High altitude makes for a cool summer escape at golf courses like Omni Grove Park Inn.
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4.3
403 Reviews (403)
5 Stars
198
4 Stars
155
3 Stars
36
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
90.1%
Recommend this course
370 out of 403 reviews
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4.1
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.6
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.0%
Recommend this course
18 out of 20 reviews
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4.2
60 Reviews (60)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.8
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.3%
Recommend this course
53 out of 60 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6400 yards
Slope 125
Rating 69.5

Previously known as The Grove Park Inn Resort.

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Course Details

Year Built 1899
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round. High Season: 4/1 - 11/30
Architect Donald Ross (1926) Herbert Barker (1911)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
403 Reviews (403)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 20
Drinks 16
Patio Dining 13
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 38
Undulating Greens 38
Narrow Fairways 25
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 29
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 25
Advanced Golfers 24
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 45
Convenient to the City 38
Near Local Attractions 19

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Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great day in Ashville

Staff was super friendly and helpful. The course was in great condition for this time of year. I have no complaints.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 71
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Great day

My brother played together for the first time in years and had a great time! The golf course was in good shape for this time of year. The greens in excellent shape. Love playing a Ross course!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day

My brother and I had a great day! It had been very cold for a week but the course was really in good shape for December. Paired us with two really nice guys and we had a good time. Always enjoy being on a Ross course and this one never disappoints

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 56
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Golf in December

Great conditions for golf in December. Greens were running fast, even in damp conditions. Pace seemed a bit slow, but we still finished in 3 1/2 hours.
Thankfully all of the tall grass and bushes were significantly trimmed so finding stray balls was fairly easy.
With a discounted rate us locals were finally able to afford the green fee.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Always fun and relaxing

This is a very cool and challenging urban course which I always enjoy. The staff is excellent and friendly and helpful and chill. It can get backed up, and sometimes can have folks out there who, for various reasons, can slow things down, but the scenery and such are great and when this happens you just roll with it. If you’re a single, they’ll pair you up with others and that’s a great way to meet nice people.

This go- round, the greens, which are subtle and tricky, were a bit bumpy, probably due to some recent rain and foot traffic. But the course was eminently playable, and lots of fun. Highly recommended. As I’m sure other reviewers have noted, there is no driving range or clubhouse bar/restaurant, but there is a nice putting green and tent contraption with a net for a bit of warmup.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

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Do not play this course. Terribly slow pace of play, course was in terrible condition. Clubhouse needs a few hundred thousand dollars worth of paint, carpet, renovation, this is not worth $150 by any means. Don’t even have a practice tee.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Don’t play here!

Paid $150 green fees. They don’t even have a practice tee! two little green canvas tents with a bunch of cut up old dead golf balls that your hit off of plastic mats into a green canvas wall about 5 feet in front of you if you could believe that! That’s how you get ready to play at this place

Clubhouse is an absolute joke for a facility that charges $150 green fees. Needs paint, carpet, complete and total updating, just a mess.

Stood waiting shot after shot after shot over five holes while three women would not under any circumstances allow anybody to play through.

Finally gave up on 18, went around them and went to the next hole, there was a group in the fairway another group on the Teebox and another group waiting. Just gave up and went home. total waste of $150.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beer Cart Girl

Being a server in the restaurant industry, my standards for service are pretty high. Parker, the beer cart girl ,is one of the friendliest, nicest and most amazing people I have ever met. If you are lucky enough to meet her you will see why I said what I meant. TIP HER WELL, SHE IS WORTH IT!!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Gorgeous slow course

Waited an average of 10 to 15 minutes per hole. It is a gorgeous place, espectacular views but the pace of play was way too slow

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

Average Golf Course

Beautiful scenery. Course was very average as far as conditions. Carts were running up and down the fairways instead of 90 degrees. Layout was very good as each hole provided a different challenge. I paid half rate of about $90 including cart. This was in my opinion about right for what you got. Full rate of about $180 was much too high. Enjoyed the course but would not travel to play it again. We were paired with a member who was delightful to play with.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A classic Donald Ross design

This is it extremely a nice course to play and the Bent grass fairways and greens were in excellent condition, despite quite a bit of local rain the day prior to our playing. The course from the Tips is only about 6100 yards long, however, the layout is quite challenging with some very interesting holes despite them not being particularly long. The Omni is a first rate resort and it’s certainly not cheap. For the serious player, the lack of a driving range is a serious point. I always hate to take the first tee without warming up for at least a half an hour if not longer. This is difficult given the lack of a driving range. Otherwise, a great course in A1 condition. Very friendly pro shop staff as well as cart attendants.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a nice day

Love the setting at Grove Park. It’s historic and I like the Donald Ross design of the course. Is it a short course and good for kids or spouses as well. A little bit pricey for a shorter course but a great setting for golf. Course showed a little wear and tear but I’m guessing that’s from the heat this summer.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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