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4.5
383 Reviews (383)
5 Stars
216
4 Stars
126
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
96.1%
Recommend this course
361 out of 383 reviews
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4.7
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
45
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
96.8%
Recommend this course
60 out of 62 reviews
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4.6
87 Reviews (87)
5 Stars
58
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
96.6%
Recommend this course
84 out of 87 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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4.5
383 Reviews (383)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 13
Drinks 11
Patio Dining 10
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 27
Water Hazards 22
Narrow Fairways 10
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 17
Locals 16
Advanced Golfers 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
Convenient to the City 12
Near Local Attractions 8

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice intermediate mountain course

Great value. Nice variety on the holes with a picture postcard scenic view from just about everywhere. Greens had a few rough spots but that is to be expected in the transition from Bermuda season to Rye season. Course was in excellent shape overall. If it was not 90 minutes from home, I would play it regularly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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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 Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Butternut

Live this course. It is beautiful, hilly with just enough water to make you place your shots well. Fairways are well groomed and greens are consistent, not too fast. Staff is very friendly and courteous. Only complaint is that there is usually no food as the grill is frequently closed.

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

Had a blast!

Great course! Well maintained and very friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
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
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Enjoyable Course

This is a lovely golf course. The fairways are in remarkable condition. I started playing this course about 16 years ago. For several years I described the course as a cow pasture, but today I highly recommend it. The fairways and greens are in excellent condition. A lot of course beautification has taken place over the years, and today I highly recommend it. It's a really good golf experience and a good value at the price point.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun, challenging golf course with tons of character!

Played this while on vacation in Georgia with my wife, brother-in-law and sister-in-law. Unbelievable price for the challenge and layout of this course. My BIN and I are both single digit handicappers and we’re quite challenged with the elevation changes, firm and small greens and carries over water, ditches, etc. with some manicuring this would be an OUTSTANDING golf course. Staff was friendly and professional…highly recommend!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hidden Gem

My wife and I signed up 18 today, and liked it so much we ended up playing 27 holes. Great alpine golf course, in excellent shape, and every single service person was kind and helpful. Can’t say enough.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Bargain! Beautiful scenery

For the cost of this place, its fantastic. Only 2-3 rough greens, and empty or unkept bunkers keep it from being 5 star rating - the green on 17 in particular was very rough. The pace was very slow, but we played midday on a gorgeous fall Saturday in the mountains, so it would be expected anywhere we went. The layout is very interesting and the views of the blue ridge mountains are spectacular. Some of the par 4's play very short so don't be afraid of the blue/gold tees. If I lived closer, I would gladly call this my home course. Definitely a hidden gem and we'll make it back up there whenever we have extra time.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
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 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 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 31
Skill Intermediate
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 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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