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4.6
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
92.9%
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46 out of 49 reviews
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4.9
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
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11 out of 11 reviews
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4.8
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
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24 out of 24 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6729 yards
Slope 132
Rating 72.7

The 18-hole Cardinal at Diamondhead Country Club, half of a 36-hole layout on the property, is a semi-private course that opened in 1979.

Designed by Earl Stone, the golf course measures 6,831 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 132 and a 72.7 USGA rating. The course features four sets of tees for different skill levels.

The major challenges for both golf courses are their tree-lined fairways. The Cardinal Course is wooded and was built on gently rolling terrain. It has no parallel fairways and extra-long sand bunkers.

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Course Details

Year Built 1978
Greens Bermuda grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Earl Stone John LaFoy (1978)

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
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

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Reviews

4.6
49 Reviews (49)
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Reviews 18
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great staff, course and pace of play

Staff couldn't be nicer. Beautiful course layout with homes not too close to fairways. Water comes into play on a few holes but not difficult to maneuver. Challenging course with fairway bunkers on most holes. Par threes were great. Good sand in bunkers. Greens were not sloped too severly but had movement in them and were on the fast side. You won't be disappointing with this one.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Day on the Golf Course

Well worth the Hot Deal Price. Not such a deal at their published rate. But still a great place to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 29
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Twin diamonds

There are two courses at Diamondhead , the Pines and the Cardinal.. we played the pine on Monday and the cardinal on Tuesday. They have a great restaurant and Bar,. Everyone was friendly from Richard in the pro shop to the starters. The courses winds there way through a combination working and retirement communities.. There were houses and condos that were all unique not cookie cutter like on some courses. These courses have personally. If I lived here I would be a member.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Had a great time on the cardinal course. Staff was friendly and courteous. Only complaint was slow playing stayed backed up several times.

Would recommend to all.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Love it, nice

Well managed and maintained. Probably one of the best courses on the coast.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great Play

First time traveling to Diamondhead Country Club. I played the Pines which was in great shape for it being December 11th! The greens were lighting but made it interesting for sure. There was a 4 some in front of us but no one in front of them. Took us 4:30 to play only problem.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

What a course

This course was well worth the fee. Very well maintained and beautiful layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Getting Better and Better

The work that has been done is showing in every way

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course with a variety of challenges

First time playing at this course and had a great outing. Didn’t score as well as I would I like but still enjoyed the round. Overall tees and fairways were in fantastic but the greens lacked much break due to recent aeration and sanding. I will definitely play again sooner than later.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Suprised

First time playing this course.
Not as beautiful as the pictures.
The layout is good but the course was ok.
Greens were firm to hard with sand on them.
I 3 putted three times and couldn't figure the greens out until back nine.
Shot 78 with 41 on the front and 37 on the back

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