A view of a green protected by bunkers at Golden Bear Golf Club - Indigo Run
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4.2
1494 Reviews (1494)
5 Stars
478
4 Stars
698
3 Stars
212
2 Stars
74
1 Stars
32
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
89.8%
Recommend this course
1278 out of 1494 reviews
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4.2
239 Reviews (239)
5 Stars
98
4 Stars
109
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
90.0%
Recommend this course
215 out of 239 reviews
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4.3
366 Reviews (366)
5 Stars
164
4 Stars
161
3 Stars
30
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
90.7%
Recommend this course
332 out of 366 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Woodland
Par 72
Length 7014 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.7

Jack Nicklaus designed the golf course at the Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. The 18-hole, public course is touted as having one of the best layouts in the area. The par-72 course offers 7,014 yards of challenging and fun golf. Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run's design emphasizes strategy rather than power. Sand and water hazards add interest to the course. In addition to providing a great game of golf, the course also has picturesque scenery with the many oaks and pines that snake though the course. It has been named one of America's Top 100 Courses priced under $100.

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Course Details

Year Built 1993
Golf Season Year round
Architect Nicklaus (1993) Bruce Borland (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS ParView GPS Full Color System on

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirts are required. Shorts must be Bermuda-length. Tennis shoes are allowed.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

4.2
1494 Reviews (1494)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 42
Patio Dining 13
Brunch 12
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 106
Water Hazards 98
Narrow Fairways 51
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 66
Locals 56
Seniors 51
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 61
Near Local Attractions 37
At a Resort 33

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Reviews 46
Skill Intermediate
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
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Excellent golfing experience gor my wife and I. GREAT CONDITION GOR DECEMBER ALSO

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/04/2020

Wonderful! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Great Course

We had played this course a few years ago so we were aware of some of the more difficult holes. It was a cold winter day so you definitely had to club up. Played with 2 guys from up north and they were very pleasant.
We would definitely play this course again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/04/2020

Outstanding! Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Staff was super friendly, we showed up a bit late and they were super accommodating. Rained all day before we played and never had a cart path only hole. Course drain immensely well

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/30/2020

Excellent! Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 11/30/2020

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
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
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Commented on 11/28/2020

Wonderful! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a good choice

This is, by far, the best course in the area without ocean views. The layout is challenging but playable for all levels. The condition is really nice. Trees frame every hole. Long, short, left, right... you get it all. And for these reasons, it's always my top choice.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/25/2020

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/24/2020

Awesome! 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. Thank you for playing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Well maintained course. Both fun and challenging to play

Course in great shape. Very nice greens. Nearly every hole is challenging to drive thru tree lines that overhang the fairways. Water on nearly every hole. Most times you cannot see it from the tee or fairways. Highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 11/24/2020

Wonderful! Thank you for your kind words. We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course conditions

Have played this course many times over the years. Layout is nice and varied. Condition was extremely good; rate as 9.5 on a 10 point scale.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/02/2020

Fantastic! Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 67
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Not a fan.

Too narrow. Too much water. Fairways were poor. Greens were great. Too expensive.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
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Commented on 11/24/2020

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. Thanks for choosing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful course

First time I played this course as new resident. I have not played in over 2mos since moving to SC and found the narrow fairways to be a challenge. The greens were in great shape and well kept, fairways were a little dry and hard in spots.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/24/2020

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/24/2020

Awesome! 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. Thank you for playing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/24/2020

Great! Thank you for visiting us at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/24/2020

Outstanding! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great fall afternoon

Course was in great shape and somewhat challenging. Greens were fast with subtle breaks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/24/2020

Terrific! Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Course was good value at the discounted rate that I obtained online. Was disappointed that you were required to use a cart as I normally walk with a push cart and the temperature was cool so walking would have been a pleasure. I can see requiring a cart when hotter and busier at the course as there are some yards between some tees where you cross roads in the housing development , but they did not seem more than estimate of 200 yards..

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/19/2020

Awesome! 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. Thank you for playing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Careful of the trees

The course is in very good condition and plenty challenging. Those big oaks can gobble up any shots that are just off line a bit.
Use balls that do not have a fascination with wood.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/17/2020

Awesome! 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. Thank you for playing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/17/2020

Outstanding! We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

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