The Lakes Golf Course at Laura Walker State Park in Waycross, Georgia
The Lakes Golf Course at Laura Walker State Park is outside of Waycross, deep in the Georgia woods with nothing but you and the lonesome pines. So lonesome, in fact, that you are warned not to drive or walk in the woods, lest you run into one of the more dangerous native species, like rattlesnakes.
The golf course itself is in excellent shape, with lush fairways and nicely trimmed, slightly elevated tees. The greens are in near-pristine condition, and all the bunkers and even the sandy waste areas are in good shape. You'll even get mostly good lies in the primary rough.
The Lakes is a very picturesque course, with three large lakes and small ponds dotting the landscape throughout. Fairways and landing areas are accentuated by links-style mounds.
You can play it from the back tees, at 6,595 yards, and not get worn out, even in the summer heat: The slope rating even from the tips is 122.
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