Golf Advisor Icon
Rating Index Rating
Tooltip Information Icon
2.5
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
2.2
Value
2.5
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
2.9
27.3%
Recommend this course
3 out of 11 reviews
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
2.1
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
1.7
Value
2.1
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
3.4
14.3%
Recommend this course
1 out of 7 reviews
Read Reviews
Average Rating
Avg Rating
2.5
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
2.2
Value
2.5
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
2.9
27.3%
Recommend this course
3 out of 11 reviews
Read Reviews

About

Holes 9
Type Private
Par 36
Length 3519 yards
Slope 126
Rating 36.7
Book a Tee Time at
Sugarmill Woods Country Club
Powered by GolfNow.com

Course Details

Year Built 1979
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Garl (1979)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Lounge, Locker Rooms

Reviews

2.5
11 Reviews (11)
Advanced Filters
Overall Rating
Recommended
Handicap
Age
Type of Golfer
Gender
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Stay away.

Staff is rude and course is probably the worst I’ve ever played. Should be illegal to even charge people. Greens are not greens. Mud and weeds are the greens. Wanna be country club that obviously are failing to give up.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very Disappointed

Came from out-of-town, figured $45.00 for a 1:00pm. tee-time, would be fair price for a decent golf course. Boy was I wrong. This is not a golf course, its a goat farm. Tee boxes poor, fairways as bad, cart path is like driving with three flat tires, greens non existent. I have played many courses in Florida and this is by far is the worst kept course I have played in years and I've played some dozzies!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

nothing special

First the guy in the pro shop was the rudest person i have ever met in the service industry. He claimed not to have my name in the tee sheet and insisted i call golf now to get my reservation number! I play a different golf course every week and NO ONE has ever asked me for the confirmation number, second the cart was a piece of crap, no windshield, holes in the cart seat, and the straps would not lock to hold my clubs had to use my golf bag strap to keep the bag on the cart. and lastly more than 3 of the greens were just sand! i would not play this course again even if it was free.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

What happened?

Course was great six months ago. Right now they didn't oversees so fairways, teebox's and rough in poor condition. Greens are in decent shape. I was told they didn't want to oversees so as not to hurt greens and once weather warms they're gonna put full press on getting tees, fairways and rough back in shape. For $21 hot deal not bad price, but don't expect much!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

18 holes, mislabeled as 9-hole on Golfnow!

I can't believe previous reviews, what course were they playing?? Very nice layout, hilly, occasional homes on one side of fairway so kinda feel like out in nature (not like typical florida course with homes next to each other yards from both sides of fairway). Too be honest, I was pleasantly surprised after taking a chance after reading other recent reviews. Great layout, fairways in decent shape, no standing water. Don't recall having to tickle ball even once to find grass on fairways. Greens, other than 1 or 2, were in good condition, with the other 2 being worked. Tee boxes were decent, well groomed, no bare spots that I can recall (I played blues). Can tell they are coming back. Can't comment on traps as I wasn't in one:). Ok, cart paths need tlc, but it's an older course, I wouldn't kill them over this! I would put this course in the 4 star group with the likes of southern woods, hernando oaks, etc to name a few. I've played some 3 stars in the area in the past year that I wouldn't even consider stepping foot on again (i.e. River Ridge, Oak Hills, etc). With some more tlc I could see this course getting to the 4 1/2 star range. For the $23 hot deal, was well worth it. Certainly 5-star is possible but that's rarified air and would take quite a bit of investment in facilities, cart paths, etc.! Bottom line, I will be going back!! Please don't let other reviews scare you, try it out and see for yourself. On second thought, don't, it was easy to get tee time and hardly no one there, so I'm gonna enjoy it whilst I can:)

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Disappointed

This course was probably beautiful at one time, not anymore. Had high expectations after reading course discription, hopefully they will put some money back into the course before it totally gets away from them.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 41
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Don't do it.

I was excited when I booked this tee time. This was once a private course and typically they are well-groomed and plush, not the case here. The cart paths are GONE and the carts are old and worn out. About 2/3 of the tee boxes were trashed. Sand traps had more grass than sand. About 1/3 of the greens were nasty, some were nice so this is very confusing to me. The fairways were the best part of this course. Most were actually very nice. BUT THE ROUGH, OMG. The rough was high, uncut, sometimes sparse, and totally unplayable. It is like they quit taking care of the rough completely. Plus there was no second cut. You could be a few inches off the fairway and penalized drastically. They also used to offer 3 nine-hole tracts and you made different combinations to create an 18 hole round. But they have totally closed one tract to play. I feel sorry for the homeowners. I do hope they are able to get the course back in shape, but I won't returning to play until improvements are made.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Nearby Courses
Homosassa, Florida
Public
3.9254666667
42
Brooksville, Florida
Resort
4.4622352941
815
Brooksville, Florida
Resort
3.9810823529
678
Brooksville, Florida
Resort
4.0
1
Crystal River, Florida
Resort
3.9220294118
384
Lecanto, Florida
Public
0.0
0
Hernando, Florida
Semi-Private
2.9480333333
29
Golf Packages
FROM $167 (USD)
ORLANDO, FL | Enjoy 2 nights' accommodations at Mission Inn Resort & Club and 2 rounds of golf at Mission Inn Resort & Club - El Campeon & Las Colinas Courses.
FROM $77 (USD)
ORLANDO, FL | Enjoy 2 nights' accommodation at The Lodge at Orange County National and 3 rounds of golf at Celebration Golf Club, Orange County- Crooked Cat and Orange County- Panther Lake.
FROM $167 (USD)
ORLANDO, FL | Enjoy 3 nights' accommodations at SpringHill Suites or TownePlace Suites and 3 rounds of golf at Celebration Golf Club, Orange County National, and Walt Disney World Golf.
FROM $197 (USD)
ORLANDO, FL | Enjoy 1 nights' accommodation at Bay Hill Lodge and 1 round of golf at Bay Hill Club.
FROM $107 (USD)
ORLANDO, FL | Enjoy 2 nights' accommodation at Tuscana Resort Orlando and 3 rounds of golf at Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course, Palm Golf Course and Lake Buena Vista Golf Course.
Now Reading
New Cookie Policy
WE AND OUR PARTNERS USE COOKIES ON THIS SITE TO IMPROVE OUR SERVICE, PERFORM ANALYTICS, PERSONALIZE ADVERTISING, MEASURE ADVERTISING PERFORMANCE, AND REMEMBER WEBSITE PREFERENCES. BY USING THE SITE, YOU CONSENT TO THESE COOKIES. FOR MORE INFORMATION ON COOKIES INCLUDING HOW TO MANAGE YOUR CONSENT VISIT OUR COOKIE POLICY.
CONTINUE