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|Re: Memberships||Dom at 4/7/14 9:00pm|
|Matthews off 51. I don't want to join a private course just looking for more a loyalty card i guess you could say....|
|Carolina Trail||teetime at 4/7/14 6:11pm|
|I have read about the positive changes at Skybrook, but does anyone know what is going on with the other courses owned by the Carolina Trail? I am knew to the area and looking for some insight.|
|Skybrook - Troon Golf||DrSchteeve at 4/7/14 3:14pm|
|When you look at the Troon Golf website - especially the list of courses they manage - it's hard to imagine this being anything other than a great thing for Skybrook. Yes, the prices will probably go up, but so should the quality of the course. It might be nice to have another higher end course in Charlotte.|
|Re: Memberships||OnePutt at 4/7/14 11:30am|
|What part of Charlotte do you live? Lots of options depending on location and your budget.|
|Re: Skybrook under new management again||Avidgolfer at 4/7/14 11:26am|
|CGL closed because the landowner wants to redevelop the land. Casper was hired by the receiver and the new owner probably just elected to hire a different manager.|
|Re: Skybrook under new management again||Better Than Most at 4/6/14 6:56pm|
|Not a good sign that Skybrook is changing management companies again so soon. With this and CGL sudden closing, I wonder if this is an indication of instability at Billy Casper Golf, or were the situations at those two courses so untenable that BCG made the decision to get out while they were still ahead.|
|Memberships||Dominic at 4/5/14 5:56pm|
|Im looking for a memebership at a decent price and a decent course or if anyone knows of a place that might be reasonable? Thanks for all your help. Also if anyone knows of a league that has a opening i am looking to join also.
|Skybrook under new management again||tobacco_rd77 at 4/1/14 8:24pm|
|Just found out that Troon Golf is taking over management of Skybrook. Hope the course continues to go in the right direction. Wonder how that will affect memberships?|
|Re: World-AM in Myrtle Beach||Don at 3/31/14 8:38pm|
|I have never played but I have a friend who has played the past few years. He loves it. Nice courses and great parties each night. Some people take it a little too seriously but he said most people are really friendly and out there to. Have a good time.|
|World-AM in Myrtle Beach||Lee Philips at 3/27/14 9:38am|
|I have been thinking of playing in the WorldAM in Myrtle Beach this summer, any here ever participated?
|Charlotte Golf Links||DrSchteeve at 3/24/14 1:30pm|
|See the article on Charlotte Golf Links in the Course Review section. So, since the land Carolina Links was on wasn't part of the auction, ultimately the course wasn't foreclosed on because of the value of the real estate. So much for that theory...|
|Benefit Golf Torunament Regent||Dennis Bivins at 3/22/14 9:58am|
| @ Regent Park Golf Club to support Cuba
APRIL 26th, 2014 Event includes one round of golf, lunch, and multiple chances for prizes. MULTIPLE PRIZES awarded for “closest to the pin” (4), “longest drive holes” (2) ONE $10,000.00 hole in one prize Contact www.thebodylive.com for payment $75.00 per golfer TEAM cost $300.00 All holes must be played from the WHITE tees. MUST PREREGISTER BY APRIL 13TH
Pre-pay before April 18th by paying on line at our secure PayPal account or mail to 2115 Ebenezer Road Rock Hill, SC 29730. The last day for registration is April 18th.
Vendors who wish to donate contact Dennis Bivins @ email@example.com 8034126274
Or James Esskew @ 7043228336
|Jeff from Toronto||Fred C Dobbs at 3/19/14 8:36pm|
|Jeff, I got your email. Make up a list of questions and such. I'll try and help you out. We've been golfing in the Rock Hill area for 6 years. Gave up the trek to Myrtle Beach, found the golf cheaper and courses just as enjoyable.|
|Re: Jeff from Toronto||Toronto Jeff at 3/19/14 5:08pm|
|Fred C Dobbs from Oshawa. Can I speak with you about this?|
|Charity Golf Tournament - April 6th at Ballantyne||The B-Man at 3/18/14 6:32am|
|Primrose School of Lake Wylie at Steele Creek is holding its Inaugural Golf Outing with the proceeds to Benefit Barium Springs Home for Children and March of Dimes.
Where: The Golf Club at Ballantyne
When: Sunday, April 6th, 2014
12:00 Registration, Range and Lunch
1:30pm Shotgun Start for Golf Tournament
Event Format: 4 person scramble
Cost: $125 per player, $500 per foursome includes:
Lunch and Dinner
On Course Contests
Awards and Prizes
Sign up online or here:
Primrose School of Lake Wylie at Steele Creek
3960 West Arrowood Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28273
or call (704) 926-4955
DEADLINE IS MARCH 21st, 2014
|Re: Course Name...||panthersfann55 at 3/17/14 8:28am|
|Its Dr Sifford (link on bman) its an executive 9 hole course off remount rd. One of the older public courses in charlotte that went through a lot of renovations a few years ago. its part of the ratcliff group. If you travel a lot between the 3 states check out clickitgolf.com for deals as it will give you the most extensive network as well as deals to most public courses. Olde Beau is one i want to try off 77 north of statesville.|
|Course Name...||CY at 3/16/14 9:37pm|
|Hey all... I'm new to Charlotte (just moved from New Jersey to Rock Hill in February). I cover a large territory in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia for work and get to pass a lot of nice looking courses in my travel.
