Looking back from a green at Carolina Trace Country Club
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4.6
165 Reviews (165)
5 Stars
96
4 Stars
54
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
93.9%
Recommend this course
152 out of 165 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.9
90.9%
Recommend this course
20 out of 22 reviews
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4.7
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.9%
Recommend this course
39 out of 42 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 7263 yards
Slope 143
Rating 76.0
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Carolina Trace Country Club - Lake
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Course Details

Year Built 1971
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Mini Verde Bermunda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1971) David Whelchel (2015) Roger Rulewich (1971)

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

4.6
165 Reviews (165)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 8
Water Hazards 8
Elevation Changes 7
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 6
Locals 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 6

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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Fantastic Layout and Visually Appealing

Upon arrival we received the most warm welcome from all staff members who went out of their way to show us around the facility. The course is a visually appealing layout with huge elevation changes and beautiful views of the lake. The pace of play was super quick and we highly recommend this course. You are treated like a valued guest, not just another paying customer. We are certain to return to this wonderful venue.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course!

Excellent course, challenging but fun and in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Golf

Played the Lake Course at Carolina Trace for the first time in several years. It course was in superb condition and the representative in the pro shop was extremely helpful and gave a great overview. This is one of my favorite courses and highly recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Scenic and challenging

Overall course conditions were excellent….
Love the elevation changes

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
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 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging but fair

Super dry due to lack of rain, a lot of tight lies, but overall excellent condition. Bunkers are the best I’ve seen anywhere, sand like sugar. Visually it’s a beautiful course. Greens are very fast, but roll true. Highly recommend playing here.

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

BEAUTIFUL COURSE WITH RESORT FEEL. great clubhouse and carts were the most comfortable ever!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course layout

Nice mix of water and sand hazards on the course. Nice scenery along the lake.

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

Nice gem

Very good layout, small brews well protected. Friendly stagg

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Play here (Lake Course)

I can only review on the Lake course. (there are two courses, Lake and Creek)
I played this course on 4/13/21.
Greens on this course is PERFECT.
IF you do not putt out your holes and give out lots of Gimmies, DO NOT PLAY HERE as you would not know the TURE ROLLS.
This course has champion Bermuda greens so that they do not aerate the greens until the summer. It is the perfect time to play here right now.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Will play again. I think once everything greens up in a few weeks, it will be beautiful.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wonderful conditions

The course is in fantastic shape - greens were smooth and quick. Pace was great and kept moving. Staff were really friendly and helpful as it was our first time out. Will definitely be nack

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times 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 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Great course (still early in season)

Played the Lake course, met very nice players - another single, and a father-son double). Was advised not to walk, but walking might have been strenuous but not prohibitive.
Still early in the season, tee boxes and fairways haven’t greened up yet. Pace of play was great. Parking lot about half full, but course was almost empty - only saw a couple behind us once. Played in under 4 hours. Only disappointment was the grill room - no real grill room on Sundays. I get that things are still opening up, but having more than cold dry pre-made sandwiches would have been nice. Round ended at 3:30ish and the grill and bar were closed - had to run home to watch the end of The Players. Overall, a very nice course and great day. Hope it’s all open on Sunday next time.

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

RTG Sr. Course

First time and found the course layout to be excellent. Conditions were fantastic at this time of the year (March). Greens were excellent and can’t wait to see how fast they can be during warmer weather. Love the terrain as it was hilly and several holes along the lake.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tiny elevated greens

It might have just been the conditions but I wasn't overly impressed by this track. Course was very wet and they don't overseed so it was all brown. Windy, overcast, 50 and cloudy probably didn't help. Most approaches are uphill to small elevated greens. About 6 of the holes are great. I might give it another shot in better conditions.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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