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4.5
307 Reviews (307)
5 Stars
163
4 Stars
106
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
95.2%
Recommend this course
287 out of 307 reviews
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4.2
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
88.5%
Recommend this course
23 out of 26 reviews
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4.5
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.2%
Recommend this course
76 out of 79 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 73
Length 6536 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Butternut Creek Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1950
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Bent
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Watts

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required. NO tank tops or cut offs. Shirts must be worn at all times. Collared shirts are not mandatory but are preferred.

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Reviews

4.5
307 Reviews (307)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 12
Drinks 10
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 27
Water Hazards 22
Narrow Fairways 9
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 16
Locals 15
Advanced Golfers 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
Convenient to the City 11
Near Local Attractions 8

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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Overall very good

Besides the bunkers needing a help, course was very well maintained and a bit more open for my myself and 10!year old son to play at.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Always a good golf value

Whenever we come to the mountains for a getaway I always play this course. Fun layout. Challenging but not overly so. Staff always nice. Greens are on the slower side and ironically the ball doesn’t hold as well for slow greens so be aware. But always an enjoyable round.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Screwed

We were told that 2 hoes were closed due to rain. One was soggy but there was nothing wrong with the other, They we had to play 16 not 18 holes. Thus SCREWED!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 41
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Good Course

The course was very wet and cart path only because of recent rain but was in very good condition. Greens were excellent. Bunkers need repair but a fun course to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging

Great staff. The course yardage is short but plays much longer due to the elevated fairways and greens which makes it very challenging. Beautiful layout surrounded by hills and mountains.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

An OK course

I didn't know what to expect when booking this. Was a cold and windy day in January.

Course is tight with very narrow landing areas. I played from the tips at just under 6500 yds. Not a great course if you like to bomb your driver, unless you hit it laser-straight.
Greens are nice and roll true.
Has some interesting holes but the location takes away from the ambience of a peaceful golf round. A lot of big power lines throughout the course and it's located in town so you're staring at local businesses, roads, a hospital, etc. during the round.

I'm considering a guys golf trip to the area in the near future but this course probably won't be on the agenda.
Was an average course but I probably won't play again. Friendly staff though!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Great Round as always

Just a great course. Stop in at the Grill for a beer.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Great course

We always love playing this course. I wish the grill was open on Mondays.

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

Excellent Value

The folks here are always so friendly. Scott is extremely accommodating.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Extremely Fun Course

The restrooms and pro shop were clean and updated. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Course is challenging enough but still very fun to play. Gorgeous views throughout the course. Greens were in great shape. I'll be returning to the area next year and this course was instantly added to my to-do list once I return.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
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 Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best staff in the golf world!

I just wanted to post this because it's rare that employees stand out so much as they do at this course. The staff at Butternut is second to none. I can't tell you how many times I've called in for a last minute tee time and they made it work for me. These guys in the shop are always so nice and just super genuine when they talk to you. They just want to make sure you have an awesome experience on their course and you can tell they care from the second you start talking to them. The course is looking great as well and depending on the time of day you play you can get through a round pretty quickly. If you are in Blue Ridge/Blairsville area I'd highly recommend you play here. You wont regret it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

nice piece of property

Really nice piece of property. Holes go down and up steep hills, and in a valley too. I don't recall an entirely flat hole. No houses around. Several ponds and streams add to the challenge. Course was in pretty good shape, esp for a muni. Greens were a tad slow, and several back tees were not in use. I enjoyed the course, and would recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Appalling pace of play

Had played this course previously and I gave it a great review. This latest visit has made us say 'never again'. As we arrived at the tee, we saw a 5 ball of ladies in front of us. They were looking for balls in the water and were oblivious to us and others arriving on the tee. I don't believe they could have played slower. 2 hours 40 minutes for the first 9. My wife rang the Pro Shop on the 2nd hole and asked whether they condoned 5 ball groups. The guy (Dan?) just grunted and put the phone down. (Thought - was his wife in the group?). The second nine took us an hour and 20 minutes. The guys behind us - we saw a lot of them as they were always waiting like us - said they were members and it was normal. As we left the parking lot we saw a sign at the entrance noting that the first rule of the club is that '5 balls are not allowed at any time'. It probably should say 'except for members or ladies'. What a joke. And with a totally unhelpful pro shop, this place should be avoided at all costs. So 'never again'.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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