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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7200 yards
Slope 141
Rating 74.5
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Barnsley Resort
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
championship 72 7200 yards 74.5 141
middle 72 6760 yards 72.5 135
other 72 6200 yards 70.3 127
forward 72 5450 yards 71.7 127
Scorecard for General
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: 75.3/143 399 390 205 516 357 444 441 240 549 3541 559 422 524 461 227 422 383 196 454 3648 7189
Black-Blue M: 73.7/140 373 390 175 516 357 407 413 217 549 3397 535 386 524 437 194 403 383 181 422 3465 6862
Blue M: 72.9/138 373 356 175 482 336 407 413 217 526 3285 535 386 472 437 194 403 364 181 422 3394 6679
Green M: 70.6/130 W: 76.7/143 349 328 131 454 302 389 382 198 498 3031 501 374 448 399 178 386 349 171 401 3207 6238
Burgundy W: 72.6/133 297 285 121 415 280 302 356 146 465 2667 478 349 424 340 119 268 299 154 330 2761 5428
Handicap 17 13 15 5 11 3 1 7 9 8 10 18 4 14 12 16 6 2
Par 4 4 3 5 4 4 4 3 5 36 5 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 11 9 17 5 13 7 3 15 1 2 10 6 8 16 18 14 12 4

Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Champion Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jim Fazio

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes

Policies

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

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4.8
98 Reviews (98)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Dinner 8
Drinks 8
Patio Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 13
Undulating Greens 11
Bunkers 10
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 14
A Weekend Splurge 13
Advanced Golfers 12
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 16
At a Resort 11

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Handicap 15-19
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5.0
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AWESOME Course - Great Conditions - Beautiful Place

I have played Barnsley Resort course several times. Every time I play the course I love the place more and more. It is by far the BEST course I have played in N. Georgia.

The greens are usually lightning fast and a true test and challenge. The greens were recently aerated, but are recovering very nicely, so with the recent aeration, the greens were rolling regular speed for any other course. The course is in great condition (fairways, bunkers, tee boxes, etc.). The course has the prettiest set of par three courses anywhere in the state (including Augusta National). The views and elevation changes from the par three holes are spectacular.

If you have the chance and time, go play Barnsley Resort. You will NOT regret or be disappointed. Just be ready to have your A game with your putter as the greens are super fast and a real challenge, but roll true and fair.

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
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pro style!

If you wanna see what it’s like for the pros...book Barnsley! Lightning fast greens and lengthy from tips! Real challenge! Awesome course!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great for hot deal price-$56

Normally this course is overly expensive but we found a great hot deal rate and made the drive. The greens had little slits in them almost like pre aeration marks but have no idea why as we were told aeration is happening in the next couple days. Anyways, course is in great shape and the speed of the greens didn’t bother us. However they were quick but true. I wish they had a course map or layout as some tee shots were swayed by looks instead of what you could actually hit...otherwise a fun round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course...Greens unfair

Great resort and the fairways are in great condition. The greens are another story. The greens were so fast that I would categorize them as tricked up, The greens would not hold shots and if you missed the put the ball would roll of the green. I have played golf for many years on many golf courses and this was the fastest that I have ever played. Combine that with the length of the course and it was unplayable. Great place but the condition of the greens completely took the joy out of the game.

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

Worth the drive (From ATL)

IMPORTANT: I played this course for $0 Last year I purchased a "Green Card" from 680TheFan which allowed me to play 5 courses for $100, including Barnsley Gardens.

The drive in is fairly scenic and a bit windy down some GA backroads. You come to a clearing and see the Barnsley grounds and part of the front 9 as you drive into the resort. There is a security guard, where you simply tell them "I have a tee-time", and they allow you in.

The course is right beside the southern style rental homes, which add to the aesthetic as you drive in. The parking lot is nothing special, but the vibe is ultra laid back anyways so it's no biggie.

The clubhouse has a nice restaurant, bar, and pro-shop. The range is decent. There are Titleist ProV1 Practice balls and you can hit off mats or grass. There is also a putting/chipping green.

The entire course is well groomed, tee-boxes are green, fairways are smooth and often quite wide, greens and bunkers play true, and there are plenty of elevation/angle changes throughout.

