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3.5
850 Reviews (850)
5 Stars
163
4 Stars
339
3 Stars
203
2 Stars
82
1 Stars
63
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.9
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.2
73.0%
Recommend this course
643 out of 850 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.2
98 Reviews (98)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
14
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
3.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
66.3%
Recommend this course
65 out of 98 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.3
181 Reviews (181)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
59
3 Stars
39
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
23
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
66.9%
Recommend this course
121 out of 181 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Resort
Par 36
Length 3485 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Editor's Note: Course closed for business. See Bluewater Bay Golf Club listing.

Course Details

Year Built 1981
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1981) Jerry Pate (1981)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Marina, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.5
850 Reviews (850)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 23
Watching the Game 10
Amazing Food 9
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 47
Bunkers 38
Narrow Fairways 24
This course/club is great for:
Locals 30
Playing Multiple Courses 27
Seniors 25
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 29
Worth the Drive 19
In the 'Burbs 15

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Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pro's and Con's

Pro:
1. Played alone with no one in front of me.
2. Played two balls on most holes. Lot's of practice.

Con:
1. Cart paths only. Wasn't really necessary as the only standing water I saw was on a few areas of cart path.
2. All traps were wet and too firm to hit out of. Couple of traps had standing water.

Suggestion:
Need an extra trailmarker to get to Marsh 9th hole. Luckily a resident steered me in right direction.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pro's and Con's

Con's
1. Greens aerated recently, not fully recovered.
2. Lot's of fairway patches that were devoid of grass.

Pro's
1. Plenty of roll as day was dry.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
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 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 23
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lots of improvements from years ago!

The greens were very good, but lots of bad areas in fairways- looks like they are doing lots of improvements though- keep up the good work. Will want to play it again

Everything closed when we finished at 3 pm- would like to be able to get a little snack or something to drink!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Goat Ranch

This course is the definition of a goat ranch. Rude staff, no bar, no driving range. No thanks.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course Conditions Poor

The course conditions were very poor. Greens were horrible, many burnt-out and bare spots. The price was cheap but I have played this course several times before in prior years and the course was in good condition. It is in terrible shape now.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 34
2.0
Verified Purchaser

Such a shame

Great course layout
Empty club house
No restaurant
Green some good some not
Tee boxes need of a lawnmower
Fairways need grass
On course rest rooms poor
Looks like this course is just about ready to close.
Such a shame

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Layout is fine in few weeks the grass will have grown. It's between the rye dying g and the Bermuda Taking over, would play again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Enjoyable!

Yes, the conditioning is a little on the shabby side, but it requires skill to position the ball off the tee in order to have a clear shot into the smallish greens. The low fees, great staff and perfect weather made our first round in five months thoroughly enjoyable!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value

Course was obviously immaculate in it’s day. But seems neglected now. It needs some TLC but is priced right in the interim. A few greens were very nice and others were not so healthy. Hardly anyone out there so pace was good.

Clubhouse has no amenities. Staff was friendly.

Narrow fairways. Holes are all renumbered due to renovation. So your gps watch is worthless. No reflectors on flags so laser finders won’t work either. Most holes have a plaque at 100 and 150. Only a few sprinklers are marked. So all yardage is guess work.

Good value for the money

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Value

Course was in good shape….only a couple greens and fairways were not the best. Little odd layout, because the development is under construction to add housing. The work does not impact the quality of the holes, its just the sequence of holes played. Your GPS will not work and there is no driving range.

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

Nice Course

I know the course needs some work it has some nice holes and it’s fun to golf on. Price was right too I’ll be going back for another round

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

What’s going on

The club house was empty, wasn’t sure if they were out of business or what? Inside staff personnel were very nice and helped us understand the course layout. NO starter.

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