Lakes at Walden Lake Golf & Country Club

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1 Stars
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2.0
Value
3.6
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
4.7
Amenities
2.1
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6561
Slope 128
Rating 72.0
Type Semi-Private
Walden Lakes Golf & Country Club offers two championship courses, the Lakes and the Hills. Both courses enjoy a scenic landscape and tropical climate that allows for playable conditions year-round. The Lakes Course is characterized by the beautiful Walden Lake. Water is naturally a prominent feature throughout the golf course, coming into play on nearly every hole. The fairways are lined with mature trees and the undulating greens are bordered by strategically placed bunkers. The layout is a demanding but fair test. Four sets of tees offer a variety of challenges that will appeal to a range of different skill levels. One of the trickiest holes is the par-3 eighth, which is not long but features a double-tiered green that is surrounded by water and three sand traps.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 6561 yards 72.0 128
Blue 72 6146 yards 69.6 125
White 72 5698 yards 67.7 121
Red (W) 72 4953 yards 69.1 124
Scorecard for Lakes
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 72.0/128 409 384 354 188 418 349 524 176 475 3277 375 409 166 341 500 159 415 499 420 3284 6561
Blue M: 69.6/125 391 354 346 148 401 327 513 146 459 3085 362 368 154 315 470 152 377 468 395 3061 6146
White M: 67.7/121 W: 73.3/132 364 346 315 130 333 319 477 126 440 2850 337 340 135 304 443 123 370 421 376 2849 5699
Red W: 69.1/124 274 330 280 116 277 292 417 103 381 2470 264 310 119 248 418 107 315 378 324 2483 4953
Handicap 5 7 11 17 1 9 3 15 13 12 4 18 14 8 16 2 10 6
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 5 3 5 36 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 5 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 13 5 11 15 9 3 1 17 7 16 6 14 12 2 18 10 4 8

Course Details

Year Built 1987
Greens Champions Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Garl (1987)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Walden Lake Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

2.8
91

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 14
Bunkers 10
Forced Carries 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 15
Beginners 14
Seniors 7
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 11
Convenient to the City 7
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Playable

While this course needs a lot of improvement, the greens were overseeded and they are keeping them watered. A good opportunity to get out and work on your game at a great value, especially this time of year when other local courses get expensive. Keep your expectations low, but get out and enjoy the beautiful Florida weather!

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
2.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Greens

Bring a sense of humor...the putting greens are a joke!!!!

Weeds, areas of dirt(ie) no grass and more bumps than a carnival bumper car ride.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in very poor conditions

The first nine holes are in fair conditions but the back nine holes are destroyed, no grass in fairways and greens are a lot of wed and bad grass. The cart path is destroyed in the entire course; pro shop is closed. This course need immediately attention and maintenance because his deteriorating is evident.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wow

So played there yesterday, completely a waste of money. I love Dennis at the shop, but as for everyone else and the course is a joke. The greens were being worked on couples months ago, now all of them are in bad shape. I play there to get practice like a driving range, because you won't get any putting done. What should really happen, is to close it down for a month until they can get it back to descent

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Going to Seed

What was once a top notch course is, again, in a state of disrepair. It is being maintained at a bare minimum level. The grass was not cut anywhere other than the greens. And most of the greens appear to be dying. They were overseeded this winter and should not have been due to the type of grass. Good chance the greens will be dirt soon. Weeds abound. Clearly the owners have no money to spend.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course looking better.

It's obvious the new administration it's doing a good job bringing the course back to its all glory. Staff is very friendly. I will go back.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course Condition

I am glad this course is available. I hope they will keep the course maintained.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Poor condition

Course was in poor condition both on and off greens. Sand traps were dirt not sand. Yards of homes around course in much better shape than course. Lots of water on nice layout, but with bridge crossing that looked dangerous to cross. Much better courses currently available in the area.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Fun Round

I used to play this course alot years ago, I knew that it took a big hit when the economy did. So I kind of let things go for a while until I got this great price on Golfnow and ventured back to see how things were progressing. There were lots of changes to the facility, things relocated and one of the courses (the Hills) was closed. But I could tell things were making a turn for the better. I enjoyed the round because it was a week day and there was less traffic on the course and room enough to play solo and get to work extra on some shots. It was a beautiful day and I just had fun.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

getting better

The greens Where in very good shape. The fair ways still need a little work but you tell they are doing a great job in getting the coarse back to what it used to be. Will be back soon

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

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