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Address: 1130 Maple Ave, Hartford, CT 06114-2734
Phone Number: 860-722-6542
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Good 18 holes

I haven't been to Goodwin Park to golf for easily 30 years and actually learned to play golf on the flat nine. I was pleasantly surprised as the course was nicely kept up and the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Jerandnanc
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Hartford, Connecticut
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Hartford, Connecticut
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I haven't been to Goodwin Park to golf for easily 30 years and actually learned to play golf on the flat nine. I was pleasantly surprised as the course was nicely kept up and the nonresident charge was reasonable. The course is relatively flat with exception of the 9th and 18th. The traps are nicely placed and the holes with... More 

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Yabucoa, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

We ave enjoyed strolling around this park several times while visiting our sons in the Hartford area.

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Cromwell, Connecticut
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

It was our usual trip through the park. Except this year, some decided that they could pull to the side of the road and wander to the light displays then have their kids run across the roads in the dark. I am surprised that nobody got hit by a car. Utter chaos. Not going back.

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Thank Roman D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

The holiday light show at Goodwin Park is fun for families. It takes about 10 minutes to drive through for $15. The money goes to a good cause and it's a fun holiday activity.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

In the second year of course rehab, the promise of the original Goodwin links is well within sight. The current greens have responded well to TLC along with approaches. They hold shots and putt well. Tee work is under way and a new watering system is expected to be install in 2016. The fairways are better but need pothole leveling.... More 

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New Britain, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Are you ready for a nice picnic in the great outdoors, this a great place to take the family and the dog, for some family bonding. Take a nice walk or just take the scenic views!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The course two years ago was very good. Now it is sorely in need of repair. Will never be a top place but was good before.

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

I would recommend goodwin park because of its calm and enjoy full enviroment that it has to offer to the community and also to its visitors

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Berlin CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Took my grandson to see the park again...it is a yearly event. He was so excited to go again...I think he took pictures of everything with his Ipad. Always a great time for a great cause - Channel 3 Kids Camp. Actually going to volunteer Tuesday evening and I am looking forward to seeing lots of smiling faces. Great tradition!

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Land O Lakes Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

It is sadder than sad that the City of Hartford was duped into hiring an outside management company to run and maintain the golf course. The same company has already destroyed East Harford Country Club, Laurel View in Hamden, Keney Park as well as Manchester Country Club. The management company should be banned from any golf course and the owner... More 

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