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Mooresville Golf Club   The B-Man at 10/3/16 7:57pm
Just saw that Mooresville reopened after a 2 year, $5M+ renovation:

Town-owned Mooresville Golf Club reopening after $10M makeover

Anybody played it yet? Let me know if I should add it. I'm thinking yes.
Re: Clickit Golf - BEWARE & AVOID   JoeJag at 9/30/16 8:00am
I thought the same thing too, until I learned I was calling the previous owner who sold it months ago. I emailed to their support email and got some guy Bob to help me out. He explained the problem, and we got a fair resolution to the credits issue, so I'm fine now.Sounds like these guys were left with a pile of crap from the previous owner. I'll still use them since I play the courses they work with and can get good deals.
Clickit Golf - BEWARE & AVOID   UD_MTD at 9/29/16 2:06pm
Has anyone gotten a response or update from the people at Clickit Golf on the status of the Clickit Cash? Their new website is up and running but when I log in, there is no cash credit there. My regular foursome stands to lose more than $1,000 in this mess. I've emailed and called 10+ times over the last month with no response from them.

I would strongly encourage everyone to boycott this website and pay courses directly. Their deals aren't even good anymore...keep the money in the golf courses not these peoples hands.
Looking for various Charlotte Skins Games   DblEgle16 at 9/19/16 11:18am
B-Man

First of all I enjoy your site.

Could you let me know and post where there is weekly skins game in the Charlotte area. I am familiar with the Golf week tour but really just trying to find different courses and a day of the week where golfers just show up to play skins. I also saw a guy post on GolfWrx site looking for skins game in Charlotte.

Lived all over the country and a format and lot of guys liked is where informally meet up to throw $10 or $20 into the pot . Sometimes they would divide half the pot and play two best balls out of foursome for a team bet against the other teams, in addition to skins. This allowed A,B,C,D to get in as well and guys liked it because the foursome played as a team except for individual! skins.

Anyway would just be happy to learn about some skins games in Charlotte area and would appreciate any B-man readers of your site with info on this as well.


Thanks

Bob
Re: Fall trip   MadMax2013 at 8/29/16 9:48am
Heard thru the grapevine that Glen Oaks was having some problems with their greens. They are usually in great shape but you may want to check on this prior to booking. Cheers!
Re: Information regarding Lincoln Country Club   5putts at 8/29/16 7:40am
Based on the LCC review, played there Sat. AM. The course is in best shape I've seen in 5 yrs. Greens are pristine but slow-ish. Fairways are generally nice but the rough could use a trim and there are some nasty spots if you are wayward off the tee. All-in-all a decent track with some quirky holes that has made some serious strides to come back. Now if they could just level out the cart paths on the front 9...
Fall trip   DrSchteeve at 8/28/16 5:02pm
Look at Glen Oaks. WAYYYY better than Larkin. Skybrook conditions are reportedly terrible right now, even though it is a great layout.
fall trip   peter iversen at 8/24/16 9:13pm
We have been invited as members for a day to irish creek and northstone. also playing rocky river. have played jones 5 or 6 times.....never jackson......is it a nice track?
like verdict ridge.....played 3 or 4 times....played red bridge once....a bit far this trip.
thought we might try skybrook....mixed reviews.....how is it?

