Farmstead Golf Links

4.1754000000 4.2 stars from 5 (57)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7242 yards
  • Slope: 135
  • Rating: 74.5
  • Layout

  • 541 McLamb Road, Calabash, NC, Brunswick County
  • (910) 575-7999, (866) 749-7277
  • (910) 575-6869
  • www.farmsteadgolflinks.com
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Year built: 2001
Architect(s): Willard Byrd (2001), David Johnson (2001)
Type: Semi-Private
Style: Links
Greens: Tif Eagle Grass
Fairways: 419 Bermuda
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Putting green: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No

Tees | Layout

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7242 yards 74.5 135
Blue 72 6566 yards 71.8 128
White 72 6097 yards 69.1 123
Gold 72 5638 yards 67.0 118
Red (W) 72 4998 yards 68.4 118

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 4.2 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.1 stars from 5
Value: 4.4 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.9 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.5 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.5 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.0 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 57 Reviews
5 stars:
25
4 stars:
22
3 stars:
7
2 stars:
1
1 stars:
2

recommend this course

52 out of 57 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city   Great for locals advanced golfers   Challenges include undulating greens bunkers water hazards  

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Reviews


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"Up on the Farm"


u000005038623's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/22/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Very enjoyable round...an interesting layout that will challenge every golfer. Prepare for #18, and you thought a 6 was a bad hole!

A good blend of holes that will welcome a well placed tee shot and test your target golf skills.

I look forward to my return to the Farm.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Early tee time be warned"


jareddover's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/18/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

Greens at Farmstead are top-notch. Atmosphere is Really peaceful and quiet. No houses around!! Several tee options to choose from. I played the tips and it was long, but fair. Only good things to say about the course.

Unfortunately, they double book the nines in the AM.. turn nine and there are 6 groups on 10!! If I can figure out how to post a picture I will.. back nine took over 3 hours! Absolutely ruined a great experience.. it was so bad we will probably never go back. I would recommend if you can get a pm round on a weekday.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


"Great round at Farmstead"


Edward9102387's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/09/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

Played this course with my wife and another couple. Course was in good condition and greens were excellent. Pace of play was just over 4 hours on a busy day. Paid $39.00 on golf now. Excellent value for the cost. Would recommend the course. Overall great dat


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Pleasant surprise"


RKDoull's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/08/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Exceptional layout and perfect conditions from the tees to the greens. Could not have been happier!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Farmstead - one of the best at the beach"


1garyo's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/05/2017
First time playing Used cart Cold weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Had never played this course, but based on reviews gave it a try. Great layout and condition. Will definitely play again. All players in our group were private club members, and we thought this course was excellent.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"In Midst of grass changes, fairways tees and greens where in very good condition"


Golfingfor2016's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/03/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Good shape, foursome, 1st time played, pace of play, 4hrs15 Min. Will go back.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



rickalai's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/02/2017
Previously played Windy weather

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Great Day"


Philroberts43's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/02/2017
Previously played Used cart Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Really had a good time. Greens were consistent but slow. GREAT staff to meet you.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Feb, 2017"


BBills16's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/01/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Conditions : Greens - very good

Fairways - very good

Tee boxes- excellent

Bunkers- good/ wet from rain.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Enjoyable round"


Markfitzpatrick27's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/01/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Fair course with nice playing conditions, great finishing hole 679 yard par 6 from the white tees.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"We'll be back"


Anthony1099138's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/27/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather

Reviewed on

This was our first trip and to say the least ... we were impressed!! Great layout and well taken care of. The only complaint was the starter said the greens were about a 10 on the stimp. Maybe a 7 at best but the rolled true and were very smooth. The finishing hole is a long dogleg left par 6 with water on the left. Save a little bit of gas in your tank because you will need it to finish that monster!! We will be back.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



T828K's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/26/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Couldn't ask for a better conditioned course to play in February. No surprises, what you see is what you get layout. Great greens with subtle breaks that force you to pay attention. Will always try to play here when I am in the area.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Crossing State Lines"


bej7013's avatar
Top 1000 Contributor
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/25/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Unique in the fact that course crosses state lines between NC and SC. Also has a par 6 on the 18th hole. Water comes into play on several holes.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Very interesting course"


edgarhayellis's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/23/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Greens were perfect; real links course; lots of fun! Par 6 is a tough finisher, but fun.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



u345625649's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/22/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



rogerbou's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/21/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Great greens and playable layout."


u742200770's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/20/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Very busy due to 70 degree weather, staff handled the crowd very well. Tee times were within 10 minutes, even with the course full. Very friendly staff.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Nice"


u851633161's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/20/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course and staff were excellent. A little long for seniors but playable. Greens were perfect. An enjoyable round of golf. Pace of play was average (4 hrs). I'll be playing this course again.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Nice layout and good condition"


shadrap's avatar
Top 250 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/19/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

From tee to green course in good condition. First time playing and truly enjoyed round.Only draw back was length of round of 4 hr and 40 minutes.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Good value if you don't mind waiting"


Rthrower's avatar
Age:  25-34
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/19/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

Tee boxes, fairways and greens where in good to great shape for the middle of winter. Pace of play was dreadful. Never saw a ranger. Place was packed and no beverage cart. Good rate but wish we had paid a few more dollars to move along at a little better pace.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course



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