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3.1
393 Reviews (393)
5 Stars
52
4 Stars
143
3 Stars
99
2 Stars
62
1 Stars
37
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.6
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.1
Amenities
2.8
62.6%
Recommend this course
280 out of 393 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
2.9
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
8
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.3
Layout
3.7
Pace
2.8
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
3.9
54.4%
Recommend this course
43 out of 79 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.0
110 Reviews (110)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
30
1 Stars
10
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
4.0
60.9%
Recommend this course
67 out of 110 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 6420 yards
Slope 122
Rating 71.1
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Course Details

Year Built 1927
Golf Season Year round. Weather permitting
Architect Donald Ross (1927)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.1
393 Reviews (393)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 31
Bunkers 21
Narrow Fairways 12
This course/club is great for:
Locals 25
Walkers 22
Seniors 19
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 36
Near Local Attractions 17
Worth the Drive 9

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Reviews 146
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Cart paths in very bad condition.
Tees, fairways overgrown.
Some fairways have no grass in large areas.
Greens have numerous dead grass spaces.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Course

This course has a major problem in that there are no marshals on the course. Pace of play was pathetic . Also half of the fairways had no grass on it. They need to invest some money in maintenance , grass, and cart paths. This course could be a nice municipal , but at the rate it’s headed, landfill looks more likely.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 98
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

needs some maintenance work

Tee boxes were pretty good, Greens were poor to fair, quite bumpy and did not put a true line. Fairways were extremely lacking grass, especially on the back 9. The front side is fairly flat and pretty playable. The back 9 is like playing mountain valleys and for the most part, had large dry areas with little or no grass. Fairways were in poor condition. This course was probably once a very nice outing but in it's present condition, i wouldn't bother to play it again until there is some significant maintenance work done. If this is municipally owned, the city needs to ante up some money and put this course back into good condition. Right now, especially the back 9 is not worth playing.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Continued decline

This is the worst maintained course in the Asheville area. It continues to decline. So sad. Well designed by Donald Ross with an inspiring history, story and Muni video regarding racial equity. But neglect is everywhere and both the City of Asheville and Pope Management can share the blame.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Nice course for the cost

Greens not great but good. Overall for a group of duffers great for the money. Staff ver nice.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very BAD

Terrible conditions. Best thing is under topdressed, unmowed, fungus riddled greens. Bare tees, concrete bunkers, dead fairways. The worst it has been in decades.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great little course that was relaxing, fun, and chaallenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Sucked!!!!

Beat up, overplayed, not maintained. I quit after nine. I won't go back until there is new management.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

It’s a shame

This is a great Don Ross layout that has been left for dead. There are brown and dirt areas in the fairways. There are areas of high grass in the middle of fairways. I’m not sure if they are hazardous or ground under repair. The greens have areas with dead grass. Some of the tees have areas without grass. The courses was packed, so there should be plenty of revenue for maintenance. It took 2 and half hours to play the front nine. The two nines are totally different. The front is open and the back is through the woods,. It’s a great track that needs a lot of TLC.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fairways and tee boxes were in bad shape. Slow play and waited 40 minutes to tee off. Greens were good but everything else needs work.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good staff course in poor condition

Ok for practicing shots but greens are spotty to say the least and unkept and fairways are thin and bare

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Historic layout poor condition

This is a great Donald Ross design, unfortunately the place is really run down and the course conditions are very poor. I played with my wife and 2 local players. The ladies tees were impossible to find as several holes had no markers. The staff was friendly, golf carts are in very poor condition. This course needs a huge infusion of funds and a lot of work to bring it back, including the clubhouse.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Course Needs Lots of Work

I’ve played many courses in my 71 years. This one was in the worst condition of any I can remember. Many of the greens had unseeded dark patches; the fairways had many rough spots or bare dirt and several unmarked sewage ditches that posed serious injury hazards. The “tee boxes” were basically non-existent and/or poorly marked. The course has been seriously neglected.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tee time not honored

12:08 tee time booked on GolfNow. Tee time was not honored until 12:40 because of the men’s league that tees off between 11:30 and 12:30. Had to leave the course on the thirteenth hole because of the twenty minute wait to tee off and we were on pace for a 7 hour round. If there is a men’s league that goes from 11:30 to 12:30 why are there available tee times during that time?

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