401 Country Club Dr. , Clayton, Georgia 30525, US
(706) 212-4100
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About Kingwood Resort & Winery

Kingwood Resort & Winery is a North Georgia resort community with its own winery and 18-hole golf course. Accommodations include a 48-room inn with guest rooms, plus 2 and 3-bedroom condominiums. Amenities include a winery with tasting room, spa, outdoor pool tennis courts and white water rafting. Kingswood Resort is near three Georgia state parks: Black Rock Mountain, Tallulah Gorge and Moccasin Creek.

Facts

Price Range$$
Property Class★★★
Acres148600
Year Opened2000
Number of UnitsLess than 100

Amenities & Services

RestaurantsFine, Casual
Room TypesRoom, Suite, Villas/Casitas
TennisYes
Fitness CenterYes
Practice FacilityYes
Banquet SpaceYes
SpaYes

Rules

Is the resort pet friendly?Yes
Is resort stay required for a tee time?No

Golf courses at Kingwood Resort & Winery

Reviews

2.9
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Beware the Back Nine

The front nine is a C+/B-. The back nine is an F. To call #17 a golf hole is like calling my toddler’s scribble on an envelope art. Talk about forcing a golf hole where one doesn’t fit! Number 18 is the only acceptable hole on the back. Unless you are playing with people who know the course, good luck. I’ve never hit more blind shots. If you must play the course, ask if you can play the front nine twice. The round was $70! If a friend hadn’t graciously paid my greens fees, I would’ve asked for a refund. $30 or $40 is a more reasonable price for such a course. The greens were also painfully slow. If you’re in the area looking to play, I recommend you look around for other courses.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great course

Great course and staff. Hotel on site . Best value in north Georgia.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Overpriced / Crab Grass

Payed $60 for a morning tee time on a Saturday. Pace of play was slow. People went off at random with no direction, because there is no ranger. Took 4.5 hours for a 2 some to play.

The front 9 was enjoyable, and the course was in pretty good shape. However, the greens are full of crab grass, which is unacceptable at that price point. The views were nice, and I would say the front would’ve been worth paying $30 for.

However, incomes the back 9. The hole layouts are a mess and you’d be be better off closing your eyes and swinging because of all the blind shots. Tee boxes are dirt, and a ton of mud in some of the fairways.

TLDR: overpriced. Pretty fun front 9 followed, by some of the worst golf holes I’ve ever played. Crab grass greens, might as well be aerated. $40 course at best. Although the golf carts are like driving Cadillac’s. They are super nice, probably should have spent that money on the back 9 or the greens.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 242
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Georgia Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing

Fun course with beautiful views and scenery.

This was my first time to Kingwood. It is a fun mountain course with lots of elevation changes. The course is not a long course (6000 from the tips). Even though the course is no long, it demands well placed shots to stay out of trouble. Tine Bent Grass greens are great (smooth, fast very few ball marks along with plenty of undulation). The elevation changes and views are beautiful and lots of fun. In the pro shop they give you complementary cold, bottled water for your round. Make sure to take bug spray as the bugs and insects are flying around you. A couple of the holes on the back nine are goofy and not great (mountain holes #'s 15 & 17).
All in all, a fun course in great condition that I highly recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Excellent Course Design

This is a very well maintained mountain course. The staff is competent and friendly. Greens were excellent today. While there are several "gettable" holes, many are challenging requiring accurate shots to avoid trouble. A good layout, never boring; no
back & forth holes. Large, CLEAN comfort station, carts in good shape with good cart paths. Nicely landscaped (wife insists it's one of the prettiest we've played). Complimentary chilled bottled water. Golf shop is fair. A good value. We will play here again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Beautiful course and Layout

Course was wet after heavy rains and required Cart Path Only. Scenery was beautiful, Grass was lush, and Greens were good. Would love to play the course under normal fall conditions.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Fun Course

This was my first time to Kingwood and it was a great time. This is a fantastic mountain course. It is not extremely long (6000 from the tips) but it demands thought and well placed shots to stay out of trouble. Tight Bent Grass greens with plenty of undulation. The elevations and views are great. The staff was welcoming and very helpful and friendly.
I will definitely be going back soon !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Kingwood Country Club & Resort

This is a great little mountain golf course. It's a short course with some extreme elevation changes where you feel like you're teeing off from the top of the world. The bent grass greens were fast and tricky to read. It's a fun mountain course to play and I play it whenever I vacation here.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Mountain Course

Fairways were like carpet....rough was challenging....greens were in excellent shape....thought the first cut around greens were incredible and plenty of room around the greens to recover if one misses the green.....many challenging holes yet plenty of opportunities to take chances for birdies and eagles.

All around, this is a fabulous course and we plan to go back often. Just an enjoyable outing....can't wait to play there again!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

mountain golf

Short but challenging due to elevation changes, water or woods on almost every hole. May need to bring some extra ammo if you're not a straight shooter!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Always Love PlayingThis Course

I vacation up in Clayton twice a year. While up there, I always try to play a couple rounds at Kingwood. I love this golf course. The only drawback is that they always seem to have new ownership. The property and course are amazing. Just a shame that this place has not caught on. If you are in the area, this is definitely worth a visit. Greens and fairways are always in good shape. You cannot beat the views while out there. Makes the double bogeys easier to swallow.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good times

Always a challenge playing the rolling hills of north Georgia

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

The course was very nice except for #15 and #17

The course was very nice. The only drawback were holes 15 and 17. It seems a shame to finish your round with those holes being a part of it. On 17 I would recommend the golf course connect both areas of fairways.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Fair bu tchallenging

Course was great condition and beautiful views. Don't let views distract from shot placements required. Score able holes but placement key

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Kingwood A Must Play

I teed of at 11:20 am. No wait. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeable about the course. Fairways and greens were in great shape. I loved playing here.
Disappointment. I'm a diebetic and they did not let coolers on the course. So when I went in for a bite at the turn, there was no snack bar. They said they had Hotdogs and sandwiches but they were out. It was 1pm. Candy just doesn't cut it.
All in all , great golfing though. I would return.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Great Course, Great People

Love this place! Really fun course and great people!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Great mountain course

Gorgeous views every hole! very relaxed & friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Course

Had a great day playing golf. Course was well laid out and challenging. Many blind areas where you need to be aware of golfers behind you.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Kingwood

Course is always is good shape. Can catch sum really good prices on here. #15-17 are tricked up holes especially 15 &17 other than that really fun track

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

conditions

Never has been great, but it's got a lot of bare ground and loss of grass. Greens are good.

New owners, again, and long time staff have been fired.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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