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Conditions
3.6
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
82.5%
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4.2
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Layout
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4.4
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4.5
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59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
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Conditions
3.6
Value
4.0
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
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4.5
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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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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6961 yards 74.5 140
Blue 71 6403 yards 72.1 134
White 71 6040 yards 70.5 129
Green 71 5671 yards 68.9 123
Silver 71 5290 yards 67.2 119
Orange (W) 71 4923 yards 70.2 120
Scorecard for Cheval Golf & Country Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.5/140 350 389 175 419 369 483 584 218 444 3431 568 427 417 236 468 150 515 231 518 3530 6961
Blue M: 72.1/134 343 350 165 377 349 436 502 184 402 3108 549 396 385 193 437 150 471 196 518 3295 6403
White M: 70.5/129 W: 76.4/134 329 342 144 366 341 405 475 170 372 2944 517 372 376 183 394 130 464 185 475 3096 6040
Green M: 68.9/123 W: 74.4/129 320 316 140 345 316 380 470 163 338 2788 509 365 356 149 351 128 440 147 438 2883 5671
Silver M: 67.2/119 W: 72.3/125 315 286 135 340 283 335 460 156 303 2613 468 321 351 135 334 124 425 118 401 2677 5290
Orange M: 65.5/116 W: 70.2/120 310 280 126 333 186 330 437 123 297 2422 429 318 285 131 329 119 382 113 395 2501 4923
Handicap 15 11 17 7 5 1 9 13 3 4 2 6 16 8 18 10 14 12
Par 4 4 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 35 5 4 4 3 4 3 5 3 5 36 71
Handicap (W) 9 13 11 7 15 3 1 17 5 2 4 10 18 8 16 12 14 6

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
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area 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.

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4.0
97 Reviews (97)
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5.0
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Previously Played

Great shape

Great course, pace a bit slow, but overall in great shape for the $.

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

Great layout.

Greens burned out on 5-6 holes in spots.

Mediocre upkeep

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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 Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

To start with we arrived and there had been a mix up with golf now reservation Cheval had us down to play only the following week but they arranged it so we could play anyway after a 45 min. Drive and looking fwd to playing we were very happy they accommodated us The course is beautiful great condition very challenging , not for beginners The club house is very nice indoors
It’s a must try and we would go back

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good experience

Only negative is that they had top dressed the greens and they were rough.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens Need Work!

This could be a 5 star golf course if the greens were as good as most of the fairways. Also some traps had no sand in them, just a veneer of sand over packed down mud.

This course has a wonderful layout and combination of some very tough holes along with some easier ones. Driving is made a bit easier due to fairly wide fairways in most cases. They recently re-opened the 17th hole, a tough par 3. In my opinion the greens are not mature enough to resist a lot of damage. There were many ball marks and scars on this green. That's a shame.

Most of the greens were covered by a green sandy top dressing thick enough that some idiot wrote messages in them. Much of the top dressing also looked like it had bits of shells in them, creating a very bumpy path. They may have to start including a broom on the cart along with the rake.

I hope they are able to bring these greens back to where they should be. Then it would be a must-play.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent

Excellent on all counts! Can't wait to play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Value for the Money

Lush fairways; True greens; Challenging holes; Finished in 3.5 hours; Friendly staff; Great layout; New 17th hole nice addition. Only negative is back nine has a few greens that still need work. One of my favorite courses in Tampa Bay area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fairways good, greens were still growing from overseeing.

The fairways were in good shape. The greens were a little spotty in places. Looks like a lot of traffic has been on the greensn and they need more time to grow. Overall, a good experience.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Enjoyable n challenging

Fairways n greens in excellent shape water on every hole nice lay-out challenging but rewarding gps staff very friendly beautiful course

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

Challenging course. Great layout. Cart paths in good shape. Tee boxes and greens good be in better shape compared to others in the area but still ok. All in all a good course and a great round.

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

Pleasant place for sure

I played this place years ago and I wasn't expecting much knowing they are getting it back together but seriously impressed with the condition and the fact they scheduled tee times 9 minutes apart

really helps to give people some space the starter there is the same guy and he's awesome and the bar and grill or whatever restaurant has some pretty fantastic food I had the bacon lettuce and tomato with goat cheese

For a guy like me that shoots below 80 this place is a pleasure to play for sure as of now

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens

Worst greens I have played in weeks.....Absolutely dissatisfied with what they charge for a game here...don't waste your time or money...

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Cheval

Nice interesting layout. Conditions good except for a few tees and greens. Slow fore some ahead of us would not let us go through. Would gladly play there again.

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

Good round

Good round ,not a easy course lots of water but a very good layout. Considering being a member. I will return.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fantastic Staff

The staff here were some of the best I’ve seen. Greeted you at your car and even wiped down your clubs after the round. The course was in fair shape but the design is great, very challenging.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The whole course was excellent.

The course was in great shape. The greens were full and holding approach shots. The fairways were green and almost every shot was off of grass. it was a pleasure to play. Would recommend the course to anyone.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A nice neighborhood course

I played this course several times last year and tried it again this week. The course is in fairly good conditions with a few rough spots. The new 17th hole is open and playable. The pace of play was right at 4 hours. Ill be back

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

stunning

my Son and I play golf every year in Tampa bay area This was our 1 st time playing here we were blown away how nice and beautiful the course was its by far the nicest course we played EVER we have play over 100 courses from NY to Ca this was the best from pro shop to Cart girl Unreal service if I could give it a 10 star I would do yourself a favor give it a try We were the 1 st non members to play the Awesome new 17 th hole Were both scratch golfers this place is One of kind was nice to finally beat my son by 1 stroke

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent

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