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4.6
126 Reviews (126)
5 Stars
87
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
96.8%
Recommend this course
121 out of 126 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.4
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
85.7%
Recommend this course
12 out of 14 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
93.8%
Recommend this course
30 out of 32 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6931 yards
Slope 129
Rating 74.4
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Venetian Golf and River Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2003
Greens TifEagle® greens
Golf Season Year round
Architect Chip Powell

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Shirts with collars and sleeves, slacks, golf shorts or walking shorts are permitted; Tank tops, tee shirts, fishnet tops, cut-offs, jams, sweat pants, blue jeans, bathing suits or other athletic shorts are not permitted

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Florida (2020 #14) (2014 #4)
  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Off-course amenities in the U.S. (2015 #25)
  • Golf Advisor: Golfers' Choice (2014 #47)

Reviews

4.6
126 Reviews (126)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 32
Undulating Greens 32
Water Hazards 25
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 20
Entertaining Clients 16
Locals 16
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 18
Convenient to the City 17
In the 'Burbs 9

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

Great course

Wonderful staff, impressive clubhouse and pro shop. Very good range. Course in perfect shapen and an awesome layout. Getting out to play there was an all around treat. Ten out of ten !

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 167
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course

Course is in pretty good condition greens were fast fairways were a little thin on a few holes. Pin placement was tough today putting was a little difficult for the average player.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

The only complaint is the greens are very undulating and a little tricked up, the pin placements were generally in difficult areas.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap 10-14
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 Good
Amenities Average
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Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Layout; Overpriced

Course had a very forgiving layout (wide fairways). Greens can be challenging. They do not water in the Winter. Everything was dry. Overpriced.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
3.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

overrated

course layout good greens where REALLY BAD overalll condition of course was fair very dissapointed

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Not as good as people think

This course is just ok. However good luck trying to play it. The members do not want outsiders. The pro shop staff looks at you funny if you’re not a “regular”. Plenty of good options within 10 minutes of this overrated track.. $92 hot deal? I don’t think so.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 46
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Awesome as usual

As usual Venetian was in perfect shape. The fairways were lush and the greens were fast and true. The course has recently planted hundreds of trees around the course and it will only add to the already natural beauty that surrounds you. The staff is friendly and the starter Buckey is always there to get you going on time. If you get a chance to play this course don’t miss out.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 93
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Beautiful Course

This is one of the best courses I have played in SWFL. It is too bad the rate is tripling for high season. Guess I will have to wait till next Apr to go back. Enjoy.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great private course that opens for a few public players.

Great track. Greens are incredible-fast and true. Fairways are a little thin on the grass but playable. Fun layout and worth the time and money. I try to play this course a couple of times a year..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging Layout

Lot of fun playing this challenging layout. Large elevated greens with false fronts put pressure on your approach and short game.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Venetian Golf and River Club

Staff incredibly accommodating; course beautiful; and challenging for all levels of play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 61
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Great Golf Day

Play was a shot gun—-well planned and an enjoyable time!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 167
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 50 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course

Course conditions are really good. Pace of play was good. I will return.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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