Top Stories: Montco lands 4 golf courses in top 10 in region

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This year’s hosts at BBCC are celebrating the course’s 25th anniversary. The 18-hole, Arnold Palmer Signature Course is one of only three layouts designed by “The King” in the Greater Philadelphia area. (Image Courtesy Blue Bell Country Club)

Looking for a challenging place to play golf?

Golf Montco!

With more than 50 golf courses in the county there’s a track for every level of golfer.

Montgomery County landed 4 courses in the USGA’s latest slope ranking index, writes Sharon Oliver for Philadelphia Business Journal. 

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Three courses in Montco landed in the top 5, starting with Commonwealth National Golf Club in Horsham, followed by Talamore Country Club in Ambler and the Ace Club in Whitemarsh Township.

Rounding out the top 10, coming in at number 9 is Blue Bell Country Club, which recently underwent a $2 million renovation that included a new irrigation system and new bunkers.

The USGA states that slope rating is a mark that indicates the measurement of the relative difficulty of a course for players who are not scratch golfers compared to the USGA course rating (e.g., compared to the difficulty of a course for scratch golfers)

To see all of the courses in the top 25 click here.

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