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4.5
590 Reviews (590)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
93.3%
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4.1
28 Reviews (28)
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Conditions
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Value
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort/Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6756 yards
Slope 132
Rating 72.1

Course Details

Year Built 2014
Golf Season Year round
Architect Chris Wilczynski (2014)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes, after 4 pm, members only
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Available Activities

Billiards

Reviews

4.5
590 Reviews (590)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 46
Patio Dining 11
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 78
Water Hazards 77
Undulating Greens 60
This course/club is great for:
Locals 65
Advanced Golfers 54
Entertaining Clients 43
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 58
Convenient to the City 44
In the 'Burbs 35

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Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice course with an easy layout

Nice overall course with a pretty easy layout. Pace of play was a bit slow though and there are a few back nine greens that need some maintenance. A pretty forgiving course with a few water challenges. You can get some deep drives in with nice mix of distance from the tees. Very friendly and helpful staff. Good course to work on some mechanics too, will return :)

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great option to the club

NIce layout - great condition - pace of play was 4:15 - good for that course.

A nice "easy warmup" course - short for women - you may want to jump back to the Copper tees.

Great burger at the Bahama Bar afterwards

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time playing

This was first time at this Lakewood course, extremely friendly staff, great facility to practice before the round, and course was in great shape.

Will look for future hot deals, since this course is almost twice the price of other deals in the area, but it is the winter season.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded

Probably the most playable course in the area and they must have sold a lot of memberships to the houses because it's always crowded and you really cant get on until much later in the day and the pace of play is slow. But it's a great course for a lousy golfers like myself

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Friendly and fun.

From the time I arrived everyone was exceptionally friendly and helpful. Course was in excellent shape and very playable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great designed golf course

Course was in excellent condition! Starter was very organized friendly!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
Previously Played

Shared cart for golfnow

Was super surprised to be told that I had to share a cart with a stranger during check in. And the shared cart seems to be applied to golfnow booking only. Most people had that their cart. The last time I played, I had my own cart. Won’t return until the pandemic is over. There are plenty other courses in the area that don’t force you to share cart wit stranger.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wonderful Course

Very enjoyable. Greens in great condition .. smooth and fast. Very fair layout with lots of room to recover from missed shots

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice day out

well maintained course with some interesting and picturesque holes. only negative is poor signage between holes and lots of distance from one to the next.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing

Extremely Disappointed.

Extremely disappointed with Esplanade. From the start this was very poor experience. The staff were extremely rude, as were the members. The starter was not friendly or welcoming at all. Rather, he was commenting about my playing partners shirt not being tucked in...?

The course was fairly wet from the previous days rain and was cart path only. Completely understandable. However, packing in as many groups as possible made the pace of play absolutely terrible. We were waiting 15-20 minutes per shot. We politely called the course Marshall who told us “it is what it is..” It took us over 2.5 hours to play a nine.

The course was decent, it was a fair layout. Greens were very slick and the pin positions were in ridiculous locations. There was no need for them to be this challenging.

Overall there are many other courses I’ve played and enjoyed here in this area. Very doubtful I’ll return.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Discrimination for golfnow guest

Course is good but not excellent. Green is getting bad and not doing good job on maintaining it.

I checked with golfnow regarding in sharing cart with strangers, they said no, it's not mandatory if cart fee is included.
However, I was forced to share a cart a couple minutes before tee time and divider isn't installed, we had to do that which wasn't installed properly.

Not friendly staffs!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Members Rude, Staff worse, course decent, layout unoriginal, and the greens were good.

Rude staff, particularly the starter. It seems to be a common issue for many Florida courses that unfortunately this course follows suit with. The starter acts as the face of your course and sets the tone for a golfers round, having rude/clueless staff is not the hallmark of a top tier course, take it from someone thats played across the country and the globe. Its hard to recommend or come back and play a course where your treated rudely. Having played Esplanade at Azario the previous day, I had positive expectation for the course, needless to say, this was a let down. As for the course, it was in good conditions, the green speed was good, the layout was unoriginal and posed little challenge from the tips. At the end of the day, for those who have chosen to read this, flip a coin, your odds of picking the outcome are about equal with whether you will have a positive experience. My recommendation would be to play Esplanade at Azario or another course, there are plenty of course at this price point within the area that offer more original layout, more beautiful layout, and while its hard to find, better staff. This course could simply fire their poor staff, but I wouldn't hold my breath.

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

Enjoyable Afternoon Round

Course was in very good shape. Wide open layout that lets you hit the driver. Played in 3-1/2 hours as a twosome on Monday afternoon.

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