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3.9
297 Reviews (297)
5 Stars
72
4 Stars
144
3 Stars
46
2 Stars
21
1 Stars
14
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
87.0%
Recommend this course
248 out of 297 reviews
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3.9
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.6
81.8%
Recommend this course
18 out of 22 reviews
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3.8
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.6%
Recommend this course
38 out of 46 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6016 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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Schalamar Creek Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1986
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Winter Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ron Garl (1986)

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

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

3.9
297 Reviews (297)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
Brunch 10
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 35
Narrow Fairways 28
Bunkers 24
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 33
Locals 27
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 18
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 30
Worth the Drive 19
In the 'Burbs 7

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5.0
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First Time Playing

Bring your game strategy.

Course has a lot of hole that will have you thinking to choose best shot. Plenty of water but always a route for all golfers. Driving range is into a sizable pond - great fun !!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/23/2020

Hi cacompo16. We would love to hear more about your positive experience at our course. Please contact us at (863) 666-1623 to share with us your favorite part of your experience with us. Thanks for golfing at Schalamar Creek Golf Club!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

It's Hard To Find The Good

I could go into detail about how disappointing my overall experience was, but suffice to say if I were on my death bed and the doctor offered me 4 more hours of life in exchange for a round at this course, I'd tell him to "pull the plug."
(Besides, at the pace my round played I'd only get 12 holes into it anyway.)

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Still a little bit wet

Overall the course is in pretty good shape. The greens are rather fast.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/13/2020

Thank you for your review, CherokeeFlyer. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Schalamar Creek Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/13/2020

Hi, RG7CF0C433215F46BD43. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Schalamar Creek Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you at the course soon for another 5-star experience!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
Incentivized Review
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Soupy

Course should have been closed. To wet to play an enjoyable round of golf.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/02/2020

Hello, John8679704. 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. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Schalamar Creek Golf 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
First Time Playing

Better. Hit it straight.

Course tight. Not long but challenging. Many trees and traps. Fun course to play.

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

Great day for a round

The morning we had a rain storm my tee time was at 3pm and the course was a little wet but it was expected the greens drained excellent and rolled perfectly and the fairways were a little soft you could play lift clean and place,golf carts clean and ready to go,I think there is 4 hydration stations per side and nice 2 holes in the woods called the Gators jaw. I haven’t played in a long time and it’s coming back to me. This course is why I love golf so much this course has every type of situation you want. Great Course !!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/18/2019

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round, u314159730463! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course offers challenge and beauty

Water views from majority of the holes, this course is beautiful yet challenging. Highly recommend and will be returning as guests.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/02/2019

Thank you for your review, djmac3831. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Schalamar Creek Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Strategic but short

There were some short holes (320 yards or less. Club selection is necessary due to tight landing areas.A few green were slower but most were consistent. Played with nice group of regulars.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/02/2019

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 Schalamar Creek Golf Club. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not a 4 - star course

This is no where near a 4 star course. Yes it was reasonable cost however don’t expect the same condition as other in the 4 star region. Probably just below average condition.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 12/02/2019

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve, and we are working towards getting things up to par. Thank you for playing Schalamar Creek Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Tricky Track

Narrow fairways , average conditions
well play again

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 11/14/2019

Hello, LostBay2020. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. Thank you for choosing Schalamar Creek Golf Club. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Tree Lined Course

Course not very long but has beautifully layout holes. Fairways and greens were in very good condition although some holes were very wet from recent bad weather. Very secluded course from houses and traffic noise. Pace of play was excellent although not to many players on course. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Definitely recommend this course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/02/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review us jdelvalle8attnet. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to having you back soon! Schalamar Creek Golf Club thanks you!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Disappointed

After reading the reviews I thought I’d see a much better conditioned coarse. Although the greens rolled true thy were filled with weeds and burnout spots, fairways were spotty and several water filled bunkers. Very disappointed.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Hidden gem

Course is in great shape staff is very friendly will def be returning

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/21/2019

Hello, chipitking83. Thank you for your 5-star rating! We are happy the course and staff met or exceeded your expectations! See you soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/07/2019

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u000006371713. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed from your round with us. Thanks for choosing us!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great track at a Great price

This course is by far the best course in the area. The greens are fast and challenging. The layout is spot on with a par 3 that looks like it could be part of pebble beach. A great track aal around at a great price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 09/16/2019

Hi, Lduchien. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Schalamar Creek Golf Club. 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
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful coarse, very clean

A little wet in areas but overall will definitely go back !!
Best coarse in north Polk county for the money hands down

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/16/2019

Hi u675639773. 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 Schalamar Creek Golf Club.

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

greens appear stressed

only complaint is the greens sparse grass on several greens very bumpy

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/25/2019

HiPMAEGOLFER. 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 such as the greens. Thank you for playing Schalamar Creek Golf Club.

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