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4.6
121 Reviews (121)
5 Stars
63
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.3
99.3%
Recommend this course
114 out of 121 reviews
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5.0
2 Reviews (2)
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2
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 2 reviews
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4.5
4 Reviews (4)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
5.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 4 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7242 yards
Slope 141
Rating 75.6
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Farmstead Golf Links
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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways 419 Bermuda Grass
Greens Tif Eagle Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Willard Byrd (2001) David Johnson (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in North Carolina (2017 #21)

Reviews

4.6
121 Reviews (121)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 8
Bunkers 7
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7
Advanced Golfers 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 6

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Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wide open throttle

Most attractive feature of Farmstead are the wide fairways, plenty of space abounds if you’re driver is a little off. That said, choose your tee box wisely when wet as the course plays longer than it looks/reads on the card. Moved up one box on back nine and reduced # of bogeys, actually parred in last 3 holes. The 18th is a treat that tempts you to get home in 3 for your birdie 2-putt opportunity.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

The course layout and conditions were great. Friendly staff. Greens we're nice but quite a bit slower than the practice green. Wasn't that busy, but took 5 hrs. as a twosome. We were 3rd in a string of 3 twosomes behind a very slow foursome. We were supposed to be linked up, but other twosomes didn't want to play with a woman, my wife (who plays faster than most guys).

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Thoroughly Enjoyed This Course

Booked a round here after reading the reviews on this site. I'm glad I did. What a fun course to play. The only drawbacks to me were that they had punched the greens and I didn't know that beforehand, and they send groups off both 9's in the morning. I guess that's common practice down south. Other than that, the layout of the course is fantastic. The par 6 was unique and a lot of fun. Never played one of those before. Even with the greens and the mid-summer heat, the course was in nice shape. Would definitely recommend this course to anyone looking for a challenging, but fair course near OIB / North Myrtle.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 94
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
First Time Playing

Still one of my favorites

I have been playing Farmstead for several years while in the area on vacation. However, I hadn’t been in a year or so. I was able to play there today and it’s still one of my favorites. To me, two things make the course, the layout and the greens. The links style layout gives you some forgiveness off the tee as far as being able to find you ball. But if your in the wrong spot par is gonna be hard to do. There is a good mix of holes-long, short, doglegs, and no real intimidating forced carries. Although there is a lot of water on the sides of the holes. Of course the Par 6 18th is cool as well. The greens are firm and quick. Really liked the way they rolled. The rest of the course is in good-not great shape. Some fairways on the front had several bare spots in them. This didn’t affect my play at all. But they are there. The rough is really thick Bermuda. It was basically a 1 stroke penalty at times. You were just hacking it out. It’s a fun round worth playing over and over. Can’t wait to be back in the area to do it again!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course!

Really fun course to play. Inexpensive and conditions were top notch even though it rained the day before. Will be returning as soon as possible.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great price for a great all-around course

Had one of the first tee times and we were the first group off the back side, could not have been happier with course. It rained all day the day before, therefore it was cart path only, but course was still in great condition. Will be playing again next time I’m in Myrtle Beach Area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A really fun course to play

1. Layout: The layout at Farmstead is really nice. Their gimmick is that you frequently start a hole in NC and end in SC; including on the par 6 18th hole. When I heard they had a par 6 I assumed it would be a dumb hole, but it is actually a good mix of challenge and creativity. Overall, the course layout is enjoyable, but not without challenges. It is fairly open and would be a great course to start a golf trip.
2. Conditioning: The course is in great shape until you get to the greens. About 1/3 of the greens are very bare and bumpy, while the rest are in very good shape. Since the greens are so different, judging speeds can be tough.
3. Overall: Farmstead is a fun course to play and once the greens grow back it will be in good shape.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good golf course

Very nice track, very good conditions, very professional staff at every level. Good golf experience.
Highly recommend

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

WALKED THE COURSE EVEN THOUGH WE RODE

This is the first time we played this course and it was cart path only. It did make it a little more work, but in general we did like the course. The tee boxes and fairways are in great shape, however the greens still need some growth. It was hard ending on a long par six when we had pretty much walked the rest of the course. But all-in-all we had a good day and would go back again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Fun track

Weather could have been better! Not courses fault great time

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Always a fun course to play - great for all skill levels. Well maintained - friendly staff.

Strongly recommend this golf stop.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Farmstead=Long round

Very disappointing round. Group in front of us held us up all day. 5 hours. Ranger, who was a nice guy, said “yeah I know it’s tough” but did nothing.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Inconsistent Greens

Overall a very good day yet 4-5 of the greens were very bare thus inconsistent. Tee boxes and fairways excellent. 4:35 round.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Course was in very good condition given the time of year. Especially enjoyed the par 6 18th hole

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a pleasure

Pleasant and friendly staff at a fun and interesting course is a pretty good combination. This is never a bad choice!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fair course

Somewhat difficult for seniors. Lots of 'breaks' on greens, which are fast. Lots of sand on back nine.
18th hole (signature hole) is long.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice couse, good value.

Course was in good condition. Wide fairways with a fair layout. Number 18 is a par 6 (604 from the middle tees) adds an interesting twist.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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