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Address: 2612 Cove Cay Drive, Clearwater, FL 33760
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+1 727-536-1406
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Come visit our Waterfront 18 Hole Championship Golf Course & Bayview...

Come visit our Waterfront 18 Hole Championship Golf Course & Bayview Pub & Grill Cove Cay Golf Club is a USGA rated, 18 hole championship length golf course located on Tampa Bay. Built by architect David Stewart, this challenging layout places a premium on accuracy with water coming into play on 12 of our 18 holes. Spectacular views and an abundance of wildlife make Cove Cay a golf course that you won't want to miss! An 18 hole round rarely takes over 4 hours to complete, making for an exceptional golf experience. With 4 sets of tees, Cove Cay has a yardage to suit every player. Golfers can choose their length, from 4,216 yards to 6,079 yards at our longest tee, from a beginner to low handicapper, we have a challenge for you! Our signature hole is the 17th. This par 5 runs along Tampa Bay with a spectacular view and a challenging shot into a small peninsula green. Accuracy is a must on this approach with any wayward shot sure to find the water.

Cove Cay golfers and guests may also enjoy fantastic waterfront dining at our Bayview Pub & Grill. We offer a great variety with everything from Fred's Famous Chicken Wings and Coleslaw to fresh salads and juicy burgers. Our dinner entrees offer something for every taste, so stop in and enjoy some great food with a great view!

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Not bad, getting better

Not our favorite golfing location, but conveniant. and conditions are improving on the fwys and greens.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed May 29, 2016
Pinellas Park, Florida
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Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

I played this course recently after swearing it off years ago because the conditions were so poor. Everyone said the new owners have really improved it. Well...not so much. The greens are definitely better although there is still quite a bit of weed growth on them. I know it takes time for the course conditions to show improvement but there... More 

2 Thank SwirleeGirl
Pinellas Park, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

Not our favorite golfing location, but conveniant. and conditions are improving on the fwys and greens.

Thank haroldellis1925
Tampa, Florida
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115 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

I went here solely for the driving range. The range is small and average. The course seemed pretty nice. It was in a retirement type community and had to go through a guard getting inside. Seemed like a pretty course though and some holes looked close to the intracoastal.

Thank woahwoahsam
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

This golf course challenges the average golfer. Lots of picturesque water holes that make it tough to par. Greens in good shape, pace was good. Overall, a good course that I'd recommend.

Thank 1MRW1
Palm Harbor, Florida
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Played here yesterday. Very disappointing course condition. The cart paths we in disrepair. The greens on 1 and 2 were sand. For the price I expected a much better course to play. There are other places to play in the area for a better value. I called the new owner to complain and he blamed it on the city and... More 

2 Thank albert7755
Clearwater, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2016

The course looks like it is mowed at night because it was so uneven and unplayable. The uncaring management needs to do a better job listening to the community.

7 Thank Paula M
St. Petersburg, Florida
1 review
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2016

Good course for beginners Plenty of time to practice while waiting on tee box. Greens and fairways in bad shape. A disappointment for most golfers. The challege is to finish the round. We did not.

3 Thank Wilma L
Largo, Florida
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 27, 2015

Really like this course now since it been under new ownership. They have really fixed up the course where the last owners ran it into the ground. Golf lessons with Pat are great. They are well worth the money. She got me hitting my driver approx. 30 yards further in about 30 minutes. I went from 210 to 220 to... More 

Thank Kirk M
Clearwater, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2015

Bill & Pat have done a more than great job in making the Cove Cay Golf Course one of the best in the area. The fairways are lush (they have just completed double seeding), the greens are looking wonderful - and look at those new golf carts. All is great at Cove Cay Golf Club because of the dedication of... More 

1 Thank Jim A
Harrodsburg, Kentucky
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54 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2015

Just played this weekend and greatly improved from last May. Couple of greens still have some spots, but all in all great shape. Greens were really smooth and fast. Always a great view of Tampa Bay. Tee times a must on Saturday and Sunday morning.

Thank Kentucky123

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