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4.2
319 Reviews (319)
5 Stars
84
4 Stars
168
3 Stars
49
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
94.6%
Recommend this course
287 out of 319 reviews
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4.4
62 Reviews (62)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
98.4%
Recommend this course
61 out of 62 reviews
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4.2
103 Reviews (103)
5 Stars
43
4 Stars
43
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.2%
Recommend this course
96 out of 103 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6018 yards
Slope 127
Rating 68.8

Situated just minutes from the Gold Coast beaches in the heart of Boca Raton, Southwinds Golf Course enjoys warm ocean breezes and lush vegetation. Water is a prominent presence throughout the course. Water hazards come into play on 16 holes. There are also mature trees throughout that will play a deciding role in shaping your shots. The golf course offers some enjoyably difficult holes but overall the challenges are manageable. Each hole is unique offering everything from opportunities to "grip it and rip it" and others that are defined by trees and lakes. The golf course finishes with one of its many water holes but on this par 4, you have to hit over water twice. In addition to the golf course, Southwinds also offers a driving range a putting green with a practice bunker.

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Course Details

Year Built 1977
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted American Express, Discover, Visa, Mastercard
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.2
319 Reviews (319)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 39
Bunkers 21
Forced Carries 19
This course/club is great for:
Locals 29
Seniors 16
Advanced Golfers 13
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 32
Worth the Drive 16
In the 'Burbs 6

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Reviews 19
Skill Advanced
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Southwinds

Nice course. Don’t be fooled by the course yardage rating. The course is a challenge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

First time

Pace of play very slow, even for 4 some in front of our 3 some. Players not considerate of players behind them. No course ranger to move players along had to skip 2 holes in order to finish in 4 hours because of slow players. Another 4 some in front of up had 2 individuals riding in separate carts and 2 individuals walking.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Today was a very wet day

A very bad storm yesterday caused wet conditions today. But I wish I had known about the tees being aerated. They were terrible. It is usually a nice course.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 76
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice track, consistent greens, nice traps, great shape

My second time playing here and the course is in really nice shape. It is obvious the management team does a good job here on the upkeep and maintenance. I played from the back tees, only 6,100 yds or so, but the par 3's were pretty long. Enjoyable round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Call and ask if their greens are punched

Course was well taken care of, and while short, it offered some challenging holes. The only issues I had were that the front nine greens were punched and I paid full price. No aerification warnings on Golfnow and the sign at the clubhouse said aeration would be happening on the next day. They started our group on the back nine and we were feeling good about the condition of the greens, and then we made the turn. The other issue is that they ran out of range balls. I’m sure it’s a nice course based on my experience on the back nine, but being shady about punched greens and charging full price without telling players about it leaves a sour taste in your mouth. Call ahead and ask them first before booking a tee time.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 34
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good experience

Played here a few times previously. Course has a few layups and one blind hole. Staff is friendly and helpful. Decent snack bar. On this day, course was in good shape but some greens were recently punched and sanded with more work coming soon. Pace was surprisingly smooth.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Hot weather
Used cart

Fair Play

Good course for the price. They are in the process of trimming all the trees and the greens were recently plugged. So they do keep the course well kept. The club house only has hotdogs. Too bad they don't have a kitchen. It would be a good place to have lunch after a round. They do sell beer and liquor.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Delightful Round of Golf

I found booking this course was easy using Golf Now. It was no muss, no fuss at the Pro shop - they had my details and rented clubs as well. A staff member carried the clubs out to the starter and was set to go. The staff was very friendly and the course was in good shape. Water was strategically placed around so that you needed to plan some shots. Had a lot of fun for a golfer who doesn't get out to p[lay often.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A Good Round - Challenging

On a short getaway to South Florida coast and booked a Hot Deal through Golf Now. The staff was pleasant, and helpful. The course was fairly challenging especially on the front nine with water hazards strategically placed. Course was in good shape and easy to hit the ball off the turf. The breeze across the course kept the playing comfortable even on a beautiful, hot sunny day in July.

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