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Finley Golf Course

Chapel Hill, NC
919-962-2349
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Ranked #10 of 19 attractions in Chapel Hill
Type: Golf Courses
Activities: Golfing
Most recent review
- Jun 17, 2014
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Parker, Colorado
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

What a great course, people, club house and food. The club house was great and the starter was the best I have ever had. This was a great time and ranks near the top of my golf experiences. Course was lush and fun.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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25 reviews 25 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Recently played in early November and really enjoyed the course. Very nice layout with some fantastic holes, especially on the back 9. The conditioning was great and the greens were excellent. Booked through GolfNow and got a great deal, even at the regular rates it is a solid course not to be missed.

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Durham, North Carolina
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
9 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

They have really improved the layout and recently the clubhouse. I't beats Duke as it's really more playable and more beautiful to me. My foursome included 3 alumni so I guess we are bias. I filled out their "how did we do card" and wrote, " if you would lower the cart and greens fees to $40 instead of $58,... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013 via mobile

The course is very nice, good layout. A few fantastic holes, if your in the area, I would recommend playing. Not worth going out of your way to play, but its a nice course. I get the idea of having students employed at the course, I also understand that being a campus course makes them extremely busy on a beautiful... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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89 reviews 89 reviews
35 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2013

Home of the UNC golf teams, Finley is reputed to be a great public course and a very good value. I go there because there is a little hidden walking/running trail at the rear called the Mason Farm tract. No dogs allowed because it is used by UNC to study birds and other wildlife. An inexpensive annual gate pass can... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Course is always in great condition and has a great layout. Make sure you check golfnow.com to get a discount rate

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
16 attraction reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2012

Beautiful course nestled in the woods of Chapel Hill. Fun to play. Great greens. There's also a great practice green to use before you start out on the course. Great snacks, too.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
15 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

I live in Cary and routinely make the 25 minute drive to Chapel Hill to play Finley. It is my favorite public course in the area and ranks right up there with the private courses. It is always in great shape with very fast greens. It is a very fair course if you select the proper tees. The condition of... More

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Carolina, USA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

"My own experience," in this case, is based on hearsay, but it is a good assessment. A friend - - who has no financial worries, and has played golf in all kinds of high-falutin' places - - was coming to town and wanted to play some local golf, so I made a reservation for him at Finley and at the... More

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Raleigh
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68 reviews 68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2011

The new lay out is an outstanding improvement over the old course.

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