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4.3
229 Reviews (229)
5 Stars
103
4 Stars
94
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
92.9%
Recommend this course
210 out of 229 reviews
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4.3
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.3%
Recommend this course
14 out of 15 reviews
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4.5
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.4%
Recommend this course
38 out of 39 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6400 yards
Slope 125
Rating 69.5

Previously known as The Grove Park Inn Resort.

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Course Details

Year Built 1899
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round. High Season: 4/1 - 11/30
Architect Donald Ross (1926) Herbert Barker (1911)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
229 Reviews (229)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 19
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 12
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 38
Undulating Greens 37
Narrow Fairways 25
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 28
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 25
Advanced Golfers 23
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 44
Convenient to the City 37
Near Local Attractions 19

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Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice, but overpriced

First time playing here and course is nice. Very good condition but pricey. Would not have played without a great deal from Golf Now (Golf Pass member). Greens were good (a little slow at times), fairways were good as were tee boxes. Course is not long, only plays at just over 6,000 yards from tips.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic course

One of Donal Ross’s masterpieces. You can really feel the history of the course. If you like Donald Ross you will love this course. Elevation changes in the fairways make every shot a challenge. Tees and greens are close to each other with a great deal of undulations in the greens. But, the course is very playable. It is not penal or extremely difficult. If I had to play this course everyday it would be a dream come true. We got a great deal on golf now and used coupons to play for 70$. If you come to Asheville you simply must play this course then sit in the hotel veranda overlooking the course and the smoky mountains in the distance. It is an experience you won’t forget. We will play it again next time we visit Asheville.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Worth playing if you get a deal

The course is a bit short to be considered worth $150 but the overall condition and the views of the course make up for its lack of length

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Target golf.

The staff (mainly the pro shop manager ) Seems to not want golfers who aren’t members there. Our foursome was purchased on Golfnow for the hot rate and it seemed as though we were treated as such. There was no water available on course or beverage cart and there is no snack bar, just a water and ice station inside the pro shop. For the money these guys charge for this course, you would think they would be very cordial and welcoming. This was not the first time I had dealt with this guy. The course was in ok shape for time of year, but the greens were very slow and needing attention. I’m sure out of town guests may find this course beautiful due to the area and the views on the back nine, but it’s definitely not worth over 100.00 during peak season.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course!!

Don’t let the 6000 yds from the back tees fool you! Course has constant elevation changes making club selection tricky. Beware of the Donald Ross signature false fronts on many greens!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This is a great course! Plush green fairways, greens that roll true and at a good pace, the staff is super nice and down to earth. The tee boxes were the only down to the course and they were only a downside due the the conditions of the rest of the course. I would defiantly suggest any skill level of player give this course a shot!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good condition for February

It was a beautiful February day so I had to get out. The course was in good shape for mid February. A little soggy from the rain the night before so Carr path only, but overall very pleased Witt the conditions. Only complaint would be all the unrepaired ball Mark’s in the greens. It’s a shame that players can’t repair their ball marks and make conditions better for their fellow golfers.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course design

Love the design and routing. Course conditions is good for this time a year but come for the course design and greens. Had a great time and will play it again if I get a chance.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun Round

Overall, fun round with good course conditions considering I played in early January. Most of the tee shots require straight drives. Par 3’s are a challenge as they are long for the most part. Certainly like this course and anticipate returning.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

I love this course.............but

My favorite course in Asheville, and I know it's January 1, but the greens are in awful shape. Doesn't anyone know how to fix a ball mark on the green?
You would think a few words in the pro shop, and oh... hey here's a complimentary divot tool, do you know how to use it? would go a long way.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Nice course, a little pricey

Great course. A little short but challenging! A bit pricey at the normal rate but had a good time

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great Shape

Started playing aound 10am when the temp wad 33 degrees and it had been raining for the past 3 days. The course drained great and although it was cat path only it still played true and the greens rolled great!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Picture Perfect day!

Got extremely lucky with a 12/30 Sunny day hovering near 70 degrees. Fun course. Scenery is awesome. Perfect father son course and day! And almost a hole in one on 17 was a highlight.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Was a little wet today but very playable. Greens were a lot of fun.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Don’t wait 20 years to play this gem

My wife and I celebrated our 21st anniversary in Asheville. We spent our first anniversary trip also in Asheville, and I passed up an opportunity to play while my wife enjoyed the spa. I have had several other opportunities and always passes up. Well never again! I will now play every time I’m in Asheville. The layout is amazing! Your short game and putting are crucial, as this is truly the challenging areas of the course. The setting of mountains and Grove Park make every hole a selfie opp. The staff were helpful and courteous.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow play but great round

Very slow pace of play. We were backed up at every hole. The greens were fast and it made you think of every putt. Bring your a game and you will very much enjoy your round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Played two days in a row

Fantastic course played it twice. Donald Ross is an evil genius.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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