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3.6
215 Reviews (215)
5 Stars
72
4 Stars
92
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
18
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.5
76.5%
Recommend this course
187 out of 215 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.2
41 Reviews (41)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
9
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.6
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
73.2%
Recommend this course
30 out of 41 reviews
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3.2
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
12
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.5
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
69.4%
Recommend this course
34 out of 49 reviews
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Holes 9
Type Public
Par 30
Length 1953 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Charlie Yates Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (1998) Greg Muirhead (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Soft spikes only
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code A collared shirt is required. No jeans, bathing suits, tank tops, cut-offs, short-shorts/halter tops.

Reviews

3.6
215 Reviews (215)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 17
Elevation Changes 14
Bunkers 8
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 25
Locals 18
Walkers 16
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 26

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful setting in-town atlanta

Had a nice time playing here with nit too many people around. The course layout is interesting and there’s some interesting elevation. The last hole green was under construction and not playable. There isn’t really a green there and this should be factored into the price as the play is not totally normal with this.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Leave Your Driver in the Bag!!!

Wonderful course!!! Particularly holes 6-9 had amazing layout tee to pin! Driver not needed much on this course if iron/wedge game is accurate!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great updates!

Greens are still being mended with a number of temporary greens present but all new golf carts and great repairs to some areas of the course (new bridge between holes 8 and 9).

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 28
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Course in repair

They are repairing several holes so beware. 10.00 is all they can charge due to course conditions... you are better off going somewhere else right now.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Commented on 10/23/2020

Hello and thank you for taking the time to review the course. We understand your frustration with the construction projects underway. Please bear with us as we work diligently to make improvements for our golfers. We hope you'll give us another try in the future. Thanks for choosing Charlie Yates Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Greens need a little more time

Charlie Yates is my home course. There is nothing better than sneaking out for a quick round or range session. Unfortunately after closing for the past month, the greens still need a little time to heal and the course has been significantly shortened with some fairway pin locations to allow for that.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Easy
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Commented on 10/28/2020

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/19/2020

Hello, thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1 star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Charlie Yates Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Neighborhood gem

I have been going to this course for over a decade and find the course conditions good enough to keep going back. The greens fees are reasonable and the driving range allows hitting off of natural grass most times of the year. The staff are always friendly and golfers are laid back and open to letting you play through and even join their groups. Charlie Yates is a neighborhood gem and glad to have them within 20 minutes of my home.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Previously Played

The course is not being cared for.

This looks bad on East Lake to have CY in this condition.

Disappointing

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/31/2020

Hello, thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1 star. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course, and we always appreciate the feedback. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. Thank you for playing Charlie Yates Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/24/2020

Hi, thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1 star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Charlie Yates Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

What happened to the greens?

Played about a month ago and while the greens were a ‘fuzzy’ and slow they were not like what we had today. Simply, horrible. Tee boxes have always been bad. Given the course there aren’t really any fairway conditions to comment on. Balls out of the ball machine at the range were caked with dirt and grass so clearly their cleaning process is non existent.

Pace of play: horrible. Two some in front of us thought it was ok to hit 2-3 balls a pice of the tee than hunt for lost balls. I know this is a public course but there are weigh better options in Atlanta for about the same price.

Advice: don’t waste you $$.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/17/2020

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is very important to us. Please know that the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 28
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played

Happy to see they closed for a few weeks

Happy to see they closed the course for a few weeks to fix the greens. It’s was horrible. Can’t wait to see the improvements they made when they open back up on September 19th

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Commented on 09/14/2020

Hi, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Charlie Yates Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Would not recommend

Tee boxes and greens looked like no one had done anything besides cutting. Greens were the worst I’ve played in years (and I’m a regular of less expensive courses). They had a small amount of rain and the entire course was flooded the entire round, even in the mid day sun.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/17/2020

Hello, thanks for the review. We see that you rated the course 1 star. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course, and we always appreciate the feedback. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. Thank you for playing Charlie Yates Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
First Time Playing

Greens

The greens were in the worst shape I’ve ever seen. Extremely burnt out and pitch marks everywhere. I tried to fix 3-4 every hole, but they were brutal.

The pace of play was horrible as well. Too many foursomes in front of our twosome, creating a long wait on each hole.

Overall, the course is a nice design and well laid out. It’s would be a really fun track at a great value if they could fix the greens and pace of play.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/17/2020

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Decent course, awful greens.

The course is fine. It's pretty fun to play. But, the greens have gotten progressively worse over the last month. Right now a lot of them have large dead or dirt spots. More or less all over. It's hard to put when the greens look like the surface of the moon.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/17/2020

Hi, Patrick. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Charlie Yates Golf Course. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens

The greens were in the worst shape of any course I’ve played in a long time. Not sure what is going on as usually they are respectable here. Other than that, solid course

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/13/2020

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is very important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

save your money unless you want to just want to repair ball marks on the greens...

CY needs to work on the greens, very disappointing.
Clubhouse said there were no carts available but yet a twosome in my group and a foursome behind us had carts. Really don't mind walking but I wish I had known and reserved another course.
Save your money for range balls instead.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/11/2020

Hi, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We apologize for the miscommunication during your round and can assure you that we are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Charlie Yates Golf Course. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Always a Fun Time @ Yates

For the price and layout Yates is a fun little track. Great range and not a whole lot of people out in front last night. Not sure what’s going on with the greens though holes 1-5 they were brutal. Burnt, tons of divots, not sure if it was just aerated as they still rolled ok. If you’re looking for a quick 9 that gives you a challenge I’d recommend

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

My Go-To for Practice and Practice Rounds

This executive 9 is always playable, enjoyable to walk, and challenging enough to be a great tune-up. Plus, there's a turf driving range, putting green, and chipping green to fine-tune your game.

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