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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6802
Slope 121
Rating 72.2
Type Public
Located only minutes away from downtown Tampa, Rogers Park Golf Course offers easy access to Tampa International Airport and also the beautiful beaches of Tampa Bay. Although it has a convenient location near many attractions, it is secluded from the noise of busy streets and neighborhoods since the Hillsborough River almost completely surrounds it. The scenic golf course has water hazards coming into play on several holes and there are sand bunkers throughout. In addition to the course, Rogers Park is known for their extensive practice facilities. They boast of having one of Tampa's finest driving ranges and their three-hole course provides excellent short game practice.
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6802 yards 72.2 121
Blue 72 6318 yards 69.9 115
White (W) 72 5820 yards 71.8 128
White 72 5820 yards 66.8 108
Gold 72 5111 yards 64.5 102
Gold (W) 72 5111 yards 69.0 122
Scorecard for Rogers Park
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: 72.2/121 551 432 387 417 405 154 437 204 509 3496 375 371 202 399 525 205 380 422 427 3306 6802
Blue M: 69.9/115 W: 72.8/130 536 410 372 400 390 140 375 178 485 3286 352 360 185 377 483 128 360 382 405 3032 6318
White M: 66.8/108 W: 71.8/128 515 324 320 350 377 129 358 148 470 2991 334 347 166 350 448 123 336 355 370 2829 5820
Gold M: 64.5/102 W: 69.0/122 445 288 314 338 284 116 299 136 435 2655 289 338 135 282 398 111 308 252 343 2456 5111
Handicap 4 10 13 11 6 17 2 15 8 12 16 7 9 1 18 14 3 5
Par 5 4 4 4 4 3 4 3 5 36 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 4 4 35 71
Handicap (W) 1 7 13 11 5 17 15 9 3 16 18 10 12 2 8 6 14 4

Course Details

Year Built 1952
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Garl (1976) Wadsworth Golf Construction (1976)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

2.8
41

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
19th Hole Specials 3
Watching the Game 3
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 10
Water Hazards 10
Thick Rough 4
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7
Seniors 5
9-Hole Rounds 3
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 8
Near Local Attractions 5
Worth the Drive 5

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Played On
1.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Worst experience I ever had

I'm getting married tomorrow so I wanted to bring my groomsmen out for a round and we reserved two tee times two weeks ago and we showed up early to hit balls at the range and when we went around to the first tee two minutes before our first tee time there were 7 carts and 14 people who had never played before. We asked the starter to let us play at our tee time and he immediately became disrespectful because he assumed "us young guys" were just trying to get our way at "the expense of the nice old folks who come here all the time." He must have said over 10 times "you can't win if you argue with me" then we handed him our starting slip with the tee time we said and he still let 14 people who did not reserve a tee time go ahead of us. This would not have been completely upsetting but the immediate disrespect the starter showed was uncalled for. He was in his 50s or 60s and we are all in our 20s and that seemed to be enough for him to not like us. I will never go to this course again.
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Great shape!

The city courses (Rocky point, rogers park, and the Babe) have really come a long way. The greens and fairways at rogers are better than almost all the more expensive (exclusive) courses that i have played the last few months. Keep up the good work. Rocky Point is also in fantastic shape. Grill food is good and the beer is cold.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good
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Bucki68
Commented On 11/23/2016
Just played there yesterday and the course is still in great shape although a little dry. Greens are very fast. Pins were in some ridiculous spots. The only downside is that there is no ranger and it's essentially a free for all on the 1st and 10th tees. I made the turn and found two groups ahead of me that were not ahead of me on the front. That seems to be a continual problem.
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Wet horrible maintenance staff

The course was extremely wet and to complicate things even worse the maintenance staff would mow grass while you were trying to hit your ball and mow up near you while you were putting. Absolutely horrible golf outing today.
Staff Friendliness Poor
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Fair
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Fall Day at Rogers Park

Course recovering from severe rainfall from prior two weeks. Always a challenging track and nice staff.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Average
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

very wet course

the course was very wet.alot of lost balls due to the wetness of the ground,sand traps were like hitting of cement.some fairways were nice and so weren't the greens.tee boxes could use alot of work
Staff Friendliness Average
Quality of food & beverage Average
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Do not go here !

It's downtown in onve the most ghetto places I've very been to . Friend had his iPhone stolen off the cart seat by pants saggin guys riding bikes down the course . Fairways weren't fairways and greens were extremely slow
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Poor
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Rogers Park Golf Course

Nice course. There are some challenging holes. The most difficult part of this course is finding your ball if you don’t keep it in the fairway. The grass is very high in rough boarding the fairway. I lost six balls here because of the high grass. My golf partners lost a number of golf balls in the grass too. The staff is friendly and greens are in good shape. Food and drink are priced a little high but it was good. Yes, I will play again but I’ll bring extra golf balls next time.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Average
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Condition of a city course

I found Rogers Park to be far better then the other city courses Babe Zaharias . Babe was not a challenged The Babe needs a better superintendent that knows how to care for a course. greens and fairway are far better at Rogers Park. The city of Tampa's prices are to high for the type of course they have. You can get on far betters courses in the bay area for the same price.
Staff Friendliness Good
Quality of food & beverage Fair
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Fair
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a year
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Course needs a lot of work

Fairways were very rough. Patches everywhere. I believe there was only one fairway that was decent to hit your second shot off of. Greens were being air raided so they weren't good to play on. The course just needs a complete over haul. Hate to say it but I won't be going back again...
Staff Friendliness Good
Quality of food & beverage Average
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Fair
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice course for a Muni

I've played Rogers Park numerous times and usually enjoy it. My only issue this time was it had been aerated the day before and it was not noted at Golf Now. Courses need to let players know they've aerated and let the players decide if they want to play. Finding out at the first green is not the way to treat your customers. I'll still be back to play--it is a nice course and reasonably priced.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Quality of food & beverage Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Average

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