Ravenwood Golf Club
Every green had been aerated so putting was not very fun. I usually love the greens here because they run true and fast. It also was a pretty cool and windy day so conditions were tough. However, $24 for this course is an absolute steal! I've never not enjoyed a round here. Anytime there is a hot deal here, I will be looking to book it.
April 30, 2015
Fun course with short and long holes
Course has a nice mix of hole lengths, including several short par 4s that mostly play uphill and each nine finishes with an uphill par 5 that plays into the prevailing wind. Sunny but very windy (20-30 mph) day made the course play difficult with soft fairways and firm green, affecting both ball striking and putting. The staff were friendly and professional.
April 19, 2015
Nice Place- I will be back again!
Thanks for a nice afternoon. Even though the weather was pretty poor I had a very enjoyable afternoon and found everyone there to be extremely friendly and courteous to an out of towner.
Several of the greens had been recently punched when I was there but I was told that before I went out so no surprise. The course is challenging but not a killer and looks to be in great shape.
I would definitely recommend this place to anyone visiting Rochester. Worth the short drive!
January 25, 2015
Ravenwood is one of the top public courses in all of western new york, it has been the measuring stick for other courses as far as course management and overall facilities and equipment is concerned with always top notch service. However this past season they were hit hard with the winter weather and did serious damage to the greens. As such the greens were unpredictable and difficult to navigate on an already tough to play course. Much of the summer season we have avoided returning to the course after a couple of outings. Now that the season is nearing an end, the condition is at the best it has ever been, it shows the staff have been working hard at it, I certainly hope that the next coming season it would remain the same.
October 21, 2014
I live near Ravenwood, and you won't find a better public course in Western NY. While I wouldn't pay the rates that they charge on the weekends, it's a great course, and the deals through golfnow.com are great. Highly recommend it. Also, if you go out as a single or twosome, the people that I've been paired with are fantastic--never gotten a yahoo in my 10+ visits.
October 14, 2014
Watch your approach
Very, very nice course. It is fairly straight for the average hitter. Lots of bunkers, but fine, fine real golf course sand not construction sand. Don't worry about landing in a bunker it's like playing out of butter. I love this sand! There are some holes with water to hit over with all the predictable dangers. The approach to the greens is most often off to the side limiting the bump and run options. The greens were very hard for mid October. Come in at a shallow angle and you are chipping twice, every hole.
October 11, 2014
It's almost the middle of October and Ravenwood is still in pristine condition. Greens are perfect, sand was still sand and not a dirt mixture, and no leaves on fairways. Would go back in a heart beat.
October 9, 2014
Have played this course every year now in the fall for the past three years. Brought two foursome this year. From checking in thru to completion of round, it is a excellent experience.
Course was in excellent shape. Upon arrival we were informed that we were behind a USGA Regional qualifier however it did not slow the pace of play. Completed round in just over 4 hours.
Will be back next year, so keep up the great service Ravenwood.
October 1, 2014