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3.4
472 Reviews (472)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
151
3 Stars
173
2 Stars
62
1 Stars
48
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.8
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.2
77.0%
Recommend this course
346 out of 472 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.1
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
5
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.1
60.0%
Recommend this course
21 out of 35 reviews
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Avg Rating
3.4
83 Reviews (83)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.8
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.1
73.5%
Recommend this course
61 out of 83 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6574 yards
Slope 120
Rating 71.3

There are two 18-hole golf courses available at Orangebrook Country Club in Hollywood, the East and the West. Built in the 1930s, the East Course is the club's original layout. While its design may be more traditional, it is just as much of a challenge as the newer West Course. The East has fewer water hazards but there are large bunkers strategically placed throughout. There are some tricky holes included in the design but there are also many player-friendly features as well including wide-open fairways and generous landing areas. Players can get their practice in on the large, lighted driving range that has both distance markers and a practice bunker. Orangebrook C.C. offers not one but two player-friendly but challenging rounds, making it popular amongst locals for being one of the area's best values.

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Course Details

Year Built 1933
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect A. J. Ewing (1933)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts 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, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.4
472 Reviews (472)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 20
Water Hazards 19
Plays Long 12
This course/club is great for:
Locals 26
Beginners 23
Seniors 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 31
Near the Airport 14

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Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun course and a great deal.

Not the most difficult but still a challenge for the average golfer.
Overnight rain did make the course wet with standing water on some of the fairways.
It was worth the price regardless.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

east course is a dump

most fairways were not playable! water up to our knees

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Stop Double Booking

I’ve tried playing on the east course multiple weekends in a row just to show up and find out it’s closed and I’ll be teeing off on west.

This wouldn’t be an issue except for the fact that tons of golfers are also getting moved over which double books tee times and causes extremely slow pace of play.

Open up east or stop allowing people to book tee times on it! Makes no sense.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

the East course was close

I signed up to play at the East course, but after I paid and got the cart I was told the East Course was close I had played on the East course many times and I am very familiar with it, The West Course was practically under water I was told no refunds or rain checks given, also we had to walk to look for the ball, the Fairway was practically under water.
I live in Miami and drive 22 miles to play at Orangebrook East course

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Water management is poor

1. Poorly maintained.
2. Poor rain water management.
3. Cart path full of pot holes
4. Overall the course is in bad shape.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not worth it

To be fair, this course had some glory in the 70’s. The only thing left is the nice layout. Burnt grass on fairways, tee boxes with full harvest weight mushrooms and invasive weeds on some greens. Pace of play was good and cart girl was easily spotted. Bottom line, there are many better courses so just drive the extra miles...

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course. The staff? Not so much.

Orangebrook is a decently maintained and challenging course unfortunately some of the staff members, particularly the cart return guys are not the most customer service oriented group.
These nimrods come over to your cart while youre obviously cleaning it out and getting your belongings together and just stand there with dumb looks on their faces.
Then you have the heavy set bald guy who instead of kindly reminding everyone to make sure they have their wallets and phones, etc. He's barking orders.
Does he not understand that we are paying customers?
I won't be playing this course again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Meh

The fairways are acceptable. The greens and out if bounds are horrible

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

East course is awesome!

Great course for the money. In good conditions for a city course. The staff is super nice and always happy to help.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow Play

The group in front of us play really slow. At one point they had 3 open holes ahead of them. We called the pro shop for a ranger. Who fail to show up. Or never send anyone.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awful grounds

Awful upkeep. Rough is crab grass, just cut the grass and the clippings were all over the place inches high.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Go somewhere else

There “greens” looked like a bunch of goats would eat from it . Every hole ... we called it the browns how bad it was.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Orangebrook East course

Course was in terrible shape. Greens were in bad shape,fairways had too much tall grass, lots of tree debris from past and recent storms. Course should be closed and rehabbed. If not offer a 59% discount to play. West course is in great shape. They should take care of East course..

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Burned greens

Nice Layout! Poor conditions due to drainage....greens (or better Browns!) completely burned. Putting almost impossible.
Friendly staff.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 26
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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