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What's in Kevin's Golf Bag
Callaway RAZR FIT 9.5
Ping G15 3 Wood
Adams Idea Tight Lies hybrid 3
Mizuno JPX 825 4-GW
Cleveland TFi 2135
Balls: Various brands of new, well used, found, premium, discount, and freebies.
Tees: Various new, used, broken, tall, short.
Bottle opener, Advil, beer. Sometimes Scotch.
Last Updated: February 17, 2020
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Kevin's Golf Course Reviews
Back out again today. It's good to see that they continue to maintain the course despite the imminent closure on Sept. 7, 2020. DKnight and I played f... » More
Back out again today. It's good to see that they continue to maintain the course despite the imminent closure on Sept. 7, 2020. DKnight and I played from the white tees with another twosome. We arrived a little late and were sent out right away and caught our group on 3 tee. Check in was slow. We each received a cart and the senior discount. Calling the course is also quite the challenge. Several of my calls were routed through some outside service.
Everything is green here: tees, fairways, rough, greens. It's pretty much every bit the muni course it has always been, with kikuyu grass/Bermuda grass fairways and rough. Greens are bent/poa with occasional bits of Bermuda grass or kikuyu encroaching in from the edges. They rolled true and were soft enough to hold any kind of shot. Speed was medium-I would venture to guess around a 9. I wasn't in any bunkers, but Dean was in a couple. One was dry and soft. The other was wet and firm.
Good times today, although I did not play well. Pace of play was just over 4 hours. We did wait a little at times, but it seemed like a decent pace. Due to COVID 19, there are no rakes, sand bottles, or water jugs. Wear the mask when interacting with staff. You know the drill. I do plan to come back as often as possible before closing, so look for more reviews from me.» Close
Played here today with my buddy, Dean. The course looked to be in good shape. Everything was mowed and it looked like there was no debris under the tr... » More
Played here today with my buddy, Dean. The course looked to be in good shape. Everything was mowed and it looked like there was no debris under the trees; I don't think I have ever seen the course so manicured. A couple of fairways had irrigation running in some hot spots, but mostly it was not a problem. The check in process was typical C-19 protocols; maybe a little over the top with the signage requiring masks, no cash, no sharing of carts-no exceptions (we shared a cart). I had a confirmation from Teeoff.com for a 10:10 tee time, but he did not have me down. In fact, that foursome was booked; however, the starter got us out in an earlier group so kudos to him.
Greens: running medium fast, no bumpiness, and nothing unusual happening there. I would say it probably doesn't get too much better for a muni.
Fairways and rough: They were mowed and you could see a discernible difference in height between the two. Great roll out in the lower cut of the fairways. The rough was not too penal either.
Tees: We played the white tees and I did notice that many were very firm and sometimes it was difficult to stick a tee in. For the most part, it was all very level across the board from black to blue and white.
Bunkers: I visited a couple. No issues with the conditions. They both had ample sand; maybe a little firm, but easy enough to hit from. No rakes, obviously, but there were not many footprints to be seen.
I can honestly say that for the money we paid, it was worth it. I would prefer to walk, but my buddy wanted to ride since he sold his Clicgear about two years ago when he was not golfing. The power carts here have a decent gps with hole maps, so it was a benefit to ride. I think the rate is $29 to walk and $47 to ride. We did see a lot of walkers in when we got there, but as the morning went on it became mostly riders. Pace of play was just okay; we finished in 4.5 hours, but the front nine was agonizingly slow at about 2.5 hours.» Close
I played here last Saturday. Course personnel were all wearing masks and gloves. No real requirement for golfers. That was nice. My brother and I each... » More
I played here last Saturday. Course personnel were all wearing masks and gloves. No real requirement for golfers. That was nice. My brother and I each paid about $30 to ride at 6:20 a.m. tee time. Great pace of play and we finished in about just under four hours.
