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4.5
1125 Reviews (1125)
5 Stars
583
4 Stars
430
3 Stars
69
2 Stars
32
1 Stars
11
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
96.0%
Recommend this course
1054 out of 1125 reviews
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4.6
230 Reviews (230)
5 Stars
147
4 Stars
73
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.1%
Recommend this course
221 out of 230 reviews
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4.6
370 Reviews (370)
5 Stars
234
4 Stars
121
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.5%
Recommend this course
357 out of 370 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7029 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.8

Formerly known as Deer Island Golf and Lake Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1994
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Joe Lee (1994)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming

Reviews

4.5
1125 Reviews (1125)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 28
Brunch 17
Watching the Game 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 92
Bunkers 64
Forced Carries 58
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 72
Advanced Golfers 59
Locals 34
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 71
In the 'Burbs 21

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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

Deer Island

Greens were very good, fairways were well maintained. A hike to get out there from Orlando, but worth the drive. A very playable course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 157
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played

Absolutely in the best shape I have seen it. New sand. Greens great. Fairways carpet. Awesome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/16/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Wbechard1! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 4
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/15/2021

Hello, u9882814. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Deer Island Country Club.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/15/2021

Hello, LGA56. Thank you for visiting us at Deer Island Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fairways where in great shape, greens where overseeded a few weeks ago so it made them slow but are in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/15/2021

Hello, ArtFasano. Thank you for visiting us at Deer Island Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful layout, highly recommend

I am visiting family that live in the Villages, this course was about 45 minutes away. This course has a fantastic layout, it is designed perfectly along the shoreline and ponds. The greens rolled true, fairways were perfect. Tee boxes on a few holes need more seed, but overall fantastic course. I would become a member here if I lived in the area. The course design is one of the best I’ve ever played. I played from the blue tees, but would more than likely play from the tips if I played again. The pace was a bit slow, but not terrible.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/11/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, lyost! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great course. Plays longer from white then yardage

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/16/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u000005146499! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/08/2021

Hello, Kwrt. Thank you for visiting us at Deer Island Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/07/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314159816630! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Morning Round

Played an early morning round here last Saturday and we had a blast! The course is in phenomenal shape from tee box to green. There are a few tee boxes that could use some grass but other than that this course was incredible. The layout is awesome, some really fun holes and great views of the lake. Fairways and greens were in excellent condition which was great to see considering the heat and dryness the past week or two. Highly recommend this course if you haven’t played here yet!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/10/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, MattN6! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 06/03/2021

Hello, u543149879. Thank you for visiting us at Deer Island Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/01/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314161648833! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/04/2021

Hello, scott5151437. Thank you for visiting us at Deer Island Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fair to midland

Layout is good but drought conditions and really slow greens were not kind to the course. It would be interesting to play this course when it is back in shape.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/01/2021

Hi, u314161626826. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Deer Island Country Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great layout

Played this course several times, it was in great shape until the over seed died. Now you have bare spots on several fairways, holes 1 and 9 are really bad at the 150 yard markers. Some of the bunkers have new nice sand, the rest of the bunkers are in need of new sand. All of the bunkers need ranked and maintained. Several approaches are in need of grass and the fairways grass needs to grow another another 1/4 or more to get decent lies.

Pro shop staff was great.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 06/01/2021

Hi, u000002639263. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Deer Island Country Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/03/2021

Hello, Bart6265383. Thank you for visiting us at Deer Island Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 270
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played

Deer Island

A hidden gem. Great and challenging layout with lots of water. Plays tough in the wind. One of my favorites.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/03/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, relackey! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Water Water Everywhere

Fun course, lots o’ water, course in great shape,,
It was a hot one today ( no wonder my golf balls loved the water )

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/04/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314161103551! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Hacker

Played the course a couple of months ago and it was in great shape. This time greens were very slow, tee boxes, and fairways had bare patches. Course needed water.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/26/2021

Hi, dkiechle! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Challenging but fair

The course was in good shape and is always a challenge!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/24/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u5895256! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

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