Windermere Country Club

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664
5 Stars
197
4 Stars
324
3 Stars
98
2 Stars
31
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6641
Slope 136
Rating 71.6
Type Semi-Private
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6641 yards 71.6 136
White 72 6259 yards 69.9 131
Yellow 72 5933 yards 68.3 128
Red (W) 72 5375 yards 71.7 127
Scorecard for Windermere
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: 71.6/127 522 392 393 176 428 405 182 487 377 3362 410 510 402 361 205 512 378 207 413 3398 6760
White M: 69.8/126 509 374 373 159 401 363 155 457 361 3152 358 480 379 350 189 500 358 184 391 3189 6341
Gold M: 68.5/122 480 348 354 148 376 349 138 430 337 2960 345 460 365 324 174 469 334 166 365 3002 5962
Red W: 71.3/121 408 301 326 122 352 312 128 402 261 2612 315 413 329 309 153 424 320 151 321 2735 5347
Handicap 15 3 9 13 1 7 11 17 5 6 18 12 16 14 10 4 8 2
Par 5 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 4 36 4 5 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 3 13 7 17 11 9 15 1 5 10 14 16 12 18 4 2 8 6

Course Details

Year Built 1986
Greens Tif Eagle
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ward Northrup

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker No
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.0
664

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 63
Brunch 25
Patio Dining 21
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 116
Bunkers 111
Undulating Greens 68
This course/club is great for:
Locals 104
Advanced Golfers 75
Seniors 56
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 85
Worth the Drive 77
In the 'Burbs 73

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sad day

Course closing. Nice layout, used to be well maintained

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Unless nostalgia strikes, save your money

Unless nostalgia forces you to play here before it closes on Monday, save your money and go elsewhere. They've packed it in here.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

My thoughts

I can see it was very well appointed when private. But I'm thinking maintenance has relaxed w new owners and that's understandable. Some traps were removed to loosen up some toughness maybe to speed up play? But that wasn't an issue as we played in just under 3 hrs. I would play it again as it was a good value. Greens held there lines and were consistent. Chips checked up well too. KA, St Charles, Il.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

going out of business

This course is closing up shop in April and looked it!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Used cart

Will be closed – what a shame!

This was one of mine favorites in Orlando – and they gonna close it for housing!!!! Incredible!!! And as it is known that it will close on April 4th, they just let it go… The conditions are horrible. I am really sad about this decision. This will be the second great course (after Grande Pines – Marriott) that will close because someone will make more money – jus bad. No further comment.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Interesting course with good value

A very interesting layout with decent conditions - the rye grass in fairways and tee areas isn't going to come in very well, but greens were fine and rough okay. There were several challenging holes and we found the course to be a solid value. We would return again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Too bad

Windemere Golf club is in a beautiful setting in a very nice section of suburban Orlando surrounded by very nice homes but it is closing in April to be transformed into a housing development. It is a very nice course in terrible condition. Only the greens are being watered. The range is horrible. The pro shop is virtually empty of merchandise. The grill is a joke. However we enjoyed the course and can only imagine what it would be like with some TLC.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Parched greens roll like pavement painted green

Last day of golf trip and we wanted to find a cheaper venue. We paid about $50 through golfnow. The bag drop person was less than friendly and when we brought the cart back because it didn't act like it was charged before teeing off he treated us like we were an annoyance. The course is a wreck. Almost all yellow and brown and very little healthy grass. The greens were a joke... parched and therefore lighting quick. Holding a green was near impossible even when you land short and let it run to the flag. Some even had green sand on them. The fellas that greet you after the green seemed pleasant but just like your waitress does when its time to collect. You can save money but don't try at this place. Green fees with course as is should be in the $25-30 dollar range and then I'm not sure its worth it.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Too Bad

Course is closing 4/18/2016, building condos! Nice layout, but only tees and greens are being kept up for play. Played off hardpan all day.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Now or never

Great track! Most unfortunate it is scheduled to close in the near future for property development. Get a last round in if you can. Greens are faster than most.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Fairways Still Not in Good Shape

Disappointing that fairways are still dry and have not been irrigated. Some greens have winter kill.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Off the bucket list

Always enjoyed playing Windermere in previous visits but I now understand it is closing April 18 for development. Very obvious as Mr. DeCunha is not putting any money into the place. Took 5 hours to play and we are not slow players. Waited on every shot.

Too bad as his Dragon's Fire course in southern Ontario is quite nice and well maintained.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Tobadsosad

Nice course ,to bad it''s closeing.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

What a Shame it's Closing

I played here 2 years ago and really enjoyed it so when I had a chance this visit to FL I booked a time. The rate was excellent and the weather was gorgeous. I was paired with 3 local fellas and we teed off 10 minutes earlier than our tee time. The course was booked solid but pace of play was good and we finished in 4 hours 15 minutes. The course was not over seeded but the greens were in great shape, fast and firm with lots of subtle undulations. Fairways are dormant Bermuda but easy to hit off of. The last 4 holes are a treat to play and will make or break your round. It's a shame that the owner is closing it in mid April to build houses. A real loss for us golfers.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Save your money

It seems with the coarse closing in two months no one working cared about you. From the check in to ranger to pro shop. Took us over 5 hours to play. Coarse layout was great, virtually no maintenance carts terrible. If you can get on for $20.00 or so it may be worth your money. Pick another coarse to spend five hours. Norm

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Good course in bad shape

This is a decently laid out course but due to its pending closure has been let go

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

This used to be a great course

We've played this course in recent years and really enjoyed it. Great track and lots of great holes. Unfortunately it is closing permanently in April and it looks like they've stopped maintaining it.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Course is closing

Since the course is closing in April, the course was not in very good shape. Clearly there was not any watering of the fairways.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

So Sorry

Sorry to hear they will be closing the course in April. It was fun while it lasted

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

Nice course

Nice course the only downside was hearing that the course is closing permanently in April

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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