A view of the 7th hole at Deer Island Country Club.
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4.4
867 Reviews (867)
5 Stars
415
4 Stars
350
3 Stars
63
2 Stars
28
1 Stars
11
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.9
95.7%
Recommend this course
805 out of 867 reviews
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4.5
131 Reviews (131)
5 Stars
76
4 Stars
49
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.9%
Recommend this course
127 out of 131 reviews
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4.6
270 Reviews (270)
5 Stars
165
4 Stars
95
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
97.8%
Recommend this course
264 out of 270 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

4.4
867 Reviews (867)

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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Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun Day

We had a great time but this is not the course for beginners.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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In great shape.

Last time we played here it was very wet. This time it was in excellent shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/25/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, beckertim57! 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 96
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
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Previously Played

Awesome shape. Greens rolling nice. Showed its teeth today with the wind. Great challenging golf course. Highly recommend taking the trip.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/25/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Wbechard1! 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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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Great layout

I was looking to play while I am on vacation and found this course. The course was in solid shape and has water come in to play on the fast number of holes. I would suggest two things if you are in this area. 1. Play this course as it is a solid value and challenging. 2. If it is your first time playing you should play from one set of tees forward from where you normally would. This will keep you pace of play nice and then you have a better understanding when you come back for how it plays.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/25/2020

Hello, camaro70. 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.

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/23/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u000004133666! 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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Reviews 32
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

A Great Day

I have played here many times and this time out conditions were by far the very best. The people working here are very friendly, the starter Jerry was more than accommodating and overall a great day on the golf course.

My wife came with me to ride along and they only charged $5 for her. Pretty cool considering some courses grossly overcharge for something like this.

Make the drive, it’s worth it!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/23/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, John9144780! 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 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Deer island

Challenging course with beautiful views
Greens a bit slow Played in 3.5 hrs. Starter was very friendly and the course ranger was rarely seen. Thats a good thing...

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 11/18/2020

Hello, Robert2342195. 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 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful

A true test of a straight ball! Deer Island is a challenging golf track! Many courses have signature water holes Deer Island has 18 of them. Wildlife abounds, Eagles, Hawks, birds of many types + Gators to keep you from searching waters to long, for lost balls. Challenge your game! Visit Deer Island!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/18/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Shank67! 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 49
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Nice Day of Golf

Even with the excess rain the Deer Island course was easy to play. The course is challenging but fun. Hardworking staff strives to keep the course in great shape. Great day of golf!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/18/2020

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 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice layout!

Super-windy day but we enjoyed it just the same. Great Joe Lee design.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/09/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u981093418! 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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/11/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u314160979063! 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 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of my favorites

I usually play two rounds during my week in Orlando. Really like this course as it is challenging and in great shape. Only issue might be the #5 green which is not in as good condition as the rest, but a challenge to hit the right club off the tee due to the short length and almost blind shot.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 11/10/2020

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
Verified Purchaser

Deer Island

The course is in great shape. Love playing this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 11/09/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u000007764083! 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 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/09/2020

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 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great place to play

The course is in very good condition. The course was overseeded with cool season grasses. Greens do role truly. Fairways are in great shape. Staff is very friendly and professional. If you are in the area I will definitely recommend playing there.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/09/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, umatripathi! 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
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/05/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u000002283831! 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 11
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/05/2020

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 36
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

great fairways

Had a great time playing at Deer Island. The greens were very good, just the right speed, but the fairways were the best I have ever played!!! So much grass under the ball made it easy to hit the ball. Played many courses in the area, they have the best fairways.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/05/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, golfingoldman! 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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