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Old Jun 11, 2009, 07:21 AM   #26
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I will be out there on July 7th, thanks for the review!
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Old Jun 11, 2009, 04:01 PM   #27
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I've got an F U for ya as well. You prolly drove the TT to the course as well, ya bugger. I hope you got a ticket.
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Old Jun 11, 2009, 04:04 PM   #28
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nope, no ticket, but thanks for the positive comments bro
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Old Jun 11, 2009, 04:07 PM   #29
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As per the title, i'm super psyched, anyone played and have any tips?

I've played there over forty times. Stay in the fairway and below the hole.
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Old Jun 12, 2009, 12:49 AM   #30
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Thanks man, that info would have been useful the day i went, oh man, if you're above the hole there you're screwed!
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Old Jun 12, 2009, 01:55 AM   #31
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Felt bad cause i pumbled my client but what the hell.
I love it.

This should be the TGN slogan. I expect that most of us have said the same thing on many occasions.
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Old Jun 12, 2009, 03:34 AM   #32
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You prolly drove the TT to the course as well, ya bugger.
That would make you feel poor in the parking lot.
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Old Jun 12, 2009, 03:41 AM   #33
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I did play west/south, and let me tell you , those greens are incredible to putt on, i putted 100% better b/c all the greens were exatly the same. No need to hammer putts like on a lot of public courses. And they had the pin on the 18th right at the front of the green. Dirty little pin placement as if you went long, that putt was going well by and than 30 yards down the hill. Par'd that hole though! booooya
The greens were actually playing a slower than normal when I played there yesterday. But this is still faster than almost every public course. Fantastic course, my favourite in the country. You are right about the rough getting thick out there. It was a challenge when you missed the fairway. If you get a chance to play the East 9, make sure you do, its just as nice as West/South.

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Old Jun 12, 2009, 06:21 AM   #34
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that's what all the members were saying that the greens weren't that quick. But if you compare to every public course out there, they' re damn quick
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Old Jul 28, 2016, 06:25 PM   #35
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Played tonight for the first time. I may never trust my putting again. Loved it all; especially the 19th hole.
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Old Jul 28, 2016, 10:06 PM   #36
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Wow!! 7 years later
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Old Jul 31, 2016, 06:41 AM   #37
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Played tonight for the first time. I may never trust my putting again. Loved it all; especially the 19th hole.
What nines did you play. My first and only was East and West and thought that I had died and was in golf heaven.

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Old Jul 31, 2016, 07:40 AM   #38
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Fortunate to play all 27 on Friday. Hamilton is on one of the more spectacular inland properties for golf in all the world and the West/South course is one of the best layouts anywhere. The East is no slouch with a couple great holes too.
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Old Jul 31, 2016, 07:08 PM   #39
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Hi, I played the South followed by the West!

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Old Jul 31, 2016, 07:11 PM   #40
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I was not feeling that. However; I am not a reviewer of golf. Please explain how it one of the more spectacular inland properties for golf in all of the world.
I feel like Wyndance is.. but thats me. What qualifies Hamilton for this ?

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Fortunate to play all 27 on Friday. Hamilton is on one of the more spectacular inland properties for golf in all the world and the West/South course is one of the best layouts anywhere. The East is no slouch with a couple great holes too.
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Old Jul 31, 2016, 07:54 PM   #41
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I was not feeling that. However; I am not a reviewer of golf. Please explain how it one of the more spectacular inland properties for golf in all of the world.
I feel like Wyndance is.. but thats me. What qualifies Hamilton for this ?
Beautiful large pines and oaks, gorgeous tumbling topography, elevation changes that are almost perfect for golf...how is it not? Of course the routing that takes full advantage of these characteristics elevate them even more.

The whole property reminds me quite a bit of some of the heathland courses in England. If you get the chance to return walk to the back of the 5th green and look out over the property. If that view doesn't leave you in awe I don't know what will.

If they keep going in the direction they are going in terms of aesthetic, it will eventually blow people's socks off and be a top 100 quite easily IMO.
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I will be playing HGCC again Oct 1.
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Old Sep 20, 2016, 10:08 AM   #43
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As per the title, i'm super psyched, anyone played and have any tips?
leave your approach shots below the hole.....everywhere. Its awesome.
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Old Sep 20, 2016, 11:25 AM   #44
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Beautiful large pines and oaks, gorgeous tumbling topography, elevation changes that are almost perfect for golf...how is it not? Of course the routing that takes full advantage of these characteristics elevate them even more.

The whole property reminds me quite a bit of some of the heathland courses in England. If you get the chance to return walk to the back of the 5th green and look out over the property. If that view doesn't leave you in awe I don't know what will.

If they keep going in the direction they are going in terms of aesthetic, it will eventually blow people's socks off and be a top 100 quite easily IMO.
I agree and played it this past Sunday for around the 56th time. It never bores me.
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Old Jan 3, 2017, 09:43 AM   #45
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Thinking about joining Hamilton for next year. Would love to hear some feedback about the membership experience (membership/access to the tee/ etc) from existing members.
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Old Jan 3, 2017, 10:30 AM   #46
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I have loved my experience so far at Hamilton (last year was year 1). Really great club with a nice membership base:

1. Access to the tee is incredible (no tee times). I think the longest I waited was maybe 30-40 minutes

2. No food and beverage which is nice however the food is top notch and very affordable so I ended up eating there often

3. 27 holes is nice to give some variety (I actually prefer South-East in comparison to the Canadian Open 18 of West-South). Course conditioning was great this year despite the significant drought that we experienced.

4. I would suggest giving the trial membership a try before fully committing (they are limited but I think there may be a few to be had still)

5. My only word of caution is it can be tough to break into groups since a lot of the members have been at HGCC for a long time. I was very fortunate as after a few rounds solo one of the members asked me to join a Sunday group which has been an absolute blast and something I look forward to each week

6. Head pro at Hamilton is a great guy who has numerous connections and essentially can get you on to any private course in the area (or even internationally)

Anyways think this provides a decent summary. I was a Clublink guy before but have no regrets in switching (still enjoyed my time at Clublink). Any other questions let me know
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Old Jan 4, 2017, 02:27 AM   #47
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I have loved my experience so far at Hamilton (last year was year 1). Really great club with a nice membership base:

1. Access to the tee is incredible (no tee times). I think the longest I waited was maybe 30-40 minutes

2. No food and beverage which is nice however the food is top notch and very affordable so I ended up eating there often

3. 27 holes is nice to give some variety (I actually prefer South-East in comparison to the Canadian Open 18 of West-South). Course conditioning was great this year despite the significant drought that we experienced.

4. I would suggest giving the trial membership a try before fully committing (they are limited but I think there may be a few to be had still)

5. My only word of caution is it can be tough to break into groups since a lot of the members have been at HGCC for a long time. I was very fortunate as after a few rounds solo one of the members asked me to join a Sunday group which has been an absolute blast and something I look forward to each week

6. Head pro at Hamilton is a great guy who has numerous connections and essentially can get you on to any private course in the area (or even internationally)

Anyways think this provides a decent summary. I was a Clublink guy before but have no regrets in switching (still enjoyed my time at Clublink). Any other questions let me know
Thanks for your feedback. This is really good information. I am planning to get in on the trial this year and experience the club before committing long term.
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