Golf Advisor Icon
Rating Index Rating
Tooltip Information Icon
3.9
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
3.1
Amenities
3.0
97.0%
Recommend this course
19 out of 23 reviews
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.0
1 Reviews (1)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 1 reviews
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.0
1 Reviews (1)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 1 reviews
Read Reviews

About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 5941 yards
Slope 122
Rating 67.3
Book a Tee Time at
Southwick Golf Course
Powered by GolfNow.com

Course Details

Year Built 1969
Fairways 419 Bermuda
Greens L-93 Bentgrass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Elmo Cobb (1969)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

3.9
23 Reviews (23)
Advanced Filters
Overall Rating
Recommended
Handicap
Age
Type of Golfer
Gender
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Always a Bargin

Play Southwick an average of once a month. Nothing fancy about the course, but it is inexpensive and has some challenging holes. Great golf course to go play with you buddies.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Value Course

A challenging course that is inexpensive and fun to play. No dress code, just play golf. Worth a visit but downsides are course conditions and tendency to allow walk in's to go ahead of tee times

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

It's okay.

Bumpy cart paths and fairways. Poor green quality but it is winter. The club house girls are hot but not friendly. Will play again in the spring to see if conditions improve.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Never again on Monday, Wednesday or Friday

Due to the 5 and 6 somes of Senior play, this day was unbearable. I had to jump around to get in 13 holes of golf in (4.5 hours) due to the slow play and over booking. I found out midway through the round that Seniors are present on M, W, and Friday. Now, I have nothing against Seniors, I am one myself however, when the groups SWELL to 5 or 6 players well, you know the outcome. Look for me on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Please bring back Sourwood.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Southwick

Great course away from Chapel Hill where I live. Expected less of a course than it was especially for the price. Short course with a great many unique hole layouts. Might be viewed as a lesser course by the long bombers, but for most amateurs especially seniors or beginners, I think it is fantastic. Really enjoyed it and will certainly return. Course was in great shape. Tee boxes and fairways were average viewing it is getting on into winter. A lot of leaves in roughs and away from fairways. Greens were great. A lot of breaks and fast, something I enjoy. Need to stay below the hole if possible. Never played here before so this was a challenge especially since there were many elevated greens. A few were hit with some sort of blight, but were kept well and decent to putt. All the rest were excellent. Not much in the way of clubhouse amenities if you are the type to sit around and hoist a few after the round and embellish your great shots.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Very good layout !

Play this course especially if you're a beginner they are good people there too to take care of all your needs .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Default User Image
Commented on 09/09/2016

How were the course conditions?

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Best Round Ever

I was happy with the course. Plus it helped that I shot the best round of golf ever.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Beautiful Scenery and Good Value

The front nine is a great run for beginners. Three nice par 3's but also a long hole or two. Even then, there are some big elevation changes to test you a bit. Two of the par 3's are to elevated greens. Course is set in rolling hills with trees and pretty views. Some water, and ponds are unusually beautiful with flowers, frogs etc. Extremely friendly staff. There are some negatives. There is no water on the course, so bring enough. There are not enough ball washers. Greens were too soft. No practice area save for a putting green, though they do allow chipping onto the putting green. These might often be enough to go down to three stars for an otherwise nice golf course, but given the extremely modest green fees and friendly staff, I think it earns four. In reference to one of the other reviews, there was no sign of any smells while we were there. Another plus, this course has visible, well-maintained yardage markers, another help for the beginning player, and a bit unusual. Even some nicer courses are letting these go, I guess on the assumption that most players have some sort of range finding device nowadays.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun Course/Good Layout

First time playing course. Greens in very good condition. Fairways need some work and sand traps not maintained.
A fun, challenging layout for the average golfer. Course you mention at check in that there is no drinking water or bev cart aervice available on course.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Default User Image
Commented on 08/05/2016

We played yesterday and I have not seen greens that bad in years. There was crab grass or weeds on the first three holes that was so bad, we couldn't really putt. You're right about the fairways, it's more like a field with a lot of weeds. We used to come out and the course was never a top tier course but at $20 it was a great value with a decent challenge. But now, even with a hot deal of $10 it is not worth it. Staff was friendly but course was atrocious.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Bad smell and very poor course