love this site btw......nothing like this in nova scotia

ps....if anyone wants help with directions, lodging etc for cabot links or cliffs, im your guy
Rock Barn Jones Course is now private   IM4DHERD at 8/22/16 2:42pm
FYI - The Jones Course at Rock Barn is private to members only. The Tom Jackson Course, one of the best in the area, is still open for the rest of us.
Re: fall visit   BetterThanMost at 8/20/16 9:17pm
I'm not sure what is already on your itinerary, but you may want to check out Verdict Ridge, Rocky River, and River Oaks in addition to Larkin. Also, the renovated Mooresville Golf Course will be open by that time as well.
Re: fall visit   Jim at 8/20/16 8:38pm
Red Bridge is awesome! Great Golf shop and merchandise too.
fall visit   peter at 8/18/16 6:47pm
i am bringing 12 or so fellow nova scotians to the charlotte area for our 14th consecutive canadian pantherfanz golf and football holiday. we have one more course to fill....mon oct31 preferably in the am. we are staying on lake norman in mooresville.....dont mind driving a bit (45 min MAX each way) and are leaning toward larkin....good reviews/price/location. any other strong suggestions....thanks
Information regarding Lincoln Country Club   HittOD at 8/4/16 1:10pm
This is a review of Lincoln Country Club (LCC), in Lincolnton, NC. LCC is not available as selection on the "Post a Review" section of BMan's website. I'll try not to be too biased, as I am a member of this club. LCC had trouble over the years with maintaining bent greens in the summer, partly due to financial difficulties. LCC was bought by a local business man a few years ago, and my guess is that close to 2 million dollars has been infused into the club. This includes a new swimming pool, clubhouse upgrades, new maintainence equipment, enlarged parking areas, and the golf course itself.
The club was closed from mid May 2016 to the first part of July 2016 for a greens renovation project. The greens were re-sodded with Diamond Zoysia! grass, and the contours of some of the greens were upgraded to provide for more possible pin placements. This is the same type grass as that of the greens of Eagle Chase in Marshville, NC. All greens were enlarged some. These greens are very nice and are coming into their own. Their speed should increase throughout the coming months.
The fairways are full, with well defined rough. Most tee boxes are in very good shape, with a few needing some work. I dare say that the golf course is in the best shape that I have ever seen. I have lived on this course since 2001. LCC provides a good variety of holes not necessarily favoring a drawer or fader of the golf ball.
I suspect that most people reading this review are in the Charlotte area, but I would recommend checking out Lincoln Country Club if you get a chance. The food service is excellent, and many locals are choosing LCC for lunch and dinner.
Re: Instruction   Swifty at 8/3/16 9:20pm
I have taken lessons at Leatherman, with Chris, and really enjoyed it. The price is on par with other top end places like Dana Rader's School at Ballantyne, and both are great.
Re: Click it golf   Jeff at 8/2/16 3:24pm
I have been going back and forth with them for nearly 2 months. I messaged them on Facebook numerous times and initially I would get a response with something to the effect of "We are going through an audit and it will be a few more days" I got this at least 3 times. Then the responses stopped for the past month. I then responded to someone on a thread on the facebook page who was having a similar issue and the thread was deleted.

The person who was having an issue responded to me and said they reactivated his balance. I then posted a message on their page detailing all of this and it was deleted later in the day. They are not responding to anything. Then later that day I received this email:

Update on ClickGolf.com Credits



As you may be aware, Clickitgolf.com was recently acquired out of pre-foreclosure. After the close of the transaction, certain liabilities were discovered that were not disclosed, including “Clickit Cash” balances. This was obviously a surprise to us, and we are working diligently to work this out.

On some accounts, there has been fraudulent activity and usage that was against he terms of use and service. This activity includes but is not limited to:
· Using Credits to purchase discounted gift certificates
· Using Credits to purchase credits
· Using credits to get further discounts and coupons
· Improper extension of 12 months expiration dates.

The laws are very clear on who is responsible for these balances, and the acquirer is NOT legally required to absorb these balances. It is our intentio! n to allow Clickit Golf members to realize actual cash value t! hat has been put into the system, but also credit back any fraudulent or improper usage of the system.

As a courtesy, over the next few months, we will allow users that have used the system honestly to use credits for rounds purchased (not coupons or special offers as the terms of service outlines). However, Clickit Cash credits will not be unlocked until this audit is complete, which could unfortunately take several more months. There will be no refunds, as the acquirer did not realize the cash put into the system in the first place.

The Eight Round Promo codes will be permitted to be used next week.