Overall course conditions are on the dry side. Decent grass coverage most everywhere. It appeared that they recently aerated the fairways. I only hit a couple of fairways and I can say the rough was not too penal and I was able to hit decent shots from it. The ball will roll out no matter where you hit it. I saw a few balls motor through the rough, into, and out of bunkers. Even mediocre shots could run out to a decent yardage.
The tee boxes were nice and level. We played the Gold tees, but they all looked good.
The greens were nice. They rolled smooth and true. It did take me some time to hit it firm enough as they were on the slow, grainy side. I fixed a number of ball marks, but it was not terrible.
Sand looked decent and we were able to hit good shots from it. Not too many footprints at the early hour and there were no rakes.
For the $30 rate and good pace of play, I'd do this again. We did see the beverage cart attendant several times and I have to say that the prices were on the high side. A small bottle of water was $3; domestic beer was $6. Ouch! You should definitely bring your own water as all the water stations are down for COVID.» Close
Played here today with roarksown1 as part of the GK Cup 15. Check in was quick and easy. We both used the driving range. Not a lot to add to the previ... » More
Played here today with roarksown1 as part of the GK Cup 15. Check in was quick and easy. We both used the driving range. Not a lot to add to the previous review. Good overall conditions. Mostly lush grass everywhere with a few exceptions in the rough and beyond.
POP was 4.5 hours. Great beverage cart service; we saw her a few times. I paid $24 to walk at 1:40 p.m.
Greens were medium fast. No a lot of ball marks. I liked them, but I was hitting good putts all day.
Fairways were lush, cut nicely, and had decent roll. I saw very few areas that had divots that needed filling. It's mostly kikuyu and Bermuda here, so it was a nice mat of turf to hit from.
Rough was very penal in some areas; if you were somewhat lucky, you had a good lie with your ball sitting up. Many times my ball seemed to sit down and it was a challenge to get good contact. Also, shots from the rough seemed to be under trees or had uneven lies which made it more difficult.
Tees were good. We played the Gold tees, similar to Blues at 6381 yards. No problems at all to find a level lie. Good turf coverage and not a lot of divots, even on the par 3's.
Bunkers needed some raking, but due to C19, we all have to deal with the footprints. I was in a couple and it wasn't bad. Mostly, I struggled due to my abilities to hit from the sand.
Overall, I like this course and now I know I can walk for $24, I think I will return soon.» Close
I agree with and don’t have a lot to add to Gary’s review, but I’ll give it a try. I like the layout of the course and it was an easy walk today. The ... » More
I agree with and don’t have a lot to add to Gary’s review, but I’ll give it a try. I like the layout of the course and it was an easy walk today. The course does come close to a few houses at times. There’s room but an occasional errant shot could hit a house or back yard, so on there are times that you have to be aware. That’s all I have to say about that.
Greens are nice overall. I fixed quite a few ball marks though. These are fairly large greens with lots of undulations and subtle breaks. Speed was on the medium side, maybe running around a 9, if I had to guess. You will do yourself a favor by trying to hit the pin and not worry about going too long.
Tees were nice with good turf coverage. A couple had some minor issues with level but you could always find a good spot to hit from.
Fairways were a real treat. Great coverage of turf grass most everywhere. Lots of rollout on most drives. Lots of great landing areas that just beg for you to rip it. It looks like the fairways are recovering or fully recovered from a recent aerification.
Rough was decent. There were areas that you would wish were cut more, but nothing crazy. It’s mostly kikuyu with some Bermuda and ryegrass. I am usually about 35% on fairways so the rough can really make or break my score. Today it was nice.
Sand was nice in the one bunker that I was in. They all looked like they got a grooming from the sand pro and I didn’t see a lot of footprints.
We had a good walking pace at just under four and a half hours, waiting on a few shots here and there but falling off the pace on the final two holes. The parking lot looked pretty busy when I arrived at 12:15, and it appeared that they were busy, but really I had no issues with the pace. I’m learning to take it easy now.
Big thanks to Sterling Hills for opening up and having this nice venue. Also I thank Johnny for making this Guru outing available to us. Good times today with three great fellow golfers. I recommend this course and I look forward to coming back.» Close