Golf Course Photo, Chestnut Hills Golf Club | Chestnut Hills Golf course, Fort Wayne, 46814
Chestnut Hills Golf Club | Chestnut Hills Golf course
Played on November 2020
11502 Illinois Rd, Fort Wayne, Indiana, 46814
1 Ranking
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Brian Clark
Fort Wayne

$26 (cart included), played on Friday, November 2020 at 9:00 AM

Got the first tee time here at 9am so I could make my 2nd tee time of 12:15pm at nearby Autumn Ridge "Double-header" day. With four (4) tee boxes you have some big yardage jumps from Blues 7,012yd / 73.8 / 133 down to 5,143yd / 64.9 / 112 on this Par 36/36 water infested layout. I believe there are only three (3) holes that water doesn't come into play. This is a very nice Golfing community but with the houses mostly moved back and hidden by the bordering trees. I decided to play from the Whites (3,267/3,281 / 71.6 / 127) as all of the Par 4's were between 396-430yds and what little wind there was, I didn't want to work that hard. The Front 9 starts out as a wide open 401-249yd Par 4 with no water so enjoy because it changes quickly. The #2 400-301yd Par 4 has a creek crossing in front of the green so full carry is required. The #3 542-428yd Par 5 has a creek crossing in front of the green also, but add boarding sand traps your last 130yds in adds to its Hcp 3 ranking. Now on #4 is their Hcp 1 Par 4 at 396-303yds and water is everywhere from tee to green so stay clean. The #5 Par 3 has water front/left so pick your 154-102yd club and hit the green or else. The #7 Par 3 is 191-133yds with the green tucked behind a nice big pond with bailout left. The last two (2) holes have water down the complete righthand side but the fairways have generous landing areas, so use them. The Back 9 on #11 is a 392-321yd Par 4 with a tee landing area that empties into a marsh for a 100yd carry to the green. The #12 Par 5 is a 556-410yd Hcp 4 that is just long and narrow hole with a elevated green, water to the left. The #13 is a 405-286yd dogleg left Par 4 around a pond so middle/right with 220yd drive to see the green. The #14 a 186-97yd Par 3 is a Hcp 18 but the tee to green pond carry will make you think otherwise. The #15 is a 430-294yd Par 4 and its Hcp 2 is because of narrow and water crossing 140yd from the green. The #17 has water on both sides of this 402-304yd dogleg left hole. Finishing up with a 548-449yd Par 5 Hcp 6 has a wide creek crossing 150-120yd out from the green. Enjoyed the great Fall conditions here today as leaves never were a problem. Ended up shooting 41/40 w/32 putts as missing the fairways/greens in the right areas paid dividends. This is a must play if you are in this area, unless you don't like water.

Would travel: 30-60 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area, 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, Pace of Play, Difficulty, Staff, Layout, Clubhouse
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Rank ID # : 029838