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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6931 yards
Slope 136
Rating 74.2

Olde Point Golf & Country Club sprawls across a rolling landscape covered with mature trees, sparkling blue lakes, and meandering streams. Native vegetation is abundant across the gentle hills. It is a course that is both scenic and challenging. Built in 1975, it opened to the public a year later although members enjoy guaranteed tee times. The many water features all over the course come into play frequently and there are also strategically placed bunkers lurking beside the greens. The doglegs are no easy feat either. From the championship tees, the golf course is a formidable test that requires well placed shots but the three other tees provide a gentler game that is more approachable for beginners. In addition to the golf course, Olde Point also has a grass driving range as well as chipping and putting greens.

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6931 yards 74.2 136
Gold 72 6386 yards 71.3 132
White 72 6050 yards 69.6 127
Silver 72 5513 yards 67.8 118
Red 72 5105 yards 70.4 123
Scorecard for Olde Point
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 74.2/136 400 196 364 560 394 372 446 504 167 3403 412 596 411 183 427 407 563 155 375 3529 6932
Gold M: 71.3/132 356 184 310 529 368 351 416 473 155 3142 394 583 350 134 373 373 534 143 360 3244 6386
White M: 69.6/127 347 169 288 500 354 339 390 454 142 2983 371 557 320 113 363 354 523 127 339 3067 6050
Silver M: 67.8/118 W: 72.8/127 317 169 288 433 354 276 331 454 142 2764 321 501 301 113 291 314 442 127 339 2749 5513
Red M: 65.6/111 W: 70.4/123 269 155 249 433 298 276 331 403 114 2528 321 501 221 98 291 314 442 116 273 2577 5105
Handicap 4 14 18 6 10 8 2 12 16 7 1 11 17 5 9 3 15 13
Par 4 3 4 5 4 4 4 5 3 36 4 5 4 3 4 4 5 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 12 14 18 4 10 6 8 2 16 11 1 13 17 5 9 3 15 7

Course Details

Year Built 1975
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jerry Turner (1975)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

2.5
23 Reviews (23)
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Conditions Poor
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Friendliness Poor
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Amenities Poor
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5.0
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Perfect weather
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A great find

Very nice course. Greens were in great shape as well as the fairways. We had a foursome in front of us which slowed play a bit but finished in a good time. We decided about 3 holes in that we would most definitely play this course again.

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

Great Layout, Greens Need Work

The layout is fun and makes you choose the right club. You can not just pull a driver out on every hole but the par threes. The worst part of this course is their greens, BUT they are in the process of fixing the issue. I am not a member here, I just live close by and usually play this course once a month. (Side note)You can NOT walk the course unless you are a member.

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

Hot Round

First time on the course. Nice layout and good condition. Greens were good except for a few problem areas on a few greens. Little shaggy so very slow. Staff was very friendly. Enjoyed the day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best in Wilmington / Hampstead

Such a good course for the money. They have wonderful deals all the time. Green's have vastly improved over the last couple months. Great condition!! I wish they had better food options. But definitely a great course for anyone, local or visiting.

Thanks!
Dan

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

THIS IS A DO AGAIN

GREAT STAFF, COURSE IN GREAT SHAPE A COUPLE OF GREENS ON BACK NINE NEED REPAIR. VERY NICE FAIRWAYS. CANT WAIT TO PLAY ON NEXT TRIP TO BEACH.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Course is coming along

The front nine was in really good condition. A couple of greens and fairways on the back nine need some attention. I have play on this course a few times in the past year and I can see that work is being done. I really enjoyed my day playing golf.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good

It was good course and I had fun. Pace of play was quite slow. Had already passed two groups of two by the time I had gotten to the 4th hole. Then I was stuck behind a foursome the rest of the time because they wouldn't let me play through. Over all it was a great course and beautiful day.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Poor weather
Used cart

Winter Winds

Great course for the higher handicapers. Not easy [especially in the 20 mph+ wind I played in] but not overly challenging either. Wind really only effected about half the holes [other half sheltered]. Some water by very manageable; some sand but not overly trapped like some I have played in the area. I will definitely go back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

This course has great features

this course has great all around experiences from staff to course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout. Some interesting holes

Even though the course was wet in some places due to rain the previous day, the fairways and greens were in very good condition.
We are planning to play the course again.

Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fair

Was able to get 18 holes for $22. Was only able to play 16 before it got dark. Course was very wet, tee boxes were uneven, and good luck even trying to putt on those greens. It would be worth it for $18 for 18.

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

Good value, a little wet

Course is good shape for all the rain recently and was great value for the cost. Everybody there nice. Greens decent.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

over charged

booked on line with golf now on line price was 24.00 per person got to course and they charged me 34.00 per person. when we got done with round pro shop was closed. not very pleased!!!!

Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Classic Course

The course has a great layout, very classic country club style course with tree lines and pretty views. It is evident that the condition of the course is a work in progress, and is being worked on, but I'm sure when all is finished the course will be in great shape. Staff was enthusiastic and friendly, the people in Hampstead in general are all friendly and helpful. Good experience overall.

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

Not bad

Before I played here the reviews were horrible, but I don't know what everyone was talking about. You can tell the course just had some construction with the greens. But for $20 you can't beat this course

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Old World Charm

After reading the reviews on this course I was very hesitant to play it. I booked a hot deal for $21. Upon playing I was the only one (it seemed) to be on the course. Every one else was finished or on the back nine.
The greens were in fantastic shape. There were only 3 greens that were not in top shape, #9, #10, #11. That was easy to remember. The pin or cup location on these holes, made it easier, taking the bare spots out of line.
The old world charm of the trees, sand, and narrow fairways makes this course great. The friendly staff also helps... Definitely on my play it again list when I come to Topsail Island.
They are working on this course, 5 different mowers and 5 landscapers on my round. Everyone was friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 04/20/2016

We play this course occasionally and for the past couple of years have come away, disappointed with the condition of the course. The greens were bumpy and infested with other grasses and the fairway;s were patchy and inconsistent. They always blame the weather or recent wind, rain or snow, but just down the road at Castle Bay the conditions are always great.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not worth the money, even with "hot deal"

3 greens were under construction so they just killed some grass near the green and planted a flag in the dirt.

It was clear the entire course had not been mowed for a few days as the fairways were like the 1st cut of rough, the rough was inconsistent and deep in patches, and the greens were as easily navigated with an iron or wedge as the would be with a putter.

The guy at the golf counter was considering not letting us play because my playing partner didn't have a collared shirt which wouldn't have been so ridiculous had the course not been so poor. I considered leaving the course after the front nine and asking for my money back but as it was a golf now deal I figured I had no chance at that so we finished our extremely unsatisfactory 18.

Honestly the course should be $15.00 to be reasonable with the conditions and maintenence the course recieved.

Furthermore the clubhouse restaurant was not open when our round began after noon. All in all one of the most dissapointing Golf Now experiences I have ever had, and the most dissapointing "vacation golf" experience I have ever had.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens

Greens are in poor condition. Somewhat recovering.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good old mature course

Good old mature course but the greens need a lot of work.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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