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4.6
179 Reviews (179)
5 Stars
87
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
97.3%
Recommend this course
168 out of 179 reviews
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4.6
21 Reviews (21)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
95.2%
Recommend this course
20 out of 21 reviews
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4.6
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
96.9%
Recommend this course
31 out of 32 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6924 yards
Slope 136
Rating 74.0
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The Emerald Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1988
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (1988) Greg Muirhead (1988)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
179 Reviews (179)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 16
Bunkers 12
Undulating Greens 8
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 10
Seniors 10
Locals 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 12
Worth the Drive 10
Near the Airport 6

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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Wet Unbelievablely Wet

Layout is nice...but it was built on a swamp so literally every hole is waterlogged...maybe it is playable during a drought in the summer but it is never going to dry in the winter...and fix the cartpaths...they were so rugged you had to go slowly or risk losing a filling...and when they say, cartpath only, you literally have no choice

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course

Great course pretty challenging for a new golfer. Played in November after thanksgiving. Would love to see its real beauty in May or June time frame.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great way to spend time with a golfing buddy

the course was presented well. greens were in great shape and fairways and tees were in great shape as well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hidden Gem

I played this course several times. Ive always enjoyed the layout.
Greens always in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best course in the area

Never disappointed here. Great layout . Great condition’. Great staff

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course

Course is in fantastic shape and the greens are fast and true. Will definitely play this course again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The Course Is In Great Shape

Everyone was friendly, including the gentleman in the pro shop and two of the grounds crew that I chatted with while waiting to tee off on the next hole. The course is always in great shape and no one can beat the price for 18 holes and including a cart. Once you play it you'll want to visit/play it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Vacation visit

3rd time playing the course and it is always in great shape. A must play if you are in the area. We drove up from Emerald Isle to play and worth the drive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course

Course was in really good shape. Greens very fast. Pro shop guy was kind of obnoxious. We had reserved four players but only three of us could make it and he kept harping on the fact that we booked four but only three showed up. The course was almost empty except for us. Rain was forecast so I guess people stayed away but that didn’t prevent the pro shop guy from really busting our chops about only having three players. In no hurry to play there again because of him.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Real Gem tucked away in New Bern

If you find yourself in the Eastern recesses of NC check out this course! Staff was very friendly! Course was well maintained and a challenge for any level of golfer! I definitely plan to play there again when I am in the area!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Pace was slow but not course’s fault. I had to wait at every tee box from the second hole on. Guess there was a fivesome in front of two twosomes. No marshal to complain to. Still finished round in 3.5 hours.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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