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3.4
656 Reviews (656)
5 Stars
173
4 Stars
283
3 Stars
108
2 Stars
54
1 Stars
38
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.4
62.6%
Recommend this course
487 out of 656 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.2
93 Reviews (93)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
38
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
10
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.3
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.0
52.7%
Recommend this course
49 out of 93 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.3
137 Reviews (137)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
56
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
20
1 Stars
16
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.4
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.0
57.7%
Recommend this course
79 out of 137 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6792 yards
Slope 140
Rating 73.0
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Smoke Rise Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1998
Greens Mini-Verdi Championship Bermuda
Golf Season Year round. Closed on Mondays.
Architect Gary Baird (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Lockers

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.4
656 Reviews (656)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 19
Narrow Fairways 16
Bunkers 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 15
Advanced Golfers 14
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 14
In the 'Burbs 8
Worth the Drive 8

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Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful day

The weather was perfect, the staff was very accommodating but the course needs work. Tee boxes were hit and miss with grass, some just dirt and need to be rotated at least occasionally. Fairway bunkers were overgrown waste areas and should be treated as unplayable lies. If the trend continues, these could be allowed to grow in completely and become part of the rough. greens were mostly in great shape and players seemed to be repairing ballmarks which is a plus. Cart paths were nearly impassable in areas and would be nice if they rerouted around these areas or just remove the broken pavement. All in all a challenging course that could be improved rather easily with a little thought and effort

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 10/18/2021

Hi,

Let us first say that we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We work hard to create an enjoyable experience so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course.

We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game.

Thank you for visiting and playing at Smoke Rise Country Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nothing to brag about

Friendly staff, pace was good on this day, Carts are too slow and will not allow you to leave the cart path., course is very tight and bunkers are wash out.. This course needs a make over.
Give the Golden Bear a call !!!!!!!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/18/2021

Hi Reggie,

Let us first say that we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We work hard to create an enjoyable experience so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course.

We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game.

Thank you for visiting and playing at Smoke Rise Country Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Perfect day

Carts have a very wierd governor that slows down in middle of cart path and doesn't run consistently.
Cart paths need work

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/18/2021

Hi Steve,

Let us first say that we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your visit. We work hard to create an enjoyable experience so you can focus on enjoying yourself and let us do the rest. We also want to thank you for your honest and constructive criticism of the course.

We are going to escalate your review to our team in charge and do everything we can to improve before your next game.

Thank you for visiting and playing at Smoke Rise Country Club. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/18/2021

Anyone walking around the golf course can see that the fairway bunkers had grass growing in most of them so that they were unplayable. The tee boxes were often barren of any grass. Much of the grass along the course was weedy, especially in the rough. Greens were the only decent feature. The fall is my favorite time to play as the courses are usually lush and in their best shape at the end of the summer season. Very disappointed.

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Commented on 10/18/2021

Hi, We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1 star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single-star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thanks for choosing Smoke Rise Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 68
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Fun course

Always enjoy playing Smoke Rise! Course in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Better than I expected

Got the tee time on a Hot Deal. Course was in not bad shape as some reviewers have mentioned. It looks like they are allowing the fairway bunkers to grow in. The green side bunkers were in pretty good shape. Greens were pretty good with not much ball marks. The tee boxes needed to be cut and need a little bit of TLC but I have played on worse. The course is still pretty tough and makes you think about your shot. Will be back against

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 10/18/2021

Hi, Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing to recover the fairways and greens. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Smoke Rise Country Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worse shape ever

Grass growing in the bunkers, no sand in the bunkers, hit a rock under the sand in the bunker, fairways and tee boxes not cut Geens were OK but had a lot of ball marks
Overall this was not worth what GolfNow and the Course are charging to play this course

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/14/2021

Hello, thank you for reviewing the course. We would like to apologize for your recent experience.

We're sorry to hear you were less than satisfied during your round. We pride ourselves on our providing great service and the high-quality standards we maintain.

We would like to make things right. Please reach out to our management team at the pro shop.

We hope to hear from you soon.

Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/12/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Smoke Rise Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A course for advanced players

Very challenging course with very tight fairways to hit from the Teebox. Be prepared to bring lots of balls because if you are beginner to intermediate you will lose many of them do you to no room for error on the front nine. I’ll sand traps with the exception of maybe one or two we’re all heavily overgrown with weeds. If you’re looking for a good time, choose somewhere else. I have to say the greens were pretty nice and true to the roll.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/12/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your feedback is valuable, and we appreciate your business. Smoke Rise Country Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
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Commented on 10/12/2021

Hi, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Smoke Rise Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Commented on 10/06/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Smoke Rise Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens and Fairways in Great Shape

- Staff is friendly
- Carts are annoying
- Traps and boxes could use some TLC
- Challenging course
- Great value !!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/01/2021

Hello, thank you for visiting us at Smoke Rise Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 68
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/29/2021

Hello, thank you for visiting us at Smoke Rise Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/28/2021

Hello, Scolin. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit.

We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind.

Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Course and staff were great!

Have to go elsewhere for drinks and lunch, No compelling reason to stay around after a round!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/27/2021

Hello, thank you for visiting us at Smoke Rise Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/27/2021

Hello, colinrobinson1991. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit.

We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Amazing design UNFORTUNATELY

The Staff are super friendly.
Marshall guides you to the first tee and briefs you.

AND THEN REALITY KICKS IN.
Arrived in Atlanta a week ago and this was my first impression of the surrounding 4 star Golf course.

Zero value for money.
Bunkers dont exist
Tee boxes are horrendous
The cups are brown all around which means they havnt been moved in a while.

Was extremely disappointed , would think for 60 dollars at least the small issues would be a priority. Website 72 Dollars.

I dont see myself returning anytime soon.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/27/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review and leave your feedback of your recent round with us. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience you experienced at the course with us. Your feedback is extremely important to us. It is always our utmost goal to provide our golfers with a fun and enjoyable time and apologize if we missed the mark. For further resolution in this matter, please feel free to reach out to our staff in the pro shop. We hope to hear from you soon!

Played On
Reviews 33
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
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Commented on 09/27/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Smoke Rise Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not In good shape

I’ve played many times before. The course is in ugly shape. The fairway traps have brush like 3ft high growing out of them. They need to spend some money on this place as it’s going into disrepair.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/22/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Please bear with us as we work diligently to make improvements. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 68
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor

Course in great shape

Fun golf day at Smoke Rise. Always enjoy playing this course. See you next time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/21/2021

Thanks so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your round at Smoke Rise Country Club. That's what we like to hear! We hope to see you again soon!

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