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3.7
337 Reviews (337)
5 Stars
66
4 Stars
153
3 Stars
75
2 Stars
30
1 Stars
13
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
83.1%
Recommend this course
280 out of 337 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.8
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
87.9%
Recommend this course
29 out of 33 reviews
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3.8
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
84.8%
Recommend this course
39 out of 46 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6088 yards
Slope 123
Rating 68.8
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Raleigh Golf Association
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Course Details

Year Built 1929
Golf Season Year round
Architect George Cobb (1958) David Postlethwait (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.7
337 Reviews (337)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 16
Elevation Changes 14
Thick Rough 11
This course/club is great for:
Locals 37
Walkers 35
Beginners 28
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 47
In the 'Burbs 8
Near Local Attractions 8

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not worth the money.

Paid good money at a discounted price so I'm assuming the normal price is more than I paid. Wow, greens and tee boxes were absolutely horrible and visibly ignored. Pitch marks are a players responsibility but cracked green and unlevel tee boxes that could cause a mechanical ankle injury is just plain wrong. I play recreationally and shouldn't have to worry about twisting my ankle because of unlevel tee box. 18 tee boxes and 18 greens and over 70% of both were simply pitted. Golfer Beware!

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

good course,, greens bad for the most part.

RGA has been in raleigh since 1929 as a golf course. Over the years it has been updated and thing added and changed.

the one thing that has not changed in the past 10 or more years is the bent grass green. RGA is one of the and most likely the only courses in the Raleigh with Bent grass greens in use today.. Other has gone to the heat resistant mini verde grass greens.

RGA greens are showing the black mold that is not a good sign for the health of the greens and some have large bare spots on them. . Between the hot humid days and sometimes buckets of rain the bent grass green is not able to hold up to the riggers of heavy play like they get.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Very disappointing

I have driven by RGA many times and always wanted to play there so I decided to go play with one of my buddies today and try it out. Man what a bad decision that was. $32 is way over priced for the round. The greens were absolutely horrendous, I can live with not great tee boxes and fairways for the most part, but I hate bad greens and man were they bad. They had crabgrass all over them, some had what looked like root rot, just not very well kept up. I don’t recommend this course to anyone except maybe a family outing if you don’t care about conditions of the greens. Easy layout but they need to fix the course up quick.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tough shape

Course in tough shape . Greens suffer from golfer indifference and disease . U kinda get what u pay for .

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Needs Work

Played this course several times over the years and it never disappoints, but never impresses. Large practice green and a wedge range is all you get for a warmup. Course layout is not challenging, so if you're having a bad day off the tee, you won't be punished like you would at other courses. Back nine is a little tighter than the front, and the stockholders nine is about as wide as the front. Fairways and rough are in decent shape. I know it's hot out, but for what this place charges, the greens should be in much better condition and a little faster; They current sit probably around 7.5-8. If you're used to playing on faster Bermuda greens, be prepared to slam your putts here. A few tee boxes are in terrible shape and it's tough to find a level lie for about half of the tees. Relatively walker-friendly. If your goal is to go out and work on some shots to some smaller greens, good course. If you're looking for a challenge and willing to pay $35-40, especially for greens that are 10 or faster, definitely go elsewhere.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Average

The greens were punched and slow.

The tee boxes need a Lot of work! Overall, a good practice course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Basically the same old RGA

Early Saturday morning round, so worth it given the price of the alternatives. Staff brought carts out to us as we parked, check-in was quick, and teed off on time. Front nine played quicker than the back, but we never had to wait or pushed on pace of play at any time.

Tee on 14 had been pushed back to the road in the years since we played here last, but pretty much the same course otherwise. A bunch of shorter than average holes through 13, and slightly more challenging after that.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Condition

The course is in great condition and the staff are super nice. Will definitely go back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

First time @ RGA...Nice relaxing round … course in decent shape … just challenging enough... will definitely play again... Good value for the $$$'S

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun Course!

Solid & Fun Course! Everyone working there is nice and helpful!

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

Good course

Had a really good time today on this course. The fairways and greens were in good condition and the pace of play was pretty quick!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Located between Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC along I-77, the Olde English District includes seven counties in the Piedmont (upstate) area of South Carolina.
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