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4 Stars
30
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
28
Staff Friendliness
3.1
Pace
4.8
Amenities
1.3
Conditions
1.2
Value
1.4
Layout
0
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7031
Slope 130
Rating 72.9
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 72 7031 yards 72.9 130
Middle 72 6469 yards 70.6 126
Forward 72 5298 yards 69.5 114
Scorecard for Marion Oaks
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: 72.9/130 433 178 421 515 434 173 412 505 407 3478 424 520 397 208 422 525 418 208 431 3553 7031
White M: 70.6/126 406 162 395 491 401 150 382 467 383 3237 371 493 362 186 380 490 373 179 398 3232 6469
Gold M: 69.5/114 315 150 305 410 317 142 285 425 290 2639 318 450 352 174 298 420 342 161 351 2866 5505
Red W: 69.5/110 300 144 293 397 307 125 272 420 280 2538 306 435 336 169 283 413 331 153 334 2760 5298
Handicap 3 17 7 13 1 15 11 5 9 6 12 10 18 4 14 8 16 2
Par 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 5 4 36 4 5 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1980
Fairways Bermuda
Greens Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect John Denton

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

1.3
116

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Patio Dining 2
Watching the Game 2
Course Challenges Include:
Plays Long 14
Bunkers 12
Thick Rough 11
This course/club is great for:
Locals 23
Seniors 13
Beginners 10
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 23
Convenient to the City 9
Worth the Drive 7
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Not Good

Not much to add that has not already been said. If they are not going to maintain the course properly then it might as well close if it hasn't already. The layout seemed interesting however no grass means not a good round. Pace of play was good because there was only 1 other group there. Power carts were in excellent condition.
Staff Friendliness Average
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Would have given a zero if possible

This was the worst course I have ever played. Even for the discounted price I would not recommend this course. There is no grass in the fairway, it seems to be replaced by sand which is all over the course. Not replacing the divot sand but bunker sand. Maybe this course was good a long time ago but it seems they've decided not to spend any money to upkeep the course. This is the cheapest course I've played since moving to Central Florida and I guess you get what you pay for, that being said I'll never be back to this one.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice layout But bad condition

Have played this course many years but at this time it seems to be be in not so good shape. Fairways are really rough and the greens need a lot of work. Will try the course again in a few months.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Fair
Course Layout Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

This course needs a lot of work!

There was no grass in any of the fairways. The greens were in terrible shape, some of them looked like you were hitting into sand traps. This use to be our groups favorite course, it's a shame that they have let it get in this shape.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Good
Played On
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Every Fairway is full of sand

No irrigation, golf T's are horrible sometimes you hitting the ball above your feet Fairways are full of sand hardly any green grass and the sand I'm talking about are not bunkers.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Fair
Course Layout Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Goat Field

We got a deal from Deal Caddy and thought from the write up this was going to be a country club course. Little did we know it was a goat pasture with no grass in the fairways. Weeds and sand!! On the good hand NO WATER..not one lake or pond. Found some water by a sprinkler head. Made tee times for friends from New Jersey with us from Ohio expecting to take them to a lovely course. Fortunately we are a fun group and got LOTS of LAUGHS but for a serious golfer would not recommend this course. Poor shape and condition. A big disappointment and definitely would not pay full price to golf this course. Need to pay the water bill and get some grass please!!!!
Staff Friendliness Average
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

So bad...

Worst conditions I've ever played under...greens were worse than the fairways I'm accustomed to playing...5 stars for pace of play because there was no one else in this course...Buyer beware!
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

BRUTAL

Worst conditions in all of Marion County, hands down.. I wanted my money back !
Staff Friendliness Average
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Don't waste your money!

They say a day on the golf course is a good day. Try this course and you will see that is not really true. This place is terrible! If you like golfing on sand dunes with a occasional weed, this may be your place. Some of the tee boxes were all sand. Fairways are in sad shape and that is a compliment. went into the club house on the turn to get a beer. I drink Michelob Ultra and when I saw a sign that said Ultra bottles were $1 off the regular price of cans. When I asked the girl at the counter for one she said they did not have any. When I asked if she was going to honor that price with a can, she said NO. I find it hard to believe they would allow bottle beer on the course. I will not ever again be disappointed with this place and now you know why.
Staff Friendliness Fair
Pace of Play Fair
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice greens

Ok for the discount price
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Fair
Course Conditions Poor
Value for the Money Average
Course Layout Average

Stay & Play Offers

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Valid dates: Aug 13, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
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