One of the greatest things about Georgia is the mild southern climate. Though the pace at Lake Oconee picks up in the Spring, you can enjoy the outdoors during all four seasons.  Even more perfect, is living and playing at our world-class golf courses.  They are designed by some of the greatest players and golf architects of our time:  Jack Nicklaus, Bob Cupp, Tom Fazio, Rees Jones, Ben Crenshaw, Tom Weiskoph, Jay Morrish and Jim Engh.

Lake Oconee is home to 8 spectacular golf courses.  Each one takes full advantage of the natural beauty of the land and spectacular views of the lake.  The gated communities of Cuscowilla, Harbor Club, Reynolds Lake Oconee, Great Waters, and The Landing not only offer world-class golf, but tennis, swimming, fitness centers, fine-dining, lake living and much more. You’ll find the perfect lifestyle for you and your family right here.

Reynolds Lake Oconee Logo         The Landing Logo           Great Waters Logo

Harbor Club Lake Oconee               Cuscowilla Lake Oconee

Take a more in-depth look at the courses, the course layouts, ratings, and amenities. Search for available properties in each of these beautiful golf communities, then get your clubs ready and play some golf!

Reynolds Lake Oconee Golf Courses

The Oconee Course was designed by Reese Jones in 2001 and features 7029 yards. The course rating is 73.4 and it has a slope rating of 136 on Bermuda grass.

The Oconee Course was among “America’s Top Golf Courses” as well as “Best Courses for Women” according to Golf For Women Magazine in 2006. Other awards include “America’s Top Golf Courses”– Zagat Survey 2007, “Best Residential Golf Courses”–GolfWeek Magazine 2007, and “100 Best Golf Shops in America”–GolfWorld Business Magazine 2006.

Some of the tournaments hosted there were the 2007 PGA Cup and the 2007 Chick-fil-A Bowl Alma Mater.

Surrounding communities include Parrott’s Place, Parrott’s Point, National Village at Brown’s Ford, Sugar Run, Lake Club Point and Village at Club Point.

The Oconee Course Layout and Rating

Call for Golf at The Oconee Course
(888) 298-3119
Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
One
72
7029
136
73.4
Two
72
6732
132
72
Three
72
6295
125
70
Four
72
5718
118
67.4
Four (Ladies)
72
5718
129
72.9
Five (Ladies)
72
5198
121
69.8

The National Course, designed by Tom Fazio in 1992, offers three nine-hole layouts with a total of 27 holes.

Golfweek magazine ranked the National one of America’s top real estate courses. The National was ranked No. 5 in Golf for Women’s “50 Best Courses for Women”.

“The National happens to be one of my personal favorite golf courses,” said Bob Mauragas, director of golf at Reynolds Plantation. “I think Tom Fazio did Reynolds Plantation great justice.

He used the lay of the land to create one of the more artistic golf courses I’ve ever seen.”

Some of the communities around the National are Hixon’s Bluff, Gresham’s Fort, Clifton Place, Howell’s Grove, Curtright Place, Jackson Ridge, Wards Place, Scull Shoals, National Village, Callahan’s Ridge, and Parrott’s Cove.

National Course Layout and Rating national course

Call for Golf at National Course
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Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
Ridge-Bluff
One
72
6955
137
73.4
Two
72
6544
133
71.5
Three
72
6094
126
69.7
Four
72
5759
123
68.2
Mixed
72
5522
127
72.5
Five
72
5316
124
71.4
Bluff-Cove
One
72
7034
137
73.8
Two
72
6593
133
71.7
Three
72
6138
127
69.8
Four
72
5841
124
68.6
Mixed
72
5621
130
73.6
Five
72
5296
127
71.5
Cove-Ridge
One
72
6987
138
73.6
Two
72
6533
133
71.4
Three
72
6072
126
69.7
Four
72
5760
123
68.2
Mixed
72
5425
127
72.7
Five
72
5236
126
71.3

 

The Plantation Course was designed in 1988 by Bob Cupp who noted “The beauty of the land, variety in the length of holes and the size of greens makes it a great course to play.”

The course offers 6,698 yards of rolling greens and was named one of the “Best Places to Play” by Golf Digest in 2006.

