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3.4
1066 Reviews (1066)
5 Stars
152
4 Stars
447
3 Stars
230
2 Stars
125
1 Stars
112
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
73.6%
Recommend this course
767 out of 1066 reviews
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Average Rating
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2.9
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
11
Conditions
2.4
Value
3.3
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
50.0%
Recommend this course
28 out of 56 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.5
240 Reviews (240)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
111
3 Stars
51
2 Stars
22
1 Stars
18
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
77.9%
Recommend this course
187 out of 240 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7000 yards
Slope 139
Rating 73.0

The Preserve Golf Club at Tara features Ted McAnlis' par 72, championship golf course. Exceptional care was taken to protect and enhance wetlands and other natural features of the course. At just over 7,000 yards, the course offers four sets of tees, allowing players of all skill levels to enjoy a challenging round of golf. Eleven bridges span the many small streams running through the golf course, protecting natural waterfalls and wetland habitats. A unique feature is the 60 foot Mount Matthew, which sits between the driving zones of hole five and six and forms an impressive backdrop for the tee shot. A beautiful clubhouse is open for lunch daily and is perfect for seminars, banquets or receptions.

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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted McAnlis

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker No
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, American Express
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Reviews

3.4
1066 Reviews (1066)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
19th Hole Specials 9
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 87
Forced Carries 60
Bunkers 53
This course/club is great for:
Locals 49
Advanced Golfers 42
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 40
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 62
Worth the Drive 24
Near the Airport 18

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Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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Previously Played

It’s $25 for a reason

Haven’t played here in over a year. I don’t remember it being this bad. Crab grass, weeds, some tees in poor shape, bare spots on the greens, etc. The layout is good. The employees are top notch. They are fixing some tee boxes. I’ll wait another year and see how the improvements are coming.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Fun course, nice layout

Course still needs attention to some of the fairways, tees and roughs. Some works is already underway.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Previously Played

What happened

I used to play here about 10 years ago. The course has gone downhill and I don't think I will be playing there again.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fair value for the price. In better condition than last year.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Very solid.

Some work being done tee boxes. Only a couple. Super good price at the time for the value. Had slight hard rain and the course stayed pretty dry. Will definitely come back and I bet it’s in ever better shape.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good shape

First time played in a couple of years, as far courses go post pandemic, they have this one heading in the right direction, greens and fairways are in good shape, also they are doing something smart, they have roped off the tee areas with new grass as well as parts of the fairways that have had new sod placed down so it can set properly, they have been putting a lot of work to get it back to shape and it is starting to show. Well worth the 25 buck green fee.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Fun day

Challenging course. The are doing some work on it and needs a lot more work done. But course was in decent shape. Greens, fairways, and tees needed some work but did not effect game to much. For the price (hot deal) was worth it. Will be back.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Wow!

I should have trusted the reviews. The greens have been improved but this is a true Hackers Delight! Some of the holes need completely redesigned. I’ve never given a course a 1 star rating.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout.

I wrote a rather scathing review last July about course conditions. I received a great explanation, and was told about future plans.. they have followed thru, and we have once again made the course our tuesday game.
Many of the T boxes have been stripped and are about to have sod laid. Thanks.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tough course several blind carries they are working hard to improve condition. We really enjoyed the 9 holes we played

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Getting better and better

I have played Tara Preserve many times, especially this year, 2021. The course has been a work in progress. I played 9/6/2021 and the greens were in good shape after being aerated. Fairways are much improved with full green grass almost 100%. Great job done by staff and greenskeepers.
Thank you!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bad Experience

The course should be closed for renovations. The tee boxes are either weeds or sand. The rough has not been cut for at least two weeks. This is the worst kept course I have ever played.

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