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4.0
68 Reviews (68)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
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2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
89.3%
Recommend this course
58 out of 68 reviews
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4.3
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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4.2
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.3%
Recommend this course
12 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6260 yards
Slope 131
Rating 70.4
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Summit Golf Course at Shanty Creek Resorts
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Course Details

Year Built 1965
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/20 Closed: 10/21
Architect William Diddel (1965)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Sports

Fitness

Reviews

4.0
68 Reviews (68)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Beginners 6
Locals 6
Seniors 6
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 7

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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Average
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Really nice course, strange layout on the back 9 at Summit- could use more markers, especially for first time players- but I would recommend and play again if I was in the area

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The course is challenging but a lot of fun. In great shape and super nice people working there. Cheers

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Too backed up!

At least a ten to fifteen minute wait on every hole. Nine holes took over three hours.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Little Course

We had a great round at The Summit. It's not as picturesque as Cedar River, Hawks Eye, or The Chief, but it's a nice little course for the money. Staff is super friendly and helpful too.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Bag drop people asleep

We came off the course, parked the cart at the bag drop, got the car. While I was gone the kid asked my wife if we needed help. She said we did. Got out of the car, opened up the back end and watched the bag attendant ignore us. Ended up schlepping our clubs to the car. End of story, end of thoughts of tipping.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/21/2021

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 The Summit at Shanty Creek.

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Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Refused to close to deny us refund

Weather was terrible yet course refused to close or reschedule our tee time denying us a refund unless we played. Weather was too bad to play through, literally snow/sleet rain mix 43 degrees and 20 mph winds yet refused to work with us, left after 3rd hole complete waste of money. Course looks nice but if this is the way they do business there's plenty of other courses around.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/27/2020

Follow up*
They did end up comping my round. I'll give it another try next year. Thank you

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Commented on 10/16/2020

Hello, Jake. Thanks for the review. We are sorry to see that you rated the course 1 star. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our management team at (866) 695-5010. Thank you for playing The Summit at Shanty Creek.

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent course

Very good experience and enjoyed playing this course with family.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Pace of play

I Love this course. The round today was the only time that playing was completely frustrating. Two 4-somes in front of us not only played incredibly slow, but we had to stand and watch them walking around in hip tall grass looking for a lost ball. One guy spent fifteen minutes and found his ball. Then he tried to hit it out of the grass! We finally walked away on the 16th hole. A course of this caliber should be managed better. Maybe a course cart that runs through to keep a pace.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/20/2020

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 so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting us!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Harder than you think

Back nine is very hilly and a bit of water
Very fun course for the average player
Well maintained
Hard greens to figure out but in great shape

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Good Round to Break into Shanty Creek Resort

We played all four courses at Shanty Creek. This is the one to play first, because it is a fairly easy setup, and relatively short. Most of the par 4's will leave wedges in your hands, and the Par 5's are reachable in two other than 15 if it's into the wind.

The course gets most of its protection from elevation changes - lots of uphill shots into greens, and a few downhill as well. Greens were very slow, and a little shaggy. It did rain the morning we played so that may have had a factor. 16 and 17 were my two favorite holes. Other than holes 1 and 10, there aren't a ton of doglegs, it's a pretty straightforward course.

I recommend you play this course first, to break into the resort courses. If you play this after some of the others you'll probably be disappointed. It was my least favorite course of the 4 on the resort.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 08/21/2020

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Sensational Summit

Course was in excellent condition. Layout was decent and easy. Great course for a leisurely family focused round of golf. Greens were slow...would use a different COVID-19 cup to allow for pin to be removed if desired.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Made the best of a bad day.

Power outage at Shanty Creek. Clubhouse dark, bathrooms unavailable. In addition very windy. Not the courses fault. Set up is fair for most golfers, Fairways and greens well tended. Will be back.

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