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Value
4.3
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4.9
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.8
Amenities
3.6
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7475 yards
Slope 142
Rating 76.1
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Lodestone Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 2009
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Seasonal
Architect Hale Irwin (2009) Todd Schoeder (2009)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

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4.7
36 Reviews (36)
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Nice Mountain Layout

Played today thru a great deal on GolfNow. Hilly mountain course with very undulated, big greens. Course in nice shape except for a few soft spots in a few fairways. Nice views of Deep Creek Lake also. Always a fun, adventurous round thru the woods of Western Md.

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

Greens are huge and well maintained except for ball marks. Layout is superb as are conditions. In my top 5 all time, and I’ve played Oakmont, Pinehurst and Firestone!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hidden Gem at the Lake

Excellent layout for a mountain top course, playable but challenging and has some very memorable holes...13 and 17 are awesome!

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

Best Staff at any course I've played

The gentleman working the day we played (I think his name was Brent) was a class act. A lot of courses usually treat golfnow people like they don't belong there but never at Lodestone and especially Brent. He was very accommodating to our schedule because we were running late and never gave us any grief at all for our tardiness. The weather was absolutely stunning on the day we played and the course was wet but still perfectly playable. I just wish they had a bigger selection of food at the club house you have to go back to the resort for full meal but that is fully understandable. I would highly recommend this course to anyone with the PGA size greens, the heavenly views, the wildlife, the impeccable service, and the great layout, this course has it all and then some! If you are ever at Deep Creek and like to golf you have to play this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Will play again!

The layout of the course is great. We had to deal with a very wet course due to heavy rain a day earlier. Also, the greens were aerated and not putting as fast as they normally due. Roxanne was helpful and friendly which added to our pleasurable experience. Plan to play again during the summer.

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

Great day on the course

This course was a real challenge and in perfect condition. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent Mountain Course

Course in great shape with spectacular views.

Greens very tricky to read but rolled true.

A bit pricy but worth it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Moutain Course

Amazing layout with great views of the lake. 2 amazing par 3s on the back half. The greens rolled nice. Hard course to score on without having played it before and knowing the greens. The large undulating greens puts a premium on being in the right spots.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Gem in the country side

Played this course for 5 years now when visiting my friends in Oakland for vacation, i am always looking forward to the round. Beautifully nestled in the hills with fantastic views. Course fairways are well maintained and greens are a 7 - 8

A must play when you are in the neighborhood

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Play this course

A links style mountain course as it should be done
none better

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A must play if you are within 50 miles

Great all the way around. From the friendly staff to the amazing course. The layout could be the best I’ve played. A little pricey for most but you get what you pay for. It is well worth it. Bring your own water though, they give a bottle in your cart but none on the course. I will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
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
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice mountain course with great views

I heard a lot of good things about this course before I played here including it was the second best public course in Maryland. That being said, it was a very nice course, but the conditions did not quite live up to expectations. The greens were much better at Fantasy Valley - the other course owned by Wisp. We played there the day before and was expecting Lodestone to be just as nice.
I really liked the layout of the course. I like courses where the holes are spread out and not stacked up on top of each other. It really makes pace of play better.
The staff was very friendly, and it is a nice bonus for them to put bottled water and towels in the carts for you.
We came up for a buddy golf trip with 8 golfers and will try to make this an annual trip. We had a great time and the weather was perfect.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Hale Irwin designed mountain course

If you like mountain courses add this one to your list. We played this track on a Saturday and Sunday in early June.

We were welcomed by a friendly staff in all aspects including the cart attendants, pro shop, starter, ranger Joe and the cart girls. We were playing on a early season package that was booked through the resort thus we received a reasonable rate compared to the regular season greens fees.

The very challenging course has 6 sets of tees ranging from 5185 yards to 7475 yards and a 142 slope rating so there are many options for all types of golfers.

The cart path through the entire wooded course is done in cement and there are some sparsely located mountain homes and gorgeous views.

The many bunkers were very playable with a fine sand. A yardage device is a big help especially for club selection from the there are opportunities to hit 3 woods and 5 woods from the tee.

The large greens are full of slope green,providing for some interesting up and downs and risky 3 putts if you end up on the wrong side of the green.

There are a couple split fairways, a
biarritz green with a swale in the middle, a long downhill par 5 with a Deep creek lake view, and there is the par 3 17th green that sits atop a rock ledge.

There are some videos of the holes available for viewing on the course website so you can get a feel for what you are in for. All in all its a favorite mountain track that one can look forward to playinh.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Lacks senior tees and overpriced

This course is well designed with some great views.

However, it is a mountain course and 6,300 yards is above the skill level of our senior group.

Likewise it is grossly overpriced for retirees.

We made annual trips to Deep Creek for golf outings for several years.

We will not return until senior tees (less than 6,000 yards) and a reasonable senior rate (less than $50) are established.

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