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4.7
148 Reviews (148)
5 Stars
116
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.5
91.3%
Recommend this course
141 out of 148 reviews
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4.5
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
82.4%
Recommend this course
14 out of 17 reviews
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4.6
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.9
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
87.5%
Recommend this course
35 out of 40 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7189 yards
Slope 138
Rating 75.3

Previously known as The General At Barnsley Gardens Resort.

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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Champion Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jim Fazio (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire including golf slacks, skirts or shorts (no jeans) & collared shirts (no t-shirts).

Accolades

Reviews

4.7
148 Reviews (148)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Dinner 9
Drinks 9
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 14
Undulating Greens 12
Bunkers 11
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
A Weekend Splurge 14
Advanced Golfers 13
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 17
At a Resort 12

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played

Love the place

Great golf course. Tough layout fast greens. Great restaurant friendly staff. Top notch resort.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Accurate rating!!

I played this course because it has been on GolfAdvisors Best Courses in Georgia list for the past several years. It did not disappoint! It is a very long course. I played in March and the bermuda was still dormant but the greens were in great shape, hard and fast but fair. The par 3's are all difficult, long, downhill, slopes off the greens or water. I would recommend playing in May or early June before it gets too hot when the grass has turned green and staying at the resort to enjoy the amenities they offer.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
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Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 219
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 25 Contributor
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Unique NW Georgia Resort

I was unaware of the unique resort that is part of the golf course. The resort has many homes in a small town setting, a spa, poo, etc.

I found the golf course on my first play to be a ton of fun. However, I found several of the holes that reside in the flatter portions of the property to be a little bland and blend together from a memorability standpoint.

I did enjoy the grouping of par 3's: the long third hole rise slightly uphill to an undulating green, the 8th is a long drop shot par 3 with a green that falls off precipitously to the back and left, the 14th is another huge drop shot par 3 with a flowing creek in front and the 17th finishes with a reverse redan green with fortifications / deep bunkering in front.

Holes I enjoyed were the 18th with the creek / pond down the left side finishing to a raised green, par 5 4th, 8th, 14th, and 17th.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

It’s worth the playing experience.

Challenging and picturesque. Wonderful design/layout. Premium is on iron approach and putting. If conditions are wet, wait....“take a rain break”, the course drainage is as good as possible, it just retains water throughout!!!

Enjoyable !

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Not worth what is charged. Greens are very well maintained-rest of the course is simply so so.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 112
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Again a very memorable outing!

Best greens in North Georgia!! Overall course in fantastic shape! The grounds crew does a excellent job! Well worth the price and the drive!

Keep up the good work!

Will be back!!

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

I’ll be a hit with my friends...

After I introduce this jewel to my friends they will love me even more! The course was perfect!

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