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“Nice resort course for the straight hitter.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Turtle Point Golf Course

Turtle Point Golf Course
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Arcata, California
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128 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Nice resort course for the straight hitter.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

The Niclaus designed Turtle Point Course at Kiawah Island winds through coastal wetlands and neighborhoods. They boast 3 ocean holes but the 2 mid length par 3's and a short par four are not the highlight of the round and really feel crammed in. They do however signal the start of some tough and dramatic finishing holes.

The course is tight with an abundance of water and out of bounds. The greens complexes are relatively tame however and a golfer who keeps their ball in play can expect to score well.

Durring our morning round we saw an abundance of wildlife from gators to deer as well as a many species of herons and egrets.

The service isn't as over the top as you find at the ocean course but neither is the price.

Visited August 2013
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English first
Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Amazing course withmvery friendly people!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

Played the course with my wife aand we had a great time! Very friendly welcome, good service and the starter was very supportive. Oberall the holes are well designed and offer a lot of fun! Watch out for the alligators - got close to one while playing...
Holes at the ocean side could be more impressive - especially tje two par 3....

Great course and well worth a try!

Visited May 2013
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Galena, Illinois
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Great golf course”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

Absolutely stunning! Loved the course. Five tee boxes so it can be enjpyed by a variety of player levels.

Visited October 2012
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Enjoyable”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Yet another golf course at Kiawah in great condition. What a beautiful and quiet course. It turned out to be just the two of us, and being behind a foursome we thought play would be especially slow, but the marshall was often present and kept things moving. Our one complaint is that the staff at the desk in the pro shop was quite gruff and did not seem to possess any sort of customer service skills. All other staff were very friendly.

Visited September 2012
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Montgomery, Texas
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A Beautiful Course”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2012

Turtle is a tough course but it is in a beautiful setting and the course was in excellent condition. You need to be straight on this Nicklaus course.

Visited June 2012
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