Palmetto Golf Club

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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 71
Length 6695 yards
Slope 138
Rating 73.5
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Tournament 71 6695 yards 73.5 138
Red 71 6451 yards 72.0 134
Red/White 71 6303 yards 71.0 130
White 71 6098 yards 70.6 128
Gold 71 5357 yards 67.5 122
Blue 71 5180 yards 70.5 118
Scorecard for Palmetto Golf Club, Inc.
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Tournament M: 73.7/143 389 368 455 388 458 464 180 441 199 3342 518 170 448 423 550 338 212 388 306 3353 6695
Red M: 72.2/137 389 368 410 388 439 464 163 441 178 3240 482 170 382 423 550 298 212 388 306 3211 6451
Red/White M: 71.5/134 347 368 410 388 413 464 163 399 178 3130 482 170 382 385 550 298 212 388 306 3173 6303
White M: 70.6/128 W: 75.8/134 347 330 410 388 413 437 139 399 162 3025 464 149 365 385 550 254 212 388 306 3073 6098
Gold M: 67.5/122 W: 72.2/126 347 304 375 326 343 412 105 330 138 2680 409 131 331 331 464 233 179 327 272 2677 5357
Blue W: 70.1/121 347 304 375 326 343 353 105 330 138 2621 409 131 292 331 464 233 150 327 222 2559 5180
Handicap 11 13 1 7 3 17 15 5 9 12 18 6 2 10 16 4 8 14
Par 4 4 4 4 4 5 3 4 3 35 5 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 36 71

Course Details

Year Built 1892
Golf Season Year round
Architect Alister MacKenzie (1932) Tom Doak (2005) Gil Hanse (2007)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

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5.0
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather

classic old school

My fifth round at this most enjoyable course. Brought a well traveled friend last year and we both thought that perhaps this is what Augusta National may have like when it was first open. Not long but all you can handle as reflected in the 138 slope. The whole vibe is a key part of the experience. Low key but elegant. If you go, do not miss the great memorabilia in the club house. Wonderful staff. The whole town of Aiken is wonderful with some fascinating history as it relates to golf and polo. Also home club of Kevin Kisner and Scott Brown with Kevin's house right off 17. Look forward to a couple of rounds during our Masters trip in two months.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful Old Course

I wish modern course architects would visit this course and take a few notes. While the layout is not overwhelming it is challenging and will test your shot shaping skills. If you've never played here before, make sure to hire one of their caddies, shot placement both off the tee and on the greens is critical. I have probably played at least 50 different courses in South Carolina is this is my favorite by far. The staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The fairways were in good shape and the greens are some of the best I've ever putted on.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather

Can't Beat Palmetto Golf Club

I only get to play Palmetto once a year and it is never disappointing. The condition of the course is outstanding in every respect. Fast greens, wide open fairways and excellent fairways. Not much of a 19th hole, but the Pro Shop is great...well stocked and goof variety.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Channel
Previously Played
Good weather

Dr. Alister MacKenzie's other north Georgia gem

Located about 30 minutes from Augusta National, there is a letter in the clubhouse from Bobby Jones asking the managers at Palmetto to limit play for National members because so many were bypassing the home of the Masters to play the Aiken, S.C., layout. MacKenzie used land that is similar to Augusta National's, with his signature wide fairways and unique green complexes, and unlike Augusta National Palmetto has changed little over the years. Palmetto is Augusta National without the green grass, and much easier to get a tee time.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good

Stay & Play Offers

$145 Starting price
Valid dates: Feb 11, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
4 days/ 3 nights with unlimited golf, starting at $145 pp/pn
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