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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
90.7%
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4.1
41 Reviews (41)
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Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
85.4%
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4.3
113 Reviews (113)
5 Stars
56
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
89.4%
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101 out of 113 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7152 yards
Slope 141
Rating 75.1
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RedTail Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2004
Golf Season Year round
Architect David Harman (2004)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

4.3
867 Reviews (867)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 60
Patio Dining 52
19th Hole Scenic Views 40
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 113
Forced Carries 89
Water Hazards 84
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 100
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 74
Locals 70
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 125
In the 'Burbs 42
Convenient to the City 22

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Best Value in Central Fla

Great layout and great shape as usual. My favorite course hands down.

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

Great course

All I can say is, GREAT COURSE!!
A must play. I drive 56 miles to play this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
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 Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Previously Played

OMG - Slow play

Course is in good condition but OMG the pace of play was terrible. We quit after 15 because we were already approaching 4 1/2 hours. There were no marshals out to monitor pace of play and no cart to buy beer ( to ease our pain). Unfortunately this is a recurring problem at Redtail.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Aeration is not your friend

RedTail is amazing, but they have been hit hard by the rains. There are a ton of soft and muddy areas and many bunkers have standing water. That said, it’s still such a great track to play.

The greens have been aerated in the last month and with the water the greens are super bumpy and slow. It is what it is, the great irony of aeration is you have to do it when the greens are at their best or it won’t work, but there are other courses in the area holding up to the aeration season better (North Shore).

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Definitely not the 4 stars rating as on Golfnow

Usually if there is an issue with the course (hole #7 completely closed due to flooding) it is in the listing on Golf Now.. as in under repair, over topping, aeration, etc so a golfer knows before they pay to play that the course has issues. Staff was no help at all on where the first tee was, what direction to go in or anything at all. Don’t believe I will go back to Red Tail again anytime soon.
Oh, pace of play was not a problem.. no one else on the course.. they must have known it was in terrible condition. Doesn’t look like anyone is too worried about the terrible condition of the fairways, bunkers prover grown rough with lots and lots of weeds.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

RedTail August 2019

The course is in good condition, considering all of the rain. Unfortunately, the 7th hole is unplayable and closed. The 7th hole is a very interesting and challenging par 5..
The greens were in very good condition and average speed.
We did encounter some rain which disrupted our pace of play, but without rain we would have completed our round in 3.5 hours.
The 18th hole is one of the best and most challenging holes in Central Florida!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Love the course and club but may not be back - we will see tomorrow

Over the past year, I've played at Red Tail 50+ times. One thing that you will see if you play here are golf cart attendants with the acronym FIT on their vests. If you don't know what FIT means, it stands for First Impression Team. It's a great concept but doesn't mean anything if employees don't buy into it which at least one here clearly doesn't.

I don't normally like to call people out but the golf cart attendant today was over the top rude and offensive (more than normal). The gentleman, thin, tall guy with a beard, is just flat out rude and reflects nothing about creating a good first impression. Aside from today, he has NEVER helped me load my bag or offered anything positive in any way. Instead, countless times, he acts like he is completely inconvenienced by me playing later in the day even though EVERY time I return the cart before the 8pm deadline. He makes it very clear that he wants to go home. I've even tried striking up conversation with him in an effort to break the "ice", but he doesn't respond other than muttering things under his breath as he drives off.

That all said, my experience with the other golf cart attendants has been great - the young man (Zach) is awesome. He has a very nice, positive attitude. The older gentleman that works there is also very good - he is actually the only one who comes out of the cart shed to load your golf bag and unload it after the round - no one else does that.

I will be contacting the general manager of the club tomorrow to hopefully resolve some of these ongoing personnel issues. If I need to go before the board to be heard, I'll do so. Reason being is that I really like Red Tail but refuse to spend hundreds of dollars at a place and be treated like this (especially like this evening). There just isn't any point. I will provide an update at a later time based on the outcome.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Course

FDirst time playing Red Tail and enjoyed it! Course is challenging and green rolled nicely. With all the rain lately, hole 7 was closed and some standing water was present but overall in good condition. I would play again anytime!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens / fairways in bad shape

Greens were bumpy, many bad areas in fairway.; muddy & dead grass.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The red tail experience

I’ve played Redtail several times and Ifind the course very challenging. This time however the greens had been aerated and there was no notification, on Golf Now. The tee boxes were in very poor condition due to some fertilizing issues. The fairways, however, were in very good condition.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Layout fun or challenging depending on tees. Always an outstanding value compared to courses south of Orlando with some exceptions. Greens in really good condition considering aerating a few weeks ago like all courses in area. Some tee boxes needed some love but mainly on back side. Recent rains should help since we did have a lack of rain for several weeks last month. SLOW group in front of us but pro shop all over it after we reached out! Friendly staff. Thanks guys for a great Father’s Day, we’ll be back 100%!!!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Great course, greens need some speed, healed up well from the aerification. Seems to always play slow, not many players on the course, but seems to always jam up.4.5 hours and finally left on 17. Still enjoy the track, might benefit from a Marshall to keep the groups moving

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Disapointing

The conditions of the course are disappointing. Last time I played here the course was in excellent shape. Not so much this time. The tees and fairways are pitiful, More dirt than grass. The greens were much better than the rest of the course but the greens had been punched some time ago but there were indentations, little craters all over them. Sad to see.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not the Normal RedTail

Unfortunately, they were doing coursework and there was no notification of it when I made my tee time. RedTail is one of my favorite local courses which is typically always in the best condition, but this was really bad from fairways to greens. How they are charging anything north of $30 considering the condition is disheartening.

The course presented a challenge as always, punched greens and bare muddy fairways in many spots only added to it. Not sure the timeline to complete the work, but I hope your round goes better. Probably won’t be back for at least a month possibly two.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

My favorite golf course

I just love playing this course. The greens, tee boxes and fairways are always well kept. The course is challenging but fair. It has a private country club feel which I love (because I can't afford to join a private country club). This time out the greens had been aerated which made putting fairly difficult but for $25.00 it was well worth it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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