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Pace
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6690 yards
Slope 125
Rating 72.2

Editor's Note: Course closed for business in 2015.

Course Details

Year Built 1979
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Joe Lee

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Reviews

2.7
19 Reviews (19)
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

DO NOT PLAY

The worst condition I've ever played. dirt fairways sand traps very poor holes in the greens

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Rainbow Springs

Nice layout for holes but fairways and greens need a lot of work - place looks old and needs a ton of TLC.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

This Course is not what it used to be

This was a good course at one time, layout is good ,but they are letting it go really rough now. haven't play there for a couple of years went back this weekend to play, not good any more.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Rainbow Springs review

Course was in good condition with a few greens in need of repair. The layout is somewhat challenging, but fair. Fairways are wide, & the greens are undulating & fast. I would play there again.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

This course is in a bad cndition

The course is in a bad condition, and we paid much money for a small bucket of ranchballs.
We don't come back toplay this course again.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

This course is closing Dec. 31 2014

It is a shame this course is closing; it is an older course rambling through 100 year old Live Oak trees
with reasonable elevation changes, raised greens with
good green side bunkering and various left and right doglegs. We can only hope it will reopen in the near future.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course Conditiond

Fairways need maintenance. Greens need maintenance . Some greens had sand on top as if it was trap. Traps not maintained.. Would not pay to play this votes again

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

rainbow springs

some putting greens need work, and a lot of tee boxes were in poor shape. The fairway were for the most part in good shape. For the value I would play there again. I had a golf now reward and the wife and I only paid $10.00 for 18 holes of golf and had some fun.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lost the smile

I thought it would be nice to play another great golf coarse..what a let down,nice layout but such poor condition to tee boxes or ( weed boxes )... Lot of weeds in what could be fairways and ruff.lots of damage on greens..why waste time here with other choices,one three miles away,another ten minutes away..will not be back even if it was free..

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Poor condition

Course is very poor shape..greens and fairways are sparse with grass. Course is poorly maintained and appears that maintenance has ceased to be accomplished.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice layout, but way over priced.

Course could be excellent. Two or three greens had dead spots
on them, along with a couple bad fairways.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

No water but lots of sand

Good course, greens were nice. Not crowded at all when we played. Friendly staff. Some of the fairways are pretty tight so straight tee shots are a must for a good score.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

A nice layout and a fair test of golf for all abilities.

We played this course on a Friday. The greens were in great condition and incredibly fast. The restaurant does not serve breakfast, but the outdoor grill serves burgers and hot dogs from 11am - which were excellent if you have time to wait before your tee-time. Our second visit to this course - the condition of which has improved considerably from last year.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

course is long and challenging

greens are very good...fairways have short grass but are mostly in good condition even though there was heavy rain several days ago...rough is tough with gnarly grass....

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser

Tight Lies...

Older course with very, very limited amounts of grass in fairways and rough. Every shot necessitated precise ball-first contact to generate a quality shot. With limited grass, ball striking was at a premium and chipping even more difficult. A flop shot was nearly impossible except for the exceptionally skilled player.

Greens were extremely fast and in some cases, green slope made it nearly impossible to lag a putt. Some greens were at Augusta-like speed. Full price would have been very disappointing!

Given the mid-March timeframe, grass may become more plentiful in a month or so, don't know.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Was enjoyable round except for the watering.

I was glad that I did not pay anymore than I did. The staff was very welcoming and helpful. Was disappointed that the course started watering at 3:30 while I was completing my round with a tee time of 1:07.

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Greens tricky, well protected by bunkers and fast. challenging layout

All fairways tree-lined on both sides but with good width. Each hole had it's own location. No side by side fairways here. Greens were the most fun. Undulations, uphill, downhill, fast and in good condition. The tee box areas on almost all holes were barren and the fairways were rough in many spots, especially the front nine. Despite the rough conditions in the above mentioned areas we would definitely go back especially with the great price we got through Golfnow which was 50% off the regular rate.

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Challenging Greens

Nice course but greens can be lightning fast with lots of contour it takes a few rounds to learn how much they break. No water hazards on course and for the most part fairly generous fairways. A couple tight holes but nothing horrible. as with most neighborhood courses no cart girl so either purchase at the pro shop or bring your own. Overall I had a fun day and will go back but only for the golfnow deals. Regular price would be a tad high.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor

Secluded Treasure

This one is a little off the beaten path but worth the trip. The course condition was very good. Fairways and greens were green and well maintained. We really enjoyed the elevation changes and turns which required some shot planning. I would love to play it again and will at some future date. It is in a beautiful setting with lots of lovely natural features all around it. Check out Rainbow Springs State Park while you are there. It is a natural wonder, too.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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