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3.8
522 Reviews (522)
5 Stars
109
4 Stars
176
3 Stars
125
2 Stars
53
1 Stars
59
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
80.8%
Recommend this course
368 out of 522 reviews
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3.9
113 Reviews (113)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
79.6%
Recommend this course
90 out of 113 reviews
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3.9
174 Reviews (174)
5 Stars
55
4 Stars
70
3 Stars
32
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.8%
Recommend this course
144 out of 174 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6515 yards
Slope 133
Rating 70.9

Formerly known as Royal Tee Golf Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gordon G. Lewis (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy 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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Lounge

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.8
522 Reviews (522)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 25
Patio Dining 11
Watching the Game 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 52
Bunkers 29
Forced Carries 22
This course/club is great for:
Locals 25
Seniors 22
Playing Multiple Courses 21
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 37
Worth the Drive 11
In the 'Burbs 9

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Reviews 105
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Mopadre

The course was absolutely in perfect condition. The greens were good and the fairways were good. Some tee boxes were a little less than good. I love the layout but the drainage problem is HUGE. We were almost up to the floorboards with the water on the cart path. It was cart path only, and it was so hot and so humid that it was really a sauna. We quit after nine, and they graciously gave us a 9-hole rain check.
I don't think we'll play again without asking if it's a cart path only day. We lost several balls in standing water. The course was beautiful but access to the course was not.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
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Horrible

Course was in extremely poor condition, greens were nice but all else was terrible. If you weren’t in the fairway it’s a good chance you lost the ball. Rough was extremely overgrown and under water.. Huge irrigation problem and cart path only. Not a fun day at all.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course needs to be better maintained. Several tee boxes were in rough shape and the grass is too high just off of the fairways. Far too many weeds around the greens.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was soggy in spots and the rough was a bit tall. Thiss was VERY understandable considering how rain we have been getting. Best bet is to stay in the fairway. If you do that, it’s a very plea to place to play.
PS liked the 19th hole a lot

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Terrible Course Conditions

Almost all holes we’re water logged; tee boxes were gross; fairways and aprons gross with weeds.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Enjoyable

Played 7/13/21. Overall nice experience, course getting better and better despite being very wet from recent heavy rains. Young man in pro shop friendly, cart guys were excellent. Greens were good, rolled faster than usual. Need to clean up some forced carries… can’t see fairway from back tee on queen 6 or green from back tee on queen 7. Should be really good when summer rains are over.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

great condition

Lots of water challenges. The course is in excellent condition. Pace of play was relaxed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

They have it ALL!!

This is my GO TO track! Quite honestly like all courses there’s areas that are a bit rough but overall this place and it’s staff and most importantly the courses (3 separate 9’s) are all drastically different and no 2 holes the same. You can score great or have your butt handed to ya quickly on a hole so play wise but feel free to go for it if you’re an advanced stick. The tee boxes are all in good shape. The greens, every one of them are lush and depending on the weather and cut they can be sluggish to quite slippery and speedy and they will break in spots so heads up! The food is AWESOME and affordable with a fantastic chef so try anything as you won’t be disappointed. The cart girls have everything you need and you’ll see them frequently which is fantastic and they are so nice. Now let’s cover the staff…… they are the absolute finest folks in town. They care, they help and are on the ball when it comes to getting a cart right to your car so tip these great guys and gals as they’re top notch! And granted it may not be of the elite clubs in Florida I’d never trade these people or the great golf for the arrogant and downright rudely overpriced other courses in SWFL. Nobody deserves how others treat us local’s to spit on us for the snowbird money. At Cape Royal they are always grateful to have you play and dine outside or in the awesome bar. So get on here and book a round or 10!! Best in the Cape!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 105
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Mopadre

Since it's the rainy season here in Florida, the course was a little soft, but I didn't see as much of a drainage problem as there has been, but some of the cart paths are like low water crossings at times. The course has some beautiful holes, and some challenging holes and I think it plays well for all levels of golfers with the tee boxes, etc.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Long course with lots of water

Played the Prince and King courses from the blues, definitely felt like a longer course than my usual executive par 60; even the par 3's were long. There's water on every hole, usually denoted by palm trees where it starts and ends, unless it's super obvious. Be accurate off the tees, or bring a dozen balls, your choice!

Greens were in great shape, a little fast, but it's been pretty dry lately. Fairways were similarly nice, but the rough was a bit more... well, rough. Grass was spotty and clumped in the rough; sometimes, your ball would lay up against a clump of grass and the rough shot was much harder, sometimes it was almost like hitting out of the fairway.

One thing to note, there was no water on course, just at the clubhouse. If it's hot, which it was when I played, make sure to get yourself an extra cup of ice.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

I liked it

Overall the course is playing well. Greens rolled smooth, Fairways and tee boxes were in good shape. I was looking forward to trying the Surf Board Golf cart. I had watched the video and signed the waiver, but upon arriving, the man in the clubhouse said none of them were working.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Weeds and Grass

Nice course. Very helpful and friendly staff. I didn't want to bring my clubs with on this trip so I rented clubs. Unfortunately I didn't look at what I was renting. I think because all the other rentals at other courses were great. These not so great. All hibrids, I never hit hibrids, so I used the driver, putter, and PW. I used my buddies clubs for in between shots. So clubs sucked in my opinion. I could have paid $45 for the better clubs or they could have just had better choice of clubs.
Course was nice, water everywhere. Challenging. Fairways were a mix of grass and weeds, so your ball sometimes still moves as your hitting it. Greens were nice. Fast. Fairways had a lot of roll. Overall not a horrible course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not the best but great fun!

Course is in poor condition in the areas that don’t really matter. As an example the tee boxes have little grass and many weeds. For the most part the course is just fine. I’ll definitely be back.

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