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SouthWood Golf Club
Ranked #3 of 8 Shopping in Tallahassee
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Owner description: Southwood Golf Club - located in Tallahassee, Florida is an extraordinary facility created by The St. Joe Company and one of the most celebrated layouts in Florida. Named one of the Top 35 New Courses in America by Golf Magazine and among America's Best New Courses by Golf Digest, SouthWood wows golfers from across the country. SouthWood was also named One of the Top 50 Courses for women by Women in Golf Magazine and voted Tallahassee's Best Golf Course by Tallahassee Magazine. Masterfully designed by PGA Tour legend Fred Couples and his renowned design partner, architect Gene Bates, SouthWood Golf Club is an upscale public facility nestled among rolling hills, pastureland, and ancient oak trees draped in Spanish moss. SouthWood Golf Club was designed to provide enjoyable and challenging golf experience for players of all levels.
Tallahassee, Florida
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“don't waste your money”
Reviewed 15 August 2012

gone for lunch and dinner; wait staff not knowlegeable or experienced at all; good tasting food, but average; always empty when I have gone; and dirty carpet

Visited July 2012
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English first
Stamford, Connecticut
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39 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Good food, but place could use some updating”
Reviewed 29 June 2012

We were at the golf club house restaurant for a retirement celebration. We traveled in a big bus from the hotel to get to the location. The food that they served was good, but not spectacular. The quantity or portions were small, both the salad and the entree. The desserts were also small in size. The waiters were all young, eager to please and make a good impression, so they did a very good job of serving. Since we were all more focused on the retirement event and the videos of the different stages of the retiree's life, we were interested in the speeches and other proclamations, and less on the ambience of the location. We had a very nice evening, but the club house could use some updating and refreshing.

Visited June 2012
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Tampa, FL
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159 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Good course, nice facility, friendly staff”
Reviewed 23 May 2012

Played here during the week recently. Course is in pretty good shape overall. Nice range and practice green, bar & grill area seemed nice but we didn't find out. Staff was very friendly helping us get set up and ready to go after a weather delay.

While the course was probably a 7/10 condition wise, the main thing holding it back were LOTS of divots and unrepaired ball marks. On every green and every fairway there were many, many old and new ball marks or divots. I don't know if this is the members not keeping up with it, too many events, or a lack of focus from the greens crew but something needs to be done.

Carts were relatively new and peppy, but beware, the parking brake automatically applies if you take your foot off the gas going downhill and can make it tough to complete turns.

The neighborhood around it is very nice with many large homes, but doesn't encroach on the course.

Visited May 2012
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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great greens!”
Reviewed 24 March 2012

Clean, nice staff and an awesome game of golf to be had!

Visited March 2012
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Tallahassee, Florida
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81 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“A great golf course and a nice restaurant”
Reviewed 10 February 2012

Southwood's golf course is by far the best in Tallahassee. It is both challenging and forgiving. The course is very well maintained and they have really good weekday rates - usually under $40 with a cart. The restaurant is very well run and the veranda is the perfect place for Sunday brunch. They have meeting rooms that I have used several times. They are usually available at no charge as long as your group eats there.

Visited December 2011
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