Some of the Communities surrounding the Plantation Course include: Club House Cottages, Club Estates, Cedar Ridge, Cracker’s Neck, DeJarnet, Hardwood Hollow, Kimbrough Hill, Gresham’s Fort, Marina Cove Village, Plantation Point, Planters, Quail Hollow, Saddleridge, and Wrayswood.

Plantation Course Layout and Rating

Call for Golf at Plantation Course
(888)298-3119
Tees
Yardage
Par
Rating
Slope
One
6698
72
72.3

132

Two
6274
72
70.1
125
Three
5867
72
68.7
122
Four
5592
72
67.5
117
Five
5121
72
69.9
123
Mixed
5343
72
71.1
126

 

Creek Club, designed in 2003 by Jim Engh, has been ranked by Travel + Leisure Golf Magazine among the top 10 new golf courses in the world for 2007. The Creek Club opened in Summer 2007 as Reynold’s first member-only course.

“The Creek Club immediately set itself apart from every other course in the region,” said Bob Mauragas, vice president of golf operations at Reynolds Plantation. “Jim Engh’s reputation for superior design and shot values are evident virtually every step, from tee to green. The visual aspects of each hole and the use of this unique piece of property will be regarded as remarkable, now and in the future.”

Communities around the Creek Club include Sandy Ford, Castlebridge, Armor’s Ford, and the National Village at Kings Way.

Creek Club Course Layout and Rating

Call for Golf at Creek Club
(888)298-3119
Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
One
72
7079
137
72.8
Three
72
6215
127
69.1
Four
72
5489
115
65.7
Four (Ladies)
72
5489
135
70.7
One/Three
72
6490
130
70.2
Four/Five (Ladies)
72
5044
126
69.0
Five (Ladies)
72
4737
116
67.2

The Landing at Reynolds Lake Oconee

The Landing at Reynolds Lake Oconee (formerly Port Armor) was designed by Robert E. Cupp in 1986 – the first course built on Lake Oconee.

The course offers 7,048 yards of golf, a course rating of 74.4, and a slope of 138.

“The Landing is the hidden gem of Lake Oconee. Bob Cupp’s architectural genius was unveiled to the golfing world during the construction of Reynolds Landing. From the masterful green settings to the challenging shots played around beautiful Lake Oconee, Reynolds Landing is clearly one of Georgia’s finest kept secrets.” – Bob Mauragas, Vice President of Golf Operations.

The Landing Course Layout and Rating

Call for Golf at The Landing
(888)298-3119
Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
One
72
7048
138
74.4
Two
72
6409
131
71.4
Three
72
5953
126
69.4
Mixed – Men
72
5653
122
67.8
Mixed – Women
72
5653
133
72.5
Four
72
5258
129
71.0

 

Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee

Great Waters was designed by Jack Niclaus in 1992 and has been among Golf Digest’s “Best 100” since opening.

Great Waters offers 7,073 yards of green, a course rating of 73.7, and a slope of 134 on Bermuda grass. The greens and bunkers were restored in 2009 to the shapes and sizes of Nicklaus’ original specifications.

Great Waters had the honor of being the site of the 2008 PGA Professional National Championship June 19-22, 2008. The course was also voted No. 5 “Top 10 Nicklaus Courses You Can Play” by Golf Magazine and among “America’s Best Residential Golf Courses” by GolfWeek Magazine.

“Great Waters is one of the most user friendly courses Jack has built to date.” Brian McCallen, Golf Magazine.

Great Waters Course Layout and Rating

Call for Golf at Great Waters
(888)298-3119
Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
One
72
7073
134
73.7
Two
72
6581
129
71.4
Three
72
6069
124
69.3
Three (Ladies)
72
6069
134
74.9
Four
72
5667
119
67.3
Four (Ladies)
72
5667
129
72.3
Mixed
72
5272
126
70.6
Five
72
5107
122
69.6
Cuscowilla

Designed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, the Cuscowilla course is situated on 6,847 yards and holds a course rating of 72.2 with a slope of 132 on Bermuda grass. “Top 100 Course You Can Play,” by Golf Magazine, 2006-07 and “Best Course You Can Play in Georgia” by Golfweek 2010.

