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Little Bennett Golf Course

Little Bennett is located about 20 minutes north of the Beltway in Clarksburg and is one Montgomery County's signature courses. While not very long, the course still has high slope ratings due to some unique challenges. The many severe elevation changes require careful club selection and often involve slopes that can drive balls out of bounds. Fast and sloping greens make putting very difficult at times. Nonetheless, the layout is visually pleasing and makes for a fun round. We played the course in November and it was in excellent condition.
Last Played: 
November, 2012
Overall Difficulty (1-5: 1=Easy, 5=Difficult) Green Speed (1-5: 1=Slow, 5=Fast) Rough (1-5: 1=Short, 5=Long) Bunkers (#)Water Hazards (#)
443301
TeesRatingSlope Yards
Blue73.51386770
White70.71296125
Gold67.01185303
Red68.01124818
Condition1-5 : 1=Poor, 5=Excellent
Greens5
Tee boxes4
Fairways5
Bunkers4
Amenities
Driving RangeYes
Putting AreaYes
Short Game AreaYes
RestaurantYes
Golf Course Location: 
25900 Prescott Road
Clarksburg, MD
Green Fees: 
$40-59. See link below for up-to-date pricing.
Phone Number: 
(301) 253-1515
Additional Notes: 

This course is very unique and was in excellent condition when we played in November. These two reasons are why we highly recommend the course. We also got word from some frequent patrons that the course is well maintained in the summer months.

However, Little Bennett can be very frustrating, especially if you do not have local knowledge. While there is not a lot of water, there are ditches and patches of long grass that are hidden because of the elevation changes. The elevation changes also create many blind shots. This can sometimes make it hard to find your ball even if you did not hit a particularly bad shot.

The pin placements can be ruthless and make putting extremely difficult if you are not used to putting on fast greens. There are plenty of trees and most holes will penalize a poorly played shot.

On the bright side, if the course does start to beat you down, the beer is pretty cheap ($2 a can when we played).

As you may have guessed already, the elevation changes make walking a daunting task. Use a cart for this course.

There are stakes for distances. Red for 100yds, black 150yds, and blue 200yds. Other distance markers can be found in the fairway, but are sometimes hard to spot.

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Little Bennett Golf Course
Little Bennett Golf Course
Little Bennett Golf Course
Little Bennett Golf Course
Little Bennett Golf Course
Little Bennett Golf Course
Little Bennett Golf Course
Little Bennett Golf Course
Disclaimer: 
Please remember that our rating information is subjective and course conditions can change on a day-to-day basis. We do our best to give you an idea of what to expect when you play the reviewed courses, but do not make any claims as to the accuracy of the information presented. By using this site, you agree to the terms and conditions. We are in no way responsible for any loss or injury that may occur due to the use of the presented information.

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