RedTail Golf Club

4.3441000000 4.3 stars from 5 (587)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7152 yards
  • Slope: 141
  • Rating: 75.1
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Proper attire is required.

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7152 yards 75.1 141
Blue 72 6768 yards 73.2 132
White 72 6225 yards 70.6 125
Gold (W) 72 5499 yards 72.0 130
Red (W) 72 5135 yards 70.2 118

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 4.3 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.3 stars from 5
Value: 4.4 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.8 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.3 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.5 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.2 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 587 Reviews
5 stars:
318
4 stars:
189
3 stars:
55
2 stars:
14
1 stars:
11

recommend this course

534 out of 584 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is worth the drive in the 'burbs convenient to the city   Great for advanced golfers wildlife/ scenic views locals   Challenges include bunkers forced carries water hazards   Great for drinks patio dining 19th hole scenic views  

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"Greens aeration"


JohnnyA1976's avatar
Age:  35-44
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/23/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

I booked and I did not see the aeration notice for any side after traveling 50 miles I get with the surprise It's a shame a course so challenging and very good semi-private design does not have the courtesy to warning on the website ,the bunker needs some work, and one machine with water and ice working tha is the only hydration you have in all

Course.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I recommend this course


"Red Tail"


lthames's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  Don't know

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/14/2017
Previously played Used cart

Reviewed on

Despite recent heavy rains, the fairways were fairly dry but we still had to use cart-paths only. That was understandable because you don't want to tear up the fairways before they have had a chance to dry out. Still, cart-paths only wore us out toward the end of our round, mainly because of the humidity and the fact that we kept hitting our drives to the OTHER side of the fairway from the cart paths. We were not happy that the greens had been aerated and sanded recently, making putting an adventure as to direction and speed. The two-put rule was in effect, we just had trouble getting to the greens in regulation. Love the terrain, scenery and wildlife that abound on the course. Sometimes, golf is not just about getting birdies and pars (forget eagles for me) and this course adds to the ambience of good friends and enjoyment of the outdoors and the game. Play on!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Red Tail GC"


Mike6835963's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/11/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The rain has really helped the course a lot. The greens are in great shape and a plenty fast and fair. The fairways are coming along as well. Look forward to becoming a member soon.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



Erskine6678413's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/11/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Pace of play and staff friendliness"


fdhier09's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/28/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I will say tha course is always in great condition!

The staff always seems to be stuffy and the pace of play was slow on a very hot day


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average


I recommend this course


"Nice course. Rude staff"


GuyLefty's avatar
Top 250 Contributor
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/28/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

First and last time playing. Course nice. Arrive ahead of my tee time, go to drop off bag no one in sight. Go to golf shop young lady in there give her my tee time she looked lost. Then a guy comes in I assume is the manager rude as can be I'm trying to figure where to go since first time. No starter. No chipping for non members. Have no clue where to go or who to pair up with. Finally went out by my self on a packed course. Bad first impression.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course




4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/21/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Nice Course"


u602042985's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/15/2017
First time playing Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I am new to Central Florida and this was my first time playing Red Tail. Despite the drought that has been impacting the area, the course was in relatively good shape. The greens were especially in good condition, as compared to those on other local courses we've recently played. Red Tail offered a variety of hazards (i.e. sand, water, tall rough) on many of the holes that caused us to have to consider where we were hitting rather than just "driving away" off the tee. That made for a thinking experience and club selection decisions that many of the other local courses we've played simply don't offer. As a senior high handicapper, I did find some of the some holes to be challenging but, thankfully, there were enough other holes that were more open and allowed us to recover so, overall, it was a fair experience. I found Red Tail to be one of the nicer courses I've played in the Central Florida area and definitely would like to play there again.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great course with bad course management"


u000002180060's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/11/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I love this golf course but yesterday was a joke. It started with 5 women playing best ball who thankfully waved us through on the 2nd hole. From 2-6 there were no other golfers. When we reached 7 the waiting began. On every hole to the end, the group in front of us was on the tee. On the par 5 12th hole, there were 4 groups on that hole alone. While it's expected that there would be waiting if you are a twosome, but this was extreme. It took 3 and a half hours to play holes 7-18. On a Thursday afternoon in 95 degree heat, that is not acceptable!


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Tough course"


u000005652005's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/06/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Love this course however is on the tough side. There are some difficult holes and you can lose some balls (you will find some also).

Always in excellent shaft and greens are very true.

A great value for 49.00 bucks.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"need to get this course in better shape!"


u000007141846's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/04/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We have been playing Redtail since it was private. It is a great layout tough but playable. Unfortunately it was hard as a rock and not much grass on the fairways. The greens wouldn't hold even a super high wedge into them and that was frustrating. With the pricing it was worth the drive over. We will continue to play it and hope they can get it in better shape!!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



michael1779247's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/30/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Challenging Course"


uIWME3923IW's avatar
Top 1000 Contributor
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/25/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Course was in very good condition. They had sanded the greens recently but they still putted good. A few blind shots that I didn't care for but overall, a good experience.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"great track"


thatch's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/24/2017
Previously played Used cart Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

bunkers need more sand. tees good, greens good. fairways need overseeding! vr rthin and sketchy.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



u1477355's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/23/2017
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 recommend this course


"Much improved."


uTMLM7503TM's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/17/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Condition of course much better than last year. Had course to our selves. With more water on the fairway this would be an exceptional course. Terrific value. Hope the increased building activity doesn't take it off Golfnow. If you haven't played it yet, your missing a good track!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



ckmontg's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/16/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


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


"Its nice until the end"


SOUTHRIDGE's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/06/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Red Tail to me has always been sort of a "fancy-smancy" golf course. It caters to the well to do people and thats fine, nothing wrong with that, I wish I were well to do...lol. We play in the summer mostly when rates are lower and its not so crowded. My problem is when you're done playing and going out to your car to unload your cart, theres always some guy out there who insists on helping you unload your gear. This drives me nuts. I like to take my time, I'm in no rush, and I wish they would just go away. I don't need my clubs wiped off, I don't need my bag loaded for me, I don't need my drink handed to me, and I don't need any help with anything. They act like if they're not out there I might steal the cart or something. Other than that, its a nice place and very challenging.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Disappointed after reading all the good reviews."


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

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/03/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Good layout very poorly conditioned. Staff vey unfriendly. Wife waiting for me in Pro Shop no one acknowledged her or even spoke to her. They seem to want your money but not you. Would not drive far or pay more than the $25 we paid to play this course.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course


"Glad I played"


u000004814940's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  0-4

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/31/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather

Reviewed on

The course on the whole was good value for the money. Have been wanting to play this course for some time and finally made the drive from Orlando north to play. Course is in a great community lots of elevation changes and the greens played fast and true. Fairways were in OK shape and the pace of play was steady. All in all a good course. Private course gone semi private. If the price is right its worth the drive.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



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