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3.9
69 Reviews (69)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
87.3%
Recommend this course
60 out of 69 reviews
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4.2
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
89.3%
Recommend this course
25 out of 28 reviews
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3.9
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
83.7%
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36 out of 43 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6644 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.0
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Birkdale Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1990
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dan Maples (1990)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming

Reviews

3.9
69 Reviews (69)
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Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Browning out

Course has seen big changes due to hot weather. Fairways are brown and hard. Lack of grass was a challenge. Tee boxes are worn out. Greens were great and fast. The course was perfect a month ago. The staff is friendly and professional.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is coming in nicely

I play here 10-15 times a year...course is is good shape and the 18th green has recovered nicely. Play after 4 for $34 is a deal!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Conditions at Brikdale

Overall, course is in great shape. Best i've seen! Few tee boxes a little rough, but overall a great course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very nice day

Only giving 4 start things because there were a few areas under construction/ wet and roped off but with the weather we’ve had recently everything was in great condition. Friendly staff, pretty quick play time. Greens were really fast today

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow

Nice course but pace of play was poor and the stacked groups behind you would make you feel like you were to blame

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 196
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Virginia Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Decent Conditions, Good Layout, Great Staff!

I have many options to play in the area, including Magnolia Green just down the street from my house. But I keep finding myself back at Birkdale after rediscovering it a few months ago.

The conditions are decent right now, with the greens fully recovered from aeration (they roll a little slower than I'd like but fairly smoothly). The fairway grass is the best part but there isn't a noticeable weakness other than the occasional drainage issue.

I also really like the layout here as just about every hole has a unique character to it and the par-5s in particular offer some fun options and scoreable opportunities.

The staff is great here, they even gave me a discount as my round wasn't likely to finish before dark and I really appreciate the thoughtfulness and the offer. It'll make me keep coming back again and again!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Previously Played

Good Course Bring Cash for Hole #5

The course was in great shape and played pretty well. Be careful not to hit your ball off the fairway on hole #5. You might end up getting harassed and extorted by an old man that lives on that hole. One of our groups shots went toward his house and he came on the course and demanded someone pay him $20 bucks for the alleged damage to his house. No one was going to give him money so he reached in and stole the key from our cart until someone payed him. The course took action against the guy but never reached out to anyone in our group to see how we were. We had to get in contact with them. If I’m paying to play a course in a golf community I’d expect a little better from the course and not expect to get harassed on the course. Fun course just bring your cash just in case you hit a bad shot on #5.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course keeping improving...a value

Course is in great shape. Overseeding the fairways was the ticket.
Greens are great and getting faster each round. .
The value, $33 18 holes on a fun golf course. Highly recommend. We enjoy the experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Looking good

Course is in excellent shape. Fairways are really coming in and the greens played really well. The course will be even better the warmer it gets.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The Bargain The Best

Fairways were dialed in, best we've played on. Greens although slow are coming around nicely. Overall great value.
Big shout out to the guys in the clubhouse. Had intentions to play 18 but the weather decided, no way. The guys in the clubhouse gave us 9 hole raincheck, which was greatly appreciated. Stand up behavior that's appreciated in these challenging times.
Play this course, it's a nice bargain.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Staff could not care less

Birkdale has always been one of my favorite courses. For the money it can’t be beat. However, the staff over the last few years has gotten progressively worse. They people in the pro shop are quick to look down their nose at you. Today, I went to play a round by myself, just to get a little “me” time. It is the only thing I can do to get out of the house. During a nationwide pandemic, the guy in the pro shop tried to force me to play with 2 random people I have never met. Pairing up people is almost a guarantee at this course. It happened every time I play. But for me to express concern over safety due to the coronavirus, and for the guy behind the desk to say “that’s what you get when you book online” is downright inexcusable. This isn’t Augusta National, there is no need to treat or speak to your customers like they are not people.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 196
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Virginia Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played

First Time in a Long Time

I hadn't played here in nearly 10 years so it was basically a first-time play for me. Overall it's a very good course with a decent design, and great conditions.

SPECIAL NOTE: The course is currently overseeding so carts are limited to the rough.

Birkdale is the only course in the area that overseeds which definitely gives them an advantage this time of year when the weather is warm but the Bermuda turf of other courses is still dormant. The green luster of the fairways is very appealing and plays well. The greens were a decent speed and fairly smooth.

Pace of play was good despite being pretty busy and my tee time cost me under $30 so it's a good vaule. I look forward to playing here again soon!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Great day at Birkdale Golf

Course in pretty good shape, especially considering this early in the Spring. Cart path needs work, but show me a course that doesn't. With Corona Virus scare, the bar and grill were not open. Some pre-packaged snacks and sodas available at the Golf desk area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Condition fast hard greens

Course was in great shape! The greens were hard,dry, and fast. A member of our foursome can really spin the ball and he had a tough time keeping the ball on the green. I enjoyed it though because it took your putting up a notch.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in very good condition

The course was in a much improved condition since I played it last year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great track for the money!!

Fairways were green and in good shape. Greens are starting to come back from the winter...just need a little work. Staff is always friendly and helpful . Thanks again!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 50
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Big disappointment!

This is a very easy course but it becomes very difficult when you have to chip onto the greens... there are no even lies Around The Greens at all! And I guess today the people who were playing their had no idea what the word golf etiquette meant! It was difficult to play through anybody! I probably won't be back.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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