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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6415 yards
Slope 130
Rating 70.8
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6415 yards 70.8 130
White 72 5858 yards 68.5 118
White (W) 72 5858 yards 73.8 138
Gold 72 4852 yards 63.3 107
Gold (W) 72 4852 yards 68.2 124
Red 72 4140 yards 61.3 101
Red (W) 72 4140 yards 64.5 107
Scorecard for Mountain Aire
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: 70.7/121 441 333 468 166 525 404 175 281 353 3146 399 487 431 292 206 387 173 442 452 3269 6415
White M: 69.2/117 417 305 426 138 448 371 151 254 328 2838 361 441 402 275 180 364 162 417 421 3023 5861
Gold M: 65.9/107 W: 66.9/109 346 240 396 121 402 286 128 212 276 2407 280 339 332 251 141 269 112 383 321 2428 4835
Red W: 66.1/105 301 200 351 101 354 262 102 165 251 2087 197 318 279 222 113 212 84 340 288 2053 4140
Handicap 6 10 4 14 2 8 16 18 12 11 1 7 13 15 9 17 3 5
Par 5 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 36 4 5 4 4 3 4 3 5 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 4 12 6 18 2 10 16 14 8 13 3 5 9 15 11 17 1 7

Course Details

Year Built 1950
Golf Season Open: 3/15 Closed: 12/15
Architect Dennis Lehmann

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.8
4 Reviews (4)
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
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5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Delightful experience

#3 has the most dramatic drop of any hole I have ever played. Other elevation changes, while significant, pale by comparison. The course was in excellent shape from tee through the well kept bent grass greens. This is not a walker's course, though we saw some locals doing so. They skipped some holes, I think. It is a fun, well-managed track, well worth the effort and is a good value.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fun lil' mountain course!!!

So this was the second time I'd played Mountain Aire and since it's such a fun track, I felt a review was necessary. I'll say that both times I've played MA have been in a tournament/scramble. I live in Charlotte so making the 2 hour drive for an 8:30 shotgun start was a pain in the rump, but for a chance to play MA...totally worth it.

With temps in Charlotte touching 90° on this Saturday, being up in the mountains with temps in the mid-70s was heavenly. Perfect day for golf. The lady in the Proshop was incredibly sweet, just how I remembered her from the previous year. The shop was well stocked and even had some things I'd never seen before. The practice facility is a little lacking but with the limited amount of real estate surrounding the club house, it's understandable. There's a small range with "flight restricted" balls but at least it's a place to get loose. They do have a decent sized putting green which you can also hit chips and pitches on. Everything was well maintained.

Mountain Aire is a fun, not overly challenging little layout. All of the Par 5s are reachable in 2, there's a few driveable Par 4s, and none of the Par 3s exceed 200 yards. Elevation change is a constant. There are quite a few tee shots that have a mountain in the background, which enable you to EASILY track your ball's flight. Us people who can't see as well as we once could love this feature.

Really my only gripe about MA is the pace of the greens. And with the undulations I totally understand why they must keep them this way. Don't get me wrong, they aren't shag carpet. But another foot or so of pace definitely wouldn't hurt my feelings.

All in all, if you're up in this part of NC definitely check this place out! It's WELL WORTH the money and if you're looking to get out of town for the day, it's well worth the drive.

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

Fun place to play

I have been in this area any times and passed by the sign advertising Mountain Aire. I had time this last trip and played. This is one of the best kept secrets in golf in this area. You will use every club in your bag. The elevation changes are very challanging, and the greens were excellent. The staff fixed me up with a game and were extremely friendly and helpful. Reasonable green fees, and just a fun round. I highly recommend this golf course. It is a great test.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Awesome Course!

Great condition, views are amazing. Had lots of fun. Course is almost two hours from out home, but we made a second visit in June, because we liked it s much. Will be returning next week to play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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