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The Founders Club at St. James Plantation (formerly The Gauntlet)

Highway 211, Southport, NC 28461
+1 800-247-4806
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Challenge Your Mind and Swing

A P.B. Dye layout that will challenge your mind as well as your swing. Every hole on the back 9... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
BostonJimi
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Newton, MA
Bring Your A Game!

This is a Pete Dye creation and anyone who plays the game knows he or she will be in a battle... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2014
John M
,
Indian Land, South Carolina
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Located next to the Intracoastal Waterway, this scenic 18-hole golf course features all of P.B. Dye's trademarks: pot bunkering, heroic carries over water and multi-level fairways.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
26 Aug 2016
“Challenge Your Mind and Swing”
6 Jul 2014
“Bring Your A Game!”
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Highway 211, Southport, NC 28461
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+1 800-247-4806
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

A P.B. Dye layout that will challenge your mind as well as your swing. Every hole on the back 9 will get your attention, and the last 3 holes on the front are particularly difficult. The last 3 holes on the back run along the...More

1  Thank BostonJimi
Reviewed 6 July 2014

This is a Pete Dye creation and anyone who plays the game knows he or she will be in a battle. There are short, very tricky holes, and extremely long ones, wth typical lightening speed om the greens. There is one green so large that...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 5 January 2014

This course runs along the southern boundaries of St. JAMES Plantation, with breathtaking marsh views and fast greens. VERY NICE!

Thank beachbaby5
Reviewed 29 July 2013

A true links course with beautiful views across the marshland to the Intercoastal. Elevated greens will test your ability to land a ball and plenty of other challenges on the course.

Thank David P
Reviewed 25 June 2013

Loved this course! Enjoyed the par 5's and the 4's were truly great! Great walking course and hard enough to be fun!

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Great staff - the best in the area!! Great burgers, BLTs, wings, parmesan Chips are a real specialty - not found at other restaurants!! Drinks are cold and made professionally!! It is the staff and their attentiveness that put them over the top!!

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 18 December 2012

I haven't played at Founders in a non-tournament mode in more than a year. The course is being very well maintained and the greens are very well taken care of. Sand traps were all raked and there weren't any footprints in them -- players here...More

1  Thank EndlessSummerCaptain
Reviewed 18 August 2012

The Founders Club is on the marshes and has the most beautiful setting in all of St. James and it is wasted by keeping it closed. Yes, one can get a simple, mediocre lunch, but Founders used to be a place where all the neighbors...More

2  Thank CatalanYankeeGirl
Reviewed 6 April 2012

Nice place, great outdoor balcony and view of the marsh area. Should be open to serve dinner as it once was.

1  Thank Peter B
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