Hershey Country Club (West course)


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Hershey Country Club (West course) Est. 1930

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

Hershey Country Club's West course is a well-rated and always popular golf layout. This tree-lined and open parkland course should not disappoint, with many attractive features and several excellent holes to enjoy. Older and shorter than its companion East course, the West has a distinguished history of hosting top level tournaments, including the US PGA Championship in 1940. The course also brings you alongside part of Hershey's chocolate production facility, with one hole played in front of the original Milton S. Hershey Mansion (now part of the Hershey Trust).

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.
Undulating terrain - compulsory cart for resort guests.
 
Surroundings: Woodland, residential and a famous chocolate factory.
 
Designer: Maurice McCarthy
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 6860 5503 5276
Par 73 73 73
SSS or Slope 72.9 66.9 70.4
 
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At the Same Location:
Above distances are for the West course. Also at Hershey Country Club is the 18-hole East course (par-71; 7115 yds from the back tees; rating 74.9).
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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 has hosted many top level tournaments and national championships, especially on its older West course. These events include the US PGA Championship (1940), the Hershey Open (1933-41), the LPGA's Lady Keystone Open (1978-94) and on several occasions the Pennsylvania PGA's Open Championship (see our Tournaments section >by Venue >Hershey CC).

Hershey Country Club is a member of the Audubon International Certified Cooperative Sanctuary programme.

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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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