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3.7
573 Reviews (573)
5 Stars
148
4 Stars
292
3 Stars
81
2 Stars
37
1 Stars
15
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
82.8%
Recommend this course
508 out of 573 reviews
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3.3
45 Reviews (45)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
77.8%
Recommend this course
35 out of 45 reviews
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3.6
98 Reviews (98)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
77.6%
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76 out of 98 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6905 yards
Slope 138
Rating 73.9

The 18 semi-private holes at Pine Forest wind through the tall Summerville pines with numerous live oaks, dogwoods and a lake system thrown in for good measure. With an equal balance of straightaways, doglegs and elevation changes, this course is nicely balanced, with challenges and fun in store for golfers of all levels. Rental clubs and electric carts are available.

At 6,905 yards with a 138-slope rating, Pine Forest lives up to its name, as the course has numerous barriers of tall Summerville pines to cause problems for an errant shot. The Bob Spence design also makes use of water to add to the difficulty of some holes. It's a semi-private course, and they've named each hole, with No. 12 being known as "Little Augusta" while No. 15 is "Wastelands."

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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways 328 Bermuda
Greens Tifdwarf Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bob Spence

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 Yes
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.7
573 Reviews (573)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 43
Patio Dining 16
Watching the Game 14
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 84
Undulating Greens 52
Bunkers 49
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 59
Locals 53
Seniors 24
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 47
In the 'Burbs 42
Convenient to the City 26

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3.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Potential, Greens need attention

The greens were not what I would consider Country Club standard, more like a cut rate muni. Their was no consistency of speed or condition. They were mostly slow and almost all of them had areas with no grass.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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3.0
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Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
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Hot weather
Used cart

The greens were in miserable shape. I realize that they must aerate, however the poor condition went beyond that with large bare spots.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

They need to fix the cart paths and the greens are in ok conditions.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing

It was $30 and made it last minute but I’ve played hundreds of courses all over and these are the worst greens I’ve ever played. They were recently punched but that had nothing to do with it. They literally were dirt and had weeds growing in them. 2 pins were less than 6 feet from fringe and tee boxes were a complete mess. People were super nice but it took 2:45 to play front 9 on a Friday morning and greens were awful. Could be a good layout with nice homes around it but condition was atrocious.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Reviews 4
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Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

DB

DO NOT PLAY THIS COURSE. Possibly the worst golf experience of my life. Greens have a fungus (see picture) and were un-puttable. The rough had seed heads growing on 10" tall crab grass stalks. Tee boxes are barren and uneven (see picture). It took 3 1/2 hours to play 9 holes. Got a Full refund from Golf Now.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Value

Awesome and super helpful staff,stepping up to deliver awesome customer service during these crazy times. Pace of play was a bit slow but comes with the game of golf. Thanks Y’all!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Really good course.

My group and I had a great time on the course.
Really well kept and a beautiful layout.
Lots of long holes which is the only negative point. But who’s really moaning about that. Sets up for satisfying lay ups.
Over all a great course, will be back for sure

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best course for the money

I love this course. Even when wet it drains well. Very rarely do you have cart path only.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens

The Greens were absolutely horrible. They were like muddy grass. Absolutely a disgrace to the game of golf.

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Disappointed

I took two groups to the course today after seeing a 4 star rating on GolfNow. The layout was fine but the tee boxes and more importantly the greens were just trash. I mean hardly any grass at all. Sad as we traveled an hour to play it. The rating must have been fixed by members as it is semi private.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Slowest round ever

Don't know who is setting up the tee times or how many people are on the course at one time, but the pace of play at this golf course is HORRIBLE.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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