York County is known for rolling green landscapes. Golf enthusiasts who play here enjoy over 15 private and public golf courses. The Heritage Hills and Springwood Golf Courses are recognized as favorites.
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Heritage Hills Golf Course is perfect for both the mental and physical golfer. This course is a classic course designed to test experienced players and casual players alike with its beautifully maintained fairways, native shrubbery and cool waterways. The greens are the backdrop to this 18-hole championship course spread across nearly 6500 yards of rolling terrain. Contact the Pro Shop at (717) 755-0123 Ext. 663. Download the Heritage Hills score card.
Alternatively, golfers seeking a particular challenge will enjoy Springwood Golf Course. This 4 1/2 star, 18-hole course stretches more than 6825 yards through rugged, hilly Pennsylvania countryside. A challenging course with 75-100 foot drops in elevations throughout and a carry over wetlands on Hole 11, Springwood features five sets of tee boxes to accommodate any skill level. Contact the Pro Shop at (717) 747-9663. Download the Springwood score card.
USGA Rules Govern All Play - Except where modified by a local rule
No printed t-shirts, tank tops, tennis shorts or cut-off denim jeans. Collared shirts are preferred but non-collared dress t-shirts are appropriate. Only women are allowed to don a sleeveless top. When in doubt, common sense is the best judge. Only non-metal spikes please.
Rake sand traps, replace divots, and repair balls marks. Be respectful of other players on the course. Slower players let quicker players play through. Play ready-golf when necessary to speed play.
Not permitted on the course.
A beginning golfer can save many shots around the green by changing their club selection. Many amateurs think they have to use a wedge around the green when in reality it is much easier to hit a 7 iron with a simple short putting motion. This will cause less shots to be chunked thus less shots will be wasted around the green.