Old Carolina Golf Club

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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1.3
Value
2.2
Layout
0
Friendliness
3.4
Pace
3.5
Amenities
1.8
20.3%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3365
Slope 145
Rating 36.7
Editor's Note: Course closed for business in 2015.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 36 3365 yards 36.7 145
Blue 36 3160 yards 35.9 135
White 36 2990 yards 35.0 127
Red (W) 36 2435 yards 33.5 121
Scorecard for Old Carolina Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 30.1/85 385 170 380 520 200 405 400 550 430 3440 null null null null null null null null null 3440
Blue M: 35.2/90 365 160 360 500 180 380 380 525 405 3255 null null null null null null null null null 3255
White M: 28.3/80 350 150 330 485 170 355 350 505 380 3075 null null null null null null null null null 3075
Red W: 30.2/90 280 115 260 435 135 280 285 230 270 2290 null null null null null null null null null 2290
Handicap 5 9 2 8 6 7 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Par 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 5 4 36 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36

Course Details

Year Built 1996
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

1.7
128

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 17
Forced Carries 15
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 12
Beginners 11
Seniors 7
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 7
Convenient to the City 6

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

This is what a course looks like right before closing

Perhaps the worst golf course I have ever played. The fairways and greens were in terrible shape. The one and only day that I played there it looked like the fairways were not owed for at least two weeks, no exaggeration. I lost three balls in the middle of the fairway because the grass was so deep. I should have known it was going to be a bad experience when I pulled in a the parking lot and there were only five cars. This may be one of the cheapest rounds you find on line, but I would not play there again even if the round was free.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Unbelievable

The old rule, you get what you pay for is true. I got it for $10 for 18, sorry to say, I overpaid

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worst course I've ever played. They should not be on Golfnow . It's aweful.

This is the worst course I've ever played. It should be taken off Golfnow .

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Going in Wrong Direction

I haven't played a worse maintained course in all my years of golf. I played this course in 2008 and it was great. Yesterday was much different with unmoved tee boxes and fairways, with grass deeper than roughs at other coirses. I lost 4 balls in the fairways. Parts of greens were burned out and other parts were infested with fire ants. The greens fees were low but not enough to entice me to return until the course improves it's maintenance.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Skip it!

All the rate was very cheap, there are only nine holes to this course so you have to play them twice to really get your moneys worth for the price you're paying. We played from the championship tees and the boxes were not even mowed! The grass was way too high on the tee boxes and the rest of the course was for poor to mediocre. The greens were in bad shape. I have played several courses in this area and paid the same rate and had much better experiences at those places. Lesson learned, I will not play here again.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

Not bad

This was a pretty good course some rough greens. Can't wait to play again!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hugely disappointing!

I took my 12 and 13 year old sons here to golf 9 holes. None of us are great or even good golfers, so we wanted to stay out of the way of more experienced golfers. That we did, no one else was on this course. The empty parking lot should have alerted us, but these were the worst greens I have ever seen in my life! Crab grass, sand and ants are about all that you'll find here! We knew it wasn't a premium course, but it certainly not the Hilton Head golf experience we were expecting. Pay a little more and play elsewhere!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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SwingingSmooth
Commented On 2015-09-08T16:43:27.000+00:00

http://www.oldcarolinagolfclub.com/course/ It even says its in poor shape LOL

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eejdf
Commented On 2015-08-16T12:22:50.000+00:00

You were expecting way too much for the price. Sorry you were disappointed.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value

Right price here. Challenging course. Will play again next vacation. Some rough greens and tees. I'm sure this place was in excellent shape in its prime.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time

Went with my son and nephew. Good course for kids to just whack some balls around. However, greens were in terrible condition. Could not even teach kids how to put because there was no more than 5 feet of green to putt on without it being dirt or completely damages green. Would not recommend. Although cheap, and nobody else on the course....tough to teach the game to kids. A little TLC would do the course wonders.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Old Carolina, Hilton Head

Nice owner, but this course should be shut down. Absolute worst course I ever played. Half of the greens were dirt - you could not even putt. Crab grass took over the entire fairways. Tee boxes were not mowed. Not sure how they stay in business- I was literally the only one on the course, I guess others know as well.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Stay Away, very far away

Tee box had weeds/crabgrass 4 - 8 inches high. Greens had very little grass and fairways can only be enjoyed by a heard of sheep.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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eejdf
Commented On 2015-07-09T14:51:27.000+00:00

Really? The course wasn't even open July 4th.

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eejdf
Commented On 2015-07-09T14:42:06.000+00:00

Really? I thought it was a very plesent course for $16. That is for 9 holes with a cart. Some folks expect Augusta National I guess?

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

Awful!!

The course is a very pasture with no evidence of any maintenance including not cutting the grass on the greens or tee boxes. It is unplayable.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bank owned - terrible condition

They need to take this course off of golf advisor. If there was any staff available, I would have tried to get my money back. Only played 9 holes. That was 9 too many. Course is unplayable. Gave up putting after 2 holes. Awful!!! It's a joke that one star is the lowest rating I can give.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

You get what you pay for.

Honestly I have never played on a golf course in such poor shape. Wanted to take my beginner daughters out so the price ($11 per player) was right. Club rental ($25) was a bit high in my opinion for such a course.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible conditions.

Fairways and greens in terrible condition. Seen better cow pastures. No matter what the price it's not worth playing.

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

Course in rough shape

Exec 9 hole needs tlc Course has not been kept up Greens not in good shape

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Horrible

Sad excuse of a course! No grass, all weeds and anthills

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Good layout course lots of potential

Course is the worst I have ever seen no maintenance from tee box,fairway not even cut.Grass over 15inches and greens was horrible no grass just dirt.Overall course should be closed for maintenance. I Waisted my money.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

where is the grass?

This course needs a LOT of work! the fairways were all weeds and Sandy soil. The greens - were slightly green and mostly compressed sand. Was told that it will now get watered and sprayed. But don't see that it would be playable until next year, even if this happens. On the plus side, the carts were quick.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Not a course, but a field of weeds

I don't like to give negative reviews, but I felt people needed to know about this course. I missed the turn into the course and drove by what looked like it was once a golf course but had reverted to weeds due to lack of care. Unfortunately, we were driving by the first hole of the course, and it was worse than it appeared from the road. We jokingly called our experience "prairie golf," and that pretty much sums up the experience. I awarded two stars because the lady who worked in the clubhouse was so nice and accommodating, and because the clubhouse looked so professional that it was hard to believe the course conditions could be as bad as they were. If you need to practice getting out of bad lies and playing in sand, then this is the course for you. Otherwise, save your money.

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