The Golf Club of South Carolina at Crickentree

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2.8
178
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
66
3 Stars
31
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
28
Conditions
2.3
Value
3.7
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.6
Amenities
2.5
60.9%
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120 out of 178 reviews
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2.7
13
5 Stars
1
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5
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3
Conditions
2.3
Value
3.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.7
Amenities
2.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
61.5%
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8 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7022 yards
Slope 141
Rating 74.1
Editor's Note: Course closed for business in 2018. Originally opened in 1988 as a private club called Crickentree, the course changed its name and opened to public when it changed ownership in 1996. The golf course is known for its beautiful setting that has everything from meandering streams to towering hardwoods. There is also a scenic 17-acre lake that comes into play on a few holes. The risk-reward layout appeals to players of all skill levels. With good course management, the rewards are plenty, but it's not overly punishing for the high handicapper. The golf course is just over 7,000 yards from the back tees, equipped with holes that will please long hitters as well as shorter, trickier holes.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7022 yards 74.1 141
Blue 72 6491 yards 72.0 131
White 72 6002 yards 70.1 126
Gold 72 5548 yards 68.3 121
Gold (W) 72 5548 yards 75.4 139
Red (W) 72 4791 yards 71.3 130
Scorecard for Crickentree
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: 74.1/141 507 377 414 171 415 554 207 416 406 3467 418 524 406 192 406 450 411 216 532 3555 7022
Blue M: 72.0/131 480 350 381 138 378 519 178 385 375 3184 387 507 378 172 381 424 391 170 497 3307 6491
White M: 70.1/126 470 350 333 138 366 510 136 372 352 3027 342 500 331 130 331 377 371 127 466 2975 6002
Gold M: 68.3/121 W: 75.4/139 413 315 326 102 335 423 136 326 322 2698 342 429 331 130 331 377 317 127 466 2850 5548
Red W: 71.3/130 367 272 281 72 288 379 129 306 280 2374 297 393 269 116 288 302 275 71 406 2417 4791
Handicap 13 15 3 17 1 11 9 5 7 2 18 10 12 8 4 14 6 16
Par 5 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 36 4 5 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 11 15 7 17 1 9 13 3 5 2 14 10 12 6 4 18 16 8

Course Details

Year Built 1987
Greens TifEagle Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ken Killian (1987) Dick Nugent

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
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

2.8
178

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 32
Elevation Changes 29
Narrow Fairways 23
This course/club is great for:
Locals 26
Advanced Golfers 22
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 22
Worth the Drive 18
Convenient to the City 15

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
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Previously Played

Terrible course

Good thing they are closing in a week. Not worth a penny.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Love Hurts

I love to play this course because it has an exceptional architecture, it's a great value whether or not you play via Golfnow, and it's just a a fun place for golf. So I was hurt when I walked to the clubhouse to check in the other day and saw the sign announcing that the course will permanently close on July 18. I later heard that its sister course in Florence, SC will also be closing. There are other courses in our area, but I'll miss those early morning tee shots at Crickentree, the quiet beauty at that time of day at that place, the staff friendliness, and the chance to have so much fun at such a great price. Good luck and Godspeed to the staff and management.

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

Always a great venue

I'm grateful for golf courses like this one where you can experience a unique and challenging layout, enjoy the scenery, and have a good time without spending a lot of money. Course conditions here are as good as I've seen in the past year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Still a good value

Fore the most part, the greens are okay and will run fairly true, but in some areas they are rough and bumpy. I imagine the recent downpours play a part in that, but some of the problem areas are chronic. Still, this is an outstanding layout and a beautiful place to play golf. GolfNow hot deals make this an exceptional value.

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

Good for the price

Course was decent for the price. Asked the staff what it would usually cost and they said $25 for around the same time we booked on GolfNow for less than $15 each. I prob would play here again for the GolfNow price but definitely not the $25. Layout is okay, greens were kinda muddy in parts. Fairways were decent as well. Big fan of 17 and for the Hotdeals price I would suggest to anyone.

