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4.5
131 Reviews (131)
5 Stars
76
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
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.8
96.8%
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128 out of 131 reviews
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4.6
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
100.0%
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19 out of 19 reviews
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4.5
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
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46 out of 46 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 72
Length 6670 yards
Slope 115
Rating 69.7
Book a Tee Time at
Dogwood Hills Golf Resort & Gardens
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Course Details

Year Built 1977
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bryce Slater (1977)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

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Reviews

4.5
131 Reviews (131)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Seniors 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
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 Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf.

I really enjoy this course and it’s layout..
Great place to play in North Alabama..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Maji’s review

For this time of year, the course was in really good shape. My only complaint is that the bunkers were hard pan and very little sand.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fabulous Find

I had an excellent day at this course. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The course was in excellent shape. The fairways are fairly open, but the greens are smooth and fast. The staff and golfers have done an excellent job repairing ball marks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course

I played early in the morning and there was a 5some in front of me and they had no problem letting me play through. The course was in good condition. It is not a real long course. Perfect course for a beginner. Tee boxes and greens were in really good shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Don’t sweat the little stuff

They have a great place to eat but no food. The bathrooms on the course were a mess. Great wide flat tee boxes, forgiving fairways and well maintained greens. If I didn’t live an hour away I would be a member of this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Love the course and the food

Golf now never give me a final cost of what i have paid
Had to look on Bank statement and DIDNT get my Discount

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 69
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Lovely Day for Golf

The course is in very good shape. The tees, fairways and greens are in excellent shape. The sand traps are in terrible condition which seems to be the case at a lot of courses. My only complaint is that Dogwood Hills has absolutely no Covid-19 safeguards in place. No masks in the clubhouse. No instructions to. not touch flagsticks. No safeguards in the holes. Rakes are all over the course and so are ball washers. This is the tenth course that I have played since April and it is the only one without any Cocvid-19 safeguards in place. No excuses. The course needs to do a lot better.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course!

I played here for the first time today. It was lovely. Nice course, well maintained, friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very solid golf course

Staff friendliness was questionable but the course itself was great. Great layout fast greens no complaints

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Day for Golf

This course and the people that run it are super cool. They take care of the facility and course. It's not a pro course, but it is well taken care of. Always a good day when I go there!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Back nine is gorgeous

Deceptively challenging. Many of the greens are above or below your approach in, makes for a good challenge. The back nine is magazine quality.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slowest round of my life

Overall the course was in decent shape. Greens were incredibly soft with no roll and some still with aeration holes. Fairways were mostly intact. Bunkers awful. Tee boxes overall OK but rarely flat - felt I was hitting with my feet above or below the ball far too often.

Course layout is good. Challenging but fun to play.

BUT - the pace of play was the worst I’ve ever encountered. And that says a lot considering California courses with 6 min tee time spread leads to 5+ hour rounds. People yelling in backswings. Essentially the nightmare for lack of golf etiquette all around.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
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Commented on 07/10/2020

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience with us. We would like to apologize for the inconvenience that you experienced. This is by no means the standard we strive for as we aim to provide a 5-star experience every time. Please know that we are doing our best to work in compliance with the current restrictions and maintaining proper social distancing as our golfers health and safety is always our upmost priority. With that being said, we would like to apologize for missing the mark regarding pace of play. Please feel free to reach our to our team in the pro shop for further clarification in this matter. We hope that you will give us another chance to play Dogwood Hills Golf Resort & Gardens in the future.

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

All was great, except the cart!!!

The guy at the front was friendly, not overly friendly maybe cordial is a better description. As he handed me a towel to wipe of the cart seat he told me to grab a BLACK cart. I would soon figure out the black carts are the old gas style carts, literally everyone else I saw was in a grey electric cart. My cart would lag, I had to keep shutting the key off and back on or feather the gas to finally go. In my opinion I got that crap cart because I’m not a member OR because he never saw me before. It was very frustrating at times.

Now aside from that, the course is beautiful and a great layout. The greens are very nice and the fairways were also in great shape. I never had a flat or straight putt, I love that. The greens rolled really nice, you really had to pay attention to the direction of the grain. That was the first time I played on Bentgrass greens and I truly enjoyed it. All in all I would put up with a crappy cart again if that’s what it takes to play Dogwood hills again ( though I hope I get a grey cart next time). The course is an hour and fifteen minutes from my house in Rhea county TN, and well worth the time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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