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Old Monterey Golf Club1112 Tinker Creek Ln NE
Roanoke, VA 24019
Phone: (540)563-0400Fax: (540)362-1083
This course provides a few hills that can cause uneven lies, but no water hazards. The fairways are well-bunkered, and the greens are in excellent condition. On weekends and holidays walking the course is permitted after 3 PM.
|Holes: 18||Greens: Bent Grass||Fairways: Bermuda Grass|
|Greens Fees:||$20 or Less|
|Dress Code:||No tank tops or cutoffs|
|Season:||Open all year|
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Course reviews for Old Monterey Golf Club
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Number of Reviews: 1
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| 9 of 13 people found the following review helpful:
A Forgiving Bargain, Jul 10, 2006
|reviewer: Mark Early
from Roanoke, VA
|Ole Monterrey Golf Course is a pleasantly forgiving course nestled in Roanoke City alongside another golf course. On the Sunday in July 2006 when I played, the course was in very good shape. Closely cut fairways, rough that was thick enough to avoid, but not so thick that you were left with little chance of rescuing an errant drive or approach. The greens were in very good shape. They held their lines very well, not glassy fast or soddenly slow. While this course has a wealth of rolling hills and only one water hazard, it is not as pretty as other courses around. Wide open and not overly long, this is a great course for players new to the game, as I am. A few minor changes would make the course a more pleasant place to play. I had to ask a staff member how to get from the tenth green to the 11th tee. (You have to drive to the far end of the parking lot and follow a dirt path around a hill.) A few more trees to break up the view and the access from fairway to fairway would also be helpful. At one point, you can easily see across three different fairways. A particularly nasty slice could have you interfering with at least two other groups. All in all, for the $35 for an early afternoon round, I have no strong complaints. Definitely a good round, but not a great one.|