Idle Hour Golf & Country Club, is a Private, 18 hole golf course located in Macon, Georgia.
The course in its current location opened in 1912. However, the club dates to the turn of the 19th century with a course located at a different location.
Par for the course at Idle Hour Club is a par 70. The golf course layout is suitable for players of all skill levels. The course offers 6 sets of tee boxes from which to choose.
Idle Hour ecells as as a venue to improve your game. The facility offers two practice putting greens, a practice chipping area that includes a sand trap, a driving range with target greens, and a practice hole that is provided to simulate an on course experience. Additionally, Idle Hour has a six hole par 3 course and a golf Learning Center.
$76 (cart included), played on Saturday, August 2006 at noon
One of the better courses in the area. A bit over priced because there are other courses of near competitive quality for less. An example that comes immediately to mind is Healy Point Country Club also in Macon. Not quite as good, but about 40% less in price and only 10% less in quality. Saying that, if money was not an obstacle, I would play Idle Hour weekly. Great layout, fine staff, good elevation changes. Fairways are wide open, but the small elevated greens add a challenge. Nice upscale old style country club course.
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