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4.0
262 Reviews (262)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
135
3 Stars
55
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
89.0%
Recommend this course
226 out of 262 reviews
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3.8
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
87.2%
Recommend this course
34 out of 39 reviews
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3.9
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
29
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.7
85.5%
Recommend this course
53 out of 62 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6607 yards
Slope 127
Rating 72.4
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Course Details

Year Built 1964
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect David Wallace (1964) Mike Beebe (2010) MacCurrach Golf (2010)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts 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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
262 Reviews (262)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 20
Watching the Game 12
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 20
Undulating Greens 15
Water Hazards 13
This course/club is great for:
Locals 21
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 21
Advanced Golfers 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
Near the Airport 19
Worth the Drive 10

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Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/01/2021

Hi, buzhealy. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us at (352) 334-3120 to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Ironwood Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible

Staff was terrible. Ran out of golf carts, staff harassed us. Overall poor time

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 03/01/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review Ironwood Golf Course. We are sorry to hear you may have had a negative experience with any individual on our staff. This is not acceptable and by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We welcome any further feedback in regards to your personal experience and what we can do to improve. Thank you for choosing to golf with us and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bobby golf day

Course was in much better shape than other courses I had played the previous week while in Gainesville. Greens were nice an so were the tees. Tom. Ranger at start was so nice an friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/02/2021

Thank you for your review, bobgreene. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Ironwood Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
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
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/02/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, lacullen. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Ironwood Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course, Bad Pace

I understand that it can be tough for courses (especially public) to turn away golfers, but this place has been consistently overcrowded over the past few months. No reason it should take 5 hours to play 18 holes on a Monday afternoon. I won't play out here on again until I know that there have been some changes made to reduce the overcrowding.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 02/02/2021

Hi, u154997412! 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 Ironwood Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/20/2021

Hello, u146132010. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future. Thanks for choosing Ironwood Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/20/2021

Thank you for reviewing us, u314159783309. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Ironwood Golf Course, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best Hometown Public Course

A little congested at times, but I always feel comfortable when playing. Well cared for and great staff!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/20/2021

ahimsa1985, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Ironwood Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/20/2021

Hi, sbriant. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Ironwood Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

I'm going to Miss it.

As everyone knows this course is gone. The developer money was too strong for it to survive. However, it will be back in one year in a totally new executive course design. with a new clubhouse and restaurant, I hope. I have really enjoyed this place over the years. Sad to see it go.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/07/2021

Hi, dc1330508052. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Ironwood Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

You get what you pay for

This is no Black Diamond but it cost 1/5th to play. It is a nice course in decent condition for a fair price. If you're expecting more go somewhere else and pay for it.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/07/2021

Hi, dc1330508052. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Ironwood Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

VERY NICE Public Course

I rated the course fairly easily but that is NEVER an accurate rating if you don't shoot par or under (which I did not). HOWEVER, the course is definitely manageable and makes for an excellent round and even practice round.

There's little trouble on the course
The sand is a bit hard
The tee boxes and fairways are nice
Greens appear to roll true

EVERYONE is SOOOOOO friendly there (Staff AND PATRONS) However there was a gaggle. flock or whatever you call turkey vultures that were really mean.

I hit my ball over into that area and didn't realize they were there until I started to drive my cart into the area, only to have the gang leader run toward me in a fit as if to say "Oh so, you're the punk who just hit that ball into my pod".

I just quickly turned and drove away which seemed to appease him/her and took a penalty drop in the fairway as they looked on. (about 8 of them that stood about 3 feet high.)

They have a decent driving range that I didn't use. It doesn't look deep and bomber could probably consistently put the golf balls into the trees/woods.

The putting green was ok and not as in good shape as the greens on the course.

The only suggestion I would make to the owners is to simply use a sign that points which direction to take from hole 8 to 9 and also a sign from 9 to ten.

The cart path layout was well thought out.

I will definitely play this course again when I am in the area.

Oh one last thing! I was pleasantly surprised to see a LOT of ladies on the course which was a delight and some of them girls could really hit that ball.

I was there with my wife and she was like "I can take her":

I paid about $65 and some change over 18 holes for the two of us.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 01/20/2021

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round, Gmation! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nature golf and airplanes

The course was in good shape overall for winter. Nice fairways. Fair amount of water and sand to make it somewhat challenging. Greens were average. I like playing this course because there are lots of wildlife around. Birds turtles etc. it is a public course so it can be a bit slow.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/07/2021

u489619884, we want to hear more about your experience with us! Please call us at (352) 334-3120. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/04/2021

Hi, lacullen. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Ironwood Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/07/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u353288798. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Ironwood Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens

Greens are in bad shape. Thin and no grass in some spots

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/07/2021

Hi, Mbs1! 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 Ironwood Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/16/2020

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, lacullen. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Ironwood Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Public Course

Wish they would overseed with rye grass for cold weather months.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/16/2020

Thank you for your review, u000005433639. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Ironwood Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/16/2020

Hi, u909539167. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Ironwood Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice day to Play Golf

The course was busy which was nice to see. The fairways in good shape considering time of year. A good amount of the greens has some significant burnout issues and those areas were covered with a layer of sand to protect them. So the greens are not rolling true. Good day to work on all other aspects of ones game.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 12/16/2020

Thank you for your review, gator45. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Ironwood Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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