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4.6
390 Reviews (390)
5 Stars
236
4 Stars
138
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
97.7%
Recommend this course
382 out of 390 reviews
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4.7
67 Reviews (67)
5 Stars
53
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.9
97.0%
Recommend this course
65 out of 67 reviews
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4.7
110 Reviews (110)
5 Stars
84
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.8
Value
4.7
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
96.4%
Recommend this course
106 out of 110 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 54
Length 2070 yards
Slope 113
Rating 51.8
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Palm Royale Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted Robinson, Sr. (1986)

Rentals/Services

Carts No
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
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 No tank tops, cut-offs or swimming attire. Collared shirt is required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Short Courses in the U.S. (2019 #19)

Reviews

4.6
390 Reviews (390)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 31
Bunkers 25
Undulating Greens 19
This course/club is great for:
Walkers 29
Seniors 21
Beginners 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 24
At a Resort 8

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Par 3 Course!

No one out, easy walk great time! Definitely coming back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great part three course!

Great part three course that you can play in two hours or less. I read the reviews before I booked and it was very much what I read. Beautifully groomed course; it really worked out well for me because I was struggling with any shots that required me to cross over water and for about 60% of the holes have water in play, it gave me a great chance to build up my confidence and use my irons and work on the short game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Sharpen your short game

1. You walk!
2. Don't use a tee and get some real practice.
3. Play in about 2 hours!
4. Nice little track.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Short Game Practice

Course was in great shape. My only critique is that not everyone fixes their ball marks on the greens. With the holes averaging around 100yds there are a lot of ball marks.
It’s a minor gripe considering how well the course is maintained

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Best part 3 course I've ever played

This was the best part three course I've ever played it is so immaculate and so much fun it's like a resort course you could normally spend $125 for a course like this but it's shorter Great times I'll be back

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Fun day of golf

Went Palm Royal with some friends for a fun day and change of pace from “long” hard courses.

We had fun, the course was in excellent condition and just challenging enough. Great way to improve your iron play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Interesting layout

The course was in excellent condition and for a low handicap golfer it was a great fun par 3 short course.

However I took my 9 year old to play. She has been playing for 2 years and is quite good for her age. She shoots 36 - 40 for 9 holes from 100 yards at my home Country Club. The problem with Palm Royal is they have many long water carries and no bail out's. My daughter can't hit the ball 100 yards in the air her average good carry is about 75 yards.

My daughter wasn't the only one having issues with the water carries. The retired ladies in front of us also could carry the water, they just walked around and dropped on the other side to save wasting the ball.

So considering this course is aimed at beginners or people starting golf the design is not great.

However if this is not an issue for you the course is in $100 round full course condition.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great executive length course

Short irons off every tee. All you could want in a golf course but length. Off course amenities limited by pandemic.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging short course. Beautiful condition and very pleasing to the eye.

The entire course is in great condition. Greens are well maintained as well as the fairways. I’ll definitely be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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