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|Re: Winterkill of Bermuda Grass in N.C.||slowmofo at 6/15/15 2:49pm|
|Thanks for the info B. It seems like most of the courses in N Charlotte and above were affected badly. Rocky River and Verdict Ridge's fairways were hurt, but are turning around.|
|Re: Winterkill of Bermuda Grass in N.C.||The B-Man at 6/13/15 11:05pm|
|A few more links to similar articles:
Winter Weather Extremes Kill Grass, Force Course Closures:
Damages in the Carolinas Golf Industry Run into Millions
Many Still Feeling the Effects of Winter
|Winterkill of Bermuda Grass in N.C.||The B-Man at 6/13/15 10:58pm|
|The Carolinas Golf Association posted this article last month that has a good description of the problem affecting some of our local Charlotte golf courses:
Winterkill of Bermuda Grass in N.C.
I sympathize with the plight of the local courses suffering from this and I will return to play them once the issues are corrected. Let's do our best to support them.
|Highland Creek Condition||DJ at 6/13/15 9:45am|
|Has anyone played Highland Creek recently? Interested to hear if it's in good shape or not.
|Re: Is Deer Brook any good?||5putts at 6/12/15 1:30pm|
|Absolutely worth the drive. Nice track, typically in good shape, has some interesting holes but not at all 'tricked up'. Try it!|
|Is Deer Brook any good?||Bogey-Golf at 6/11/15 6:20pm|
|Wanna play somewhere I haven't played before. Is it worth it?|
|The Divide||Jamie at 6/8/15 8:58am|
|Played at The Divide on 6/6/15. The course is in decent shape as far as fairways are concerned. The greens looked good and were very consistent, but they were extremely slow. They had been cut, just were cut high for some reason. Very different from all other course I have played this year.|
|Re: Membership||Ga Heel at 5/31/15 9:53pm|
|JB- Check out Raintree Country Club in South Charlotte. They have a deal for e-tour players that seems pretty reasonable. There are several e-tour players there all the time. There are 2 courses that are always in great condition. It's private and the pace of play is usually very good.|
|Membership||Jb at 5/26/15 11:50pm|
Question: just moved down from NY to pursue golf full time; trying to compete on the mini tour down here. Looking for a good course to join that would good practice facilities, putting greens basically the works. On a tight budget affordable monthly under two hundred. Any suggestions. Please help
|Cleghorn Plantation Golf Club||panthersfann55 at 5/13/15 5:26pm|
|Made the trip out to Cleghorn today. Shot 93. Overall it seems to be a work in progress. The front nine fairways and tee boxes were being worked on (grass was patchy at best probably another year before its ready to go. Back nine fairways and tees a lot better but still need sometime to get better. Greens were in good shape. Bunkers had soft sand. Lots of elevation changes so course knowledge would help. Had a lot of side hill lies. Pace of play was great till we caught a 4some on the 15th hole that took forever on each shot (ready golf was not part of their game). Took a chance based on golfnow reviews and would say if you lived close to the course enjoy it with a golfnow or clickit deal unlike us being an 1hr and 1/2 will wait till next year.|
|Looking to book a good public semi/priv round for Saturday May 30th ??||Kevin at 5/13/15 2:12pm|
|Hey folks, got a few buddies coming in town from Boone and am trying to decide on what course to play.. Any recs..
Just played carolina lakes and stonebridge in the last few weeks and I would be hard pressed to find 2 courses in better shape right now but still looking for options..
|Wells Fargo Championship||The B-Man at 5/12/15 11:43am|
|Who's going? Who's playing golf around town this week?
I'll be out there all 4 tournament days in the afternoon. I'm playing Firethorne (now private) and Verdict Ridge this week too.
