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Conditions
2.9
Value
3.9
Layout
3.0
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.8
Amenities
3.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6259 yards
Slope 116
Rating 69.4

Charwood Country Club opened in 1968 as a nine-hole course. Another nine was added in 1985 and then another in 1993. The three nines, named the Red, White, and the Blue, are played in different 18-hole combinations. The White was the original nine and while it may be the shortest at 2,843 yards, it's tougher than it appears. Towering pine trees line the fairways and there are a few tricky doglegs. Accuracy will be generously rewarded on this nine. The Red is the least challenging of the three nines and the Blue is known as the most formidable. The White/Red combination is the most player-friendly of the three courses but they are all generally quite forgiving. Charwood C.C. is situated in West Columbia, near the Columbia Metropolitan Airport. The club has garnered a local following, it's known for being one of the area's most affordable rounds.

Course Details

Year Built 1985
Golf Season Year round
Architect Lucas

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes, with permission only
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Reviews

3.8
40 Reviews (40)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Locals 8
Beginners 7
This Course's Location is:
Near the Airport 8
Convenient to the City 7
In the 'Burbs 6

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

First time playing in 3 yrs

Cutting down to 18 holes (from 27) seems to have resulted in much better greens. I was really impressed with the greens. The tee boxes left plenty to be desired but they worked. Fairways were good.
I feel an investment in the off course areas would heighten the experience.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Better Now Than In The Past

I used to play Charwood as part of my high school team. It dreaded playing because the course was in such bad shape. This course has come a long way! It was beautiful! I was extremely happy! The course was in great condition. I will be back for sure. Nice work Charwood. Keep it up!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value for the money

I have played this course for over 25 years, so I have seen the transformation from a hackers course to where they are today.
It has a great driving range and putting green for warming up, and a really nice grill for the turn (try the slaw dogs... you will not be disappointed). There are three 9 hole courses; all have challenges that are great for high handicappers as well as the guys hitting from the tips.

In the interest of full disclosure they had some issues a few months back and lost a few of the greens (so did several other courses around Columbia), but the grounds crew have REALLY done an incredible job with the greens (and a few new tee boxes) and are now in great shape. If it has been a while since you have played there you are really in for a treat. As of right now I'm not sure of a better value for the money in Columbia.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

This course make you have to keep it in the fairway.

Overall I enjoyed the course and challenging that it present. If you can hit a straight drive all the time. You will love this course and score well.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent course. Better than expected.

The greens were actually in good shape. I think this course gets a bad rap, but it's a really good deal at $17

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

Good place to spend your time

this is my second time to play here. It has 27 holes in red, white, and blue. The 5th hole in white is kind of challenging, you have to hit the ball cross the huge lake, and they even have a water hazard after the lake. I played the green tee, and scored 100 in the end. Be care of you hitting, don't hit it into the water. LoL...

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

Course conditions

The only real complaint that I have is a fact that the course conditions were not really good. I feel like the course could've and should've been in better shape. The grass was not mown in many places and it just did not look appealing to play the course.

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

Charwood CC

Charwood CC is a southern style cc environment that provides a positive fun lovers experience to people of all ages, which were present and playing that Feb 1st day. The staff is friendly and courteous, so were the folks playing on the course. The mid winter course conditions were good. Enjoy a round there when the weather permits and a snack at the bar. Great food deals too. Love the hot dogs. Multiple screens playing sports channels will entertain on the 19th. See yall there!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Not bad for the price

The greens are hard and fast this time of year. The pin placements are usually tricky as well. I wish the tee boxes were in better shape but, for less that 20 buck I shouldn't complain.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Blue to red courses

Greens were in very poor condition, cart needed a lot of work.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Always enjoyable

I've played Charwood for many years, and while it's not what it used to be, it's still one of my favorites for a laid back round. Easy, wide-open course layout, staff is always super friendly and if you catch the grill, food's pretty good. The greens were looking rough for awhile (still a few holes that are), but they shut down each 9 at separate times (There are 27 total) and put in some work to repair them. You can usually play for under $20. I'd recommend to anyone looking for a casual golf day.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A little rough

This place was a little further out than I expected. Also, the fairways were tight often butted up against another hole causing for some interesting 2nd shots. Greens were in bad shape in areas, and other areas fairly good. Distances marked on signs appeared off on a couple of holes, some by as far as 30 yards, causing for surprises!! Also, had some pleasure riders floating around the course just riding in golf carts.... I'm no high-class golfer and this just seemed like a strange area for a course... Nice lady in the pro shop and locals seemed nice. Just an odd round of golf.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fair for the money

No a bad place to play if your new to the game and are just getting started. The green where in really bad shap other than that the course was fine

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

Issues with greens

With only one opportunity to play this course, I do not know if the greens are always this way but 5 or 6 of the 18 greens were in poor condition. They were trying to repair some but it was still sandy and bare in spots.
Also the email you receive will say no personal coolers yet there is 1 water cooler on the 18 holes we played. Bring plenty to drink on a hot day or grab a drink before you leave the clubhouse.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good price!

For the price it was fine. Bad spots on the greens as others have said in their reviews. Golfed with a foursome, and we all had a good time.

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

Charwood Course

The overall condition of the course was poor, especially the greens. Many of them had large areas where there was no grass at all. Being that I'm a former member at Charwood I found the condition of the course to be disappointing. It seems to have been suffering from months, if not years of neglect.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Never played worse

Literally, the worst course I have ever played. Terrible, terrible shape. Even sadder because of how good this course used to be. Lol

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

hot deals only

the greens on the course have a number of bare spots where no grass is growing. the weather has not helped but I would only play this course when a hot deal is offered.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Need grounds keeper

Course in awful conditions.
Every green was almost half bare and rough.
Tee boxes so hard you could not get a tee in the ground.
Sprinklers running in fairways during course of play.
Staff arrived an hour late to open up.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Don't waste your time or money.

Course is in horrible shape. Not much grass on the greens. Greens are mainly sand and fairways are bad too.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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