The Island Country Club

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4.3
52
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
94.7%
Recommend this course
48 out of 51 reviews
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Average Rating
3.5
4
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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Average Rating
4.2
14
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
92.9%
Recommend this course
13 out of 14 reviews
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Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7010
Slope 143
Rating 75.1
Type Public
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The Island Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7010 yards 75.1 143
Gold 72 6486 yards 72.4 135
Green 72 5997 yards 70.3 130
Brown 72 5408 yards 72.7 128
Scorecard for The Island 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: 73.7/137 417 540 179 366 408 448 544 190 420 3512 374 419 516 159 399 338 187 426 526 3344 6856
Gold M: 71.0/132 384 507 154 332 374 417 510 173 392 3243 341 387 480 141 365 311 153 388 496 3062 6305
Green M: 68.9/126 W: 74.7/135 352 473 139 314 360 406 457 158 363 3022 311 361 450 119 357 287 135 359 453 2832 5854
Brown M: 65.8/114 W: 71.2/123 321 436 110 245 325 375 424 132 333 2701 287 332 419 111 304 265 104 310 424 2556 5257
Silver M: 60.5/95 W: 62.3/102 226 373 76 200 199 219 272 67 251 1883 197 229 324 84 241 177 70 223 321 1866 3749
Handicap 7 1 13 17 9 3 15 11 5 12 2 6 16 14 18 10 4 8
Par 4 5 3 4 4 4 5 3 4 36 4 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 11 1 15 13 5 3 7 17 9 12 2 4 16 14 10 18 6 8

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Golf Season Year round
Architect Mike Young

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collared Shirt, No Jeans

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Reviews

4.3
52

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 10
Bunkers 8
Undulating Greens 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
A Weekend Splurge 7
Advanced Golfers 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9
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Age
Type of Golfer
Gender
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course.

The course was in great condition even with all the heat. The fish smell from the fish kill in the ponds was bad. Overall great course and will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great day of golf

Course was in great shape a few hard spots in the fairway. Greens putted true, teamed up with great guys. A good Sunday afternoon

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worst Outing Ever!

Without a doubt, this was the most aweful golf outing I have ever had. There were only 2 good things to note. The young man in the pro shop was excellent; hats off to The Island as he is a true asset (my apologies for not remembering his name). The only other good thing about this day was the perfect weather.

I have seen this course in much better shape before. As a matter of fact, while on the range (it was ok at best), I heard one "member" tell another that they were lucky to be members because if they had to pay full price for this course as it was, they would not do it; for the record, I paid what I believed was a full price.

Most of the fairways were overrun with weeds and clover. There was areation all over the course; fringes, fairways and even some of the greens. However, the very worst thing was that I was under constant attacks by swams of bugs/gnats!

I played two other courses during this trip and neither of them had bugs/gnats of that magnitude. I don't know why they were so bad, but one guy asked me about the bugs and I said they were aweful. These folks need to do something to treat and/or get rid of those bugs; they do not make for an enjoyable day.

I am not certain that I will ever return to this course, especially in its current state.

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

Very tough course

Played from the gold tees, but definitely should have played from the blacks. This course has a lot of trouble left and right and your tee shot must be perfect. Course was in great shape. Greens were extremely fast but could use a little more grass.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Nice roind

Pretty course layout. Golfer friendly if you hit from the correct It's. All in good shape and carts have GPS. A really nice day.

Conditions Good
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

Good value

This is a great course for the money. The staff was very friendly. It’s kind of off the beaten path as they say from Baton Rouge but worth it. The only issue is Golf Now has the wrong address listed. I had to call the pro shop to find it , I almost missed my tee time ..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pretty and hard

Pretty scenery and not a very forgiving course. They just punched the greens but other than that very nice!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Philly Advisor
First Time Playing

Interesting holes, good greens.

I am visiting family and brought my clubs from Pennsylvania and enjoyed the course. Good practice facilities, really good rolling greens, traps all well maintained, just a nicely maintained and designed course. I felt the price was really fair and although I didn’t partake of their off course amenities they seemed well done.

I’d play it again, no question. The young man runners no the pro shop was welcoming and polite. Nice day on the course,

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful November Golfing

The short and sweet; the staff was good; the course was great; the weather was awesome! The "amenities" were under construction, but in spite of that, the lady in there was super nice and helpful!

I would definitely play this course again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fast greens and windy

Friendly staff, greens overall were in great shape and fast, most bunkers were raked, tight fairways, good test of skills

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great day of spring time golf on punched greens

Course was in good shape this time of year. Unfortunately we played two days after green aeration. The fairways were very hard and balls would roll into trouble at times. Better bring a good wedge off tight lies. Our 2 elder players played the women's tees and drive 3 of the greens. The most fun he had in a long time. Retire early and play on a Tuesday.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent greens

Fast and hard greens. Very puttable and in excellent condition. Pace at 1:00 pm was excellent. Course has wide fairways, but water is often in play, but avoidable.

The only complaint is the bunkers. They hadn't been raked and were very compacted, probably due to recent rains, but it seems they could have been groomed. Except for this I would have given the course a 5. I'd certainly play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging but fair

I've played The Island about a dozen times so far. It's a real good layout and there are a few very challengjng holes. Course is usually in great condition although right now is a transition period due to weather. Greens were pretty quick and true. Best my buddy today, so that always makes the round better. Shot of the day was a 60 yard chip holed out for an eagle by my buddy on #4.

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

Entertaining Course

The Island is a visually pleasing course. Water abounds on both the front and back nines. Fairways are wide, but tee boxes and hazards make you look for premier landing spots. Greens are well kept and sometimes pin placements can be difficult. Rarely a straight put if your are more than 8 foot out. Sand bunkers are inconsistent throughout the course - anywhere from concrete to 'snow fluff'. We usually play 'rake and place' whenever someone is in the sand.

A beautiful place to play.

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

Great Course

The course is always in great shape. And it is a very challenging course.

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

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$199 Starting price
Valid dates: Oct 19, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018
The package includes overnight accommodations, unlimited rounds of golf for two players, daily American breakfast for two at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar and 10% savings offered at the Golf Shop.
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