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Address: 1643 Goley Hewett Rd SE, Bolivia, NC 28422
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Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Activities: Golfing
Description: Fred Couples 27 hole semi-private golf club. Full-service restaurant open...
Fred Couples 27 hole semi-private golf club. Full-service restaurant open to the public.
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Jewel of Bolivia

I live in Winding River and am a member of Carolina National. It is a great course and a great place to live.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 7, 2015
Patricia L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I live in Winding River and am a member of Carolina National. It is a great course and a great place to live.

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Steve L, Director of Sales at Carolina National Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for the compliment. We are proud of our little community also. Winding River is truly a great place to be. We need more members just like you! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 via mobile

Three friends and I wanted to try some courses north of Myrtle Beach and something new. We took the 45 minute drive to Carolina National. The course was as nice as anything on the Strand!! The staff was polite and friendly. The greens were like putting on glass. Carolina National is our new must play course!

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Steve L, Director of Sales at Carolina National Golf Club, responded to this review

That is what we love to hear! Please let us know what will make your next experience even better. More 

Stow, Ohio
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10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I've played this course , all 3 nines, several times over the last 6 years. While there are some areas they need to improve, like the drainage on a few holes, it's a nice layout and friendly to mid to high handicappers.

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Steve L, Director of Sales at Carolina National Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for the positive review. We love to see you return each year. With the summer heat in full swing, we are preparing for a great fall season. The grass likes the heat much more than golfers do. Fall conditions should be spectacular. More 

South Porcupine, Canada
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We were excited about playing this Fred Couples layout. Unfortunately the course wasn't in the best shape. Many greens were less than perfect and the practice green was under repairs. The layout is nice and the scenery was spectacular. The staff were very friendly. I doubt we will play there again as there are so many courses in the area... More 

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Steve L, Director of Sales at Carolina National Golf Club, responded to this review

We thank you for the positive comments about our staff. We try very hard to maintain a high standard of customer service. We are sorry you did not think the course conditions were up to your standards. We feel we do a pretty good job of balancing course conditions with value. We plan to raise our prices next year in... More 

Mountain Top, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The course is contrived. There are three nines and it is obvious some of the holes were crammed in or restricted because of ecological factors. I am NO fan of the blind shot or layup-layup hole and they have a few of those. When space was available there are also some beautiful and challenging holes. However, I just couldn't get... More 

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Steve L, Director of Sales at Carolina National Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review. The designer of the course, Fred Couples might be offended, but everyone is entitled to their opinion. That is what makes this country GREAT. In response to: "If you have nothing much else to do and they have a special/low priced green fee, you might want to consider it." We hope you have nothing... More 

Castle Pines, CO
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Not in good shape, but I had a decent round. Paired with a couple of locals who indicated course had indeed gone downhill, as far as maintenance last few years. Not enough carts to send out golfers on time, had to wait for carts to come in. Drove 1.5 hours from Myrtle Beach, not worth drive.

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Steve L, Director of Sales at Carolina National Golf Club, responded to this review

We are also receiving good comments from our customers. We simply cannot get them to post a review. It is a shame. We are sorry you had a less than favorable experience. We strive to provide an excellent day of golf for each of our customers, no matter the season. Unfortunately, this season has had some early challenges. Cold winter... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We played Carolina National (27 holes) on Saturday April 25, 2015 and was a good course to play, staff was friendly, but greens need attention. One issue is soon as you arrive, the practice putting green is almost dirt! Driving range is a little scraggly as well. That really concerned our group and sure enough there were several holes out... More 

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Steve L, Director of Sales at Carolina National Golf Club, responded to this review

We are sorry you had a less than favorable experience. We strive to provide an excellent day of golf for each of our customers, no matter the season. Unfortunately, this season has had some early challenges. Cold winter and a spring peppered with cloudy days and cool nights has proven too much for a select number of greens here at... More 

Charlton, Massachusetts
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Played Carolina National Golf Course, for the price expected a lot more. Been a lot better places much better greens for less price. Down to the basic scorecard didn't even show the outline of each fairway. with the name expected a lot more played a lot of golf in years past this turned out to be just an average overpriced... More 

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Steve L, Director of Sales at Carolina National Golf Club, responded to this review

We are sorry you feel that way. We host approximately 45,000 customers per year. We have a very active membership and people come from all over to play Carolina National. There are a select few who do not enjoy the scenic river views and the unique holes Mr. Couples designed. We truly believe we offer a much better experience than... More 

Portland, Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

I paid 60 dollars on a discount card to play a course that up to recenty stopped overseeding with Rye grass that had been done for many years.Iwas very dissappointed with the thin lies and dormant Bermuda grass everywhere . also this dump traps you at the end of your round with the dirty rag guy who chats you up... More 

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Steve L, Director of Sales at Carolina National Golf Club, responded to this review

We are sorry you had a less than favorable experience. We strive to provide an excellent day of golf for each of our customers, no matter the season. Unfortunately, this season has had some early challenges. Cold winter and a spring peppered with cloudy days and cool nights has proven too much for a select number of greens here at... More 

Buckhannon, West Virginia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015 via mobile

we came here because of time and proximity to Southport. We are just visiting the area too. First and foremost, the staff was extremely friendly. Now the course was not what we were pectins. The fairways were still brownish and dry while the greens were dis-colored and slow. Price was ok for this time of year but the course was... More 

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Steve L, Director of Sales at Carolina National Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. The colder winters of late have had an effect on the courses in our area. The turf is thicker and healthier than ever before. It just takes a few weeks longer to turn color due to colder nights. Do not worry, the spring "green up" is right around the corner. We do hope you return... More 

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Additional Information about Carolina National Golf Club

Address: 1643 Goley Hewett Rd SE, Bolivia, NC 28422
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Bolivia
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 7:00 pm

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