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4.7
420 Reviews (420)
5 Stars
257
4 Stars
144
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
97.0%
Recommend this course
406 out of 420 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.8
61 Reviews (61)
5 Stars
47
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
98.4%
Recommend this course
60 out of 61 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
88 Reviews (88)
5 Stars
65
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
96.6%
Recommend this course
85 out of 88 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

Reviews

4.7
420 Reviews (420)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Patio Dining 7
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 34
Bunkers 28
Forced Carries 24
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 22
Locals 22
Seniors 21
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 21
Convenient to the City 16
In the 'Burbs 10

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Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Best public course in Central Florida

My partner and I play a couple golf courses a week in Central Florida and hands down Big Cypress is the best we've played. The course is challenging, without being ridiculous; both the course and grounds are very well maintained; the area surrounding the entire property is picturesque; the greens are the best we've ever played; the bunker sand is excellent; carts are in very good condition; and the staff couldn't be nicer. I've played courses where the green fees are 5 or 6 times more and Big Cypress is just as nice.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Walk in the park

It is nice playing this course because it feels like a journey through the woods. Serene and quiet with beautiful scenery. The only thing you need to know is the the greens have recently been aerated and have to cure for a few weeks. Bumpy greens

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 75
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

SCORE CARDS

Score cards needs pictures of course layout not only on tee box hole post..

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Better then the reviews

Pleasantly surprised, this course is phenomenal. It’s one of the best courses around the area and the price is excellent. Great shape, great layout, it’s kind of a hidden gem. Go play this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 34
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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

The course is really well maintained and in excellent condition. The lay out was fantastic and challenging at times. Staff were really friendly and welcoming. I would definitely recommend the course - it is a real treat to play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 34
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 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Enjoyed everything greatly

Friendly staff. Well conditioned golf course. Excellent layout. Good pace of play. What else could you want in an afternoon of golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 38
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day

Anytime you can get out and play a great course, it is a pleasure. I have been playing this course for several years and it does not disappoint. Kudos to all involved in maintaining this course.

Conditions Good
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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 83
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Player Player

You got to play it and play it from the back tees. Get to see the excitement of the course.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great place for golf

The course is in good condition if not at it's best . Still, is my favorite course in Lakeland . Pace was slow and couldn't finish my round,however,the day was very pleasant and I enjoyed it very much..

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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