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“Kind of course that makes you hate golf.”

Tot Hill Farm Golf Club
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Owner description: Recently Rated 4.5 Stars 2008-2009 & Ranked the 7th Hardest Course in America by Golf Digest. Are you ready to experience the most breath-taking, awe-inspiring golf you've ever played? Mike Strantz, the designer of such greats as Tobacco Road, Caledonia, True Blue, Royal New Kent and Stonehouse, added yet another masterpiece to his collection with the creation of Tot Hill. Whether you live in the heart of North Carolina, traveling to the famed Pinehurst area for your next golf trip, or simply passing through to another southern golf destination, you will want to schedule a round at the 7th Toughest Course in America as rated by Golf Digest in 2007. It's a golf experience like no other.
Greensboro, NC
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Kind of course that makes you hate golf.”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 24, 2012

Gimmicky is the word that comes to mind and perpendicular rock walls in the fairway are for what?

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NC
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49 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Mike Stranz worst design!!!!”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2012

I played this course about a decade ago before the massive rain "washout" and redo. When I played the course it was a joke. Greens were ridiculously located with pin positions that you couldn't see, much less get the ball close to. Some greens were extremely small, some very large, and some shaped by an idiot. I have played several other Mike Stranz' courses and have enjoyed them. They are usually tough but fair. This course is a joke and a low handicapper will never play it twice, while average and high handicappers will probably shoot one of the highest scores ever.

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Thomasville, North Carolina
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“A different course”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2011

Tot Hill is a course you either hate or love. I am one of the ones who love it. It is very demanding. There are no holes to relax on. Some say it is gimmicky, I say it is a great course to see just how good your game is. You have to play it more than once to know it. If you're looking for open and wide fairways, you will be disappointed. But, if you are looking for a real challenge, you might just find your match at Tot Hill.

Visited December 2011
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“This is a golf course?”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2011

After one of my wife's associates recommended I play here, I drove down from Winston-Salem and was able to get on right away. From the first tee I could tell this course was not a traditional golf course. It is gimmicky and has no flow to the holes. I told the 2 guys I was playing with I though the architect was on acid when he designed this. Many shots are blind and on some holes it's hard to tell where the fairway is. Save your money. There are too many other good courses around North Carolina to play than to put up with one like this.

Visited October 2011
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