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4.6
625 Reviews (625)
5 Stars
417
4 Stars
181
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
95.7%
Recommend this course
604 out of 625 reviews
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4.6
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
89.8%
Recommend this course
44 out of 49 reviews
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4.6
93 Reviews (93)
5 Stars
65
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
93.5%
Recommend this course
87 out of 93 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7233 yards
Slope 125
Rating 74.2
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Candler Hills Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2005
Greens TifDwarf Grass
Architect Gordon G. Lewis (2005)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $32 - $40

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Men - Shirts with sleeves and collars; slacks, or mid-length shorts. Women - Blouses with collar; slacks, skirts, or mid-length shorts

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
625 Reviews (625)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 32
Brunch 18
Patio Dining 17
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 72
Undulating Greens 46
Plays Long 32
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 50
Locals 49
Seniors 37
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 51
Convenient to the City 43
In the 'Burbs 14

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Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Ranger makes all the difference!

One of the nicest courses in the Ocala area and I've played it many times. Bottom line is when rangers are present and doing their job pace of play is acceptable and when they are not you often run into (literally) people who are either clueless of golf etiquette or just plain @$$h0les. Foursome today with no one in sight in front of them backing up groups that tee'd off 30+ minutes behind them (we ran into them on hole 11 and by hole 14 there were 3 groups backed up. By hole 16 there were at least 4). No excuse especially since they appeared to be decent players. The inability to play ready golf, having 3 carts watching and not preparing for their own shots and atrocious pace of play on the greens ruined everyone else's day. Here's a hint, while the three of you are congregating on the edge of the green while the fourth one of you putts instead of standing at your ball being ready to go, take a look back down the fairway and if you see a group ready to approach and three more waiting on the tee box then you're taking too long.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Gem of a course

Great course, great layout, Unfortunately we caught up to a very slow foursome on the 13th hole which made the rest of the day kind of brutal!!!!!!
Not the courses fault.
I will Definitely come back and play a game

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 52
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Great course

All around great course. Tees, fairways, and greens are perfect.
Don't miss this great course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

First Impressions

My first time to play Candler Hills. I am a member of a club just down the road but have heard good things about Candler so I gave it a look - not disappointed. I was greeted at the bag drop by name and checked in by the assistant pro. I made a fourth in a threesome of buddies - really nice guys. The practice areas are in super condition. Fairways are generous (and in good shape) even though sand was in play on almost every tee shot. I heard there are 88 bunkers; I found one off the tee and three around the greens. Sand was perfect. Rough is relatively short and easy to play out of. The greens are nearly perfect (I would guess around a ten on the stemp meter) and are quite large with plenty of elevation changes. Loved the few hills this course offers. The pace of play was surprisingly quick at 3:50 for my foursome. The ranger came around twice to ensure pace was maintained. I really appreciated all the staff and will definitely come back. This course will not beat you up, no water hazards. All in all it was quiet enjoyable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Candler hills

Was in fantastic condition fairways plush greens quick. Can’t wait to play it again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf

Golf friendly course....good fun and dome great hoes....

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
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
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One Of Better Courses Around

Well maintained fairways & greens. Rough is very playable. Great staff.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 52
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

GREAT COURSE

If u don't play this course ,u are missing a treat

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

Candler Hills is the nicest course in the Ocala area. It is not easy and I guarantee every golfer, you will find sand. But, with that said, the course if FAIR. Plenty of room to aim away from the bunkers. Course is in great shape. I was in a threesome, sandwiched between two foursomes and played in an incredible 3 hrs and 15 min Flew through our round, but NEVER rushed. Love this place. Staff (Big Dave) incredible. Happy Hour is a must afterwards. Only gave 5 stars because I couldn’t give 10.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 83
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course was in great shape, the pace of play was good, only waited a few times. Would highly recommend this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Friendly, Fair Middle of the road course

Relatively simple layout, lots of bunkers (most not in play) however make this pretty looking golf course. Good shape, greens are good, tricky to putt. Pace of play good. Recommended for a fun & easy day of golf.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 95
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Grwat course coming back nicely from fall grooming. Greens rolling nice after aeration last month. Course will be great in another month. Still nicer than most right now.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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