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4.0
242 Reviews (242)
5 Stars
80
4 Stars
120
3 Stars
31
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
85.2%
Recommend this course
221 out of 242 reviews
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4.1
25 Reviews (25)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
88.0%
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22 out of 25 reviews
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3.8
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
77.2%
Recommend this course
44 out of 57 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6703 yards
Slope 139
Rating 72.4

Timberlake Golf Club in Clinton sits halfway between the Triangle and Wilmington. The classic design is reminiscent of traditional Scottish links courses, featuring a combination of water and pot bunkers as well as large grassy swales. The golf course sprawls across rolling hills, which provide plenty of contours and elevation changes. From the elevated tees, golfers will have a dramatic view of the rugged landscape. The golf course is mostly open though there are a few stands of mature trees that can be troublesome if you're not careful. The cavernous bunkers and carefully molded mounding present formidable challenges that will test even the best golfers. In addition to the golf course, Timberlake also offers a full driving range and practice green as well as tennis courts and an Olympic-sized swimming pool.

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Course Details

Year Built 1988
Golf Season Year round
Architect Willard Byrd

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in South Carolina (2016 #13)

Reviews

4.0
242 Reviews (242)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 9
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 25
Bunkers 20
Elevation Changes 20
This course/club is great for:
Locals 25
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 23
Advanced Golfers 20
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 24

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Sandygreens

Almost all the greens were not very good, sand and green paint.

Conditions Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
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Windy weather
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Conditions Good
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Friendliness Excellent
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We were required to return carts by 5 pm so we only got 8 holes in today. If we were able to play till sunset we could play a few more holes. Wish we n

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Conditions Good
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4.0
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First Time Playing

Really Nice Track

Love the layout. Greens were superb. Fairways a bit soggy from really heavy rains the night before.

Pace of play could have been better, but members would not let faster groups through. Course needs more yardage markers, and hole diagrams would be nice. A few holes fooled me off the tee.

Overall, it's a nice course and well worth what I pad.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

First Time Recently

Timberlake has always been a nice course and beautiful setting. The course is in great shape right now one of the best playing experiences I have had in the Columbia area this year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 20
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
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5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

GREAT LAYOUT

1st time playing, and I will be back. Course is a phenomenal layout.....alot of blind shots which added to challenge being 1st time playing. On any shot you can get into trouble. Course was in EXCELLENT shape, except greens had just been sanded & fertilized, so were very inconsistent & hard to get a good speed reading down. No biggie, they have to maintain the course, just would have been nice if they had swept them, as some had heavy sand & some were very light. I imagine in 3-4 days they will be perfect. An amazing layout, and possibly the most demanding 6000 yds Ive played in a few years. If youre just off the fairway, youre in woods, rocks, or some very gnarly, thick rough!!! This is a shotmakers course, for sure. Everyone we encountered from the staff were very friendly. I'll definitely be back....soon!!!!!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course looking good.

The entire course is in great shape. Greens are fast rolling true.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Breathtaking

views on this course are just wonderful. Greens are little on the fast side fairways a tad soft from recent rain so run outs where not there. This course is definately on the list to go back to. My biggest impression of this course outside the view was the pace of play very excellent we finish 18 in no time at all.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A good day at Timberlake

Overall the course was in good condition with the fairways very full. The greens were generally good though a few were fairly bare around the edges. The only negative was there was a lot of very heavy 2-4 inch rough often just off of the fairways and greens. This made play mcuh more difficult and slowed everything down quite a bit. Overall I was very pleased and will play there agin.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slowwwwwwwww

No Ranger anywhere to be seen. Players in front added an extra hour to the back nine because of their slow pace of play, and wouldn’t let us play through.

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