We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Challenging Course

I will be playing this course next Monday. I have played it a few times and found the layout... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Englewood, Florida
Challenging Course but very enjoyable

We started playing Waterlefe not long after it opened and have played it almost every Year since... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Cobham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Read all 75 reviews
All photos (8)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
1022 Fish Hook CV, Bradenton, FL 34212-5215
+1 941-744-9771
Reviews (75)
Filter reviews
72 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewslots of watergated communityeating area which iseasy holesfacilities are excellentpro shopnice layoutin great shapeclean restroomsbradenton areateesclubhousepargpscartcourseshandicap
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 72 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago

I will be playing this course next Monday. I have played it a few times and found the layout interesting and a challenge. Bring a dozen balls because bad things can happen.While not particularly long the course rewards accuracy and punishes slices.An island green par...More

Thank 666Maynard
Reviewed June 11, 2018 via mobile

We started playing Waterlefe not long after it opened and have played it almost every Year since (we’re not Members). It is a well designed course which challenges you but is fair at the same time. Unlike many courses it has great facilities. The staff...More

1  Thank Greatblackhawk
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

I’m around a 5 hcp and find this course fun from the blues. Definitely one of my favorite in the area.

Thank shortgrass76
Reviewed March 5, 2018

The golf was great but I just had to write a review about the small Bar/Eating Area. After a round of golf one day we stopped in for something to eat and drink. We had a round of House Bloody Marys and they were amazing!...More

3  Thank Deborah T
Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Have played several times over the last couple of years. Competitive greens fee($49-$59) which is very competitive compared to nearby Esplanade at Lakewood Ranch($109). Nice layout, lots of water, probably most enjoyed by golfers 20 handicap or less. Decent shape in January 2018, reasonable pace...More

Thank buddy13905
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a course that you enjoy to a higher degree your third or fourth time as it’s very tight and the first time, unless your playing with someone who knows the course, can be incredibly frustrating. Challenging par threes and reachable par fives from...More

1  Thank rockydogz1
Reviewed December 11, 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy playing this course..it rewards hitting it straight while penalizing wayward shots..the back nine is as good as any in the area. Highly recommend anyone considering playing here

Thank Jfisher13
Reviewed November 9, 2017 via mobile

Amazing views and amazing customer service! Will go back for sure. A hidden gem. The grille room makes a delicious Club sandwich and everything looks super clean.

Thank Alexx F
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Golf shop staff excellent, easily checking us in and sharing advice. Love him asking if we played here before, then provided tips. Especially suggesting if we play only 9 holes, drive the rest of the course. Course was in excellent condition. It's tight with lots...More

Thank BaldEagle74
Reviewed October 2, 2017

Have visited Waterlefe for 17 years and have stayed here for the months of May and October in more recent years. The gated community has two club houses, one for golfers and one for sailers although the restaurant in the river club house has the...More

Thank alanroberts2017
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Waterlefe Golf & River Club staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines