Hershey Country Club (East course)


4+ (4 gold): one of our top-rated 4-star courses, worthy of 4½ stars.
   Hershey Country Club (East course) Est. 1969

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Hershey Country Club (East course) is one of two 18-hole layouts in the "Hershey Collection". Sitting alongside the highly-regarded East course is the also well-rated, older and shorter West course. Guests staying at the Hotel Hershey or Hershey Lodge enjoy access to both these member-only layouts.

Hershey Country Club's East course is the longest and most challenging in the Hershey collection. Players will enjoy elevated greens, three small lakes, and more than 100 bunkers through which to manoeuvre. This lightly tree-lined parkland layout provides a wonderful test for your all-round game, with many attractive, skilfully crafted and challenging holes to enjoy. In recent times, many top level tournaments have been hosted on this modern and demanding layout.

A mile away from the Country Club, and open to the public, you'll find the chocolatier's nine-hole Spring Creek course. Until 2013 the collection also included the Hershey Links. This open British-style layout was also operated on a public access basis but shut down in 2013 to make way for student housing.

Stay & Play at Hershey: nearby luxury accommodation available (2.2. mi), see Where2Stay section below.

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Making Contact

Hershey Country Club
1000 East Derry Rd,
Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033
USA
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Office   +1 (717) 533 2360
Pro Shop   +1 (717) 533 2464
Fax

  +1 (717) 533 2752

Email   ngraff@hersheypa.com
Website   www.hersheycountryclub.com
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Ned Graff (General Mgr & Director of Golf)
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain - compulsory cart for resort guests.
 
Surroundings: Woodland and open countryside.
 
Designer: George Fazio
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7115 5948 5645
Par 71 71 71
SSS or Slope 74.5 69.3 73.6
 
At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the East course. Also at Hershey Country Club is the 18-hole West course (par-73; 6860 yds from the back tees; rating 72.9).
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How2Get There?

2 mi NE of Hershey / 16 mi E of Harrisburg.

Essential information

Green Fees:
Contact club for resort guest Stay&Play rates and packages. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Hershey CC is a private club. Outside visitor play on its East and West courses is restricted to guests staying at the Hotel Hershey or Hershey Lodge.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf cart compulsory for resort guests.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

Hershey CC's East course played host to the US PGA Nationwide Tour from 1997 until 2004. From 1997-99 the tournament was staged as the Nike Hershey Open, in 2000 and 2001 as the Buy.com Hershey Open, in 2002 as the Hershey Open and in 2003 and 2004 as the Reese's Cup Classic.

Hershey CC is a member of the Audubon International Certified Cooperative Sanctuary programme. The city of Hershey was originally named Derry Church, but was renamed Hershey in 1906 after the growing popularity of the Hershey's Chocolate company.

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Location

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Latitude: (40.298046)
Longitude: (-76.630154)
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The Hotel Hershey AAA 4-Diamond
100 Hotel Rd, Hershey, PA 17033
+1 (717) 533 2171
www.thehotelhershey.com

The Hotel Hershey is one of America's landmark hotels. It offers 276 guest rooms and 23,500 square feet of meeting and function space. Situated high atop the town of Hershey, the 1930s hotel is a member of Historic Hotels of America. The Hotel Hershey is one in a collection of Hershey Resorts, the official resorts of Hersheypark. The other two include Hershey Lodge and the Hershey Highmeadow Campground.

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