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4.2
966 Reviews (966)
5 Stars
281
4 Stars
469
3 Stars
152
2 Stars
38
1 Stars
26
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
91.0%
Recommend this course
854 out of 966 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.3
88 Reviews (88)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
88.6%
Recommend this course
78 out of 88 reviews
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4.3
164 Reviews (164)
5 Stars
74
4 Stars
68
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
90.9%
Recommend this course
149 out of 164 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 69
Length 5454 yards
Slope 121
Rating 66.4

The Chi Chi Rodriguez Golf Club, centrally located on McMullen Booth Road a comparably short course, offering just 5,454 yards from the blue tees and a slope rating of 118. Most of the fairways are wide, making errant shots still playable. In essence, it is the ideal place to work on your golf game, to correct that nasty slice or learn to hit that oversized driver without fear of losing 100 balls. As a result, it is a favorite among novice golfers who want to be challenged but also have an enjoyable round.

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Course Details

Year Built 1989
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Denis Griffiths (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $15.00
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes - "Chi Chi Rodriguez Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt req, no tanktops or cutoffs

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

4.2
966 Reviews (966)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 65
Water Hazards 57
Narrow Fairways 44
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 46
Locals 42
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 27
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 57
Worth the Drive 31
In the 'Burbs 15

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Reviews 53
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Good pce of play

Played many times. Looking foward to new golf carts.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day!

Weather, course and the people I played with were awesome!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Love this course!

I always enjoy this course.
Everyone is friendly.
The course is in great condition.
And pace of play is always good.
5 stars! 🌟

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 101
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 Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 47
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Decent course, bad employee

This is probably my 7th time playing at this course. Had no problems my first few times other than pace of play. Course condition is not bad for the price. But this time and the last time, the pro shop worker had an attitude and came up to us before closing time telling us that the carts needed to be in. Same gentleman both times. Closing time is advertised as 6:30pm. He came up to me with an attitude and claimed I played more holes than I should have and that the carts had to be in at 6:05. The last time I played, I was told the carts had to be in at 6:20. Never experienced a course where an employee wants you out before closing time. I understand I was playing towards closing time, but I have played numerous courses nearby that have no problem if you play until dark. Just a miserable employee all I can say.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 81
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Snowbird golf

I enjoyed everything about the course. I only get here in February to play, and found the course to be in great shape. The staff that I interacted with were very helpful and friendly. Absolutely recommend this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 81
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Excellently designed keeps us coming back!

The course design is the best around! It's not long by today's standards; it's a technical course. Our first time back since 2022 shows better conditions. While some traps have nice sand, others are like hitting out of powder mixed with dirt. Tight fairway lies are standard here now-a-day's. The price reflects all this. Due to Chi Chi's challenging course design we consider it a bargain.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow pace

Good layout but slow play. Waited 40 minutes at a par 3 which really affected our pace and play.
Guy at pro shop really bad attitude. No starters so it was a bit of a hassle since a lot of players were there. Singles, doubles, foursomes, nobody was pairing up.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Good value but definitely overated by GP reviewers

This was the first course that I played in the Tampa area (and this season) since it's been way too cold up in Michigan. I thought this would be a good way to break in my golf trip.

The course layout was fine and somewhat challenging. My biggest issue was the condition of the fairways. Too many shredded leaves and pine needles throughout the front nine. The tee boxes and greens looked as if they had a whole season without any maintenance.

Most of the courses I play in Michigan, even my local Muni (at a lower price point) is in better shape at the end of the season.

I guess all of the locals gave it a rating over 90%.

I played another course in the area today (2.9.24) and it was in much better condition overall.

The back nine was much better though. Played more difficult.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Slow day on the course

Not a long course and a few holes where the pace was very slow. Conditions were ok for this time of year, greens were rolling very well. 4 1/2 hours to play this course is too long.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
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 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Normal Chi Chi round

Typical Sat play. Friendly staff, starter. Player etiquette poor as you find on most courses these days, part of "growing the game". e.g. carts parked in front of greens, loud music, footprints in bunkers, scuffs & ball marks on greens, and errant shots with no "fore" warning. Approx 4.5 hr round. Will definitely play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Poor Communication

I reserved a 7:10 a.m. tee time as a single which was the first tee time of the morning. I arrived at the pro shop about 6:50, paid the green fees / cart rental and was directed to see the starter. The starter informed me that I would placed with two other golfers (which I expected and had no problem with). About 7:05 the starter informed me that the two other individuals had yet to arrive. Since I had the first tee time I told the starter I had no problem heading out on my own at 7:10. The starter said he was not allowed to do that. At 7:10 the starter let a foursome head out followed by a threesome. He said the threesome was waiting on a 4th who would catch up with them later on the course. He said he would try to squeeze me in with a group soon. After about 15 minutes the starter showed me the tee times list and said it was almost all foursomes and he recommended I just ask for a refund since it would probably be some time before I could tee off.

I still don’t know why the starter (or the individual he was communicating with in the pro shop) would not let me go off as a single at 7:10 (no explanation was given … other than it was against the rules). I had the same situation (no shows) at a nicer course in Clearwater and they had no problem with me teeing off as a single. If they are so concerned with their rules they should have let me join the threesome.

When I returned to the pro shop for a refund I was told they could try to get me out around 8:00. I didn’t feel like waiting around for a tee time that might not happen so I took the refund and left.

Value Excellent
Friendliness Poor
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