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4.6
472 Reviews (472)
5 Stars
265
4 Stars
151
3 Stars
36
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
96.7%
Recommend this course
438 out of 472 reviews
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4.6
64 Reviews (64)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.9%
Recommend this course
62 out of 64 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
127 Reviews (127)
5 Stars
90
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
98.4%
Recommend this course
125 out of 127 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7358 yards
Slope 142
Rating 74.4
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Lonnie Poole Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 2009
Architect Arnold Palmer (2009)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim, cut off shorts, bathing suits or tank tops may be worn while using the golf facilities. A collared shirt must be worn at all times.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
472 Reviews (472)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 26
Patio Dining 21
Dinner 15
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 40
Bunkers 39
Plays Long 31
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 34
A Weekend Splurge 23
Entertaining Clients 21
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 47
On a College Campus 39
Near the Airport 17

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 70
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 02/23/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, timmy40! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/15/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University!

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Reviews 70
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/09/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Timmy! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University!

Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Almost Perfect

First time playing Lonnie Poole. The course has a beautiful clubhouse and really nice practice area. They only have mats on the range which is a bit disappointing.

Course layout is fantastic. Every hole is something different and the views of the Raleigh skyline is amazing. Only complaint about the course is the greens are very slow right now. Once spring comes along and they get a bit faster, it’ll be perfect.

Our group played from the red tees which is around 6500 yards. Nice combination of yardages on the holes. Better bring your A game because this course is tough, especially in the winter time!

Overall, fantastic course in the area that will be even better once spring comes along. Highly recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/09/2021

Thank you so much for the 4 star review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon for a 5 star visit! Thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Palmer delivers

Not a Wolfpack fan but they got something I love! Lonnie Poole is a great track maybe the best I've played and I live in Pinehurst. For the reviews giving this course less than 5 stars are not golfers and are clueless. Championship golf course! Well done!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/09/2021

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 153
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Commented on 01/28/2021

Hello, 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 Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

Played On
Reviews 70
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
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Commented on 01/27/2021

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 30
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Slow greens

slow greens compared to other courses in the area but I guess that is to be expected in the winter and being bent grass. Like most courses right now very soggy conditions. But still one of the best tracks around.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/27/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 70
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 Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/27/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

Played On
Reviews 153
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 50 Contributor
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
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Commented on 01/28/2021

Hello, 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 Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/08/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/27/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

Played On
Reviews 70
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/27/2021

Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

A great, fun challenge

Great golf course. A little bit of target golf, a little links style, and for being in downtown Raleigh, amazing. Might be my favorite course in the Triangle.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/27/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/27/2021

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 70
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/07/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Turfgrass science at its finest.

Beautiful course in great shape for late December. Looking forward to playing again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 01/07/2021

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round and had a 5 star experience! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Tough track in good condition

This is a fun and challenging course. Played in December when course was a bit wet and weather was in the 50's which I think made it play quite a bit more difficult. Its long but offers a number of tees for golfers of all levels. Par 5s are really only reachable for really long hitters. Greens are very fast and have tons of shape. Was in a foursome and multiple times today saw balls roll off false fronts/roll 30 yards from a pin high shot after rolling down a tier etc.

This is a course you will really benefit from playing a few times/with someone that knows it.

Anyway- fun track, carts are very nice and give yardage to front/middle/back of green. Will def. go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 12/21/2020

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round!

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