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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 6614
Slope 124
Rating 71.9
Type Public
This 23-acre Victorian-style resort overlooks the Gulf Intracoastal Waterway. The Donald Ross-designed Belleview Biltmore golf course was renovated in 2001 at a cost of over $2.4 million. Greens and tees were rebuilt, a new irrigation system was installed and new cart path laid. Belleview Biltmore Golf Club is the closest championship golf course to Clearwater Beach.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6614 yards 71.9 124
White 71 6137 yards 69.3 120
Yellow (W) 71 5706 yards 67.2 118
Red (W) 71 5143 yards 70.0 115
Scorecard for Belleview Biltmore
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 71.6/131 359 408 199 384 404 338 500 180 440 3212 454 480 150 397 524 180 399 380 438 3402 6614
White M: 69.7/127 333 380 177 345 377 307 477 163 400 2959 423 465 132 358 494 172 358 368 408 3178 6137
Gold M: 67.6/121 322 356 158 337 337 270 446 147 369 2742 399 449 114 347 463 148 345 336 363 2964 5706
Red M: 65.0/116 W: 70.3/122 274 327 118 305 313 231 398 140 344 2450 372 400 92 313 413 139 314 315 335 2693 5143
Handicap 18 6 14 8 4 12 10 16 2 3 11 17 13 7 15 9 5 1
Par 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 35 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 36 71
Handicap (W) 17 5 15 13 3 7 11 9 1 2 10 18 16 8 12 14 6 4

Course Details

Year Built 1925
Greens Tiff Eagle Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect Donald Ross (1925)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes - "Shriver Golf Acadamy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Amex MasterCard Visa Discover card(s) Welcomed, Visa
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Course Updates

Belleview Biltmore closed their golf course in 2017 for an extensive remodeling job. The club plans to reopen in 2019 as a private club

Reviews

3.6
16

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 3
19th Hole Specials 2
Dinner 2
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 5
Forced Carries 5
Undulating Greens 5
This course/club is great for:
Locals 5
Seniors 5
Entertaining Clients 3
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 5
Convenient to the City 3
Near Local Attractions 3
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
First Time Playing

Classic design

Great Donald Ross design. Greens were very tough and in good shape. Great bunkers too.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Classic Layout

We played Belleview Biltmore GC on a Saturday in late January. The weather was cloudy, cold and windy, so scoring conditions were tough! It was our first time playing the course and we were excited to play another classic Donald Ross course. Pro shop staff were friendly and provided a course guide book which proved helpful in navigating the holes. The back tees stretch to just over 6600 yards and 7 play longer than 395 yards with 3 longer than 435. The back in particular is the longer of the two nines at 3400 yards. In classic Donald Ross form all of the greens were elevated with run off slopes. Most holes had cross bunkers that pinched the fairways and you think off the tee. The par fours in particular proved a good test. The par 5's all solid if not spectacular. The par 3's require strong ball striking. Severe run off on the right side of he 180 yard 8th no doubt catches its share of good but not good enough shots! The tee shot on the 5th is a little awkward from the back tee as a tree stand on right blocks the right 1/3 of the fairway, players playing a right to left ball will struggle with this one. Overall good course and one I will play again when next in FLA. Solid classic layout. Play it you won't be disappointed.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Course Layout Good
Played On
2.0
Previously Played

It's not the course

I have played this course many times in past years. However, I am not commenting about course conditions today. Poor experience with a difficult club pro. Will not return at any point to play this course.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Average
Course Layout Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

A Donald Ross Gem

I love this golf course. From the historic clubhouse to the layout and condition come step back in time and play this Donald Ross Gem. The bunkers are strategically placed, the fairways have subtle twists and turns and the greens are in great shape. It's like stepping back in time- I half expected to look across the fairway and see Bobby Jones and Walter Hagen.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Donald Ross Course

Was expecting greens to be wasted as per previous reviews and comments, but found them to be very good, very fast and true. The fairways for the most part were very good . Quite a few tee boxes were dried out and looking sparse, made footing difficult. The beverage cart going around was well stocked, but no sandwiches or any types of fruits. Good assortment of beers. Came around frequently. Played in 3 3/4 hrs and had to wait numerous times for the 4some in front. Would come back . Good layout, nice bunkers, fast greens. Only found 1 green with issues and it was marked .
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Enjoyed the round

Greens were average speed. Fairways were average to maybe slightly above average. Tee boxes were a little beat up and slightly unlevel on a few holes. Sand traps were very well maintained and well placed. The course layout was fair to the golfer. Overall the course was maintained well. The staff were very friendly, welcoming, and helpful. I would recommend this course. I was in the Treasure Island area for a brief vacation and this course was close by.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

enjoyable

Played a fast round with a twosome.Course flows nicely and would be a comfortable walk. It was a little dry(some brown areas)but it played well.I thought the greens were tame for a Ross course.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Second Time Around I Enjoyed the Course More

Played the course several years ago and was not sure I liked it. This time around I enjoyed it. Price for 9 was right, course was in good shape and it could be my new 9 hole later in the day course! You must at least try it since it is new on golfnow!
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course for the money

Well kept course with fast greens and good sand in the traps. Tees were in rough shape. Overall would play again.
Staff Friendliness Good
Quality of food & beverage Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful round of golf!

Great round! I Forgot my putter and the gentleman handling the carts provided me to use without charge. I highly recommend.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent

Stay & Play Offers

$110 Starting price
Valid dates: Aug 13, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
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