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4.3
394 Reviews (394)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
16
1 Stars
11
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
93.5%
Recommend this course
355 out of 394 reviews
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4.4
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
94.1%
Recommend this course
48 out of 51 reviews
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4.4
78 Reviews (78)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
93.6%
Recommend this course
73 out of 78 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7107 yards
Slope 144
Rating 74.7
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The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2002
Fairways Bermuda grass
Greens Bermuda grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Davis Love III

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes, Hitting Balls From Grass
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MC, AMEX
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes, during non-peak times
Dress code Proper Golf Attire Required. No Denim. Collared Shirts Required

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.3
394 Reviews (394)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Patio Dining 11
Watching the Game 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 41
Bunkers 34
Forced Carries 32
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 39
Locals 31
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 27
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 37
Convenient to the City 14
In the 'Burbs 13

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Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Good course

The Preserve is an enjoyable course. They always seem to have it in pretty good shape, and it's definitely a challenging layout. It's a bit of a drive from Raleigh, but the rate is great for what you get. That said, there are a few things they could work on, or I wish were better.

Carts: They are gas carts (which I don't like anyway), and several times I've played here, I get a cart that takes several seconds to start after pushing the gas. It gets annoying, especially when going uphill and the cart tries to roll backwards before it finally kicks in.

Bunkers: The sand is very course - almost gravely - and pretty thin in a lot of spots.

Water coolers: It was 90-95 degrees guys. Would it hurt to put ice in the coolers? Water was basically room temp.

Layout. Overall, it's a fun layout, but there are a few holes that completely take driver out of your hand because of a fairway-crossing hazard. I don't mind that once or twice, but there are about 4 holes where you're forced to hit a fairway wood. It's basically target golf in a lot of ways. It's not the worst because they are all either short par 4's or 5''s, so you're not left with long iron or fairway wood approaches because of it.

Otherwise, it's a great course with one of the better practice areas in Raleigh (big putting green, good range, and bunker/chipping green), the staff is very friendly and helpful, and the clubhouse is very nice.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/15/2019

Hi u9619163, we truly appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars, but as we aim for a 5-star experience, we always welcome this type of feedback for potential improvements. Your comments have been shared with our staff, and we thank you for playing The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club. #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun!

This course is a really good test. Lots of elevation, penalty areas, lovely surroundings. The greens rolled OK, the rest of the course was needy. If the course was in the condition I am sure it once was , it would be high on the rating charts. Would love another go at it.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 05/21/2019

Thanks for the 5-star review and sharing your feedback with us! We appreciate all of your comments as they have been shared with our staff for any necessary improvements, but we're glad to hear we could provide you with a valuable golf experience here at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club. We look forward to having you back again soon.! #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great layout but Conditions are Lacking

I've played The Preserve a lot over the last 3 years and this is by far the worst shape the course has ever been. I understand the course is still growing in from the winter and has been hit with a lot of rain already this year. Tee boxes & fairways are in rough shape. Multiple tee boxes barely have grass on them and there are multiple areas of the fairways are barren. Typically the greens are always in great shape but this is the first time I've seen weeds on the greens. This course has all the potential to be one of the best courses in the area because of the layout but the course condition will always keep it from getting there

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Check Weatherr

Storms predicted all day. Couldn’t cancel since course was open. Pro Shop said we’d have no problem getting in our 9 holes. Barely finished 1st hole and it started pouring. Couldn’t continue play and out our greens fee. Course should have heeded weather warnings of the day.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/23/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review, however, we truly apologize for any inconvenience regarding your recent round with us. We would like to address this situation with you further and invite you back for a complimentary round on us so at your convenience, please reach out to our Director of Golf, Dan Swomley, at dswomley@thepreservegolfclub.com or 919.542.5501. In the future, we encourage bringing your concerns to our pro shop staff's attention on the day of your round so that we can best assist if possible. We hope to have you back for a much-improved golf experience soon!

