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4.6
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Conditions
4.7
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
95.7%
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76 out of 80 reviews
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4.4
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.7
90.0%
Recommend this course
27 out of 30 reviews
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4.5
55 Reviews (55)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
92.7%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Style Executive
Par 64
Length 4500 yards
Slope 113
Rating 63.0

Previously known as Village of Sugar Mountain Golf Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1974
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Francis Duane (1974) Arnold Palmer

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in North Carolina (2020 #14) (2019 #9)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Short Courses in the U.S. (2019 #2)

Reviews

4.6
80 Reviews (80)
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Reviews 21
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course was in really good shape given greens had recently had work on them. Really enjoyed my round up here. Course is closing Wed Oct 28 for the season. When I asked an employee they said planning on opening up mid April. Cant wait till then

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great cou8

Great layout, great condition, great staff. I highly recommend to golfers of all skill levels.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Aeration and sand on the greens

Aeration and sand on the greens made it tough to Putz and chip onto the greens. I have been to this course a handful of times. Due to the seasons changing they decided to aerate the greens and put sand on the greens which made it tough to chip and putt, resulting in untrue lies

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 61
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Short, challenging course

Fairways were in good condition. Greens showed signs of recent aeration, which was not disclosed when we made the tee time. Greens held the approach shot, but did not roll true. Sand traps needed TLC. Course was short and tight, with water and trees lining most fairways. Yardage markers were tough to find on the cart paths, especially when paths were shared with adjacent holes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 39
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a pleasure

Last time I played here was early July before I had a knee replacement. Beautiful time of year to play golf here. Greens had been aerrated but still a wonderful course. Staff is always pleasant.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tough test

Need a good iron game here and driver is not needed much. Accuracy will be your friend if you have it if not bring plenty of ammo.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Sugar Mountain Golf Course

Nice course for iron play. Short but enjoyable. Tee boxes need attention. Greens are challenging. Pace of play is slow.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course with magnificent mountain views!

There was a large group of foursomes in front of us when we arrived at the 1st tee, so the starter was very helpful in sending our twosome ahead to the 2nd tee so we could get past them. The course conditions were very good and the course was well-maintained. It was challenging but lots of fun. Can't wait to return the next time I'm in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun Scenic Mountain Course

Beautiful views of Sugar Mountain and just an all around fun course to play!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun Scenic Mountain Course

Beautiful views of Sugar Mountain and just an all around fun course to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Super hard fast greens

This course challenges your short game. Green are great but super difficult.

Some bunkers had no sand.
If you are in the mood for a tight, tough executive course, it’s great.
Can be slow.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun Course

I have read good reviews about this course and was looking forward to my round. I knew in advance the layout was different in that it has mostly par 3's and par 4's but wanted to take my dad to a course that would not be too long. When checking in the staff was extremely friendly and welcoming and we were off to the first tee.

The tee boxes were a little rough due to divots but the fairways and greens were in much better condition than I expected. They were in a condition that was just as good as a high-end club that I played earlier in the week. The fairways were lush and the greens were fast and true. The bunkers were considered ground under repair so it was lift clean and drop at the nearest point of relief.

The layout is narrow and misses are penalized. The greens are full size as well as most of the par threes. My only recommendation is to shorten some of the par 3's to make them a little more fun. The par fours are short but still a test. The mountain scenery is beautiful.

Adjust your mind and give this place a try. It is still golf, just a little different. The course conditions are worth it.

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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

Beautiful course. I love to play this course because I’m from Texas and The weather here is so beautiful. Course is very beautiful but very difficult. This course rewards accuracy. I lost a lot of balls. :-)

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

While just a par 64 this place will kick your tail! Slick greens and in fabulous condition! All you big hitters that can only hit a driver may be disappointed, requires finesse to shoot a good score! Wonderful course!

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

Excellent Condition

Tom, was a great ambassador and made us feel welcome. Course in very good shape, and greens excellent. Interesting layout. We will return.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Did not realize this was going to be an executive course. Mostly par 3s.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent executive course.

Very nice challenging course. Some long par 3s from back tees. Course was in excellent shape

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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