Cuscowilla’s 700-acre park-like resort has almost seven miles of water frontage on Lake Oconee. Throughout the natural beauty of the large pine trees and meadows are lakefront lots, estate golf lots, golf cottages and upscale townhomes and condominiums by ponds or on the lake. There are approximately 400 homesites on the golf course, waterfront, and wooded interior.

The Frank Lloyd Wright inspired 14,000 square foot clubhouse includes The Golf House Grill and Pro Shop. For more dining, there is the Waterside Restaurant, with beautiful views of the lake, swimming pool, and golf course. Both are open to the public.

Other amenities include a swimming pool and tennis. The Conference Center has four meeting rooms with wireless internet. Members can use the club villas for guests.

Cuscowilla Course Layout and Rating

Call for Golf at Cuscowilla
1-800-458-5351
Tees
Yardage
Par
Rating
Slope
Back
6847
70
72.3

130

Middle
6402
70
70.1
127
Mixed
6093
72
68.0
120
Forward
5348
72
69.6
123

Mixed Tees: Play middle tees except play the back tees on #9 and #18. Play the forward tees on #6, #10, #14 and #15.

Harbor Club

Harbor Club occupies 1,000 acres along 9 miles of Lake Oconee. Tom Weiskopf and Jay Morrish designed the challenging 18-hole golf course featuring views of the lake.

Amenities include a junior olympic-sized pool, lighted tennis courts, playground and a nature walking trail.

The clubhouse, designed by the award-winning architect Stephen Fuller, overlooks the practice green, putting green,croquet court and the tenth tee. The Clubhouse includes pro shop, fitness center, and features fine dining at the Troutdale at Harbor Club.

Harbor Club communities include golf villas, polo villas, golf cottages, and homes and sites on the golf course, the lake and wooded interior.

Harbor Club Course Layout and Rating

Call for Golf at Harbor Club
1-800-505-GOLF
Tees
Yardage
Par
Rating
Slope
Championship
7048
72
73.7

135

Forward
5207
72
68.7
126
Middle
6466
72
71.3
131
Other
5890
72
70.2
123

hc 10th hole

Other Lake Oconee Golf Courses

Long Shadow Golf Club at Madison Lakes is a 7,346-yard course (7,600 yards from the championship tees) in a 1,100-acre residential community. It has a rating of 75.1 with a slope of 135. The course was designed by golf architect Mike Young. It was ranked 4th in Georgia in Golfweek’s 2008 ranking of best courses you can play, and ranked 5th by the USGA’s 2008 compilation of the toughest courses in Georgia. 706-431-6638 

Uncle Remus Golf Club is one of two public golf courses in the lake region, the course was built in 1961 and designed by Bubba Ellis. Located in Eatonton, Uncle Remus offers a nine-hole regulation length course at 6780 yards, with driving range and clubhouse. The rating is 72.6 and the slope rating is 119. 706-485-6850 – for more information: http://www.putnamcountyga.us/departments/uncle-remus-gc/

The Creek at Hard Labor offers golfers a unique and challenging course. This rolling course is one of the State of Georgia’s public courses and offers a natural course design without houses or human encroachments. Deer and wildlife abound in this course which is situated in the largest state park in Georgia and the course provides a pleasingly difficult round. The rating is 71.5 with a slope of 129. 800-434-0982 – for more information: gastateparks.org/creek

Little Fishing Creek Golf Course in Milledgeville, Georgia features 6,718 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 72.1 and it has a slope rating of 127 on Bermuda grass. Designed by Gary Player, the Little Fishing Creek golf course opened in 1981. 478-445-0796 – for more information: https://www.golfnow.com/courses/1029016-little-fishing-creek-golf-course-details

Greene County Country Club is a 9-hole regulation length golf course with 3155 yards, par 36, a rating of 35 and 113 slope. The layout has 3 sets of teeboxes. The Greene County Country Club is one of two public courses visitors can play while in Greene County. 706-486-4513 – for more information: http://www.thegolfcourses.net/golfcourses/GA/9076.htm.

The Milledgeville Country Club in Milledgeville, Georgia features 6,262 yards of golf from the longest tees for a par of 72. The course rating is 70.4 Designed by George W. Cobb, ASGCA, the Milledgeville golf course opened in 1961. http://www.mccga.com.