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4.6
173 Reviews (173)
5 Stars
135
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.5
93.7%
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166 out of 173 reviews
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4.6
25 Reviews (25)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
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4.6
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
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3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.9%
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39 out of 42 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

4.6
173 Reviews (173)

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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5.0
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Previously Played

Fabulous course

Always one of my favourites. The greens were perfect and very fast. Layout is very fair with few blind shots, but exceptional conditions. Can be as challenging as you want from 3 different tee boxes plus 3 other tee combinations. Practice area is exceptional. Highly recommended this course as never caught another group till 13 .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Previously Played

Barnsley Garden

Beautiful golf course great layout. Over priced for the average golfer

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Best course

This course is in a class by itself. Greens were perfect. Congrats to the greens keeper & the whole staff for making this round one of the best experiences I’ve had playing golf this year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

The GREENS, The GREENS, The GREENS!!!!

Nothing bad to say. Beautiful property, Great staff, Excellent practice/ warm up facilities. The price you pay to play Barnsley resort is on the higher end of public play , But if you like getting the bang for you buck this is how you do it. The condition was at professional/ Private club quality when I played. Lots of rain prior to my round and course still relatively dry. The greens are as advertised. GOOD LUCK!!!! Practically perfect!!! And they are LIGHTNING!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 17
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect Golf Day

We played in the late afternoon and it was a perfect day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

One of the best public courses in GA! Greens are pure

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Best Conditioned Public Course in GA

Great healthy turf. Fast and FIRM greens posed quite the challenge. This course is challenging off the tee as well. Not long, but strategic. Architecturally speaking the layout is not great, as there is a disproportionate amount of blind shots. Other than 1, 2, and the par 3’s, I dont think you can see the greens on your approaches hardly ever. Hard to tell whether pin is up or back usually.

Still, the course is so nice in conditioning and scenery.

The food in the grill is DELICIOUS!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Reviews 12
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 12
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Coming back!

Excellent course. Tour greens, hard, firm and fast. All aspects of service was outstanding! Coming back from California in a few months and will play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Beautiful course

Nice course expect to shoot a big number course is very hard.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Aerated greens in July?

A great course. I will be back.

It would have been nice to know the greens were punched recently and have barely started growing back.

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

Greens were just sanded. no card available with the hole layout.

other than that it was a nice experience.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pretty darn good public golf course

We would have rated it higher, but the greens were just sanded. Probably be awesome in 4-5 weeks.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Top Notch Course

This course has amazing mountain views on many holes, great elevation changes, and a fun but challenging layout. There were a few tee boxes that needed some work, and we never saw a beverage cart the entire day, but overall the experience was great. The pace of play was amazing, it felt like we had the course to ourselves the entire time. We even saw deer on the 18th hole to top it off. We will be back and seriously consider membership. It is definitely worth the drive from Atlanta!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Course

No one to greet us outside, so we really didn’t know where to go. No refreshments on the course. People in pro shop were friendly but never offered any help. When we found the first tee we had no idea where to hit our shot. A nice course like this should have a gps system on the carts even if they had to change a little more! Nice course and area.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 31
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worth the Price

First time playing at Barnsley Gardens and it sure didn’t disappoint. Staff was very friendly, pace of play was great, not too much waiting and no backups. Greens were very fast compared to what I’m used to, but it was a welcome challenge. Loved the course layout, easy to follow and not a lot of lost balls.

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