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4.4
204 Reviews (204)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
96.0%
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195 out of 204 reviews
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4.5
11 Reviews (11)
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
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4.4
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
97.7%
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42 out of 43 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6680 yards
Slope 138
Rating 72.7

Big Cypress Golf Club is part of a gated golf retirement community called Cypress Lakes. Conveniently located between Orlando and Tampa, the club offers two golf courses, the North and the South. The South Course is a championship layout that is more challenging than the executive-length North Course. Both courses are characterized by the abundance of water and swaying palms, offering the best of Florida golf. The South Course plays a long 6,680 yards from the back tees. The course presents a more demanding test than the North, appealing to more advanced players. Florida Golfer and Senior Golfer have recognized its challenging layout for its excellent conditions and design. Maintenance is a top priority at Big Cypress; on both courses the well manicured fairways and greens are consistently in good shape.

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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Diamond Zoysia Grass
Architect Ron Garl (1987)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - Riders not permitted
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
Walking Allowed No

Reviews

4.4
204 Reviews (204)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Patio Dining 7
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 33
Bunkers 27
Forced Carries 23
This course/club is great for:
Locals 22
Advanced Golfers 21
Seniors 21
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 20
Convenient to the City 16
In the 'Burbs 10

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Conditions Average
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Previously Played

Best greens in Polk County

Course was in great condition today(10/01/19.) pace of play was very good. Cannot say enough about how nice the greens were.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Track

The course was very wet from recent rain, cart path only, so that detracted from things, but I was very impressed with the condition of the course. Zoysia greens, which I don't think I've ever played before, were really nice, the superintendent is doing a great job with these. Interesting holes, lots of woods and water if you don't keep it straight but pretty forgiving overall. If you haven't played here, give it a try, I think you'll like it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Enjoyable Course

Really fun course with a few challenging holes. Was in excellent shape considering allot of rain the day before. Pace of play was great allowing for an enjoyable round. Would definitely play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Great in all aspects!

Greens roll silky smooth, not too fast and not too slow.
Staff is friendly and well organized as to get you out on time and spaced out perfectly.
Great course conditions and layout.
Priced right, this course is a favorite!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course and the Course was in really good condition

Pro - Had a great time playing on this course. The course was well kept and worth the price. Would definitely recommend it to a friend.
Con - this is a 55+ community, so expect to have club members in their 60’s-70’s on the course. Just have to be patient enjoy the day.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Windy weather
Used cart

beautiful

this is the best conditioned course I have played lately
the greens are a little slow because they appear to have been aerated a few weeks ago rest of course in perfect shape not a weed anywhere

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Better than average course with remarkable greens.

The course plays short and is all together a modestly challenging design. The fairways where a little soggy in spots and crispy in others. They are generous and the hazards are never really an annoyance. The greens are a pleasure to play and some of the nicest greens in the area. Certainly the nicest greens I’ve encountered for the price. The course value is high and defiantly worth a try. Pace of play was 3:20 mins for a foursome.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awful experience

Staff in pro shop were extremely rude. Showing up on time isn’t how they do things. They want you “early” because they have “rules”

Course was okay, but nothing special. Ranger constantly followed us throughout the round.

Felt very out of place. Do not recommend to anyone.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Hello Peavey1234, thank you for reviewing our course, Big Cypress Golf & Country Club. We're very sorry to hear you may have had a poor customer experience with us recently, and we appreciate your feedback so we may work on improvements for your future experience with us. We apologize for any miscommunication or misunderstanding in regards to the time of your reservation and hope we can better clarify in the future. This is by no means the way we want our golfers to view us so please believe us when we say that we are working on improving. Thank you for choosing our course, we hope to earn your business again soon.

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

Beautiful course

Best course Ive played here so far course in great shape

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good pace of play, very good condition on South course

Enjoyed the round. Greens very good, and slightly on the slow side compared to others. Lots of water, and if you play off the black tees (not me), be prepared for some really long drives (200 yards +) to clear trouble.
Marshall’s out keeping pace of play quick.
Drove from Kissimmee, but unlikely to make the long journey again, as the course did not warrant it. However, if you are 30 minutes or less away, then give it a go.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

....

Excellent course well worth my 50 minute drive. Lots of grass with good lies, true greens and nice traps. Some tough holes but fair. Good pace today

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

4 Guys from Scotland

We played here 2 years ago and had a great time on and off the course,we decided to play again this year,we were not disappointed we had a great day playing course was in great condition for the amount it played,great staff in the clubhouse they know how to pour a mean drink lol,nice atmosphere about this club we all really enjoyed our day again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

St pats day golf round

Very busy. Proshop staff was very accomodating and friendly. Good bar service and very clean amenities. They could really use some new carts but did not have any issues. The course is maintained excellently. Saw some gators,turkeys,and lots of rabbits. Overall very nice day of play with good friend. Will return.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0

Lakeland’s hidden gem. Aside from a few tee boxes, some of the best conditions you’ll find in Lakeland. Outstanding greens year round and a good challenging course from the back tees.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Well worth playing.

We had group behind hit into us twice.
The marshall handled it very well. Seemed the young fellows didn't realize we were bound by groups in front, and that one lad could hit a longer ball than he was aware of.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The course has great features.I

I love this course been here since Nov1 and have played a lot of course s I would play this 5 Days week if I could .The Course is in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good

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