Monticello Golf Club At Savannah Lakes

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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7032
Slope 142
Rating 73.7
Type Private/Resort
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7032 yards 73.7 142
Blue 72 6590 yards 71.9 139
White 72 6112 yards 69.5 129
Gold 72 5588 yards 67.1 124
Red (W) 72 5050 yards 69.8 128
Scorecard for Monticello
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.7/142 393 421 548 179 400 454 345 211 517 3468 417 534 183 383 350 587 242 393 475 3564 7032
Blue M: 71.9/139 360 398 498 152 385 430 325 190 494 3232 400 512 167 354 325 557 226 378 439 3358 6590
White M: 69.5/129 341 346 467 137 357 407 307 174 479 3015 349 484 148 325 301 530 210 348 402 3097 6112
Gold M: 67.1/124 324 328 445 123 338 337 286 159 456 2796 315 425 129 315 287 506 192 309 314 2792 5588
Red W: 69.7/123 275 282 414 120 299 327 232 138 412 2499 308 419 80 291 252 442 158 296 305 2551 5050
Handicap 11 7 15 17 1 5 3 9 13 16 10 18 6 4 2 12 8 14
Par 4 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 5 36 4 5 3 4 4 5 3 4 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 15 3 9 17 1 5 13 11 7 12 6 18 14 8 2 16 4 10

Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Bent
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ault, Clark & Associates (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Unacceptable attire includes: Tank tops, halter tops, T-shirts, gym shorts, sweat pants, blue jeans, blue jean shorts, cut offs, and short shorts.

Reviews

4.4
9

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 1
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 1
Elevation Changes 1
Forced Carries 1
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 1
Advanced Golfers 1
Beginners 1
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 1
Worth the Drive 1
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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Wonderful experience

Already looking forward to coming back to play again
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Chance Play

I had wanted to play the courses at Savannah Lakes since I stumbled across them last fall/winter. The good thing/drawback about playing is that it is recommended to come on the weekends as the members usually take up the play times during the week. I was able to sneak in on a Thursday and play in the afternoon and the course exceeded my expectations. I really can't wait to get back and play this course again. I hope they keep up the conditions and keep this place looking great.
Staff Friendliness Average
Quality of food & beverage Average
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Perfection

This course is spectacular, and the views are breath taking. The pictures on their website are exactly what you will see when arriving at the course. We were planning to play only 18, but it so awesone 36 was a must. If you want an awesome lunch and great service, the clubhouse will not disappoint. Awesome staff, awesome course.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

beautiful course,great condition

the course was in great shape. the only negative is that it was painfully slow. i dont understand how a course this nice doesnt have a marshall on the course. it took three of us just over five hours to finish .i cant enjoy golf like that.
Staff Friendliness Average
Pace of Play Poor
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor

Pretender

The sign on the driveway reads 'Monticello Golf Club Member and Guests only'. You pull in and you are greeted by... no one. You get you gear together, walk to the pro-shop, there you'll find a small shop with the typical over priced shirts etc. presented more like you just walked into the thrift store rather than a "Country Club". There; you'll find a very friendly lady who will take your green fee; in my case $100 that included range balls and lunch, perhaps the high rate was due to Masters week? You will get a very small bucket of old range balls. The range was in OK condition, I can't really knock it since it was early April, but I will mention the grass tees were very used.. The putting green was in great condition, as was the chipping green. OK, time to tee off! I found the course in very early spring condition, so I can only fairly rank it from a layout point of view. I found it to be a wonderful and interesting layout, great features, really took the natural surrounding into account. The greens were pristine. Unfortunately the course is lined by houses that in some cases encroach a little too close to the course. When getting ready for the next stroke; you should not need to listen to the people talking on the phone while sitting on their balcony. Pace of play, what pace of play? I spent more time standing around than I did playing golf, the course was filled with tourists/out of town (myself included) . I think this led to the slow pace, along with CART PATH ONLY RULES, it took over 5 hours to play, I was a single and I played thru a few foursomes... NOT GOOD. Cart Path Only!, Can't really complain about the course trying to protect the conditions, but I can tell you this, you don't want to play this place when they have cart path only rules, too many hills to climb, the cart path seems to always take the opposite side from where you want to be. The lunch was good, staff was friendly. A nice layout, run not as a country club but more like a family business. This is not a problem and is in fact a good thing, but don't pretend to be a country club with your price and your sign. My overall experience rates this as a 2 star, but could be much better, maybe I visited the wrong day... and payed the high fee. Maybe I reviewed it a bit harsh, but when reviewing a course my expectations are weighted by the the fee charged, in my opinion I was over charged for what I received.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Poor
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Lots of rolling hills and large greens. An enjoyable place to play.

The people at the clubhouse and their restaurant were quite friendly. There was a frost delay, so I had a chance to talk with them more than I normally would. From the tips this is a long course. There are lots of rolling hills and the fairways are fairly wide open; however, they make up for it with lots of bunkers and water. The greens were well maintained. I can think of nothing negative about my game there. It is a little out of the way but worth the drive.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Average
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

This course has a few blind shots, plenty of bail out room for mistakes.

Enjoy playing this course. Greens are never soft even after it has rained the day before.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Average
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Monticello (Winter Conditions)

I loved this course. Beautiful elevations and views from the tee boxes, challenging holes, well maintained and a fair price for the kind of course that Monticello is known to be. The greens were pretty firm and definitely fast, but much of that had to do with the winter conditions. It is a course you will probably love to hate as there is a good bit of risk reward, and a good round can turn into a disaster pretty quick. Which in my mind makes for a formidable challenge that most avid golfers would want to undertake.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Nice variety of holes

Several holes play long.Play a shorter tee on these. For example holes 5,6, 16 and 18.
Staff Friendliness Average
Pace of Play Fair
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Excellent

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