Tobacco Road Golf Course

Course Details

Tobacco Road Golf Course

Tobacco Road

442 Tobacco Rd
Sanford, NC 27332-9167

(919) 775-1940

Regulation

Daily Fee Facility

Just Golf

18

1998

Chris Brown

Mike Strantz

$134 weekend
$107 weekday
- twilight

73.2

6554

71

Bent

Bermuda

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Overall Rating 4 out of 5 based on 318 user reviews
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05/17/19
Marshals are dicks
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05/13/19
Really difficult but really fun layout. Need to play the course multiple times to learn where to place the ball.
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04/28/19
Great!
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04/26/19
Placement golf course.
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04/21/19
Incredible golf. Perfect greens and wow what a layout.
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04/21/19
Great
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04/21/19
It is so hard
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04/17/19
Great tough course
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04/15/19
Good
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04/01/19
Love the course. Wish I could play it better. Always up for the challenge.
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03/31/19
Nice
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03/31/19
Great
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03/22/19
Beautiful scenery
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03/08/19
Good
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03/01/19
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02/25/19
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02/24/19
Wet
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02/17/19
Great course with very nice greens!! Would definitely recommend it.
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02/15/19
Nice!
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02/09/19
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01/29/19
Amazing course.
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01/23/19
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01/18/19
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01/18/19
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12/29/18
Great
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12/02/18
Mike Strantz is a diabolical wizard. Wasteland. Blind shots. Greens that defy linear logic. A magical place, though not for all.
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11/12/18
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10/29/18
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10/23/18
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10/20/18
Silly golf
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10/16/18
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10/13/18
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09/28/18
Tricky track.
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09/22/18
Fantastic course and conditions. It’s a unique golf experience!
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09/21/18
Awesome!
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09/01/18
Played
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09/01/18
Fun
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08/22/18
Great course
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08/12/18
Course is always in great shape. Greens were very good, fairways very good.
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08/09/18
Completely different than most courses
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08/09/18
Unusual course and layout. Many blind shots. Pays off when balls are properly placed in ideal positions. Punishing when error shots are made
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08/04/18
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08/02/18
Awesome. Nothing like it!
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07/29/18
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07/28/18
Tough course
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07/28/18
Beautiful course!
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07/28/18
Very fun!
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07/28/18
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07/27/18
Very interesting course
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07/24/18
Favorite
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07/23/18
an experience
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07/21/18
Challenging fun course
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07/20/18
Very good
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07/19/18
Great staff
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07/19/18
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07/17/18
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07/14/18
Wonderful course! Will come back!
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07/12/18
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07/11/18
Hard, I would like to play it again.
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07/04/18
Very very slow
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07/02/18
Great!
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06/23/18
The most insane course I have ever played. Words cannot describe it
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06/20/18
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06/17/18
Tough track. Creative shots needed.
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06/15/18
Great!
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06/14/18
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06/14/18
I was very surprised at how good of shape this course is. what a visually stunning course.
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06/03/18
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06/01/18
Too many blind shots. A bit gimmicky.
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05/28/18
Great course. Expensive but worth it
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05/22/18
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05/19/18
Awesome layout.
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05/08/18
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05/06/18
Amazing landscape and scenery. Very difficult to navigate at times .
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04/30/18
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04/09/18
Unbelievable. One of my favorite courses I've ever played. I love that every club in my bag needs cleaning. Interesting and challenging layout. Can't wait to get back.
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04/07/18

