Sandpiper Golf Club - Lakes/Palms Course

3.6798000000 3.7 stars from 5 (228)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6428 yards
  • Slope: 125
  • Rating: 71.0
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6428 yards 71.0 125
White 72 6037 yards 71.0 119
Green 72 5435 yards 66.1 117
Red (W) 72 5089 yards 69.0 119

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 3.7 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.6 stars from 5
Value: 4.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.3 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.2 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.8 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.3 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 228 Reviews
5 stars:
42
4 stars:
108
3 stars:
51
2 stars:
17
1 stars:
10

recommend this course

194 out of 228 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city in the 'burbs worth the drive   Great for locals seniors playing multiple courses   Challenges include bunkers water hazards narrow fairways   Great for drinks brunch dinner  

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mrporky420'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: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Very disappointed"


rw92lf's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/03/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

All was going well till we got to Par 3 tee on the lakes course, As we were preparing to tee off suddenly a tractor drove in front of the green and started mowing the area surrounding the green. This wet on for about 10 minutes, Destroyed the speed of play and ruined what should have been a decent round of golf. After we finished the hole we spoke to the operator and realized he didn't speak any English. Never the less he should be trained in golf courtesy. When we left the green the operator continued to mow around the green forcing the group behind us to skip the hole. After completing the round we complained to the golf shop attendant and really got no satisfaction. My golf partner refuses to play the Sandpiper golf course again.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"close to home"


u000007861946's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/29/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We played the Palms and Lakes course, we prefer the Palms and Oaks.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Wonderful!"


diversetimes's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  Don't know

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/28/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Had wonderful time on a great golf course. Always enjoy playing Sandpiper. Some holes are easier than others, but the greens are always fast and there are no easy putts, and plenty of sand and water too. Great time!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great Course"


u197904163's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/19/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Enjoyed playing this course again. Greens were in good condition and pace was quick. Staff very friendly and helpful.


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



u988108943's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  Don't know

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/09/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Not in great shape"


dswalt77's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/09/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Very friendly and attentive staff, but course was not in the best shape. Greens were fine, but tiny and a little slow. Probably will not play this course again.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Enjoyable round"


u2840086's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once every three months

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/02/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This is the first time I've played this course and can say this is not for beginners. Water and bunkers will determine the safe landing zone on about 50% of the long holes. The greens have been protected by some challenging sand traps. The weather has been dry but the course was in good shape. All in all, a very enjoyable round.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Enjoyable round of golf"


rriel's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Twice a year
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/27/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

There wasn't a dead spot on any one of the greens. If you landed it on the green you had a chance to sink the putt. The rest of the course was good/dry realizing the dry winter. I will play here again when I'm back.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Nice course"


u226792802's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/24/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather

Reviewed on

has 3 9 hole courses, greens were in great shape fairways better than previous play at this course We played the oaks and Palms courses beautiful Florida sunshine but was a bit windy


I recommend this course


"Course speed !"


duggam1's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  Don't know

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/23/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

We liked the course. It was a good quick round.

Michael Duggan


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Very Surprising"


jadek55's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/17/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I wasn't expecting much when I booked this course but was pleasantly surprised to find excellent conditions in fairways thru the greens. We'll definitely play again!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"good value"


nzzj7k's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/16/2017
First time playing Used cart Cold weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Good layout and course value for the money. The greens were a little shaggy but typical for this price I guess. Was an enjoyable round and we got out early and done in good time.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



Eagleron's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/16/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather 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: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/14/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Sandpiper golf course, Sun City Center FL"


Ernest2303395's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/10/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course is challenging enough for the average golfer and well maintained.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Value for the money"


sccgolfer's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/09/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course is in okay shape, bad lies most of the time in the fairways, sand traps are inconsistent. I guest you get what you pay for.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Driving range"


Gib7310081's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/07/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The driving range used to have complimentary balls to warm up with, not any more! They could still hand you 15-20 balls to take to the range if you wanted and still offer that perk! I paid $7 to hit some plus, I kept a few balls to use after the round but was told it was closed to members only from 4-5:00 and closed after that. There was not one person on the range and the starter wouldn't let me use it. Customer service is slipping here since I first started going there several years ago. Add the range price to their rate if you want to warm up at all!


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Greens"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/06/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The greens on Sandpiper are as good as any private, highly rated golf course.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good


I recommend this course



u9566257's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/03/2017
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course



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