Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club

4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club Est. 1993

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Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club: Just a 40-minute drive from the centre of Orlando, off Hwy 25(27) before you get into Haines City, you'll find the very well-regarded golf course of Southern Dunes. What you'll also discover is a wonderfully challenging layout, strewn with no less than 183 bunkers. With only a couple of dangerously threatening water hazards to worry about on your way round, Steve Smyers has thrown in a stunning number and array of sand hazards that loom large on almost every shot you play. Your approach to the slightly elevated first green will introduce you to one of numerous "bunker alleys" to be played through.
As you progress into this attractively sculpted layout you'll find more space on the mound-flanked fairways than the opening hole might suggest, although the bunkering remains imposing throughout.

Many holes make their way through rows of rather uniform looking holiday villas and condos, although others enjoy a more tree-lined aspect. There are several pleasant elevation changes here at Southern Dunes, with the attractive collection of par-3s all requiring a downhill tee-shot.

Although it might be a mental stretch to conjure up the sights and sounds of British seaside golf, the links of Southern Dunes are in fact laid out on a strip of undulating sandy terrain, somewhat rare in central Florida. From time-to-time the layout certainly does evoke thoughts of playing on a duneland links, not least around the greens when you line up those bump-and-run shots that the design calls for.

Stay & Play at the Southern Dunes Villas:
On-site accommodation available, see details in Where2Stay section below.

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Making Contact

Southern Dunes Golf & Country Club
2888 Southern Dunes Blvd,
Haines City, Florida FL 33844
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Office   +1 (800) 632 6400 (toll-free)
Pro Shop   +1 (863) 421 4653


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Golf Pro
Kevin Woodard (Head Golf Professional)
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Transition Golf Academy at Southern Dunes G&CC
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined & open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain
Surroundings: Residential and woodland.
Designer: Steve Smyers
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7227 6298 4987
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.7 70.2 68.8
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How2Get There?

36 miles SW of downtown Orlando
Leave i-4 south-west of Orlando at exit 23 and follow US 27 direction Haines City. After 7 miles turn left and follow road to Southern Dunes golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2015 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Feb/March): $119 (all days). Golf cart included. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory

Practice facilities
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Latitude: (28.128136)
Longitude: (-81.624668)
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Southern Dunes Villas 
2888 Souther Dunes Blvd, Haines City, FL 33844
+1 (863) 421-4653

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Omni Orlando Resort at ChampionsGate AAA 4-Diamonds
1500 Masters Boulevard, ChampionsGate, Florida 33896
+1 (321) 677 6664

Surrounded by 36 holes of championship golf and headquarters to Leadbetter Golf Academies, this prestigious Orlando resort is one of Florida's premier golf, meeting and leisure retreats. With 720 guest rooms and suites, as well as two- and three-bedroom villas, the resort is equipped with every modern convenience and a host of luxury amenities. In addition to walk-out golf, guests can relax in a signature Mokara spa, dine in one of seven restaurants or enjoy 15-acres of pools and recreation activities.

Golf at this hotel ChampionsGate (International & National courses)
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Golf within 20 miles Falcon's Fire; Grand Cypress courses; Disney courses (Palm, Magnolia, Lake Buena Vista); Tranquilo; Orange County National; Southern Dunes; Diamondback.
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