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Ocean Ridge Plantation

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Big Cats package

Annual Oct trip to Myrtle for golf included all 4 of the Cats this year. Area was recovering from... read more

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ingers0l
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Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
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We were booked into panthers run and lions paw golf courses this week for our golf trip. Friendly... read more

Reviewed April 5, 2018
Bob M
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“Big Cats package”
Apr 5, 2018
“Golf”
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This resort and residential complex features the four legendary "Big Cats" Courses - Panther's Run, Lion's Paw, Tiger's Eye and Leopard's Chase - each of which has won world-wide critical acclaim and is renowned for their dramatic design features...more
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53 Ocean Ridge Pkwy SW, Ocean Isle Beach, NC 28469-5429
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Annual Oct trip to Myrtle for golf included all 4 of the Cats this year. Area was recovering from Hurricane Florence only 5 weeks ago, all courses we ok considering the weather. Rough on Lions Paw and Panters Run was really high, lost balls due...More

Thank ingers0l
Reviewed April 29, 2018

I live here. Leopards is fine. Challenging, beautiful, fun. Panthers, Lion's are terrible. Tee boxes are uneven, traps are like rocks, greens have no grass, payonia spouts redirect your putts. Poor conditions of the greens add 4-6 strokes to your round minimum. It's really too...More

2  Thank Otis5050
Bill L, Manager at Ocean Ridge Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2018

We appreciate you taking the time to review The Big Cats courses. We agree that Leopard's Chase is in good condition, especially considering the brutal winter weather all the area courses were exposed to this year. Fortunately Leopard's has bentgrass greens, which are a cool...More

Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

We were booked into panthers run and lions paw golf courses this week for our golf trip. Friendly staff and interesting layout on both coursesBUT, the greens were awful!! The greens are all damaged and were covered with blue fertilizer and covered with sprouts, you...More

1  Thank Bob M
Bill L, Manager at Ocean Ridge Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review our courses. You are correct, the bermuda greens in our area took a beating from the exceptionally harsh weather conditions this past winter and are now just beginning to recover. Fortunately the very nice weather of the...More

Reviewed September 3, 2017

The course all the way from the Tee Box to the Greens was a complete travesty. They had not done any maintenance to the bunkers, fairways, or greens. The tee boxes were overgrown with weeds, the fairways were covered in weeds and even with a...More

5  Thank drasa1513
Reviewed July 10, 2017

There are four terrific golf courses and good practice area. Also there are beautiful homes. It also has a beautiful pool and work out gym.

3  Thank rwillauer
Reviewed June 1, 2017

We have a beautiful community. A great POA and a developer that is sucking us dry. Do not come here. The courses are good designes but the developer is sucking us dry! There are a lot of courses in the area that you will be...More

4  Thank 49406Re_Act
Bill L, Manager at Ocean Ridge Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded June 6, 2017

In reading your review, I am very much concerned and would like to help in any way I can. Please contact me directly at blong@oceanridge.com to discuss your specific comments and issues regarding the Big Cats Courses.

Reviewed April 27, 2017

Paid full fare for Panthers Run, a course that used to be worth that premium. Unfortunately from nearly start to finish a poor experience now. The men who handled our bags to the carts were downright unwelcoming, and provided a thoroughly confusing experience with a...More

3  Thank rbestercy
Bill L, Manager at Ocean Ridge Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded May 1, 2017

I sincerely apologize for your unsatisfactory experience. I saw your review of Panther's Run and asked you some follow up questions there, but I see they have already been answered here in your review of Ocean Ridge Plantation. I assure you we will address the...More

Reviewed October 9, 2016 via mobile

I was so looking forward to our round at Ocean Ridge Plantation and so much so that we were planning on 36 holes via Tigers Eye and Leopards Chase. Well Hurricane Matthew changed those plans so we only were able to play Leopards Chase. We...More

5  Thank Bandit2118
Bill L, General Manager at Ocean Ridge Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded October 11, 2016

Thank you for your feedback. We always appreciate anyone taking the time to give us constructive information we can use to improve our operation! You certainly had the misfortune of catching us at a difficult time. Preparation for Hurricane Matthew caused us to divert our...More

Reviewed September 2, 2016

My wife and I moved into Ocean Ridge Plantation this summer and love everything about living here except the golf courses. There are four courses all named after Big Cats. On Tiger's Eye the greens and fairways were totally burnt out with dirt patches through...More

2  Thank David C
Bill L, Manager at Ocean Ridge Plantation, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2016

The ownership, management and staff of Ocean Ridge Plantation Golf are always interested in constructive feedback and we appreciate anyone who takes the time to make us aware of their particular experiences during their visit. As this reviewer indicated, weather conditions have been brutal this...More

Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Nicely maintained courses; friendly staff; quality snack/beverage options at the turn. Three course package was well worth the price.

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GOLFERMAN2
February 1, 2018|
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Response from Bill L | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in The Big Cats courses of Ocean Ridge Plantation! We do have 4 small guest cottages/condo units onsite and can often accommodate smaller golf groups, depending on availability. Please send me a... More
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Gary1326
January 24, 2018|
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Response from Bill L | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in The Big Cats courses! To answer your question, we have definitely undertaken many improvement projects over the past several months. Foremost on the list was the installation of brand new... More
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Roy D
February 27, 2017|
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Response from Bill L | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! We have different types of grass on all our courses, so I will give you a quick rundown of each. Leopard's Chase has L-93 bentgrass and those greens are in very good condition overall. Any... More
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