Marriott's Griffin Gate Golf Club

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3.6
113
5 Stars
50
4 Stars
56
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.5
Value
2.8
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
3.6
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.0
96.7%
Recommend this course
106 out of 112 reviews
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3.0
1
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
2.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
3.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 1 reviews
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3.0
1
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
2.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
3.0
100.0%
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1 out of 1 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6784
Slope 145
Rating 79.6
Type Resort
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold (W) 72 6784 yards 79.6 145
Gold 72 6784 yards 73.1 138
Blue 72 6196 yards 70.3 133
Blue (W) 72 6196 yards 76.4 137
White 72 5786 yards 68.2 125
White (W) 72 5786 yards 73.9 132
Silver 72 5053 yards 63.7 120
Silver (W) 72 5053 yards 69.0 126
Scorecard for Marriott's Griffin Gate
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 72.2/133 468 169 491 149 455 409 400 238 565 3344 471 222 568 352 424 212 377 402 412 3440 6784
Blue M: 69.5/129 430 159 475 127 312 383 365 212 546 3009 445 190 543 343 411 185 343 364 363 3187 6196
White M: 67.6/125 398 141 446 109 295 363 346 186 524 2808 413 167 531 319 392 163 321 324 348 2978 5786
Red W: 68.6/122 376 108 417 89 279 312 285 112 495 2473 376 147 472 284 360 113 245 296 287 2580 5053
Handicap 13 11 7 17 15 9 3 5 1 4 10 2 18 6 12 16 8 14
Par 5 3 5 3 4 4 4 3 5 36 5 3 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 7 15 5 17 11 3 9 13 1 4 16 2 12 14 18 8 6 10

Course Details

Year Built 1981
Greens Rye grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Rees Jones (1981) Keith Evans (1981) Bryce Swanson (1981) Rees Jones (2015)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared shirt required. Shorts are allowed, but no cut-offs.Denim is permitted November 1 through March 31 only.

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3.6
113

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 15
Undulating Greens 10
Water Hazards 8
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 15
Locals 9
Advanced Golfers 8
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 13
At a Resort 9
Worth the Drive 7

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Rare I rate this course this way but.....

Really good golf course normally. I noticed more crab grass then normal but that wasn't the big problem. The greens were the worst I have ever seen. Black mold growing under them. Too much water although Seth the Asst Pro disagrees. I have seen this a lot at courses. We played Chariot Run earlier in the day in Indiana. Very firm and the greens were perfect. Seth buddy you are so wrong about this. 6 inches of rain in 36 hours is bad but would not by itself cause the mess that is out there at the moment. Weather is about to turn cooler and drier. Lay off the water. Love the layout with 5 par 5's and not a very difficult course. Would recommend playing it for sure but would pass until next year due to the greens.

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

Really fun course, in great shape

Really fun course, with some interesting holes but not overly challenging. We were the only ones on the course for the front 9 just about, and back 9 pace was great. Greens were maybe a bit slow but not bad, I was certainly expecting them to be fast.

Just about every course is in great condition this year, with the regular rain we've had. This one was no different. I really enjoyed this course, will be back.

Only bummer is they don't have a driving range, which is pretty lame,

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

excellent value

Course was in awesome shape considering the hot, muggy weather recently. Greens (which are usually fast) were just medium probably because of the weather. Staff was friendly, pro shop is great.

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

Great course, friendly staff. Will definitely be back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The right rate makes it a great experience

One of my favorites in Lexington because of the condition of the course and the strategy required when you choose the right tee box to play from. Can be pricey without a deal and not worth more than $45.00 to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Griffen Gate golf course. Wonderful!

Best in Lexington! Course in pristine condition. Smooth fast greens, tight manicured fairways, perfect rough and excellent sand.

The course has beautiful views . Lots of tees for every level of player. Challenging enough. Accurate driving is necessary on most holes.

Speed of play is great and the staff is very friendly. Enjoyable day all around!!

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

Griffin Gate

Played with my Dad (which was his first time at the course) and we both enjoyed it. The front 9 moved much quicker than the back, as we literally had to wait on every hole to tee off, and all the grass needed cut, but the course over all was in really good shape. Greens were in great shape, tee boxes weren't beat up, and the fairways were also in good shape. I've played this course numerous times in scrambles, and this was maybe my 3rd time playing it for fun, but I enjoyed the course more yesterday than I ever have. It's way too pricey for normal play, especially on the weekends, but if u can find a Hot Deal to play there from GolfNow, it's more than worth it. We played for around $18, counting taxes. But I don't feel like it's worth over $60 on the weekends.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Hot Deal Course

I dont see this being a $75 course. However, anytime you can play here for less then $30 id jump all over it. Excellent course, in great shape. Greens were amazing. Tight course that winds through some neighborhoods. I loved this course, it was def well taken care of. If course conditions and smooth greens are your thing then this is your course. .

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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

Very friendly staff. Course in good condition and greens rolling smoothly. Not long but some holes challenging Would recommend to anyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Windy weather
Used cart

I love GG played their alot when I was younger still love it today!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Best Shape it has ever been in

I have played this course for many years and never have I seen it so pristine. The bunkers greens fairways and rough all were well manicured. Recently played Tidewater and Fazio Barefoot course and neither were in better condition than Griffin Gate.

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

Beautiful course

Super friendly staff and course was in great condition. I would definitely recommend. The houses on the back were a little

too close and a challenge for my playing partners. But overall it was a nice day and wonderful experience.

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

WOW

You will not be disappointed!!! As president Trump would say....BELEEEEEVE ME!

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
First Time Playing

Great course!

Conditions were great! Unbelievable even with it being February. Watch out for all the geese haha. Awesome layout and friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Great Course

First time playing this course and was kind of hesitant after reading another review. I drove by the course the day prior to take a look. This course is in outstanding condition, especially for this time of year. Clubhouse is having some work done on it, but everything else looked great. If i had anything bad to say, it would be, for such a nice golf course, they need a driving range. Also, the score cards need to be updated with a pic of the course layout of each hole in the back. This is a great course that is extremely challenging for any golfers skill set. Im retired military, and it was great to visit my home town and play at a nice course...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Wait For May

I have played here many times and this is the first time I was very disappointed.. I can not recommend this course right now. The greens are unputtable. Between splotches of live grass and dormant grasses, there is no way to get any type of decent roll. The rest of the course was in decent shape for February but.... if you can't at least semi-reliably putt you may as well take a walk in the woods.

Also... the clubhouse is under renovation. The only food or drink is soda and snacks. The only bathroom is halfway down the first fairway. On this date all other bathrooms on course were closed. Not a big deal... Just a heads up.. As i said in the header... I would wait for May.. I paid a bargain rate that at this point in time was extremely overpriced!! There are better opportunities to play in the Lexington area right now.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

going to play it a lot more

played it before several years ago going to play it more now the course was in great shape for the time of year we played the only thing was the greens was wet and slow which was expected since it rain a couple of days before we played

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