A view of the 3rd hole at Carolina Trace Country Club - Creek Course
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4.3
165 Reviews (165)
5 Stars
77
4 Stars
66
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
90.3%
Recommend this course
150 out of 165 reviews
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4.0
21 Reviews (21)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
81.0%
Recommend this course
17 out of 21 reviews
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4.1
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
86.8%
Recommend this course
33 out of 38 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6845 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.7
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Carolina Trace Country Club - Creek
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Course Details

Year Built 1979
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Mini Verde Bermunda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

4.3
165 Reviews (165)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 8
Bunkers 6
Water Hazards 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 8

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Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging but not draconian

Solid layout, not surprising given it's an RTJ design. Pricing fluctuates wildly; I played for under $50 but there are days when all GolfNow fees for the same track are $100+. Definitely NOT a $100 course but fertainly eorth $50.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 60
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love trace

If the prices were lower during peak summer I would play this course regularly, challenging, fun and long ⛳️⛳️⛳️⛳️

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Carolina Trace Creek

I enjoyed the course. The only complaint is that 17(?) of the 18 holes all had blue flags on the green which according to the sign just outside the clubhouse, means back of the green. But the blue flags were in the front, center, and back of the greens. Not a huge deal for my game, but made it a little more difficult to decide on a club if it wasn’t clear where the flag was. I only recall seeing one other colored flag (white) which was on the 18th hole. And white should have been middle but this white flag was front. Just made it a little more difficult than it probably should have been and definitely didn’t jive with what the sign outside the clubhouse showed - red front, white middle, blue back.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful day

Had a great day . Fun group and course was in good shape after a week of ultra cold weather. Cannot wait to come back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
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 15
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good conditions for a winter golf day. Course was enjoyable and fair but sufficiently challenging as most RTJ courses are.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 15
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course poor maintenance

I loved the layout but the course from tee and including greens were covered in pine needles and oak leaves. I guess the course doesn’t invest in blowers. We played the Creek course As we were leaving we pasted by the lakes course and didn’t see a single leaf anywhere. Do they treat the creek course as their lost child and don’t take care of it.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Greens are in shape and staff very friendly. Can’t wait to play here again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
3.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

Creek course review

The staff was very friendly and helpful. The course was empty, so pace of play was excellent. However, the cart path was extremely rough with lots of bumps and is in need of repair/replacement. The fairways had some weeds and bare spots while the greens were in good shape.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Interesting but needs work

Good course with a lot of potential. Beautiful day but lots of repair spots and bunkers were a disaster. Unplayable. Lots of debris from a storm but that was two weeks ago. Will try it again in a few weeks as I just moved to the area.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Interesting but needs time

They seem to be still recovering from the effects of the last hurricane. Bunkers are not in good shape and lots of limbs down in first rough. Paths and hole sequence is a little confusing but will try again soon

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

One of the best courses in the area

Everything was amazing, only recommendation would be to tell people to stock up on beer and food for the Creek since you don’t pass the club house at the turn.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 43
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Disappointment

Luckily I got the Hot Deal on Golf Now because I can't even imagine paying $144 for this course. I paid $50ish and feel like that was too much.

After driving over an hour, I arrived at a course that was in very poor shape. Tee box grass was long, there were weeds all over the place, and just generally ratty conditions.

The only plus was that I was literally the only person on the course... on a Sunday. This course was a major bummer. I hear that the Lake Course is nicer, but I don't plan on driving that far to find out.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Overall could be a good course but not really worth the money. The fairways and rough had mowed clippings all over the place and it looked like they don't mow anywhere near enough. The greens were very inconsistent. The layout was ok and the greens were on the small side. I might play here again but wouldn't go out of my way to do so.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

nice course

Its a nice course but too many blind shots for my liking. Condition was fine. Nice meal in grill after golf. I would play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens, traps and fairways all nice with occasional weeds or grass clippings getting in your way. Lost a ball in grass clippings on 16th just off fairway. Not for the golfer looking for straight par 4s, this is hilly with doglegs and some blind shots. Placing drives in good locations is helpful as the 2nd shots are challenging. I would certainly play again as enjoyed the lay out.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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