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3.5
774 Reviews (774)
5 Stars
104
4 Stars
358
3 Stars
187
2 Stars
79
1 Stars
46
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.6
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
75.1%
Recommend this course
592 out of 774 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.0
67 Reviews (67)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
12
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.0
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
3.8
58.2%
Recommend this course
39 out of 67 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
142 Reviews (142)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
59
3 Stars
36
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
13
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.4
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
3.9
73.2%
Recommend this course
104 out of 142 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6200 yards
Slope 124
Rating 69.4

Located just minutes from the beach, the conveniently situated Clearwater Country Club sprawls across a coastal landscape of Spanish moss-draped trees and towering, mature oaks. Stevenson Creek meanders through the golf course, coming into play on six holes. Built in 1920, the layout has a traditional design that is challenging but fair. The course is tight but it plays long, especially on the par 5s. The rolling fairways are well manicured and the greens play at medium speed and are consistently well maintained. Clearwater C.C. actually has a reputation amongst locals for its superb conditions. It is also popular with visitors, snowbirds specifically, since the club offers the area's only seasonal and short-season membership with exclusive privileges. It is also one of the few clubs in the area that allows walking.

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Course Details

Year Built 1920
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Architect Herbert Strong (1920) Perry Maxwell (1940) Joe Lee Press Maxwell (1940)

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

Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Casual

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities

Reviews

3.5
774 Reviews (774)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 54
Brunch 29
19th Hole Specials 21
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 68
Water Hazards 59
Undulating Greens 35
This course/club is great for:
Locals 75
Seniors 65
Walkers 40
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 106
Worth the Drive 17
Near Local Attractions 16

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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Poor greens

The course layout was fine but the greens on 1 to 9 were in terrible shape.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Golf course is ok. Average difficulty.
Greens on front nine under repair or needing repair, Back nine greens were very nice.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lousy experience

We had a tee time of 9:30am. We waited until after 10 to tee off because they had a men’s league in front of us. It took almost 5 hours to play.
Also prior to day of golf I called the golf shop several times, leaving my name and no. On one occasion. Not once did anyone answer the phone, nor did they call me back.
Will not go back.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Front nine greens are rough..but a beautiful course...

Back nine was beautiful..

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Greens are unplayable on front 9

Front 9 should be closed. Mounds of sound on most greens. Can’t believe they’re charging $36 for a $20 course

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow play ruined round.

Could not believe that this club allowed 5 fivesomes to play ahead of us or at all. They appeared to be members but no excuse for this. Why not send the out as foursomes?
Completely ruined our time there. Greens on back nine are beautiful. Greens on front nine are marginal.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worst greens ever

This course used to be a solid 3.5/5 a year ago. Didn’t just go downhill, it went off a cliff. You can’t even put on over half the greens. The fact that they’re still charging $40+ is lunacy and probably the reason we could get a morning tee time booked the night before. DON’T WASTE YOUR MONEY HERE!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

pathetic

I swore the last time, i was here that i would never come back.
well i made the mistake and booked again, there is not 1 saving grace for the DOG TRACK
and by the way i was charged $10 sercharge for wanting not to ride with another person

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Tight

The course was tight and creative with the layout. A couple of greens had some rough patches, and there were some soft boggy areas. On the whole, the course played well, greens were a bit shaggy come 4 in the afternoon. Would play again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good/Bad

Most of the course is in good shape, however there are a few greens that need a lot of attention!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Just Ok

Slow pace. No cart girl on hot day with slow pace,not good.
Marshal was no help. Front 9 greens in bad shape.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
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