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Harry L. Jones Sr. Golf Course


"Worth playing"

5/20/22: Review by Jonny

The last time I played this course was in 1999. It was somewhat new at the time and built on re-claimed property from a land fill. I was most impressed by the driving range and practice area for chipping and putting. Nearly every course I have gone to in the CLT area...

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    • #3197
      Hossnfeffer

      Big group trip to Hilton Head in the late March. 12 guys, handicaps probably average 15 or so – with some single digits lots of teens and maybe one or two guys with 22+.

      Planning a stop-over play day in the Charlotte area and looking for a place to play 18 or 36 holes before going on down to Hilton Head. Our criteria:
      Fair play – not too easy, not too hard (it will be early spring and many of us will maybe have hit a few balls at most). Just something nice.

      Fair price – we used to play Tanglewood in Winston-Salem every spring. It was fun and was about $45 bucks on a Thursday I think. So something similar I suppose.

      Easy to get to. We dont want to search all day for a course or a decent place to stay. Plus when we are done,! we are gonna finish the drive down to Hilton Head.

      I have been doing a bit of reading and at first I thought about trying Tega Cay because of the 27 holes, but it sounds as tho it is no fun for first timers. I played ballentine once, and the course was ok, but not for the price.

      Any ideas?

    • #7097
      Hossnfeffer

      After looking at some others, I was thinking of Fort Mill Golf Club, as sort of equivalent to Tanglewood.

      Any thoughts on this place?

    • #7099

      pretty neat course not too hard not too easy. they redid all 18 greens last year or the year before. make sure to ask about airifying. a lot of courses around town do it twice a year.

    • #7101
      Geof

      if you are driving down after round, u can also consider Regent Park & Springfield…both off I-77 near the state line/Fort Mill area….Regent has a couple of tricked up greens but is overall a good track..Springfield is a GREAT but fair test overall….also down in Rock Hill there is Waterford..it was designed by Hale Irwin…it’s a couple of minutes off I-77 in SC at exit 79 (kinda behind the Mall)…I think if you play Fort Mill CC you’ll do better $$$ wise, and the front nine is great shape and a vintage Donald Ross design, but i’m afraid the back nine may disappoint a bit…

    • #7103
      Hossnfeffer

      Thanks for the tip on Fort Mill, we are now looking at Springfield. Regent Park is aerating when we are going to be there.

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Harry L. Jones Sr. Golf Course


"Worth playing"

5/20/22: Review by Jonny

The last time I played this course was in 1999. It was somewhat new at the time and built on re-claimed property from a land fill. I was most impressed by the driving range and practice area for chipping and putting. Nearly every course I have gone to in the CLT area...

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