Atlanta National Golf Club

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3.6
6
5 Stars
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3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.5
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
41.2%
Recommend this course
3 out of 6 reviews
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3.0
1
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.0
Layout
3.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
0%
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1 reviews
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3.8
4
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
50.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 4 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6966
Slope 147
Rating 74.6
Type Private
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6966 yards 74.6 147
Sarazen 72 6711 yards 73.4 143
Burgundy 72 6465 yards 72.2 140
Jones 72 6178 yards 71.2 135
Blue 72 5917 yards 70.1 130
Blue (W) 72 5917 yards 75.7 144
Silver/Blue 72 5569 yards 68.4 126
Silver 72 5304 yards 67.3 124
Silver (W) 72 5304 yards 72.4 139
Silver/Gold 72 5002 yards 65.9 120
Silver/Gold (W) 72 5002 yards 70.9 131
Gold 72 4705 yards 64.5 116
Gold (W) 72 4705 yards 69.4 125
Scorecard for Atlanta National
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: 74.3/147 371 199 543 413 431 135 430 448 527 3497 420 403 224 535 489 522 295 183 459 3530 7027
Burgandy M: 72.0/139 333 172 518 377 410 120 411 426 512 3279 393 382 194 499 441 504 269 149 437 3268 6547
Blue M: 70.1/128 291 145 492 357 400 108 375 393 500 3061 338 362 172 490 420 467 252 134 373 3008 6069
Yellow W: 71.5/128 265 134 468 344 339 95 340 367 402 2754 305 323 125 419 358 404 227 89 370 2620 5374
Red W: 68.5/119 236 112 409 304 310 82 290 309 358 2410 273 247 111 388 283 386 186 74 337 2285 4695
Handicap 15 11 7 9 1 17 5 3 13 8 10 6 14 2 12 16 18 4
Par 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 4 5 36 4 4 3 5 4 5 4 3 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1987
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect P. B. Dye (1987) Pete Dye (1987)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

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3.6
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Quite disappointing

I was very excited to get a Monday tee time when so many private clubs are closed mondays. Ultimately, it was a disappointment though. There were some nice views, but the conditions are not good. The bunkers are hard pan, the fairways aren’t in great shape and I wasn’t a fan of the layout. A couple 90 degree doglegs, some quirky holes, etc. Most holes you could stand on the tee and take a picture with your phone and it would look very pretty. Then when you go and play it, you see it is pretty from far, but far from pretty.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Atlanta Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played

Great layout with conditions left to be desired

Atlanta National is a fantastic golf course layout and has some incredible amenities. It boasts quite an expansive practice facility with multiple putting greens. However, the course conditions weren’t exactly what I would consider lined up with the quality of course that this course is. It hosts a Symmetra Tour event each year around the time I played here yet these greens looked like they were still recovering from the most recent aeration. Overall, I enjoyed my round here and I’m hoping to play it again in the future but I know the conditions can be improved in a lot of areas before that next visit.

But with all of that said, the course can be tricky with a handful of blind tee shots. Course knowledge is critical on those holes. Pete Dye really loves his railroad ties and island/peninsula greens. Those were the prettiest holes of the course but can be intimidating nonetheless. If you get a chance to play this private course, don’t pass it up. It’s a fun test!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Cold weather

shocking conditions

played this place as a guest a few weeks ago and the conditions were terrible. considering this is a private club you would expect much better. When I mentioned the conditions to other members they say "it's been terrible for some time", "it's not because of the weather". went into grill after play and there was no food available. what type of private course has no food for their members at 400 pm on a weekend?

This place is owned by one of the large consolidators and it clearly looks that way. only got thing about this place is you can walk and no tee times needed.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Atlanta Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
First Time Playing

Cold Day of golf but fantastic course!

Atlanta National is one of many great golf courses in Milton, Georgia. I’d argue that Milton is one of the best cities to be a golfer in Georgia. That being said, Atlanta National might be the best all around course. The clubhouse is massive and absolutely beautiful. It has everything you want in a clubhouse; large locker room, bar and restaurant, and wel stocked pro shop with friendly staff. The practice facilities are second to none. A double sided driving range with multiple putting greens and chipping areas to really hone your game makes you appreciate the club before you even begin your round.

The course itself is in above average condition for January. You know this course will look beautiful come spring. Pete dye designed the course but I didn’t realize it until we came to the par-4 14th and saw his signature angled railroad ties running down the entire right side of the fairway. Despite the typical Pete dye design difficulty, the layout is very manageable and a lot of fun. If you don’t think so, just ask the ladies on the Symmetra Tour who play an event here every year!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Pete Dye strikes again!

Full disclosure up front - I am not a fan of course designer Pete Dye. I've played four of his courses now and he just isn't for me. This course is much like the others of his I've played i.e. tricked out with all sorts of looming disasters even on what would under normal circumstances be good shots. I can certainly understand why some might revel in Pete's vision of what a golf course should look and play like and I'm sure if I played this course enough times I would eventually figure out where best to hit the ball and where you certainly can't hit it.

I played the course as a guest of Amy, the wonderful Membership Director, obviously with a view to possibly joining the club. Although the course was not to my particular liking, the experience as a whole at Atlanta National was first class. This is a great facility with a high end and comfortable clubhouse and a very welcoming and professional staff. For those who enjoy the sort of challenges a course like this one presents, I think you could do a lot worse than joining Atlanta National. The membership deals on offer at the moment are very compelling and had I been more enamored with the actual course, I would not have hesitated to join.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Georgia Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
First Time Playing
Fair weather

Atlanta national is top notch

I was privileged to play Atlanta National with a member and really enjoyed the course a lot. The day I played it rained about 2 inches and we all had on rain gear however the course was in great shape. The greens were fast and many water hazards. The first hole is tough because you have in a 100 yard wedge shot over a creek. Personally my favorite hole is 16 a drivable par 4 with water in the back. 17 is nice too with a green that reminds me of TPC sawgrass. With this being a private facility the practice area was great. The clubhouse was designed well and the food here is amazing. If your ever invited to play Atlanta National please say yes

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