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3.7
769 Reviews (769)
5 Stars
170
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
61
1 Stars
30
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.4
79.5%
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633 out of 769 reviews
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4.0
48 Reviews (48)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
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2 Stars
6
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
79.2%
Recommend this course
38 out of 48 reviews
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3.6
201 Reviews (201)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
91
3 Stars
43
2 Stars
22
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
73.1%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Executive
Par 63
Length 3852 yards
Slope 110
Rating 62.5
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Groves Golf Course at The Meadows Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arthur Hills (1987)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Spa

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis

Reviews

3.7
769 Reviews (769)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Brunch 8
19th Hole Specials 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 44
Undulating Greens 34
Narrow Fairways 30
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 39
Locals 25
Beginners 18
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 36
Near Local Attractions 14
In the 'Burbs 12

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Played On
Reviews 23
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 47
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 47
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

A Challenging Executive Course

The Groves is a challenging executive course. 17 of 18 holes have water penalty areas. Course has 1 par 5 and 9 par 4s with 8 par 3s. All 18 greens are crowned with steep side slopes and double tiered. Greens are average sized but their cowned shape makes them effectively smaller. The fairways and most of the tees are in good shape. Greens are average speed.. My only criticism of the course is that many of chipping and pitching areas around the crowned greens have many marginal to poor lies so if you miss a green with your approach you are likely to struggle finding a good lie as compared to private local courses that are better manicured around the greens.. Overall the Groves is a fun challenging executive course with pin placements that often requirie extreme precision shot making to score well.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
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
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Day at Groves

I have played this course many times. It is usually in very good condition given the often dry spells, hurricanes, etc. in Florida. While it is not a long or very difficult course, the greens are quite challenging (not just my opinion) and tend to make what look like "easy" par deceptively difficult.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Just OK

This is an executive course, Par 66 so only one par 5 and many par 3s. Even the par 4s are short, some are drivable. Greens were punched so not rolling true. Clubhouse is under construction so not open but will be nice when done. Price was right but not a big challenge.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

The game that wasn’t

Put us out on the back nine in the middle of a men’s league tournament resulting in our quitting after one hole. We would have been all day to play. They offered us the option of playing their other 18 holes if we played that back nine twice. We asked for and received our money back. Very disappointed with whole scenario. They should never have sent us out in the first place. Don’t know why we couldn’t have gone off the first hole. Maybe the men’s league had the whole course. Anyway it never should have happened.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging Short Course

Always fun to play at The Groves! Makes you realize a short course can make you reflect on what clubs to use.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 25
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 7
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

Course was challenging and in great condition. The Groves is one of three courses on the property but is fairly remote from the clubhouse which was our only complaint--no restrooms or food/drinks at the turn. We'll play this course again but come better prepared.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

As a beginner

Great course conditions. Lady at clubhouse was great, old dudes were rude and seemed put out if you asked a question.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 85
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Early November Saturday at the Groves Course at the Meadows

Even though I had back-to-back birdie 2s on the back,
my wife still beat me. Fun day!

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 85
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Saturday at the Meadows Groves Course!

I enjoy this course because it's just the right length for me. I actually had a couple back-to-back birdies on par threes on the back... but I still got beast by my wife! :-)

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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