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4.2
448 Reviews (448)
5 Stars
167
4 Stars
192
3 Stars
55
2 Stars
22
1 Stars
12
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
88.3%
Recommend this course
399 out of 448 reviews
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4.0
97 Reviews (97)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
82.5%
Recommend this course
80 out of 97 reviews
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4.1
117 Reviews (117)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
41
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
84.6%
Recommend this course
99 out of 117 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6877 yards
Slope 140
Rating 72.7
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Chestatee Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Denis Griffiths (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire

Food & Beverage

Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

4.2
448 Reviews (448)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 41
Bunkers 33
Water Hazards 30
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 30
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 27
Locals 26
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 38
In the 'Burbs 14
Convenient to the City 6

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Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Greens were lacking

Fairways were in good shape, but the greens were ragged. Some weeds, multiple divots, and several folks ahead of us were dragging their feet (of course, nothing the course could do about that).
Bermuda around the greens was very thick. I lost two balls in it!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
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
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golfing with Ted

Ted joined me out there today. Or maybe I joined him. Either way we enjoyed each other’s company. He likes to talk, which was fine with me. We got out there early, with the morning dew wet and heavy. Speaking of heavy. If you hit it into the rough, you might as well take a bogey or worse. The greens were beat up a little. That’s probably due to the thousands of rounds being played because of corona. No beer for me today out there, a pat on the shoulder for that.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Mow

Not a bad course for the money but why is the rough six inches deep. That really ruined a good day for me. I mean this isn’t the us open just cut the grass. Why do I have to spend five minutes looking for a ball ten feet away from the green. Other than that the greens were sub par. Obviously they have the ball marks of a bent green course at the end of summer but looks less key disease has taken ahold of a few. I’m not trying to put thru sand. But even with the greens being so sad if the rough was reasonable this would be a decent 4 star course. The only plus was bartender was a smoke show. I would play again just to order another hot dog because I obviously brought my own beer.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Weekly round

Good course. Greens bumpy. Overall good course for money

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A Little Disappointed

My son and I were looking forward to playing the course as we had never played it before. Check in was easy. The staff was friendly. Practice facilities were nice and the carts were in good shape. Unfortunately the day turned out to be a disappointment because of the condition of the course. We played with another group of two people and we all agreed with what I am about to post. Every green had dead spots all over it from where ball marks were either not repaired or improperly repaired. You could not putt without having to navigate the dead spots. We each hit several shots throughout the round that were in the fairway but bounced or rolled off into the rough 3'-4' off of the fairway or green. Because of the height of the grass (probably 4"-6") the ball would settle down to the ground and you could not find it unless you stepped on it. I would guess we each lost 4 or 5 balls that should have easily been found. We found several other balls that other people could not find and gave up on but lost our own. This made it extremely frustrating and slowed down play as you could imagine.

Overall not a good experience and, like others have posted here, I would probably not play here again until I see some more favorable reviews.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rough!

Greens were in terrible shape from ball marks not repaired, crabgrass patches, and dead spots. Rough was way too long. Very difficult to find your ball which slows down play. Tee boxes and fairway should be cut shorter also. I won’t be back.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

NOT WORTH TIME OR MONEY

The greens are just trashed - huge deadspots and full of crabgrass. Played there in the spring and can't believe how they have lost the greens. Wont ever go back!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

NOT WORTH TIME OR MONEY

The greens are Chestatee are trashed - there are dead spots everywhere and a lot of crabgrass. I played earlier in the spring and couldn't believe how bad they have gotten. Will never go back! Makes Countryland look good

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Rough is terrible and grrens are not good

Beware tat this course has U.S. open rough. We asked and they said they have let in grow due to the hot weather. The biggest problem is you cannot find you ball in this thick, deep rough. Pros have spotters and regular golfers do not. Be prepared to lose balls that are in play. They should give you two free sleeves of balls for these conditions. Also the greens are in poor shape with bad spots on may of them.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Maintenance Needs To Improve

The Outer fringe grass on the fairway and green need to be cut shorter as per so many similar adverse comments made by others. It was very frustrating as balls cannot be found in 5”-6” grass and it hampers slow play as time is spent looking for balls.
What was really bad on Wednesday play was that balls even go missing in the fairways as chunks of grass were not blown at all after cutting. It was really ...really ....really frustrating.
Moreover all the “Greens” condition are in bad shape.
Well, my wife and I love the challenging course layout and we play here weekly. However, we’ll skip this course until the greens get healed and more favorable reviews are made on the maintenance.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Course and clubhouse were nice but the fairway, rough, and tee boxes were way too high. Lost a lot of unnecessary balls .

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Like this course

A few greens had been punched but this did not detract from an enjoyable round. Course generally in good condition. Greens a little slow but acceptable for this time of year. The best part was the pace of play once we got past 2 beginners on the 3rd! With no-one in front of us it was still a 3hr 20min round!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Normally great course but needs tlc

Course is normally in very good condition but in the last month or so course has taken a beating from too much play and nobody fixing ball marks. Rough is in dire need of cutting. Balls can be easily lost 6 inches from fairway. They were trying to cut some of the rough the day of play but looked more like bush hogging. I play here quite a bit and may not come back till cooler weather.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent course

The grass was really high on some parts of the course. High enough that you can hit a shot just short of the green and your ball is lost forever, or until the lawn mover finds it.

Some of the tee boxes had overgrown some also, I’m going to account this to the rain we have had lately and they could not put the movers out there.

Overall a decent course, the greens had just been aerated and will be fine once they settle.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Terrible Golf Course!

Terrible, golf course!
I never in my life wrote a bad review for golf courses. Sometimes, staff will be rude, course shape can be in a bad shape...
In life,....things happened.
We played 8-30th 4 of us played, we got an amazing deal for $240 for an online deal! Yes for a discounted high price of $60 per person. Greens were in horrible shape. And a young Marshall running around rude.
If you are a color of a person this place might not treat you right. Some golf courses will discriminate on the basis of race. This place might be one of them!
Terrible is the nicest word that I can think of this Chestatee Golf Club!

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