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.

1 Comment

Please to add a comment.

Newest First
View all
  • whiffer1 Apr 23, 4:25 p.m.

    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

  • ACC: NC State at Georgia Tech

    Tomorrow at 12:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • SEC: Arkansas at Florida

    Tomorrow at 2:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • PGA: Waste Management Phoenix Open

    Tomorrow at 3:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • Big 10: Michigan at Michigan State

    Sunday at 1:00 pm on WRAL-TV

  • ACC: NC State at Georgia Tech

    Tomorrow at 12:00 pm on WRAL-FM

  • NHL: Hurricanes at NY Rangers

    Tomorrow at 7:00 pm on 99.9 The Fan

  • Super Bowl: Seattle vs. New England

    Sunday at 6:30 pm on 99.9 The Fan

Scoreboard
Local
1st Intermission
CAR 1
STL 2
 
2nd
PHI 55
MIN 56
 
1st
BOS 18
HOU 24
 
1st
ATL 15
POR 18
 
1st
CLE 30
SAC 18
 
1st
BRK 17
TOR 22
 
8:00pm Tonight
MIA
DAL
8:00pm Tonight
NOP
LAC
9:00pm Tonight
UTA
GSW
10:30pm Tonight
PHO
CHI
2nd
PRIN 69
HARV 73
 
2nd
CORN 28
BRO 28
 
Half
PENN 20
DART 16
 
Half
NIAG 21
MAR 24
 
Half
CAN 33
QUIN 25
 
Half
MAN 43
SIENA 41
 
8:00pm Tonight
WILL
IUPUI
 
8:00pm Tonight
FAIR
MON
 
8:00pm Tonight
ARST
OREG
8:00pm Tonight
CLMB
YALE
 
10:00pm Tonight
BUF
KSU
 
10:00pm Tonight
ARZ
ORST
1st Intermission
NJD 0
PIT 0
 
1st Intermission
CAR 1
STL 2
 
9:00pm Tonight
COL
NAS
10:00pm Tonight
VAN
BUF
10:00pm Tonight
ANA
CHI