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3.7
616 Reviews (616)
5 Stars
79
4 Stars
296
3 Stars
147
2 Stars
64
1 Stars
30
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
80.3%
Recommend this course
478 out of 616 reviews
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3.5
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.1
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.1
78.4%
Recommend this course
29 out of 37 reviews
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3.7
102 Reviews (102)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
58
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.0
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
79.4%
Recommend this course
81 out of 102 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6225 yards
Slope 127
Rating 70.1

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 (1945)

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

Reviews

3.7
616 Reviews (616)

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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4.0
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Previously Played

Great Loca

Friendly people, great location & course is fun! Good shape other than the greens!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Tough but fair.

Beautiful course with narrow fairways and good but not great greens. Lots of variety in layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course needs work

Pretty straight forward course, not much to a layout. They had some of the greens under repair, ie; some sort of white powder. My major complaint was that the greens were extremely slow, it cost me several strokes on chipping & putting.

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

Greens were not in the best shape. Layout is very good and staff was great. Thanks

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/16/2019

Your feedback is important to us, so thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing @ClearwaterGolfCC.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Greens in terrible shape

The layout is not very creative and the greens are horrendous. The course is over priced for what it offers.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/16/2019

Hello, Jas. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We are sorry to hear your experience did not meet your expectations; however, the way you have provided your feedback does not offer us any room to grow or change. Making comments that cut down the course are not helpful to us or any golfers reading your review. We encourage you to update your review to fit a more constructive form so we can use your experience to make changes. Thanks for playing Clearwater Country Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/04/2019

TJ, we want to hear more about your experience with us! Please tell us more about what you enjoyed from your round @ClearwaterGolfCC. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Needs some time

The recent torrential rain has really not treated this course fairly. Being my first time playing the course I could tell that course could be a nice track but the course conditions were showing the results of the recent rainy weather. The greens were very spotty in places and will need some time to recover. All in all the course was fun and I hope it is able to come back from the damage caused by the weather.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Hello, Jeffrey. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We with the recent rain we are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing to recover the fairways and greens from the water on the course. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve, and we will continue to work towards an excellent experience. Thank you for playing Clearwater. We hope to see you again soon.

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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Thank you for visiting us @ClearwaterGolfCC. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/14/2019

Hello, and thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing @ClearwaterGolfCC.

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Good course very interesting

Nice setting, very well maintained course. Slow pace of play. Friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 08/13/2019

Hi, Alafee. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 4 stars. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back @ClearwaterGolfCC!

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 07/26/2019

Hi, Matthew. Thank you for visiting us @ClearwaterGolfCC. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/26/2019

Hi. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time @ClearwaterGolfCC. We look forward to seeing you at the course soon for another 5-star experience!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/17/2019

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed from your round @ClearwaterGolfCC. Thanks for choosing us!

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Bad greens

Ok course for weekend golfer. Greens were in rough shape in June

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
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Commented on 07/02/2019

Hi. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Clearwater. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/25/2019

Hi, John. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had a great time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing @ClearwaterGolfCC.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course Was Closed Upon Arrival

Had tee time. Arrived to a closed course. No call or email cancellation. Drove 20+ back home. Disappointed on how this was handled.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 06/17/2019

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for your experience. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. Please reach out to our pro shop staff for resolution. Thank you for choosing Clearwater Country Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

5somes

There were league players out today..witnessed more than one group of 5 players who spent forever on the greens. Not much fun following overloaded groups .

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/20/2019

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and to best control pace allowing everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. Thank you for rating the course 4 stars, and thank you for playing @ClearwaterGolfCC. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/09/2019

Hi, Cosby. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing @ClearwaterGolfCC.

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/02/2019

We hope you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, Mr. Brown. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round, and thanks for choosing @ClearwaterGolfCC.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

5+ Hours!

Decent course but needs to be run better. Starter sends multiple twosomes & occasional fivesomes. Course is so clogged, there are 4-5 groups per hole. Fivesome was 3 holes behind - course staff refused to do anything about it.

Easily fixed if starter learns his job. And they get a ranger.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/01/2019

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and to best control pace and allow everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. Thank you for playing @ClearwaterGolfCC, we hope to see you again soon.

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