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2.4
363 Reviews (363)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
2.0
Value
2.0
Layout
3.2
Friendliness
3.5
Pace
2.8
Amenities
2.6
34.1%
Recommend this course
261 out of 363 reviews
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2.3
3 Reviews (3)
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1
4 Stars
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Conditions
1.7
Value
1.7
Layout
3.3
Pace
2.7
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
4.0
33.3%
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2.0
4 Reviews (4)
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Conditions
1.5
Value
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Layout
3.0
Pace
2.3
Amenities
2.3
StaffFriendliness
3.3
25.0%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6955 yards
Slope 126
Rating 73.0
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Patriots Point Golf Links
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Course Details

Year Built 1979
Golf Season Year round
Architect Willard Byrd

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker No
Caddies No
Golf School Academy No
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Reviews

2.4
363 Reviews (363)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
19th Hole Scenic Views 11
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 36
Bunkers 29
Forced Carries 8
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 39
Locals 20
Seniors 18
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 47
Near Local Attractions 26
Worth the Drive 10

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Vision!

I played this course without any expectations or preconceived notions (as I always do).

The layout and design of the course is great. The views and atmosphere, top notch. The staff is incredible, hard working, friendly and knowledgeable.

The current condition of the course wasn’t great. Hard greens, underdeveloped fairways etc., The pace of play was well controlled. The price comparatively in its existing state, a bit high.

HOWEVER….this course will mature in the next few years into an absolute gem.

While the course wasn’t anything spectacular last week, I can’t wait to play the course again in 6 months, a year and beyond.

I am thrilled to have played this diamond in the rough

Cheers

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Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

The Course

The course is in terrible condition. The greens are patchy and rough, several fairways have large humps and the cart paths are crumbling apart. Very unsafe.

Recently golfed at Legends for $60 a round, but at Patriot’s they are charging $81-84 a round. Not worth the price! You can see the ocean from a variety of locations and not waste your money or time on this course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Huge disappointment!

We live on a beautiful course in Okatie, SC, so we always try to keep our expectations in check when we visit other venues. That said, this is the only time that I've ever felt compelled to leave a negative review for any course. The quality and conditions of this course are worse than the cheapest municipal course that we've ever played. The greens were covered in bumps, divets, and patches of grass. There was only one green on the course that actually had a consistent surface. I can't even begin to describe the fairways. They were chopped up in most spots, had more mounds than a moguls course on a ski slope, and in general were clearly unkempt. Course restrooms? Two port-a-potties for use...Seriously, at nearly $90 per round. There is no signage to indicate what whole number that you're on, no ball washers, no trash cans. Groups seem to be schedule at 5 minute intervals, and we saw several groups of 5. The whole experience was bizarre,

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Overpriced Tourist Trap in bad Condition

If you get the chance to play Patriots Point, pass and drive up the road to Charleston National. This course for the price is an absolute rip-off, it should be a $35 round. Practice range is closed often and at random. The staff here always acts like they are doing you a favor by being there. I've played this course half a dozen times in different seasons and the conditions are always bad. Greens are bad, tee boxes are worse, and there are very few fairways that aren't full of pothole and undulations. Rounds are always sloooow and there is no ranger. Wind is usually ripping if you are on the back 9 after 2pm. I live down the street and prefer to drive to ANY other course within an hour.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Rattled nuts

Other than the views of the harbor ( Not the ocean as the staff will have you believe) There are not many redeeming fetures on this course. The fairways have more bumps than a bombing course in Vietnam. I will say it was a day after a big rain and all the bunkers were filled with water but from what the locals tell us the bunkers are always like cement.

The cart paths look like a bad road in Pakistan...bring your camel. It’s the only safe way to go around.

Then there are the fire ants which are everywhere. Be careful.

This is a $30 course not a $75 course. If you have low standards this is your place. With a view.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
2.0
Previously Played

Way too expensive for the course/condition

I took customers here and this was during the time of the coronavirus “Stuff”. So perhaps I should give the course/staff a pass given this might be a tough time for all. I suspect their play was very down and who knows how much they’re in the hole thanks to all the economic shutdown that’s happened as a result of the reaction to CV19.

That said, the bag drop guy was friendly as was the cart return dude. Staff at check in looked like they just got news someone in their family died and didn’t care to engage in any conversation or Attempts at jokes. To the point where even customers said when walking out, “geez, real friendly staff they were.” Thats not the start to the day you’re looking for with customers.

That aside, range and putting green was closed due to alleged wet conditions. Course was also cart path only which sucks big time when you don’t favor the side of the cart path on every shot. But that’s not course fault.

Course conditions themselves were below average in my opinion for courses in this area. Teeboxes below average, fairways average to below, greens were average at best. Sand traps were terrible which I suspect was because of virus times and rain and course not taking the morning of. But this should have been adjusted in the price in my opinion. $80 for a round in these conditions was inappropriate in my opinion.

I played the course 15 years ago and the conditions were about the same back then as I recall as well. Average at best. The course is the n a beautiful plot of land with iconic views. But it also means super windy which sucks for my level of play (7 handicap). It was 10-20 mph winds. And it was super windy from last time I played 15 yrs ago.

