St Marlo Country Club

St Marlo Country Club St Marlo Country Club is recommended for golfers who appreciate private club amenities and conditions and a first-class layout

Par: 72

Price Range: $43.99 to $62.99

Course Design: Denis Griffiths

Location: North up GA 400 or North East up Peachtree Ind. Blvd.

Directions: Take GA 400 North to Old Milton Pkwy Exit 10. Turn right off exit and go 6.2 miles to Hwy 14. Turn left on Hwy 141 and go north for 3.5 miles. Turn right on McGinnis Ferry Road Go 1.3 miles, and St Marlo’s sub-division entrance on the left.

St Marlo Country Club Golf Course Review

Generally considered among Atlanta area’s top three daily fee courses. Plenty of scenic beauty both natural and man-made and a great test from the first tee to the 18th green. Tough but very playable, with a number of memorable holes. Clubhouse, setting, golf course are of private club caliber, but one of Atlanta’s most accessible for tee times.

If you like this kind of golf course, also check out Chateau Elan Golf Club

Has consistently been ranked among Atlanta’s top handful of courses since opening in 1995, when it was ranked in Golf Digest’s top 10 new courses in the country. Excellent Denis Griffiths design has some length but most fairways are on the generous side. Greens are large, undulating and well-protected, with a deft short game needed to post a good score.

Located within a gated community, the amenities, setting and conditions are of private club
caliber, but St.Marlo is among the most accessible daily fee courses in Atlanta in terms of availability of prime tee times. The course is of equal quality, with what may be Atlanta’s finest and most picturesque quartet of par 3s, with all four featuring hazards with distinctive water features protecting the putting surfaces.

Other highlights include an extremely strong trio of par 4s that average almost 450 yards from the blue tees, and an interesting group of par 5s that includes one of Atlanta’s quirkier holes, the uphill ninth with its green guarded by a large, menacing boulder. The fifth is a classic, three-shot par 5 with precision outranking power, but the three remaining par 5s offer the hopes of putting for an eagle after a big drive, although the penalty for failure at the ninth can be considerable if you come in contact with the rock.

Best Hole St Marlo Country Club

Hole #9 Par 5
A classic example of a risk reward Par 5. A well placed tee shot will still leave you 250 yards from the green which is a surrounded by water, rocks, and bunkers. Lay up and you’re next shot is a wedge over water to a narrow green. Go for it and be faced with a 6 or more by putting it in the hazard.

13 Replies to “St Marlo Country Club”

  1. One of the best designed courses I’ve played in Atlanta. A great set of Par 3’s, as all four of them are over water and challenging.

  2. A great course with interesting holes, excellent greens and tee boxes. Always love playing there with a fighting chance of breaking 90.

  3. A great course with interesting holes, excellent greens and tee boxes. Always love playing there with a fighting chance of breaking 90.

  4. Recently played there..fantastic! Nice pace of play and very consistent greens through the whole 18. All and all a very enjoyable round.

  5. Wonderful par 3’s on this course. Fun to play for all levels. #9 great uphill par 5. One of my favorite courses!

  6. I’ve played most of the “upscale” courses around Atlanta, and this is at the top of my list

  7. This by far is an A+ course….5 star course no doubt…If you don’t mind paying for it (upscale in price)….Not only is this a very well kept course it is very, very challenging and the landscaping and layout is beautiful…It might not be a course you play every week but it you’ve never played it, it is worth it.

  8. This by far is an A+ course….5 star course no doubt…If you don’t mind paying for it (upscale in price)….Not only is this a very well kept course it is very, very challenging and the landscaping and layout is beautiful…It might not be a course you play every week but it you’ve never played it, it is worth it.

  9. Well maintained course. good greens. nice waterfalls, etc. to keep your mind off all the houses that surround you.

  10. Well maintained course. good greens. nice waterfalls, etc. to keep your mind off all the houses that surround you.

  11. A beautiful course, with very nice, fast greens. The course plays nicely from the blue tees, and allows for good scoring as long as you keep it in play.

  12. Recently visited Atlanta, and played a number of courses including St. Marlo. I was very impressed at the calibre of course and the very reasonable green fees. The houses adjacent to the course were
    unbelievable…incredible scenery! When combined with the calibre of the golf course it provided for a very enjoyable day. Would definitely play this course again the next time I visit!

  13. One of the nicest courses I’ve played in the southeast. The course was in excellent condition and the greens are fast and true. It is well designed and there are not any gimmick holes. A few good risk reward holes. I’ll play it again on my next trip to Atlanta.

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