Pine Barrens at World Woods Golf Club

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4.7
617
5 Stars
441
4 Stars
134
3 Stars
32
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
97.4%
Recommend this course
590 out of 613 reviews
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4.9
34
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.9
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
34 out of 34 reviews
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4.8
93
5 Stars
81
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
98.9%
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92 out of 93 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 7237
Slope 133
Rating 75.3
Type Resort
The Pine Barrens at World Woods Golf Club is one of two championship golf courses at the club. Named after the numerous pine trees that cover the course especially along the fairways, it feels far removed from the Florida coasts. Tom Fazio designed the course and it is considered not only some of his best work, but one of the best courses in the state. It is a tight golf course that is notorious for its vast waste areas and bunkers. Although it has a modest length of 7,259 yards, there is plenty of length within the layout with many of the par 4s stretching past 400 yards. There are two small lakes that come into play. The fourth hole is one of the most well known, and most photographed, in the state. It is a par 5 with a treacherous waste area dominating the right side all the way to the green.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Yellow 71 7237 yards 75.3 133
Black 71 6817 yards 72.5 131
Green 71 6396 yards 70.2 125
White 71 5901 yards 68.5 118
White (W) 71 5901 yards 73.5 127
Orange 71 4983 yards 68.4 114
Orange (W) 71 4983 yards 68.4 114
Scorecard for Pine Barrens
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Yellow M: 75.3/133 427 483 174 526 382 543 207 434 419 3595 228 434 491 465 587 339 227 398 473 3642 7237
Black M: 72.5/131 401 453 157 502 382 523 207 394 419 3438 183 394 456 429 553 339 198 398 429 3379 6817
Green M: 70.2/125 371 397 136 467 361 508 176 361 407 3184 159 386 432 395 518 322 164 370 386 3132 6316
White M: 68.5/118 W: 73.5/127 352 364 111 432 324 479 156 352 394 2964 151 378 403 365 494 302 141 344 349 2927 5891
Orange M: 68.4/114 W: 68.4/114 327 307 88 407 282 438 141 296 321 2607 124 320 297 315 388 266 89 301 276 2376 4983
Handicap 16 4 18 2 8 14 12 10 6 17 15 1 7 9 13 5 11 3
Par 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4 36 3 4 4 4 5 4 3 4 4 35 71
Handicap (W) 16 10 18 2 4 12 14 6 8 15 11 1 13 7 5 17 9 3

Course Details

Year Built 1993
Fairways Winter Rye
Greens Tifdwarf Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1993) Jan Bel Jan

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes - 300 tees
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted MasterCard, VISA, American Express, Discover, Diner's Club
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code No denim, collared shirt and bermuda shorts required

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4.7
617

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 33
Brunch 11
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 123
Undulating Greens 107
Elevation Changes 92
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 101
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 82
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 73
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 126
In the 'Burbs 32

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Handicap 10-14
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5.0
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Have fun

Course is on great shape. Overseeding was well done. Greens are quick and hilly. May your flat stick prove accurate.

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Amenities Average
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5.0
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Excellent

These courses are public golf at its finest. Come here for the golf and practice facilities. You'll love it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Pine Barrens course is in the top 10 of all courses I played in the last 35 years. Reminds one of playing courses in Wisconsin with the typography.....l Hills and Valleys and reminds me of a mini Whistling Straits. You will not be disappointed. If you are tired of playing the generally flat courses in Florida be sure to make the trip to World Woods!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Fantastic course in everything way,,,

Great challenging greens, lovely tees, groomed fairways,. Lost scope, went back one hole to find it .. no one found it which was strange. Otherwise it was a great place even if it rained intermittently..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Windy weather
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Pine Barrens

Excellent course for a excellent price!!!! Love playing both of their courses!!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Course has nice greens.

The course is very challenging but is very peaceful to play there, no houses around you just concentrate on you game.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
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 Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
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

An absolute jewel of a golf course

My wife and I played Pine Barrens on a beautiful sunny afternoon. This is such a visually stunning course that you can't help but just stand on the tee and wonder where to hit your drive. Thankfully we could take the time to do that because we didn't see another golfer in front of us or behind us until the 16th hole This despite the course Marshall (a great guy by the way) telling us to pack our patience because the course was really busy.

A wonderful day that we would love to repeat. We're already booked for another round.

What a fantastic facility. Not sure we can play elsewhere now.

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

Best golf course on the West side of Florida

We played the Pine Barrens course and it was fantastic. The course was well maintained, challenging, and beautiful overall. I especially loved that there were no houses on the golf course. It was a great morning of golf with peace and quiet, aside from the occasional cow mooing. Pace of play was perfect, we never felt rushed and never had to wait on a hole. It was a great value for the money. My only suggestion is that they look at updating the clubhouse, it was a little dated. Staff was very friendly though and there is a wide selection of apparel available in the pro shop. Even though it’s an hour drive for us to get there I will definitely be back!

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

Very nice course. Worth the drive!

This is a very nice course. More hills and trees than on most Florida courses. I always enjoy playing here. The course is in great shape!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout and great price

Haven’t played Pine Barrens in many years and when I did it carried a much higher fee. Can honestly say the layout still rocks. Challenging but not brutal. Grounds are a bit more rough around the edges then in my past visits, but course is a good shape. Check it out if in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best course in Florida

Two words describe World Woods. ABSOLUTELY PERFECT !!!!!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always a great experience!

Greens had just been sanded lightly preparing for the autumn season...overall course was in good shape. Its always a treat to play at World Woods!

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

,pine barren and rolling oaks

A must play. both courses are unique and an excellent value as well as a challenge

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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