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Governors Club - Championship Course

11000 Club Dr, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27514
Type: Private
No. Holes: 18
919-918-7214
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Detailed description of Governors Club - Championship Course

Governors Club is a Private, 27 hole golf facility located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

While Governors Club provides its members with a wide variety of amenities, golf occupies center stage within the community. Jack Nicklaus personally designed Governors Club 27 holes of golf to combine challenge and beauty.

Governors Club was incorporated on February 9, 1989. The first 18 holes of the championship course were opened on September 5, 1990. Holes 19-27, nicknamed "The Mountain" were opened four years later, on September 22, 1994.

The layout follows the natural contours of Edwards Mountain, skirting serene lakes and quiet woodlands while winding through the neighborhoods of Governors Club and wooded valleys of lush Carolina foliage.

Holes 1-18 (The Championship Course) play to 7,062 yards from the Black tees. The Gold tees measure 6,713 yards, Blue tees 6,385 yards, White tees 6,047 yards, and the red tees play to 5,271 yards. The course is a par-72 for men, and a par-74 for women.

Holes 19-27 (The Mountain Course) play to 3,335 yards from the Black tees. The Gold tees measure 3,315 yards, Blue tees 3,105 yards, White tees 2,906 yards, and the red tees play to 2,538 yards. Par for (The Mountain Course) course is 36 for both men and women.

The courses can be played in combinations of 1-18 (The Championship Course), 10-27 (Back nine of (The Championship Course) with (The Mountain Course) , and 1-9 combined with 19-27 (Front iineof (The Championship Course) with (The Mountain Course).

This course has been reviewed 3 times
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Chapel Hill, NC

Member (cart included), played on Friday, July 2009 at 8am

Greens and fairways in great shape. Mowing staff was extremely courtious, stopping to allow players to proceed before restarting their engines. New clubhouse is beautiful and functional. Good bar menu for 18th hole.

Would travel: Airplane, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Ranks with the best in this price level, Best course in the area, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
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Rank ID # : 007491
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Raleigh, NC

Guest (cart included), played on Monday, October 2008 at 10am

Best course I have ever played. Better than Pinehurst #4,8; Treyburn CC, Carolina CC, Heritage GC, Eastlake CC. Very scenic. The food was phenomenal.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Best course in the area
 
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None worth mentioning
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Rank ID # : 005020
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Chapel Hill, NC

Member (cart included), played on Sunday, May 2008 at 10am

Club works very had at keeping pace of play around 4 hrs 20 minutes. Jack Nicklaus signature course designed in 1990. Clubhouse undergoing renovations starting June 08 to end of year. Greens aerated early May will be in great shape by June 1. Excellent instructors, including a female pro.

Would travel: 120-300 Miles, Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Ranks with the best in this price level, Best course in the area, Fair priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
 
Condition of Course, Difficulty, Layout, Ambiance, Pace of Play, Staff, Clubhouse, Pro Shop
Price, Houses on Course
Layout/ Challenge
Fairway conditions
Greens conditions
Course ambiance
Pace to play
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Value
Rank ID # : 002929
4.3/5
Based on 3 reviews
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