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3.6
704 Reviews (704)
5 Stars
110
4 Stars
300
3 Stars
186
2 Stars
53
1 Stars
55
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
81.2%
Recommend this course
551 out of 704 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
192 Reviews (192)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
96
3 Stars
51
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.2
89.6%
Recommend this course
172 out of 192 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
324 Reviews (324)
5 Stars
75
4 Stars
157
3 Stars
74
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
88.3%
Recommend this course
286 out of 324 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6712 yards
Slope 123
Rating 70.6
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Manatee Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1977
Greens TifEagle Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Lane Marshall

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.6
704 Reviews (704)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 17
Bunkers 11
Plays Long 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Seniors 16
Beginners 13
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 20
In the 'Burbs 6

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Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

This was my home course for many years. It is not in terrible shape but not as good as I remember

The course is a nice layout and I just came back after 10 years

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Mixed Opinion

I play exclusively at Manatee and have done so for several years. The staff is terrific to a a man/woman whether pro shop, restaurant or cart barn. The course is challenging for my level of play. At the beginning of the season, the course was in great shape, fairways green and lush and greens smooth. The only complaints I have about Manatee are the off course amenities. The pro shop and snack bar are fine. The carts and on course bathrooms are terrible and have been as long as I have played there. The carts are dirty and in relatively poor condition. . The on course bathrooms are a disgrace, dirty and often ill equipped.
It would be an easy fix to make this course outstanding. Replace the carts as needed but most important, provide clean carts and bathrooms.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Hot weather
Used cart

fairways

greens good fast fairways like a ploughed field tees some had no grass

as long as its ready for october they dont care about us year round golfers

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Calm between storms

It’s been pretty wet lately with storms almost daily yet at Manatee we only had 2 holes with CPO. The tee boxes were rough but since you can’t really mow right now you have to give them credit for keeping it up. Range was closed again due to all the rain but we got in our 18 holes without a drop and now at 5 pm it’s raining again. That’s Florida this time of year but we still enjoy it!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Thanks for the Rain

The course has really greened up, had a fun round . Tee Boxes vastly improved , great value

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beat the rain!!

Given the amount of rainfall we’ve had the course played fine. Fairways are in great shape. Course drains well.

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 94
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 94
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Fast and easy

Going out in early AM was a wise choice. Little people no heat yet. Course was in good condition for rainy night.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Hot weather
Used cart

conditions

greens are improved, need some work on T-box and fairway.

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