Calhoun Country Club

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3.6
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5 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
5.0
Amenities
3.1
67.5%
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26 out of 36 reviews
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4.0
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.0
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5.0
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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6362
Slope 122
Rating 70.9
Type Semi-Private
Calhoun Country Club sprawls across Saint Matthews' gently rolling hills. The club offers a championship golf course that is woven through stands of towering pines and mature hardwoods. Scenic landscaping accentuates the course, blending in seamlessly with the beauty of the natural terrain. The trees come into play along the fairways but they are not the landscape's only hazard. A pond and a stream come into play on several holes, most memorably on the par-4 15th where golfers will have to carry the stream that cuts across the hole. Another challenging hole is the par-4 17th. Accuracy is required in order to navigate the dogleg left fairway and the well protected green. Calhoun Country Club also has a driving range and putting green for golfers to use and there are also tennis courts for those who don't play golf.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6362 yards 70.9 122
White 71 5969 yards 68.9 117
Gold 71 5230 yards 67.0 107
Red (W) 71 4782 yards 68.4 118
Scorecard for Calhoun
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: 71.1/132 316 376 390 185 475 473 182 376 536 3309 481 175 472 420 198 378 165 379 385 3053 6362
White M: 69.0/128 306 365 357 177 463 429 168 344 515 3124 444 165 454 398 185 349 156 339 355 2845 5969
Gold M: 65.7/117 W: 70.7/123 276 240 310 168 425 382 145 320 440 2706 424 155 425 320 162 330 143 265 300 2524 5230
Red W: 67.2/114 253 212 304 164 348 298 143 272 432 2426 391 148 418 295 157 276 125 249 297 2356 4782
Handicap 15 11 3 9 17 1 13 5 7 16 12 14 2 8 4 18 6 10
Par 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 5 36 5 3 5 4 3 4 3 4 4 35 71
Handicap (W) 11 17 5 15 7 9 13 3 1 2 14 4 8 16 6 18 10 12

Course Details

Year Built 1959
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ellis Maples

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs No
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire such as collared shirts, no denim are required.

Reviews

3.6
37

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Amazing Food 4
Drinks 4
Patio Dining 4
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 8
Water Hazards 7
Undulating Greens 5
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 6
Locals 5
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 5
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7
Convenient to the City 2
In the 'Burbs 2

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Looks abandoned

This course is in the worst condition that I have ever seen any course. It looks as though it has been closed for some time. The grass is so high that you can't find the fairway from the tee box. The bunkers are overgrown and the strange part is that the greens weren't that bad. I am not a prima donna and can excuse a lot of faults but this made me leave after playing just five holes.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

CHALLENGING!

The greens were beautiful. The fairways could use some help. There are plenty of mature trees, a small creek on the back 9 and a couple of beautiful ponds. The course needs a little help, but I think by refilling the sand in the bunkers, landscaping the fairways a bit and getting rid of some of the debris left from the hurricane this course will be top notch! There is no other course within a 50 mile radius such as this. A true diamond in the rough. No pun on words. I am hearing some rumors that by the fall of 2018 it will have undergone a huge facelift and will look better than it has ever. I can hardly wait for the transformation!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
1.0
First Time Playing

Couldn't tell fairway from rough

I wouldn't recommend this course to anyone.The staff was great.I had an 8am tee time.I arrived at 1st hole and hit a solid drive right down middle of fairway.It took me 20 minutes to find my ball because grass was not cut in fairway.This happened all day.Also with grass so high ball wouldn't release when it hit fairway.It just stopped as if I hit into a bunker.Greens has ant piles on some of them.I will definitely not be going back

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Lots of elevation changes, beautiful views.

Four of us played this course in early April and were pleased at the prices and the conditions, but the greens were still filling in and so we came back in late May and found the course to be in excellent shape with hardly a single fault with any of the greens. We played right after the member guest event was finishing and met some really friendly and receptive folks at the course. There is still some wooded areas that are being burned out and cleared, otherwise this course is a jewel of a deal for the asking price of 10.00 for 18 with a cart. Well worth the drive from out of town.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

sad

I love this course!!!! But when staff and green keepers come in the way of playing a round of golf then something is wrong.... I had to putt while the sprinklers were still going and the guy cutting the grass knew I I was there... then on the 9th fairway he cuts across the fairway while I am setting up my shot!! I mean come on!! I finished out maybe 4 more holes but I was so irritated that I couldn't even play!! RESPECT!! Come on!!! I've been there no less than 25 times in the passed year and a half.... but sadly that will be my last experience there....

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

Sad to say.....

I love this course!!!! But when staff and green keepers come in the way of playing a round of golf then something is wrong.... I had to putt while the sprinklers were still going and the guy cutting the grass knew I I was there... then on the 9th fairway he cuts across the fairway while I am setting up my shot!! I mean come on!! I finished out maybe 4 more holes but I was so irritated that I couldn't even play!! RESPECT!! Come on!!! I've been there no less than 25 times in the passed year and a half.... but sadly that will be my last experience there....

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Great Value! Great Course!!

We play weekly. The Golfnow.com deal @ $10 w/Cart is FANTASTIC and hard to beat! This course is always in great shape and rarely do you run into delays while playing. Last summer (2015) the greens were the best around!! Beautiful course!

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

great elevation changes

Challenging course. Once the cleanup of cut trees is completed, should prove to be quite nice.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Good Course to play

Was able to get a early tee time and play at a pace without any distractions. Very satisfied with the course because the weather was great. The course is good to very good as some holes were challenging. I don't play enough to be a scratch golfer but on my best days I normally score 84-94. After a three week layoff, I was well off my score by 8 shots but I contribute that to the course layout and my poor club selection. However, the course is good and I recommend it to others.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great features not great condition

I've played the course before and it was in much better condition. I was surprised about how dry the greens were and that some of the fairways were not well-kept.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average

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200 Country Club Rd, Saint Matthews, South Carolina 29135, Calhoun County
(803) 823-2465
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