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2.6
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Conditions
2.2
Value
3.1
Layout
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Friendliness
3.6
Pace
3.1
Amenities
2.9
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6755 yards
Slope 127
Rating 71.9
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Sabal Trace Golf and Country Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6755 yards 71.9 127
White 72 6230 yards 69.6 125
Gold 72 5889 yards 68.2 123
Gold (W) 72 5889 yards 74.1 125
Red (W) 72 5244 yards 69.9 120
Scorecard for Sabal Trace
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 71.8/127 504 354 164 391 442 387 383 177 544 3346 390 400 551 204 382 410 507 161 404 3409 6755
White M: 69.6/125 482 334 145 374 418 353 352 151 523 3132 370 375 508 181 373 325 458 146 362 3098 6230
Gold M: 68.0/123 455 326 143 350 402 337 343 127 466 2949 350 329 492 169 361 316 446 135 342 2940 5889
Red W: 70.8/119 460 315 123 328 307 265 329 122 471 2720 330 323 414 156 350 300 453 119 339 2784 5504
Handicap 3 13 17 5 1 7 9 15 11 2 4 12 14 8 10 16 18 6
Par 5 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 5 36 4 4 5 3 4 4 5 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 5 11 15 3 9 13 7 17 1 6 14 2 18 10 8 4 16 12

Course Details

Year Built 1972
Greens Bermuda grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Charles Ankrom

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt required, no tanktops or cutoffs

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Reviews

2.6
136 Reviews (136)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 19
Water Hazards 17
Plays Long 11
This course/club is great for:
Locals 27
Seniors 22
Beginners 13
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 33
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

This course was okay for the price

I drove down from Sarasota to play this course and met a friend who drive from North Fort Myers. All in all its not a bad course, it's wide open, and I didn't really find many problems with it, except for no rakes in the bunkers.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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 weather
Used cart

Better then expected

This course has a reputation, probably deserved, to be in bad condition. Not any more. My three playing partners all expressed concern when I set the tee time at Sable Trace. Any concerns were soon put aside. Greens were somewhat slow but not because they were in bad condition but because of the cut.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Vast Improvement

A group of us have been playing Sable Trace for several years now. The course at the present time is in the best shape I have ever seen or played it. The greens although slow compared to other courses in the area putt true. The weeds in the greens are a thing of the past. Great work by the course superintendent. Too bad the course is scheduled to close sometime this year for a complete make over. PLay it while you can, before the renovations and I suspect an increase in green fees. $25.00 with a cart after 12 o'clock.

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

Deal for the money

We did not like the fact that they paired us 2 up with 2 others. We didn't know that was the policy. The course was in the best shape in years

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

Course

Our first time playing course, still needs some work, but we enjoyed playing there, my first time playing on a champion course, I was so in awl, lost my Ohio State metal Marker on course, laying it down before the green, hope who has it , is a
Buckeye, would love to play on course again . Would tell anyone go and enjoy the peace and quite and the beautful trees,

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

Best shape in years

I hadn't played this course in a year. It's in very good shape compared to the past. The greens are in the best condition in years.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Tough, but forgiving course.

Really enjoyed the round on Saturday (3/21/15). Course was in great shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Time

Played this course about 4 months ago and it is so very much improved! We enjoyed ourselves, the pace of play was a little pushed a times but over all a great day

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

Water trees and bunkers come into play so hit it straight

Practice area and driving range were good and staff was friendly. The course was a good challenge. Fairways and greens were in good shape. The greens were moderate speed (played in afternoon) but were rolling true. We teed off at 1:35 and finished at 5:45. It was very enjoyable and I will play it again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

First timer!!

Had a great time, staff was very friendly and helpful. Would love to go back, hope you run the special again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

OK Course

This course is good value for the area, the pace of play was extremely slow.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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

Best its been

Every year since I've been coming down to this area (5) I've played Sabel Trace once to see what kind of shape its in. I have always liked the layout but the greens were always rough, and some years so was the rest of the course. Not so much this year though. The course is in pretty good shape and a good value for the money. I will definitely play it again. Ironic that its now very playable and it scheduled to be redone.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Needs

Needs to have more carts available. Almost missed tee times wait for cart to come available

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Sand traps full of water

Besides the traps being full of water, the course was in good conditions. A good deal for the money though

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

bunkers need work

Couse was in good shape but the bunkers need work. Most had standing water in them and none were groomed. We got there early and had lunch which was very good. Pace of play was ok, just over 4 hrs to play 18.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Solid value for intermediate golfers

Sabal Trace offers a good variety of hole lay-outs that will provide opportunities for just about every club in the bag. Fairway water and bunkers come into consideration on just a few holes, and then only for shorter tee shots. Course conditions are generally good, except in the most used landing areas, where many unrepaired divots can easily provide a bad lie.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Facilities have shown much improvement

Played the course last week, and this was the first time I have been back in a while. I used to play this course 2 or 3 times a week about 10 years ago, but reduced the frequency to 2 or 3 times a year because of the condition of the greens and tee boxes.
I would like to commend the owners/greens keeper on the vast improvement this course has shown in the last 8 to 10 months.
The greens are in the best condition I have seen them for many years and even the Tee boxes and sand traps are much improved.
This course has always had a great layout, and I enjoy playing it, so now you have me back as a regular customer.
B. Douglas

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Average Course

Course has water hazards, bunkers, along with some tree lined fairways. We had a fun day !!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

On the right track

i have played this course over the past 3 years. Course conditions continue to improve. Fairways and greens are the best I have seen. There is still room for improvement, but this course is definitely heading in the right direction.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

The course is quite flat

Our first time of playing this course. We were paired with a couple of local chaps who were very pleasant. The course has wide fairways and is ideal for holiday golf

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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