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4.5
231 Reviews (231)
5 Stars
126
4 Stars
64
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
14
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
94.9%
Recommend this course
202 out of 231 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.6%
Recommend this course
25 out of 27 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
81 Reviews (81)
5 Stars
58
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.9
97.5%
Recommend this course
79 out of 81 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6985 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.4

Formerly known as Scales Country Club and Hammer's Glen Golf & Country Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Mark McCumber (1998) Mike Beebe (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No Denim, No midriffs showing

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Best of Golf Advisor (2020 #49)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Georgia (2020 #2)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2019 #5)

Reviews

4.5
231 Reviews (231)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 14
Elevation Changes 10
Water Hazards 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 16
Seniors 9
Beginners 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 13

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tremendous greens

The course was in fantastic shape. I was impressed with how helpful the entire staff was. Greens were fast and smooth. The defense of the course is definitely the undulating greens. Loved the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Very nice course

This is a very, very nice course; nit sure about the Top-50 ranking, but a beautiful place. Several good risk-reward holes and several holes that look easy, but could give a false sense of comfort that leads to a bogey.
The range and practice ares are exceptional...just use the left part of the range, as the right side is in range of wayward tee shots from a par 5.
The staff ( everybody) I interacted with was really helpful and friendly.
Worth the drive, for sure.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Slow play ruins a great course

I played here today. Fantastic conditions and overall facility. I repeat, fantastic. Unfortunately, our round of slightly over 5 hours mid week causes me to not recommend this course. I am talking 3 groups on most holes including par 3s. When the issue was brought to the attention of management both during and after the round, they appeared not to care. I recommend that ownership put a fraction of their considerable investment into competent course Marshall’s.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Experience

All around great round of golf! First time back in 20 years when I was only 14, and I’ve been searching for it for years, because I couldn’t remember the name or location. The greens and fairways are immaculate. The bunkers, while almost clay sand, are very playable. Great value for the money. I drove 75 miles to play here, and I will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

I’ll be back

Played the course for the first time. Staff was very friendly. Course was in great shape. Greens were 10.5 on the meter and in very good shape. Several challenging holes. Great layout. Cannot wait to play here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 55
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens. and Tee boxes in excellent shape. I like what they are doing at Chimney Oaks,
Really like playing here.

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

Great course. Got confused on holes 16 and 17. Greens were rolling at a 10.5. Not too fast, not too slow

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
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 26
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Never Disappointed

If you haven’t played this Top 50 in the US, do it! The greens more than make up for the drive! Even short staffed, the GCS and their crew rock out. I’ve played here 4 times and have yet to find anything wrong with the course itself. My only complaints are that you have to drive past #10 at the turn to go to the grill, which can cause a back up, and the sand in the bunkers.

This golf course has earned their Top 50 ranking. Thank you so much for another great round!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Poor Conditions

Paid full price for course that was in the process of being plug aerated and staff failed to mention it. I would have went elsewhere and came back another time once the fairways were playable. Now I don’t see myself returning.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course in the country.

This is a fun track. The greens were fast but true. The course is in great shape. Wide open fairways but you still have to hit your targets. Tee boxes are in good shape. Management is investing in this course. Still some construction around it. This is worth the drive and we’ll be back.

Conditions Excellent
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 Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 70
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Course in great shape

Beautifully manicured course. Wide open. Course in great shape. Entire staff friendly and helpful. Still considerable construction underway and not all hole markers in place, but staff very helpful. Good course. Enjoy!

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