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3.9
163 Reviews (163)
5 Stars
50
4 Stars
76
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
83.1%
Recommend this course
137 out of 163 reviews
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3.3
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
3
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3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.9
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.1
71.4%
Recommend this course
10 out of 14 reviews
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3.8
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
81.8%
Recommend this course
27 out of 33 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6268 yards
Slope 130
Rating 70.3
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Southern Pines Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1906
Golf Season Year round
Architect Donald Ross (1906)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

3.9
163 Reviews (163)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
19th Hole Scenic Views 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 27
Undulating Greens 21
Bunkers 16
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Advanced Golfers 14
Seniors 13
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 16
Worth the Drive 13

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3.0
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First Time Playing

Good value in Pinehurst

This course has a wonderful layout. Designed by Donald Ross, the holes are varied and interesting. The conditions could be better. Not terrible but not pristine. The price was great. The staff is very nice.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course layout is great. However, the pace of play was terrible, which takes away from the enjoyment.
No one in the pro shop on a busy Saturday, and no Marshall helping with the pace of play seemed odd.
Efficiency of this facility has diminished from years past., but a great golf course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Iowa Advisor
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

5 Star Architecture, 1 Star Conditions

I was really excited when I was able to get a deal to play Southern Pines for $49. A classic Donald Ross design for $49 seemed too good to be true! Sadly, it was.

First off, Southern Pines is one of the best courses I've ever played from an architectural standpoint. The layout is fantastic! The course tumbles up, over and around the hilly property, and the greens are pure Donald Ross. It's so good.

Unfortunately, the conditions of the course were so bad that they were hard to look past. While I am usually not one to be overly critical of conditions, I feel like I have to here. The greens were the worst, with dead spots, weeds and scalped old cups all over the place.

The rest of the course had thin fairways and burnt out bermuda rough. They had overseeded recently, and some of the overseed was coming in, especially on the tees. But the overseed hadn't been mowed. On some tees it was difficult to tee it high enough!

I would play Southern Pines again, and I do recommend it because of it's architectural significance. But, I would love to see this course under new ownership that recognizes what they have and invests to keep it in the condition it deserves.

My favorite hole is the par 4 8th hole. It's a downhill par 4 that, if you're aggressive, you can get a short approach. The green is 100% Donald Ross...and don't go long!

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not 4 Stars!

This is the first time we have been totally unsatisfied with a course booked on GolfNow. The course was rated 4 stars...so we had no problem paying the $70 per person when we booked based on past 4 star experiences. Honestly, it was maybe worth half that. The layout was good...and we could tell this was a nice course at one time. However, today the fairways had been over seeded, greens were not bad but also not great. The rough was in bad shape...many bald spots around the course. The bathrooms were portable toilets.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Not worth the time or money

Very disappointed in this course. Thought it more upscale than it was. From the minute we pulled into the parking lot it looked a bit run down. The only positive thing we can say is that Carrie in the pro shop was very nice. Course in terrible condition - greens burned out around the edges and tough to find grass in many fairways. The pace of play was horrendous and when we asked about the 5-comes on the course we were told that was normal. Starter was not friendly and almost rude. Halfway house closed early. We could not wait for this round to end and will never go back unless things change dramatically. Luckily we had a better day at our next course the following day.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Mixed

The fairways and greens were great, a couple muddy spots. The range, rough and cart paths are in need of much improvement. Lots of deep ruts and broken concrete. Could be a great course with some serious care. The staff members were very friendly and helpful.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Conditions of a Beauitful Donald Ross track

First of all the greens were beauitiful. The rest of the course was sickening. Very disappionted.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great greens, great layout , fairways could be maintained better

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this course

One of the best deals in the Pinehurst area. Conditions are great. Will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

TLC

The course itself is wonderful. The greens and fairways are fine.
However, the cart paths will rattle your bones and almost damage carts. Concrete is broken up so bad on many cart paths. The exits from tee boxes on cart paths and entrances to greens on cart paths would be my number one TLC project to make this a more enjoyable tract to experience.
#17 has underground wires exposed on the ground on the left side of the fairway. The railroad ties from the driving range steps to the steps to many tee boxes are worn out and need replacing.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Disappointing

Southern Pines has one of the very best layouts in the area with great elevation changes and strong variety of holes. Unfortunately the course conditions are not good. The fairways were decent and the greens good, but the rest of the course is not being well maintained. The rough was sparse with way too many washed out areas. The tees on the front had not been mowed. The bunkers were essentially sandless with significant damage to the faces. For the cost there are many better options to play.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course, beautiful views

Had a great round here. Had played this course many years ago when the kids were younger and it was still as great as we remembered. Very scenic and peaceful. Great track, excellent layout, lots of challenging holes but very fair and fun. Highly recommend this gem

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

Still love it

Second time playing this course and it was even better! Fairways and greens in great shape. Fabulous course for the price we paid!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pure joy playing the course

Was alot of fun ...generous fairways in width and roll. Greens tough and undulating. Never could get the break right. Beautiful layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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