North at Cherokee Village

4.0000000000 4.0 stars from 5 (1)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6687 yards
  • Slope: 120
  • Rating: 71.7
  • Layout

  • Pro Shop Rd, Cherokee Village, Arkansas 72529, Sharp County
  • (870) 257-3430
  • www.cvsid.org

Year built: 1963
Architect(s): John Cooper (1963)
Type: Semi-Private
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6687 yards 71.7 120
White 72 6072 yards 68.9 114
Red 72 5146 yards 69.5 114

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: No ratings so far
Value: 5.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.0 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 5.0 stars from 5
Course Layout: No ratings so far
Course Conditions: 3.0 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 1 Reviews
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"Fun and Walkable Layout"


Matthew5502670's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 6/18/2013
First time playing

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If you're in the Cherokee Village area, and you like to walk, then the North Course is your best bet. The front nine has all tee boxes and greens very close together. The back nine is a bit more spread out, but is still very much walker-friendly. There are a couple quirky holes, but on the whole it's a fair layout, without an excessive number of forced carries. Front nine is tree-lined and well shaded, and lots of dog-leg holes. The tree lines separating the holes are not overly dense, so a stray tee-shot won't be hopelessly lost in the woods. Back nine is a bit more stretched out and has more extensive bunkering and more elevation changes than the front. Course was not crowded at all on a weekday morning, and the walkers and cart players mixed easily.<br/> When we played the weather had been quite wet, so in spite of the early summer heat the greens and fairways were in fabulous condition. Greens rolled very true and the fairways were lush with no hard-pan spots. Good drainage all around made for very few casual water spots even with heavy rain the day before. Bunkers on the back nine were a little mushy with all the moisture, but I consider that a fair trade for the awesome turf conditions.<br/> We'll be returning to Cherokee Village for many summers to come, and the North Course will certainly be a part of my vacation week plans.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



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