I would have enjoyed the opportunity to play nearby Charleston National or Dines West but no tee times available.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This course is in very bad shape.

Course is in bad shape. I was told that will be closed for a year and a half to make major improvements.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/16/2020

Hi. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Patriots Point Golf Links. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 03/03/2020

Hello, and thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Patriots Point Golf Links.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Horrible Experience

A cow pasture would have been in better shape. Course is in horrible shape, greens were rock hard The staff claims its a denim free course but in all seriousness, work overalls should be the required dress.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 03/12/2020

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We are sorry to hear your experience did not meet your expectations; however, the way you have provided your feedback does not offer us any room to grow or change. Making comments that cut down the course are not helpful to us or any golfers reading your review. We encourage you to update your review to fit a more constructive form so we can use your experience to make changes. Thanks for playing Patriots Point Golf Links.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Conditions were sub par in a bad way

The staff was friendly.... sorta. For the first few second of the conversation they’re all about helping them you’re an inconvenience it seems. Got there early to try and hit the range since it had actually been dry for a couple of days and the driving range was closed and when I asked why I couldn’t get an answer. The practice green was blotchy and in awful condition and was hoping that wouldn’t be the case with the course but sadly it’s like the greens were burnt up in the middle of winter somehow. Painted and ugly. Bunkers were basically rock solid from not being raked with water still holding in some of them. The course just felt kind of like any other course you’d play that’s flat with palm trees. You had to wait till the last hole to get to the “ocean holes” which were actually just on the inlet which I knew going into it but they insisted it was the ocean lol. If you can get a hot deal I’d say that’s about the upper value of this track but definitely not worth full price. Not even close.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 02/25/2020

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff. Thanks for visiting Patriots Point.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Avoid this dump (no really, its built on a landfill)

This course is just a tourist trap, it is a disgrace to the city of Charleston. The fairways are horrible and the greens are decent at best. There is no ranger to keep pace of play up, and it is usually very slow on weekends. If you pay over $40 to play here you are getting ripped off. The only nice part of the course is 17 and 18 because of the harbor views.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 03/09/2020

Hello. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Patriots Point Golf Links. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Getting better

The course really went downhill last year but the grounds are starting to look much better than a few months ago. Not far from house and can’t beat the views of the water. Will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/22/2020

Hi. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 4 stars. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back @PatriotsPointLinks!

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Played On
Reviews 4
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Wayyyyyyyyy Overpriced (Even with HotDeal)

Not worth the money at all. Choose any other course in Charleston.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wide open

Good layout, great views, many easy holes, a few tough ones. Enjoyable day, great staff. Some mud and standing water but generally good condition

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/10/2020

Hello. We are beyond happy to hear you enjoyed a great day at our course. Positive experiences make lifelong golfers, and we look forward to many good times ahead with you. We will pass on your kind words to those responsible so they can continue to help others enjoy great experiences @PatriotsPointLinks.

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Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Enjoyed the round

A scenic course with some challenges. The greens were slow and spotty. Very windy. Pace was pretty good.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 02/19/2020

Hi. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing @PatriotsPointLinks.

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Poor value

Course is in poor condition, more like a typical city owned course in small town America. Grossly overpriced considering course conditions, even compared with other coures in the Charleston area. Therefore, it is not a good value for your money. Only redeeming quality is the location, with beautiful views of the water, which is the supposed reason they can charge the price

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 02/07/2020

Hello, Shad. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for visiting Patriots Point Golf Links.

Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

pitifully poor patriot point....

location and views were good... but that’s where it ends... bad greens, bumpy fairways and totally overpriced I would not return...

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/08/2020

Hello. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Patriots Point Golf Links.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Scenic Course (but could use some maintenance)

Recent play @ Patriots Point comments: while a scenic and decent course,
- prior rains made for Cart Path only play
- no beverage cart on course
- cart paths are in need of repair in certain spots
- golf carts could use upgrading (slow, no electronic screens)
- need to spray and warn of red ant piles on course! 2 of the 3 players were in a pile a few times!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 12/31/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Patriots Point Golf Links. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Absolute Trash!

This was my second time playing Patriots Point and it is going to be my last! The conditions of the course were absolutely horrendous. I’m not sure where all the money is going because it’s certainly not going back into the course. If it weren’t for the location of the course, they wouldn’t be able to charge a tenth of what they currently charge. I’ve played courses that cost $10 that are in better shape than this one. Do yourself a favor and save your money. There are plenty more courses in the Charleston area that are far better than Patriots Point and for a better value.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/22/2020

Hello, Mike. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We are sorry to hear your experience did not meet your expectations; however, the way you have provided your feedback does not offer us any room to grow or change. Making comments that cut down the course are not helpful to us or any golfers reading your review. We encourage you to update your review to fit a more constructive form so we can use your experience to make changes. Thanks for playing Patriots Point Golf Links.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun and approachable course

Enjoyed playing here. Great course with a fun layout and good waterway views. It felt a bit like they stack groups on the first tree so we felt rushed most of the time. Bachelor parties are common here so don’t be surprised if you find yourself waiting all the time while they take shots.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/08/2019

Hi. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing @PatriotsPointLinks.

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