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Larkhaven Golf Club

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3.5
105
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
44
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.6
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.2
76.2%
Recommend this course
80 out of 105 reviews
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Average Rating
4.3
4
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
100.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 4 reviews
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Average Rating
3.4
21
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.5
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.2
76.2%
Recommend this course
16 out of 21 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6464 yards
Slope 121
Rating 70.8

Editor's Note: Course closed for business in 2018.

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6464 yards 70.8 121
White 72 6042 yards 68.7 115
Red (W) 72 4645 yards 67.2 110
Scorecard for Larkhaven Golf Club
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: 71.3/130 269 368 556 418 444 495 186 348 209 3293 428 196 449 514 360 168 368 512 429 3424 6717
White M: 69.9/122 W: 75.7/133 257 348 535 389 398 480 172 333 192 3104 414 178 432 485 344 152 335 498 401 3239 6343
Gold M: 65.4/110 W: 70.6/119 231 304 437 327 350 397 145 300 111 2602 317 110 302 412 333 127 296 424 327 2648 5250
Red M: 62.1/105 W: 66.6/110 151 268 365 299 298 318 140 216 76 2131 293 96 278 360 277 107 270 375 317 2373 4504
Handicap 17 15 3 1 7 13 5 11 9 4 16 2 12 8 18 10 14 6
Par 4 4 5 4 4 5 3 4 3 36 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 5 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 9 11 5 1 7 3 15 13 17 6 18 4 12 10 14 8 16 2

Course Details

Year Built 1958
Golf Season Year round
Architect Butch Connell

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf Simulator No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

3.5
105
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Final Round at Larkhaven

It was a cold start to the day but warmed up nicely for our last round at Larkhaven. Sad to find out they will be closing for good in three weeks. Greens are fairways are in great shape. Clubhouse staff was excellent as usual.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Course

My fiancé and I played here and had a great time! The greens are in excellent shape and lightning quick! Staff was very friendly. Pace of play was good. Great value! We will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Great Course with glass greens!

First time playing this course and very sad to hear that it is closing soon for houses to be built on the 120 acres. One of my home course just went through the same thing and hate that there are not enough golfers to help sustain this great sport.

The course layout was challenging but fun and the greens were so fast I struggled putting all day. While the greens were fast they were in great shape.

Again sad to see this one go away because I would be a repeat player! :-(

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Unfortunate

This was a very nice course to play. I am a fairly new golfer so the course was challenging to me but very fun. It is so unfortunate that this course is closing, what a shame. I will try to play it again before it actually closes

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Greens. Harsh Rough and Tee Boxes.

The rough is infiltrated with crab greens, more reason to land in the fairways. Bunkers are mostly clay, little sand. Fairways grass was genuine and kind. Very happy with the Greens, wonderful shape and roll true. 10 on the stimp?
Greens: 9/10
Bunkers: 2/10
Fairways: 7/10
Rough: 3/10
Tee boxes: 5/10...but they are at least flat

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Always Fun

This course has recovered nicely from the pipe work that affected a few holes for a while. Fairways in good shape and the greens are really good. Ran true with puts and not a lot of ball mark problems. Hate to see this one go away at the end of the year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Had not played here in nearly a decade. Will be at least that long before I do again.

When I played this course the first time (about 10 years ago), I found it to be an interesting layout in pretty good condition, but with greens that were almost unplayably slow because, as I was informed in the clubhouse, "the members like it that way." I did not go back for nearly a decade, but finally gave it another try.

What I found was a course that was exactly the opposite in every respect: the greens were firm and fast, but the rest of the course was in miserable condition, with bare tee boxes, burned out fairways and a pace of play which was awful.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens are terrific

Overall great value for a practice round. Play mid-day for a quick pace. Starter and snack shop super friendly and very helpful. Left a club on the course and it wasn't turned in so the clientele, or at least one of them are untrustworthy. A few challenging holes and a couple fairways are torn up and being re-planted. I find this one of my go to places.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good Time

Hooked up with three guys I had not played with before. Had a great time. Hate to see this course go away at the end of the year. Pace of play was good, little slow in spots but that was to be expected on a Friday. Pipe work that affected some holes has been completed and those areas have not been sodded. Greens were in good shape and rolled true.

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

Excellent design and challenging

Enjoyed playing this course
Course has bounced back well from
utility work.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value

Great course for average golfer. Challenges on some and no frills on other holes. Enough to stay interested. The greens were true and the fairways were in decent shape.
Staff was exceptional and made the day enjoyable. This course is in it's last season and that's a shame. But progress and the value of the real estate have prevailed I guess.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Larkhaven 5/24/18

This course has had to deal with the City putting a sewer line in through the middle of the course. Construction is finally over, and they have put sod down in the areas that were torn up by construction. It's still Ground Under Repair so free drops if you hit it in the sod. The fairway isn't great, there are some bare spots. The greens are awesome though. They are fast but roll true, and give a difficult challenge every time I play here. For $20 on the weekday, you won't find a course with a better value for how good these greens are.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course

Larkhaven is a great value. Got in a round for $24. Played as a single and got around in 3 hours. Fairways are bare with spots where there was not any grass. Pipeline work going on and it altered the way you played some holes. Hate to see this course go away at the end of the year but it was good to get in a round before that happens.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Needs a lot of work

Played here a few years ago. Course has a great layout but is in really bad condition. There is some underground pipe construction going in which has most of the course destroyed.
Payed too much money for a course in such bad condition.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Below average

The course was not in good shape. There was extensive work going on wasn't listed on website. The tee box on #9 was atrocious. No grass, just bare spots and weeds. We paid $32 and it should have been 1/2 that. Sorry for the bad rating, but just being honest.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

One of the worst courses I've ever played.

There was no difference between fairway or rough, no matter where your ball went you were hitting off dirt with a few exceptions of dried up grass. There was quite a bit of construction going on which was a distraction as well and the greens were basically concrete spray painted green. Out of my 18 years playing golf this course is probably one of the worst places I've had the displeasure of playing and should find new management asap.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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