A view of a fairway at UNC Finley Golf Course.
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4.4
557 Reviews (557)
5 Stars
327
4 Stars
188
3 Stars
30
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
91.9%
Recommend this course
532 out of 557 reviews
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4.4
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.3%
Recommend this course
48 out of 52 reviews
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4.4
127 Reviews (127)
5 Stars
73
4 Stars
38
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.3%
Recommend this course
116 out of 127 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7223 yards
Slope 138
Rating 74.9
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UNC Finley Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1949
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1999) George Cobb (1949) Tom Marzolf (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $22
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.4
557 Reviews (557)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 24
Watching the Game 16
Brunch 10
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 45
Undulating Greens 37
Water Hazards 28
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 46
Locals 44
Walkers 36
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 50
On a College Campus 48
Worth the Drive 34

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Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Greens are disappointing, staff great as usual

Greens are simply poor, what you would expect from a 35 dollar muni and not a 90 dollar university course. There are rumors of renovations and a changing to Bermuda, in the mean time its very hard to justify the full price point for this course given its current condition.

Staff in the club house and snack bar were 5 star as usual, I will return once the rumored renovations are complete but not until.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/25/2022

Thank you for playing UNC Finley on January 9th and glad you were treated so well by our staff on the day of your play. Sorry the condition of the greens weren’t as you desired. Sunday was the first day we were open after a day of frozen/thawing greens on Saturday. At times in the winter to reduce the delay in opening the golf course the greens are not mowed. The bent grass greens are not growing much in the winter. We are awaiting word from the athletic department administration on the proposed renovation and if this will happen this calendar year or not. We look forward to seeing you again at UNC Finley and thank you for playing our Tom Fazio design.

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Commented on 01/11/2022

Thank you for taking the time to review us, and for the 3 stars. We're sorry to hear the course may not have been in the best shape on the day of your round. We appreciate your feedback as we work to make any necessary improvements. Thank you for choosing to golf with us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon at UNC Finley Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent Course

Considering that it’s the middle of winter the condition of the course was amazing. It’s my first time playing this course and I was impressed by the layout. Pace of play was actually really good. I would definitely play this course again in summer when I get the time as I can only imagine how gorgeous this course would be with full lush greens and trees.

Cheers,

Ken

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/10/2022

Hello, u855953356. Thank you for reviewing the course. We're glad you found the pace of play during your round excellent. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and to best control pace allowing everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We are glad to see you also rated the course conditions and our staff to be great during your game. Thank you for playing UNC Finley Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/03/2022

Thank you for visiting us at UNC Finley Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/10/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Rlpeter3! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing UNC Finley Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/10/2022

Hi, u314162406224. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at UNC Finley Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Finley Round

The course is way over priced compared to similar courses in the area. Too bad.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/11/2022

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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course

First time at Finley and really liked the course. Great condition and nice layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/10/2022

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing UNC Finley Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/10/2022

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, scottmchilders. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing UNC Finley Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/10/2022

Thank you for visiting us at UNC Finley Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
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 01/05/2022

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 UNC Finley Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Solid set of holes with varying degrees of difficulty

The first 8 holes offers you a chance to get warmed up then the remaining 10 are challenging with maybe 1 or 2 let up. Bring your ‘A’ game on the last 10 holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/13/2021

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 UNC Finley Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
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
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Commented on 12/13/2021

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 UNC Finley Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 12/13/2021

Thank you for visiting us at UNC Finley Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

There for the Taking...

...if your game is on. :-)
Course condition was excellent. Staff (especially the starter) was most cordial and informative. While my game was off, I was pleased by the layout and fairness of the course, and most of the holes were visually stunning from the tee or approach shots to the green. I have already shared how impressed I was with this Fazio designed course. I will definitely be returning...hopefully with my "A" game!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/06/2021

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 UNC Finley Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 11/24/2021

Thank you for visiting us at UNC Finley Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice sunday golf

Good weather and helpful staff. Course in good shape. Staff needs to encourage patrons to fix divots and ball marks

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 11/22/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing UNC Finley Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Laid back atmosphere to a challenging course

We had a long drive to the course and encountered some traffic that would make us later. After a quick call to the clubhouse, all was taken care of. The course was fantastic and the greens were challenging. Hole 17 is a ton of fun with the split fairway and immensely two tiered green.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/29/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing UNC Finley Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/22/2021

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 UNC Finley Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 11/19/2021

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 UNC Finley Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/18/2021

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 UNC Finley Golf Course!

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