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4.3
346 Reviews (346)
5 Stars
154
4 Stars
137
3 Stars
40
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
90.1%
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314 out of 346 reviews
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4.2
101 Reviews (101)
5 Stars
47
4 Stars
36
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.2
86.1%
Recommend this course
87 out of 101 reviews
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4.3
121 Reviews (121)
5 Stars
59
4 Stars
42
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
88.4%
Recommend this course
107 out of 121 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 69
Length 6161 yards
Slope 122
Rating 69.9

The Valleyview nine is the most difficult course at the 27-hole Farmstead Golf & Country Club, which is located in northwest New Jersey approximately one hour from New York City. Small greens, tree-lined fairways, hilly terrain and out of bounds on seven of nine holes are among the reasons the Valleyview nine is a test. The Byron Phoebus design opened in 1979.

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Course Details

Year Built 1965
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect Byron Phoebus

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Casual

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
346 Reviews (346)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 19
Patio Dining 15
Dinner 10
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 27
Bunkers 19
Forced Carries 8
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 27
Locals 26
Walkers 17
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 26
In the 'Burbs 15

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3.0
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Crowded last Friday Sep 6 2013 PM

Tournament playing in between public outings made slow playing pace. Customers should be informed before selling tee times, so we can decide.

Conditions Average
Value Average
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Pace Poor
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Conditions Excellent
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2.0
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Greens were horrible

Should have been a discounted round of golf considering how bad the greens were. Just aerated? Discount. Nice design though

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 6
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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3.0
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Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

beautiful course in great shape

Great round on Lakeview & Valley courses. Some delays due to an outing but on measure, a wonderful day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 4
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Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

nice place needs improvement

the scenery here is great, I don't know why the starter is always miserable. A group of 2 girls and 2 guys painfully slow backed up the course for a half hour and no ranger in sight. The club 9 was in much better shape than the valley 9

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fall golf

Played on Friday, October 20. And it lasted for hours and 40 minutes. Mainly due to playing with a golfer who never played before. Tried to be helpful but spent most of the time waiting for him to hit or searching for his golf balls. The course itself was in good condition however they were a few tee boxes that were beat up. Greens were recently aerated and sandy.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Farmstead is greatly improved

I have not played Farmstead in at least 15 years and was very happy with the quality of play. The course is well maintained and the bunkers were excellent - they were problematic years ago when I played here. Greens were recently aerated and were bumpy and a bit slower. Some tee boxes were a bit ragged and there was some water damage on a couple of fairways. Overall an enjoyable round. Farmstead is back on my list of courses to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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