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4.5
71 Reviews (71)
5 Stars
45
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.5
93.1%
Recommend this course
65 out of 71 reviews
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4.4
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.8
93.8%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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4.4
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.7
88.2%
Recommend this course
45 out of 51 reviews
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Reunion Resort & Club: Watson

About

Holes 18
Type Private/Resort
Style Parkland
Par 72
Length 7154 yards
Slope 141
Rating 74.9

Previously known as The Independence Course at Reunion Resort.

Course Details

Year Built 2004
Fairways Tifeagle Grass
Greens Tifeagle Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Watson (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Grill, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Spa, Locker Rooms

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
71 Reviews (71)
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very good but

Rough around the edges re waste areas and residential construction. Takes away from scene. Way above average for central Florida.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Extremely fun round

Loved the layout of course with sloped fairways and double tiered greens. Greens ran a bit slow as they were recently punched but ball still rolled well. Pace of play excellent even after a morning tournament.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Watson Course

Course was in great condition, great experience, they have plenty of water, staff was very nice, pace of play was great. The course is difficult, but had 5 sets of tees to choose from. Driving range may need some work.
I highly recommend this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather

Surprisingly underwhelming

So I am not saying this is a bad course by any means, the layout was challenging, staff was friendly but I was surprised that a course that charges what they do to normally play would not be in PRISTINE condition. I always thought these were the premier courses in the area but I can't say that they are based on what I saw. I am only grading the way I am based on what the expectations were because of the price and reputation.
Championsgate GC and Southern Dunes which are truly public and less expensive are in better shape in my opinion and a much better value for the money. I'd play it again if it was cheaper, I only played it because I caught a hot deal on Golfnow.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 34
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic Scenic Layout

Absolutely beautiful layout. Everything about the design was truly outstanding. The design of the greens was interesting and challenging, to say the least. Only detractor on the course was the lack of watering on many brownout areas. I guess understandable with the lack of rain this time of the year. I got a great rate here, but would not pay the $130 fee I saw before. I was told in the pro shop $130 was a cheap rate for this course. Can’t imagine paying more.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

I expected more

Its nice place, greens rolled well, but I expected better overall conditions for late-April in Florida. Pace of play was an issue as it took nearly 3 hours to play the back nine. I expected a bit more for the price but its not like I wouldn't play it again, its just not high on the replay list.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Really good course! But lot of sand.

1st time played here, Played white tees, It is really a pretty good course, Lot of sand and pretty easy to get into it but it's also pretty wide open for the most part. I thot it was fun and enjoyed the course,

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 68
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
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

Cart Girl

Best cart girl in Orlando! Impeccable memory! Courteous, professional and witty demeanor! The course is coming along just fine! Seemed a little dry this time out, but I'm sure it will be up to par when the spring rolls around!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 28
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 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great layout and challenging.

Loved how the course blended into the terrain. A lit of elevation changes (for Orlando area) and undulating fairways. Some dead spots on fairways and near greens.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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