If you are going to be out there, tweet at me (@charlottegolfer) or tag me in your Instagram photos (@charlottegolfer). Would love to meet some of you guys that regularly use the site and post reviews.
|Re: Queen City Golf Pass||The B-Man at 5/12/15 11:32am|
|Bought one Saturday and used my free round at The Tradition. It paid for itself on the same day since the card costs $50 and my Saturday morning round would have cost me $55. So now, any time I use it ($10 off rack rate, $5 off twilight), it will be a bonus.|
|Renaissance Golf Course||pruittjc at 5/8/15 10:03am|
Looking to get out for some twilight golf this evening and have overplayed Revolution. Has anyone played Renaissance in the past few weeks and if so, how was the condition of the course?
|Re: Queen City Golf Pass||dongtrgolfer at 5/6/15 7:59am|
|Just bough the pass. With improvements in the courses this is a pretty good deal and really pays for itself after two to three rounds with the one round free.|
|Re: Queen City Golf Pass||Jeff Allston at 4/17/15 9:49pm|
|I have played a few of the courses over the last year or so and they are better, not great, but better. I am still hesitant to buy anything from these courses other than a round of golf though. You just never know when the doors are going to close.....|
|Queen City Golf Pass||ISlayMySelf at 4/16/15 5:18pm|
|Does anyone have any feedback on the Golf Pass that is being offered now? I know it is for a couple of former Carolina Trail courses and was curious if the conditions, management and experience of playing have improved in the last year. I'd like to support the courses but I'm hesitant. Any feedback would be appreciated.|
|Re: Looking for good conditions April 3-5||tvrepairex at 3/24/15 8:12pm|
|Try Red bridge in Locust or Rocky River in Concord.|
|Looking for good conditions April 3-5||jscum13 at 3/23/15 9:16pm|
|Couple buddies coming down from upstate NY to stay with me and play area courses in Charlotte NC. I know most of the courses are still dormant and fighting the moisture from the rain we've been getting but has anyone played an area course worth traveling to? It's a vacation for them so we'll drive as far as 50-60 mins from south charlotte. Any recommendations are appreciated.|
|10 courses in Triad for $75||Desmond Johnson at 3/19/15 11:49am|
|The Winston Salem Journal is currently offering a Golf ParCard deal card...10 courses in the Piedmont for only $75...courses include Badin Inn, Pudding Ridge, Oak Valley, Pilot Knob, Cedarbrook and more. Over 75% in savings. There are only 400 of the cards available for sale to the public. You can get up to 4 (3 to give to playing buddies)at http://www.journaldealsnow.com/deal/winstonsalem/journal-deals-now-parcard enjoy!|
|golf leagues||rmunyer at 3/12/15 11:01am|
|Anyone know of any after work golf leagues|
|Re: senior play events||panthersfann55 at 1/26/15 6:21pm|
check out this website. You get to play a lot of the private clubs in town and compete with golfers on the same level. Can't sandbag it either. I played on their regular tour a few years ago. Good fun for all.
|senior play events||oneputt at 1/26/15 7:56am|
|I would like to find a listing of senior golf leagues or events open to the general golfing public. Thanks|
|WInter golf||Fred C Dobbs at 1/4/15 12:48am|
|Round was a little slow today at Deer Creek C.C. just outside Toronto. Fairways and greens were slick and difficult to read. Could have been the 5 inches of snow that fell the night before. I chuckle when I read the golfers comments regarding the conditions of the local courses during the N.C and S.C. winter months. We only dream of golf from Nov till April up here......lol
Looking forward to our return in the fall for some golf and Southern Hospitality in and around Fort Mill/Rock Hill area.
Cheers from up north in Canada.
|Re: Instructor||ComeBackWarmGolf at 12/23/14 12:43pm|
|I highly recommend Brett Latcham at Golf Depot.|
|Re: Instructor||dongtrgolfer at 12/19/14 12:39pm|
|I have tken lessons from Scott Fossum at Emerald Lakes and highly recommend him.|
|Re: Christmas Day||Ryan at 12/18/14 3:48pm|
|Rocky River is open, and FREE to walk, but the clubhouse is closed.|
|Instructor||ISlayMySelf at 12/18/14 2:32pm|
|I'm thinking about investing in lessons for the new year but wanted some input before I went further. Has anyone had lessons at the Regent Park Academy and if not do you recommend any instructors(perferably attached to a course) on the South Side of Charlotte?|
|Christmas Day||5putts at 12/18/14 11:47am|
|Anyone know which courses will be open for play Christmas Day?|
|Re: Emerald Lake or Sky Brook||Hobart at 12/11/14 11:40am|
|I have not played Skybrook since they have changed ownership, but I did play Emerald Lake last weekend and it was in good shape. The greens were good. Very quick.|