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Bridges Golf Club

6729 York Road Abbottstown, PA 17301 USA
Bridges Golf Club Completely watered bent grass tees, greens and fairways are always finely manicured and open to the public. With four sets of tees, this south central Pennsylvania gem offers a variety of options to all levels of play.

The course is a 6,713- yard, par-72 layout designed by Charles & Fred Altland. Its setting is on a former horse farm owned by the Bross family, with 14 wooden bridges (including one covered bridge on No. 2) crossing mostly environmentally sensitive wetlands, though some creeks and lakes do come into play. The beauty of the Bridge's layout is the fact that there are really no brutal holes, though many of them will give you more than your fair share of trouble if not properly attacked.

The front nine is the more wooded of the two and generally considered the more difficult. It includes the only real forced carry off a tee on the course (No. 2), and a par 4 that sits precariously on a crowned fairway that leaves very little room for error either right or left (410-yard No. 6). The ninth hole, a 430 yard uphiller, to the clubhouse, is a monster, as shown by its No. 1 handicap rating.

The back nine is a little more open, with no forced caries. There are times, however, that proper club selection is essential to prevent from landing in one of the environmental hazards or bouncing a PRO V off one of its popular wooden bridges. One of the better holes on the back nine is the 534-yard, par-5 No. 15, which has woods and out of bounds down the right side and an old dead tree about two thirds of the way down the fairway. This turns out to be one of the narrower holes on the back and a challenge trying to navigate your way to the green. The 18th hole parallels No. 9 back to the clubhouse but is a little more generous in that it is a par 5 stretching 540-yards mostly uphill.

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Course Details
Architect: Fred Altland Grass-Tees: Bent
18 holes Grass-Fairways: Bent
Built: 1995 Grass Greens: Bent
Blue Tee
Par: 72 Yardage: 6713
Rating: 72.5 Slope: 133
White Tee
Par: 72 Yardage: 6283
Rating: 70.5 Slope: 127
Gold Tee
Par: 72 Yardage: 5569
Rating: 67.7 Slope: 127
Red Tee
Par: 72 Yardage: 5134
Rating: 70.1 Slope: 117
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Pull Cart Rental: Yes Carts Required: Yes
Driving Range: Yes Lighted Range: No
Range Balls: Yes Food Service: Yes
Alcohol Service: Yes Cart GPS: No
Discount Golf Equipment: Yes Soft Spikes: Yes
Putting Green: Yes Shotgun Starts : Yes
Beverage Cart Service: No Club Rental: Yes
Showers: No Lockers: No
Course Dress Code
Yes
Promotions
·November 1st through March 30th - Comp Groups of 12, Group Leader is Free- Groups of 12 or more are given one comp for the group leader instead of the minimum destination comp of 20. Group will not get multiple comps for every 12 unless the group has two leaders and reach a total number of 30 or more players
·Wednesdays are Ladies Day special rates apply
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To book this course call 1-888-222-6222