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4.6
268 Reviews (268)
5 Stars
144
4 Stars
108
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
97.8%
Recommend this course
258 out of 268 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.9%
Recommend this course
31 out of 32 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
41
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
98.1%
Recommend this course
53 out of 54 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6680 yards
Slope 138
Rating 72.7

Big Cypress Golf Club is part of a gated golf retirement community called Cypress Lakes. Conveniently located between Orlando and Tampa, the club offers two golf courses, the North and the South. The South Course is a championship layout that is more challenging than the executive-length North Course. Both courses are characterized by the abundance of water and swaying palms, offering the best of Florida golf. The South Course plays a long 6,680 yards from the back tees. The course presents a more demanding test than the North, appealing to more advanced players. Florida Golfer and Senior Golfer have recognized its challenging layout for its excellent conditions and design. Maintenance is a top priority at Big Cypress; on both courses the well manicured fairways and greens are consistently in good shape.

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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Diamond Zoysia Grass
Architect Ron Garl (1987)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - Riders not permitted
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Florida (2020 #38)

Reviews

4.6
268 Reviews (268)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Patio Dining 7
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 33
Bunkers 27
Forced Carries 23
This course/club is great for:
Locals 22
Advanced Golfers 21
Seniors 21
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
Convenient to the City 16
In the 'Burbs 10

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Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

True Championship course

My first visit and was I surprised. Fantastic course. Amazing ZOYSIA greens. Met 3 wonderful people (Pepperoni and the Canada Chics), thanks for the absolute wonderful day.
It doesn’t get better than this.

Randy

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 66
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Advanced
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
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great course, lots of water!

Great course. Greens were in excellent condition. Ball rolled true and fast. Fairways and tee bailed were excellent as well. Great, challenging course. Lots of water!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Perfection

Absolute gem in every way. Nicest course I've played in Florida so far. Beautiful, give the grounds keeper a raise!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
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 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of my favorites

Everything was great!!! Staff was friendly and accommodating, course was in great shape and the greens were fantastic!! Return soon!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 46
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Great course

Course is in great condition The green roll very true.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good layout in excellent condition

First time I've been here. Very solid layout in good condition with excellent greens. I'll be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Top 3 course in Polk County

Excellent, very well maintained. Beautiful course with lots of wild life. Fantastic greens!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 39
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course is in excellent shape big high five to the ground keepers keep it going professionals.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Course is always in good shape

Greens and fairways very nice we have had lots of rain but only two fairways were closed to cart path only 6 and 10 driving range was closed due to the wet conditions. we played at 1:00pm had the course to ourselfs . love playing here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 62
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Great conditions

Covid precautions are best around. Temperature check upon check in, dividers in the cart to seperate a 2nd rider. Putt up system in the cups so you dont have to touch anything. Greens in great shape, only noticed 2 that had blemishes.
Tees and fairways in great shape. Only 2 cart path only holes. Pace was great, weekday afternoon with golfnow hot deal, only took just over 2 hours. The layout is nice. Range was closed, as it usually is with any rain...Id suggest they just go ahead and make an aqua range there with floaters...
Always a great experience at Big Cypress South.

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

Great greens

Even though the course was rain soaked, greens keepers did a fantastic job protecting the fairways and the greens were outstanding. Can't wait to play the course again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 41
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/03/2020

Hello and thank you for reviewing us. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing South Course at Big Cypress Golf & Country Club, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Come with your best game

This course is definitely a players course. Tee shots were amazing and forced you guys to hit it properly or you were in trouble. Definitely going back once the course dries up from all the rain. Staff was excellent and super friendly.

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