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4.6
615 Reviews (615)
5 Stars
367
4 Stars
177
3 Stars
50
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.4
97.3%
Recommend this course
578 out of 615 reviews
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4.6
135 Reviews (135)
5 Stars
97
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.8%
Recommend this course
132 out of 135 reviews
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4.6
194 Reviews (194)
5 Stars
136
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
98.5%
Recommend this course
191 out of 194 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
615 Reviews (615)

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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Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 196
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Greens are Spongy/Beat up

Poole is a blast to play....I usually avoid it mid-June thru mid-Sept. The bent grass greens just can't handle the Raleigh heat.....they get overwatered and very few people fix their ball marks. The rest of the course is in great condition. Wish they would go to Bermuda greens!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 09/23/2021

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.

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Reviews 1
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/20/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your round with us! We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/17/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

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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
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Commented on 09/13/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience! Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/13/2021

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 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/13/2021

Your feedback is important to us. 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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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 09/13/2021

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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/13/2021

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!

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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Greens leave a bit to be desired

After getting many suggestions and reading many reviews about LPGC, I decided to make the trek for it. The course has an incredible layout that gives you amazing views of the city from a few spots on the course. The course overall was in great shape. However, the greens were not. Another case of golfers not fixing their marks and ruining it for everyone else. I imagine the maintenance staff is also frustrated by this, because otherwise, I can tell they do a good job keeping the course in good shape. I am sure once fall comes, and the ground gets a little harder, they will roll better. But My group had a tough time with the craters on most of the greens. Other than that, the carts were awesome (with GPS too) and there are water fountains on the course. I’ll definitely be back

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/13/2021

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 such as ball mark repairs on the green. This is definitely an emphasis here at LPGC and we have maintenance days where volunteers go out and fix divots, but it takes every individual golfer leaving the course better than they found it as you know. We all have to do our part to continue educating other golfers on proper course etiquette. Thank you for playing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Did not meet my expectations.

This was my first time playing Lonnie Poole, so I had pretty high expectations. I expected it to be challenging, and it was. I expected that there would be a drink cart making the rounds, especially on a day when the real feel was 99 degrees. There was no drink cart. I expected that we could get a bite to eat and a cold beverage at the turn, which was right around dinner time. The cafe was closed. So on a very hot day (pretty easy to predict, right?), there was no drink cart, no cafe at the turn and water on the course was few and far between.
So I mentioned the course was challenging and that's ok because I don't mind challenging. However, the course designer was trying to be too cute by half with all the backtracking that was needed to get to the next tee or the greens. There is no way one could walk this course with the amount of back and forth between holes that was required. The course itself was in good shape. The pace of play was really slow. All in all, I would have to say I do not recommend this course for the money, Spend your money to golf twice at a course that more highly values its customers.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/31/2021

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about water on the course is important to us. We work to best provide our guests with refreshments and this day sounds like an anomaly. We do not allow outside alcoholic beverages, but you are welcome to bring your own bottled water, Gatorade, or another refreshment as long as it is alcohol-free. We are glad to see you rated everything else to be great during your game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/30/2021

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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Punched greens but good shape.

As always, beautiful course. Greens punched, no sand thrown on them strangely. Was wet. Great course. Good condition

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/23/2021

Thank you for your review, u181876889. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/23/2021

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
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/23/2021

We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University!

Played On
Reviews 46
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/13/2021

We are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University.

Played On
Reviews 1
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 08/13/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. We look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

AWESOME

the only thing we didn’t see was a beverage cart, but could have had something to do the the weather. overall a fantastic course!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/13/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/11/2021

Thank you for visiting us at Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State University. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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