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Value
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Layout
4.4
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4.0
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.6
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6925 yards
Slope 129
Rating 73.1
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6925 yards 73.1 129
White 72 6405 yards 70.8 124
Gold 72 5865 yards 68.4 120
Red (W) 73 5449 yards 71.9 123
Scorecard for Persimmon Hill
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: 73.1/129 525 375 185 405 315 380 240 500 390 3315 405 520 460 185 400 230 370 410 630 3610 6925
White M: 70.8/124 500 350 165 360 300 365 205 485 355 3085 345 505 435 170 370 200 355 390 550 3320 6405
Gold M: 68.4/120 460 340 160 335 290 325 175 445 335 2865 340 475 400 160 345 160 340 315 465 3000 5865
Ladies W: 71.9/123 440 321 131 273 285 313 163 425 314 2665 303 444 391 144 307 151 295 302 447 2784 5449
Handicap 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Par 5 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 4 36 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1963
Greens Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect Russell Breeden

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

4.6
13 Reviews (13)
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Golf Event

We could not have asked for a better day and a better golf course to play on...the greens were beautiful but the course itself was awesome. Hats off to the greens keeper and his staff ...you guys have done a great job...we will be back!

Ray

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Surprised

I'll have to say that I went into playing Persimmin Hill with very low expectations. Upon arriving I thought well, this is what I expected. Old clubhouse and old decor. Rates for Tues morning at 11:00am were $20 with cash and $25 with card. We had cash so 3 of us played for $60. Again I thought "oh boy, here we go". Once we teed off on 1 and got to the green, the other 2 playing with me basically said the same thing "this course is in great shape".

After 6 or 7 holes we all felt like we robbed the place for only paying $20/person. The course was in great shape, layout was above average and pace of play ended up being 3 hours for 18 holes.

Clubhouse was below average and the eatery was as well but I must say, if I lived in this area I would be there weekly. Such a great deal and definitely above average.

A must play for the Lexington, Saluda area.

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

Very poor golf course

Fairways are ok but the greens are just awful. Carts are about 10 years old and in poor condition. Not much to buy in the Pro Shop. A total waste of time and money. If I wasn't playing in a tournament, I would not have ventured anywhere near Persimmon Hill.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

A hidden gem

Have heard about this course for years, but until today have never played it. Showed up early on a Friday, and got a relatively cold reception. OK. The range balls and carts were below average. Played the front nine and had a blast. The back nine was every bit as much fun. Very honest course. The fairways are decent, the roughs are decent, the sand traps were way better that I expected. Nice greens.

We inquired about membership. Sounds promising! Nice course for the dollars you are paying. We will no doubt be back.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

This course has not improved over the years

I've played this course quite a few times over the past 30 years and it is not getting any better. Fairways are spotty and have a combination of Bermuda and St Augustine grasses in them. Greens are spotty and bumpy. Appears to me that they do not put a lot of money into maintenance and upgrades.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A long drive from Augusta, but worth it.

I like the finishing hole, 630 yards. The staff was vcery friendly.

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

Course was in great shape.

This was the wirst time i've played here in over 10 years, and the course is always in great condition. Very good value for the money. Long, challenging par 5's and par 3's. Looking foward to playing here again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

lONG AND TOUGH, BUT IN GREAT SHAPE.

Great course, had a wonderful time. My boys and I truly enjoyed.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Beautiful layout, wide fairways, plenty of sand and lakes

Always been a favorite. Greens should be very good by mid-May.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0

only thing course has going is nice layout

Not only is this course in abyssmal shape , they saw fit to charge us $50 instead of the usual $20 because it was masters week. No warning about how bad of shape the course was in.
Avoid this course like the plague. Total ripoff!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Awesome

Great course and great people. Course was very challenging. Great greens and not crowded. Only gave it 4 stars due to the aggravation the golf carts caused with some sort of safety switch. Had to switch carts to play 10-18 and was just glad that it didnt break around 4 then we would have had a long walk back to the club house or would have had to finish on foot.

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

Good Course and Priced at at Great Value

Living in Augusta, Ga and having the luxury of access to at least a dozen public and semi-private courses, I choose to take the short 35 minute drive to play this course. I was a little concerned at first reading some reviews online, but looking at the dates of the reviews and they were from 2010. This course was no where near the negative reviews that were posted. The greens are in great shape the fairways are nice if there are any draw backs it would be the condition of the tee boxes, but to me that is not super important. Freindly people not only running the course but the patrons I have found to be great.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Well manicured and great value

Pace of play is great...never backed up with tee times spaced nicely. Been playing here off and on for a few years and have never seen the course in bad shape. Greens, fairways, and tee boxes always in great shape. For the golf purest this might be a sin, lol but very few of the bunkers have lips on them. A weekend hacker like myself can putt out of most of them. Arrange your tee time to finish your round at noon and you can hit their lunch buffett that is offered 3 or 4 days a week. Great facility...Shhhhhhhhh, lets keep this place a secret.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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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.
126 Golf Club Rd, Saluda, South Carolina 29138, Saluda County
1 (800) 279-1931, (803) 275-3522
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