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4.1
192 Reviews (192)
5 Stars
77
4 Stars
77
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
7
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
84.5%
Recommend this course
161 out of 192 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
88.2%
Recommend this course
45 out of 51 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.1
85 Reviews (85)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.7
82.4%
Recommend this course
70 out of 85 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6961 yards
Slope 140
Rating 74.5

Designed by Steve Smyers, Cheval Golf and Athletic Club's (previously known as Cheval Country Club) mature and meticulously maintained course meanders through 860 acres of elegantly designed development property. Cypress trees abound on this course along with native Florida wildlife including deer, alligators, otters, eagles, wading birds and more. Cheval is one of the area's most prestigious semi-private clubs and offers 18 holes of championship golf. Precise shot placement is required to avoid the 108 bunkers and water hazards that lurk on every hole. A large practice facility includes target greens, distance markings, a practice greens-side bunker, a practice fairway bunker, large putting green and separate pitching green.

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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Champion turf
Golf Season Year round
Architect Steve Smyers

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
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 No
Dress code Traditional golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms, Playground

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness, Tennis, Basketball

Reviews

4.1
192 Reviews (192)
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great layout

This is my first time playing Cheval, and I enjoyed playing this challenging course with some unique holes. The conditions were ok, course was soft and greens were slower than I expected. The layout itself contains a lot of doglegs which can easily turn into layups if you do not get the right angle into from your tee shots. Playing the correct tee is key here, you'll notice soon enough when you hit a good drive and it doesn't clear the doglegs to give you a clear approach. I would like to play the course again with some firm / faster conditions.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice

Pace of play was good. We were paired with another twosome, which didn't seem necessary considering it wasn't crowded. Overall, nice course. It was somewhat under what I was expecting, but fair with the golfnow discount.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Excellent course. Always in very good condition. Never had a bad round there even when my score is in triple digits.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good value and fast play

I’ve played Cheval many times and enjoy the layout and challenge of the course. It has been a bit wet but the course handles the water well. I really appreciate the ranger keeping groups moving. It makes the round enjoyable rather than waiting to play.
Would like to see the club improve its practice range. LO

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Average course

The course is definitely being neglected as evident from the fairways. The layout is good and definitely challenging. Just wish the course was in a better condition for the price

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent experience

Played in the middle of the day on a Monday and had the course pretty much to myself. The course was in excellent condition with very minor wet areas, great fairways and great greens. The course is very penalizing if your not accurate off the tee. Will play again in future

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice shape

Course in really good shape considering the rain. Back 9 was a little wet, but overall very good. Challenging course so watch your placements off the tee - easy to go long and into trouble.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather

Rain Rain Rain

I only played 3 holes. Had to leave in the middle of hole #4 because of torrential rain

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Bucket List

I booked this course based on an online review and was not disappointed,. This course has been private for most of its existence. The course is in great shape. It should be a must play while available. And the discounted rate is probably the best value on Golf Now.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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