Talamore Golf Resort

4.3977529412 4.4 stars from 5 (234)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 6840 yards
  • Slope: 132
  • Rating: 72.4
  • Layout

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  • 48 Talamore Dr, Southern Pines, North Carolina 28387, Moore County
  • (800) 552-6292, (910) 692-5884
  • (910) 692-4421
  • talamoregolfresort.com
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Year built: 1991
Architect(s): Rees Jones (1991), Greg Muirhead (1991), Shapemasters (2016)
Type: Public/Resort
Greens: Champion Bermuda Grass
Fairways: Champion Bermuda Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes - included in green fees
Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: No
GPS: No

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: No
Practice hole: No
Simulator: No
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Singles allowed: No
Dress code: Proper golf attire.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 71 6840 yards 72.4 132
Blue 71 6534 yards 70.4 129
White 71 6007 yards 68.4 121
White (W) 71 6007 yards 74.0 133
Green 71 5470 yards 65.2 112
Green (W) 71 5470 yards 70.2 125
Red 71 4977 yards 63.1 106
Red (W) 71 4977 yards 67.4 116

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.4 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.3 stars from 5
Value: 4.4 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.2 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.4 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 234 Reviews
5 stars:
106
4 stars:
91
3 stars:
27
2 stars:
5
1 stars:
5

recommend this course

209 out of 232 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city worth the drive at a resort   Great for locals a weekend splurge advanced golfers   Challenges include bunkers elevation changes forced carries   Great for drinks 19th hole scenic views patio dining  

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Ray6133068's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/30/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

Course is in great shape. Enjoy this course tremendously. Great staff. Fantastic greens.


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


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 01/04/2018:

Thank you for reviewing your last round at Talamore, Ray! We appreciate your 5-star rating and compliments of our great staff and our newer greens!

"Talamore"


mcglynnjf's avatar
Top 10 Contributor
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/09/2017
First time playing Used cart Cold weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course I've wanted to play in along time, even though the weather was terrible played anyway. Very hilly course standard for the area, conditions dormant right now but they had the tees, fairways and greens fertilized so they looked green. Good lies everywhere, fairways were very tight, didn't hit a bunker shot but the sand looked good and they varied from normal to very deep. I drove the ball well today but if you get offline much trouble exists. Greens rolled nicely with some slope and quick. Great place to play.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 12/12/2017:

Thank you for your 5-star review, mcglynnjf! We appreciate your analysis of the course during your visit and are happy to hear you were driving well on the day you came out! Hope to see you back again soon!

"Speedy greens"


Ray6133068's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/03/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

Stay below the hole and play to the front number as these greens are quick and firm. Enjoy this course every time I get to play it.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 12/12/2017:

Thank you for your review, Ray! We're glad you enjoyed another great round at The New Course and hope you will be back again soon!


slickharp's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/03/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


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


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 12/12/2017:

Thank you for rating your round of golf at Talamore Golf Resort 5-stars, slickharp!

"Unbelievable course"


John5367125's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/20/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

What a course. I’m a 5 handicap, this is one of the best courses I’ve ever played.


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


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 11/27/2017:

We're glad you enjoyed a great round at The New Course, John! Thank you for making us one of your favorites!

"Outstanding layout"


Conan63's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/19/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

What a hidden gem steps away from the other much lauded Pinehurst courses. Great course design with impressive elevation changes. Course condition was excellent. Tremendous layout.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 11/27/2017:

Thank you for rating The New Course 5-stars, Conan! We're glad you enjoyed the layout and conditions during your first visit!



5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/09/2017
Previously played Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 11/13/2017:

Thank you for your 5-star rating, catu79!


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/02/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good


I recommend this course


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 11/05/2017:

Thank you for rating your experience at Talamore, begnoche. We're glad you enjoyed your round of golf!


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/24/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

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


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 10/27/2017:

Thank you for rating your first visit at The New Course at Talamore! We're glad you enjoyed your round of golf and hope you will come back to see us again soon!

