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4.5
99 Reviews (99)
5 Stars
73
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
94.9%
Recommend this course
88 out of 99 reviews
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5.0
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.2
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.8
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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4.4
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.8
93.8%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 7270 yards
Slope 128
Rating 73.7

The Melreese golf course at International Links is where Tiger Woods made his first professional appearance in south Florida. The championship course, which has six sets of tees, features rolling fairways and large, undulating greens. It is a tight golf course featuring five lakes that come into play on 14 holes. To make up for the damages caused by Hurricane Andrew, the golf course has been outfitted with replanted tall live oak and palm trees that can affect shots. There are also nearly 100 sand bunkers present on the course. The Melreese course's signature hole is the par-4 14th, which is nicknamed "Heartbreak Ridge." It has water alongside the right side of the fairway all the way from the tee to the green, and it requires an approach shot past water to an island green. The International Links facility also offers a lighted driving range and putting green.

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Course Details

Year Built 1961
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dick Wilson (1961) Charles Mahannah (1997) Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1966)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2018 #22)
  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Florida (2015 #11)

Reviews

4.5
99 Reviews (99)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Amazing Food 19
Drinks 19
Patio Dining 11
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 18
Water Hazards 18
Bunkers 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 16
Advanced Golfers 13
Instruction 11
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
Near the Airport 19

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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great virus response

By far the best Virus response by any local course. Ball actually has to drop in the cup. It’s a great value if you get the Premier card.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this Course

I had booked a tee time for around 1:30pm, Went out there early at like 12 and they allowed me to go out early. I’m usually a single player, but I like being paired up with different guys/groups. Today was one of those days. Played with Vito, retired NYPD detective, stand up guy. Really enjoyed the course with him as we both play it frequently. Great layout, Greens are kept nice and true. Love the links style!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Miami with friends and golf

Melreese met all our expectations as we see the course from the highway all the time but had never played it. Very well groomed grounds, beautiful course and the staff could not be more helpful and friendly. Will return for sure.
Canadian in the Keys

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Condition

Pleasantly surprised today with the courses condition. Both fairways and green in good shape. Playing again in two weeks

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Get Rounds in Here Before Its Too Late

From my understanding is this golf course is going to be bulldozed down soon because David Beckham is building his soccer stadium/complex. It’s a great layout, quite a few holes are forgiving, greens are always in great shape. Pace of play is solid if you’re single 99% of the time the group in front of You allows you to play through. Shot a 78 today!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very good course

The course was in excellent condition, thoroughly enjoyed it. Very friendly staff, great Proshop, all in all an excellent experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course in Pristine Condition

I was amazed at how well kept the course is. Fairways were great. Greens firm and fast. Bunkers were extremely enjoyable. Great experience!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great place!!!

Making the reservation for Residents via Golf Now app was AMAZINGLY EASY! The Melreese staff was just awesome, thank you Mrs. Jenny and Dave! Well kept fairways with even better big sloped challenging greens. The Par 5s and 3s are the way to attack this course. If you have kids bring them!!! You see the First Tee kiddos all over the course playing the game. Just a great experience and you get to make many wishes when the impressive airplanes fly over you.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Don’t waste your money

Called the pro shop and they said greens were good. Lied! Course conditions were absolutely terrible.. not worth the money. Jenny in the pro shop was not friendly. This course USED to be great... don’t waste your money. Go play Miami Shores or Miami Beach.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Excellent place to play golf

I think this is an excellent course! Come on down and see it for your self

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great golf course

Awesome golf course too bad it will be turned into a stadium. Always in great shape. Only draw back is the starter who does poor job managing the tee box plus no manners, terrible customer service, always in a bad mood Once you pass that you will enjoy Miami's finest track... love it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 48
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Enjoy The Course While it Lasts!

Pros:
-friendly staff
-first tee program
-conveniently located
-good conditions of the traps and fairways
-restaurant on site
-practice green is great

Cons:
- slowish play
- no rangers
- course design has holes fairly close to each other
-greens need to be cut better and repaired

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

if you like low flying planes.....

we didn't know that we would be playing right behind a tournament when we booked on golf now. anyway round was long 445 to play. liked the course, was in great shape. as it is close to airport, low flying planes all day that some might not like but I did. aside from pace of play would play the course again.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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