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04/06/18
Tees, fairways and greens in good condition for early spring. Very diificult course when playing the 1st time. Several blind shots.
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04/05/18
Gimmicky
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03/23/18
Great courses
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03/23/18
Very fun.
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03/18/18
Fun layout for a course.
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03/18/18
Play with someone who has played there before. Otherwise you will get lost.
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03/17/18
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03/15/18
See you next year
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02/28/18
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02/21/18
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02/18/18
Great condition but unrealistic pin place
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12/16/17
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11/23/17
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11/22/17
Best
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11/21/17
A very challenging but fun course to play. A course designed like none other. The scenery is magnificent. The course was in great condition and the greens rolled fast but and true. A little pricey but a great place to go on a special ocassion.
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11/20/17
Awesomeness
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11/18/17
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11/18/17
Amazing course!
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11/18/17
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11/05/17
Crazy
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10/21/17
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10/14/17
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10/08/17
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09/28/17
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09/25/17
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09/05/17
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08/15/17
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08/13/17
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08/10/17
Lots of blind shots, great hills
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07/26/17
Great
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07/22/17
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07/22/17
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07/14/17
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07/11/17
very fun course
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07/09/17
Amazing!!
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06/29/17
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06/24/17
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06/23/17
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06/14/17
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06/04/17
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06/04/17
Would play again
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05/27/17
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05/21/17
Great course!!!
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05/20/17
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05/19/17
Absolutely treat to play a unique course
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05/09/17
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05/09/17
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05/05/17
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04/27/17
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04/14/17
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04/13/17
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04/13/17
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04/11/17
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04/07/17
Unique course
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04/07/17
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04/01/17
Awesome
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04/01/17
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03/27/17
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03/26/17
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03/23/17
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02/23/17
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02/17/17
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02/05/17
Love this course..... it's time playing it and will be going back first chance I get
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01/27/17
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12/11/16
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10/12/16
Loved the challenge. Scenic and in great shape. The greens were firm but fair. Fairways were lush. The magic of this course is the need for discipline and shot making.
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10/05/16
a real challenge. Staff was outstanding. I even got help with the app online. This was my second experience there and have also played Tot Hill. I also have played Kaeloe course in Hawaii. have three of the hardest courses under my belt. Tobacco Road is my favorite.Thank you.
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09/06/16
greens very fast, slow pace of play due to blind shots. course needs more yardage markers. overall very challenging and breathtaking beauty of course design with beautiful scenery. would play again.
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09/04/16
It was a miserable course to play but there is not a hole you won't remember.
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08/23/16
Aaaa
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08/19/16
Best course
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08/19/16
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08/06/16
B
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07/25/16
Ok
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07/25/16
My favorite course I have ever played thus far. Definitely worth playing at least once.
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07/24/16
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07/22/16
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07/21/16
Very interesting!
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07/16/16
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07/08/16
Awesome
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06/28/16
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06/21/16
Loads of fun. Must play twice to really appreciate. Stay out of the gourse, it may as well be a lake.
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06/15/16
Interesting
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06/12/16
Crazy layout awesome conditions, tough.
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06/10/16
Very nice
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05/29/16
Great
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05/22/16
Simply perfect!
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05/21/16
Fun course!
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05/20/16
Tough
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05/05/16
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04/27/16
Great track. Not traditional layout at all. Local knowledge goes a long way. Invest in a yardage book or the iPhone app. Little dried out when we played, but overall in good shape. Would play again.
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04/19/16
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04/11/16
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04/08/16
Guh
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04/01/16
Lots of sand!!
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03/21/16
Glad I played it. Don't think I will ever play again.
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12/16/15
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11/23/15
Amazing course
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11/16/15
Hardest course ever
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11/12/15
the funnest course I've ever played
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11/08/15
Tricked out
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10/31/15
Very challenging but amazing course!
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10/31/15
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09/15/15
Tough course
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09/12/15
Wild ride
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09/01/15
Really fun to play, beautiful holes, love it
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08/31/15
Pretty good course, with a lot of blind shots and tough greens. Excellent to play but avoid the many wasteland bunkers.
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08/27/15
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08/22/15
one of the best courses I've ever played. it will make you think, dream, laugh and cry.
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08/17/15
beautiful track
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08/08/15
Crazy
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08/06/15
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08/03/15
Fun.
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07/28/15
Nice
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07/27/15
Great course
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07/25/15
high price
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06/21/15
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06/12/15
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05/21/15
Super fun course and challenging. Well worth the money!
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04/28/15
Best course I have played in a year. Unlike none other. $100 weekday fee is a steal for something this intricate.
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04/08/15
Fun layout
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03/26/15
tricky and so on...
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03/15/15
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03/15/15
Interesting track. Lots of trouble but visually unlike anything I've ever played. A bit gimmicky. Glad I played it but probably won't be back.
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01/31/15
Awesome course! Tons of blind shots, doglegs and massive hills and bunkers to contend with. Bring all your shots to this course!
