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3.9
539 Reviews (539)
5 Stars
166
4 Stars
236
3 Stars
87
2 Stars
27
1 Stars
23
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.8
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
81.6%
Recommend this course
450 out of 539 reviews
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3.8
81 Reviews (81)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
76.5%
Recommend this course
62 out of 81 reviews
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3.9
128 Reviews (128)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
47
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
79.7%
Recommend this course
102 out of 128 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6965 yards
Slope 142
Rating 73.4
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Olde Sycamore Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Crenshaw Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Jackson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
539 Reviews (539)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Patio Dining 11
Watching the Game 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 32
Bunkers 31
Water Hazards 30
This course/club is great for:
Locals 37
Advanced Golfers 33
Entertaining Clients 19
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 30
Worth the Drive 29
In the 'Burbs 28

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Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course..until you get to the green

Played here a couple years ago and the course was fine. Returned this weekend to hopefully re-introduce it into the Charlotte rotation. Tee boxes, fairways, rough, and bunkers are in great condition. However, the greens are a joke. It looks like someone took a shotgun and blasted every green 30 times over. Beyond being ripped to shreds, they are somehow incredibly soft for the middle of summer. Cannot imagine how they will look once the perma-wet conditions of the winter roll around.

I have hope the course can fix the greens and it return to being a great deal. But for $65 you can find much better in the area.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 1
2.0
Previously Played

Poor management

After going to the clubhouse to pay, we were stopped by the "starter" who needed to thoroughly review our receipts to ensure we weren't sneaking on a rural course on a weekday. We were then stopped again by another staff member to confirm our tee time. Did not make us feel very good about playing here with all the harassment before we even got our first shot. Completely unnecessary. Once we did start you realize the greens are almost unplayable. Poorly maintained and plenty of better options out there..

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/10/2020

Hello, run4life316. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience. Let us know how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

real bad greens

For the price it would think the greens would be better shape . To ask for an high green fee you should great greens not here they need a lot of work to bring them back. I have paid less for courses in better shape.maybe next time.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Solid track!

Greens were soft but still quick with nice breaks. Greens were a little beat. People need to fix their ball marks. Rough was fair and tee boxes were in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 08/03/2020

Hi u885123180. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation.

Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap Don't know
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I don’t understand!

I can’t understand why this course cost so much. I caught a deal and payed 35 bucks. The fairways were pretty good but the greens need a hug. I can’t understand how people pay 65-80 bucks for this average course!

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/04/2020

Thank you for your review, u314159838280. We will pass along your feedback to our team at Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Layout, Poor greens, Very lousy sand traps, Rough needs cut!!!

Great layout, variety of holes.. HOWEVER greens are in terrible shape, some are dying, bare spots, unfixed ball marks, no consistency from one to another. SAND TRAPS ARE THE WORST. Grass growing in them and most lack any sand. Like hitting off hard pan. Not worth whatever money you pay to play even if it's a deal through golf now. Rough needs cut. Can't find ball unless you step on it!!!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very slow, greens were in bad shape, other players are rude.

Course let people walk before noon on a Sunday, which slows down everyone else.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens are not good

Olde Sycamore is a wonderful course but apparently the greens have had a tough summer. They are bad enough that it is pretty tough to read them. So be aware that the greens will be super fast but you will not know where the ball is going.

Everything else including the staff is great!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/27/2020

Hi u988477197. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/24/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens Are In Terrible Shape

They must have recently aerated the greens, then applied LOTS of sand. The greens were all marked up, ball marks everywhere, spike marks everywhere. You had to put through a desert of sand & marks. I’ve played this course multiple times, this was as bad as I’ve seen it. Pace of play was great for a twosome going off in the late afternoon on a Wednesday (~3 hours). Please fix the greens.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/27/2020

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Our team is actively working on our greens. Thanks for visiting us and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Avg and over priced

$42 for a Monday round is out of whack
Greens are beat up fro those who don’t repair ball marks
Bare spots on greens
Bunkers not raked
This is an under $30 course
Starter was very friendly

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens in terrible shape

I have played this course maybe 15-20 times over the years. The fairways and tee boxes are always in excellent shape and the layout is very challenging. The greens however are some of the worst in Charlotte. Riddled with un repaired divots and disease, putting is almost not worth the effort. You can get much better greens at other courses if you are willing to drive a little further out from Charlotte.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/22/2020

Hi, mccorm91. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting us and we hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Greens Need Work

Friends played a few weeks prior and greens were in great shape. Recently there were black spots everywhere. Otherwise nice course and great shape.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/22/2020

Hi twhite7! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 2
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 Good
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Hi u546069927. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Thursday round

The poorest greens in Charlotte area. Way over watered. Superintendent doesn't seem to know what he's doing. If I was a member I'd be curious.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Hi Johnspink! Thank you so much for leaving us a review. We value our customer experience, so your experience is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/16/2020

Hi u778271460. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation.

Played On
Reviews 1
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
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Commented on 07/10/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Kenneth1832256! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation!

Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Bad Weather

I wasn't able to finish due to a monsoon, but I wanted to acknowledge the pro shop and starter for how well I was treated. Very friendly and accommodating every time I've played! Really wanted to finish the round but had a great time for the few holes I was able to get in.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/10/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us Golfer6489. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation thanks you!

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