This was one of the most relaxing rounds I've had. If you can find a good deal, take it. If you already have deep pockets then do yourself a favor and make the drive.

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

Best public course in North Georgia!

This is the best public golf course in North Georgia, and I played them all! The first and second holes are fairly benign dogleg lefts that ease you into the round, then the par 3 3rd at 205 yards from the tips is where it starts to get fun. From the tips the course is just short of 7200 yards, and there are no “goofy golf” holes here. No holes where you wonder if the designer took the afternoon off, or didn’t know what to do with the hole. I’ve played this course five or six times a year every year for the past 15, and love it every time!

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

Great course, will be back

First timer on this course and loved it. Can’t complain about anything besides maybe the lack of range balls. Besides that, great overall experience on a tough course.

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

Nice greens, well kept fairways, nice layout

One of the best courses I've played in the Atlanta area. Course is laid out well to make you hit certain shots. Tee boxes for whatever difficulty you want to make it. Fairways were well kept and you probably won't have too many flat lies. Greens are also well maintained and some of the best I've seen even early in the season.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
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
Previously Played

Beautiful place

Record rains have most courses in really soggy shape and little roll. This course was in better shape than I expected. Plays tough, not an easy round for me

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Dissapointment

So excited to get back to Barnsley Gardens only to find the greens were sooooo slow and after 3 days of sunshine the course was wet and CARTPATH ONLY.
The staff were friendly and checkin went without a hitch.
No one informed me of CARTPATH ONLY until I saw a sign on the first tee box.
It seemed the greens had not been mowed in weeks.
Overall, very dissapointed in course conditions and this really put a sunder on my round.
Would presently not recommend this course to anyone until they get it in playing shape.
Has been a very nice course in the past to play.

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

Great Course....Little different golfing in late February

Being from michigan(not much golf here until April most years if we are lucky)So.me and my wife decided to stop in Georgia to golf on our way to Florida and stumbled on Barnsley due to a good hot deal price....They said they have had ALOT of rain early this season. We were fortunate to hit there between rain storms with low 60's temp...lucky us...but we were informed it was cart path only.Well understood. The staff was VERY friendly and greeted us warmly.This is a resort type enviroment....From the range thru the course it was first class!!...The ONLY WEIRD part for us from the midwest...the fairways were brown and Dormant and they paint the greens so as to make them more visible..a different look to say the least...but after playing we still give this a 5 star rating and were left wondering what it would be like once everything "greens" up to normal...Even this early one could tell the greens were fast and had subtle breaks that were a bit hard to see until after you had hit your putt. So a little extra time on the practice green would help put your mind in perspective

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course!

Best Hot Deal in NW Georgia!
Greens in excellent shape on par with Pinetree Country Club.
Course drains well and was playable with only a couple fairways soggy.
Beautiful scenery... well worth the trip.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful track

Beautiful place. Very fun course. Slick greens.

If you’re playing on a week day, call the pro shop and ask about corporate groups. I played by myself and got behind a group of 8 foursomes and it’s tough to bounce around on the front 9.

If there’s no Corp group, then you’ll cruise through and have a wonderful time.

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

Stunning

Truly an amazing course. Every hole provides it own unique challenge. Knowing your skill level will aid in the tee box you play at. This course is NOT flat, thus be ready for elevated tee box to fairways and your approach to the greens. Looking forward to my next visit.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fabulous course

Always one of my favourites. The greens were perfect and very fast. Layout is very fair with few blind shots, but exceptional conditions. Can be as challenging as you want from 3 different tee boxes plus 3 other tee combinations. Practice area is exceptional. Highly recommended this course as never caught another group till 13 .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Phenomenal greens and well maintained

From arrival to 18th green, this facility is top notch. Great staff and very friendly. There are many overnight cottages to make a weekend of it. Very nice layout with plenty of elevation changes. The greens are the absolute purest I've played in Georgia, scary fast and perfectly true. I will be returning here very soon indeed. I wouldn't hesitate to join this as a member, I could play here every day and be happy. Great practice facility, spa, disc golf etc. If you see this as a hot deal, go for it! The daily rate is a bit expensive but it is not overpriced for the high caliber club that it is. Food was great, too.

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

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