Poinciana Country Club

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2.6
86
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
30
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
17
Conditions
2.4
Value
3.4
Layout
3.2
Friendliness
3.4
Pace
3.7
Amenities
2.4
59.8%
Recommend this course
53 out of 86 reviews
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Average Rating
2.0
4
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.3
Value
2.8
Layout
2.3
Pace
3.3
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
2.5
50.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 4 reviews
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Average Rating
2.3
22
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
8
Conditions
2.1
Value
3.1
Layout
2.8
Pace
3.5
Amenities
2.1
StaffFriendliness
3.0
50.0%
Recommend this course
11 out of 22 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 4561
Slope 103
Rating 60.9
Type Semi-Private
Located in western Lake Worth, Poinciana Country Club is one of several great short courses that south Florida has to offer. At just over 4,000 yards, it is a quick and challenging test of your target golf skills. The greens are small with large breaks and there are swaying palms lining the fairways. The layout consists of par 3s that range from 103 to 172 yards and par 4s that are approximately 300 yards. There are strategically placed hazards throughout the golf course that offer good short game practice for more advanced players. Poinciana Country Club can conveniently be played in less than four hours. The golf course is still gentle enough for beginners though. It is popular amongst locals but still a well kept secret from the rest of south Florida.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 4561 yards 60.9 103
White 64 4028 yards 59.0 100
Red (W) 64 3564 yards 57.6 97
Scorecard for Poinciana Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 60.9/103 148 550 148 144 450 135 162 167 400 2304 470 162 325 85 180 375 175 135 350 2257 4561
White M: 59.0/100 130 475 143 130 400 119 127 141 350 2015 425 128 300 77 162 350 156 115 300 2013 4028
Red W: 57.6/97 115 426 138 121 392 106 118 119 284 1819 360 111 284 69 148 254 143 104 272 1745 3564
Handicap 18 2 10 4 8 14 6 12 16 7 17 1 3 9 5 13 11 15
Par 5 3 4 3 3 4 3 3 4 32 3 5 3 3 5 3 3 3 4 32 64

Course Details

Year Built 1976
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

2.6
86

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 7
Water Hazards 7
This course/club is great for:
Beginners 7
Seniors 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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Previously Played

Ridiculous experience

We went to play this course early this morning and were denied access even though we had already paid through golf now . They were hostile and vulgar. Nobody at the course had any idea why they were treating us this way . Police got involved because of their hostility towards us and sided with us. The police even went as far as to advise the owner to seek another career. I would suggest you never play this course and advise your friends to avoid it as well. There are so many courses in south Florida there is no reason to support this type of establishment.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Ridiculous Experience

After arriving to our tee time on time and paid for, we were denied access to the course saying there was no room. Cops eventually showed up and noticed no one had teed off in 30 minutes. They simply denied us the service we paid for.

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

great for short game

Can see owners are trying hard to bring this course back, was in pretty good shape as of date we played, Hope they keep up the progress. They need to work on traps, more sand would be big improvement. Played it in March of 2018 and course was pretty beat up. Much better than then. great place to bring newbie golfer, or for intermediate to work on short game, worth the price they charge, Greens are pretty guarded by bunkers. So approach shots are tricky.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun course

This is a nice short course but you have to place some of your shots to avoid water hazards and traps. Good value for what we paid. Would definitely play there again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Needs Help

I have played here 4 x, and this Course is Going Down in the FIRE FAST...Needs Water, 12 of 18 Greens in Awful Shape, and NOT a SPOT of GREEN FAIRWAYS on the ENTIRE Course...Needs Investment to TURN it around...My First 2x playing, Great Shape, February...3 weeks Later, a Dirt Playground...

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value

This coarse was a good deal for the price compared to other courses in this area and was in pretty good shape although there is a drought in this area

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Tricky greens

I dont think they have the good grass for greens.It looks like fairway grass.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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 Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Much Improved

Went back to Poinciana in Lake Worth and was happy to see that the course was vastly improved since last May when it needed work. Good course for the amateur.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Brad

Older course, not in good shape, had rangers but they didn't do anything, got the oldest cart they had I think. Had to be 15 years old or more, broken windshield. They hadn't mowed the course in 4 to 7 days or more at least I think. Not worth the money to play there. I won't be back.

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

Much updated....

The course has new owners and has made a great improvement on the greens.... it is wonderful as a non stressful easy experience... very good for honing your skills.. the people are helpful and working diligently to continue to upgrade this course.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Need to have to course marked more clearly and a layout posted. Was disappointed but you get what you pay for.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Horrible Conditions

Worse course conditions iv ever seen from the tee boxes to the fairways including the greens how they stay open is beyond me

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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