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Gerald Owens

Pittsboro course is a favorite

Posted March 19, 2013

Course: Chapel Ridge in Pittsboro. One of the more beautiful courses in this area, especially when the leaves turn in October. It’s in the higher elevations of Chatham County, offering you wonderful views when you’re not looking at the fairway ahead of you.

Play: I played this course last weekend, the day of an amateur tournament. So it was a little slow going. It’s usually very smooth, without long wait times. Chapel Ridge will appeal to you, no matter how good you are. The greens are almost always in great condition. And because of the elevations, the course is usually dry. I’ve had some of my best rounds there and some of my worst.

Worth Noting: Even the grille at the turn is fantastic, with very friendly people. All in all, you can’t go wrong with this one and at an affordable price. If it seems as though I’m glowing about this course, I am. It’s one of my favorites.

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  • whiffer1 Apr 23, 2013

    Gerald,You are right on the money in your praise of Chapel Ridge. It is a bit of a drive from North Raleigh but well worth it. Always in great shape and some of the most diverse holes around. Just plain fun to play.
    Mike K

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