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

Won't be back

I should have suspected... I pulled into the parking lot and there was one other car. The pro in the shop was very personable and answered all my questions. To make a long story short, it seemed I was the only one playing. The layout was interesting and sometimes challenging. The course was in bad shape! The tee boxes were ragged as we're the fairways and especially the greens. Might be a good place to practice, hit a few shots off each tee and hit up to the greens and pick up. I hope they get these issues resolved. I think it could be an enjoyable track.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

NEGLECTED

THIS COURSE IS A GREAT T4ACK THAT HAS BEEN NEGLECTED FOR SOME TIME NOW UNFORTUNATELY! I HAVE ALWAYS LOVED PLAYING DUE TO THE TRACK, BUT EITHER THERE IS NO MONEY TO SPEND ON THE CONDITIONS OR THEY ARE ABOUT TO CLOSE. CART PATHS ARE VERY BAD WITH TREE ROOTS AND BRANCHES DOWN EVERYWHERE. THE GREENS HAD A BARE MINIMUM OF GRASS ON THEM, YES DUE TO WEATHER CONDITIONS THUSFAR THIS YEAR, BUT THAT MAY NOT HELP WHEN THE WEATHER BREAKS WITH THE CONDITION THEY ARE IN NOW. ITS A SHAME AS IT IS A GREAT LAYOUT!

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

CC of SC

New sand is very badly needed in all sand traps. If not clean them out & let the grass grow for your 2nd cut.......

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Past its prime

Course in tough shape even for April.

Carts paths are in bad shape. Greens were very

early spring brown. Fairways patchy.

Staff were very polite and helpful.

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

Good course

Course layout, distance and rating was excellent. Grreens were in very poor shape.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf club of south carolina crickentree

I have played this course many times. It has less than fair greens, but the payout is one of the best around. In 2 years thus course has begun to transform into a decently maintained course. If this continues I will be joining this course as a member. 375 for the year! Soon, it will be worth it again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Find another course

It’s been quite a long time since I have played a course in as poor of conditioner this course is. From the moment you turn onto the property, it’s apparent that they have no desire to so much as give the appearance of a clean, well kept golf club. The greens were among the worst I have ever played. Tightly” pack dirt that is obviously lacking as much moisture as itis lacking blades of actual grass. Will not return.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course, great value

Every couple of weeks or so I drive nearly an hour to play this course, most often via a GolfNow Hot Deal, and I will continue to do so because it is a great course to play and an exceptional value. There are several other courses that are much closer, and good values, too, but the course at Crickentree is special. Course conditions are the best I've seen in a long time, the staff are friendly and helpful, and it's just a fun and rewarding place to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice layout...needs TLC

I really like the layout of the course. However, the entire facility is in dire need of someone who knows how or cares to take care of the place. I would play it again because of the price, the fact there were not a lot of people there, and it beats paying $10 in range balls to work on your swing. This would be a great course if they would just put some work into cleaning and repairing.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bad Course...Save your $$$

The price was low but still not worth it. The staff was ok but almost ignored us. the real problem was the course conditions. It had not rained in 4-5 days but the fairway grass was long and so were the greens. Not to mention the greens had ball marks all over and were covered in bare spots. There was mud all over the place from over watering everything.

The fairways did not have a consistent grass type but were mostly crabgrass with weeds all over too. There are not cart paths on most holes so there are trench marks from tires all over due to it being wet in low areas. Then on high ground many times you would hit the ball and leave a normal divot but get sand in your face as it was so loose below the grass.

The tee boxes were mostly loose dirt.

I went once before and had been told they were getting it back in shape but it is actually much worse now. I would not recommend anyone waste there money.

If they spent the money and got a grounds crew that knew what they were doing this could be a good course as the layout is pretty good but it is just a rundown dump at this point.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Could Be Better

This course was once a great course! Unfortunately, it's no longer the case. The greens are bumpy and appear to be on the mend. The greens are moldy. The views are great and the course needs to catch up to the surroundings. This could become the best course in the area with a little TLC, let truth be told currently not there yet. I come to this course to practice my game without being rushed.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course, great deal

The more I play this course, the better I like it. The course architecture is superb and the fairways are in really good shape. The regular greens fees are very reasonable, and the GolfNow Hot Deals for the course are outstanding values.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good times

It is a very well laid out course. It does need garbage cans, ball cleaner, and towel to dry your ball at the start of every hole. People do not litter generally if there are garbages acessable. The staff was great and I am looking forward to playing again. This is a great course and the staff make it a great experience no matter what level you play at.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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