A view of the 7th hole at Deer Island Country Club.
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4.3
790 Reviews (790)
5 Stars
369
4 Stars
322
3 Stars
60
2 Stars
28
1 Stars
11
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
95.1%
Recommend this course
730 out of 790 reviews
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4.5
143 Reviews (143)
5 Stars
82
4 Stars
54
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.2%
Recommend this course
139 out of 143 reviews
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4.5
231 Reviews (231)
5 Stars
128
4 Stars
93
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.8%
Recommend this course
226 out of 231 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7029 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.8

Formerly known as Deer Island Golf and Lake Club.

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Course Details

Year Built 1994
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Joe Lee (1994)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming

Reviews

4.3
790 Reviews (790)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 28
Brunch 17
Watching the Game 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 91
Bunkers 63
Forced Carries 57
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 71
Advanced Golfers 58
Locals 33
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 70
In the 'Burbs 20

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Tight course. Have to plan strokes. Very well maintained.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Jgaryak

A lovely course in a beautiful setting. Greens are ver goof, fairway are excellent. Some rough areas around some of of the greens. I will play there again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 84
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 282
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 25 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather

worth the drive

a 50 minute drive, a current favorite, lots o' nature, in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Working On My Game

The Deer Island course is challenging with a lot of water, which I found today on the front nine. The course is in great shape and the pace of play was very comfortable today. I love this course because it's definitely not boring. The course layout mixes play up to keep you on your toes. Much wildlife all around!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/06/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, dknerr! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 84
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Tough Track

Course was in great shape from tee to green. Bring your A game and place your shots carefully.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Bring your water wings

The golf course is located on an island, so you should expect water, lots and lots of water. This course has a lot of tight fairways and tight holes blocked out by water. Take the time to ride up and check your second shot off the fairway. My buddy and I played the course in three hours. There was no one in front of us. We expected more players on a Friday. It was a nice surprise.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 08/03/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, cpadano! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Still a Work in Progress

I’ve played here a few times now. Love the course location and layouts. I agree with some of the other reviews that the course is much improved over the last few years. However, it’s not quite there yet. Tee boxes are hit or miss. Fairways great. Greens good. Outside of that though, you’ll be playing in the dirt. Off the green? Dirt. In the bunker? Dirt. Conditions still have a long way to go to compete with some of the better courses in the area. 3 stars for the condition. Still had a great time. Staff was friendly, clubhouse is improved. 5 stars for the staff and scenery. 4 stars overall. I’ll definitely be back!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/07/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Deer Island Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great staff

Course was in great shape. Starter recognized first tee was beginning to stagnate and advised is to start on the back nine which really helped our pace of play. He also gave us a personal breakdown hole by hole which really helped in our overall game. Thanks Jim for making the round enjoyable. Lots of wildlife and picturesque views. Challenging, yet very playable first round course . Greens are like landing on a postage stamp so bring your accuracy . We had a wonderful time and look forward to our next affordable round . If you find a cobra amp cell driver head in the gator swamp off hole five please return to club house . That was a momento left behind .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/03/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, chris4019106! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 282
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 25 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

worth the drive

A good 50 minute drive for me and well worth it. Not easy, very natural and much water. In great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/24/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, guitar58! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 62
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Hot weather
Used cart

Water water everywhere!

Tee boxes good, fairways real good, greens not perfect but good, better than most, aeration aftermath almost gone.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Deer Island Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

love the course and will play again. On a small note,I think $10.00 for two hot dogs are a little over priced. Just my thoughts.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Deer Island Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great track and awesome staff

True test. Very good shape. Lots of water and high rough. Fairways, t box's and greens are excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, corys11! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser

Bad condition

This course has always been in very good condition but it is in terrible shape right now. Do not play this course.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Hi yellowvette007. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Deer Island Country Club. We hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Deer Island Country Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course with great people.

Thank you for everything. We will return in the future for sure.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/14/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314160391124! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Hidden Gem

This course has made a 180 degree turnaround. The greens, fairways and tees are outstanding and the layout is challenging. There is continued improvement to the outlying areas. The staff is also a delight. This is definitely a hidden gem.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/10/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, nel9087! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 282
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 25 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/07/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, guitar58! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Always friendly - course is in good shape

I wish this place was closer to a main road, but maybe that keeps everyone away. I am always impressed with the friendliness of everyone. For my game/taste, the course has too much water and too many blind shots, It is always in great condition. Always a lot of fun and great value for the money. I wish there were more yardage markers or that the carts had GPS. I love playing here and will go back

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/07/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u051805881! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Deer Island Country Club!

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