Lake Bess Country Club

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4.0
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
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About

Holes 9
Par 35
Length 2217
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
Type Public
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 35 2217 yards
White 35 2080 yards
Red 35 1760 yards
Scorecard for Lake Bess
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
Blue M: 36.1/113 259 390 181 215 238 222 124 266 322 2217 2217
White M: 36.1/113 238 352 165 205 228 202 116 258 316 2080 2080
Red W: 36.1/113 218 321 125 178 206 161 107 153 291 1760 1760
Handicap 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Par 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 4 35 35

Course Details

Year Built 1994
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.3
11
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

This course is not forgiving

You have to hit your ball very straight on this course. A couple drives have to be hit perfect to be in play. Nice selection of par 3's

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Ct Pat

Great value for the buck but also very busy.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Pristine warmup course.

Great place to get warmed up for later round of golf. Thanks to Golf Now you can get 7:30 AM tee time. Neat course close to Lake Bess. It is nestled among nice homes near Winter Haven.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Need to play a couple times to know where to hit it..

Not a bad executive course, good place to practice wedges and approach shots. Pretty tight as well, you can get into trouble if you don't know where to place tee shots. Greens were very slow, not bad looking just real slow. The staff was great very nice and informative. Great deal for $10 no doubt, will go back for sure.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Very nice comfortable course

I would recommend this nice 9 hole course. We'll be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Very Nice Executive Course

This course was perfect for my wife. Just the right length and good challenges. She even almost beat me!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Surprising

We were pleasantly surprised at the course. It was not the typical executive course. We said we would play it again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good value for the money.

Played in December of 2014. Course is in the best shape I have seen it. It is a short course and is player friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice short course.

Lake Bess Golf Course is in really good condition. The greens are in great shape,but just a little long even after just being cut. A good place to get in a quick 9 or work primarily on irons and wedges. Will definitely play again

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Nice Little Executive Course

This course is worth the money. It's very walkable and there is a Hot Deal on GN for it every morning. The greens at Lake Bess are in amazing shape. They play a little slow but they are even and true. Playing from the tips, almost all of holes are drivable but a few well placed trees will add a bit of challenge to it. The practice areas are in great shape and the carts work just fine. I'd consider this more of a winter course because of how great of shape it's in compared to summer - like most places in Florida.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice little course

Nice little course. I was anxious to see how the short course would play and was quite surprised. I probably only used my driver on 2 of the 9 holes. Definitely had an iron out for almost everything out of the tee box. Most of the par 4s are within driving range but the course is designed where it is basically impossible to drive them without ending up OB or in some trees. Course was in great shape and dry after an absurd amount of rain the day before I played. Great value as well. I would certainly recommend this course if you want to get a quick 9 or 18 in.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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