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4.5
277 Reviews (277)
5 Stars
148
4 Stars
95
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
97.3%
Recommend this course
260 out of 277 reviews
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4.7
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
49 out of 49 reviews
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4.7
58 Reviews (58)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
58 out of 58 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 73
Length 6536 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Butternut Creek Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1950
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Bent
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Watts

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required. NO tank tops or cut offs. Shirts must be worn at all times. Collared shirts are not mandatory but are preferred.

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Georgia (2016 #10) (2014 #14)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Friendliest Courses in the U.S. (2016 #16)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Value Courses in the U.S. (2016 #16)

Reviews

4.5
277 Reviews (277)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 12
Drinks 10
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 27
Water Hazards 22
Narrow Fairways 9
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 16
Locals 15
Advanced Golfers 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
Convenient to the City 11
Near Local Attractions 8

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Enjoyable course

This is a fun course to play but very hilly. Be prepared for that. Course is in great shape and the rates I got were very good because it was supposed to have been aerated but got delayed. Their standard rate is a little high in my opinion. Had a great time and will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

WHAT A SHAME

I was hoping to give 5 stars across the board but....
Everything began perfectly. Staff was friendly and very helpful. Going to the first tee we were blown away by the Vista view and couldn't wait to get it on. First hole went fine other than got into no-mans-land on the left side of fairway making it difficult to locate the second tee. We had a twosome behind us and we felt bad for holding them up on the first hole. The wife and I are always a sub four hour round even on courses we have never played before. We get to the second tee and see a twosome standing looking ahead as though they were waiting on the group ahead. This turned out to be the case and for the rest of the round we waited on every shot. It turned out to be a fivesome playing poorly (just noticed an auto correct choice for poorly is "poopy" appropriate). By the back nine we had lost interest in the round and couldn't wait to leave. Course was in good condition but expected the greens to roll with maybe 9 or 10 stimp. I love to putt but very disappointed. Shame on rude golfers. Shame on Butternut Creek for allowing this to happen. Hopefully this was a fluke. I'd give the course another chance as it could have been a memorable experience. Instead it tops the list of golf nightmares.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Used cart

Great course, FANTASTIC staff!

This course is one of my favorites to play anywhere. First of all, it's a beautiful course surrounded by mountain views and a creek running through out. It's well maintained and offers a decent challenge. It plays very fast.

I have to say the staff at Butternut are what makes this place such a joy to play. They're always willing to help, and there has never been a time I wasn't able to get a tee time if I called in.

If you are in Blue Ridge or surrounding areas this is a place you want to play. It is a treat!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very nice course

Course was in very good condition. A very playable course, but very demanding at times. A few uphill shots with back pin position that make it hard to see the pin. But that is only negative thing I experienced. Staff was friendly, greens were very good (a little slow compared to where I normally play). I would highly recommend this course to anybody that wants to play a tougher golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this course!

Love the hills and course conditions. It’s a little tight and helps to know where to put tee shots but I still love the course overall

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun Track

This course was just plain fun. Every hole was different and offered unique challenges and strategy. The views were spectacular. Greens and fairways were in decent shape. The bunkers have definitely seen better days but running a course can be financially challenging these days so you can’t have it all. Overall, a very enjoyable course. And the staff in pro shop were very friendly.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Super fun course

course was in really good condition. Has some par 4's that you can try to reach in one. My wife and I had the most fun of any course we have ever played. Views only added to the experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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