Osprey Point Golf Club - Hawk/Falcon Course

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4.5
468
5 Stars
290
4 Stars
145
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
8
Staff Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
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95.4%
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450 out of 468 reviews
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4.5
468
5 Stars
53
4 Stars
14
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5
2 Stars
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Staff Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
93.2%
Recommend this course
68 out of 73 reviews
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468
5 Stars
96
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Staff Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
95.6%
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6668
Slope 131
Rating 71.8
Type Public
Located in South County Regional Park, Osprey Point Golf Club offers the first course in Florida to be designated as an Audubon International Classic Signature Golf Course. You would never be able to tell from looking at it now, but the site was farmland before it was used for shellrock mining and then abandoned. The landscape had been overgrown but the Parks and Rec Department of Palm Beach County transformed it into a lush and scenic course. The golf course is a 27-hole layout that can be played in three different 18-hole combinations. All of the tees, greens, and fairways feature environmentally friendly Seashore Paspalum. The Hawk/Falcom combination has a gently rolling landscape enhanced with native vegetation. The elevation changes are subtle but they still provide a few tricky lies.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6668 yards 71.8 131
Gold 72 6342 yards 70.2 126
Blue 72 6017 yards 68.1 123
White 72 5406 yards 65.5 112
White (W) 72 5406 yards 70.5 120
Silver 72 4855 yards 62.8 105
Silver (W) 72 4855 yards 67.3 114
Scorecard for Hawk/Falcon
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 71.8/131 400 577 175 405 193 517 300 190 555 3312 377 408 538 325 197 372 195 434 510 3356 6668
Gold M: 70.2/126 377 565 160 380 166 508 290 185 540 3171 368 373 523 315 187 340 172 403 490 3171 6342
Blue M: 68.1/123 W: 74.0/131 362 551 142 351 154 474 275 180 520 3009 355 353 500 305 172 321 165 367 470 3008 6017
White M: 66.3/112 W: 70.5/120 331 519 107 325 98 435 243 145 485 2688 285 332 461 285 140 286 148 321 460 2718 5406
Silver M: 62.8/105 W: 67.3/114 296 487 93 295 75 400 210 111 465 2432 262 295 427 235 106 263 117 293 425 2423 4855
Handicap 5 1 15 3 7 9 17 13 11 6 2 16 4 8 10 18 14 12
Par 4 5 3 4 3 5 4 3 5 36 4 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 2010
Fairways Seashore Paspalum
Greens Seashore Paspalum
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jeff Grossman (2010) Roy Case (2010)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Don Law Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared golf shirts are required. Please no denim.

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Reviews

4.5
468

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
19th Hole Scenic Views 8
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 35
Water Hazards 34
Forced Carries 27
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 46
Advanced Golfers 42
Locals 40
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 39
In the 'Burbs 29
Convenient to the City 26

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Amazing

Only played nine holes (Falcon), and it was amazing. Very nice layout with excellent course conditions. The wildlife is incrediabke, and there are no houses on the course. Please do yourself a favor and play here, especially if you’re on vacation.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
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Commented On 08/10/2018
We'd suggest you take your own advice and return to check out the other two nine hole courses! Thanks so much for the great review.
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

First Time at Course

First time playing there and this course was very very nice even the pouring rain for two holes!! There is one warning though, if you do not have somewhat control of the golf ball you may want to bring a lot of extra balls. I think two of the other guys in my foursome lost somewhere around 3 to 4 dozen balls.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
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Commented On 08/07/2018
Thanks for checking us out! It sounds like a few players in your group got a good look at some of the natural wetland areas that run through and around the course. The fairways are wide, but if you spray it a bit you surely will find trouble. We're glad you enjoyed your experience and hope that you will join us again during your next trip down from New York.
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Pace of play

It was a busy day at the course so the pace was slow. Usually the pace is on track. Over all the course was great as usual.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good
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Commented On 07/20/2018
Hello and thank you for playing Osprey Point. We are a busy 27-hole facility, but have 18 holes currently closed for aerfiication so we apologize if the pace of play was a bit slower than usual. Our goal is to provide the best conditions possible so rather than having the third nine open with freshly punched greens, we are letting them heal so they match the quality of the other greens. We hope you understand. Keep 'em in the short stuff!
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

