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3.7
492 Reviews (492)
5 Stars
92
4 Stars
254
3 Stars
84
2 Stars
38
1 Stars
24
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.9
83.5%
Recommend this course
409 out of 492 reviews
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3.1
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
1
Conditions
2.4
Value
3.4
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
61.5%
Recommend this course
16 out of 26 reviews
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3.7
64 Reviews (64)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.8%
Recommend this course
53 out of 64 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6627 yards
Slope 132
Rating 72.1
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Lochmere Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6627 yards 72.1 132
Blue 71 6136 yards 69.8 128
White (W) 71 5632 yards 73.3 131
White 71 5632 yards 67.8 121
Red (W) 71 4677 yards 70.0 110
Scorecard for Lochmere
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 71.6/139 W: 76.0/130 411 360 198 395 376 421 202 445 558 3366 381 164 513 378 358 360 542 193 372 3261 6627
Blue M: 69.5/132 W: 75.7/135 385 336 179 363 346 377 172 412 536 3106 364 151 492 338 336 319 512 172 346 3030 6136
White M: 67.1/123 W: 72.5/131 350 300 125 341 332 331 153 375 494 2801 342 139 453 306 288 289 454 137 326 2734 5535
Gold M: 64.6/112 W: 69.5/123 314 293 102 288 308 293 147 295 438 2478 263 132 441 279 281 257 376 131 314 2474 4952
Red M: 63.6/106 W: 67.7/123 310 239 99 286 301 287 144 292 434 2392 260 127 352 275 248 252 373 110 278 2275 4667
Handicap 9 15 11 3 17 7 13 1 5 8 18 6 10 2 14 4 16 12
Par 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 4 5 35 4 3 5 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 71
Handicap (W) 9 13 15 5 11 3 17 7 1 10 18 6 8 2 14 4 16 12

Course Details

Year Built 1985
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Bent grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gene Hamm

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No cut-off jeans, swimsuits or tank tops are permitted. Men must wear shirts with a collar at all times.

Reviews

3.7
492 Reviews (492)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 23
Patio Dining 10
Brunch 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 52
Bunkers 44
Narrow Fairways 30
This course/club is great for:
Locals 47
Walkers 44
Seniors 37
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 54
In the 'Burbs 20
Worth the Drive 13

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Not the best around

Although the rates are cheap, there is little grass on the tees, burned out fairways, and sand all over the greens. Spend a little bit more somewhere else and have a great experience.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bermuda not ready yet

As of 5/10 Fairways at Lochmere were still very thin. Greens and bunkers great. Tee boxes on most holes very rough. I'd recommend giving it a couple of weeks.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course

A very straightforward course, setup nicely for all levels of play. Greens are very nice, fairway and tee boxes likely feeling the effects of a wet Spring. I did enjoy the round, but the price is high compared to other courses in the area. You are paying to be in Cary. Try it once and see what you think.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tuesday morning Seniors

I played behind a twosome (with no one in front of them) that took at least 2 1/2 hours for 9 holes.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Teeing area needs to be cleaned up. Broken tees all over tee areas. Grass conditions were poor. Branches all over the course. Grass needs to be fertilized.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Conditions

I assume due to a wet winter/early spring the course stayed flooded and wet. Fairways have no actual grass, just crust and dirt. Only course in area not green and growing. Glad i had a good deal from Golfnow. They have a long way to go before course is close to playable!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Drainage Help Needed

This course had a nice layout and the greens were in good condition. Unfortunately the fairways were basically flood plains, very little grass to hit off and lots of mud. My groups opinion was that the course was not in fit playing condition after what had been recent heavy rain.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lochmere Review

This course is a nightmare whenever it rains and was in terrible condition. Playing in wet conditions tough, however playing on a course that lacks attention and upkeep is demoralizing. Top dressing fairways goes a long way to helping prevent random bald spots in the grass.

I really wish they took better care of this course because it has a lot of character and neat design.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

It's a good course to play on when it is dry for a few days. The only thing I dislike is the holes feel all the same, nothing interesting or to remember.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Recent Weather Matters Here

First, I like this course, and you probably will, too. Not too long or overly demanding on shot-making, but...

WARNING--if there has been significant rain in the 7 days before you play, this course will be boggy. I actually had two sunny days prior to my tee time, but it's simply at the low point of the surrounding topography, and while I did expect cart path only to be in effect, I did not expect to create casual water with many steps on the fairway. The tee boxes were very soft and on several holes we had to tee from well back of the box to find acceptable footing. On the flip side, the greens were in great winter shape with no moisture issues.

Again, it's a fine but not top-tier course and is reasonably priced for the area. Play it when it's dry and you'll be happy.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course

The course was pretty good overall. It was very wet due to the crazy rain lately but I'll definitely play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
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

Lochmere 2/3/19

Super friendly staff. The course conditions were a little rough due to water and lots of play. Slower foursome walking in front of us. This course should be great by mid spring. Would def play here again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

What you expect from a $27 round

Moderate length and tight fairways make this a shot-maker's course. There are scoring opportunities on most holes if you keep it in the short grass. Water hazards on almost every hole but they don't come into play as much as you might expect.

Only critique is the lack of drainage on the course. There was standing water on nearly every fairway. Granted, it's been the wettest winter of record but I haven't experienced an issue like this at other courses in the area. A member of my group said he has played the course half a dozen times throughout the year and the fairways are always wet.

Overall: It's a good under $30 course but I probably won't be back until mid-summer after a prolonged dry spell.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Do not play here

Course in terrible shape - probably one of worst courses in the area. There are open holes in fairway that look like they go into the drainage/sewer system. Hit a drive down the middle on number one and saw ball disappear. Walk up and there’s an open drainage pipe near where ball landed. Waste of money.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Awful conditions

The fairways were awful!! Hardly and grass. Mostly mud and and patches of hard dirt....in the fairway.

By far the worst course I’ve ever played, that’s not an understatement.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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