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Tobacco Road Golf Club

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Address: 442 Tobacco Rd, Sanford, NC 27332-9167
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This course threads through a former sand quarry and has the feel of a...

This course threads through a former sand quarry and has the feel of a maze.

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Golf on the moon

Out of the ordinary to say the least. That doesn't mean bad, just different. Lots of blind shots over areas that look like the badlands of SD. But a real test of golf skills... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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charlotte, nc
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charlotte, nc
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118 reviews
47 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Out of the ordinary to say the least. That doesn't mean bad, just different. Lots of blind shots over areas that look like the badlands of SD. But a real test of golf skills. They have some special rules to make the course playable. All waste areas are clean and place. Otherwise only pros could break 100. Take 6 extra... More 

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Thank trip atkins
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yardage books do not do this course justice. Try to play with someone who has played it before.The staff at both the clubhouse and Tobacco Road golf and travel are second to none. I bring a group down from Va. Beach at least once a year, sometimes more. Love it or hate it, Tobacco Road is a great test for... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a course be prepared to loose some balls. If your not in fairway you are in trouble. Everyone who loves golf should play this at least once.

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Reno, Nevada
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235 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great round of golf. The course was fun but if you don't know the course, you'll need a caddy. Plus Doug our caddy helped make it a fun round. Loved the course and we'll play it again when we're in the area

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Thank TahoeNVTravelers
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear TahoeNV, Great to hear that you had such a fun round because above all things the game should be fun. CaddieWalk has been a great addition to our player experience and we always like to hear when they have provided excellent service for our guests. Thank you for the great review and we hope to see you again soon!... More 

Beaver, Pennsylvania
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253 reviews
84 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This golf course is like none you've ever played. There's no out of bounds. There are no sand traps. But there are many, large sand hazards. Some hazards are 20' deep. It's not for the faint of heart. Even with a cart, there are areas where you must walk. It's up, it's down. it's not your typical golf course. Would... More 

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Thank Mike D
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Mike D, Thank you for including us on your trip to the Sandhills. In Tobacco Road, Mike Strantz created an uncompromising design that stands as the truest test of golf, mentally and often physically. Many players often find that a second round, armed with their prior experience, opens different avenues of play on every hole. We hope you join... More 

Calgary, Canada
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13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Golfed 8 courses on our visit - this place is one of the most memorable that I have every played - well worth the visit. Tough - blind shots - sand and bunkers (to many) - but you have to play here at least once and half your group will want to come back. Play up at least 1 set... More 

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Thank 6Gordon6
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear 6Gordon6, Eight courses is quite the trip around the Sandhills, thank you for including us on your adventure! Mike Strantz sought to create a golf course that would keep players returning year after year to apply past knowledge, play a hole with a different angle in mind, or simply to just enjoy a great day on a beautiful golf... More 

Detroit, Michigan
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16 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

I was on on guys golf trip to Pinehurst last week and a friend recommended we play Tobacco Road despite some saying it was "tricked up". We played with caddies and loved it. It is difficult, so I recommend playing one tee up. Caddies also make a world of difference, as there are many blind shots. All that being said,... More 

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Thank George M
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear George M, Caddiewalk has become a great service for many of our guests, thank you for sharing your positive experience with their caddies. A caddie can be a bit intimidating for some, however, they are not only useful and provide information about they golf course, they are also a great way to experience a waning tradition of the game.... More 

LILLINGTON
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Amazing Time and great value Please take the opportunity to visit and enjoy. This speaks to what makes NC special and unique

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Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Robert P, Thank you for spending the day with us, and taking time to review us. We look forward to having you again soon. Fairways and green, Martha More 

National Harbor, United States
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

If you are looking for golf that will test your abilities, then you must try Tobacco Road, but BEWARE!! As I was told the first time, it will take at least plays on the course to appreciate what the designer has done. If you enjoy watching golf on the British courses and wish you could play there, then try this... More 

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Thank James C
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this review

James C, There are few better ways to fully appreciate the breadth and scope of Mike Strantz's masterpiece than on foot. Often overlooked nuances and features are more prominent when, for example, you stand in the middle of an immense fairway and the camber of green appears to span into the next hole. Thank you for the great review and... More 

Greenwich, CT
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44 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

You might not wish Tobacco Road was your home course, as it has a few too many unusual holes and shots to want a steady diet of them, but you'll never regret playing it. It's a rollercoaster ride for 18 holes that you'll always remember. Nice folks working there too.

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