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4.3
943 Reviews (943)
5 Stars
401
4 Stars
404
3 Stars
85
2 Stars
28
1 Stars
25
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
89.9%
Recommend this course
856 out of 943 reviews
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4.4
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
84.2%
Recommend this course
16 out of 19 reviews
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4.3
83 Reviews (83)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
86.7%
Recommend this course
72 out of 83 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 35
Length 3191 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Sandpiper Bay Golf and Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Mini Verde Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dan Maples (1987) Michael Gleason (1987)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Single Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in North Carolina (2015 #16)

Reviews

4.3
943 Reviews (943)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
19th Hole Scenic Views 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 38
Bunkers 32
Forced Carries 21
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 25
Locals 24
Playing Multiple Courses 22
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 28
Convenient to the City 9
In the 'Burbs 6

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Reviews 46
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Another course in a housing development

Played Sands and Piper. Nothing special other than location (we were staying in Sandpiper Bay). If you can find a good Hot Deal, it's fine. Otherwise you're better off playing the Reese Jones course across the street. The conditions are good and greens are consistant.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great fairways and greens. Enjoyed the round.
Cart paths need some work.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Sunset Beach Golf

Enjoyable gold course to play ... open fairways ... greens in good condition ... ground absorbs water well after rain ... easy access.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
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
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect conditions, great value

It was a very enjoyable round. The staff here is always friendly. And course conditions were terrific.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great Course

We played Piper to Bay today. My dad and I played this for the 2nd time and the course overall was in great shape. The pace of play was extremely slow. A lot of golfers out playing today and no ranger to help speed up the slow golfers. Highly recommend this course and we will definitely be back in hopes to play the Sand course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Decent value for the money

Love the layout. Good fairways and tees. Decent greens but found some inconsistencies. Cart paths need some help A few bare spots here and there and some thin lies along the fairway edges. The course is starting to show its age but still worth a play.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Second Time Around

Played the Piper/Bay; very fun! Sandpiper is on my list for a repeat round when I return!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Sandpiper - A Must-do!

Course is one of the best values in the area. Conditions were very good. Pace of play reasonable (we were a twosome behind a foursome); pretty consistent - important if you are waiting.

Playing again while we are here!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
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 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Over booked

5. Hour round. Tee box mowing on every hole on back. I ask the mower did he need a score card

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not for high handicap

Pretty course
It was very frustrating playing
If you aren’t center of the fairway the trees lean over and knock your ball. If your just off the fairway your in Sandy pine needles which are not easy to play out of. Sand traps are like clay and nasty to play out of, thankfully I was only in them a couple times.
The staff was greet the course was well groomed. The fairways are tight and narrow.
If you hit straight you’ll enjoy this course.

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