Golf Course Photo, Little Bennett Golf Course, Clarksburg, 20871
Little Bennett Golf Course
Played on May 2009
25900 Prescott Rd, Clarksburg, Maryland, 20871
1 Ranking
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Golfer Bob

$36 (cart included), played on Thursday, May 2009 at 10am

Played here 5-21-09, and fortunately, saw none of the adverse issues that the previous reviewer encountered. I sympathize with her.

Course is very difficult, and is NOT walkable. We played White tees, sloped at 129, and they could have been 139. Design is excellent: uses the hilly terrain to full advantage, and no two holes look alike, or run parallel. A fair amount of water and environmental areas, minimal sand, except around greens. Greens are VERY tough. All are large, all are sloped (sometimes VERY subtly) and a few are extremely heavily contoured (#4, for example). Today the greens were very firm, and in 18 holes, with four golfers, we were able to get enough spin to stop the ball ONE TIME!

Staff in the pro shop was competent and welcoming, the older lady in the snack bar when we arrived was terrific! Similarly, the young woman who was there when we finished was very pleasant and professional.

Pace of play was quite slow. As a foursome, we waved two or three twosomes through, then ended up waiting for them shot after shot. We moved as quickly as the group ahead allowed, and still took 5+ hours. No Ranger anywhere to be seen.

Overall, this is a wonderful course, but it is tough and should not be underestimated. It is also a bit off the beaten track, so make sure you have good directions (or GPS) to find it. Good luck!

Would travel: 20-30 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Better than average course for the area, Ranks with the best in this price level
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Rank ID # : 006884