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3.7
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.8
76.8%
Recommend this course
34 out of 44 reviews
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3.2
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.6
Layout
3.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
3.8
69.2%
Recommend this course
9 out of 13 reviews
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3.7
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
4.2
75.8%
Recommend this course
25 out of 33 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7070 yards
Slope 124
Rating 73.8
Book a Tee Time at
Southern Gayles Golf Club and Grill
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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Golf Season Year round
Architect F. Romine G. Romine

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

3.7
44 Reviews (44)
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Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

behind a foursome walking

Behind a foursome walking the entire round. Why would the course let a foursome walk on a holiday? Would not let us play through. By the last hole, had 5 groups backed up waiting on them. Nothing against walkers, but when your course is full, you should not have a foursome walking. There was 4 or five holes between them and the next group.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Waited approximately 20 mins past tee time for a cart to become available. Greens sprinklers went on at approximately 5:00 pm while we were on 15th hole. Staff not very accommodating. Will not return

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Previously Played

Pace of play

Me and 3 friends played here on an afternoon tee time and really had a great time. Upon leaving though, we received a call from the ""Golf Professional" that said we had played well over the pace of play. We didn't time our pace of play, but we did NOT play slow and nobody was behind us pushing is. If I had to guess, I think the extra time was due to the fact that we stopped at the turn to get food and drinks before continuing our round.
All of us are average golfers who play at a lot of local courses, and never have an issue with our pace of play... If anything, we are pushing groups in front of us. I found this call to be rude and uncalled for and needless to say, I will not be back at Southern Gayles.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Trending in a good direction

Like the changes being made, couple of greens need attention, and looks like they are. No more groups of SIX, halllelujah! Will be sure to try the new restaurant

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
1.0
Previously Played

Be aware

Tried to use a Groupon deal with this course. Took my wife as a rider but once we arrived we were informed that she couldn’t be a rider until after 3 pm. Additionally, they had paired me with another golfer. Neither of these points were provided to me with the Groupon deal and this information should have been provided by the course as part of the deal. Of course the staff only responded to this by saying that our rules are on our website. I didn’t purchase this through their website.

Definitely not worth the trouble for this low quality golf course. Definitely won’t be going back. Too many better quality golf courses around Athens/Huntsville.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 68
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 68
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 68
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Lil Secret in Athens, AL

Course under new management. Improvements to course and facilities are in progress.. Course is in great shape. Great value for the conditions. Played 18 with foursome in just over 4 hrs. Will be back and highly recommend. Staff very courteous and professional. Will have to try out that new kitchen next visit.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 68
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Lady friendly and Fun

If your wife or gal plays....this where you wanna play........no bunkers leaving loads of time to fix the other pieces of the golf puzzle. There reversing the 9's ....Im guessing looking for better flow.....Super friendly and the Grill is coming soon........

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun Course, Good Value

Open, forgiving course. Great for the inexperienced player. Lots of shade though

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Overall Good Course

This was my first time playing 18 holes and our experience was good at Southern Gayles. I think once the course gets it’s bar and grill running it will give them a chance to boost their customer service.

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