A view of hole #5 from The Creek At Hard Labor State Park.
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4.0
356 Reviews (356)
5 Stars
119
4 Stars
172
3 Stars
42
2 Stars
17
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
87.1%
Recommend this course
321 out of 356 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.6
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.5
72.5%
Recommend this course
37 out of 51 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.7
69 Reviews (69)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
79.7%
Recommend this course
55 out of 69 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6612 yards
Slope 129
Rating 71.4
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The Creek Golf Course at Hard Labor State Park
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Course Details

Year Built 1968
Greens Champion Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Denis Griffiths

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

4.0
356 Reviews (356)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
19th Hole Scenic Views 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 37
Bunkers 24
Narrow Fairways 21
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 34
Advanced Golfers 26
Locals 23
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 37
In the 'Burbs 8

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Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

A CHALLENGING GOLF COURSE

The Greens were in great condition as compared to last week which had lots of sand on the 1st 9.
I would give an excellent rating if the course maintenance had blown away chunks of cut grass on holes 16, 17 & 18. Overall this is a great golf course which we didn’t mind driving 75 mins to play here.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A Challenging Golf Course

We are impressed with Ken the pro shop manager who is very friendly and he went out of his way to explain and showed us the course when we told him that it was our first time there.
Indeed the course layout is very challenging ....it’s also hilly and with much topographical & elevational changes. Most of the greens’ condition are generally puttable in this time of the year. However, the grass in the rough needs to be cut shorter as balls get lost if you’re slightly out of the fairway.
Overall, it’s a very good course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

The fairway grass needs cutting.

The fairway grass was too tall... Can’t locate my ball.
Lost two balls on the fairway.
Glass clippings all over. Needs a better job.
The parking lot needs repair on paving.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The state has let this course fall to ruins.

I have played this Course many times in past few years. They blame the rain for the terrible condition of fairways and greens. What Rain! If you can find your ball in the middle of fairway, your lucky. The grass is just tall enough to swallow your ball. This use to be a beautiful course. No it’s in the top worst in GA.
I wouldn’t waste your money for a neglected course of this caliber.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Challenging for amateurs - lots of hills!

Loved the beauty of the course and the weather was perfect! Great practice green and driving range. Clean restrooms and pro shop.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 41
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always a challenge

Grass had not been mowed and almost lost my drive on 9 that was right down the middle...Had to drive over it to find it.
Fairways and rough had not been mowed in some time.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Ray

Couldn’t tell the fairway from the rough. Understandably there have been some storms and rain but this was truly a unique experience that i don’t care to undertake again. Challenging and demanding course but it needs some TLC to get it back to where it needs to be.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Not all that.

A friend has been raving about this course for years. Unfortunately, he has not been able to play for many years, and has not seen the poor state of affairs here. The greens were rough and bumpy with many bare spots. The fairway was mowed to first cut length, and the rough was so deep you'd lose a ball 1' from the fairway. None of it looked as if it had been mowed in the previous 10 days. I can see the nice layout and the good bones under the forest of bermuda, but this course is way past it's glory years unless they get an active superintendent to hire some grounds crew. Very disappointed, and will recommend only if you live within 5 miles. Otherwise, save your gas and time and play elsewhere.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 55
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Course

This is a great course with a very challenging but fun layout. Conditions are superb and can challenge even the great golfers. Will definitely come back to play!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 111
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course

Good course with challenging holes. Very hilly so up and down hill lies are frequent. About 3-4 greens have black spots on them but the fairway and secondary cuts are beautiful!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Personal favorite

Nicest state course I’ve ever been to. Scenic and in very good shape.
Tee times are spread out appropriately so you move at your own pace.
Friendly staff and laid back atmosphere.
Definitely the best value east of Atlanta.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The Creek

Course is in excellent condition. Gorgeous fairways (w-grass) 2 greens where burned on edges but over all good speed & true.
Will play again this month. Its hot!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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