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Tobacco Road Golf Club

442 Tobacco Rd, Sanford, NC 27332-9167
+1 877-284-3762
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Not for the whiny golfer!

For someone who has played up and down the east coast, this course ranks as one of the most fun and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
MarkMaiewski
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Harrisonburg, Virginia
Fantastic track that is differentiated from nearby Pinehurst courses

Played Tobacco Road on 6/11/17 with a group of 7 others as part of an annual golf trip. The course... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Evan D
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Chicago, Illinois
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This course threads through a former sand quarry and has the feel of a maze.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“blind shots” (43 reviews)
“yardage book” (14 reviews)
“mike strantz” (12 reviews)
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442 Tobacco Rd, Sanford, NC 27332-9167
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+1 877-284-3762
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Reviewed 5 days ago

For someone who has played up and down the east coast, this course ranks as one of the most fun and challenging courses I've ever seen. Visually stimulating and a true test for the above average golfer. I'd also recommend you play a captain's choice...More

Thank MarkMaiewski
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Played Tobacco Road on 6/11/17 with a group of 7 others as part of an annual golf trip. The course was scenic, very challenging, and in phenomenal shape. Most notably, its design is a severe departure from the more traditional pines & waste bunker layouts...More

Thank Evan D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The brothers and I played golf at Star Wars! The Tobacco Road Golf Club - Sanford, North Carolina. Thanks to Hunter and the other great staff it was a day to remember. Fantastic Course! I have played golf in many countries, but this was the...More

Thank Michael G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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...More

Thank trip atkins
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Trip Atkins, Thank you for including us on your trip to the Sandhills. Course designer, Mike Strantz, sought to create a unique test of golf that left a player vying for one more round to play good golf shots and succeed over obstacles much...More

Reviewed 21 May 2017

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...More

Thank bchboy47
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear bchboy47, Extremely sage advice from a seasoned Tobacco Road player! The strongest recommendation to any first-time player would be to first, download our App for the yardage guide and flyover preview of every hole, and secondly, select a tee that best suits your game....More

Reviewed 19 May 2017 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.

Thank Ron B
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ron B., Thanks for playing and the review! We hope to see you again soon Fairways and Greens, Martha H.

Reviewed 15 May 2017

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 areaMore

Thank TahoeNVTravelers
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

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...More

Thank Mike D
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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...More

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...More

Thank 6Gordon6
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

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...More

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...More

Thank George M
Martha H, Manager at Tobacco Road Golf Club, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

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...More

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frederick h
do you have a sister course??
26 July 2016|
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Response from Martha H | Property representative |
Hi Frederick, We do not have a sister course, however, Mike Strantz, our golf course designer, has other designs located along the East coast. Caledonia and True Blue in Pawley's Island, Tot Hill Farm in Asheboro, Royal New... More
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Rjjc15
What are green fees
26 March 2015|
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Response from Martha H | Property representative |
Thanks for your inquiry about Tobacco Road Golf Club. Our Green fees vary over the course of a year by season but in general, $100 on Monday through Thursday and $130 on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
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