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Thistle Golf Club

1815 Olde Thistle Club Road, Sunset Beach, NC 28468
+1 910-444-2500
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Wanna Play A Round

This golf course is in great condition. We played it in April and due to a terrible winter here in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda B
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Sunset Beach, North Carolina
Great Course

With so many options in the area, you don’t want to pick the wrong course. We’ve always been... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jay H
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Whitsett, North Carolina
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Thistle Golf Club & Estates is an exclusive golf and residential community, located in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, offering a limited 145 custom golf estates on 27 magnificent holes. Enjoy the finest in country club living with a luxury resort lifestyle, surrounded by an idyllic nature preserve, acres of wildflowers wetlands, and rare wildlife.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“bag drop” (18 reviews)
“in great shape” (19 reviews)
“pro shop” (21 reviews)
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1815 Olde Thistle Club Road, Sunset Beach, NC 28468
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+1 910-444-2500
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"in great shape"
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"pro shop"
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"tee times"
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"range balls"
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"house is beautiful"
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"first rate"
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"scottish style"
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"the myrtle beach area"
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"great staff"
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"rolled true"
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"fun layout"
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"return again"
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"hole courses"
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"tee boxes"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This golf course is in great condition. We played it in April and due to a terrible winter here in North Carolina many courses suffered severe damage to the greens and the Thistle was one of them. We knew what was going on because we...More

1  Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

With so many options in the area, you don’t want to pick the wrong course. We’ve always been pleased with The Thistle. Bag staff and restaurant staff were fantastic. Many courses in the area are struggling with their greens, but not here. In fact the...More

Thank Jay H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Played there on June 21st with two other guys. The men at the bag drop were very friendly and helpful, as was the gentleman in the Pro Shop. The golf course was in very good shape. There was some minor winter kill in a few...More

Thank Dave K
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I had been hearing about this golf course for several years and finally decided to try it. I typically play 4 rounds of golf in 3 days and try to choose the best courses. This course was subpar in every area; especially the greens. I...More

Thank Saul M
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Reviewed May 3, 2018

BEWARE ---"THISTLE RAIN CHECK POLICY". My group was scheduled to play March 11, 2017, but due to Snow, Sleet, and Wind they closed the course. We were issued 31 Rain Checks for this event. This year we were scheduled on Monday, March 12th, with 25...More

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Reviewed April 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a real nice layout, offering a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. Played it in 2017 and the greens were in seriously bad condition the result of the application of incorrect chemicals. I expected improved conditions this year but was sadly disappointed....More

Thank Mike M
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Another course with a great layout and fun to play, but this course like many others in the area was suffering with "green" issues due to the cold weather. The greens were beat up, loaded with sand a fertilizer and very bumpy. almost impossible to...More

Thank daverate
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Reviewed April 2, 2018

The layout is great, the service is exceptional but the greens have a ways to go to recover from the sinter. The greens were in very rough condition. I believe from playing there in the past they will recover but it will take a while....More

Thank Principalbob
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Played the Thistle Golf Club which is in a gated community and has residents that own there like Maury Povich and Connie Chung. There are three 9's at this Club. We played the Cameron and McKay 9's. Do not try to muscle this course as...More

Thank parsch2016
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Reviewed January 2, 2018

The course was in excellent condition for end of Dec and Jan. We played the McKay / Cameron 9s. Pretty much a target course with a few holes requiring a fairly long drive. The greens were in better shape than I expected after seeing they...More

1  Thank dave c
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September 2, 2017|
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Response from LouFaulx | Reviewed this property |
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July 3, 2016|
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Response from Jamie R | Property representative |
Yes,we have TaylorMade M1 and M2 metalwoods and Psi irons for rent, as well as, two Adams sets. The rental cost is $40 per set, includes bag and putter. If you are looking to rent a set, please let us know the date and... More
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Response from Thebish128 | Reviewed this property |
Had good fortune in playing Thistle this spring. Best course in the area by far. As stated the starter selects the two 9's but when we completed 18, he said we could play last 9 no charge. Was a great bonus and loved all... More
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