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3.9
407 Reviews (407)
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.7
Value
3.8
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
80.3%
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3.9
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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3
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Conditions
3.6
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
85.1%
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3.9
85 Reviews (85)
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26
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.6
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
81.2%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6923 yards
Slope 140
Rating 73.7
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St. Marlo Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Denis Griffiths (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

3.9
407 Reviews (407)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Brunch 8
Watching the Game 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 45
Water Hazards 38
Bunkers 32
This course/club is great for:
Locals 33
Advanced Golfers 26
Entertaining Clients 22
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 42
Worth the Drive 30
Convenient to the City 15

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Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course Bad Cart Paths

Very good golf course with nice scenic holes. Some of the cart paths are terrible. if you don't pay attention, you may hurt your back!!

Management, please do something to fix the cart paths before it becomes a liability on medical claim!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Mow your greens

You would think for charging $84 they would at least mow the greens on a Sunday morning. I'd guess the greens were rolling about a 6 on the stimp. Like putting on shag carpet. Not worth the money.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

Greens and fairway were in good shape. Cart paths are in poor condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 225
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Georgia Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Layout, Beautiful Holes but Terrible Cart Paths

Very fun layout and hole variety. There are many are scenic and great golf holes due to elevation changes, layout and pretty settings. The greens run true and smooth with many humps, undulations and subtle breaks. The fairways and greens were great. The tee boxes also were in very nice condition. The course is great and lots of fun as it has lots of elevation changes and challenges. Holes 6, 7 and 14 are very scenic and fun to play.
The major issues at this course are the bunkers and cart paths. Several bunkers which had bare spots with little to no sand where the fabric lining of the bunker was showing. The cart parts are like you are driving off-road at the King of The Hammers off-road course. They are awful and if you don’t pay attention, you will jar and ruin your back. If this course was every cart path only, I would never obey the cart path only rule, just because the cart paths are so rough, bumpy and terrible. I am surprised someone has not gotten a serious injury from trying to navigate the bumpy, broken, jutting and jarring cart paths.
St Marlo does by far the best job of enforcing the COVID-19 distancing, cleaning and sanitizing guidelines.
Overall, very fun, enjoyable and a great course to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Shame

A stunning course but poorly maintained.
Very sad to see because the layout is so good.
Having not been used for a while there is no reason for the course to not be in the best of shape.
Expensive for the quality.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

This used to be a great course.....

There was a gaping crack all the way across the first green, bunkers had bare spots where you can see the lining, and other greens were very fuzzy. We have enjoyed playing here, but it seems that those in charge have stopped putting the same level of care into the upkeep of the course as they used to. I also appreciate that members are allowed off before non-members, but the pace of play has also become horrendous here. What happened to the pace of play clocks that used to be around the course? We will be removing this course from our rotation until things change.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Played with a Chiropractor

I have played golf in Atlanta for 40 years. This was my first time at St Marlo and my last. Before I comment on the cart paths, the course may have some nice topography but the placement of traps in the middle of fairways that are accessible from most all tee boxes was less than inviting. On one hole, all four of us hit drives in various locations of the fairway and all ended up four feet apart in a storm drain. Terrible design. Matts on the driving range were so worn I had an uphill lie after taking my stance. But more than our foursomes distaste for the course, the cart paths made this round of golf one we will never forget. I understand why the owner of the course lives in Taiwan... in order to keep players from picketing his home based on the unsafe and dangerous pieces of concrete they call a cart path. I love managements solution to the problem: buy a case of yellow paint and spray the edge of each slab. On second thought a case would not be enough. There is no doubt the owner leases his golf carts. Pathetic

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nice Course except Cart Paths

Very nice layout of fairways. Many are scenic holes due to elevation changes. Greens are true and fast. For some reason, ball from the Tee goes to the right on hole 9 And 15. Maybe the Tee boxes are slightly sloping down towards the ball. I play here a lot, but most every time the ball has gone towards right. If somebody can explain that will be Gr8. Hole 7 and 14 are very scenic. The major issue at this course are the cart paths. They are awful and if you don’t pay attention, it can ruin your back.

I don’t know why the management does not take this seriously. it can be a major liability issue if someone gets hurt.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good course but cart paths are Pathetic

Nice course for repeat plays. But the cart paths are awful. If you are not paying attention it can ruin your back. I mean it!!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

St. Marlo’s

Course is in good shape except the tee boxes are a little rough. Greens run true and fairly quick. Bunkers are baked in...But understandable due to rake-less conditions due to Covid-19. Staff did a nice job in complying with “touch-less experience”. Needed to call the restaurant 5 times before someone finally answered to take our lunch order. Food was hot and delicious. Overall, we enjoyed our experience at St. Marlo’s!.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Regret not playing here sooner!

This was our first time playing the St. Marlo course, so we opted for the White tees as we attempted to get familiar with the layout. Th Whites still allowed us to hit almost every club in the bag, but the Blue/White combo or Blue tees probably would have been a more appropriate challenge for our group.

The fairways and greens were great, although I often saw more break in my putts than what resulted. The tee boxes were better than I had read about in other reviews. There are a few places where the cart parts are in tough shape, but I always found them to be painted yellow to call attention to those spots. The bunkers were out of play given COVID-19, so I can't comment on them other than to say they appear to have a lot of sand in them are are strategically placed. While the range was not open yet, it does look adequate for both warm-up and practice, as needed. The staff was friendly and the Starter was helpful given it was our first time.

With all the elevation changes, this is not a walking course. However, the elevation and banking makes the course both visually interesting and challenging. We will be back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

TLC

Tough times with the shelter in place order so kudos for being open. Many of the tee boxes need some attention, and much of the course is still coming into bloom so not going to be too harsh. Greens were firm and fast which was a nice challenge compared to other nearby courses being the opposite right now.

Can't been the twilight tee pricing so it was good to get out and loosen up the sticks ahead of the warmer weather ahead.

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

Great course

Fairways were in great shape. Greens were FIRM and fast. The only course issues were the tee boxes (most were in horrendous condition), the cart paths are terrible and the bunkers (which I understand).

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

St. Marlo golf course

Great layout, truly enjoyed the course. Will definitely go back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great value. Staff was very friendly. I was the first one out in the morning so obviously the pace of play didn't apply to me. Cart paths and a few tee boxes could use some attention. The course is a little gimmicky, especially for a first timer playing by himself. Would be interested in coming back with a little course knowledge.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course but very bad cart path

Course is very nice. Keeps you coming back. But the cart paths are awful. They need addressing or else someone is going to get hurt badly.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nice course

Course is nice. But the cart path needs drastic work. Someone is going to get his back hurt badly. Some portions near hole 2, 3, 6, 10, 14, and 16 are terrible and need fixing ASAP!!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course for the money. Weekends are very expensive.

Some of the areas were still wet due to rain. But overall conditions are great. The difficult holes are number 9 and 15. !5 looks straight but for some reason the ball from the Tee goes to the right towards the creek. so beware. In summer time this hole also has snakes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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