The Eagles Golf Club - Lakes

4.3267000000 4.3 stars from 5 (202)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7005 yards
  • Slope: 135
  • Rating: 73.8
  • Layout

  • 11601 9 Eagles Dr, Odessa, FL 33556, Hillsborough County
  • (813) 920-6681, (813) 920-3351
  • (813) 852-1323
  • www.eaglesgolf.com
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Year built: 1970
Type: Public
Style: Traditional
Greens: Bermuda Grass
Fairways: Bermuda Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Pull-carts: No
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: No
GPS: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: No
Practice hole: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Proper Dress Required
Credit cards accepted: Visa, MC, Discover

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7005 yards 73.8 135
Blue 72 6568 yards 72.0 130
White 72 6188 yards 69.8 129
Gold (W) 72 5612 yards 72.3 125
Gold 72 5612 yards 66.7 123
Red (W) 72 5200 yards 69.8 124

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 4.3 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.2 stars from 5
Value: 4.4 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.2 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.4 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.3 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.1 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 202 Reviews
5 stars:
84
4 stars:
101
3 stars:
16
2 stars:
1
1 stars:
0

recommend this course

192 out of 201 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is worth the drive convenient to the city in the 'burbs   Great for advanced golfers wildlife/ scenic views locals   Challenges include water hazards bunkers forced carries   Great for drinks watching the game patio dining  

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Dennis1321730's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Great value for public course"


bkinged's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/07/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Being a member of a private club the condition of a course is very important. The condition of the course was very good. Fairways and greens were in nice condition - very green, little brown areas of areas in poor condition. The greens were rolling rather slow but that's not uncommon at public courses. Good value and nice layout. Lakes and mature trees made it pretty scenic. Would recommend to others.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



u064117996's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/07/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great course, really enjoyed playing here. Greens are in great condition. Ready of the course looks good considering the lack of rain. Fun, challenging course, would definitely recommend.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Great for every level"


rjsimon90's avatar
Age:  25-34
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Twice a year
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/05/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

First time golfing this course and we dont golf very much but this course is great. Its open for the rough golfer who's not in the fairway all the time and some great strategy holes as well. It is well kept and open to keep an eye on the ball


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Excellent greens"


laurietulk57's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/03/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Was very dry on fairways. Nobody on the course when we were there. A long drive from where we were staying in Bradenton. The Greens were excellent and the staff were friendly.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course




4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/02/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I don't recommend this course


"Oh the greens"


PeterGallant's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/01/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

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These were some of the best greens I have played in a while. We were told they were redone in the fall and boy did they roll great this course is exceptional value. Highly recommended


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



u139966910's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/24/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Very nice course in great condition"


Charles4338484's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/15/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

My only beef was that the greens were slow but they ran true.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Nice quick round."


ajvand0's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/30/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

played as a single and once I was allowed to play through on the 2nd tee by a friendly group had a open course to play at my speed. Finished in 3 hrs. Course was in great condition and was a fun course to play on. Some of the par 4's were a little too narrow with houses on each side, but overall the right amount of balance between fun and challenging.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Greens were in great shape"


John3090387's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/29/2017
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Reviewed on

Course was in great shape ,too bad my game wasn't ,tee boxes &s greens in great shape, would definitely recommend course to a friend to play,I played The Lakes


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"The Eagles haben zwei wundervolle Golfplätze"


Dinoschoenberg's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/28/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Beide Golfplätze, the Lakes und the Forest, sind zwei wunderbare Golfplätze. The Forste hat mehr Wald aber auch sehr viele Wasserhimdernisse. The Lakes ist offener und hat weniger Schatten. In den Seen kann man Aligatoren sehen, man sollte demnach nicht zu nahe als Wasser gehen. Läßt die Bälle im Wasser liegen, auf dem Flohmarkt gibt es 100 Stück für 5 Dollar.

Das Clubhaus hat eine sehr schöne Terrasse und das Personal ist super freundlich. Die Preise sind angemessen und wenn man Glück hat gibt es eine Special offer.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Had a great day"


mdwstrat's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  35-44
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/26/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Had a great day here, got paired up with some people and got along well, which is always nice. Tees, fairways, and greens were in good shape, no complaints. Rough and other areas were a bit brown, but certainly playable.

One sorta negative thing was that a couple of the guys insisted on playing the same tees as me, which they really weren't equipped to, which forced me to move forwards. Not a lot the course can do about that, but I've seen places where on the first tee there are little placards that indicate from what tee you should play based on handicap or whatever. I think that might have helped.

Anyways, would recommend this course!


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



Ksroy's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/22/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Golf get away"


up4golfrightnow's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/21/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

Had to change our tee times for this course with Golf Now and they were fantastic.

Glad we rebooked at the Eagles GC

Great time had by all four of us. Will book this course next visit!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Be able to place your shot"


Ginger2590317's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/15/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This is a course that requires you to place a shot. It's a challenging but fun course and has a nice view along the way. Pack something to eat if you're playing afternoons because the little hotdog stand isn't always there and you don't pass the clubhouse when you make the turn from 9 to 10.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Eagles - Lakes"


u000005715691's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  25+

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/10/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Enjoyed a great round. Starter was rather unfriendly and a little confused, causing us to delay our start, and then requiring us to come back to Starter station at turn for verification??


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"First time at Eagles"


Csprague66's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/10/2017
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Reviewed on

Had a great round. Staff was great and the course was in good shape. I will be back!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Course Condition & Staff Friendliness"


Wildwood1871's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/08/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great course layout and well maintained. The staff was the best I have encountered in some time. They me in the parking lot with my cart as I drive up to park.

Great Customer Service!!!!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Play this course"


u7280416's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/07/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

Greens were awesome and true rolled great! Fairways and tee boxes were in very good condition, great value for your money and you will definitely want to come back! First time playing this course and the only drawback would just be the amount of leaves on the course which is not really much of an issue! I'll be sure to come back! Great course! For under 50$


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course



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