Great Waters

Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee is a distinguished enclave within the larger Reynolds community, located along the picturesque shores of Lake Oconee. This neighborhood is renowned for its Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course and offering stunning lake views. In addition to its world-class golf, Great Waters features exclusive amenities, including waterfront dining and serene walking trails, making it a unique and tranquil retreat within the expansive Reynolds community.

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Welcome to Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee

Play like a champion on an expertly-designed modern golf course.
Ask any real golf fan to list the greatest players of all time, and you’ll hear one name again and again: Jack Nicklaus. While his skills with a club are undeniable, his architectural abilities have been criminally overlooked. Well, overlook no more — the Great Waters course at Reynolds Lake Oconee, one of the many luxury golf courses on-site, is designed by the man himself, with playability and scenic views in mind. 
The course is famously home to the LPGA Drive On Championship, among other professional golf tournaments. Professional golfers love this course for its lakeside vanity, allowing fans to take to the water and watch the tournament from the comfort of their luxury cruisers. Great Waters stands apart from the rest with its outpouring of community support when the pros come to town. 

What to Love 

  • Vast forests and spellbinding views of Lake Oconee
  • Lakeside scenery on the front and back nine
  • A challenging adventure for newbies and old pros
  • Distinctive class and palpable culture

Local Lifestyle

Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee promises a lifestyle of incredible comfort and high class rivaled by a few other golf-centered residencies. Our community members enjoy 18 holes, a few glasses of wine by the river, three-course meals at the club restaurant, and a pair of tickets to an unforgettable lakeside concert! 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

A concert by the lake is just a delight for those living near Great Waters. The unmistakable Ritz-Carlton at Reynolds brings in legendary bands and musicians on select weekends for full family entertainment. Right between the waterfront and the world-renowned luxury hotel, revel in modern music from high-quality performers. 
Or, for a magical evening that is sure to impress your partner, make a reservation at The Overlook at Great Waters. Each month, this upscale establishment offers dinners centering around a theme. Look for prime seafood, Mediterranean cuisine, or old-school steakhouse themes with quality ingredients and unique wines and cocktails. You’ll quickly understand why The Overlook is a five-time winner of the Wine Spectator’s Restaurant Award in honor of its impressive collection of fine wines.

Things to Do 

People come to Great Waters hoping to improve themselves and broaden their cultural horizons. That explains the long-standing popularity behind the highly-regarded Linger Longer Living Cultural Series. The series sets out to create an unforgettable and enriching evening for couples and families by utilizing the power of seminars and lectures and the promise of exclusive wine tastings and once-in-a-lifetime performances. Events take place on-site, making high art highly accessible!
In the greater community, The Plaza Arts Center always brings the top entertainers and productions to the town of Eatonton. This outdoor event space is anchored by an enchanting fountain, bordered by a well-attended lawn area, and seats over 500 patrons. There is also a modern Reception Area for party rentals and special occasions. Venture out beyond Reynolds to discover the thriving community that surrounds you!
If live music is your goal, the September Lakeside Live Event is the perfect farewell to the summer season. Livening up the Great Waters event lawn, headliner Rhett Atkins anchors a cavalcade of Georgia musicians and singers. Say goodbye to another unforgettable summer with familiar songs, a few craft beers, and a cool night on the lawn near the shimmering river.
Are you looking to impress your partner? Take a sunset boat cruise departing from one of the four full-service marinas at Reynolds. Rentals are available for day cruises or late-night rendezvous on the mesmerizing waterfront. Or stay on the lookout for couples golf tournaments offered semi-annually at Great Waters. 


 The Landing rests near a well-regarded public charter school known as Lake Oconee Academy. 

Overview for Great Waters, GA

20,644 people live in Great Waters, where the median age is 47.4 and the average individual income is $37,226. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Demographics and Employment Data for Great Waters, GA

Great Waters has 8,850 households, with an average household size of 2.31. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Great Waters do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 20,644 people call Great Waters home. The population density is 63.57 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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The following schools are within or nearby Great Waters. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Putnam County Elementary School
3rd - 5th
Putnam County High School
9th - 12th
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Putnam County Middle School
6th - 8th

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