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"Worth playing"

7/20/24: Review by The Don

Thought the layout was challenging, a fun Arnold Palmer design! Staff was very friendly, and course was not too busy even with a weekend tee time. it had rained a little the night before and course did not drain well. The lack of driving range is a minus, however the staff...

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      …are another man’s “greens are OK despite issues”. Looking at reviews, especially this time of year when bent greens are often beat up, punched, sanded, etc., there seems to be great variability as to what constitutes “acceptable” conditions. Personally, I want nice smooth grass for putting every time I play (and I am willing to pay for it). Anything else deserves comment – especially as more and more courses switch to Bermuda with nearly perfect greens this time of year (Red Bridge, Springfield, Verdict Ridge, Rocky River, and others). There’s probably no objective way to grade or comment on green conditions, so we are probably left with reading the tea (green) leaves when greens are less than perfect.

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7/20/24: Review by The Don

Thought the layout was challenging, a fun Arnold Palmer design! Staff was very friendly, and course was not too busy even with a weekend tee time. it had rained a little the night before and course did not drain well. The lack of driving range is a minus, however the staff...

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