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Thistle - One of the Top Courses

I love Thistle. It has a terrific layout, great fairways and greens, and has water and bunker... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Blake P
Wanna Play A Round

This golf course is in great condition. We played it in April and due to a terrible winter here in... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Linda B
Sunset Beach, North Carolina
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Thistle Golf Club & Estates is an exclusive golf and residential community, located in Sunset Beach, North Carolina, offering a limited 145 custom golf estates on 27 magnificent holes. Enjoy the finest in country club living with a luxury resort...more
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1815 Olde Thistle Club Road, Sunset Beach, NC 28468
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love Thistle. It has a terrific layout, great fairways and greens, and has water and bunker challenges for every level of play.

Thank Blake P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although it's a nice course, our experience with the staff members was horrible, to say the least. Not only that, they stack their 27 holes so that fast play is not only frowned upon, it's impossible. Our twosome had the 1st tee time at 7:30...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This golf course is in great condition. We played it in April and due to a terrible winter here in North Carolina many courses suffered severe damage to the greens and the Thistle was one of them. We knew what was going on because we...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2018

With so many options in the area, you don’t want to pick the wrong course. We’ve always been pleased with The Thistle. Bag staff and restaurant staff were fantastic. Many courses in the area are struggling with their greens, but not here. In fact the...More

Thank Jay H
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Played there on June 21st with two other guys. The men at the bag drop were very friendly and helpful, as was the gentleman in the Pro Shop. The golf course was in very good shape. There was some minor winter kill in a few...More

Thank Dave K
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I had been hearing about this golf course for several years and finally decided to try it. I typically play 4 rounds of golf in 3 days and try to choose the best courses. This course was subpar in every area; especially the greens. I...More

Thank Saul M
Reviewed 3 May 2018

BEWARE ---"THISTLE RAIN CHECK POLICY". My group was scheduled to play March 11, 2017, but due to Snow, Sleet, and Wind they closed the course. We were issued 31 Rain Checks for this event. This year we were scheduled on Monday, March 12th, with 25...More

Thank hammy380
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a real nice layout, offering a challenge to golfers of all skill levels. Played it in 2017 and the greens were in seriously bad condition the result of the application of incorrect chemicals. I expected improved conditions this year but was sadly disappointed....More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 11 April 2018

Another course with a great layout and fun to play, but this course like many others in the area was suffering with "green" issues due to the cold weather. The greens were beat up, loaded with sand a fertilizer and very bumpy. almost impossible to...More

Thank daverate
Reviewed 3 April 2018

The layout is great, the service is exceptional but the greens have a ways to go to recover from the sinter. The greens were in very rough condition. I believe from playing there in the past they will recover but it will take a while....More

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Response from LouFaulx | Reviewed this property |
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4 July 2016|
Response from Jamie R | Property representative |
Yes,we have TaylorMade M1 and M2 metalwoods and Psi irons for rent, as well as, two Adams sets. The rental cost is $40 per set, includes bag and putter. If you are looking to rent a set, please let us know the date and... More
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Response from Thebish128 | Reviewed this property |
Had good fortune in playing Thistle this spring. Best course in the area by far. As stated the starter selects the two 9's but when we completed 18, he said we could play last 9 no charge. Was a great bonus and loved all... More