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3.7
243 Reviews (243)
5 Stars
47
4 Stars
119
3 Stars
49
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
12
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
84.7%
Recommend this course
207 out of 243 reviews
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3.6
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
76.9%
Recommend this course
20 out of 26 reviews
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3.8
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
84.0%
Recommend this course
42 out of 50 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Woodland
Par 72
Length 6741 yards
Slope 127
Rating 71.3

Stumpy Lake Golf Course is a Robert Trent Jones design that provides a unique golfing experience. This scenic layout is routed across a 1,400-acre nature preserve that is absent of any commercial or residential development for miles. The golf course wraps around its namesake lake, which has a canoe and kayak launch as well as a fishing pier. Deer, fox, and eagles are frequently seen on the course and there has even been the occasional bear sighting. Water has a prominent presence throughout and there are also several strategically placed bunkers. Stumpy Lake Golf Course is a layout that will force you to be creative with your shot making but it's still approachable enough for high handicappers to tackle with confidence. If you're looking to get in even more golf, sister club Honey Bee is located almost right next door.

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Course Details

Year Built 1958
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1958)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.7
243 Reviews (243)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Brunch 10
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 31
Bunkers 19
Forced Carries 14
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 36
Locals 28
Seniors 20
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 25
In the 'Burbs 10
Worth the Drive 10

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Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Bring a drill for the tee boxes

We booked a 2-some and were supposed to be paired up with another 2, but ended up getting a really excellent golfer who had already played the back 9. After 1-9 he left and we were behind another 2-some with a 2-some on our tail. Good course management would have put us together but we were happy to play on. The tee boxes are basically solid concrete. It is next to impossible to get a tee in the ground easily, and I often broke them setting up. That being said, the people were great, helpful and courteous. The overall course was clean, and well maintained. Would be happy to play there again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

course was in pretty good shape

It has improved over the last couple of weeks. It could be better if people would fix their ball marks on the greens.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Off to a slow start

My 7 year old daughter and I had a tee time at 6am. After traveling in from NC and arriving late I failed to set an alarm. We arrived at the course at 6:30am and they squeezed us in to an already tight schedule. The course was great, staff was super friendly, and the cart was plush. I’ll definitely come come next time we visit.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course overall

Great time with family and friends. Will be back soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played

Extremely Slow Pace of Play

Poorly managed course where they overbook, last two times there, at least four groups waiting on 1st teen box. Don’t bother playing here unless you want a 5 1/2 hour pace of play

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice round

4 hackers played in under 4 hours. Fairways and tee boxes above average. Greens true, could have been a little quicker. Had a very enjoyable round

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in great condition, play moved good.

Hadn’t played Stumpy Lake in 30 + years. Looking forward to going back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

I love Stumpy Lake

If Stumpy Lake was a type of food, I would eat it everyday.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Do Not Play!!

If it has rained in the past week or 10 days don’t even consider this course. There is a reason it is named stumpy lake - there is a lake in every fairway. It is borderline unplayable with how wet it is. I understand a lack of drainage but in the hundreds of rounds of golf I have played I’ve never seen something this muddy and wet.

The overall layout is very gimmicky and not very fun. The only redeeming factor is that the river near by is pretty.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Winter Golf - Sunny Day

THe course was in good shape considering the time of Year, early March. The greens were in great shape, good speed and smooth. The layout is straight forward, no surprises. Truly like the length and par 5’s were challenging with water placed at strategic places. Overall a great day, enjoyable round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fun Course

Coming from where I live in Carolina, this course is flat; but it does add in some sharp doglegs, which adds a challenge. It’s very walkable, which I like, and if your tee shot wanders off the fairway, you won’t find yourself in too much trouble. The greens were well maintained and firm. Everyone I encountered here was friendly, and I would definitely come back here in the future.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Cancellation/ overbooking issue

I booked a hot deal for Monday at 9:08am and after driving 45min plus to golf with a colleague of mine, I was told I couldn’t golf at the time that was reserved and purchased. They asked if I received an email and I told the cashier that no email was sent to me regarding issues of this location overbooking tee times. The response I received was “call Golfnow”. I arrived early and showed the staff member I was charged and no emails were sent and nothing was done for me. It was even more frustrating that after talking to the cashier I randomly received my cancellation email 2 minutes after my tee time. Extremely frustrated with how this was handled and I felt like there was no help given on resolving this issue for myself and my guest. Poor management and communication with a third party shouldn’t result in an inconvenience for your guests.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 34
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Floods and golf don't mix.

Well I played the course even though the fairways were under water. But I hung with friends and that's all that matters.

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Solid Course!

Great views, fun course. Gets soggy but drains well. Very friendly staff.

Love to play here.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fast Greens

Decent course conditions today. Fairways were ok with some bare hardpan spots in the center. Greens were very fast and it was difficult to get a ball to check and sit, most rolled out much farther than expected. Just about anywhere you hit it off the tee you could somewhat find your way out of trouble. Friendly staff. I'll go back again if I can find another good deal on a round.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Good course, holds water fairly well. It rained the night before, few puddles here and there but nothing unplayable. Nice wide fairways but fast greens. Would go again

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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