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91 Reviews (91)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
93.1%
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84 out of 91 reviews
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4.3
26 Reviews (26)
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Conditions
3.8
Value
3.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.5%
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23 out of 26 reviews
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4.4
55 Reviews (55)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
3.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
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Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 72
Length 6550 yards
Slope 144
Rating 72.2
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Kilmarlic Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2002
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Steele (2002)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Major credit cards accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Shorts are allowed (No cut-offs). Shirts with collars are mandatory. No jeans, no denim. No tank-tops or sleeveless tee shirts

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.5
91 Reviews (91)
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Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Pretty good day - vacation golf

Great course, great challenge and glad they are getting relief from the rain. Great guy in the shop said 11 inches of rain in 3 days. We had some wet areas on cart path and 90 degree rule today but nothing that will ruin your day. Some under repair areas that we played free drop from, no biggy. Love that you hit driver on mostly every hole even the 2 or 3 extreme dogleg holes. Great par 3 and back 9 is fun with 3 par 3 and 3 par 5. Par 5 aren’t super long even on a wet day.
I can see why most prefer this place over any other in OBX. Awesome bridges on the back thru the woods. The Loblolly pine forest to be exact.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

This is a great course. I played from the tips and it was challenging, but doable. Visually intimidating in places, but generous in the fairways. It was in good shape considering the recent rain.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Best course in the OBX area

Love the layout! The staff was friendly and helpful. Strongly recommend playing this course. I will be back for sure!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent!

Brian and everyone else were super friendly and the course was excellent. Will be back again!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The course was in poor condition. Thin, dried out fairways and tee boxes. Greens were OK. It was one of my OBX favs but not this year and over priced for the condition.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course offers challenges for all handicappers.

Course is always in good shape. Choose your tees wisely. Not much difference in yardage but the course offers challenges from the longer tees.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Steve

Playing was very slow but played with two great guys , played the tips was great to see one of them get an eagle and 2 birdies.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great day on the links

Never been to the Outer Banks here in North Carolina. Kilmarlic is a beautiful course. Well maintained with fabulous greens. Played with another single named Frank from Michigan. Being from LA I’m not used to quick rounds of golf. Today we played in a little over three hours. All the par threes were gorgeous with most of them over water. It was windy after a rain storm blew through but that didn’t stop us from having a great time. Wonderful driving range and putting green. Well worth the $90 greens fee. Will definitely come back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course with interesting routing and greens

Played here, Nags Head, and Currituck and this was my favorite of the 3. Best part about the course was the routing, hole design and green complexes. Fairways were pretty wide, but not much rough outside the fairway before you get into the trees. The course is in great shape in the places that matter (greens/bunkers/fairways in general). There are some weeds that keep it from 5 stars, but it was in really good shape. Would split 10 rounds between the 3 listed, 5 here 3 Nags Head 2 Currituck

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

Stay Away until better management

Played here a few times a year since it was first opened. Great course and layout. But....

It is horribly managed. Paid $89 for an April round more than 5 and a half hours long. The turf conditions were poor. Complained about slow pace after 4 holes. They stated they allow groups of 5. Three of our group of seven quit after 12 holes because the condition and pace. None of us will ever play it again. Several holes ahead of us was a group of 6 each hitting 3 balls off the tee and management did not care. Told us we were crazy to expect a round less than 5 hours at the beach. See photo of 6.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not worth the money.

The layout is beautiful and the course has a lot of potential. Unfortunately, it is very poorly maintained! The majority of the grass was dead and sparse, the fairways were riddled with weeds, and the tee boxes were the same. A few of the tee boxes were mostly dirt with very little grass at all. Overall the condition of the course was far worse than most of the small 9-hole municipal golf courses I have played. In its current condition, it is absolutely not worth the money!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Finally Dry

Played this course for the second time today. Course was in great shape, fairways were good and greens were excellent. Staff was very friendly and helpful. I will definitely return here again for another round in the near future.

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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First Time

First time ever in OBX. Course was not in good shape, but given the recent amount of rain and it being February I can’t complain. The staff was super friendly and helpful when I arrived. The layout was superb. Challenging for experienced golfers and fun for newer golfers. My only complaint was I had a noon tee time and there was nothing on their website or even their taverns Facebook page that the tavern was closed. I had not eaten and was so hungry that I had to leave on the 14th hole so I could eat. Just make sure to post something next time! Otherwise it is a great course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Top rated course in Outer Banks??

Frankly, I'm unable to understand why this golf club is the highest rated golf course in Outer Banks. I didn't expect much about fairway grass because it's winter season. But, it doesn't seem to be as well maintained as other golf courses, especially considering the fact that there's a lot of debris in the bunkers. However, since the overall course layout is good, it is a course that is more anticipated when you come to other seasons other than winter.

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