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Duke University Golf Club

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Beautiful course but some maintenance needed

PROS: .....In my opinion it's the best public course in the area .....It's a classic Robert Trent... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
cheryl h
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Durham, North Carolina
Loved it

Course is in great condition and service is great. Totally enjoyed the round. It is a walkable... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2017
Nautiquekent
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Designed by Robert Trent Jones, this eighteen-hole, par 72 championship golf course features directional bunkering, visible hazards and accessible target greens.
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3001 Cameron Blvd, Durham, NC 27705-1059
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 May 2014 via mobile

Played on 5/13 and the course was in fantastic shape. Fairways allowed ball to roll out. Greens were quick. Positive they would stemp at 10+. Clubhouse team very hospitable. Enjoyed dinner on the Presidents Terrace. Impressed this Tarheel fan!

1  Thank Go4theGreen
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

I hadn't played here for years, but was on a trip recently , made a tee time and decided to play on Saturday afternoon w my wife. The course was in embarrassing...if not abominable...condition. I have seen better cow pastures. There is no way they...More

3  Thank Rcdown78
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Course is in great condition and service is great. Totally enjoyed the round. It is a walkable course - so save the cost of the cart.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Fairways are wide and closely mowed. Never had a bad lie. Greens are true and fast. Lot of false fronts that trick your eye. Sand traps were consistent and fair. Very enjoyable for all levels of players. Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 12 October 2017

PROS: .....In my opinion it's the best public course in the area .....It's a classic Robert Trent Jones Sr/Rees Jones design with flowing fairways through tall pines and hardwoods to well protected elevated greens .....The Bermuda greens are fairly large and undulating and I find...More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

The Duke U. Golf course after playing UNC course. I have always loved Duke basketball and it felt like I had cheated on Duke so I simply had to play it. Lol! I did not have a tee time and showed up about 11:40 on...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed this course, going to be one of my favorites it was an excellent condition and interesting to play. It’s a must do

Thank 72joel
Reviewed 26 June 2017

If you have a chance to play the course at Duke Univ. compared to UNC or NC State (even though that one pains me to say it), I would suggest taking the trip over the the Washington Duke course. This is an old style course...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

Friends and I went here in March. The trees were all still barren but the course was in great shape, especially the greens. Show up early as each round comes with free range balls for practice.

Thank bhons21
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

A Robert Trent Jones course is a fun challenge. Course conditions were good for early spring. Champion Bermuda greens are the best I've played. Elevation changes, bunkers and enough water to keep you focused on every hole. Surprisingly affordable compared to other top quality courses...More

Thank Jeannie M
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Played with 7 friends during a Duke home game. Found the course in good shape, was a great layout and the greens very good. Since I had no Duke affiliation, thought the $120 price maybe steep. But probably would come back, but on a drier...More

Thank jimm841
Reviewed 6 May 2016

I may be biased because I am a Dukie, but this is a great track. Just an all around fantastic course. While I agree with some of the other reviews that you really do need to hit straight on this course, I would disagree that...More

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