A view of a green surrounded by bunkers and the clubhouse in background from Arrowhead Pointe At Lake Richard B. Russell.
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4.6
315 Reviews (315)
5 Stars
219
4 Stars
78
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
97.0%
Recommend this course
308 out of 315 reviews
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4.5
75 Reviews (75)
5 Stars
47
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.3%
Recommend this course
73 out of 75 reviews
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4.5
86 Reviews (86)
5 Stars
54
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.7%
Recommend this course
84 out of 86 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 6861 yards
Slope 134
Rating 72.5
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Arrowhead Pointe Golf Course At Richard B. Russell
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Course Details

Year Built 2004
Architect Robert Walker (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No walking on Friday, Saturday, Sunday/Holidays until after 1:00 p.m.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
315 Reviews (315)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Patio Dining 8
19th Hole Scenic Views 6
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 20
Bunkers 18
Water Hazards 18
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 19
Advanced Golfers 17
A Weekend Splurge 13
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 25
In the 'Burbs 7

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Reviews 11
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

One of best in the state

Such a beautiful and challenging course. You won't find many country clubs better than this State Park Course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Definitely worth the ride

A great layout with lots of lake views. Tee boxes, fairways and greens in excellent condition. Pace of play would be helped if the rough were kept shorter. Spent way too much time searching for balls that were 3 to 5 feet into the rough. Basically had to step on ball to find it. Spoke with several groups that shared this point of view. On another note, I found lots of good balls in the rough while looking for mine.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

I had heard about this course a lot from friends.

Very nice layout. Challenging but fair. On some holes the Bermuda rush was too deep resulting lost balls that should be found. Otherwise the course has wide fairways and large greens. The sand bunkers were very well kept. I would definitely come back and play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Dog

Great course . Good layout. Very challenging. Will definitely play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Layout, great condition

On the scale from 1-5. I would give it a 4.95. 0.05 substrated for a little slow green

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tough Rough

Course is in good shape, however the rough is overly punitive. Miss the fairway and count on adding an extra stroke to your score for that hole. If you can find your ball you’ll be lucky to advance it more than 50 yards.

Would not recommend for the recreational golfer until they cut the rough down some.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course, TERRIBLE rough

Played for the first time and love the course. Beautiful layout with awesome scenery, some fantastic holes. Only complaint was the rough. I have no problem with a player being penalized for hitting it in the rough, but you shouldn’t risk losing your ball EVERY TIME you miss the fairway. I lost a ball a few feet from the fairway. I dropped a ball in the area, went 10 feet to my cart for a club, and literally almost didn’t find the ball I dropped.

I am planning another round there in October and hope the rough has been cut down to about half what it was this day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rough

For me, the typical amateur, the rough is way too high. If you don’t hit the fairway you may never find your ball unless you step on it. This results is a lot of lost balls and very slow play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Arrowhead Point

I stated that I wouldn't recommend the course which is only because of the condition of the roughs which in my opinion should be shorter or a different grass. MY group was a threesome behind a foursome with a twosome following up. Play was made longer because most everyone was looking for their ball.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Our most favorite course in the mountains, can't beat the beauty!

Great day once again at Arrowhead Pointe, had the course to ourselves! It was hot but there was a breeze that kept it tolerable, the course is in EXCELLENT SHAPE. Greens run true and smooth. Only thing that was challenging was the rough, too long for finding the golf balls, would suggest to get them a little shorter. Thanks for another wonderful day out, staff at pro shop & out on the course very friendly & polite. Can't wait to come back when the weather gets a little cooler!! Keep up the excellent customer service & course conditions. Stay well &
God Bless!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful golf course. Well maintained. Hit the fairways or you may be in for a long day if you are not used to hitting from 3 inch rough. Worth a lot more than they charge to play. Back side is as beautiful a course as you'll find in these parts.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

First Time at Arrowhead

What a lovely course! It was challenging and fun. We highly recommend it!

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

Course is beautiful and the right amount of challenging. The only negative in my experience is the roughs were extremely long. I would be slightly off the fairway but be searching for my ball for 5 minutes because it was buried and not visible.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Picturesque course

I thoroughly enjoyed my experience playing this course and was wowed by the views and appreciated the courteous staff. I hope to make the trip from Athens regularly

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Arrowhead

Great place and not crowded!! The only thing is there are no trap rakes or ball washers, other than that really enjoyable round. The staff is great!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

One big problem

What can I say, the course is beautiful and we'll maintained. The food was excellent and reasonably priced. The beer was ice cold. most of the staff are wonderful. This is my favorite course except for "one big problem". The "pro" is rude and condescending. This is not a "bad day" scenario... This is a constant. He's a jerk. Everytime he seems to go out of his way to ruin my day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
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 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Condition, but at a snail's pace

The course was in great condition, however it took 5 hours to complete our round as a twosome! There were 2 foursomes ahead of us when we teed off at 11am, and neither foursome had any urgency to play ready golf and there was no Marshall on duty at the course to push them to speed up their play. Very disappointing pace that took most of the enjoyment of the great conditions away from the round.

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