A view of a green at The Spruce Creek Preserve Golf Club.
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3.4
764 Reviews (764)
5 Stars
116
4 Stars
311
3 Stars
184
2 Stars
90
1 Stars
63
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.8
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
76.0%
Recommend this course
587 out of 764 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.0
48 Reviews (48)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
8
Conditions
2.4
Value
3.4
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.2
58.3%
Recommend this course
28 out of 48 reviews
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3.5
143 Reviews (143)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
56
3 Stars
37
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.8
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
78.3%
Recommend this course
112 out of 143 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6540 yards
Slope 131
Rating 70.9
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Spruce Creek Preserve Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Architect Terry Doss (1997)

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.4
764 Reviews (764)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Brunch 17
19th Hole Specials 12
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 70
Bunkers 56
Water Hazards 26
This course/club is great for:
Locals 67
Seniors 63
Beginners 27
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 44
Worth the Drive 33
In the 'Burbs 26

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Reviews 104
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Cow Pasture

22 years ago this was a beautiful course to play. In the intervening years it has become a place in dismal disrepair. Today $5.00 would be overchargeing players. The tee boxes are mostly bare ground and weed patches. The fairways have the same problem with bare ground, cow grass and patches of grass that's perhaps a quarter inch high. The greens were playable but putts didn't roll true. It will take an incredible amount of attention and money to bring this course back, and I don't see this happening.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/25/2021

Hello,

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes.

Your feedback helps us do better. We are looking into this issue and hope to resolve it promptly.

Thank you for visiting The Spruce Creek Preserve Golf Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in really bad condition had a lot of complaints from my foursome

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/05/2021

Thank you for sharing your feedback. We’re sorry your experience didn’t match your expectations.
Please feel free to reach out to us with any further comments, concerns, or suggestions you wish to share. We would love to make things right if you give us another chance.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Embarrassingly bad.

I don’t understand how a course in such a beautiful setting can be so poorly maintained. It’s really quite sad.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/29/2021

Hi, thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing to recover the fairways and greens. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing The Spruce Creek Preserve Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/20/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/20/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback.

Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Hello. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1 star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback.

Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in terrible condition!! This winter they showed improvements.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Hello and thanks for sharing your feedback. We’re sorry your experience didn’t match your expectations. It was an uncommon instance and we’ll do better in the future.

Please feel free to reach out to us with any further comments, concerns, or suggestions you wish to share. We would love to make things right if you give us another chance.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Maintenance poor

Worst course in Marion County. We will not be playing there again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/02/2021

Hi, thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 104
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Slipping Again

The course was almost empty by 11am, probably due to the heat and humidity. The lack of any breeze to cool you off didn't help either. The greens weren't bad but the tee boxes and fairways resembled cow pastures. So many weeds, bare spots and long grass it was something just to find your ball. Until conditions impove I will play elsewhere.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/11/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting The Spruce Creek Preserve Golf Club, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/11/2021

Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit.

We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing The Spruce Creek Preserve Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Poorly maintained

Greens ok except 1 which was un playable.
Fairways were terrible.
Sand trap poorly maintained and had weeds growing in them.
Will not return.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/09/2021

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing The Spruce Creek Preserve Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
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
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

The Preserves

Greens were in excellent shape. Fairways were good, sun was HOT! We started at 1 PM and finished somewhere after 3 - we only played 9 holes, but even our beginner who played with us had a great time. Staff were great - in the pro shop and in Olivers! Overall a good time and will be fun for you if you go!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
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 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing

I never write reviews but…

This is probably one of the most poorly kept courses I have ever played. This was one of the very few times that I have played golf and just wanted to leave.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/06/2021

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve and are working diligently to improve the course. Thank you for playing The Spruce Creek Preserve Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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