Championship at Colony West Country Club

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3.4
328
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
138
3 Stars
80
2 Stars
43
1 Stars
30
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.7
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.1
71.4%
Recommend this course
232 out of 323 reviews
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Average Rating
3.2
6
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
1.3
StaffFriendliness
3.5
50.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 6 reviews
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Average Rating
3.4
25
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.6
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.4
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
3.8
68.0%
Recommend this course
17 out of 25 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 71
Length 7258
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Public
Devlin and VonHagge designed this course, which challenges even experienced golfers. It has been rated by Golf Digest to be among the 50 top courses in the United States. The signature hole on the Championship Course is #12, a 452-yard, par 4, requiring a tee shot through a cypress forest to an island green. This 7,258 yards, par 71 course has narrow fairways, a deep rough as well as plenty of water and bunkers. Enjoy the fast greens and the excitement of knowing you're on one of the best.
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Colony West Golf Club - Champ Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 71 7258 yards
Green 71 6727 yards
Blue 71 6271 yards
White 71 5465 yards
Red 71 4445 yards
Scorecard for Championship
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 75.4/141 588 425 414 434 243 393 576 209 461 3743 400 425 443 192 561 458 424 167 445 3515 7258
Green M: 72.9/137 568 391 382 397 180 370 546 192 431 3457 378 400 409 169 532 429 387 150 416 3270 6727
Blue M: 70.7/133 548 362 344 363 177 347 511 172 400 3224 354 374 392 152 501 404 348 134 388 3047 6271
White M: 67.4/122 W: 72.5/129 483 344 305 305 153 274 449 153 349 2815 335 345 332 134 445 321 312 124 302 2650 5465
Red W: 67.3/116 402 275 235 235 77 223 336 127 332 2242 236 248 300 120 414 272 251 114 248 2203 4445
Handicap 1 11 9 5 17 13 7 15 3 14 10 2 16 8 4 12 18 6
Par 5 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 36 4 4 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 35 71

Course Details

Year Built 1971
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bruce Devlin (1971) Robert von Hagge (1971)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

3.4
328

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 48
Brunch 24
Watching the Game 21
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 63
Bunkers 53
Plays Long 37
This course/club is great for:
Locals 63
Advanced Golfers 30
Seniors 20
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 53
In the 'Burbs 28
Worth the Drive 26

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I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

A Bit of a Hot Mess right now...

Greens and bunkers in very good condition as they were just redone over this last summer.

Fairways were disappointing with a few being just plain bad.

The truncated 18th hole was disappointing. I hope that's not permanent.

Construction will be ongoing for the better part of 2 years I understand. That has made parking a nightmare. Restroom facilities are nasty porta potties at the "clubhouse" area. (a trailer.)

That said, I like the layout and have always been treated well here. I will continue to play here now and again as usual.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging course

Very hard course. Be sure to have an extra sleeve of balls or two. Holes 10 and 18 shortened due to irrigation issue. Parking is a challenge due to construction. Fairways okay but greens are in great shape. Overall not a bad course. Will be playing again for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Construction going on.

Annoying construction. Some staff act like they're the police. Course and greens in poor shape. No trash cans and maybe 1 bathroom. Maybe when construction is complete it will be better. Kudos to the GM though. A fine gentleman.

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Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Wow

We have played here before and where shocked to arrive to such a mess.

Thirilled, after we found parking to see the coarse itself had already been

ungraded . It was very good . People nice as always and will go back.

Got rain and lightning on the 13th hole so not happy with that but weather.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

POST RENOVATION REVIEW....

Course has been closed for a few months due to upgrading the greens.

Played within the 1st week of it being reopened. The greens were OK at best. They were VERY SLOW and they didn't look how I was expecting, as the course was closed since April/May.

Sand traps were nice and fluffy.

Lots of greens have patches and the greens were very flat. Kind of disappointed (to be honest).

As for the fairways & tee boxes......they weren't touched and are a disaster. For the money Colony West wants for this course, I would look / play elsewhere. Go to Palm Beach & play Osprey or even Coral Springs down the block. LOTS of work needs to be done to bring CW back. Hopefully once the hotel is finished, they will reinvest into the fairways, greens and cart paths.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

COURSE RATING

Ive played here a couple of times and its only because o the course layout. Staff are always very friendly at the course but the condition right now is pretty poor. No grass on the course, greens were running very slow and there is no care taken with the bunkers. (rocks everywhere with lips also destroyed. We havnt had much rain the last few months but the course is pretty bare.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Going to be a great course again

Can see the improvements on the greens and tee boxes glad to see that new “soon to be “ facilities blueprints

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Wait on every hole.

We had to wait on every hole both on the tee box and in the fairway. 3.5 hours to play 12 holes and then quit

due to time constraints.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worth the money

The course is not in great shape - that is the fairways have little grass and lots of weeds and dirt. The greens are good and they have done a lot of work to fix the cart paths. All in all, this course is worth the reduced cost they charge and I like the people who work there and the course layout itself.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun to play

Good value, fun to play, conditions were ok for cost to play there.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow as a Turtle

The course was in very good shape and the greens need another month or so to be excellent. However, the pace of play was the slowest I have seen in a long time. Singles all over the place not matched up and no one to assist. Where are your rangers!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

SLOW

The pace of play was very slow. It took me almost 3 hours to play 9 holes. I left after the 9 holes. No one was paired up. I had a father and his 7 year kid in front of me and he was waiting on a foursome to play ahead of him. C'mon common sense. Put us in front of the foursome. Never got to see the back 9.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very challenging

Great rate for a very challenging course. This course is a must play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Average conditions

It was a 5 hour round. The front nine was not in very good condition with slow poor greens. The back nine was better. Too bad because it has overall a good layout especially around the greens but it needs lots of attention and course rangers before I'll play there again. Three stars max!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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CWest1971
Commented On 01/18/2018

Thank you so much for your review! We are certainly disappointed that you had issues during your round with us. Id love to talk about this with you further. Please send me an email letting me know the best way to contact you at rmiller@colonywestgolfclub.com. I look forward to hearing from you -Ryan Miller Assistant General Manager

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