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Tobacco Road Golf Club

442 Tobacco Rd, Sanford, NC 27332-9167
+1 877-284-3762
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A must play golf course

Played the course whilst on a visit to Pinehurst in September 2016. The course is visually... read more

Reviewed September 12, 2016
wrc134
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
WOW! What a course!

Played this course as part of our vacation package, me and my wife both loved this course! The... read more

Reviewed September 8, 2016
PaulandCarol1
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Marion, Ohio
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This course threads through a former sand quarry and has the feel of a maze.
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“blind shots” (46 reviews)
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442 Tobacco Rd, Sanford, NC 27332-9167
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+1 877-284-3762
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Reviewed September 12, 2016

Played the course whilst on a visit to Pinehurst in September 2016. The course is visually intimidating but if you can hit a ball more or less straight you can play the course.The sandy waste areas dominate and provide a real challenge, as do the...More

Thank wrc134
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2016

WRC134, Thank you for including us on your trip. Our course designer, Mike Strantz, inspired by the Golden Age pioneer, Dr. Alister MacKenzie, formed his design philosophy around many of MacKenzie’s writings. One quote in particular speaks to Strantz’s work at Tobacco Road; MacKenzie wrote,...More

Reviewed September 8, 2016

Played this course as part of our vacation package, me and my wife both loved this course! The course was in fantastic shape and very well maintained for being September and very hot out! The staff was awesome the guy at the desk told us...More

Thank PaulandCarol1
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded September 24, 2016

PaulandCarol1, Sounds like you the kind of day we wish for all our guests! While there are many unique aspects to our golf course, perhaps the most rewarding is that with a little knowledge, you feel like can get all those “member bounces.” Hopefully this...More

Reviewed August 26, 2016

Read Tennessee-JC's review. It is spot on. This is an out of the way course what we played on the way to the airport to sneak in one final round, and it ended up being the favorite of the trip. It is visually intimidating and...More

Thank Ab C
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2016

Ab C, We are very glad you decided to stop and join us on your way out of town, and of course, it is always good to hear that a first trek around The Road became a favorite. Strantz was a big believer in making...More

Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

Played recently and course was in the best shape I've ever seen it. The maintenance crew does a great job keeping it groomed. Fairways and Greens where in spectacular. Everything about this place is first class. Can't wait to return.More

Thank jmslake6
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2016

Jmslake6, While the summer has been a hot one, the Bermudagrass is absolutely in heaven, and the course is in prime condition. You have my word that I will pass along your compliments to our superintendent and his crew. Thanks for the review and hope...More

Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

There were 4 of us playing and really enjoyed the course. It is a challenging course but hey, who doesn't like a challenge that makes you step up your game? To warm up, a bag of practice balls are included in your green fee. There...More

Thank Lori B
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2016

LoriB, *Golf Clap* While we all love the game in many ways, perhaps one of the most universal is the love of a good challenge. In the words of Dr. Alister MacKenzie, “The elusiveness of golf is sufficient to ensure its abiding popularity. No one...More

Reviewed July 5, 2016

This is by far our favorite golf course in the world (and I've played Augusta National, St. Andrews, TPC Sawgrass and Bethpage). Tobacco Road challenges every part of your game, yet it is so fair. Every hole is memorable and fun in its own way....More

Thank JC-TN62
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2016

Tennessee-JC, WOW! We are honored to be held in such high regard. Thank you for the great review and your continued support of Tobacco Road. Mike Strantz said it best after his first visit to the property, “I knew immediately it could be something not...More

Reviewed June 27, 2016

Just returned from our annual golf trip to the Sandhills area. Tobacco Road was incredible shape considering the heat. The new greens remain fabulous. We like the course so much that we play it on 2 days of our 5 day trip. A special thanks...More

Thank Northerngolfnut
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2016

Dear Northerngolfnut, A five-day golf trip sounds like the best kind of vacation! Thank you for including us in your annual trip, not just once, but twice. The golf course has been in excellent shape and all credit goes to our superintendent and his crew,...More

Reviewed June 25, 2016

This course reminds me of Pinehurst #2 on steroids .Truly unique course but fun and very challenging .Fore caddie is a must and Beau was ours who was great . Not a bad drive from Pinehurst and you will be very glad you played itMore

Thank Bill G
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2016

Dear Bill G., Caddiewalk has been a fantastic partner in fulfilling our caddie needs. Jimmy G and his caddies always provide top-notch service and help take any golf experience to the next level. I will share your kind words with Jimmy and Beau the next...More

Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

2nd 18 of the day. What great condition! The more times you play it the better your score. We were already tired from the morning round at another course. The temperature was about 95. 3 of the coolers were empty, no water. We left our...More

Thank 1210WillieO
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2016

1210WillieO, Summer in the Sandhills is hot and humid, and we do apologize that the water stations were empty during your round. The outside staff at Tobacco Road has procedures in place to check and refill water coolers throughout the day to help keep up...More

Reviewed June 11, 2016

As always the course was in great shape and even though we recently had a lot of rain we were able to get off the cart path. Most of us got off the tee on the intimidating first hole, but as always that was just...More

Thank cheryl h
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded June 24, 2016

CherylH, From the sound of your review, it seems you got to experience a little bit of everything Tobacco Road has to offer! Firm and fast greens, challenging pin locations, a fresh look from a new set of tees, and I will not leave out...More

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Ncillini1
February 13, 2018|
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Response from mwc713 | Reviewed this property |
I concur with the prior posts. The course is hilly enough and has a sand base and drains well so rain and wet areas should not be an issue. The problem is as noted by others, there is still a lot of walking that has to be... More
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frederick h
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Martha H | Property representative |
Hi Frederick, We do not have a sister course, however, Mike Strantz, our golf course designer, has other designs located along the East coast. Caledonia and True Blue in Pawley's Island, Tot Hill Farm in Asheboro, Royal New... More
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Rjjc15
March 26, 2015|
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Response from Martha H | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry about Tobacco Road Golf Club. Our Green fees vary over the course of a year by season but in general, $100 on Monday through Thursday and $130 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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