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3.6
655 Reviews (655)
5 Stars
134
4 Stars
317
3 Stars
119
2 Stars
49
1 Stars
36
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.7
75.2%
Recommend this course
534 out of 655 reviews
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3.4
58 Reviews (58)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.6
Layout
3.9
Pace
2.9
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.1
67.2%
Recommend this course
39 out of 58 reviews
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3.6
111 Reviews (111)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
37
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.8
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
73.0%
Recommend this course
81 out of 111 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6627 yards
Slope 132
Rating 72.1
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Lochmere Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1985
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Bent grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gene Hamm

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No cut-off jeans, swimsuits or tank tops are permitted. Men must wear shirts with a collar at all times.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Showers, Lockers

Reviews

3.6
655 Reviews (655)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 23
Patio Dining 10
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 52
Bunkers 44
Narrow Fairways 30
This course/club is great for:
Locals 47
Walkers 44
Seniors 37
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 54
In the 'Burbs 20
Worth the Drive 13

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
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First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
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Previously Played

Too wet

They need to suspend play until the ground has tightened / dried. It was a swamp. Nearly fell down on a couple of swings in the tee box. Greens and bunkers were in great shape, just needed hip waders to get there. Good course and in good shape mid summer. But far too wet to be very enjoyable right now.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Enjoyable day on very wet course.

Course was extremely wet/soggy with some fairways being so wet it was difficult to get to your ball. Greens are in fantastic shape! For some reason they removed the 150 yard markers from the middle of the fairways which I really do not. So PLEASE put them back.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Pace of play too slow

They started late due to frost, but overbooked At 11am there were 8 people on the 1st fairway and another 10 lining up to play.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

DON’T BOTHER

Highly recommend not going to Lochmere. I live right near it, so by nature it’s an “easy” option and I’ve played here probably 30+ times. But, it turns out poorly every single time. Course is always wet. They allow single cart riders, so there are never any carts. I’ve waited 45 minutes passed my tee time just for a cart. They book 8 minute tee times so you wait on every single shot. Absolutely zero management to help with any of these issues. This latest experience my tee time was pushed back an hour and fifteen minutes due to frost earlier in the day. Every other course I play gets rid of their 7:30 tee times this time of year for that reason. Not Loch...they simply want all the money they can get regardless of your experience.

Sad really, because the course is decent and has a nice layout. Won’t be playing again until something changes here.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Swamp

It was a swamp. If it has rained in past few days, DO NOT play here.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Winter Rains take toll on Course

The greens are in great shape. The course was darn near under water everywhere, tee boxes, fairways, cart paths were flooded. Tough course to play during NC winters after some rain. I'm sure it shows much better in the summer. I would not want to play the course again till June.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked

Nice greens, but that is about it.

I will highlight the one bright spot of this course, and that is the greens. If this were a par 3 course it would be awesome. The rest of the course is in horrible shape. It is like playing in a swamp. I took a drop for casual water at least 15 times. Every time I book a tee time here I think it will be a different story, and every time I vow to never play here again. I think yesterday will be my last.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens were in good condition

The Greens were in great shape with the big usage. Carts had to stay on the paths due to heavy rain last week. A bit muddy, bring a towel.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Pace of play a problem

The past 3 times I have played here I have had 5+ hour rounds. This time the course was wet and cartpath only, but we still didnt tee off until 20 minutes after our tee time and played over 5 hours. We were still paying the full rate basically which was honestly unacceptable.
It is a shame because I like the layout of the course and there arent too many public options in the area. The course drains pretty poorly and will stay wet days after rain. Greens and fairways minus the water were still in pretty decent shape.

I think I am going to pass on playing here for a while because I just cant get over their tee time management. They need to spread these tee times out and stop being greedy with slamming the tee sheet

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

Very Disappointing Round if Golf

We had 3 groups waiting ahead of us at our scheduled tee time. The course was slushy with very poor drainage after heavy rains a couple of days ago. It was cart path only, and very slow groups ahead of us. The ranger attributed it to the course conditions, so, nothing could be done about it. There was nobody at bagdrop and no one to let first time guests know where to go. The front nine took 3 hours. So, our entire foursome left after 10. We were very disappointed.

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

Great course, horrible pace

Beautiful course, great layout and greens. A little wet even though it has not rained in a while. Pace of play was terrible, didn’t even finish 18 as I didn’t want to spend 5+ hours playing. Finished 12 holes in 3.5 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 28
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nice Greens

The greens were rolling nice. The bunkers were well maintained. The fairways however were very soggy in places even though it hadn’t rained lately. Pro shop has some great deals on clubs and clothing. I will let players know Vokey wedges on sale for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Drainage

We haven’t had major rain in weeks but this course is always muddy. Need to remove the leaves as well. Hard to find balls even in fairway. Greens were very nice. Sand in good shape

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great

Course tends to be overbooked most days. However pace was not too bad. Course was in good condition. Will play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wet wet wet

Love this course but its always so wet and usually cart path only. Most likely the last time I play here as other local courses seem to fit my needs better.

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

Got lucky!

Rained all morning until we teed off, no one in front of us or behind us, a little soggy because of weather but it was allot of fun. Greens were nice.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser

They kicked me off the hour before my tee time for a weekend tournament

Don't know if this is on GolfNow or Lochmere. Either way, super upset about it.

Conditions Poor
Friendliness Fair
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