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Binks Forest Golf Course

400 Binks Forest Drive, Wellington, FL 33414
(561)333-5731
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Ranked #7 of 9 Attractions in Wellington
Type: Golf Courses
Owner description: Hailed as unique among Florida golf courses with rich foliage, heavily forested terrain and lush Bermuda grass reminiscent of North Carolina's classic... more » Owner description: Hailed as unique among Florida golf courses with rich foliage, heavily forested terrain and lush Bermuda grass reminiscent of North Carolina's classic designs, the newly renovated 18-hole golf course will provide a championship-caliber experience unlike any other in South Florida. Binks Forest Golf Club hosted a PGA tour event in 1990 and was voted a "Top 75 Golf Course" by Golf Digest in 1996.. « less
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Wellington, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Read the harsh reviews and decided to try binks anyway since i live close by. Got a super great rate playing in the morning. I havent picked up clubs in two years, but i did play a lot back then, and on some outstanding courses ... and not some not so good ones. Binks is probably right in the middle.... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

This once beautiful and challenging course has seen hard times...every aspect of the golf course was in bad shape...after recently playing the course.again out of curiosity I was pleasantly surprised to see some definite signs of improvement. The greens were decent compared to what they used to be although very slow..and the fairways and tee boxes showed improvement so that... More

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PALM BEACH GARDENS
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13 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I played there for the first time and was impressed, at first, by the good condition of the buildings. However once inside things started downhill. The musty mildew odor was quite strong and no way to greet members, or guests. The course itself is in bad shape. The fairways have more weeds than grass and the greens are in poor... More

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

There was time when this was my go to golf course here in Wellington, with its challenging layout and previously well maintained course, it was a real golf deal for the $40 green fee. Unfortunately the good times are clearly in the rearview mirror. The course is incredibly poorly kept, from sandy and patchy tee boxes to overgrown burnt greens,... More

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Wellington, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Nice Golf course in Wellington….lots of tight fairways and landscaped beautifully ! Course has been in town for well over 20 years , but always fun !!The 18th is my favorite cause if you make the green everyone in the clubhouse can see your shot …over water to a tight green !!!

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Wellington, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

This was a very nice course at one time . Today it is barely playable . What a shame . The clubhouse & banquet rooms have been maintained & are very nice .

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Lake Worth, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

A wonderful golf course in a beautiful setting. Not to crowded and the staff treats you very well. Beautiful trees and some nice par 5's.

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sparta, nj
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Poorly laid out unchallenging and completely unmaintained. If greens fees weren't so cheap it would be a joke. Pro Shop...if you can call it that is a complete embarrassment...

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Wellington, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I have played Binks Forest for a long time. They have struggled of late and have dropped the green's fees quite a bit. That is the good news. The bad news is that the course is not in the best shape. If you do not care about how much grass is on the greens, go for it.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

We went and played at my friends insistence, something told me not but how bad could it be. We went to Can Am golf. net and got some decent prices, But when you end up saying no wonder it was so cheap. I thought we were in jungle city with the quantity of mosquitos I killed over 20 blood filled... More

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