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Address: Chapel Hill, NC
Phone Number: 919-962-2349
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7:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 6:00 pm

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Hands Down Most welcoming course I have ever played

This was my local for the year I spent in Chapel Hill and I felt welcome every single time I was there. The practice facilities are the best I have come across for free public... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
New York City, New York
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my local for the year I spent in Chapel Hill and I felt welcome every single time I was there. The practice facilities are the best I have come across for free public access. The course is a wonderful layout and a fair challenge rewarding sensible play but allowing you to 'go for it' on some holes. I... More 

Thank F A
Barrington, Illinois
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81 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The course conditions were very good. The greens seemed to run true and the fairways were in excellent shape. One needs to be careful of getting in the rough since the type of grass easily hides the ball and makes it harder to hit out of. The staff were all very friendly and helpful.

Thank mgmdjm
New Haven, Connecticut
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181 reviews
54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Really liked this course. It is challenging ,beautiful, and nicely maintained. Staff was good and helpful. Had a really nice day here. try to get a tee time here first if your in the area. I hope to play here again some day.

1 Thank bartpic
Bloomfield, New Jersey
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My wife and I have bought a home in Chapel Hill and are retiring there soon from Jersey. I took a golfing trip down there in November to try out a few courses with membership in mind since I play 80-100 rounds a year. Finley was head and shoulders above the rest!!! The staff was more than accommodating (make sure... More 

1 Thank Tuck1953
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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140 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I m from the North and this reminds me a lot of some northwoods courses with majestic pines and forgiving fairways. there is a lot of sand but this is a challenging and fair course. beautiful multilevel greens on a few holes (massive greens) I still can't get used to the giant fans blowing on the greens to keep the... More 

Thank Brando62
Morrisville, North Carolina
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81 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This course is in excellent condition. From the tee boxes, through the fairways, and on the greens the course is in very good shape. The course can be expensive if you don't have a coupon but it appears that the extra money gets put to good use towards the course. I'm about a 15 handicap and shot a 39 on... More 

Thank SirNigel58
Dayton, Ohio
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

a truly excellent well groomed golf course in chapel hill. challenging and fair and beautiful. staff was accommodating and fit me in to catch a quick 9 after work. highly recommended. food and service at the restaurant was exceptionally done by Blake, my server. note: the picture of the brown fairway contained on trip advisor is misleading, my trip in... More 

Thank d m
Parker, Colorado
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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.

Thank ecvogel
Indianapolis, Indiana
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 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.

Thank Ron S
Durham, North Carolina
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153 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 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 

Thank robert r

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