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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6476 yards
Slope 124
Rating 70.1
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6476 yards 70.1 124
White 72 5977 yards 67.6 116
Gold 72 5557 yards 65.9 111
Red 72 5114 yards 69.0 124
Scorecard for Lakewood
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: 71.0/130 515 187 405 352 370 330 192 517 331 3199 536 405 390 347 397 186 315 181 520 3277 6476
White M: 68.2/124 501 150 378 333 342 300 162 485 300 2951 505 379 364 316 372 157 292 149 492 3026 5977
Gold M: 66.0/112 452 124 345 316 307 259 114 455 277 2649 472 355 340 301 346 128 279 129 465 2815 5464
Red W: 69.1/115 421 119 310 290 302 259 108 430 272 2511 437 331 311 278 327 123 245 117 434 2603 5114
Handicap 1 15 5 11 7 9 17 3 13 2 8 4 14 12 16 10 18 6
Par 5 3 4 4 4 4 3 5 4 36 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1962
Fairways Tiftway 419 Berumda Grass
Greens Champion Bremuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Garl John LaFoy (1962)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

3.5
4 Reviews (4)
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great features

This course I a good course it is in good shape and greens are superriir

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather

Improved

The new super has the course in great shape. You won't find better greens. The only reason I don't recommend this course is the management. The course is not well-managed for customers. They allow large groups to take over the first tee, so members and walk-ups have no chance of starting on the first tee box. Overall, there seems to be a "good ol boy" network at play. Friends of management are treated much better than people they don't know personally. Course marshals can be rude and distracting, rather than helpful. I play here 4-5 times a week, and never feel welcome by the staff. I guess if you didn't grow up here, you are considered an outsider.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

IMPROVED AND IMPROVING

The condition of the course is greatly improved over the last few years and continues to improve. The superintendent seems very dedicated to the courses improvement. Some of the golfers do not help by not filling divots and carelessness, but the staff is working hard to keep the course in good playing shape. Tuesdays and Thursdays are discount days for non-members and the prices are very good.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

They ruined the greens

This is a city-owned course, and the staff are not friendly. The maintenance crew comes to work late, and they are always out mowing right at the morning rush. They do not give way to golfers, and mow up and down fairways without acknowledgment of players. They mow greens while players are at approach. They aerated the greens last June 3rd, 4 days before a big tournament. The greens are still in horrible shape because they did a poor job. There are railroad tracks on the greens now. I watched them roll the greens with debris on them.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
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$279 Starting price
Valid dates: Apr 18, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019
Come experience why Golf Digest awarded our course with Four Stars and recognized us on their Top 50 Great Service Facilities List.
2800 Lakewood Dr, Phenix City, Alabama 36867, Russell County
(334) 291-4726
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