked

Beautiful Club with Excellent food!

My children golf here so I purchase times for them. I have rented the club for business functions, office holiday parties and family gatherings. The food is outstanding. I have a network group that meets once a month and when we tried Hopewell Valley Golf Club, we were extremely impressed. The food was fresh and the presentation was superb. You do not have to be member to rent the hall. I highly recommend this place for weddings, family reunions, or just lunch on the terrace!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hopewell Valley

Nice course...friendly staff...Nice halfway house for purchasing lunch and drinks. Played the course in under four hours. Fair test of golf ..nice wide fairways and big greens that are in great shape. Well worth the Hot deal price.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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