Golf: Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What golf facilities are available at Shannopin Country Club?
A: Shannopin offer a 18 hole regulation golf course, full driving range, short game facility with practice bunkers, and a putting green.

Q: How does Shannopin's golf course compare with those in the area?
A: Shannopin is a typical Western Pennsylvania Course with winding fairways and hilly terrain. We have a well maintained course that is fair for players of all ability with course yardages ranging from 5763 to 6404 yards.

Q: Do Members have exclusive access to starting times?
A: Yes, members may make tee times up to 7 days in advance.

Q: Do you have to be a member to play Shannopin Country Club?
A: Yes, Shannopin is open to members only and their guests.

Q: If I belong to another country club can I play Shannopin?
A: Yes, you must have the Golf Professional at your club contact a member of the Shannopin golf staff to set up a tee time on your behalf.

Q: What is the Dress Code for playing golf at Shannopin Country Club?
A: No jeans or cargo pants / shorts at any time. Also, you must wear a collared shirt or an approved mock shirt and metal spikes are NOT permitted.

Q: Can you walk when playing golf at Shannopin Country Club?
A: You may walk at any time with the following restrictions: April 1st-October 31st before 5:00pm you will pay a trail fee of $5 per nine holes played. After 5:00pm or between November 1st and March 31st you can walk with no trail fee charged.

Q: Do you offer lessons to non members?
A: Yes lessons are available to non-members based on availability and by appointment only. Rates vary but non-members pay $5 per lesson more than members.

Q: Does Shannopin have a junior golf program and what is included?
A: Yes, Shannopin has a Junior Golf Program which includes a Junior Inter-Club team for junior members, a Junior Golf League for junior members and three Junior Golf Camps. Non member juniors are allowed to participate in the Junior Golf Camps on a space availability.

Q: Do you have to be a member to book an outing at Shannopin Country Club?
A: No, an individual for an organization or charity can book a golf outing directly by contacting the Golf Professional.