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Value
4.6
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5.0
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.5
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7234 yards
Slope 140
Rating 76.1
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7234 yards 76.1 140
Blue 72 6763 yards 73.2 137
White 72 6176 yards 70.5 127
Gold 72 5545 yards 67.4 118
Red (W) 72 5000 yards 69.0 119
Scorecard for North Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 74.7/138 395 412 425 557 408 192 537 216 438 3580 426 426 422 220 447 581 192 414 526 3654 7234
Blue M: 72.6/135 350 392 383 531 372 174 515 201 416 3334 388 402 404 190 419 554 174 393 505 3429 6763
White M: 70.2/126 W: 76.0/135 333 365 333 503 358 151 468 171 388 3070 335 379 366 173 363 517 156 342 475 3106 6176
Gold M: 66.3/117 W: 71.4/125 309 298 298 447 332 133 399 156 355 2727 323 338 309 145 349 452 125 328 449 2818 5545
Red M: 63.8/116 W: 69.1/117 265 289 287 432 287 119 375 116 304 2474 290 295 300 112 327 439 98 275 390 2526 5000
Handicap 14 4 2 6 8 16 12 18 10 7 11 1 17 9 5 15 13 3
Par 4 4 4 5 4 3 5 3 4 36 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 10 14 6 2 12 16 4 18 8 5 11 9 15 13 3 17 7 1

Course Details

Year Built 2002
Greens Tift Eagle
Architect David Harman (2002)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Best of Lists

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Value Courses in the U.S. (2015 #9)

Reviews

4.3
88 Reviews (88)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 13
19th Hole Scenic Views 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 25
Water Hazards 21
Undulating Greens 19
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 20
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 16
Locals 15
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 22
Convenient to the City 10
In the 'Burbs 8

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

haveing trouble with ring mold on all greens and not much grass in fairways

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
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
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

great place to play

nice layout and great shape a must play course for sure. great deal on the price and this place i found was exceptional.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

just beautiful

I'll say it is the most scenic course in the area.

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

Rained out

We liked the course layout and the few holes we played were in excellent condition, but when the rain came and did not quit we had to give it up. We can't wait to get back and play all 18 holes of this course, it looks great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Fun course Course to play

The course is in good shape. The greens are smooth and true. I'll play here again.

Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens are true

5 star course with 3 star cost. Tees for all levels of play. Very challenging and a shot makers format ( Lots of doglegs). Greens are sloped. Fun Fun Fun

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lynx type course

Exceptionally nice layout. Staff in pro shop and starter very friendly. Course was booked solid. Play was slow with waits on every tee. Greens are good 7 out of 10 rating. Fairways are green, but have a lot of intrusion grasses such as St. Augustine. Nice course, overall.

Conditions Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

BEST COURSE IN THE COUNTY

This course is in really great shape. It's a must play course for any golfer that loves the game...

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

Very Nice

This is a very nice course. It is in excellent shape, and you can see the care taken by maintenance. Attention to detail, is very noticeable here. The greens are moderately fast, but easy to read. I would strongly recommend this golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

this course has challanging features

this course may look wide open at first glance at each hole but you pay for not being in the fairways with a thick deep rough. A fun course to play. nice greens.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Playing with friend

This course is always in good condition.. Was a little slow checking in, had to wait for someone.

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

Give These Guys a Round of Applause

No better course for the money, take the money out and there's still no better course in the area - I try to play every time I'm in the Highlands, always maintained well, course management is great, never issues with one of play. Quiet, clean, surrounded by nature, you're paying $22 for a course that if located anywhere but Avon park could charge $100/round easy.

Just go play there, you're welcome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

The course was well maintained

Course was in very good condition. Greens rolled well and fairways were well defined and in good shape. Course layout is interesting and challenging. In my opinion, one of the better courses in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Excellent!

Beautiful course.. in good condition. The staff is excellent! Friendly and really make you feel welcome! The restaurant staff and food was also very good. It was nice to see a good variety on the menu. The portion was worth the money. I can't say enough good things about this course. We drove 40 minutes to get there and it was well worth it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Highlands Ridge North

Solid test. Good fast greens. Great routing. Stsrters excellent

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

True greens

This course gives you a beautiful view of the central Florida landscape. Fairly open layout with the best greens in town. Highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

High Class Highlands Ridge

Having visited Orlando for the last 5 years we decided to head south to play some new courses in the Lakeland area. The first one we tried was Highlands Ridge GC. What a great decision this was. Everything about the place was perfect. We will definitely be back next year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Family visit

Nice course very challenging. Water in play on most of the holes. Multiple tees so you can pick length and course difficulty to fit your game. Nice practice facility easy to get to especially with GPS

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

favorite course in area.

Great course. My favorite course in area. Is a challenge for all skill levels.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented On 04/15/2015

Glad you liked the course jamesfrease. Thanks for the nice comment about the playability of our course. We also feel it is a good course for all skill levels.

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Course

Playing the North Course at Highlands Ridge was a great experience. The course and facilities impressed us as we arrived. The staff is extremely attentive to the customers. The course is in excellent condition and the pace of play was great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 04/15/2015

I'm glad you liked the course snuvewod0. Thanks for the nice comment. Thanks for coming out and playing our course.

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