Silver Dollar Golf & Trap Club - Bobcat/Gator Course

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3.7
189
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
82
3 Stars
47
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
12
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.2
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
80.9%
Recommend this course
151 out of 189 reviews
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Average Rating
4.0
22
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.5
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
3.9
78.3%
Recommend this course
18 out of 22 reviews
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Average Rating
3.8
51
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.3
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.0
82.7%
Recommend this course
43 out of 51 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 73
Length 6222
Slope 114
Rating 70.0
Type Public
Silver Dollar Golf & Trap Club offers three unique nine-hole courses located just northwest of Tampa. The courses take advantage of the scenic landscape provided by the west Florida coast. Stately trees dot the terrain as well as several lakes and ponds. The nines: the Bobcat, the Gator, and the Panther; can be played individually, consecutively, or as an 18-hole combination. The Bobcat/Gator layout offers an interesting variety of fairways that range from wide to narrow, tree lined to open. There are also strategically placed bunkers and water hazards coming into play throughout. The golf course balances challenging elements with player-friendly features to make a versatile course that appeals to a range of different skill levels. The versatile layouts and variety of options makes Silver Dollar one of the best values in the Tampa area.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 73 6222 yards 70.0 114
White 73 5903 yards 68.0 110
Gold 73 5216 yards
Red (W) 73 4613 yards

Course Details

Year Built 1985

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.7
189

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Watching the Game 9
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 25
Forced Carries 16
Bunkers 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 26
Seniors 19
Beginners 18
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 18
Worth the Drive 13
Convenient to the City 11
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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

Silver Dollar Day

This is a great place to golf. Friendly staff, upgraded course with terrific greens. Challenging course with a very good layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

1st time

Course was in decent shape, kinda deserted no one in ft or behind so we cruised thru in just under 3 hrs. Greens running fast and in good shape. Club house reception was nice and friendly. We will play here again in the late spring.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
4.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Silver Dollar Golf Club

First time playing this course. It has 27 holes but nine for the gator was not open today I played the panther to the Bobcat. Played from the blue tees, it has decent length around 6200 yards. I believe due to the extensive rainfall the area has experienced I found the rough to be a little high so any ball that traveled off the fairway took some time to locate. The greens while not fast were in very nice condition and rolled true. Check in guy was polite and friendly but the rangers were a bit cranky for no reason. Lighten up or find a job where you don’t deal with the paying public. Course is fairly open with some lakes come into play. I definitely will be back, a good value.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Seen better days

Due to the rain which I was aware of the course was wet, rough had not been mowed in days even before rain. We made our tee times on golf Now and the staff seemed to be annoyed that we did. We played the entire front nine with no one in front of us made the turn only to find the tee box backed up three groups in front in front of us.

I will play this course again but it won’t be for a long time.

Conditions Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Retired

Greens were in excellent condition. Fairways were in good condition. Great value for price. My wife and I will play again Sunday, the 15th.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

wide open - fun track

great place to tune your game especially the wider fairways and huge greens.

great place to play with your young golfers this summer.

greens just a little bumpy still,

punched about 3 weeks ago.

very puttable

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

Good golf day

Front 9 very wet, well it did rain the night before but the back 9 was like it never rained at all.

Good course for bogey golfers like me as well as beginners. Greens in very good shape. Lots of dog legs.

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

Challenge from the tips.

6500 from the tips with more dogleg lefts than 3 average courses. Reviews were correct on slow pace of play but some of the slow play may be attributed to the abnormal amount of dogleg lefts. My son and I normally play right to left so it worked in our favor. The greens were medium slow but rolled true. Pro shop personnel friendly, giving advice on how to get from hole to hole really helped as not easy to follow path due to several long walks from green to tee. I recommend this course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

Beautiful course with very little housing surrounding it. Only complaints were that our 8:37 am tee time was right before a scramble event, so the golfers asked us to skip hole 3...then because scrambles play fast they were on our heels the entire day. Since we weren't pros and the first visit for all four of our golfers, we felt a bit rushed. The range shooting was also somewhat distracting on that part of the course.

But overall a beautiful setting and very friendly staff. The ranger kept a good watch and did it in a nice way. The grass and greens were in excellent condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course Pro shop Rude

Nice layout course in very good condition always like playing this course. Once you get passed the Pro shop staff rudeness you will have a great day Btw all of the starters are friendly

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible staff

Called to change time because of rain, staff unwilling to help and very rude. will never return and do not recommend. Customer service is everything.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

PGA quality greens

I was impressed with the greens, best shape ever. Keep up the good work.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Ranger knows how to ruin a round

course personnel sure know how to unnecessarily ruin a decent round of golf.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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$199 Starting price
Valid dates: Oct 19, 2018 - Dec 20, 2018
The package includes overnight accommodations, unlimited rounds of golf for two players, daily American breakfast for two at CORE Kitchen & Wine Bar and 10% savings offered at the Golf Shop.
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