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4.6
84 Reviews (84)
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4.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.5
95.5%
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83 out of 84 reviews
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4.7
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4.7
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4.5
Layout
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4.7
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4.5
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5.0
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3 out of 3 reviews
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4.8
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4.6
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Layout
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Pace
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 7557 yards
Slope 138
Rating 77.2
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Southern Hills Plantation Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2006
Fairways 419 Bermuda Grass
Greens Tif-Dwarf
Golf Season Year round
Architect Pete Dye (2006)

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 Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire is required.

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Reviews

4.6
84 Reviews (84)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
19th Hole Scenic Views 9
Patio Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 23
Bunkers 22
Undulating Greens 21
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 19
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 14
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 12
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
In the 'Burbs 9

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic Scenic Course

Fairways and Greens were in excellent condition. Very scenic with beautifully tree lined holes with lots of hills and doglegs. Many fairways have a lot of slopes, mounds and bunkers as is typical for Pete Dye courses. Most greens have many undulations, breaks and were fast. A must play course in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 10/04/2019

Thank you very much for taking the time to post this positive review. At Hampton Golf, we place a premium on customer satisfaction. Receiving positive feedback like yours reinforces the investments we are proud to make in our phenomenal people and systems that we hope ensure the best possible experience for our guests. Thank you again, and we look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

Warmest Regards,
Hampton Golf Management

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf now gets 1 star

Course is beautiful, but, Golf Now failed to post as Aeration during booking. Kind of ruined day not being to putt and score at such at such amazing course and perfect layout.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 06/19/2019

Thank you very much for taking the time to provide feedback about your experience. Your comments and feedback are extremely important to us. We appreciate you pointing out the positive aspects of your experience, and appreciate even more your feedback on how we may improve. We place a premium on our staff’s attentiveness and diligence when it comes to each one of our customers and their individual experiences, for which we are solely responsible. We are hard at work attending to your grievances, and hope to receive the opportunity to impress you in the future.

Warmest Regards,
Hampton Golf Management

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7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 06/18/2019

Thank you very much for taking the time to post this positive review. We look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

Best,
Hampton Golf Management

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 06/19/2019

We are elated to hear that you had a satisfactory experience with us. We work tirelessly to ensure that our service and facilities are beyond your expectations upon arrival, as we believe in creating an environment that allows you to not only have a good time, but make lasting memories. Your positive feedback allows us to continue to build and grow with our consumer base so we can continue to optimize each special opportunity to make you happy. Thank you again for your business.

Sincerely,
Hampton Golf Management

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7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 06/18/2019

Thank you very much for taking the time to post this positive review. We look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

Best,
Hampton Golf Management

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

great course

Great golf course, undulating fairways give great sight lines. Green a quick and true. A tremendous Florida golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 06/19/2019

We are elated to hear that you had a satisfactory experience with us. We work tirelessly to ensure that our service and facilities are beyond your expectations upon arrival, as we believe in creating an environment that allows you to not only have a good time, but make lasting memories. Your positive feedback allows us to continue to build and grow with our consumer base so we can continue to optimize each special opportunity to make you happy. Thank you again for your business.

Sincerely,
Hampton Golf Management

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7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 06/18/2019

Thank you very much for taking the time to post this positive review. We look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

Best,
Hampton Golf Management

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 06/19/2019

We are elated to hear that you had a satisfactory experience with us. We work tirelessly to ensure that our service and facilities are beyond your expectations upon arrival, as we believe in creating an environment that allows you to not only have a good time, but make lasting memories. Your positive feedback allows us to continue to build and grow with our consumer base so we can continue to optimize each special opportunity to make you happy. Thank you again for your business.

Sincerely,
Hampton Golf Management

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7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 06/18/2019

Thank you very much for taking the time to post this positive review. We look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

Best,
Hampton Golf Management

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Southern Hills does it again!

My third time playing this gem. Truly a well kept secret that I have done my level best to let the cat out of the bag. Impeccable conditions. Classic links layout, well bunkered. Could use a water hazard or two but overall every round was memorable and I am always in awe of how well it is maintained.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 03/13/2019

We are elated to hear that you had a satisfactory experience with us. We work tirelessly to ensure that our service and facilities are beyond your expectations upon arrival, as we believe in creating an environment that allows you to not only have a good time, but make lasting memories. Your positive feedback allows us to continue to build and grow with our consumer base so we can continue to optimize each special opportunity to make you happy. Thank you again for your business.

Sincerely,
Hampton Golf Management

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lovely experience

First time I played this course. Heard great things so while back on holiday we took the chance to play it! Greens were second to none! Very fast and very true so what could you ask for. Staff were brilliant, Friendly and helpful. The day was spoilt by an extremely cold morning! My only negative about the course was the bunkers. Poor upkeep and didn’t seem to suit the style of the course. Small pot bunker around rolling hills seemed out of place. Still worth taking a day trip to play here!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 02/08/2019

We are elated to hear that you had a satisfactory experience with us. We work tirelessly to ensure that our service and facilities are beyond your expectations upon arrival, as we believe in creating an environment that allows you to not only have a good time, but make lasting memories. Your positive feedback allows us to continue to build and grow with our consumer base so we can continue to optimize each special opportunity to make you happy. Thank you again for your business.