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01/25/15
A
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01/18/15
Best course I've ever played
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10/13/14
Great
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10/02/14
Go
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10/02/14
Gimmick course, not for the serious golfer.
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07/27/14
Super tough! Worth playing
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07/02/14
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06/27/14
Beautiful course very challenging!!!!
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05/28/14
Blind shots
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05/25/14
Great course
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05/25/14
H
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05/17/14
Too many blind shots
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05/03/14
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04/26/14
M
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04/11/14
Awesome
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04/06/14
I will never be back
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04/05/14
great time
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03/22/14
lots of fun
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03/09/14
Great course
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11/29/13
Toughest course I've ever played.
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11/13/13
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10/27/13
Interesting layout. Hopefully the greens come back.
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09/02/13
Greens are in poor shape right now but the course is beautiful.
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08/24/13
Challenging but fun
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08/18/13
G
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08/08/13
A challenge; ultimate target golf - but fun!!
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08/06/13
Favorite course hands down... Mike Stranz is the best
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08/02/13
I always enjoy my visits to Tobacco Road. But there always seems to be aerated greens and debris that hasn't been cleaned up.
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08/01/13
Loved this course
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07/31/13
Nice!
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07/26/13
Every hole is blind!!
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07/25/13
Outstanding!!!!!
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07/03/13
AMAZING!!!
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06/29/13
Played well and the course is certainly interesting to look at, but overall the layout isn't appealing to go back more than once or twice a year.
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06/25/13
Crazy place a lot of blind shots Crazy bit fun to play.
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06/24/13
Not everyone's cup of tea. But really fun to play
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06/09/13
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06/02/13
Good
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04/23/13
Great time
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04/19/13
Incredible course, must play if you are in the area.
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04/18/13
What a challenge superb layout great fun if you can stand the challenge. Bring a friend.
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04/06/13
Hard
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04/01/13
Great course!
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03/18/13
Awesome
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03/17/13
Best course ever!
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03/16/13
Mike Stranz design. Great layout. A true gem
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03/14/13
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03/14/13
Great
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03/11/13
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03/11/13
K
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03/09/13
Y
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02/25/13
It was ok too gimicky
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12/25/12
One of the best.
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12/09/12
Rated top 10 toughest by Golf Digest. Worth a trip. Major challenge.
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12/08/12
Cool layout if course.
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12/04/12
Very Difficult
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11/27/12
Great course
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11/21/12
Very nice course
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10/15/12
Extremely difficult.
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09/29/12
Great track
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09/26/12
Fun
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09/20/12
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09/08/12
Great
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09/04/12
This is a tripped out course that is a golf playground for anyone who has fun out there. I still can't figure out how to play those waste bunkers.
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08/31/12
Neat course need to have more yardage markers and signs was kind of hard to find your way around.
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08/26/12
Great course
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08/25/12
Awesome
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08/24/12
The clubhouse is awesome, the course is well maintained but it's gimmick golf. Nothing but blind shots and no idea where you are going. On top of that, the rangers bother you the whole round annoys hurrying up... Well make the course fair and people will play it faster
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08/19/12
Awesome
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08/10/12
Greens ok.
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08/06/12
Hard
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08/05/12
Favorite nc course
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07/29/12
Hjiufddc
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07/16/12
One of my fav's
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07/01/12
Great, unique course
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06/25/12
Awesome track!!!
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06/24/12
Great course!
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06/23/12
One of my all-time favorites, a must play in the area
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06/22/12
I love this place!
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06/22/12
Awesome challenge
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06/11/12
Loved it!
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06/10/12
Tough course and is slow to play. Gimmicky so if you do not like that in a golf course, you will not like Tobacco Road. Well kept and in good condition. Overall, a good experience.
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06/10/12
Sadistic course design.
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06/09/12
Ok
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06/06/12
Great
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05/30/12
Starting to show its age . Conditions weren't up to prior yrs
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05/30/12
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05/28/12
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05/27/12
Top shelf
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05/26/12
Too gimmicky
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05/24/12
Like
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05/18/12
Fun course lots of blind shots need yardage book
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05/12/12
Fantastic
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05/05/12
One of my favorite courses
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04/29/12
Great course. Hard as heck though.
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04/29/12
Tricked up
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04/27/12
Fantastic course!
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04/13/12
Awesome layout.
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04/02/12
Crazy
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03/31/12
Great hole views
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03/22/12
Great experience from the rustic club house to the "wall"
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03/22/12
We play this course every year
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02/23/12
Fun experience
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01/14/12
Beautiful course! Recommend it all the way!
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12/02/11
I would not hesitate to play there again. I highly recomend it.
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11/26/11
Thanks
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11/15/11
Well kept secret
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11/14/11
Always fun to play! Nice and helpful staff. Only downside is pace of play could be better.
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08/08/11
Recent Scores
MEMBER SCORE RT/SL PLAYED
kyleparish11 77 68.6/129 05/18/19
PlayzTitleist55 92 70.3/135 05/17/19
wu9836 111 68.6/129 05/17/19
Nunkt24 91 70.3/135 05/10/19
hockeymike 79 72.5/145 05/05/19
Tommyd731 107 70.3/135 05/04/19
robertblopez 95 70.3/135 04/28/19
dkup84 89 71.7/144 04/28/19
tkaiser2151 77 68.6/129 04/26/19
4545 102 68.6/129 04/23/19
192Pete 89 69.4/132 04/23/19
lippy129 87 68.6/129 04/21/19
benramsey12 101 68.6/129 04/21/19
GrantRamsey 87 71.3/143 04/21/19
hockeymike 81 71.7/144 04/21/19
JB235 84 70.3/135 04/21/19
nickh 93 69.4/132 04/15/19
WCR 98 69.4/132 04/15/19
TJMoore 81 74.7/140 04/07/19
bteisjr 104 70.3/135 04/01/19
deerbz 85 69.4/132 03/31/19
mccleese15 81 69.4/132 03/31/19
hamlinw 101 64.6/118 03/29/19
ih8unc 100 70.3/135 03/25/19
hockeymike 81 72.5/145 03/24/19
Scorecard
Tee Gender Rating Slope
Cultivator Tees M 64.6 118
Disc Tees M 70.3 135
Plow Tees M 68.6 129
Ripper Tees M 71.7 144
Cultivator Tees W 69.8 126
Plow Tees W 74.7 140
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