Course Review and Comments
I think golfers that judge playability on distance don't get it or don't play a ton. Distance is only a piece of the equation of difficulty, and arguably the smallest piece for recreational golfers. Instead, lies are the secret killer of golf scores. It frustrating on this course to cut the center of the fairway, and find your ball in a designed "sink" so that you are striking it 8" below your feet, or it's a foot above your stance, etc. those are harder than distance. If you're a righty, expect to have a number of shots that give you a side hill lie beneath your feet (slice lie), into greens that don't hold and run towards....the hazard on the right. Numerous courses do this! It's a Pete Dye classic. Pete Dye's brilliance is lost on me I admit. I'm a Donald Ross guy. This is a VERY nice course by its punitive. I am a single digit handicapper and I had to work to earn my 80 playing the second deepest tees. I don't think anyone "worse" than me is goin to enjoy this place regardless of tees you play. You will NEVER have a flat lie. You shouldn't get so penalized for hitting fairways.
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October 05th, 2013 07:49
outstanding course, great shape, fine service
December 07th, 2011 17:21
until 2008, living in the north east meant we had no chance to play a Pete Dye designed golf course on a regular basis. Yes at first the price seemed a bit much but after I did the math e.g. All the f
November 17th, 2011 15:02
Fantastic golf course, amazing conditions, unbelievable draining. Every hole is creative and interesting. Great for any level golfer with 5 different tee boxes.
November 17th, 2011 08:23
Great course, what a challenge! Wouldn't pay $235 to play it but with the advance rate which includes all the range balls you want to hit and the cart not a bad deal.
October 28th, 2011 05:25
The course itself was nice. Certainly not worth the price. The General manager was inflexible, not polite, and treated us poorly. He made what could have been a fun time, miserable. If he were fire
October 26th, 2011 20:38
The staff, especially the manager, are incredibly rude. They do not care about the golfers at all. The manager actually came out on the course to argue with us, on a day when we were the only ones o
August 17th, 2011 17:43
don't play much near nyc so have no idea if the price is reasonable, but the course is very forgiving, even with Pete Dye's reputation. It was a joy to play for someone who is not very good, as the hi
October 01st, 2008 20:50
As a public course golfer who lives very close to Pound Ridge, I wanted so badly to like this exciting new offering from Pete Dye. At $235 a pop, I expected it to deliver an experience comparable to o
July 16th, 2008 19:21
5 tee boxes make the course great for all standards. If you pick the correct tee box for your standard of golf you will have a lot of fun. If you pick a tee box that is above your standard, you prob
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