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3.3
296 Reviews (296)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
102
3 Stars
77
2 Stars
39
1 Stars
29
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.7
Layout
3.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
69.8%
Recommend this course
209 out of 296 reviews
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3.4
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.8
Layout
3.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.9
73.3%
Recommend this course
22 out of 30 reviews
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3.2
111 Reviews (111)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
36
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
14
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.5
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
66.7%
Recommend this course
74 out of 111 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 64
Length 4545 yards
Slope 117
Rating 64.2
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The Palms Golf Club at Forest Lakes
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Course Details

Year Built 2015
Fairways Tif-eagle Grass
Greens Celebration Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gordon G. Lewis (2015)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range 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

Food & Beverage

Reviews

3.3
296 Reviews (296)
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Reviews 10
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

bsbaretta

Good value. No one on course early. Greens in good shape. Tee boxes are rough. Will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Palms Golf Club at Forrest Lakes

Tee boxes are very rough.
Several areas of weeds and bare grass in fairways.
Greens were in very good condition.
Good pace of play.
Too many consecutive Par 3's on back nine.
Concession/bar area after round was very good.
Bar Tender was extremely nice!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser

It was ok

Tee boxes are pretty destroyed sets up bad for your tee shot.. layout is pretty good needs work

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/05/2021

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great for all skill levels!!!

Wife and I enjoy this course on a regular basis. Great to golf with some buddies with varying skill levels too. Course layout is uniquely conformed to the surroundings.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great shorter course

Palms is longer than an executive course but a couple short of a full course. The greens are great, playable almost immediately after the Florida rains durning the summer months. Great maintenance and the clubhouse offers a full bar after your round!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Abandoned?

This is not a golf course. This is simply a bunch of uncut farm land with a couple flags here and there. I am currently on the golf course as I write this review because this is beyond embarrassing. Truly can’t believe this “course” is open - save your 20 bucks and go grab a drink. I wish I could give zero stars.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/30/2021

I am not sure what course you are speaking of. We have plenty of grass in the fairways and the greens are fast and true. AS you can tell from the last post the golf course is in great shape and players love playing the property. Instead of writing something that is not true you are more than welcome to call myself at the club to discuss. Sven Nelson General Manager The Palms Golf Club. 941.388.7241

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Best Value

Course is in great shape. Understanding that this time of year course maintenance is happening. Greens are fast and true, grass in the fairways and a great staff. I would recommend this course to anyone that is looking for fast fun golf

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course great staff

I played this course last week and enjoyed the layout and the condition. It seems they have survived the long dry spell we have had, Look forward to playing this course again and can only expect better things. The personnel running the facility were fun to deal with. They made me fell right at home.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Goat Track

With greens this tiny you would think they would be easily maintained, but they are more bouncy than a trampoline. Then again looking at the rest of the course I can't imagine a maintenance budget exists. Tee Boxes resemble lido key beach with all the sand on them. Scorecard is a piece of paper. If the course matched the staff they would have something there, but dont count on me playing that one ever again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/13/2021

The greens at the Palms Golf Club are some of the best in the area. Yes sand on the tee boxes but during this time of year you are going to do that with fertilizer to expedite the growth of Bermuda grass which is proper maintenance procedures during the summer months. If you are going to write a bad review of the course make sure it is accurate!!! Get all the details correct instead of belittling a great property!!!

Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

June 11 review

The course was OK it was very little grass mostly weeds and the back nine really had too many part threes but the price was reasonable and the staff was very friendly

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/30/2021

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting The Palms Golf Club At Forest Lakes, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always friendly, good for a quick round.

Course is in pretty good shape. Greens are in good condition. Great course to work on short game, the back nine is mostly par 3. Pace of play in summer is good, you can always skip slower players if someone is in front, no one is up tight here like some courses

. They have a bar if you drink, putting green, driving range for your irons. Staff always friendly. It’s a little pricey for the type of course it is, but I still play here from time to time for the convenience and being able to play a round in less than two hours.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 08/30/2021

Hello, we appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at The Palms Golf Club At Forest Lakes. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tough ride

Course is in very rough shape. Played 18 in 2 hours.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/30/2021

Hi, we’re sorry to hear of your less-than-satisfactory experience and hope you will accept our sincerest apologies.

We value our customers' opinions and would like to make things right and determine how we can provide a solution that makes you smile.

Please contact us directly at the pro shop. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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