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2.9
147 Reviews (147)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
61
3 Stars
53
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
13
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.3
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.3
68.8%
Recommend this course
116 out of 147 reviews
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2.6
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.5
Value
3.0
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.0
62.5%
Recommend this course
5 out of 8 reviews
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2.8
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.2
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.0
66.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 71
Length 5886 yards
Slope 113
Rating 66.7

Course Details

Year Built 1926
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Amick Donald Ross (1928)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, MasterCard , Discover, American Express
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Locker Rooms

Reviews

2.9
147 Reviews (147)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 29
Bunkers 20
Forced Carries 9
This course/club is great for:
Locals 29
Seniors 27
Beginners 25
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 40
Near the Airport 22
Worth the Drive 8

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Reviews 20
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Courtesy Golfing

I play this course once a week and continue to be amazed at the number of discourteous golfers who do not fix their ball marks on the greens, or digits on the fairways. Also, the people who drive right up to the greens is appalling to me!! Nice course that will deteriorate if players don't respect the course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Don''t Bother Go to a Range Instead

It's a shame to see what the City of Melbourne has done to it's courses. I learned to play on this course in the 1980s. This course has steadily deteriorated for years now. Had not played there for at least a year for the same reasons. Worse Greens in the County, If stimp meter had a negative reading these would qualify. The only things that were consistent on these greens was the amount of dead hardpan browned out spots and the number of replacement plugs in them. So many sand scoop spots, like putting thru a mine field. "Goose Grass" on every single green and sometimes was the dominant "Geen color" on them. The fairways did have nice grass on them but for 40 dollars you would have better bang for your buck at a decent driving range, which by the way would not be theirs either. Trying to chip and putt there is a total waste of time and money. I worked there as a volunteer 10 or so years ago and as stated earlier it's a shame. I know that my next round at a real Golf Course, I'll be blowing my chips and putts 20 ft past the hole.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked

Watch where you drive

I've played here several times. I like the course but the starter needs to ask people who use carts NOT to drive through the wet areas and STAY further away from the greens. If you can't walk a little you probably shouldn't be on a golf course.
If people keep driving so close to the greens and through the wet areas (this includes the lawn mowers), the course will continue to deteriorate and end up like Mallards, which is an abysmal golf course.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Playing on a sponge.

A very hot day with walking the only option. Too much rain days before. Since there are few cart paths they can't institute "cart path only". I'm glad they closed the course to carts as some of the "brainless" golfers, who have no common sense, will drive right through the soft areas and leave terrible ruts, etc.
Hopefully, the rain will help the greens recover!!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Playing again

OK municipal course. Played several times and it's a good deal for the $$$$ I only play 9 holes and it's a nice day with average fairways and greens. The lawn people and maintenance people need to wakeup and not drive through the wet areas and gouge the fairways. They can go a day without mowing. If the maintenance people paid better attention the course would improve greatly.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Needs Work, but getting better..

I took the Sunday afternoon to walk the Melbourne municipal course. I haven't played there in a few weeks. The fairways were in decent shape but in need of aeration. The greens and tee boxes were in dire need of work and major TLC. With all the rain they have received they have grown in some but need professional maintenance. The city has no clue on golf course maintenance. With the volume of players you would think they could invest some back in the course . I will check back in a couple of months to see if progress has been made, Needs work but getting better

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Greens were terrible

My friends and I decided to play at Crane Creek because we have not played there in about a year. I noticed right off the main practice putting green was in Texas conditioning. It looked like someone poured acid al over it and you cannot properly putt on it. We went to the driving range and it needed work there was not even sand to repair our divots as a matter of fact the whole driving range was in need of majorly repair. When we tees off the fairways were decent but the condition of every green on every hole was in awful and non playable. I do not think we will return. The city of Melbourne should get out of the golf course business.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Sell it

The best thing that the city of Melbourne could do with this course is fix it. Failing that, sell it for building development. It is a disgrace in all aspects. The first clue is the practice tee, which looks ready to plant potatoes.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Poor weather
Used cart

Save your money !

Just WOW ! This course has the worst greens in Florida. They have been punched and sanded at least 10 times since August of 2015. It is obvious that there is most likely a fungus that is killing the greens. Completely un puttable. They should be ashamed the prices they are charging for this miserable lil stretch of land. The staff is friendly so that is not a problem. DO NOT waste your dollars on this place. You have been warned !

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 28
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Solid course at a great price.

Great price. Very good greens. Pro shop guy was rude. But the lady in the restaurant, was great. Very flat wide-open course, with several water hazards that made for a fun round. I didn't lose a single ball. Course was very windy, which just made the course even more fun/challenging.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Crane Creek

Played this Sunday in the morning. Was expecting a slow round but our thressome moved pretty quickly most of the round. Tee boxes and fairways were ok, greens were sanded though. Overall a decent layout of holes, not the longest course by any means. They had water jugs on every hole which was a nice feature.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Had a good day on the course

It is a nice course with a lot of play...not a lot of trouble.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not a happy golfer

The course is decent very challenging green are the worse I've seen

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Round

Coarse in good general condition. Greens were fast and in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

course in poor condition

just went to this course to knock some rust off my game coming from up north and not having played for at least a month. it is a wide open course that is very walkable and good for seniors. it is a short course, if you can hit over 200 with your driver. I hit driver wedge on just about every par 4. the greens had been aerated and were in terrible shape, almost unplayable.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Fun course to play

Course isn't very easy and has some challenging holes
and is in pretty good shape.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Poor weather

Cours très agréable à jouer.

Le 26 janvier, il pleuvait, mais on nous a donné un *Rain Chek* Personnel est fort agréable.

Merci

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