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4.3
220 Reviews (220)
5 Stars
107
4 Stars
80
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
91.0%
Recommend this course
203 out of 220 reviews
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4.5
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
92.3%
Recommend this course
24 out of 26 reviews
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4.4
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.9%
Recommend this course
31 out of 33 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 73
Length 6536 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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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.

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Reviews

4.3
220 Reviews (220)

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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Great condition

The course was in great shape tees thru greens. Lots of slope and turns. Be ready for lots of blind shots.

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Wonderful Course

This is a county course that is absoltely gorgeous and is in immaculate condition. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in Blairsville. They have a gorgeous clubhouse facility and staff. Not too hard for beginners but all you want for the experienced players. Fast greens. Go play

Conditions Excellent
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Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Conditions Excellent
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Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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5.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Do NOT Play Thursdays

This is a wonderful facility. The course conditions were very good in spite of heavy rain the night before. CPO is never fun, but worth it on the glorious sunny day with temperatures in the low 80s.
The greens conditions were excellent!
There is a grille above the clubhouse and food was very good.
Unfortunately we were unaware of league play on Thursdays. The marshall did not move them along and the league players have NO clue that pace of play is an important part of the game.
We will play here again other than on Thursdays.

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

Awesome course

Great course, really enjoyed the screen with the rangefinder built it, by far best improvement so far

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Course has recovered a great deal after last year's loss of its greens..pace of play was good, course is in good shape. Good value and golf experience.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Public Course

I absolutely love this course. The staff were friendly and they paired me up with two nice people. The greens were perfect and the fairways were firm. This course is well taken care of for a public course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Interesting

Huge elevation changes makes this a fun course. Would take a couple of times to play to be able to effectively deal with the elevation changes. Course conditioning was excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

What a mess

Should not have scheduled this round. A city councilman had taken some number of golf carts for the July 4th celebration in town ... and they were not returned (thus, a shortage of carts for the 10:50 tee time). The Men's league which plays on Friday mornings does a shot gun start, and were still on the course, and were being given priority over the people with tee times. Our round started 40 minutes late, which cost us three holes. We were on the green at 14 when the thunder storm / lighting chased us off the course. We might have been able to finish the round if we had gotten out on time.

A very expensive, frustrating round of golf for what we got. And all we got from the 'staff' was excuses. I have other choices for golf in north Georgia, and I won't be back to Butternut Creek any time soon.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/09/2019

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for your experience during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Butternut Creek. We hope to see you again soon.

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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Smooth...

First of all, Butternut is a very pretty golf venue. Course was in great shape, and the greens in particular were rolling very nicely. Enjoyed the up and down nature of the course. Only course negative is the lack of a range for warming up, and the limited chipping and putting area. Restaurant was closed Sunday, disappointing, as they serve excellent food.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

We come to Georgia every summer to play golf, this course is always a must. This year having lots of rain but course in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful Gem in the Mtns.

This is one of my all time favorite courses in Georgia. Beautiful and green. Staff is amazing. Cannot say enough about this place. Every time I come to the GA. Mountains I have to come here at least once - this week I went twice.

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

Interesting mountain golfing. Very manageable. Restaurant closed on Memorial Day..go figure? Friendly staff.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 05/30/2019

Hi there! We want to hear more about your experience with us! Please call us at (706) 745-5153. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Played On
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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