Golf Course Photo, Community Golf Course, Hills Course, Dayton, 45409
Community Golf Course, Hills Course
Played on September 2018
2917 Berkley St, Dayton, Ohio, 45409
1 Ranking
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Brian Clark

$26 (cart included), played on Wednesday, September 2018 at 11:15 AM

Played here back in the early 1980's and decided while driving through this area to tee it up again. With the two (2) 18 hole courses (Dales and Community) built in 1919 by Alex Campbell, the Community track is the better. Its referred as the "Outer Course" and wraps itself around the "Flatter/Shorter" Dales (5,302yd) course so Community is more of a rolling Links layout. Scattered tree lined closely cut bent grass fairways, leading up to the soft sand trapped guarded firm greens make for a straight forward layout. These bent grass greens offer slightly tricky reads and rolling 9-10 today, made for light touches on the flat stick. There are some rough spots on tees/fairways but with the amount of play thats normal wear/tear for a Public course. The "Outer" Course was playing soft today so the 3,068/3,236yds / 69.4 / 126 Par 35/36 didn't offer any extra yardage on carry distances. The #3 Par 4 hole hcp 1 was playing 387yds today and making the corner on the LH side is a must if you want a low iron to the green. (I went RH side) The last three (3) holes (16,17,18) will test your alertness/tiredness as you look to finish up playing on a 99 year old course that can still defend itself. I paid $30 for 18 w/cart and shooting 41/42 w/32putts on this beautifully aged and maintained Municipal course in Dayton, OH is a must when traveling through this area.

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing, Ranks with the best in this price level
Condition of Course, Price, Layout, No Houses on Course
None worth mentioning
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Rank ID # : 029302