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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6653 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.0
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6653 yards 73.0 130
White 72 6229 yards 70.8 127
White (W) 72 6229 yards 77.3 138
Gold 72 5923 yards 69.2 124
Gold (W) 72 5923 yards 75.5 134
Red 72 5025 yards 65.0 114
Red (W) 72 5025 yards 70.2 121
Scorecard for North
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 73.0/130 483 389 384 401 151 322 475 392 221 3218 399 497 408 514 207 370 388 177 401 3361 6579
White M: 70.8/127 465 368 362 384 136 296 468 348 172 2999 384 483 372 504 185 341 369 163 361 3162 6161
Red W: 70.2/121 353 297 268 287 117 285 437 273 126 2443 257 364 307 391 100 291 287 136 262 2395 4838
Handicap 9 5 3 1 17 15 13 11 7 2 14 8 6 4 16 12 10 18
Par 5 4 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 36 4 5 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1971
Golf Season Year round
Architect Russell Breeden

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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.5
2 Reviews (2)
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Handicap 15-19
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Raintree Country Club - South Course

The South Course at Raintree Country Club provides an interesting contrast to its sister course. While the North Course features a lot of elevation changes from hole to hole, and demands accurate driving, the South course is much flatter and gives you more room off the tee. The South Course very much reminds one of an inland low-country course. There are gentle doglegs on most holes. Water comes into play on a half-dozen of the holes. There are two par 3s that are entire carries over water. Water also basically runs along the entirety of the par-4 twelfth hole. The course also goes out and back; it does not circle back to the clubhouse after nine holes.
The course was in immaculate condition with one exception. There were quite a few unrepaired pitch marks on every green, something that I did not experience when I played the North Course at Raintree. The Bermuda rough was also very thick in quite a few areas, which made finding errant shots difficult.
Regardless, it was a pleasure to play. The three par 3's and three par 5's on the front provide a great deal of variety on the front nine. I would like to see some yardage differences among the five par three's on the South course. From the white tees, the listed yardages are 140, 178, 140, 176, and 178.
The practice facilities, staff, and clubhouse were all top notch as well.

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Charlotte Advisor
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Raintree Country Club - North Course

Played the North Course at Raintree Country Club today. Raintree has 36 holes in addition to a large pool and tennis courts. The pro shop and locker room facilities are very nice. The staff is very friendly and helpful. They have a great short game area. The practice range, although narrow, is quite nice. There are artificial grass hitting areas in addition to the natural turf spaces. They also have a new fleet of electric golf carts.
The North Course is a Par 72 with a typical 4-14-4 setup. Water comes into play on four of the holes. There are 2 par 3's that play basically entirely over water. Most of the par 4's and par 5's dogleg at some point. There is also a decent amount of elevation change on the course. Some holes play downhill, others play uphill. The course winds through a housing development, and OB encroaches on several holes, making driving accuracy a key. The primary challenge to the course are the greens. Many are guarded by bunkers; others are perched up above the level of the fairway. The greens are generally large, and the club uses 5 pin positions per green.
The course is currently in excellent shape. The bermuda on the fairways is lush, and the rough is quite thick. Some of the greenside rough is deep enough to almost swallow a ball. Raintree has done an excellent job of keeping their bent greens in great shape despite the summer heat.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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