GOOD COURSE

Course is laid out well. Played Raven & Falcon. Hawk was closed, but is my personal favorite. Raven tees, fairways and greens were good. Hawk tee boxes & greens were recently aerated. Fairways were in good shape. Would definitely go back......at the right cost. Wish the parking lot wasn't so far from the temporary clubhouse and also the cart barn. Hate leaving my clubs out of my sight.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good
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Commented On 07/19/2018
Thank you so much for the review. Once the construction of the clubhouse is complete, there will be a few more parking spots added that are closer to both the clubhouse and the bag drop. Hopefully these will do the trick and you won't have to lose sight of your sticks. We appreciate you coming out to play and hope to see you again soon.
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Can't believe it is county-owned

We played the 9 for 9 special on Falcon just after noon (in July in South FL). Apparently there are lots of other crazy people because the course was quite busy, even on a stiflingly hot weekday. The course is gorgeous--natural with no encroaching houses or condos. The Paspalum greens roll great and the fairways are in wonderful shape. We'll be back!
Staff Friendliness Average
Pace of Play Fair
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
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Commented On 08/07/2018
We're thrilled to hear you took advantage of our $9 nine-hole special! We're also thrilled to hear that you enjoyed the course so much and intend to return. Music to our ears! We'll see you again soon.
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Like this course - well maintained

Well maintained course. Greens, fairways, traps were all in good shape. Friendly staff all around. Good to know they are remodeling clubhouse and building a restaurant. Much needed and will enhance this course.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Average
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good
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Commented On 07/19/2018
That's right -- we're expanding our clubhouse and adding a restaurant. We expect both to be open in 2019 and we can't wait!
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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

A Real Gem!

First time playing here, and couldn’t have been more delighted! I was paired up with another group and they were excellent to play with. The course was a little wet but nothing that was out the ordinary. The tee boxes were great, the fairways plush and the greens although they had been punched maybe about a month ago were fine. I would highly recommend this course. The price was a steal!
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
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Commented On 07/19/2018
We strive to provide the best public golf experience possible for the best price possible. Reviews like this make all the hard work worth it. Thank you so much and we can't wait to see you again.
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Osprey

Played Falcon-Raven. Falcon should be tip top in a week or so. Greens still a tad sow due to punching and seeding. Still rolled ok. Ravens greens were much quicker. Overall course is in great condition. Good challenge and can’t beat the price for a course surrounded only by nature, no urban sprawl. Highly recommend this course. Looking forward to coming back and getting on the hawk soon.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
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Commented On 07/19/2018
We very much appreciate the five-star review! As you mentioned in your review, there is not a single home on the property and we border the Everglades in West Boca, so there is no shortage of wildlife. We look forward to your return, but want to let you know that Hawk will be closed until at least August 1 due to aerification, so you'll want to give that nine a little time to get the full experience. Cheers!
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun time

Went with a friend to play a game. They set us up with a third guy who was very friendly so it was all good. The first nine holes was great! Tee boxes and greens were nice and smooth. The second nine was not as good. Course was not back to par after airating it and being closed for a month. Greens had no true line you could aim on. Usually not a problem at this course, don't know what happened this time. They are redueing the proshop and making a bigger eating area. Should be really nice when finished.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Good
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Commented On 07/19/2018
First and foremost, thanks for coming out to play. As you noted in your review, we did have that nine closed for maintenance and in another week or so, it will be back to its normal self. Aerification is a necessary evil - especially here in sunny South Florida. We hope that you will return soon so we can have the chance to turn your four-star review into a five star.
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Another great round

Osprey Point is a great Palm Beach County recreation facility. It is 3 nine hole layouts that allow the course to decide which two make an 18 hole round. Played Falcon/Raven today. Hawk closed this month for summer maintenance- Falcon was closed last month. Great time again. Course conditions were good on Falcon, the punch work was still growing in and greens were a bit slower. Raven was untouched so greens were great. Course congratulations were wonderful. Playing in an area without housing everywhere- priceless. Great value and conditions.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Excellent
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
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Commented On 07/12/2018
Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We decided to close one of our nine-hole courses each month over the summer to do maintenance in hopes of being able to provide the best conditions possible for 18 holes all summer long. We look forward to your return. Keep 'em in the short stuff!
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