A view of hole #8 at Red Golf Course from The Ponds Golf Club.
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3.4
100 Reviews (100)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
41
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
3.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
2.9
69.0%
Recommend this course
79 out of 100 reviews
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3.4
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.7
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
3.3
78.6%
Recommend this course
11 out of 14 reviews
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3.3
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
3.1
73.3%
Recommend this course
11 out of 15 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3380 yards
Slope 131
Rating 36.6
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The Ponds Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Kentucky Bluegrass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Garrett Gill (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts 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
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.4
100 Reviews (100)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 6
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7

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Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed

Course conditions were not as good as in the past. Tee boxes were muddy. I don’t know if they got recent rain that we didn’t get 15 miles south, or if they just overwater. Four of the white tees only had one marker....and all they are is a painted rock. Greens were freshly fertilized with granular. Bunkers were hit and miss. Some were maintained while others were not.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Impressed by the "Super".

Kudos to the Course Superintendent and his staff for keeping The Ponds in good condition throughout this summer's record setting (2021) HEAT and DROUGHT. I've been impressed.
Also nice to see some of the more heavily used Tee Boxes being expanded in size (at last). This should be a nice improvement once they are established.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing

She was WASTED!

I am easy going and never do reviews. Especially upon a first visit as I know everybody has a bad day now and then. I’ll keep this simple. I booked an 8pm tee time (yes 8pm) with a cart included. Prepaid. Got to the course and the old blonde on a power trip tells me “no way am I letting a cart out there at this time of the evening- you can only golf if you want to walk”. Mmmmm ok, strangely rude to say it that way. Golf Now let me book that time with a cart and that’s what I paid for. It’s tradition for me to golf on this date due to a death in my family so I’m a little disappointed I can’t golf but a lot disappointed in the rude behavior. Either way- that’s ok just give me my money back please. She REFUSED. She was rude and condescending and DRUNK. There was an event going on. I get it, it looked fun. But refusing to give me a refund or a rescheduled time because you want to flex on me? Not into it. You’re rude and there was no reason for it. I would never return here. The whole vibe was off.

Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
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Commented on 08/18/2021

Not surprised. She's the "manager" believe it or not.

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Commented on 06/29/2021

I'm not surprised you had this experience with the hag.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0

"New Rules" June 2021

If you are 2-some and only one wants to ride ... the other will be required to pay for a cart regardless. 2-somes either ride together or walk together. New Rules

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Staff was atrocious

No drinks on the course and brat, hotdogs or pulled pork for lunch when I mentioned the lack of food and drinks on the course the workers response was very rude and condescending .

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/29/2021

All the staff? Or just the haggard blond on a power trip?

Played On
Reviews 70
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Disappointed

Arriving for our t times at 10:35 for an 11:00 t time because we like to be a little early so we have time to load our clubs and use the restroom before teeing off after checking in was told I couldn't get a cart key to make sure we didn't tee off before our t time and I was to come back to the clubhouse at 11 to get a key. Shortly after I was refused a key my male partner went in and got a cart key for us , guess if this course is having problems with people starting early maybe a starter would help instead of refusing women cart keys. I have never had a problem here before so hoping they can figure this out before loosing business.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 06/29/2021

Not surprised. Let me guess ... it was the blond on a power trip who refused you a key and told you to return at 11 for your 11 teetime. That by itself proved the incompetence of a so-called manager.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Somebody Should

Somebody should open up a golf course here.
What a cluster "F" for pro-shop management. Totally clueless and rude.
They advertise three days of First Come First Served ... then when you try to check in they claim they are packed / over booked and had a shotgun. What kind of idiot advertises 3 days of "First Come First Served" and then has an 11 AM shotgun. (Such BS)
The sign on the door says "Masks Required" but the blond behind the counter is "special" so doesn't wear one. A defiant violation of State Mandate and irresponsible behavior.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Terrible pace of play

Terrible golfer mgmt in terms of pace of play. Tee-times seemed irrelevant. People just teed off whenever they got to the tbox. Greens were nice, but many tboxes were so chewed up and muddy with no flat ground to setup. Disappointing. Also wasn't aware they didn't allow walking on the wknd because when I prepaid the rounds, prices were advertised a "walking price", but when we got there they told us walking wasn't allowed on wknds. Trust me, walkers aren't the reason there's slow play out there. Haha. I won't be back. Too many better options to play....

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/18/2021

The blond broad "managing" the place doesn't know her azz from a hole in the ground when it comes to golf but at least she's honest and admits they TRIPLE BOOK TeeTimes. And you wonder why it's SLOOOOOOOOOW.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Nice Local Course

The Ponds is a reasonably easy course. The course does have some challenging holes, but for the most part, is relatively open. I started the round pretty well. I would say, I had a T-Time at 3:21, in the pro-shop, he said there wasn't anyone ahead of me so I could head out. I got to the first t-box, and two guys came up in a cart and went ahead of me. I don't know if they actually had a T-time or just showed up and went out. Didn't matter to me all that much....just kind of strange. The day was beautiful tho a bit hot, not a lot of breeze. Everything was in pretty good shape! I wish people would fix their ball marks, nice true greens, but so many marks.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Course is in great shape!

I walked 9 early in the morning and the humidity, along with no breeze made for a tougher round as the bugs were aplenty. Course itself was in great shape overall. Being the first time I've walked the 'Red' course, some of the distances between greens to the next tee box was farther than I would have liked on a day like that. The people working the course were pleasant to deal with and the couple of employees I came across that were mowing the fairways and greens were very courteous as I played my way around them.

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