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4.3
636 Reviews (636)
5 Stars
269
4 Stars
282
3 Stars
58
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
9
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
91.9%
Recommend this course
589 out of 636 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.4
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.1
96.7%
Recommend this course
29 out of 30 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
66 Reviews (66)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
92.4%
Recommend this course
61 out of 66 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Links/Parkland
Par 71
Length 6668 yards
Slope 127
Rating 71.5
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Course Details

Year Built 2002
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Brad Bell (2002) Kevin Ramsey (2002) David Dale (2002)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.3
636 Reviews (636)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 18
Elevation Changes 13
Water Hazards 11
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Seniors 11
Advanced Golfers 10
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 15
In the 'Burbs 15
Worth the Drive 12

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Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Cart Path Only, grumpy staff

Front desk guy that checked us in was pretty grumpy and set a weird vibe for the day. The course was cart path only, which is not the best. Large divots on the fairway which my ball went into several times. Would avoid for the next 6 months and try again.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Club House Scrooge

Course is in good condition for winter golf. Greens look great. Cart path only slows down pace of play. We definitely needed the marshal to speed up the groups ahead of us. Club house staff was underwhelming. We showed up before our tee time, but had to endure a lecture about showing up even earlier. It’s the holidays, we are here to have fun with friends and family. The entitled club house staff put a bad note to the start of our golf day. Bah humbug!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
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 Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 65
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 41
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great golf course

Played empire two days in a row
Worth checking out if in the sac area

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 41
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Beautiful Tuesday afternoon following weekend rain.

The course was in great shape. There were a couple fairway soft spots due to rain and some standing water in a couple bunkers which I expected. The greens were soft on approach but rolled quickly likely due to the wind. Kudos to the greens keepers and fellow golfers for using sand when appropriate and fixing those divots.

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
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 65
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Soft

It’s in pretty good shape tee to green but as usual overwatered. I hit a 3 wood to 18, it hit the right side of the hump and rolled two feet after a 1” deep divot. That’s to wet.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

Played in the morning, walked 18. Course conditions were good. Bunkers are in much better condition than earlier in the year. Definitely my go to course in the area. Will be coming back again and again. Only thing that needs improvement is the driving range, very mediocre and mats need to be replaced. Wish it had Top Flight technology, that would be great

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lack of Marshals

The course needs more Marshals. The pace of play was very slow due to a very drunk foursome in front of the group in front of us. Eventually the group in front of us was able to play thru but now the slow group is in front of us. We called once but no marshal was sent out. Little over 5hrs to play 18 holes. Ridiculous

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

OK but needs work

It has looked better in years past. Greens in good shape but rough around the greens burned. Bunkers need a complete overhaul- matted sand an some weeds growing on bunkers..

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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