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4.6
366 Reviews (366)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
10
2 Stars
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1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
93.6%
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343 out of 366 reviews
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4.8
69 Reviews (69)
5 Stars
59
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
94.2%
Recommend this course
65 out of 69 reviews
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4.7
121 Reviews (121)
5 Stars
94
4 Stars
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3 Stars
4
2 Stars
4
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
94.2%
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114 out of 121 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6580 yards
Slope 141
Rating 72.7
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Lanier Islands Legacy Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 2009
Greens MiniVerde Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Billy Fuller (2009)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
366 Reviews (366)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Watching the Game 13
Drinks 12
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 24
Forced Carries 21
Elevation Changes 18
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 22
Entertaining Clients 20
Advanced Golfers 19
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
At a Resort 14
In the 'Burbs 13

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Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
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5.0
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First Time Playing

Beautiful gem

Picturesque describes this beauty with a fantastic layout along the shoreline of Lake Lanier. Greens were in nearly perfect condition. Fairways very good following days of heavy rains. Mike the starter was excellent and professional. Love the idea of free lunch with your greens fees. We will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 6
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Plays Once a week
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 4
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Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 254
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
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5.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Awesome course with beautiful views

Right from check in the staff was great. There is always someone to come to your car once you have parked to pick up your bag and take you to the pro shop and the putting, chipping greens and driving range. The worst part is that the starter will not give you a key to your cart until it is your time to head to the first tee. I felt like a little child who could not be trusted with anything until my parent told me “ok”. That is how the started acted in regards to giving you a key to your cart to start your round. However, I love the fact that with your greens fee, food (hot dogs, sandwiches and snacks) and drinks (soda, bottled water, several types of juices) and range balls all are included at no additional cost. The practice area is great. I wish you did not have to hit of matts, but that is what it is.

The golf course is awesome with the great majority of the holes routed right along the shores of beautiful Lake Lanier. The water in the lake is amazingly clear. You have tons of beautiful views throughout the entire course and the was lots of wild life (deer, birds, and other animals). The course is challenging with many forced carries over water (2, 3, 6, 12, 13, 14, 15). The fairways are in excellent condition. The greens are average to slow as far as speed. The only negative I have is that several tee boxes are beaten up and lacking grass (2 and 5 especially). Overall, I love Lanier Islands Legacy Golf Course. It is one of my favorites in all of Georgia. I highly recommend you take the opportunity to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great day

The only downside was that the greens were being aerated. Other than that everything about the course was great.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Pleasure

Our band of wanna be golfers had a great time today. This is an expensive course, the luxury amenities are a fabulous package and i'd recommend this to others. Staff are very pleasant! The course is beautiful. The T Boxes have grass and the course lays out nicely and challenging. Our crew will play this one again. Tomorrow wouldn't be soon enough! Certainly a favorite.

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

Beautiful course

Gorgeous course on Lake Lanier. Store pricey, but everyone was nice and very accommodating.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great, Challenging Course

This course is tough, but great views and amazing amenities

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Not worth the hassle even if you stay in property, go to Sugarloaf for a better experience

Staff should spend less time worrying about pace of play and mow the greens because they’re slower than a muni. This is a resort course but the staff acts as if you’re irritating them by just being there. The type of guys who ignore you when you walk into a golf store but can’t break 80. One of our guys had his bag fall off when driving to the first tee because it was strapped on wrong. The starter got mad at us because group 1 had the signs on carts for the 2nd group. We didn’t put the clubs on those carts, those were his guys.

This environment may work for you but if you’re an avid player and this is a golf trip, do yourself a favor and go down the road to Sugarloaf. Not worth the hassle and the pro won’t do anything about it.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/26/2021

Thank you for the feedback. I think that you were part of the group with the 730AM and 740AM tee time and we unfortunately made you feel uncomfortable with our pace of play policy but I cannot be sure. Please feel free to call me at 678-318-7863 or email gclarkson@lanierislands.com to discuss these issues further.
Regards,
Gary Clarkson PGA
Head Golf Professional

Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great time on a great course

Hope to play here again. Great course. Setup as resort style golf. Reminds me a little of Legends in Myrtle Beach. Staff is ready to help you enjoy the facilities and to get you out on the course. Excellent staff! We showed up a bit early, and the staff did everything they could to accommodate us. Special THANKS from our foursome to the staff!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/27/2021

Thank you very much for the feedback. We will certainly pass this on to our staff!
Regards
Legacy Golf Pro Staff

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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Find a better venue with better staff

Tee boxes and fairways are in good shape. Greens are slow. Course conditions are pretty good overall. However, the starter/Ranger is the thorn in this coruñeses side. His name is Tony. We had to deal with his antics 3 times because we were 2 minutes behind pace. We will no longer have golf trips here. He should be fired.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/26/2021

Thank you for the response with additional information. Please email me at gclarkson@lanierislands.com or call me at the golf shop on 678-318-7861 at your convenience so I can look into this further. I apologize that our rules and procedures made your group not feel welcome at the golf course, that certainly is not how we would like our guests to perceive our operation.
Regards,
Gary Clarkson
PGA Head Golf Professional

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Commented on 07/25/2021

Gary- He visited us in hole 4 and we were 12min behind and told us the clubhouse sent him out. He told us “we need to pick it up because there is a golf trip behind us.” As if we weren’t. At the turn, we were only 14min behind, so 2 min more after our warning. Here is where the issue starts with Tony, not the delay. His condescending tone to me asking “How can I help you play faster” is when I decided to never come back. What answer does your staff expect to a question like that? I’ve never been spoken to by a Ranger on the course like that ever. Zero respect for paying customers.

For the record, we played in 4hrs and 30min. Next closest group was 3 holes behind. We caused no issues but Tony had an axe to grind for whatever reason.

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Commented on 07/25/2021

Thank you for the feedback. As you have not listed your starting tee time I am unsure of your specific pace of play for the day however it is extremely unlikely that the golf shop would have directed Tony to address a group who was only 4 minutes behind our target pace. More likely, if our course marshal has to be sent out three times, your estimated pace of play for 18 holes would have been over 4 hours 45 minutes verging on a 5 hour round. Our target pace of play is 4 hours and 15 minutes and as a resort course this is not always attainable however we have to intervene, for the benefit of all guests on the golf course if a group looks to be on track for a 5 hour round of golf. I apologize if you felt Tony was not as friendly as you would have expected but he was merely acting on the direction of myself, the Head Golf Professional.
Please feel free to call me at the golf shop if you would like to discuss the matter further.
Regards,
Gary Clarkson
PGA Head Golf Professional

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amazing “public” course

This course is amazing! The staff, the views, and the lay out are phenomenal.

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