Old Corkscrew Golf Club

4.6339470588 4.6 stars from 5 (735)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7393 yards
  • Slope: 153
  • Rating: 77.6
  • Layout

  • 17320 Corkscrew Rd, Estero, FL 33928, Lee County
  • (239) 949-4700
  • (239) 949-9713
  • www.oldcorkscrew.com
Write Review

Year built: 2007
Architect(s): Jack Nicklaus (2007)
Type: Private
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes - included in green fee
Clubs: Yes
GPS: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, American Express

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7393 yards 77.6 153
Blue 72 6617 yards 74.0 146
White 72 6262 yards 72.0 144
Green 72 5728 yards 69.7 139
Gold (W) 72 5161 yards 69.7 123

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.6 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.1 stars from 5
Value: 4.3 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.4 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.8 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.7 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.5 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 735 Reviews
5 stars:
500
4 stars:
170
3 stars:
46
2 stars:
13
1 stars:
6

recommend this course

679 out of 731 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is worth the drive near the airport convenient to the city   Great for advanced golfers wildlife/ scenic views a bucket list/top 100 pick   Challenges include undulating greens water hazards bunkers   Great for drinks patio dining brunch  

loading...
loading...

Reviewer Photos

Reviews


Overall Rating
Recommended
Handicap
Age
Type of Golfer
Gender

"Hit the practice green"


strangr419's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/06/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Amazing classic Nicklaus design. Wow what a course. Love the variety of tee shots and the cerebral layout of this course. You have to use your noodle and almost every club in your bag. Greens were firm and undulating unlike any I’ve seen. Great challenge. Only downside was some of the tees were closed so we had to tee from other boxes mostly at shorter length I’m nitpicking. Book your tee time now and enjoy this gem in Estero.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



u1882960966's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/03/2018
Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"One of the best in SWFLA."


Dcussick's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/31/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

May-June golf in Florida, can't beat it. Starter Jonn is excellent. He made us feel like we were members. Could not ask for a more friendly saff. Course is in very good shape especially the time of year.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Excellent Golf Course"


u737756009's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/27/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I generally visit South West Florida once a year. This is a must play. I play it every year one of my favorite courses in the country.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



Whayward's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/24/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course


"Nice trak"


fmono's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/18/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Friendly staff tough track with lots of variety in the holes. Well manicured with good greens


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



u000005165665's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/16/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



VolkerA's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/12/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Re-visit to an old favorite"


Jebl7807's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/10/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We went as a Two-ball between all fourballs so it was a day of waiting. The course was in god condition and the greens hard and difficult with their undulations. We Will be back!


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"A better course"


OHGL's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/10/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course is not your traditional Naples and for that matter, a Florida residential community golf course as there are no homes on the course. How refreshing! Nice layout, challenging holes and greens. The greens remind me a bit of Pinehurst #2 in that there is plenty of undulation, several false fronts, many crowned spots such that you need to know what part of the green is most receptive to your shot. The best play could very well be twenty feet left of the flag. One suggestion to the greens crew would be to not cut new cups near old cups that have not healed. Also, there were a number of pins cut at the top or base of a crown. All in all, I enjoyed the course and look forward to coming back.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



u000005165665's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/09/2018
Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


"Toughest course around"


jamesross's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/07/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I’m a twenty hc

Had to add 10 to that at your course

But it sure was fun..


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Old Corkscrew is a MUST!!!!"


u803711438's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/06/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I played three different courses last week in the area. I asked the guys I got paired up with all three days “what is the one course I should play while down in the area?” All of the answers were the same, Old Corkscrew. After playing the course, if I am ever asked, my answer will be , play Olf Corkscrew........


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



tbtswf's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/05/2018
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



u161599176's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/04/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



u304727385's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/04/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Great layout"


Greg3274401's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/03/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

First time playing the course but had heard good things about it. I thoroughly enjoyed the round. Fairways and greens were in very good condition. White tee boxes were under construction on several holes so tee stations were moved up quite a bit. Nevertheless still had a great day. Pace of play was excellent. I joined up with a twosome and we finished our round in under 4 hours. The course requires good shots into relatively small greens but they hold well.

Overall I think this is one of the best courses in the Naples area.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



u746758056's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/02/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Challenging course. Nice layout"


chriskaelin's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/28/2018
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Played this course for the first time. Travelling from overseas. This was absolutely the highlight of our 2 week golfing holiday in Orlando & Cape Coral. Challenging holes and layout. Course in the wilderness...we saw snakes, several aligators and many birds. Recommend this course for the better players. Will come back for sure! Thanks


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Impossible greens"


jrsobo123's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/28/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Greens are beyond fast and the number of undulations make some of them almost impossible to putt. Also they had mower issues around the fringe of many greens, sod was tore up impacting roll.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



    Marketing Tools for Golf Course Operators

    • Add a Golf Advisor Rating Badge to Your Website. Get Widget
    • Get a feed with the latest reviews for this course Feed