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3.4
578 Reviews (578)
5 Stars
72
4 Stars
248
3 Stars
144
2 Stars
77
1 Stars
37
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.6
73.3%
Recommend this course
421 out of 578 reviews
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3.4
65 Reviews (65)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
36
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.7
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
3.8
75.4%
Recommend this course
49 out of 65 reviews
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3.4
115 Reviews (115)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
51
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
6
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
3.9
71.3%
Recommend this course
82 out of 115 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7228 yards
Slope 146
Rating 75.2
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Carlton Oaks Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1958
Golf Season Year round
Architect William W. Mast (1958) Perry Dye (1989)

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 No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.4
578 Reviews (578)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 35
Watching the Game 20
Patio Dining 19
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 50
Water Hazards 49
Undulating Greens 38
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 43
Locals 34
Walkers 23
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 36
In the 'Burbs 33
Worth the Drive 25

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Excellent Layout But !

100 yards in swamp land , Good luck pitching or chipping ,They could of used the extra water in the ball washers because there wasn't any, towels either. Had to wait behind a 4 some the last 6 holes because they wouldn't let a single play thru from the middle of the fairway and "Shocker" no marshall in sight "Never Saw One". The pro shop guy acted like he was doing me a favor taking my 56 bucks to play on "HIS" poorly maintained semi private course. When I said I wanted to hit a small bucket first he came back with "The Range closes at 10 am so you have 15 min to get your balls hit". I finished after 10 and there were still people coming down with fresh buckets so despite this excellent layout (Plays long but fair off the tee , Difficult into and around the greens) they won't "EVER" get another penny of my money. If an ownership lets the public in to keep their doors open they should "NOT" want them to treated like outsiders. I Guess They Can't Be Bothered.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Bad conditions

The course is not playable, the fairways are mostly dirt and not maintained well. If you have brand new clubs please don’t use it there because it will scratch and destroy them because how rough the fairways are !

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/11/2019

Hi Kosar. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1-star due to conditions and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Carlton Oaks Lodge & Country Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun and Challenging

This is a great golf course. Its fun and challenging. The greens and fairways are in much better condition than a month ago. They recently seeded so hopefully new grass will grow although it appears they still need to aerate in many spots. Keep up the good work Carlton Oaks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/11/2019

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work in regard to course maintenance is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Carlton Oaks Lodge & Country Club!

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

Great course with great facility

Love this place, real hidden gem. The facilities are great, but they are getting a little run down. The cart path needs a lot of help too, but the course and green are the best! The staff was friendly and helpful.

Criticisms: what is the deal with all these people bringing external speakers in the it carts? Loud music on the course? Ridiculous. Also there was a guy giving lessons there who was pretty rude and monopolized a few of the mats even though he wasn’t using them.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/07/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement such as speakers on the course. Thank you for playing Carlton Oaks Lodge & Country Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/07/2019

Hello, Pablo. Thank you for taking the time to leave Carlton Oaks Golf Club a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Horrible Management

Horrible management. Allowed a bachelor party of 30 drunks on the golf course. Marshals looked the other way when there were 3 foursomes on a tee box. Could not finish the round of golf because it would have taken us 6 plus hours to play. Screaming drunks throwing clubs and running carts all over the course. We asked for a refund but because we bought the round of golf from Golfnow they refused to give us a credit or our money back. The claim that when you book through they loose money. They told us tough like and next time not to use Golfnow. Bad management. As a regular golfer I will never play at this course again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/30/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Carlton Oaks Lodge & Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course but really dry

This course is challenging and fun to play. We were given a good tip to use bright balls which was very helpful. Although, I still lost 4 balls. The tee boxes and fairways need a little TLC as they are very dry. The price is high considering the poor conditions of the course.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/23/2019

Hello, thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back!

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

This course was tough but a very cool layout!

Had a great time playing this course! Staff was very friendly and the pace was perfect! Would definitely play there again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a test of shot making

Played Carlton Oaks many times before, a good test for your game , many different shots needed to score well here, tees and bunkers need a little work and a few patches on the fairways. But greens good in speed and roll if only people would repair pitch marks. Will be back soon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/23/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Carlton Oaks Lodge & Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow pace all the time

Played here couple of times but the paces were extremely slow all the time. Someone from golf course should do something for the pace keeping. It took more than 5 hours and saw many people leaving because of slow paces.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/23/2019

Hello, krjuhyun. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Worst course I have ever played!

This is the worst course I have ever played! I will never play this again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
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Commented on 09/18/2019

Hello, jayheintz. Thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1-star. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. We always appreciate the feedback. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. Thank you for playing Carlton Oaks Lodge & Country Club.

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Carlton Oaks Coming Back

This course is so very challenging from the back tees. The greens have recovered from being devastated a few years ago however, a crew needs to go out and repair the dozens of ball marks left unfixed on every green. The fairways are mostly good but there are many, many patches in need of grass. The traps were not consistently raked and the tees also need much more attention. I love playing here because of the difficulty and the layout but it could be so much better if better taken care of...

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 09/18/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. We will pass your feedback along to our management staff for improvements moving forward. Thanks for playing Carlton Oaks Golf Club.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/18/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Carlton Oaks Lodge & Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Layout Course but.....

A hot day played on Sep 15, 2019. Green is OK but ragged fair way with no grass, solid ground at sand traps with no fresh sands.... Golf course should be aesthetically pleasing, and we know what is going on in this course when taking a look at it from the club house.
The course condition was in very good shape from 2017
through 2018. I love this course. Try to bring the past lush green fair way back one more time.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/18/2019

Hello, Tonynst. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/18/2019

Hello, Pablo7216916. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/12/2019

Thank you for reviewing us. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Carlton Oaks Lodge & Country Club, and we hope to see you again soon.

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Thanks so much

These guys went above and beyond to help me. I really appreciate it. Would highly recommend going here.

Played On
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Skip this course

Such an old run down course. They also stole my expensive wedge but held onto my friends cheap one

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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