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4.2
66 Reviews (66)
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3 Stars
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2
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
91.6%
Recommend this course
62 out of 66 reviews
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4.1
16 Reviews (16)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
87.5%
Recommend this course
14 out of 16 reviews
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4.1
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
87.0%
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20 out of 23 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6461 yards
Slope 134
Rating 71.2
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Golden Hills Golf and Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1988
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Garl (1988)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker 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

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Reviews

4.2
66 Reviews (66)
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Nice course with good upkeep.

Course is in great condition. Tight fairways with some fun/challenging holes. 17 is my personal favorite.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Good semi-private course

Normally, this course would be a little too expensive for me but I got a great deal on GolfNow. I prefer more open fairways, but I have no complaints about this golf course. It was in excellent condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hot Deal

Played for $35 on GolfNow Hot Deal....and boy was it HOT! 100 Degrees!
This course is in fantastic shape....great greens, friendly staff, nice fairways, decent tee boxes. One of the best courses in Columbia area.

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

Getting better every week

Pace of play was slow due to ignorant beginners not letting singles play through. Pro shop staff and bar staff were amazing as always. Greens are fabulous and only getting better. They will be punching them first week of June I heard so maybe first half of June steer clear.

Value Fair
Pace Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Blind Holes

Didn’t like lay up holes off tee some very pretty holes “17”

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very slow

It took an hour and 40 minutes to play four holes. I actually quit playing after four holes because it would’ve taken me seven hours to play 18. I do not recommend this course to anyone. It was a total waste of money.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was really wet due to rain. Greens are good as usual. Laurice in the bar is always super friendly and up beat. Pro shop guys were really nice too. They let me hit free range balls.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Not for low handicappers

I usually practice putting here on my lunch break because the greens are excellent so I thought I would give the course a try. Sadly I left disappointed. In the course layout sets up for the player who consistently bunts it down the fairway 190 yards at a time. Fairways are extremely narrow And the greens are postage stamps. I don’t like golf course is built through neighborhoods because they take away imagination and creativity. There is only one way to play most of the golf holes here.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best course in the Midlands of SC

We play Golden Hills regularly. Great course, good value, friendly staff. We've had alot of rain this winter so mushy fairways on some holes can't be helped but the greens are always good.

If you're in the Midlands of SC play Golden Hills!

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

Hurricane Round

The Course needs more yardage markers, otherwise it’s nearly perfect.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Awesome Greens

Was looking for a course to get some decent practice in but mostly looking for one with good greens and I can vouch that these were some lovely greens. Also got a smoking deal for a afternoon tee-time! I’ll be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Better than average.

Year round course is in better than average condition. If it is your first time on the course there are two holes on the back that are a bit quirky. 10 & 12 both are no more than 200 yards off the tee for me. 10 stay on the left side of fairway for a good angle over the water to the green. 12 play it straight away, 3 shot hole to the green which slopes from back to front severely and is quick, stay below the hole to have best shot at birdie or par. Good luck and enjoy!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Excellent course

Excellent course with awesome true rolling greens. Well worth the price to play. Tee boxes were good, even though some were not level. Fareways were hard with green grass. Greens were hard and fast. Will definitely play here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Accommodating Staff

I had booked Hot Deal for me since friend not available. After short time, he was available but Hot Deals were gone, so made alternate tee time. Staff had no problems ensuring we were able to play together. They are ALWAYS friendly and showing flexibility is why I will continue to play here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

All time Favorites

As usual Chad @ Golden Hills has the greens looking and rolling fantastic. Difficult hole positions are able to be attacked with quick yet receptive greens. Grass isn't fully out if dormancy. Courses were wet due to heavy winter rains in the past weeks. Course was dry and carts were allowed in 95% of fairways. Played many courses in this area and my honest opinion are that Golden Hills and Cobblestone Park are the courses to play if you don't mind spending a little extra. It's definitely worth it.

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

Golden Hills Value

Excellent course with a wonderful layout and fast greens. Great customer service and amenities.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Located between Charlotte, NC and Columbia, SC along I-77, the Olde English District includes seven counties in the Piedmont (upstate) area of South Carolina.
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