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3.6
129 Reviews (129)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.3
81.3%
Recommend this course
106 out of 129 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.8
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.1
85.1%
Recommend this course
40 out of 47 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
69 Reviews (69)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.1
84.1%
Recommend this course
58 out of 69 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6628 yards
Slope 117
Rating 70.6
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Course Details

Year Built 1954
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Steve Timm (2008) William P. Bell (1954)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $10 - $15
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.6
129 Reviews (129)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 13
Walkers 13
Seniors 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 14

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Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 44
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Reviews 44
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 44
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Fun course

Layout was good some rough patches in the fairways tees and greens were perfect.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Well maintained. Greens and fairway in good condition. Simple but fine layout and a great value.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 82
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 Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course conditions

The tee boxes were in excellent condition. Greens were pretty good. A few holes were punched, but very outtable. A few bare spots on the fairways, but over all very good.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 92
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Top 100 Contributor
Previously Played

Sad bunkers

Bunkers….. bunkers man. It’s on both the course AND the players to take care of the bunkers. Rake them!!! It’s on the course to tell people to please, just rake the bunkers and take care of the course. New golfers need to be educated on etiquette, and the course has to do it, because not all new golfers have friends. Because the USGA and PGA and SCGA nor any of the courses are telling people nor reminding long term players to take care of the course. It’s a sad sight. Today, it was clear that the greens keepers didn’t even rake them before the day started.
The tee boxes are great. Really amazing. Lots of watering done around the tee boxes, that probably could be used to water the other areas that are dying in the fairways. It’s a bit much that the areas AROUND the tee boxes have this much grass and is this lush when there are horrible dead areas in the fairways all over the course.
Some of the greens had been punched with small holes. Nothing too bad, but all of the greens were slow, slower than the practice green. Again, if only people are educated about fixing ballmarks. Really depressing.

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

Always great except for the 5some

I always love playing this course. This time They sent us out in a fivesome which was not too bad. Pace of play was exactly 4 hours so no issue there. I played early Tuesdayy though. Hopefully they wont make fivesome an Everytime thing

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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