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3.8
164 Reviews (164)
5 Stars
54
4 Stars
65
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
15
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.7
75.7%
Recommend this course
127 out of 164 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.2
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
3.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
83.9%
Recommend this course
52 out of 62 reviews
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4.1
84 Reviews (84)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
81.0%
Recommend this course
68 out of 84 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7024 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.1
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Carolina Lakes Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2006
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Timothy Freeland (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Denim, sweat pants, warm-up pants, t-shirts, tank tops, cut-offs, bathing suits, and tube tops are not permitted

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.8
164 Reviews (164)
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Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
5.0
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Previously Played

Beautiful Course … terrible double starting times

Booked 740 tee time … played the first nine in1:40 ..made the turn 4 groups in front of us because of the double tee starts …..3 hours to play the back 9 …waiting every hole …it completely ruins the round

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Place to Play

For me, the selection of tees makes this course playable for nearly any level player. For us older folk, the gold and silver tees offer a great start for each hole. I didn’t feel like I couldn’t get a green in regulation due to distance.

The one thing I thought was off today were the greens. Usually these greens are great but today the were mostly slower that normal and a little bit inconsistent. They were still playable but hard to judge.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 107
Handicap 20-24
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
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not worth it right now

I normally have nothing but positive things to say about this course. But I played 3 days in a row over the Labor Day weekend and just was not impressed at the $85 rate. That is a premium price and you expect a premium course.

Several greens have significant bentgrass damage spots and weed issues. They were running much slower than normal which was frustrating. Fairway bunkers are fluffy vs firm sand and half of them clearly had nto been maintained by grounds crew or raked. In addition, one day my girlfriend came out when I played as a single and I was charged a $20 or $25 rider fee. The next day I also played as a single and they gave me my own cart no issues (I don't mind pairing up or anything just how it went down). For someone who plays this course probably 30 times a year this kind of miffed me a bit.

For this weekend pace of play was much better than expected and the staff was friendly as always.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Expect a long round

Fun course in good condition, but prepare for slow play. The greens are not perfect - I'm sure due to the brutal heatwave, so deal with it. The biggest complaint...on the front 9, we saw the beverage cart at least 5 times - awesome! On the back (different course employee), not once! Here is the kicker - the "Bev Attendant" was sitting in a fully stocked cart, hanging out near the putting green in the shade because "it was so hot"...exactly, thanks for the help!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Overrated

Not even remotely worth the price. When you’re paying $60 during the week and $79 on the weekend you expect a lot more. The tee boxes are in bad shape. Greens are slow. And the overall condition of the course is neglected. The members should be ashamed at themselves.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course but WAY OVERPRICED

Course is good, very difficult track,But it’s over priced!!

Overall most people don’t have $60 for a weekday round of golf. As with most all the area public courses, the value for the price is out of whack!!
Won’t be back unless they get real with their prices.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

First time playing and I would definitely come back. Greens were in great condition and course was just the right amount of difficult. Very fun and scenic course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
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
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful course!

It was my first time playing this course and I was very impressed with the amenities. I enjoy playing on fast greens and this course did not disappoint, although a few of the greens had some rough spots. There are multiple bunkers throughout the course which makes it a challenge when teeing off. The bunkers were well maintained and had high quality sand. I will definitely be returning to play this course in the future.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 107
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Fun layout

Fun layout. Tons of bunkers on this course. If you play it for the first time, get a yardage book as there are a few holes with some blind hazards from the tee. The bent grass greens were very soft and that's to expected this time of the year. I would definitely play this course again (ideally in the fall or winter when the greens firm up) and would recommend the course to anyone in the Charlotte area as it's only about a 30 min drive outside of Charlotte.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not worth the price

Too many houses. This course is in great shape but it’s overpriced and there are way too many houses. It just feels like the course doesn’t belong. You pass over the roads like 10 times. There are just better courses in the area to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 107
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Course but value?

Great course, I always have fun but it is not an $82.00 course. We played there because they have open tee times. They have open tee times because it is expensive compared to there comparable set.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 107
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great as always

Such a fun and challenging layout. Will continue to play here when I can.

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