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/02/2019

Nick, thanks for the 3-stars and taking the time to leave us a review. We would appreciate any additional feedback on your experience with us, and hope we have the chance to welcome you back to The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club for an even better round soon! #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Preserve

Great Round today at The Preserve at Jordan Lake. Despite the rain we have had the course was in good conditions and the greens were in great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 03/21/2019

Thanks for the great feedback and 5-star review! We're glad to hear you still enjoyed your recent round with us at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club despite the rain, and we can't wait to have you back again soon. #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/04/2019

Thanks for the 4-stars and choosing to play The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club. Come back soon! #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/28/2019

Cory, thanks for the 4-stars! We're glad to see you enjoyed your recent round with us at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club. Come back soon. #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful Friday Afternoon

The fairways were dormant as to be expected but consistent and easy to hit off of, the sand traps were in great shape and the greens were impeccable, very consistent and rolled true. Will be out there again as soon as the rain stops.......guys in the clubhouse were very friendly also.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 02/26/2019

Thanks for the 5-star review and great feedback on our course conditions! We're glad you enjoyed your recent round with us at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club, as well as our staff. Come back soon! #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value

This was a very fun course to play. Shot placement is key, with lots of entertaining shots, elevation changes and challenging holes. Overall in great condition for the winter months. Some obvious wet areas, but they were easily avoidable, and the greens were in wonderful condition. Will be back weather permitting.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/11/2019

Thanks for the great feedback and joining us for a round at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club! We're glad to hear you enjoyed the experience, as well as the challenge of the course. Check out your review on our Facebook page, and we can't wait to have you back again soon! #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/11/2019

Thanks for the 4-star review! Join us at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club again soon. #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful Day

The Preserve is usually a great course overall. Only flaw experienced is possible drainage issues, several muddy and soggy areas.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 02/11/2019

Thank you for sharing your feedback with us and the 3-stars. We appreciate your comments on some of the recent course conditions as we will share them with our staff for potential improvements, but we appreciate your understanding. Join us for another round at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club again soon! #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 02/08/2019

Chris, thank you for the 3-stars and taking the time to leave us a review. We would appreciate any additional feedback on your recent round and hope we can have you back for a 4- or 5- star experience soon. #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Most Excellent!

Really nice course for all levels. Beginners may want to pay more attention than normal to where they place shots. Is not boring for experienced players. Great layout, Great variations. Definetly will be back here again. Staff was also great, facility is great. Didn't try the food but noticed many people eating there so I am guessing it is great as well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/25/2019

Thanks for the great feedback on our course & staff! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your recent round, and we hope to have you back at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club again soon. Thanks for joining us! #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hidden gem

Bring you a game. Target golf not for those who spray

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/25/2019

Thanks for the great feedback and 5-stars! We're glad to hear you enjoyed the challenge of the course, and we hope to see you at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club again soon. #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/18/2019

Thanks for the 4-star review! We hope to have you back at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club again soon. #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Visiting Golfer

It was cart path only but we finished I just a bit over 4 hours... even after letting a double and single play through . Winter conditions in dormant fairways but we rolled ball for clean lie. Greens in awesome shape. I will definitely be back in future!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/18/2019

Thanks for the great feedback and 5-star review! We're glad you were still able to enjoy the day with us despite the cart-path conditions, and we appreciate your comments on our greens. Come back to The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club again soon! #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

I frickin, frackin hate/love this course.

This is consistently the most challenging course we play. The distance combined with the slope make every hole a hill to climb. A gem for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/09/2019

Thanks for the great feedback and support! We truly appreciate your review and are glad to hear you enjoy the challenge of the course. Come back to The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club soon and be sure to check out your review shared on our Facebook page! #ThePreserveGC

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Challenge for every level

Had a great round. Got paired with a twosome and we enjoyed the round Immensely. Had a lot of challenges for every skill level. I will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/05/2019

Hi gKMyYKDjwmdknADeBynQ, thank you for your 5-star review and great feedback! Please book another round with us soon at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/21/2019

Thank you for visiting us at The Preserve at Jordan Lake Golf Club. We appreciate your 5-star review! We hope you join us for another round soon.

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