Guest (cart included), played on Friday, November 2015 at 10:00 AM
Ron Garl's design at Cypresswood is a player friendly track that can be enjoyed by golfers of all levels of ability. You won't find any adjacent fairways at Cypresswood, so a large group of people seeing you chunk that easy chip shot into the pond is highly unlikely.
The Cypresswood Golf & Country Club is a public golf facility with two membership options for golf: Annual or Seasonal. Recreation and wellness memberships are also available. Their rates are some of the best I have seen. An annual family membership runs $225/mo; individuals pay $150/mo. If you choose to pay a trail fee and use your own personal golf vehicle, that will cost you another $202.50/$135 a month. All told, an annual membership with cart runs $427.50 a month for a family and $285/month for an individual, plus applicable sales tax. Golf memberships also include full use of the swimming and tennis facilities.
If you're not a full time Florida resident, Cypresswood is one of the few courses that offers a seasonal (Jan. - Apr.) membership. Individuals pay $200/mo.; families pay $300 plus $20/round cart fee.
I have heard it said that membership has its privileges and Cypresswood is no exception. In addition to unlimited golf, members have unlimited access to the Men's and Women's Golf Associations and member only groups. They can make tee times 14 days in advance, receive unlimited range balls and their guests are guaranteed the lowest rate around. They have access to special members-only clinics and receive a discount on golf shop merchandise. There is no food and beverage minimum.
Additional amenities include a full length driving range with yardages marked on the many targets; a practice putting green, short game area and pro shop with well-known brands such as Cobra, Titleist and Sport Haley to name a few.
Cypresswood has a full beer and liquor license with all of your favorite libations. Scores at Cypresswood is a great place to unwind with a cold beverage on a hot Florida day or to just show up for a meal. They offer typical snack bar food (burgers, sandwiches, salads and wings) and seem to do a good lunch business from non-golfers. They also offer nightly dinner specials and happy hours as well. The cheeseburger I had was the best I've had in a long time ANYWHERE and the portions are large. You can eat it there or takeout is available. They are also the perfect setting for any type of banquet or party, with seating for up to 175.
For more information, you can visit their website at www.cypresswoodcc.com, email them at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact the owner and head professional, Bob Schade at 863-324-6174.