Sincerely,
Hampton Golf Management

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Private club experience all the way.

Club used to be private but now that it’s available to the public the standards have not relaxed.

Staff treated us like members and the food (lunch) was fantastic.

6/5 stars

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Georgia Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Great Course in Excellent Condition

This was my first time playing Southern Hills Plantation. It was a great experience in every way.

The course is very well maintained and the layout is diverse, very scenic and challenging.

The weather was VERY cold and very windy, but despite the frigid conditions, we had a great time.

The clubhouse and facilities are very nice. They have great practice facilities as well as a nine hole "short course" to work on your short game.

The Pete Dye greens were very large (as pretty much all Pete Dye courses have large greens) perfect and very challenging. I can't wait until I get the opportunity to play again and hopefully it will not be freezing cold as it was today.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Stunning Dye Track

Course is amazing, we had 8 inches of rain prior to the round so it was soaked and the bunkers were washed out but the course is truly amazing. Practice facility was very cool and comprehensive. Fairly forgiving off the tee but strategic layout makes approaches difficult and the greens are challenging. To be able to play a pete dye course of this calliber is a treat. Course is semi private at times throughout the year so get on when you can, you wont regret it

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 01/09/2019

We are elated to hear that you had a satisfactory experience with us. We work tirelessly to ensure that our service and facilities are beyond your expectations upon arrival, as we believe in creating an environment that allows you to not only have a good time, but make lasting memories. Your positive feedback allows us to continue to build and grow with our consumer base so we can continue to optimize each special opportunity to make you happy. Thank you again for your business.

Sincerely,
Hampton Golf Management

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor

Mostly kinder, gentler pre-Recession Pete Dye

Southern Hills is very representative of Pete Dye's work. True to its name, elevation changes influence play on many holes, and judging distances to account for rises or falls of 30 feet or more makes the course a bit unFlorida-like. Pete Dye's trademarks are all here, but they're a little toned down, both because of the hills and the fact that the course is long - more than 7,500 yards from the tips. A very long drive between 9 green and 10 tee interrupts an otherwise pleasant routing.

The course is in wonderful shape, as are the excellent practice facilities (including the big short course/short-game area that necessitates the big 9/10 journey). It's usually a $100 course or so, and delivers decent value.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Premium Price Poor Condition

No mention when we booked or came to play that the greens had been recently plugged and sanded. The fairways were also in bad shape due to a combination of being plugged and thick / too tall grass. At best we got a little roll. Many tee shots plugged, all ended up with some mud on the ball. First time I've ever played where I wasn't made aware of the poor condition, but especially the plugged greens.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Course

The course was very very wet... Cart paths only... Greens where slow due to airfication about a month ago.... Tee time at 11 am got off early but was shortened do to rain... But was given a rain check to come play again since I drove 1:45 minutes to play.... Will definitely go again!!!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
7e384556-2de7-5f7c-bcd8-703c40744e46
Commented on 08/01/2018

Thank you very much for taking the time to post this positive review. At Hampton Golf, we place a premium on customer satisfaction. Receiving positive feedback like yours reinforces the investments we are proud to make in our phenomenal people and systems that we hope ensure the best possible experience for our guests. Thank you again, and we look forward to you visiting us again in the future.

Warmest Regards,
Hampton Golf Management

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

WOW

Had never played this course. Just driving in you know you are going to play something special. Having said that, the golf course is firm, fast and very demanding. You really need to know where to hit it as the fairways and greens are contoured.
If you like a challenge and want to play a Pete Dye course this is really good.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Unbelievable

Great layout. I have to say this course beats world woods and the greens were perfect, lightning fast never played on greens as fast as this. I give this course an A++++++

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great layout. Tough but fair.

Played on Friday at 2pm. Very scenic. Tee boxes were good to excellent. Fairways and rough very good to excellent. Greens were excellent. Hard and fast. Played shorter than yardage stated due to tight fairways. Partnered up with another single for a very enjoyable round. I would definitely recommend and I will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

I highly recommend playing this course. It is a beautiful course in great shape with a friendly staff. I will definitely play again.

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

Stunning

A top-notch experience in every way. The course is beautifully maintained and the layout is diverse and scenic - just visually stunning. We were paired with members and they were so very friendly and fun. All of the staff is very friendly and professional. The clubhouse and facilities are very nice. They added another set of forward tees that were very enjoyable for the ladies in the group - enabling scoring in the low 80's. The Pete Dye greens were perfect and very challenging. We can't wait to play again.

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