Whispering Oak at Verandah
|No. 1||72||7214 yards||74.5||142|
|No. 2||72||6589 yards||72.5||138|
|No. 3||72||6348 yards||71.2||135|
|No. 4||72||6014 yards||69.6||129|
|No. 4 (W)||72||6014 yards||75.1||138|
|No. 5 (W)||72||5310 yards||70.8||125|
|Tee 1 M: 74.1/140||531||409||211||385||423||372||157||456||604||3548||406||542||415||432||210||401||126||449||577||3558||7106|
|Tee 2 M: 71.6/135||509||375||173||358||405||346||136||422||567||3291||379||511||372||400||198||363||123||399||537||3282||6573|
|Tee 2/3 M: 70.9/134||509||375||152||358||376||346||136||403||549||3204||379||511||372||382||176||363||123||384||522||3212||6416|
|Tee 3 M: 70.2/133||485||361||152||339||376||333||127||403||549||3125||358||499||350||382||176||349||114||384||522||3134||6259|
|Tee 3/4 M: 68.7/125||456||361||152||339||327||333||127||364||465||2924||358||499||350||341||142||349||114||336||476||2965||5889|
|Tee 4 M: 67.6/121 W: 75.3/136||456||333||145||297||327||320||117||364||465||2824||306||484||313||341||142||336||100||336||476||2834||5658|
|Tee 5 M: 70.1/123 W: 70.7/122||445||305||114||280||336||281||93||350||461||2665||306||427||319||340||115||290||74||344||430||2645||5310|
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Loved the course and can't wait to go back. Challenging but fair and the greens rolled perfect.
We are elated to hear that you had a satisfactory experience with us. We work tirelessly to ensure that our service and facilities are beyond your expectations upon arrival, as we believe in creating an environment that allows you to not only have a good time, but make lasting memories.
Hampton Golf Management
I was on vacation and looking for highly rated courses to play. I played four different places and this was by far the best track. The conditions were immaculate. The generous fairways were offset by the fast undulating greens. I would rate this higher if possible. I can't wait to play the other 18 holes that are located here.
Beautiful course & greens. Course layout is awesome. Enjoyed the round - awesome pace of play. Had to track down our cart to get started - no one to tell us where to go but had a great time.
Very nice course, staff in pro shop below average
Both course have very good layout and conditions. I prefer old orange versus whispering oaks but both courses are very good. Problem with booking tee time. I received a call changing times from 1:12 pm to 2:06 pm by the staff. Verandah blamed the website for the mistake. There was no accommodation to offer other solutions in tee times. Second time staff seemed rude and unaccomidating.
course is great, attitude terrible
Got there on time for our starting time and were told no outside food or beverages allowed, including water. We saw the beverage cart once in 18 holes, water on the course tasted like chlorine,
The 10th hole is in the middle of the course so there was no way of getting back to the club house.
The starter and ranger we adamant about playing in 4HOURS, The starter even gave us a hard time after the one beverage cart stop that we were falling behind.
ARE YOU KIDDING. This is Florida heat on vacation mode. I don't need to be hassled by a ranger when I am playing with experienced players.
If they don't want outside players don't advertise on golf now.
We played in the Fort Myers area all week, and this was the worst we were treated period.
There are many nice courses around, don't waste your time here.
2nd time was even bettter....
Since my first review, I took the time to read some others and I am in complete disagreement with those that complained about being harassed about the pace of play. Admittedly did not play the Machismo tees but moved up one to the #2 tees that are sloped at 138 and have a par rating of 72+. It plays about 6600 from there and our 4some did it in 4 hours and 5 minutes, with all scoring at or under our < 10 handicaps.
As for the staff, one of the best in SW Florida. Said it n the other post and I will say it again. I personally enjoy the Oaks course over the Orange course but having played both in a two week period they are equally groomed and you can't miss on either one when the reopen the Oaks after they maintenance break.
Lesser quality of the two tracks!
Our preference would have been to play Old Orange, as it is the better (much) of the two tracks at Verandah, Whispering Oak provides an enjoyable (just okay) experience, as it is set in somewhat of a less visually appealing environment. As this is an affiliated club as part of the Pacific Links Golf network and the price was too good to pass on, especially during high season, we designated to play the Whispering Oaks course. Oh well, maybe next time!
Enjoyable round. Course in nice condition. Greens small and tricky have to really concentrate on the line.
Although I most of the reviews for Whispering Oaks are above average, I found it no better than average. The course conditions were good and greens rolled true, but the design variety was boring. I've played lots of courses in the area and this course does not distinguish itself from others. It may be a Nicklaus, but you could only recognize 1/3 of the greens and a few holes as Nicklaus. Would play elsewhere for the money.
From the staff to the course 5 star. This is a must play!
Course is in great shape right now with a nice variety of holes. Wide fairways but a miss in certain spots will leave you with a obstructed second. Greens are challenging. Overall one of the top courses in the area. Highly recommend!
This course is great to play! Enjoyed a round on Wednesday, scheduled a 2nd round for Thursday while on the 12th tee box! Played in 330-4hrs both days. Great course, fantastic conditions. Once you know where to hit it, a course you can score on. Play the correct tees! Lots of options.......have fun!