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4.4
421 Reviews (421)
5 Stars
224
4 Stars
164
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
95.6%
Recommend this course
403 out of 421 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
71 Reviews (71)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.2%
Recommend this course
69 out of 71 reviews
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4.5
138 Reviews (138)
5 Stars
82
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
98.6%
Recommend this course
136 out of 138 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6901 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.0
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Rocky Bayou Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Greens TifEagle Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Amick (1973) Earl Stone (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $17

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Friendliest Courses in the U.S. (2016 #20)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Florida (2015 #19)

Reviews

4.4
421 Reviews (421)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 9
Undulating Greens 9
Elevation Changes 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 11
Advanced Golfers 10
Seniors 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 11
Convenient to the City 9

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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 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

5 star course

Beautiful layout, landscape, well maintained, natural setting, challenging, fun, driving range and balls included, a true gem that we have found.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Wonderful Experience

Very friendly staff. Course was immaculate, greens and fairways. Challenging but fair. Great value for the money. They will be aerating early May so may want to check on conditions next month.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Love this golf course. Good layout with wide rough (not houses at edge of fairways like most FL courses). This FL course actually has some elevation change. Greens roll very good but there is a lot of undulation. Most long putts will have multiple breaks. TIP - They do not have any meals pre-cooked so be sure to order any food for the turn by calling when you finish the 8th hole.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 90
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Kentucky Advisor
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Classic Layout With Lots Of Character

This is not what we've come to expect from most Florida courses that are flat with lots of water and narrow fairways. Rocky Bayou features hills, valleys, generous fairways, short rough, ample greens and few water hazards.

Our threesome was joined by a fourth who knew the course and steered us through doglegs and blind downhill shots to water hazards.

Drives ran forever on well-mowed fairways, greens were fast and undulating, bunkers were not a nuiance, well placed oaks and pines disguised the surrounding subdivisions, and the staff was friendly and helpful,

Everything worked so well that if we lived in the area we would want to be members. We will definitely be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in excellent shape. The warm up area is fantastic now that it has been completed.
Greens excellent too!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Outstanding!

The course was in great shape. The greens were challenging. The overall look and feel of the course was great. Multiple elevations throughout.creating great views.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course for the price

Pretty fast greens that were impressively consistent
Nice tee boxes and fairways with a good layout made for a fun and entertaining round

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always fun to play

The course was in great condition with the greens rolling quite nicely. A little slow playing today as a fivesome was allowed to play in front of us.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amazing course and people!

Definitely a must play course. Everyone I know that has ever played this course enjoys it. Staff is always friendly and helpful. Such a pleasant all around great atmosphere. play it as often as you can, join it, if you can.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Course Excellent Conditions

Quick greens and plush tee boxes and fairways make for a challenging round of golf. Staff was very friendly and amenities were very good.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 45
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Outstanding Course

Magnificent conditions. Greens were perfect and fast, difficult to read. The fairways were plush and green. It couldn't of been a more perfect day for golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Windy City South

Play today with a great foursome: best friend, my son's best friend from out of town, and a new friend who joined us again after playing with us 2 days ago.
Wind 20 plus mph with Gusts close to 40. Greens and fairways in great condition. Wind didn't matter as we played match play per cart and still have fun in spite of the wind.
Kudos to the staff for having a course in great shape.

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

Nice course

Very nice greens, wide fairways very golfer friendly, a couple of challenging hole makes it fun as well, for the money nothing else in the local area compares. I belong to a Alabama country club, 10 handicap and really enjoy this course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good bang for the buck!

Fairways and greens were in great shape! Looks like this course was something special
In its day, but it could use some TLC around the edges (cart paths, rough, etc.).

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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