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3.0
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
6
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.9
64.5%
Recommend this course
38 out of 54 reviews
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2.9
9 Reviews (9)
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0
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3
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2
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4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.6
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
66.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 9 reviews
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3.0
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
3
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5
1 Stars
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Conditions
2.6
Value
3.5
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
69.2%
Recommend this course
9 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6400 yards
Slope 122
Rating 68.8
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Lake Jonesco Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1936
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ernie Schrock

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted None
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

3.0
54 Reviews (54)
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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First Time Playing

Great layout greens = fairways

Course has nice potential and benefits from good layout with nice dogleg, blind tee shoots, and places can’t miss and elevation changes.
The greens were horrible like putting on carpet or the fairways. it was like they had not been cut in 2 weeks after 3 days of 3 inches of rain!
You can tell it’s small town country course with limited resources.
Friendly staff. Old carts.
The 2 star was for the condition of the greens, mainly speeds and pace. If the greens were smooth then 4 stars for the price.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Don't book with GolfNow

Multiple staff members assured me that booking with Golfnow is unnecessary and about $4 more expensive per person. The course traffic is generally light and a tee time is never required. Front 9 is a mess: poor upkeep, odd hole designs, bumpy eroded dirt roads for carts, and goose poop on some greens. Back 9 is much older and better designed. Short holes and tiny greens. This is a hackers course and the people are nice. It's fine for a cheap round with friends, but certainly not a destination course.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Improvement

They have made some improvements and the course is much better

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Layout - Very Poor Green conditions

This layout has great potential. Lots of interesting holes but the condition is very bad. The greens have huge areas with no grass and they are very bumpy. The fairways are not closely mown and have lost of bare areas. The rough was extremely long in places causing lost balls.

Over all I cannot recommend the course right now. It is late in the year, the COVID situation all probably play into it. If you can play it expecting poor conditions then the layout may be worth the $20 on Golfnow.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Pitiful Conditions

I'm not extremely picky when it comes to golf courses. I play a lot of municipal courses that are rough around the edges. This one was unconscionably bad. It looked like it had been abandoned for two months and nature was beginning to take it back.

The "greens" weren't just brown. Some were more dirt than grass.

It's clear that the rough has not been cut all year, and the fairways are filled with high weeds in places. Most fairways have at least 10% exposed (and rocky) soil, making even many fairway lies difficult to hit.

Even at its best, this course is a mess of a design. Some cart paths are just semi-dirt roads. Some tee boxes are behind or immediately next to the previous green, so you have to putt in front of people teeing off or drive through them to get where you're going. Signs are limited, and markers on the course are nonexistent.

There is a kids component to the course, so there were multiple groupings with little children, and no one seemed to know how to let others play through. I brought it up to the staff at the turn; they said they'd handle it, and then went back to whatever they were doing.

If you're new to the game and don't want to take it seriously., like golfing in flip-flops, or just looking to hack around for a few hours, this is your course. Otherwise, stay away.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

It’s ok.

We used a hot deal on this course. The greens are ok, but the fairways are very thick and the ruff is pretty much unplayable. It has potential to be very nice if the would cut it, and clean up some of the brush for guys like me that play from the trees quite a lot.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course is fine but your serve at Golf Now is terrible. I have deleted your app and so are other friends.

KENNETH OGLETREE

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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
1.0
Previously Played

This course ducking blows

I learned to play on cow pastures and let me tell you, a cow pasture beats this course 10/10 times. I would rather lay in an ant bed than ever play this course again. The greens bounced similar to if you hit a pitching wedge onto asphalt. They then rolled worse than the rough on any decent course. I got the hot deal on here and it was still that much worse than what I expected. Every course I’ve played in the area is significantly better than this one.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Conditions

Considering the time of year it was in good condition. Slightly soft as there wasn't much roll after shots.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing

Don't Let The Pictures Fool You

So I took my two sons to play at this course. I looked at the recommendations and pictures to make a decision. The ratings were a little low but I wanted to give them a chance. BIG MISTAKE!! Course was trashed with renovations, greens were sanded and both carts had issues with their parking break. If you played this course you know how hilly it is... Only thing to bring praise was the staff. I should have taken REAL pictures.. Golf Now should take them off until the construction is done.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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