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3.8
111 Reviews (111)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
49
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
80.3%
Recommend this course
94 out of 111 reviews
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4.1
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
100.0%
Recommend this course
8 out of 8 reviews
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3.7
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.1
81.8%
Recommend this course
9 out of 11 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6521 yards
Slope 130
Rating 70.8
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CC of Whispering Pines - River
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Course Details

Year Built 1959
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ellis Maples (1959)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.8
111 Reviews (111)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 11
Elevation Changes 8
Bunkers 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 8
Playing Multiple Courses 8
Seniors 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 11

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
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4.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Great Layout

Extremely enjoyable layout with a great variety of holes. excellent pace of play and great staff....

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worth it.

Good condition and great price. Challenging enough to make it worth the visit

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

River Course Review

Course was in good shape. Greens were a bit on the slow side and if rolled would have been awesome.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

The river course was a fun challenge. The greens and fairways were in great shape and it was quick and easy to get a last minute tee-time.

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

Best course for the bucks,.

Love the two courses. Play quality golf in 4 1/2 houts. In gtreat shape for the summer. Make sure it’s on your to play when NC

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout but very poor green conditioning

We enjoyed the layout and feel of the River course but the greens were in very poor shape and the lower holes were saturated. If the greens had been better, I could see how the course would merit much better ratings.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Whispering pines - river course

Course was in much better shape last year. In past, would have recommended to friends.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Very enjoyable golf course

This is by far one of the hidden gems in the Pineapple area. Rates are excellent and the River course is in great shape. The layout can be very challenging but also fun from the forward tees. I will definitely be back!!

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

Great course

Great course to play.
Shot a 75 from the tips.
Only two fairways were mildly wet.
Greens were rolling pretty well.
10 hole Snack shop had blue motorcycles!!!
Range was not to bad, hitting from the top of a hill.
Staff was very friendly.
Pace of play was perfect.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Great layout but greens were terrible

Played this course every fall for 40 years. Love the layout. Lots of water. Unfortunately the greens were awful this year and we changed our bookings for the remainder of the trip. Will come back if they renovate the greens

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

River Course

We always play The River Course when our wives are with us. It is very fair for them as they don't hit the ball very far. It is challenging enough for the fellas. The fairways in the greens were in Immaculate shape. Price was exceptional. This is about a 50 minute ride for us, but well worth it. Only criticism is that some of the bunkers the sand is too hard period on one hole I had to put out instead of using my wedge. We love the course. Just wish it was closer to where we live.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good layout, good condition

Had played course before but not in a couple of years. New management group - Brown Golf - doing a good job in improving course condition. Definitely worth playing.

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

The river course

Course in great condition, it plays short and requires shot making skills which I don’t have them all lol, but I really enjoy it , back 9 has water on most of the holes .. can’t wait to play the pines the other side

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens are way past replacement due date. No ranger and one group had entire course backed up.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

A funny thing happened on the way to....

I've played this course dozens of times over the last 25 years. It's always been a nice course, not special. The fairways and greens are always in good shape but this course tends to stay wet for a few days after heavy rain. Of all the courses in the area I rate it a "C+." Monday I took some friends there for the first time and they were blown away by the beauty of the course, the layout and the conditions. Sometimes its nice to see something through new eyes. We had a great day and definitely recommend you give it a try!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 25 Contributor
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Whispering Pines West Course (River)

I had played this course many years ago but did not fully recollect it until the 7th hole a long uphill par 5 that I couldn't reach the top of the hill then and did not today either. Course layout is a little tight off the tees visually but has some room in the fairways. Front nine and back nine are similar except the back nine has water in play on 5 holes. Conditions were good today, greens rolled well, bunkers were nice. Recommend this course and there is also a East course.

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

Whispering Pines

We came to Pinehearst for the weekend. Found this course on GolfNow. Great course and great value. We will definitely play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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