The Acquirer, Clickit Golf, Inc and the new management team, are as upset about this as you may be, and we are working to recover the cash balances on your behalf so you can use them. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.
%3! Cbr /> Best regards,

David Moore
President
Clickit Golf, Inc
Re: Click it golf   The B-Man at 7/31/16 4:07pm
I contacted Chris Quinn at Clickit and he said this was a temporary problem as they upgrade their website checkout process. He's going to give me a further update this week, but I believe your gift certificates are safe.
Click it golf   NormInChar at 7/29/16 7:21pm
Did anyone else get screwed over by Click it golf ? Looks like they were sold and now they are not honoring credits on gift certificates and click it cash. Looks like I'm out 200 bucks from a gift certificate I received during the holidays. I really loved the site but may have to look else where when looking to book tee times just out of principle. Anyone else have suggestions on where to pick up best pricing on Charlotte area golf courses ?
Pace of Play at Emerald Lake   ccharles at 7/22/16 11:59am
Got this email from Emerald Lake today:

"To further enhance your experience while playing Emerald Lake Golf Club, we are now launching Operation P.O.P. (Pace Of Play). With this new program, we are committed to getting you around our golf course as quickly as possible. We understand that people do not have 5 hours to spend on a golf course nowadays, so Emerald Lake has paired up with the Carolina Golf Association to institute a 4 hour and 12 minute pace of play. Along with this new operation, we have also added the following measures to help "speed up play":
-We are cutting the rough half an inch to make it easier to find your ball.
-We are bringing food out more frequently to the course to cut down on your turn time.
-We hav! e hired rangers at problem areas to help spot errant golf shots."

I think this is great and much needed at Emerald Lake. My last several rounds there have been excruciatingly long.
Instruction   Longiron84 at 5/22/16 1:42am
Has any taken a lesson at leatherman golf or the Charlotte impact performance center?
Re: Seniors golf   oneputt at 4/10/16 8:14am
I dont know if you have gotten the info you were looking for but I would strongly recommend that you look into Fort Mill golf club. They have a regular Tuesday and Thursday senior event. I play on Thursday and enjoy the golf and the companionship. Format for Thursday is a stroke game,net. They also pay out skins. Tuesday's format changes but is usually some form of a scramble. If you are looking for a game get in touch with me. I am 67, play to a 6.4 index and pretty much play all over.

Bill Riddle
billriddle4183@gmail.com
Gastonia/85 South from CLT   jscum13 at 3/23/16 10:23am
what's the best courses out in Gastonia off 85 South to play? Heading past that direction for the weekend, want to fit a round in. I'm a degenerate...I know.
Re: Seniors golf   TheClaw at 3/7/16 1:49pm
I would highly recommend trying out this

http://www.senioramateurgolftour.net/
Seniors golf   Doug McDade at 3/6/16 10:00am
Looking for golf during the week. Shoot 82/92. Just turned 60. Preferably south of Charlotte and in SC. 704-287-3062.
Course Recommendations   Brian at 3/3/16 12:07pm
Looking to meet a friend between here and Winston Salem. Any recommendations? How is Irish Creek? Played Warrior a few years ago. Not sure what the latest is on it.

Thanks,
Brian
Re: looking for indoor golf   slowmofo at 1/15/16 11:51am
Not open yet, but this place is awesome

http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/business/biz-columns-blogs/development/article40313238.html

Christmas golf   Mike at 12/24/15 10:42am
Any courses open? I know there's a shotgun start somewhere. But like an idiot I deleted that email.
looking for indoor golf   dyork at 12/21/15 4:06pm
Does anyone know of any indoor golf facilities with simulators in the area? Doesn't have to be anything official, could be a bar with a sim or an all out training facility.

Thanks in advance
Regent Park   Nate at 12/20/15 8:48pm
Regent Park hasn't been officially sold so they are still running as normal. Which yes, means the course is in eh shape.
Regent Park   dongtrgolfer at 11/16/15 4:04pm
Regent Park to close early next year. Played last week and could tell the maintenance just not occurring.
Re: Charlotte Golf   dirishoh at 10/13/15 7:31pm
thanks for the recommendations...once I decide you are more then welcome


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