Otter Creek Golf Course
|Yellow (W)||71||6141 yards||73.5||124|
|Black M: 72.9/125||374||389||552||203||542||181||467||397||417||3522||408||553||431||154||431||196||391||409||400||3373||6895|
|Tan M: 71.2/121||347||369||520||183||523||158||444||379||398||3321||397||531||414||138||409||171||374||389||377||3200||6521|
|Yellow M: 68.4/117 W: 73.5/124||330||349||460||169||502||149||424||364||375||3122||381||515||387||121||386||152||351||369||357||3019||6141|
|Green M: 65.8/111 W: 70.2/117||287||304||430||144||437||132||367||316||314||2731||334||440||308||102||357||131||316||329||309||2626||5357|
Available FacilitiesClubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities
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Really nice course for the money
Unfortunately, I played this course for the first time just after aeration of the greens and fairways. We all know how that is. Aside from that, the course was in very good shape. The greens were receptive, speed was average (maybe a 9). Fairways grass was a bit long, likely due to aeration? Water features and bunkers could be located in more strategic distance to tighten the links style course up a bit - personal opinion!
Club staff was very friendly and the golf shop has an adequate amount of merchandise. No ball markers for those who collect while traveling.
Definitely would recommend this course and I am looking forward to the next time I’m back in the area to play it again.
Way to compacted for such a well maintained course. They really need to work on improving sand.
The course layout and condition was great. We played with a great couple of guys we joined up with. The beverage cart was present often. The biggest improvement items are the golf carts and the bag drop. Nobody was at the bag drop and the pro shop individual said that they couldn’t touch others bags due to COVID. This is an obvious farce since the served drinks in the bar and had flags in the practice putting green, etc. Just using COVID as an excuse to provide less service and save labor cost. Just be honest. Also, the GPS on the carts takes away from the overall experience. The cart quits working when you get near a sand trap and other pre-designated spots and you can’t drive into another fairway to get a ball. Also, there is a constant flood of on screen advertising that prevents you from seeing the distances and hole layout but ensures you know the local realtor office and paint shops. I would still recommend the course to others. Just be aware of these impacts on your experience that you likely won’t have at other courses.
I've played over 500 different courses and have never been in a cart with a more obnoxious GPS system. The audio and video alarm went off more than 30 times. Not only is this an annoyance, but you continuously need to reset the display. Several times I had to back out of the middle of the fairway. Always beeping before reaching the cart off signs before the greens. Endless ads. I play golf to get rid of this type of stuff. Yes the course conditions were fine, but I'll never play this course again.
Nice friendly layout
This course is more of Links style course that’s friendly to all playing level. Couple holes have water that comes in play especially since it’s blind shot. Conditions were great and mixture of holes. I’d recommend for everyone looking for nice course that’s not gonna swallow up all your golf balls.
Nice value for $36 via Golf Now
I’ve played the course about 10 times. It’s always been in good condition, but it’s the best I’ve ever seen it right now. It’s fairly forgiving from the tee, and the greens are relatively flat. The greens are of medium speed, but roll well. #7 is the hardest hole, IMO. Approximately 470 yards from the tips, water on the right, deep rough on the left, a pond by the green for the approach, and almost always plays into the wind. The par 5’s, #3, #5, #11 are all solid but birdieable. All 4 par 3s are good golf holes-#12 is down hill and short. If it’s windy & the pin is back right, it’s tough to pick the right club. Definitely don’t want to be long there. If you can get a price in mid $30s, it’s definitely worth the trip.