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3.9
557 Reviews (557)
5 Stars
119
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
26
1 Stars
16
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
89.8%
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492 out of 557 reviews
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4.0
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
24
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1
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1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
90.5%
Recommend this course
38 out of 42 reviews
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3.9
87 Reviews (87)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
50
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.0
87.4%
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76 out of 87 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6757 yards
Slope 127
Rating 72.1

The 18-hole championship course at Don Shula's Golf Club is one of those courses that just seems to get better as you play your way around.

The first few holes are fairly open and not overly difficult. However, things start to get more difficult as you continue. By the time you make it to the 11th green, you'll know that you're in for a real dogfight. The fairways on the back get tight and there's water on just about every hole. All in all, it's a very enjoyable course from start to finish.

There are tennis courts, multiplex, fitness center etc. There’s something for everyone. The hotel's onsite amenities include upscale dining at the Original Shula's Steak House and casual dinning at the Bull Pen, which serves breakfast lunch and light dinner until 7pm.

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Course Details

Year Built 1962
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Watts (1962) Kipp Schulties (1998)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

3.9
557 Reviews (557)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Amazing Food 8
Brunch 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 54
Bunkers 34
Undulating Greens 22
This course/club is great for:
Locals 43
Advanced Golfers 25
Entertaining Clients 21
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 42
Near the Airport 21
Worth the Drive 19

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3.0
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First Time Playing

Ok layout.

Probably nice in its day. Facility is very dated but course was playable and the greens were surprisingly good.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Value - Tough Back Nine

Played this course for the first time. Fairways were clean and greens were moderately fast and true. Front nine was wide and forgiving and the back nine was narrower with a lot more water. We would definitely return.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Super golf course

Great. But challenging course to play. The layout is beautiful and well maintained . The greens roll true with good pace. Nice sand in the bunkers although I don't like to be in them.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
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

We were impressed by the course conditions and the variety it offered from hole to hole.
Staff was not helpful, bordering on indifferent and bathrooms were poorly placed and in abysmal shape. Despite these issues we had an enjoyable round.

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

Good course and enjoyable day

Course and in particular greens were in very good shape. Fairways leave a bit to be desired with bare spots and sparse coverage in some areas. Tee boxes were not in very good condition nerving more attention and maintenance. It was an enjoyable day with no waiting when we played on Monday morning with a 9:16 tee off time.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
Florida Advisor
First Time Playing

Very enjoyable course.

After hearing great things I decided to play this course today. I was not disappointed when I arrived because the course looked very well manicured. All of the grass on the fairways was very nice, and all of the sand traps were well taken care of and just the right difficulty for getting out of. I really liked the layout, because it reminded me a lot of TPC HARDING Park in San Francisco, very green and old mature trees all over the place. It had a real classic style layout with very little elevation changes and a few target golf holes. The only thing that really prevents me from rating this a five star course where the greens. Now don’t get me wrong they were nice however they were unbelievably slow. After playing the last two days on very fast greens it was difficult to adjust to. Overall I had a very enjoyable time and definitely would come back. Sidenote, this would be a wonderful course to walk if you were allowed.

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

YOUNGMIN

Rainy day. green doesn't stuck even rain fall. course are interesting. Staffs are very friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Senator’s

Great greens and overall course, we all enjoyed our day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Spectacular Greens

The front and back nines are vastly different. The front is forgiven and open. The back is tight and filled with penalizing water hazards.

The fairways are mostly okay but a bit patchy. The saving grace would be the greens. They are really wonderful. They are true and smooth. We loved them. It’s a great challenge and we will return!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Value!!

You can't beat this course for the money. 9 easy holes followed by 9 challenging ones.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very good course to play locally

It's one of the very good courses in the area. The front 9 is more forgiven since it has less water; however, the back 9 has water in every hole. If accuracy if not one of your skills, you should bring extra balls. The course will find ways to bite you. Sand bunkers are very good with a lot of fluffy sands. Greens roll smoothly with plenty of elevation changes. Anyway, it's challenging and fun to play. Recommended!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/10/2019

Dear Fargorito,

Thank you for your review of Shula's Golf Club. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your round of golf with us. Most golfers find the front 9 easier to play than the front because of all the water present on the back 9. We hope to see you soon.

Sincerely,

Shula's Golf Club

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good greens!!

The course was in a good shape... but the greens were amazing!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/26/2019

Dear Maurora,

Thank you for sharing your comments from your most recent round of golf at Shula's Golf Club. We are glad to hear you found the course in good shape. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Sincerely,

Shula's Golf Club

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Shula golf

Very good value for the money. This course is always well kept (fairways through greens). Well located in the middle of everything

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 11/26/2019

Dear fballesteros67,

Thank you for your review of Shula's Golf Club. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the conditions of the course. We look forward to seeing you again very soon.

Sincerely,

Shula's Golf Club

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