Absolutely the worst course I have ever played in my life. First of all you smell sewage in the air as soon as you get out of the car. I don't know if it is coming from the South Waste Water Treatment Plant for the City of Burlington, or a Diary Farm near by, it stinks.
Next there are no lay out, (or illustration) of the course at any Tee Off, so you don't know which way to hit the ball. Course is very narrow and nothing but hills and swamps. I paid for 18 holes, but just left after 8 holes. This course takes the fun out of playing golf. Once again "IT SMELLS REALLY BAD"

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Southwick

Course desperately needs ball washers, and some water coolers would be nice. Greens were in good shape, the fairways could use some work.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Unprofessional

Our 1:00 tee off was delayed over an hour as they ran out of carts and we had to wait for some to come in. In addition there were duplicate tee time bookings causing confusion at the first tee. Play was extremely slow and we were only able to complete 12 holes.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 34
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great potential

Lotsof elements of a great course too bad not enuf money to exploit interesting features all over the course fine value for what it is

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 51
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

nice layout but need to maintain well fairways

layout is pretty nice. very fun to play. It is a short course but lot of up and down, blind tee shot, narrow fairways. some fairways are terrible. green need to work too. even though this bad condition , I will come back again.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Boost your ego!

This course is very playable. Shorter than the card says, the par 5s make you feel lime a pro, and the five par 3s boost your score and ego. The layout is beautiful, especially the back nine. Definitely worth the rate, and the golfnow "hot deals" offer a super price!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Walked

Really Fun Course

This really was a fun course. It is in the middle of nowhere, but it is one of those fun finds. First of all, the cost to play 18 with a cart, is ridiculously low. So, you would expect the greens to be terrible. Not so. The greens were in really good shape, and the fairways were not too shabby. Is this course super plush and green. Eh, not really, but again, you're not paying UNC Finley prices. I found many of the holes to be enjoyable. The scenery was really awesome, as well. I can tell that this place can get really crowded, quickly, but I was there at a good time when there weren't many people on the course. There is not a starter, so it's kind of a free for all to begin, but that's not a big deal for me. I will definitely be going back to this course, again. It's about 30 minutes from where I live, but for the price and the fun factor, I'll be back. Plus, all the other courses in the area seem to be going through greens repair or fairway repairs, so this is a great spot to hit while everyone else is getting ready for the fall.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Good place to play

Has some challenging holes but for the average golfer this would be a good place to play. Greens good, fairways are green but not with good grass.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

This course is a golfer friendly course and suits all types of play. I recommend this course and plan on coming back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Nearby Courses
Burlington, North Carolina
Public
3.0
1
Graham, North Carolina
Semi-Private
4.3633117647
355
Burlington, North Carolina
Private
5.0
1
Mebane, North Carolina
Semi-Private
4.7352941176
26
Burlington, North Carolina
Public/Municipal
3.8854
131
Mebane, North Carolina
Public
3.8519411765
63
Whitsett, North Carolina
Public
3.9015166667
23
Stoney Creek, North Carolina
Semi-Private
4.4
5
McLeansville, North Carolina
Public
3.0
1
Pittsboro, North Carolina
Public
3.8865941176
341
Hillsborough, North Carolina
Semi-Private
4.75
7
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Public
3.9166666667
3

Stay & Play Offers

From $389
Valid dates: Jun 06, 2017 - Jun 30, 2020
Let The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee create unforgettable Georgia vacations with packages that deliver adventure-filled weekend getaways, unrivaled golf outings or romantic escapes with your significant other.
Now Reading
New Cookie Policy
WE AND OUR PARTNERS USE COOKIES ON THIS SITE TO IMPROVE OUR SERVICE, PERFORM ANALYTICS, PERSONALIZE ADVERTISING, MEASURE ADVERTISING PERFORMANCE, AND REMEMBER WEBSITE PREFERENCES. BY USING THE SITE, YOU CONSENT TO THESE COOKIES. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COOKIES INCLUDING HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CONSENT VISIT OUR COOKIE POLICY.
CONTINUE