Aerial view of a green at Grande Lakes at Ritz-Carlton Resort
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4.5
388 Reviews (388)
5 Stars
258
4 Stars
98
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.6
93.0%
Recommend this course
354 out of 388 reviews
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4.4
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.0%
Recommend this course
19 out of 20 reviews
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4.5
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
93.8%
Recommend this course
30 out of 32 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 7122 yards
Slope 139
Rating 73.9
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The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club, Grande Lakes
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Course Details

Year Built 2003
Golf Season Year round
Architect Greg Norman (2003) Matthew Dusenberry

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

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Reviews

4.5
388 Reviews (388)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 20
Amazing Food 12
Brunch 11
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 32
Water Hazards 32
Plays Long 15
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 27
A Weekend Splurge 26
Entertaining Clients 23
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 34
Near Local Attractions 30
Convenient to the City 21

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

roger

first time here, played solo fort thing. nice place. Great people

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

Beautiful

Beautiful course...beautifully landscaped! Some very difficult holes with bunkers galore! Greens were perfect... fast rolling and true! Lunch at the club house was fantastic!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Disappointed

Staff wasn’t accommodating. Course wasn’t manicured enough for nearly a 5 star course. Build up was higher than reality. Definitely not on my future play list.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Not all that Ritzy...

The layout is a great Greg Norman design. As a single-digit handicap, it is challenging. My real disappointment comes with the conditions and price. If this were a $50 round, I’d be giving it a better review. At $250 around with a client I’m treating, it sucked! It starts at the range, very thin grass, soggy in parts and no where to clean sand from clubs and poor surfaces. Then on the course, tee boxes aren’t level on most holes and not in good shape - all chunked up and not repaired. As for the fairways, not terrible - a lot of play and infilled divots. I don’t think the over-seeding took very well. Bunkers aren’t consistent. Green side bunkers need more sand and raking. Greens roll ok, but filled with divots, collars are crap with sod inserts in parts or bare dirt. Scenery is good on most holes unless you’re staring at the ugly hotel and they’re starting to build houses in parts. Play with caution, nice place, good staff, terrible conditions for $250 round.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful course.

My first greeting from staff was not the best but not going to let it spoil my overall review. (Nicer staff when I came in)
Wish I had a better day (rained a lot) because layout was great and course looked in beautiful condition.
Looking forward to a dry day and playing again.
Would recommend playing this course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Enjoyably low-profile

In an area where golf courses tend to set themselves apart with eye-candy and ostentation, the Ritz is an exception. Short on flashy bunkering, exterior mounding and other forms of definition, it tends to challenge the golfer quietly, rather than overtly.

This leads to an interesting contrast, because the property's large and imposing Ritz-Carlton and JW Marriott hotels are in view throughout the round. As the name implies, course conditions are very good and the facilities are comprehensive. Overall it's a solid upscale resort golf experience.

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Golf Channel
First Time Playing

Fun first time at the Ritz

Had the opportunity to play the Ritz for the first time on Wednesday. I had previously been there for the PNC father-son event last year, but didn’t get to see much of the golf course because I was with my kids. I ended up liking the golf course way more than I thought I would. The course was in very good shape and there was a decent amount of variety to this Greg Norman layout.

My favorite hole was definitely the split fairway Par 4 on the back nine.

The site lines in the greens can be difficult as there isn’t a lot of mounding to give your shots perspective. I also found the shape of the greens to be fairly awkward. There were times when I walked up assuming I was on the green and ended up being considerably off and on the fringe. I was fine with this, it actually made it more interesting.

Looking forward to visiting again.

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

Very smooth

Great track and conditions were very good
Greens very smooth and consistent

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
First Time Playing

Bucket list course

The course staff greeted me very professional. Driving range, short game range and putting areas were similar to the course in grass and speed of greens. Pace of play didn't come into play because, the course was wide open. Only one hole was a disappointment because, the water wasn't draining properly. Thus, creating unplayable area of about 25 yards in front of the green. Overall, the course experience was enjoyable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Course but Boring

I have to admit, I was disappointed with the course given the name (Ritz) and the fact that they have the PGA Father & Son there. The course is nice and well maintained, but there isn't one hole where you stand on the tee and say WOW. It's a nice layout, but boring. Nothing stands out (except the prices for everything). If offered, I'd play it again, but would probably take a chance on a course I've never played before I came back. Staff was great and attentive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A must play course if staying in orlando

Played this course in hot weather and a few heavy showers but the condition of the course even after the monsoon showers it was a joy to play will definitely be back the pro shop staff the starters are all excellent

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course

Very friendly and helpful staff. Well worth the trip to play. Layout is great and challenging. There was routine course work that had recently occurred but course was still great to play. Highly recommended

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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