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3.3
127 Reviews (127)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
19
1 Stars
47
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.3
Amenities
2.7
72.9%
Recommend this course
63 out of 127 reviews
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Average Rating
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2.9
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
3
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.0
Layout
3.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
3.7
60.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 10 reviews
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3.3
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.5
Layout
3.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
3.8
65.2%
Recommend this course
15 out of 23 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 5533 yards
Slope 122
Rating 67.5
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Holly Ridge Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Shirts and appropriate attire required. Bathing suits, tank tops/muscle shirts are not proper attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.3
127 Reviews (127)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 18
Narrow Fairways 8
This course/club is great for:
Beginners 19
Locals 15
Walkers 15
This Course's Location is:
Near Local Attractions 11
Convenient to the City 8

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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First Time Playing

Pay the extra money at the links or seascapes

If you enjoy playing a course where the greens have giant divots and craters of sand in them, this is your calling. Wouldn’t recommend this course to anyone, especially not for $60. The best part of my round was leaving the parking lot.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Aeration and sandy greens.

Course is listed on Golfnow and had no previous warning of aeration before arriving to the course on day of play. Come to find out the back nine was closed due to aeration and front nine greens were all sand filled and had multiple tire tracks per green. Course was in awful condition and not worth $54 at all. Would not recommend to anyone who plays golf.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Aeration going on.

Front 9 greens were recently aerated and the back 9 are being done now. Coarse is short and player friendly. We had a good time and the club house is nice.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Front 9 closes

When we showed up we were told that we could only play the back 9 do to the front being closed. Was offered to play just nine but we ended up playing the back 9 twice since my administration fees included 18.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 56
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Confidence booster

Title explains it all…easiest track I’ve ever played. Next stop putt putt and that may actually be more difficult. Still had tons of fun

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Absolutely worth everything paid for

Holly Ridge was one of my best golfing experiences I have ever had. I put together a golf tournament at Holly Ridge and the staff was absolutely amazing. The staff took care of any needs that our group needed and let us relax and have fun. The course itself was in outstanding shape, the greens were rolling pure and the fairways were cut perfectly. Great amenities as well for a good time after the round. If you ever need help setting up an outing, make sure to ask for Nick, he's the man!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Waste of money

Our first time and last
Course condition was a cow pasture
And we paid $49
Would not reccomend

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Avoid

Cheap is it’s main appeal. Might be a good place to take a new golfer as the holes are short and many of them are pretty wide open. The greens are horrible. Slowest I’ve ever played and extremely bumpy.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great local course

Great place to play a relaxing 18 away from the hectic beach courses people are always great

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

Great value !

Course employees could not have been friendlier or more accommodating! As a novice course could have not been better. Great value !!

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

Enjoyed the fairways

Nice little course
Look forward to playing it again

Why was I charged $7.97 on my credit card and had to pay the green fee at the golf course?

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Awful expericentce

I didn’t play. They would not honor your rate, so I told them no. I have not been able to get any reply from anyone at Golfnow. I need to be sure I was not billed even 1 penny for this. I don’t know whether to call it false advertising for bait and switch but I need to know I’m not charged for this. I believe I’m owed an apology for this.

Donnie Owens

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
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
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Call ahead

Went in with 9:00 o clock set up on Golfnow and they basically said they don’t use it and you have to “wait till a spot is open” after your tee time if you want to play. Would definitely call ahead but not a bad short course for the money .

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Affordable Golf in the Outer Banks

I spent a week in the Outer Banks and wanted to play a few rounds of golf. We stayed in a cottage near the Wright Brothers Memorial, so I googled several local courses. Most were $60 to $90 per round, but Holly Ridge GC in Harbinger was only $49 with a cart, $37 to walk. The reviews were not appealing, but I gave it a shot.

I walked and thoroughly enjoyed the course layout, good greens, and the friendliness of the pro shop staff. The fairways were rough in spots, but very playable. I get very appreciated and with the walking deal, I opted to play 2 more times that week. With a relatively flat layout, the course was very walkable.

The course isn’t very long , 5500 yards from the tips, but several holes were challenging with water hazards on a number of holes.

I will certainly go back when I’m in that area again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Friendly and Quaint

Really good bang for the buck course! All the others I played throughout the week were packed, so this was a very welcome change of pace. We were able to hang out and golf, without feeling rushed, and for the price it was perfect! The staff was very friendly. Thanks to everyone at Holly Ridge!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good course for first time playing

This was a good course; everything dormant; not great fairway grass. Putting was okay. Lots of water! Didn't like the power-lines running through several holes.

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