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2.6
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Conditions
2.4
Value
2.8
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
3.1
Amenities
2.6
57.7%
Recommend this course
23 out of 39 reviews
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3.7
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Conditions
3.6
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
100.0%
Recommend this course
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3.4
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Conditions
3.3
Value
3.6
Layout
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Pace
3.6
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.0
87.5%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7360 yards
Slope 126
Rating 75.8

Formerly known as Renaissance Park Golf Course.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 7360 yards 75.8 126
White 72 6730 yards 73.1 121
Gold 72 6115 yards 70.3 115
Red (W) 72 5315 yards 70.6 120
Scorecard for Renaissance Park Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.5/141 585 475 180 525 195 455 460 345 445 3665 435 200 420 220 530 445 575 430 440 3695 7360
Blue M: 71.9/129 550 425 160 500 180 415 430 335 380 3375 400 150 390 200 500 405 495 395 420 3355 6730
White M: 69.2/120 W: 74.6/132 500 385 120 475 150 385 410 295 345 3065 350 130 350 160 480 375 465 365 375 3050 6115
Red M: 63.5/109 W: 68.1/120 470 310 90 450 110 345 380 250 255 2660 310 120 280 120 460 325 405 285 350 2655 5315
Handicap 1 3 17 13 9 5 7 11 15 16 18 6 14 10 2 8 12 4
Par 5 4 3 5 3 4 4 4 4 36 4 3 4 3 5 4 5 4 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1987
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

2.6
39 Reviews (39)
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Memorial Day Play with Bestie

Has a blast playing! Pace was great. Great staff. Greens could be cut a little lower however, the staff explained about the heat and the impact.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Location and price

Sounds like it’s improved. I’m new to the area and play it for location and price. Can’t be a little slow at times, difficult to see the group ahead of you from most tees. Adding bells would be huge improvement.

Layout is fun yet challenging.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value for the price

This is a muni golf course so don't expect the Ritz. This course is very descent and the greens are in great shape. Front 9 is easier than the back 9. One drivable par 4 which is fun. Fairways not the best rated but descent. Fun design and challenging for all skill levels. Course is starting to really green up as summer approaches.

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

New Year New Course

This is a Mecklenburg County Course so Pro ship is weaker than most BUT they continue to get newer clubs and balls. The grill has craft beer selections, solid. These things plus the poor fleet of carts is why there are really no 5s awarded. The course though is so much better. Go play! Highly enjoyable. Been several times. The greens are great. The back 9 is gorgeous! The short game course is awesome addition and you can’t beat unlimited wedge practice for 6 dollars and their driving range is as large as the higher end courses

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

Bad pace of play on the back 9

Played in the afternoon on a Sunday. Front 9 pace was great, once we jumped to the back 9 it was terrible. Waiting for 2-3 groups to go before we could tee off.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Decent But Challenging

The course greens were decent for a municipal course. The rough was not terrible yet offered some challenges. If it’s your first time out on the course, you will be challenged. Overall, an enjoyable outing.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Worst course in Charlotte

This place is a dump, literally. Greens are diseased, there are mosquito infested puddles, ant hills, and a lingering trash smell from when this place actually served its purpose well. I made the mistake of playing for a second, and last time.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

This course is not good!!!!

First time playing this course and last time. I played with my 2 sons, we try different course around SC and NC. The greens are some of the worst I have ever seen, there are ant beds everywhere and there was mud and puddles all over. This course is NOT worth the money.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

So disappointing

A really bad experience. Greens were in consistently bad condition including patches of crabgrass on fringes. Back nine fairways were either soggy and muddy or hard as a rock. My last time there.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Value...

For $28 Senior rate at 2PM, cannot complain about much. Conditions.....Fairways were very spotty but that is normal for this time of year as the Bermuda is just starting to come out. The greens were areated about mid-March so many were pretty bumpy. It looked like they were starting to come out well. The layout is definitely different. Lots of blind tee shots, so make sure you know where the fairway is going before you swing. The back in particularly interesting with a very wide variety of holes with lots of elevation changes.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Ok to play, but in transition.

Decent.
Some tee boxes in transition. The transition areas are not in play. Fairways were average. Most greens,except two or three were very good.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Nice place to play ; excuse the greens ;-)

Nice layout ; some interesting holes ; greens need maintenance

I played a nice morning round with John&Wayne (yeah...nice guys...we had some fun..)

I would enjoy this course even more if the greens would recover in the next weeks/months.
Layout is really interesting and offers opportunities for all skills of golfers.
You have to admit that lots of teeshots are blind... but don´t worry most holes are offering reasonable landing zones ...;-)

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wide open fairways

If you like hills and can't see where your ball is going then this is your course... The sprinklers were left on hole 1 box so we were going to start and tee off from 9 when we were yelled at a worker at course... He then turned sprinklers off... Grass along fairways were long and thick... Lost many golf balls though found some that other golfers couldn't find that were probably lost before us

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Course, Not Busy, Greens Need a Little Work

The course is hilly and there are plenty of blind shots which make it difficult for first timers. We were able to play 18 holes on a nice early fall Sunday morning in just under 41/4 hrs. The tee boxes, fairways and bunkers were all in good shape. The greens were a little patchy and sandy but not the worst I've played on. If the greens and golf paths were better maintained, I would rate this course much higher. All-in-all, I would return here to play again.. especially if I can get through the round in just over 4hrs!

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

BALL SWALLOWING ROUGH

The course has a great layout and creates a nice challenge. The rough needs to be attended to as the ball gets buried below the surface and cannot be found even when slightly off the fairway. The greens have quite a few bad spots and areas that need to be corrected. This is the only course I have played in the past four months that has no course maintenance workers present (it shows). The best golfer in our group said he will never return.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

In bad shape

The course was in pretty bad shape. There were several occasions where we lost our balls in the rough just slightly off the fairway. Rough was extremely long and the previously mowed grass was everywhere. Greens had just been aerated the week before but were in pretty bad shape as well (bald and sandy). I'm hoping the course bounces back quickly but I would not recommend for at least maybe another couple of weeks. They did provide us with a $20 voucher when we payed, so that took a lot of the "sting" out of the experience.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Layout - Hidden greens from tee box

Lots of hidden greens from the Tee box, and since this was my first time at the course it made for an interesting round. I think they have bermuda grass just off the fairways, it will hide your ball, almost have to step on it to find a ball a couple of feet off the fairway. Very nice layout though.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

A success story for municipal golf....a recovered landfill. Perhaps a little too long for the average player, and managable from the senior tees.

Pick the right tees or you're in for a long day. Demanding driving course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Played fast, but greens poor

I have played this course many times over the years. The fairways were in very good condition, but the greens were the worst I have ever seen.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
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