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4.1
575 Reviews (575)
5 Stars
244
4 Stars
239
3 Stars
56
2 Stars
26
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
91.4%
Recommend this course
519 out of 575 reviews
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3.9
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.7
88.4%
Recommend this course
38 out of 43 reviews
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4.1
116 Reviews (116)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
63
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
94.0%
Recommend this course
109 out of 116 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7029 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.8
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Deer Island Country 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
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.

Reviews

4.1
575 Reviews (575)

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
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

GREAT VALUE!

Played later on a Sunday morning, no problem being a few minutes late. No beverage cart. Course was in very good condition for the price, very happy with the value. Some of the greens have some damage from disease, but didn't affect my play. Lots of water, so bring extra balls if you hit an errant shot or two.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course, Great Value

Fairways and most of the greens were beautiful. A lot of water and targeted shots. They only had a few greens that they are trying to repair. Even with that, I would play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
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
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

A Favorite

If you appreciate a challenge, this is the place. Leave your divining rod at home and you'll be OK. Somewhat out of the way, but is worth the trip. New owner has been improving fairways and landscaping. Some bunkers have been removed, which is not a bad thing. Greens have been undergoing some work. May be a sandy spot here and there. No different than most courses this time of year. Come on out, you'll be glad you did although your handicap may not.

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

Rating would be higher except a few greens are still recovering. Rest of course in very good condition. Very interesting layout. Staff is very friendly and welcoming.

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

Nice day of golf!

The course at Deer Island is challenging due to water obstacles. However, that’s one reason I enjoy playing there.. The course is in good shape and the play schedule is well organized. Deer Island staff is very friendly and helpful.. Nice day of golf!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

beautiful

Best course in area. Greens need work but so does my ;putting. New owner will have his hands full with the greens. takes time about 1 year. I will be back

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wet Golf Day

Deer Island was saturated and the greens were in poor condition. I would not suggest playing this course until it dries up a bit and the greens are in better shape.

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

Working On My Game

Working on my game at Deer Island with the variety and challenge I need. The tee boxes and fairways are in great shape and the greens are improving daily. I enjoyed my day of golf and recommend it if you’re up for a challenge.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/13/2019

LMFAO...
"Workin on my game"

Just get the F out of the way and let rest of world play through, Tiger..

LMFAO

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A challenging course that is improving quickly.

I enjoyed a day of golf at Deer Island. The condition of the course has greatly improved and the staff is very helpful. I will definitely return for more golf.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

still needs work

I knew that the greens were "in transition" from the notice on the listing but they are still a long way from being playable. Sandy, bare spots, and very slow. The tee boxes and fairways were in good shape but some bunkers were groomed and others were weed filled or ignored for weeks. I will come back but not until the greens are in better shape.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Scenic

One of the most beautiful courses you’ll ever see starts with the roads leading to the course. Overall the course is in good shape. They are working on the greens, very sanding right now. Played 18 in 2 1/2 hours. Had the course to ourselves. Lots of water but fair. Again the views are breathtaking

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging Course

Deer Island is a challenging course. Lots of water and narrow fairways make this course tighten up one’s drives. Warning! The greens are in terrible shape at this time. I will definitely return to this course and hope the greens improve.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Deer Island Country Club

Great Time!

Deer Island is a challenging and beautiful course. An abundance of water and sand hazards to keep you thinking.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Bad Greens

The fairways were in pretty good condition. However, the greens were terrible.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great layout & inexpensive

This course has a great layout. Water on every hole to challenge your every shot. One slight miss could put you into the swamp or lake. The owner is really putting together a great course. On a comeback from being not so well taken care of so the greens are a little rough and some crab grass here and there but definitely worth playing again!

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

Needs work

Greens and traps need work. Rain is huge contributor to these needs, but greens were the same way last month.

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