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4.2
1279 Reviews (1279)
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
88.2%
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4.3
207 Reviews (207)
5 Stars
98
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
6
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.2%
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193 out of 207 reviews
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4.3
332 Reviews (332)
5 Stars
155
4 Stars
133
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
91.3%
Recommend this course
303 out of 332 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7409 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

White Heron Golf Club (formerly known as Ridgewood Lakes Golf Club) has had many accolades over its history and for good reason. The Ted McAnlis layout is sculptured from lush rolling land and features immaculate playing conditions year round. Water and natural wetlands come into play on 16 of our 18 holes and the resident breeze can significantly change the course from day to day. Yet despite the natural beauty and obvious pedigree of the layout, with four sets of tees the course is still enjoyable for golfers of all levels.

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Course Details

Year Built 1994
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Champions Turf
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted McAnlis

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2020 #1)

Reviews

4.2
1279 Reviews (1279)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 32
Brunch 9
Watching the Game 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 114
Bunkers 72
Forced Carries 46
This course/club is great for:
Locals 70
Advanced Golfers 61
Seniors 46
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 50
Worth the Drive 47
In the 'Burbs 32

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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Surprise!!!

Found this location in GN while vacationing in Orlando Area. We set up an early tee time in order to beat the heat. We were very surprised upon arrival to find ou the back nine holes were closed and we had to play front nine twice. I had already paid and did not want to go through GN refund procedures. If I knew this was the case, I would have booked another course. The greens were not in the best of shape and the maintenance crew left all of the grass trimmings in the fairway and rough. The staff was nice and gave us a sleeve of Calloway balls for the mixup. I have no plan to play this course ever again.

Don E.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fairways being aerated

On 6/21, front 9 was closed as the fairways were being aerated. There was no indication of this on GN when reservations were made the day before (nor is there today as I just checked). Playing only 1/2 the course caused slower than normal play on back 9 as “local” foursomes were reluctant to let faster players play through.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

This is a good course and I would have rated it higher except that when we showed up they were aerating the front 9 so we had to play the back twice..

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice

Interesting layout, with some surprising elevation changes. A few holes had greens issues, but overall an easily accessible and enjoyable round. I’d play it again upon returning to Orlando.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/21/2021

Thank you for your review! We appreciate your feedback on the visual of our course. We look forward to having you on the course in the future!

Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent fairways

Second time playing this course since new ownership. Bag drop fella was very friendly and polite. Ease of signing in at the pro shop was great as well as the pro who signed us in.
Very few people on the course which was sad as the course was in excellent condition.
Will play there again in the near future.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice track, challenging layout.

Greens have a few bad spots but not many considering the lack of rain. It's tough but not unfair, can't wait to get back and know where the lines and best lies are. Go play it for the cost and "play for the second shot".

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 69
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Nice course.

Course in overall good condition. About 5 greens were suffering somewhat. Pins were at least kept away from these areas. Work being performed to try to keep the course in good shape during this drought. Good value for the money. I'll be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very Challengin golf course.

The fairways need better maintenance, greens ware very sandy and were being aired. There was no prior notice of this. No pro shop nor bar. However the course was very challenging and demands a good play.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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