Whispering Woods Golf Course

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3.2
114
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.8
Layout
3.4
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
64.7%
Recommend this course
103 out of 114 reviews
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Average Rating
3.5
2
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
4.0
Layout
3.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
50.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 2 reviews
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Average Rating
3.3
3
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.0
Layout
3.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.0
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 70
Length 6324 yards
Slope 133
Rating 70.5
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 70 6324 yards 70.5 133
Middle (W) 70 6001 yards 74.4 137
Middle 70 6001 yards 68.7 128
Member 70 5637 yards 66.3 121
Member (W) 70 5637 yards 72.0 132
Red (W) 70 5063 yards 67.9 118
Scorecard for Whispering Woods
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: 69.8/127 377 151 436 537 389 163 489 187 397 3126 355 184 376 409 437 389 195 357 496 3198 6324
White M: 67.3/122 W: 72.7/130 343 135 426 520 377 145 469 167 356 2938 337 166 357 398 430 385 185 351 481 3090 6028
Gold M: 65.3/118 W: 70.8/124 309 115 421 472 348 135 444 155 343 2742 315 132 342 384 406 373 175 334 473 2934 5676
Red M: 62.8/105 W: 66.2/116 276 100 358 452 332 108 420 120 330 2496 298 111 272 366 357 280 150 313 420 2567 5063
Handicap 9 15 3 1 13 17 5 11 7 18 12 10 2 4 6 8 14 16
Par 4 3 5 5 4 3 5 3 4 36 4 3 4 4 5 4 3 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1971
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dan & Ellis Maples

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.2
114

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Patio Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 19
Elevation Changes 17
Bunkers 12
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Advanced Golfers 11
Seniors 11
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 13
Near the Airport 8

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fast greens

The greens were fast and true and they were the only course in town not to keep you on the cart part after a heavy rainfall.

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

There’s too many courses in this area to choose this one

I had never played here and a friend recommended it. I wish he would’ve recommended something else because this has to be one of the worst courses in the Pinehurst area. The guy in the clubhouse was great but that’s where the positives ended. The tee boxes and cart paths were some of the worst I’ve played. Some holes didn’t even have cart paths on the entire hole. The fairways were average or below average and the greens sounded like sponges when you hit the putt. One green was actually 85% unplayable and of course the pin was located in that 85%. The price to play was great but I guess as the old adage goes you get what you pay for.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Good group trip

Tranquil setting and in pretty good condition for early spring. Greens were fast and rolled nicely. Lots of mounds and slopes if you miss a green made for tough chipping. Somewhat repetitive tee to green. Local knowledge would be helpful for scoring.

Not exactly Mr Persinality at check in.

Nice restaurant for after the round

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Kafkaesque

Greens were in real shape. That ends the positive stuff. The fairways were just ok, but no cores on most sprinkler heads (on four occasions hurting for balls lost in fairway and finally found in sprinkler). Tee boxes a disaster. Funky layout with 5 par 3s and 5 par 5s. Lots of target golf holes.

The real problems were with what I assume were residents, walking aimlessly around the course o driving carts (with no clubs on them) randomly around the course.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

The greens were in good shape but the rest of the course needed some TLC.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Excellent Greens

It is September and somehow ALL the greens are in EXCELLENT shape at this course!! Very enjoyable round of golf! Well worth the drive from Raleigh.

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

Best deal in Pinehurst area

The fairways were lush and the greens were super fast. This was an excellent deal and I will definitely play this course again.

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
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

True Test For Your Game

It has been a while since I've played here. You have to place the ball in certain locations & that still doesn't mean you will score well. The greens are turtle back, the ball rolls away from the hole. It gets frustrating then funny after seeing your playing partners do the samething. Had a good time. Grate price.! The staff was friendly. Cant wait to go back & play.

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

Great greens and a value play

Still has some areas that need work but overall the greens are fast and a true test of your putting abilities.

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

Early-season

Course conditions were OK considering it was early season. However the clubhouse amenities were somewhat lacking struggle just to get a cup of coffee early in the morning .

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Value

Where else in the Pinehurst area can you play a course with greens this good, a staff that is super-friendly, GPS on the carts, and at such a great price? You can't. The greens were super fast and true. Staff is always friendly. Wish they had a driving range. I will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Best greens

What a great job on the new greens. Best greens in the Pinehurst area.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great layout

Fantastic price. super layout, friendly staff, 3.5 hrs

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

A bumpy start

We had a bumpy start ,but the staff went out of their way to make things right. Greens were great. We will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Enjoyable golf course.

Some tight fairways, greens are slick, especially downhill. Generally good condition for Feb.

Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

True roll

These greens are close to perfect. I Will be returning soon in the near future

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

better than expect

I played here several years ago. What I remember was nice layout, terrible course condition. Course condition is better than I expect.green rolls well(look little different than others)not bad at all

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

Pretty nice course

Nice course, but kind of tough in some ways. I didn't have a very good day on the course, but I'm not sure it was Whispering Woods fault. It was a challenging layout. The tee box layout pics were not to scale...it showed everything to be pretty much straight. It was hard to figure out where the best spot to play the ball to would be. It seemed the yardages might have been off a little too. But it may have just been me. I may give it a try again in the future, to make my final decision.

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

Worth the trip!!

Well-kept secret. Course design is very engaging, placing a premium on placement and distance. Greens are very challenges in terms of slope, firmness and speed. Plan to use every club in your bag in this track. Exceptional value and very friendly staff.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Good weather

VERY AVERAGE

Short and Interesting. Greens were in good shape, fairly quick with a lot of slope form back to front. Fairways and rough were OK, some good spots some bad spots. Tee boxes not very good, played back tees and seems like they've neglected most. Little to no grass and very uneven! NOT COMPLAINING - Paid $11 Hot Deal For $11 would play there over and over again, not for rack rate though. Had first tee time, maintenance wasn't aware. Nearly got drenched on 4 green when sprinklers came on and next 2 holes had to wait for sprinklers to turn off before approaching green.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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