Stowe, VT 
Trapp Family Lodge Share
Uploaded By: swatso Hole #4 (Taken 10/2012)
-- / 300ft.   -- / 395ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #4 Tee: ~250' to woods, basket another ~150' away

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there is beer there.

1    8/17/2014   8/19/2014
Review By: rcj333
Played: 19  Reviewed: 9  Exp: 2 Years
0 Helpful / 3 Not
Pros: Free is good and I like being able to finish a round at a Beer garden. Beautifull views also make it a round worth playing if you are in the area.
Cons: 9 hole courses do not bother me at all, but crappy tee pads and poor signage bum me out. With just a little TLC, this could be a really cool little course. But as it stands now, its just a nice walk with baskets.
Other Thoughts: The highlight of the round was the bakery/brewery. Would play again, but only if I was already in Stowe.

0 of 3 people found this review helpful.

Trapp Lodge

1    7/12/2014   7/12/2014
Review By: SSCrash
Played: 27  Reviewed: 6  Exp: 5.1 Years
0 Helpful / 2 Not
Pros: Free to play
Starts at Biergarten/Bakery/Deli
Mix of a few open and wooded holes
Shoot into, out of, and through woods
Easy to follow and marked with arrows
Very scenic area
Super clean - litter free
Cons: Sometimes unclear which holes have multple tees
Only 9 holes
Bring bug spray
Signage fading and hand drawn on red plastic
Other Thoughts: would rate higher if 18 holes. Really enjoyed the 2 rounds I played.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 General Chang

1    10/7/2012   10/15/2012
Review By: swatso
Played: 392  Reviewed: 355  Exp: 7 Years
5 Helpful / 0 Not
Setting/scenery, especially in the autumn.

Two tee locations seven of nine holes. Practice basket.

Even w/o the map, which I discovered post-playing is available in the deli, the course is easy to navigate.
Short, natural tees/worn-out spots. Portable baskets.

A couple of approaches are poke-n-hope.
Other Thoughts:
Course plays in a counter-clockwise fashion down/across a mixture of open space/patch of woods next to/below the deli/bakery at the Trapp Family Lodge. Basic teesigns at the long (blue-painted wood) locations will give a rough idea as to the shape of the hole, and there are markers at the baskets for the next tee. The shorter tees, marked by a couple small sections of birch branches, are a bit harder to find. A brief hole-by-hole description, from the long tees:

#1 360', wide open, downslope, water retention basin long-n-left.
#2 350', downslope, broad fairway, requiring/holding a moderate left-turn at the midpoint
#3 330', initially downslope, narrow window at ~130', then flat, basket behind small tree/bushes
#4 395', flat throughout, wide open first 250', then slight right into woods with ever-shrinking windows
#5 316', gently upslope, S-shape through scattered trees, poke-n-hope trees 30' before basket
#6 260', straight but challenging wooded fairway first 150', then open to basket on slope
#7 290', elevated tee just outside of woods, choice of early or late right-turner, poke-n-hope trees at midpoint
#8 180', subtle right-turner up subtle slope within woods
#9 270', open, challenge is right-to-left slope and large tree early on right

Worth a visit if in the area. Food/beer was good, but on the pricey side.

5 of 5 people found this review helpful.

 trapp family lodge

2-4    4/25/2012   4/25/2012
Review By: ole3
Played: 37  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 9.4 Years
0 Helpful / 7 Not
Pros: plays fast. no one playing there in the mornings. Free coffee before 11 am in the bakery. many 2 holes. easy walk to next hole following streams. great signs at each hole.
Cons: only three long holes. some areas off fairways need cleaning. some tee boxes are short.
Other Thoughts: this course is geat because its so close to burlington.

0 of 7 people found this review helpful.

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