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3.2
262 Reviews (262)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
114
3 Stars
67
2 Stars
21
1 Stars
26
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.5
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.5
65.7%
Recommend this course
200 out of 262 reviews
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2.9
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
69.2%
Recommend this course
9 out of 13 reviews
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3.1
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
6
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.3
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.0
61.4%
Recommend this course
27 out of 44 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6270 yards
Slope 125
Rating 70.5
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Serenoa Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1990
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Mark Alden (1990)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.2
262 Reviews (262)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Brunch 8
Drinks 8
Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 7
Water Hazards 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 9
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 8

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Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Envcoursging signs

Course has had some much needed improvements but needs a few more weeks to grow in,,.., sunshine and water will be all that’s needed…. Great job cleaning up many of the holes….

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Green need work.

The course was closed for two weeks for repairs but someone forgot to attend to the greens. They were horrible.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Sally

Nice place to work on your game. Greens a little rough

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Good Value For The Money

Played Serenoa for the first time in several years. Not a difficult course. Due to the low amount of rain in recent weeks the course was very dry, with areas which would usually be wetlands or creeks or ponds being bone dry. Greens were as good as could be expected in these conditions. However, price charged reflects the current conditions and, all-in-all, this was a good value for the money.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good... Not Great

My first time there... The course is not in great shape. In fairness, they are trying to improve this course. But there's alot to be done. Greens are in pretty good shape. Fairways not bad. Off the fairway is another story... lots of un-manicured areas. If you are a first timer, you will not know how to play the course because there is no overview of each hole... the tee box markers do not have a picture of the hole and there is no picture of the course on the card. So as your standing at the tee box, you have no idea about hazards, etc. This would be a good course if you had a group of guys that just want to go out there, swing some clubs and have a good time. You have to question a course that tries to entice you to join by promoting "a free hotdog and draft beer with every round". The fact that there are very few pictures of the course on the website as another red flag.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 46
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice place to play lots of animals.

I enjoyed this course overall it is in good shape. Bunkers and some tee boxes could use some work but otherwise good conditions. I liked the layout fairly wide fairways but you can hit into trouble if not carful. A couple holes you have to choose right club off tee to avoid water crossing fair way. They need a beverage cart person so stop at club house as there is no water on course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hard to pronounce, and not as easy as you would expect.

Look at the yardages on the score card. Then, after your round look again. And you will look again because this course plays tougher than you would expect. Be sure to know where the water hazards are. Even the best thought out shot can create issues. I liked the course, but felt I left a few shots out there.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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 Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow Slow Play. 5 1/2 hour plus round. Almost 3 hours on front. Club books too many tee times per hour. I will wait until summer to play again.

15-20 minutes per hole x 18 holes very unfair. No ranger today. And three-four groups on each hole all day.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bad experience all the way around

1- they sell you range balls to go hit from of sand at the driving range
2- course is not in very good condition, fairways are hard as a rock and has very little grass, the greens are hard as a rock.
3- pace of play was terrible and when we told the ranger the group in front of us has a hole and a half open in front of them he said “ you should have been here yesterday is was worse”. Didn’t even tell the group to pick up their pace of play.
4- after calling the pro-shop to see if they could do anything, they told us to come on in and they would give us a rain check. This is after 2 1/2 hours and still not done with the front 9. After putting everything back in our car was informed that they can’t give us a rain check.

LEAVE THIS COURSE ALONE, THEY DON’T LIKE SNOWBIRDS.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Typical Florida run

Typical because this course doesn't seem to water and does not overseed with rye so grass on fairways and around greens is sparce. Nice layout with challenging placements of bunkers and water. Greens were in nice shape.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good, could be great experience

Love the layout and the wildlife, only criticism is pace of play. Also I think you overbook

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

a much overrated course

the round was very slow, the course, cart paths and greens were in bad condition.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Average Florida course

Serenoa is typical (unfortunately) of most Sarasota area courses in winter. Crappy dormant bermuda grass, lots of barren sections especially in chipping areas just off greens. This course like others doesn't seem to water or overseed with rye which would make playing much more enjoyable. High winter prices and poor conditions make me want to leave my clubs back up north next season. Other than that critique, Serenoa is a challenging layout with water on almost every hole. You better hit them straight or bring a lot of extra balls.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Needs work.

Found course a moderate test in need of work. Tees and fairways were in poor condition. Greens were in fair condition. Pleasing layout not too much trouble. Tuesday am round played in a little over 4 hrs. On the slower side of all the greens I played they at least rolled true. Est about 8-9 on stimp. Played the sister course Legacy at Lakewood ranch my last day. a vast difference and highly recommended. They confirmed that Serenoa was indeed in need of repair and that a 1-2 million dollar rework is scheduled for next year. Ill wait until after the work is done.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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