Experts say that most business deals are conducted on the golf course, which explains why many courses are now installing cubicles and T3 Internet lines on fairways. Enjoy the game without technological distractions with today's Groupon: for $39, you get a round of golf for two people and a cart at Chapel Hill Golf Course in Reading (up to a $78 value).
Chapel Hill Golf Course challenges potential masters with 18 holes that span more than 6,000 yards of hilly, landscaped links terrain. Club-wielders can hop in their provided golf cart and motor along toward the tee boxes, with a mixture of new and old trees that outline comely fairway paths and greens. The par 70 course at Chapel Hill uses ponds, creeks, and spray-bottle-toting caddies to create water hazards that test mental concentration on 11 of the 18 holes. Chapel Hill Golf Course also nourishes athletic appetites with a snack bar on-site, and the pro shop equips golfers with necessary accessories such as balls, gloves, and books on how to properly insult golf balls that won't roll your way.
Chapel Hill Golf Course
The 18-hole course at Chapel Hill guides golfers along lush fairways framed by dense tree lines and confronted by water on 11 holes. Six holes—beginning with No. 1—demand precise course-management skills when navigating shots around the stream that cuts through their fairways, demanding that players lay up, muscle their shots over, or swap their golf ball out for a beach ball. Laid end-to-end, the course measures 6,089 yards from the blue tees, the farthest of four available for play on each hole.
Course at a Glance:
- 18-hole, par 70 course
- Total length of 6,089 yards from the back tees
- Course rating of 69.7 from the back tees
- Course slope of 125 from the back tees
- Four sets of tees per hole