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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 7050 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.5

Previously known as Haig at PGA National Resort & Spa.

Course Details

Year Built 1980
Fairways Celebration Bermuda Grass
Greens Tifeagle Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1980) George Fazio (1980) Tommy Fazio (2012)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "David Leadbetter Golf Academy"
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

2.7
8 Reviews (8)
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Reviews 262
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Birmingham Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course is dull, uninspiring

This is a typical Florida resort course: flat, monotonous holes with houses/condos lining them.

It is the lack of imagination within the course that makes me surprised Fazio has his name attached to it.

The conditioning leaves a lot to be desired and is nowhere near what is found at the resort’s signature Champions course. With a price tag of $250, I am shocked they get that for a round. I can only conclude that it is a result of the conference/convention business that constantly runs through the resort. I would pass on a round here unless you are on an expense account.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Another dog track!!! Wet everywhere, greens a not good, the layout is a putt putt course , just couldn't find the clown except for the staff!!!

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 143
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Golf Channel
Used cart
Conditions Good
Layout Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 242
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Golf Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fairly typical Florida resort/residential golf

The Fazio is a solid if unspectacular resort option for PGA National guests. Part of the four-course main complex, it proceeds in two loops from the main non-Champion practice facility. Corridors are fairly narrow, meaning you'll often be better off hitting less than driver off the tee.

If you can keep it in play, you should enjoy the medium-sized, medium-contoured greens, which tend to be well-bunkered. Water comes into play several times as well. It won't change your life, but it's a nice enough spot for a round if you're staying at the resort.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 254
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 25 Contributor
Georgia Advisor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Fun Course Layout in Great Condition

This was my first time playing the Fazio course at PGA National.

The Fazio Course is a typical resort course. The course was in excellent condition (other than a few bunkers with very little sand in the bottom). The weather was very hot and beautiful and the pace of play was excellent. The tee boxes, fairways and greens were all in great condition.

The course is not overly difficult. The holes are pretty straight forward and you can see where you are going (except a few dog legs where you can not see the green from the tee box). There is water on a a lot of the holes, but it's not overwhelming.

The front nine twists and turns and has more dogleg holes than does the back nine. I really liked the course. The customer service and facilities are great. The only drawback is in order to play any of the PGA National courses you have to be a member or you have to stay at the resort.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

great conditions

course is nicely kept. tee to green conditions were excellent. greens rolled ~10+. we played a practice round for a tournament in 2 weeks and were excited to come back. to play youll need to be a member, guest, stay at the resort with appropriate package, or sign up for a tournament there. a+ on the superintendent and crew.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Walked

Fazio - Not Worth the Money

Florida golf is super cheap in the summer and goes through the roof as soon as the snow birds return.  I played the Fazio Course at PGA National, in Palm Beach in August with a nice group from Meet Up and paid $40+ and returned in October 29, 2016, only to get a group corporate rate at $175.  Yikes! </span>

The Fazio course was in good shape and pace of play was terrific, but it wasn’t worth $175.  I figure I could have played 3-5 rounds at other comparable courses for the price of that round at PGA.

The weather was hot and rained a bit in August, and in October it was overcast, low 80s with a pleasant breeze. 

The course is remarkably straight forward and not overly difficult. Water comes into play on a number of holes, I found the water on several.  I was in the bunkers more than the water, thankfully. 

Florida golf is super cheap in the summer and goes through the roof as soon as the snow birds return.  I played the Fazio Course at PGA National, in Palm Beach in August with a nice group from Meet Up and paid $40+ and returned in October 29, 2016, only to get a group corporate rate at $175.  Yikes! 

Finishing 18, we headed for the club house to be greeted by an over-priced menu and served with plastic cups and tableware.  Really, a resort can’t afford to use silverware and glasses.  But adding insult to injury ($$$), the Nachos are made with Velveeta Cheese - unbelievable!

The PGA Fazio Course at Palm Beach, FL gets a triple bogey rating!

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Classic Resort Fare

The Fazio Course at PGA National is classic resort fare. It was in good shape, the weather was beautiful and the pace of play was good.

The course is not overly difficult. There is water on a number of holes, but it's not overwhelming. The front nine twists and turns a lot so it could be easy to get in trouble with the many doglegs. The back nine is more gentle with the bends.

Be very careful with the drive on 18, there's water all the way up the left and basically no buffer between the fairway and the hazard.

Conditions Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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