"Don't skip Talamore on your trip to the NC Sandhills"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/19/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

No doubt Talamore is one of the Sandhills hidden gems and better values. Renovated in 2016, this Rees Jones layout is solid in every way and in excellent shape, including the year-old Champion Bermuda greens. With plenty of elevation change, doglegs and terrific bunkering (adding sod wall bunkers were part of the renovation), Talamore is a really nice championship level course that is truly playable by all levels of golfers. It’s also a great starting or ending point for any trip to this year. For those on somewhat of a budget, Talamore Golf Resort offers terrific packages that can also include Talamore’s sister course, the wonderful Mid South Club, as well as nearby gems like Mid Pines and Pine Needles, which have also been perfectly restored. In addition, those staying at the resort get free breakfast and barbecue pork dinner on Thursday evenings.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 10/24/2017:

Thank you for your amazing review, Mike! We appreciate your recommendation for other golfers visiting the Sandhills and your feedback from your round. Glad you enjoyed the Breakfast and BBQ, as well!

"must play"


meagan531's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/19/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

What a wonderful course. Perfect condition and a good test of golf.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 10/24/2017:

Thank you for making us one of your "Must Play" stops in the Sandhills, Meagan! We're glad you had a five-star experience at Talamore, and hope we will see you again soon!

"ok day"


u000001067538's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/17/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Round started out well, good pace on first seven holes then hit the wall. Greens were quick but very firm. No chance of holding a shot, even wedges bounced over.

Greens seemed to have not been punched or top dressed this year.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Talamore Golf Resort on 10/24/2017:

Thank you for your feedback on your experience at Talamore. We hope you enjoyed your round and will come back for another round to see all the improvements we make to the course every year!

"Llama golf"


JerryN77's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/16/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Wonderful condition. Green surface immaculate. Only thing that kept it drom 5 stars was hardness of green surface. Hard to hold a green even in wet weather


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from #TalamoreGolfResort on 10/24/2017:

We're glad you enjoyed your llama golf experience at The New Course at Talamore, Jerry! Thank you for your feedback, and we hope you will come back and visit us again when you are in the area!


u000003544847's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/20/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Golf staff was very friendly. Not so much with the bar staff.


Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course


Response from Talamore Golf Resort on 09/26/2017:

Thank you for your feedback. We appreciate your 4-star review.

"Big biff"


9Lanark's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/10/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

Love this course, green the fasted I have ever been on, they are really hard and run with the lightest of touch making them so hard to get a great read the course is in great condition and it was great when the starter, the course manager remembered both my self and my hubby


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Talamore Golf Resort on 09/12/2017:

We're glad you and your husband enjoyed a great round at Talamore! Thank you for sharing your five-star experience, 9Lanark!


Gary8729460's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/06/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


Response from Talamore Golf Resort on 09/12/2017:

Hi Gary, thank you for playing The New Course at Talamore. We strive to provide a five-star golf experience for every round played at our course. Please let us know if there is anything we can do to boost your rating during your next visit.

"Great new greens!"


molly4177's avatar
Top 1000 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/03/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This Champion bermuda grass that is being used on greens is perfect! The greens here are large, undulating, and quick - quite a challenge if you are in the wrong spot on the green. Once they soften up some, they will hold approach shots better, but it is tough to complain about greens this nice. Enjoyed looking at the new pot bunkers, but I managed to stay out of them. Pace of play was on the slow side - no marshall or cart lady on a Sunday?? Course is in great shape. Pricey, but worth it.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Talamore Golf Resort on 09/06/2017:

Thank you for your review and feedback, Molly. We're glad you enjoyed your round and took on The New Course at Talamore!

"Awesome!"


u424715177's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/03/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The greens were the best I've putted. The rest of the course was in excellent shape. My first time playing since the greens and bunkers were updated.


I recommend this course


Response from Talamore Golf Resort on 09/06/2017:

Thank you for your five-star rating and review! We appreciate you sharing your experience at Talamore!

"Great course"


u62807682's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/24/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Well laid out, very picturest. The fairways and greens were in great shape. Very enjoyable.


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


Response from Talamore Golf Resort on 08/28/2017:

Thank you for sharing your five-star experience from The New Course at Talamore! We're glad you enjoyed your round, and hope you'll be back to play us again the next time you are in the area!

"How does it not get more play"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/21/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course for the price 30$ is the best deal I have got I drive almost a hour simply off the picture as we are pullin in my buddy in the back seat says"wow good call" green fast and roll good tee box on all but a few flat and well kept. Starter was friendly and told me what I needed to know I don't understand wow this course isn't getting a lot of play it there was about 8 cars in the parking lkt


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


Response from Talamore Golf Resort on 08/25/2017:

Thank you for coming out to play The New Course at Talamore, Lamoreaux! We're glad you enjoyed a great round of golf! The summers are hot, but it looks like you got an even hotter deal! We hope you will come back and play us again!


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