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4.3
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
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3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
88.0%
Recommend this course
40 out of 44 reviews
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4.4
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
81.2%
Recommend this course
13 out of 16 reviews
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4.3
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.2
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
84.2%
Recommend this course
16 out of 19 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6573 yards
Slope 139
Rating 71.3
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The Cove Course at The Lodge
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Greens A1 & A4 Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1973) Roger Rulewich (1973) CE Golf Design (2008)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
44 Reviews (44)
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Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

DJM

First time playing here. Course was in great shape, greens were true.
I would come back again if given the opportunity.
The staff were all very friendly and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

First time at The cove and it was a tremendous experience great course great people

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

No flat lies!

Course was in excellent condition, greens were great and fairways in excellent shape. Don’t expect a flat lie anywhere, except on the greens. Most fairways slop up and down as well as left or right. A course you need to play a couple of times jut to get the lay of the land..
A real challenge, but fair and fun to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
First Time Playing

Greens are trash

Course layout is fun, nice fairways and tee boxes but the greens are beat up bad. Not worth the price tag

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
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 Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
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 10
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 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Play somewhere else

My wife and I played the course on July 6th, 2021. We played it years ago and it use to be in excellent condition. NOW however, its in very poor condition. Fair ways are wash board, cart paths are broken and damaged, greens are dying with large areas of black spots, sand bunkers with little or no river sand, the ruff has multiple weeds grasses if at all, this tract should be plowed into a new condo project. We were very very disappointed.

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Nice course with challenging front 9, which requires good course management. Played in the rain so it was cart path only, which made it more challenging due to the terrain. A few putting greens around creeks and lake had lots of geese poop. Hope this will get cleaned up soon.

We will play it again.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather

cart path only

Discount should have been given for wet conditions requiring golfers to se cart paths only.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/28/2021

How were the conditions otherwise? Course in good shape?

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Below average

Greens all had dark patches and looked terrible. I think it was number 15, that was surrounded by dozens of geese. There were goose droppings everywhere covering the red tee box and around the green. It was barely playable.
The pro shop employee was borderline rude and acted as if I was bothering him to rent a club. This was our 4th day playing in the area, and it was by far our least favorite course.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 07/08/2021

Agree, this place is a dog tract

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 Good
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