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4.5
1276 Reviews (1276)
5 Stars
669
4 Stars
483
3 Stars
99
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
11
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.2
96.0%
Recommend this course
1209 out of 1276 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
130 Reviews (130)
5 Stars
78
4 Stars
50
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
130 out of 130 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
286 Reviews (286)
5 Stars
175
4 Stars
100
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
98.3%
Recommend this course
281 out of 286 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7309 yards
Slope 134
Rating 74.7
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The National at Ave Maria
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Course Details

Year Built 2020
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gordon G. Lewis (2020)

Rentals/Services

Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper Golf attire required.

Reviews

4.5
1276 Reviews (1276)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 7
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7

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Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 27
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best Greens around!

I’ve been in FL for the month of Feb… played a dozen courses paying $200 to $360… and the National had the best greens I played… and only paid $109. Always my favorite course IF you can get a tee time. It’s a must play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I love the course. Price is still reasonable but it’s a little out the way. I’m hoping I will be able to play next year but I think it’s going to be private..

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 33
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in great shape. Everything was as good as i had expected

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

It’s hard to find anything wrong with this course.

Do yourself a favor and come play this course before it goes private. The best greens I’ve ever putt on.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
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 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice track. Lotta water. Don't walk

Well maintained. Each hole is its own world, winding around cookie-cutter houses in various stages of construction. Some lengthy distances between holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The course is in great condition

Great layout. Excellent conditions. Fast and true greens. The community is in the middle of construction, but the course is pristine.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worth the ride

All around great experience from arrival to completion everyone was polite professional and helpful it's a bit out of the way but defiantly worth the drive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course in great shape!

Wish we lived closer - great course. Greens super shape and challenging. One suggestion - more bathrooms.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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 Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfection

Great condition despite the heavy play during peak season. A 4 hour Sunday round is on par for this time of year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
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 Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

National-Ave Maria

I like the course, however, LIKE ALL COURSES IN NAPLES, THEY CHURN THE HECK OUT OF GOLFERS DURING "SEASON". ALL of the courses in Naples ought to be ashamed of themselves for what they charge during season.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Very good course.

This was our first time here. The course was in very good shape, nice and open layout. The course is designed well, houses are built far enough from the fairways. There is lots of construction under way. My only comment - I never figured out if there is a system to be aware of the pin position.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

Worth the drive. Great course, and the greens are in excellent condition and roll true. Hard to find that in any public course in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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