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Value
3.5
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4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7127 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.3
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Craft Farms - Cotton Creek
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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arnold Palmer (1987) Ed Seay (1987)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.1
39 Reviews (39)
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Played On
Reviews 86
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Challenging golf course

I love playing Cotton Creek golf course, it's fun and challenging. The greens were aerated, but I still like the fact that I don't have to follow a slow play people. Slow play kills my game.
The staff were awesome especially the bag boy, named, Mark Relich he makes you feel VIP. I also like the fact that the bathroom on the course have air conditioned, and clean.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Round Review

Course was in good shape overall. Our biggest complaint was the fact we had two mowers following us on 7 consecutive holes. They did not care that we payed close to $100 to play the course. They would not stop cutting while we were hitting our tee shots and there was multiple times I had both lawnmowers sitting beside me while hitting an approach shop. They were also cutting up by the greens while we were putting. We talked with a player assistance employee out on the course and he agreed that they should not have been cutting while we were playing. He even suggested that the clubhouse should give us a rain check for it. We talked with a staff member in the clubhouse and they just acted like it was no big deal. I really enjoyed the course but I’m not sure we will play this course again.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Wonder staff

We were in town for Vacation and played 18 holes. It had rained pretty hard earlier in the day so the course was very wet. It was a moderate difficulty plays well, I will absolutely golf there again.
What stuck out to me the most about the course was the friendliness of the staff. I have golfed in several states, but the staff here just has Customer service mastered. I want to give a special Thank you to Paola in the pro shop, she was fantastic, great humor, knowledgeable, and just made us feel very welcome. Thank you Paola for everything. I can't remember the other person's name in the club house tending bar, but she was just as welcoming and Friendly! Thank you for a great Visit! We will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Overall great course

I teed off at 0720 and finished at 1030...doesn't get much better than that and didn't feel rushed. Granted, it was a twosome, but no one pushed us and we never pushed anyone in front. Very friendly staff and unfortunately, it was during covid and wasn't able to enjoy ALL of the amenities, but the practice facilities were available and the staff was very accommodating and safe.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Cotton Creek

The course was in pretty good shape overall. The cart paths were a little bumpy with overgrown tree roots. The fairways and greens see quite a bit of play so divots and ball marks are to be expected. The staff is superb. It really is a private club, VIP type experience. They greet you at your car with a cart, unload your bag, help you get checked in, unlimited range balls are included as well as use of the ample practice facilities. I played twice this week and both rounds were less than 4 hours, however I went out early, 8:15am the first day and 7:15am the second. Bring your iron and putting game, the course features some big doglegs and a lot of water. My only issue about course condition was the sand in every bunker was different. Some were red clay type sand, others white fluffy beach sand, and others, like kinetic sand. I am not sure if that’s on purpose but I’d not seen that before. Overall the experience was great. It is on the higher end side but you don’t get too many hackers willing to pay $100+ per round, so that alone weeds out the twice yearly golfer, improving the pace of play by upwards of 30-45 minutes.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Average

For $111 I would have expected a more in shape and better overall course. With it being the middle of May I would have hoped for plush and lush grass everywhere, but unfortunately Craft Farms was not that. The golf carts are old and need to be replaced. The cart paths are full of cracks, bumps, and unevenness. This course should only be charging $60-$70 on the weekend. Somewhat disappointed in my experience.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/28/2020

We appreciate your feedback and we apologize that we did not meet and exceed your expectations. If you could kindly give us a call at 251.968.3500 we would welcome an opportunity to exceed your expectations. We hope to hear from you soon.

Craft Farms Management.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Can't wait til summer

Course had a few issues, but it's still spring. Sure they'll be fixed by summer. If not, we'll just buy more beverages from Hayley (thank you), Tomi, and the rest who were driving the beverage carts around. See you all soon.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

The Staff

This place is a gem. Started off with the staff. We traveled from the north to this course, where Kevin and his staff were unpacking our golf boxes. A member of the team then delivered our boxes to the hotel we were staying at. The course was in great condition, greens were tremendous. Course was wet from the amount of rain the prior day so we had Carr path only. The staff in the restaurant/bar were very welcoming and helpful. I have never seen such great hospitality from a business from top to bottom. The southern charm was very comforting

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Very pleased

Staff was friendly and cooperative. Course had a good mix of challenging holes and easier holes. Tee boxes were a little rough but that’s my only course complaint.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
Incentivized Review
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Average Semi private course

Course conditions are average for this time of year. Many bare spots in the fairways and around the edges. With rain the fairways and greens were very soft and caused ball to plug on approach shots. Bunkers were compacted and hard, no effort to rake and correct the sand. Trees shedding for the winter cover large areas on the course causing balls to be lost in the fairways. To be honest i have played this course many times in the past, it has always been my favorite. But in the past few trips, the course has been going down hill conditions wise. After two rude staff this visit and the lack of attention to the course, it will be my last. I can longer justify visiting an average course charging resort prices.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good for the time of year

Staff was rude but course was in good shape for winter. Will not return because of staff.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Love Craft Farms

We took advantage of the week rate of $179 and played 27-36 holes each day. The entire Staff (starters, golf shop, restaurant) is extremely friendly. The restaurant serves wonderful food. Paola in the golf shop went out of her way to make our experience at Craft Farms the best! The course is well maintained and fun to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 64
Skill Intermediate
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Review of Cotton Creek

Greens were good. Fairways were good, too. Tee boxes were pretty good. The course layout is not my favorite. The Cypress Bend course is better, imo. Staff was nice, and people on the course were nice, too. Much water on the course, but I can’t say I saw one alligator. I did see a turtle, though. I saw ducks, too. I was a single and my round was under 2.5 hours long. Ground was soft. 1 ball was deeply plugged by a green, and I couldn’t find it for awhile. The course is very good and green. Craft Farms is great. It’s very high-quality.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/19/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review our course. We look forward to your return visit.

Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Struggling Greens, Just Aerified, No Alert?

Played the course, it can be a little tricky on a few holes due to design. Maintenance has been working on the greens and was continuing to do si during play (tournament). Repaired areas were not marked and many dead and bumpy areas on the surfaces. Aeration holes very pronounced, however in a few weeks will heal. I never like playing a course when the greens are undergoing maintenance actions, especially when the sister course was in much better condition.

I suspect the greens will come along and the fairways are good, bunkers leave allot to be improved, many with different sand and some fluffed, others compacted. None are consistent.

So for me, liked played the course since I've never played it before, but not a favorite.

Staff must be mentioned, all were very helpful, smiling and attentive. Top notch!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/19/2019

Thank you for your feedback, please contact us at 251.968.2521 so we may better understand why you did not see an alert for aerification. We do appreciate your feedback and look forward to your call.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

The course is not good

Definitely not worth the money. Was a waste of time and course conditions sucked. Pace of place sucked. Everything sucked

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/19/2019

We are sorry we did not meet and exceed your expectations Please give management a call so we can better understand your concerns. 251.968.3002

Kindest regards,
Craft Farms Management

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Commented on 06/10/2019

We appreciate your feedback. We would welcome an opportunity to work towards a resolution for the experience you endured while playing Cotton Creek.
Please call us back at 251.968.3002, Craft Farms Management

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