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4.2
119 Reviews (119)
5 Stars
81
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.2
Value
3.9
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
80.2%
Recommend this course
102 out of 119 reviews
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4.1
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
3.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.5
70.6%
Recommend this course
12 out of 17 reviews
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4.0
21 Reviews (21)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.6
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
71.4%
Recommend this course
15 out of 21 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 7270 yards
Slope 128
Rating 73.7

The Melreese golf course at International Links is where Tiger Woods made his first professional appearance in south Florida. The championship course, which has six sets of tees, features rolling fairways and large, undulating greens. It is a tight golf course featuring five lakes that come into play on 14 holes. To make up for the damages caused by Hurricane Andrew, the golf course has been outfitted with replanted tall live oak and palm trees that can affect shots. There are also nearly 100 sand bunkers present on the course. The Melreese course's signature hole is the par-4 14th, which is nicknamed "Heartbreak Ridge." It has water alongside the right side of the fairway all the way from the tee to the green, and it requires an approach shot past water to an island green. The International Links facility also offers a lighted driving range and putting green.

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Course Details

Year Built 1961
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2018 #22)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Florida (2015 #11)

Reviews

4.2
119 Reviews (119)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Amazing Food 19
Drinks 19
Patio Dining 11
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 18
Water Hazards 18
Bunkers 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 16
Advanced Golfers 13
Instruction 11
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
Near the Airport 19

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Don't miss this course

Fun course no matter your ability. The fairways and greens are in exellent shape. The pro, John Reed and staff are always friendly and the food is outstanding in a private club setting. Best value in Miami. Go play!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf Should Not Take 5 Hours

Pace of play was ridiculously slow and nobody was monitoring the foursome that had 2 open holes in front of it for the last 12 holes.

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

Good for the money

Thru the years I have played this course many times and this was probably not the best.
T boxes where not in good shape as were the greens and I remember eating one of the best burgers in Miami. Thats also gone. The restaurant was full of flies even with the AC on; but again it was good for the money.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Horrible Service and Mediocre Golf

I had a 3:00 tee time and did not get out until 3:40. Did not get so much as an apology or anything just bad excuses. The front nine is extremely forgettable and the nine has a few decent holes but the course is not in very good condition. Greens were slow, rough was awful, and the fairs were meh. The pace of play was horrible as I had the pace for almost a five hour round. I got yelled at by an employee saying don't go off the cart path when I literally stayed on the cart path the whole round. Overall I would recommend Crandon, Normandy, Biltmore, Miami Shores over here. Never been treated so poorly and I play a lot of golf.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Awesome

I played this horse for the first time greens were punched 3 weeks ago however they have come back nicely Fairways excellent shape. I highly recommend this course. Check the flags if the flag is up stay below the flag greens are fast

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great virus response

By far the best Virus response by any local course. Ball actually has to drop in the cup. It’s a great value if you get the Premier card.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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