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4.2
158 Reviews (158)
5 Stars
77
4 Stars
55
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
87.4%
Recommend this course
144 out of 158 reviews
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4.3
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.7
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.0%
Recommend this course
18 out of 20 reviews
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4.1
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
83.9%
Recommend this course
47 out of 56 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private/Resort
Par 72
Length 6574 yards
Slope 128
Rating 70.1
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Cherokee Ridge Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Sammy Dean

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Alabama (2016 #4)

Reviews

4.2
158 Reviews (158)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 6
Water Hazards 6

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Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hidden Gem

Really nice place and great staff. Had a great time .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/27/2020

Wow - Thank you for the five star review! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Gorgeous Course

Course is making a comeback. Still needs some time, but the signs are promising

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/20/2020

Thank you for leaving 4 stars! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can wow you on your next visit.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Super unfriendly staff

Golf course is a decent value for the GolfNow rate. Greens are extremely slow. Looked like they were being maintained about about 1” (no kidding). Rest of golf course was pretty clean, not many weeds. Staff was extremely unfriendly as we were only to make it 15 minutes before our tee time due to and extended delay due to road work. Tried to charge us $35 dollars after explaining multiple times that we were pay $23.62. Offered to show him my confirmation email and he said he didn’t care to look because he “didn’t believe it.” Also had a run in with a community resident on the third tee as we waited to tee off on the third hole. Seemed like he woke up on the wrong side of the bed or his wife left him and was extremely rude to our group. Typical of a guy who seemed as though he spent 20 minutes fixing his hair in the morning. Wouldn’t waste my time going back and wouldn’t recommended anyone else going.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 04/14/2020

Thank you for letting us know about your recent experience. Your satisfaction is a deep concern of ours as we always aim to exceed expectations. Your review will allow us to follow up in areas you voiced concern. If possible, please reach out to us directly so we discuss your review in more detail. We hope you will come back soon so we can wow you on your next visit.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time at Cherokee Ridge

The course had a challenging layout, but even after a few days of sunshine, fairways were still waterlogged and muddy. The back nine had significantly better conditions than the front. I would wait for conditions to improve before playing again.

A good portion of tee shots are blind. It would have been beneficial to have a course layout map on the back of the score card.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/08/2020

Thank you for letting us know about your recent experience. Your satisfaction is a deep concern of ours as we always aim to exceed expectations. Your review will allow us to follow up in areas you voiced concern. If possible, please reach out to us directly so we discuss your review in more detail. We hope you will come back soon so we can wow you on your next visit.

Played On
Reviews 96
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/01/2020

Thank you for leaving 4 stars! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can wow you on your next visit.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

This golf course is absolutely stunning. Easily one of the most aesthetically pleasing courses I've played so far. It was challenging but never unfair, lots of elevation change that made every hole interesting. The staff is exceptional, especially to first time guests. We will definitely be back in the near future for more golf.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/23/2020

Wow - Thank you for the five star review! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great track!

The course was really wet, but they have received a ton of rain in the weeks leading up to my round. Course is a unique design with a lot of challenging holes. It was early in the season, but I’m confident this course will be in fantastic shape once the warm weather kicks in. Definitely going back to play again!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/23/2020

Wow - Thank you for the five star review! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Cherokee ridge

Very nice course and the staff was extremely helpful and nice. Course was wet due to all the rain here recently but for the most mart drained very well.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/23/2020

Thank you for leaving 4 stars! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can wow you on your next visit.

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/12/2020

Wow - Thank you for the five star review! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful course, nice greens and staff, hidden gem!

First time for me to play here. Wow! This course and surrounding areas are so beautiful! Situated in a mountainous area, the course was beautiful and in great shape. Guy in the pro shop was super friendly. It was cart path only this day due to rain the night before, but that didn’t take away from the experience. Greens were in great shape and I loved the waterfall on #6. Course layout is nice with a mix of par 3,4,5’s with hills, trees, and water.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/14/2020

Wow - Thank you for the five star review! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Finally Dry

The course was dry and its in good shape. Had lots of fun!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/08/2020

Thank you for leaving 4 stars! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can wow you on your next visit.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Getting Better,.

They greens are getting better,. Bunkers were in good shape, and they were the best I ever seen since I being playing out there.,, The Par 5s out there are all challenging,. And the first hole might be hardest hole on the course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 02/05/2020

Thank you for the great feedback! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Windy, Cold and Windy

We enjoyed our round despite tough weather conditions. The course was very wet and CPO. Greens were in very good condition. Other than wet, the fairways were in good shape for winter. Sand traps were unplayable. We noticed good number of maintenance staff working on the course while we were playing. Club house is getting a bit run down and needs some TLC. A fun course that is unexpected from it's out of the way location.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/06/2020

Thank you for the great feedback westforkmember! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Super fun, players course.

I love this course and play when ever I come to the Huntsville area. Great layout with challenging tee shots and approaches. Knowing where to hit your tee shot is a must. Greens are decent but a little firm. For bent grass greens the ball did not check up as well as some. All the par threes are pretty easy. Some tight 4s.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/06/2020

Wow - Thank you for the five star review Huskerinar! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon! Until then, take care!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

We Enjoyed getting out

We played this in Dec 2019. It was a nice break from the family to get out and play a little.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great Challenging Golf Course!

Great course! But the layout should be switched back to 10th being the 1st hole. Greens and bunkers need more attention.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/12/2019

Hi Walt. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 star review! We always aim for a 5-star experience, so we welcome your feedback for improvement and will use it to make the necessary changes. Thank you for playing Cherokee Ridge Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great Challenging Course!

This is a great challenging course! The Greens could use more attention. That course deserves better care. It's has a beautiful water fall which is spectacular. The reason I rated the course layout so poor is because the 1st hole should be the 10th hole. Plus it's a par5 and most layouts don't start with a par 5 which demands very different approach shot! But over all,.. This course is a hidden gem!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/19/2019

Wow - Thank you for the five star review! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon! Until then, take care!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf course

Course was in good condition, green could use a little work but overall in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/05/2019

Thank you for the great feedback! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course

Cherokee Ridge is always a delight to play. Somewhat challenging with a variety of challenges for golfers at all levels. Greens are recovering nicely after the unusually hot summer stresses.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/21/2019

Wow - Thank you for the five star review mymarjie! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon! Until then, take care!

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