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3.8
561 Reviews (561)
5 Stars
147
4 Stars
289
3 Stars
75
2 Stars
36
1 Stars
14
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
84.1%
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499 out of 561 reviews
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3.4
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
74.4%
Recommend this course
29 out of 39 reviews
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3.6
95 Reviews (95)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
77.9%
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74 out of 95 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

3.8
561 Reviews (561)

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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Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Unbelievable bargain.

This "hot deal" was really more than I expected. Nice course, well kept, fairly challenging. No towels at the ball washers, but that is really not a big deal. Unbeatable for the price.

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

Nic course

I was on vacation and booked this course through golf now. It was a nice course, your typical links style with not a lot of challenging holes. The greens were very slow as it appeared they have not been cut for while. They however were in good shape. I would go back again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First timer

I was very disappointed when we arrived and found three foursomes on the TEe ahead of us at our teatime. Apparently our teatime was double booked. There was no Ranger to resolve the issue. So we had to wait through three teetimes to play. Once playing the course Was very challenging. I will go back but make sure that your teatime is correct and will be honored.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Stellar conditions for early March

Bought a real cheap hot deal for a beautiful Saturday midday round. Looking back, I would’ve paid twice as much. Greens were in great condition, pretty fast and rolled true. Not too soggy even after tons of rain recently. Just generally more lush than expected for this time of year. Looking forward to going back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great price, good play

The course was a little wet, but heck, it’s February...

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

winter golf

I imagine this is a really nice course when there is grass on the fairways. Winter conditions are very wet.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dufficult course that does not drain well

Not extremely long but very difficult. The fairways are peppered with moguls, which also surround the greens. The greens are also all elevated. Don’t leave your wedges at home. You will not roll any balls onto these greens. You have to put it there. In good wreathes a good course, but rain is.bane to this course. On the day I played it was cart path only. Still water was everywhere as were muddy areas. The driving range was closed because the rain softens the ground are balls are lost in the mud. Call before going the find out the conditions. I have played this course several times and when it is in good shape it is a fun course.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Turtle Golf

I gave up after the 2 hour and 45 minute front 9. I could have napped at each tee box.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Course and Great Value

I play Pine Forest whenever I am in the area. The course is an interesting design, with many multi tiered and elevated greens. It is a challenge for golfers of any level. And the novice players should bring lots of ammo and their sense of humour.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The Club at Pine Forest

We always enjoy this course. Just difficult enough to challenge the beginner and seasoned golfer. The cart paths could use some work but that's our only complaint.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 101
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 100 Contributor
Missouri Advisor
First Time Playing

January Golf

Played this in January several years back... It was in the 40's and a fun day of golf... Hard to tell how a course actually is in the middle of January of course. I might bump my review to a four star if it was in season and I could play it again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Most for your money

This is always a fun course to play. The greens looked great on New Year’s Day while the rest of the course was still Saturated with water from the previous rain we had. We could have played faster if the 2 guys in front of us didn’t hit 4 balls off the tee box every hole the. Go find all 4 balls.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Waste of time

Course was wet and muddy. Fairways in rough shape. Greens were extremely slow and bumpy. Will not play this course again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Eddie

The best deal for the money and the course was in great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Great course and great layout. Can’t beat the value for the price. Course is very difficult for the average golfer, long course and small greens. Water on every hole. Only really negative about it is the greens, extremely slow, some holes were like shag carpet. Hit it firm or you’ll still have ten more feet

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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