Anyway... on my way home almost every day, I pass a course located just off 77 South... somewhere between Exit 9 and Exit 3. The rough is all browned up, but the fairways and greens are... well... REALLY green.
Anybody know the name of the course and why the course looks so green? I know that courses will sometimes paint greens, but... never heard of painting the fairways.
Thanks for your help!
|Carolina Links||DrSchteeve at 3/15/14 12:36am|
|I responded to the idea that someone would make a killing buying the courses for the land. Did they? Will they? Who knows? Let's face it, Charlotte Golf Links won't be missed by many. Neither will the Divide if it happens there. Highland Creek, Tradition, Birkdale, even Waterford - those would be losses.|
|Jeff from Toronto||Fred C Dobbs at 3/14/14 9:43pm|
|We travel down from Oshawa every fall for 12 days of golf. Stay in Rock Hill. Search internet for Springfield, Fort Mill, Edge Water(a fantastic course) First two are very close to Regent Park and Edge Water is just down 77. You should check out Leroy Springs website, they two other courses as well. Don't hesitate to use the Senior tee boxes,the yardage is enough to make the game interesting especially if it's your first time this year swinging the clubs.
P.S. Stop by the Fort Mill American Legion if you play any of the Fort Mill area courses and enjoy their southern hospitality.
|Re: Charlotte Golf Links is done||Kevin Louse at 3/14/14 8:05pm|
|Where is Dr, Schteeve when you need him. Just a few months ago he called the notion of building houses on these dilapidated golf courses "such a 90's thing". The Golf Links is the first of a few courses within that old Carolina Trail that will close permanently. They were driven to the brink of goat tracks that are beyond repair.|
|Local advice please||Jeff at 3/14/14 1:54pm|
|Local knowledge needed. We are 2 guys from Toronto looking for inexpensive ($40) and easy course for Apr 5 & 6 weekend. Staying about 7 miles from Regent Park - never been to Charlotte area before and haven't swung a club since November. Any suggestions?|
|Re: Charlotte Golf Links is done||ILL-INI at 3/14/14 10:41am|
|One of my friends' mom ran the concessions there. She said they were blind-sided by the closing. The entrance to that golf course is now going to be entrance to a big ass sub-division or a big ass mall or something like that. There's a ton of land back there wasting away as a poor golf course for this not to happen.|
|Re: Charlotte Golf Links is done||4Putts at 3/14/14 7:19am|
|That much land, in that part of town... Not that surprising.|
|Charlotte Golf Links is done||Cant3Putt at 3/14/14 6:34am|
|Charlotte Golf Links is closed for good. Sign posted on its door saying they are no longer open for golf as of 03/14/14. Everyone is referred to Skybrook. I wasn't a fan of the layout, but it's a shame when a public course closes. Best wishes to its former employees and their families.|
|Trip to NC||golfer13c at 3/13/14 4:58pm|
|Hey guys so mini tour players coming down south to play three rounds in three days on a budget of course. We seem to get some deals so were looking to play next Friday-Sunday.
we have booked so far
Friday-Charles T Myers for $18
Saturday- Rocky River for $50
Need a place for Sunday below $60 ish closer to the airport we are leaning towards Stonebridge Golf Club. If anyone has any other places they feel is better please let me know Thanks !
|Aeration||slowmofo at 3/13/14 4:08pm|
|Anyone have an aeration schedule for this year?|
|Rocky River||NC Shank at 3/13/14 12:28pm|
|Anyone have stimp reading over at Rocky River? I heard 12+!|
|Ole Still (was Rivercrest)||KDMcC at 3/12/14 6:28pm|
|Thanks Fred. We actually played Rocky River last year. It was a nice layout and in good shape. The only issue we had last year was the greens were rock hard and wouldn't hold an approach shot (I seem to recall they had been redone last year). Are the greens a little more receptive now?|
|Course near Moorseville||Fred C Dobbs at 3/12/14 4:46am|
|Check out Rocky River course,only 40 minutes from Mooresville.
Nice layout and excellent staff.
Cheers Fred C Dobbs
|Ole Still (was Rivercrest)||KDMcC at 3/11/14 8:22pm|
|Has anyone played the Ole Still course (was Rivercrest) ? I'm thinking of adding it to the rotation for a group coming down to Mooresville from Ontario for a golf trip in late April.
Our tour currently includes Rock Barn, Verdict Ridge, Warrior, Ballantyne and Tanglewood. I'm open to suggestions for good courses within 45 minutes or so from Mooresville.