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|Carolina Trail||DrSchteeve at 12/10/13 5:54pm|
|Who wants to buy a golf course in this crowded market and still sluggish economy? I don't think Skybrook has sold yet, and it's been several months. Not sure why Silverstein thinks these courses will sell quickly (probably just more bluff and bluster).|
|Re: Carolina Trail||The B-Man at 12/10/13 2:28pm|
|Here's the latest, with quotes from Silverstein:
Carolina Trail golf courses headed into foreclosure, owner says
|Re: Carolina Trail||Titleist702 at 11/25/13 8:17am|
|I've heard from a reliable source that Silverstein does not. The bank took the properties and Traditional is in place to ready the courses for sale.|
|Re: Carolina Trail||The B-Man at 11/22/13 10:28am|
|I received a clarification from a reliable source. The information about the new management company is correct, but Jeff Silverstein still owns the courses.|
|Carolina Trail||layitdown at 11/21/13 10:41am|
|The balance of the Trail Courses which include Birkdale, Highland Creek, Tradition, The Divide, and Waterford are under the management of Traditional Golf Management effective 11/18/13. Looks like the Charlotte market is finally rid of Jeff Silverstein. The guy deserves leg irons and an orange jumpsuit. His absence should bode well for public golf in Charlotte.|
|Kannapolis Golf||BetterThanMost at 10/23/13 3:12pm|
|You might also want to take a look at Crescent in Salisbury.|
|Re: Kannapolis area golf||izzyf150 at 10/21/13 7:14pm|
|If you know what day you are going to be playing on. Try doing the member for a day deal at Irish Creek. Basically you show up and golf just like you would at any course. There is no pressure to sell you a membership or asking for your contact information or any of that stuff. Just show up and golf at your tee time that the guy will make for you via email. (You and however many, up to a foursome) Last time I did it, it was $40. Private course in great shape and no houses that you have to worry about hitting anyway.
|Re: Fall Golf||4putts at 10/18/13 10:40am|
|Try Warrior in China Grove; it's close and very nice|
|Cleghorn plantation closure||Ken at 10/17/13 10:25pm|
|Garrett, regarding Cleghorn Plantation in Rutherfordton, NC, the course is going to re-open in the Spring, 2014. I will forward details in the next few weeks. Thanks.|
|Re: Fall Golf||Jason at 10/17/13 6:59pm|
|Played that one too ! Very nice . Thanks
|Fall Golf||Fred C Dobbs at 10/17/13 6:17pm|
|Try Verdict Ridge, it's close to Lake Norman and I 77|
|Kannapolis area golf||Jason at 10/17/13 2:10pm|
|From Massachusetts and visit family every Thanksgiving and always get a few rounds in. Have played a few courses- Red Bridge, Birkdale, Tradition, Warrior, and Rocky River. Looking for a great course that doesn't have houses surrounding every hole. Is there one in close proximity of Kannapolis? I absolutely love Rocky River and feel it by far the best course that i have played in NC. Hands down best greens and always a challenge from the tips. Any other ideas for our trip down your way in a few weeks. Thanks
|Thank you||Terry Jackson at 10/16/13 9:43pm|
To all the staff at Rocky River, Fort Mill, Lancaster, Chester, Springfield and Edge Water golf courses for making our golf visit to the Rock Hill and Fort Mill area an enjoyable one.
And most of all, a sincere thank you, to the countless people of North and South Carolina who extended the southern hospitality to us during our golf trip.
See you all again next fall.
Cheers from Canada
|golf nov 4||MadMax2013 at 10/16/13 1:25pm|
|Try Glen Oaks, Lincoln, or Deerbrook. All about 45 minutes or so from airport.|
|golf nov 4||peter at 10/16/13 8:14am|
|looking for a budget course not too far from the airport for last round of 5 day golf trip....looking at rennaisance, birkdale, regent park. any suggestions or comments on conditions? thx Peter|
|Re: Where to play||Wulfpack at 10/3/13 8:59pm|
|I would definitely go with Verdict Ridge. Glen Oaks is a great course close by. Red Bridge is a beauty as well but a hike from the lake. Fox Den is not in the same class as those three.|
|rock barn||panthersfann55 at 10/3/13 6:29pm|
|Check in with rock barn. They closed down this past summer due to what happened in July with all the rain.|
|Top 5 for conditions||DrSchteeve at 10/3/13 11:28am|
|1) Verdict Ridge
2) Red Bridge
3) Rocky River
4) Glen Oaks
Rock Barn (north) and Edgewater (south) deserve a mention.
|Re: Where to play||2puttagain at 10/3/13 9:39am|
|I would play Verdict Ridge always in great shape
If you are in Mooresville... Rock Barn is not too far away and they have two courses for your 36 holes on the second day
|Where to Play||DrSchteeve at 10/3/13 9:39am|
|Around Mooresville Verdict Ridge hands down, then Glen Oaks, then Fox Den. Willing to travel to Red Bridge or Rocky River, can't go wrong with either of those.|
|Re: Westport||2puttagain at 10/3/13 9:38am|
|Top Three Courses in The Charlotte Metro Area
1) Verdict Ridge (Always in Great Shape) New Bermuda Greens
2) Ballantyne Resort
3) Rocky River or if you don't mind the drive Rock Barn
|Westport||DrSchteeve at 10/3/13 9:37am|
|Westport is an average semi-private course with traditional layout. It just can't compare with Verdict Ridge, Glen Oaks, and Fox Den in the same neighborhood.|
|Where to play||Scott at 10/2/13 4:01pm|
|April 2014- Staying on lake in Mooresville. 20 guys. Looking for 2 courses - leaning towards Verdict Ridge for 1 round. Debating between Fox Den, Rocky River and Red Bridge for the other course. Would like to play 36 at this second course. Any suggestions? Never played at the lake before- we normally play in Hilton Head.|
|Westport||Scott at 10/2/13 2:51pm|
|Anybody ever played Westport? Is it a decent course? Recommendations for other NICE courses appreciated- would like the top 3 courses based on condition - no cost issues.|
|Re: Recommendations||MadMax2013 at 9/30/13 8:47pm|
|Would probably go for Bent greens over Bermuda in the spring. Bermuda definitely has it's advantages but these are most obvious in the hot summer months. Most courses
will punch and top-dress Bent greens in March and they are in excellent shape a few weeks after. Bermuda really doesn't begin growing in this region until sometime in April.
|Recommendations||DrSchteeve at 9/30/13 7:08pm|
|Go for Bermuda greens (Verdict Ridge has them). Red Bridge or Rocky River.|
|Recommendations||Scott at 9/30/13 4:13pm|
|Looking for course recommendations for 20 guys in April 2014. Looking for somewhere to play 36 holes on a Friday. Already playing Verdict Ridge - so other recommendations please. Needs to be nice - and somewhere under $90 each.
|cleghorn plantation closure||garrett at 9/23/13 11:42pm|
|Does anyone have any details about Cleghorn plantation? Its one of my favorite courses and its sad to see it out of business this long|
|Re: Fall Golf||slowmofo at 9/20/13 5:25pm|
|Dr schteeve its like we are the same person. You think exactly like i do. I played Eagle chase ( wish the greens were a touch faster) and I really liked the course. Though the cart path i decided to use after i broke 7 vertebrae ( joking) is what some might call the fairway. Those are probably the worse cart paths I have ever seen. Match them up with Regent's bridges and I would just never golf again|
|Fall Golf||Fred C Dobbs at 9/20/13 2:19pm|
|Verdict Ridge won out. Hoping to arrange a tee time next week. They have 7 day ahead booking system.