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Can’t wait to return

On vacation in a new area and read the reviews for Waterlefe and decided to give it a try. I’m so... read more

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Buffalo, New York
Great Golf Course

Really enjoyed playing this course. We played it 3 times over 5 days and even played 36 holes one... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2018
Robert W
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On vacation in a new area and read the reviews for Waterlefe and decided to give it a try. I’m so glad I did. This course was in fantastic shape with excellent greens and layout. With skill appropriate tee options, the course requires well placed...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed August 14, 2018

Really enjoyed playing this course. We played it 3 times over 5 days and even played 36 holes one day. Very nice layout, challenging with water on every hole. Choose the black tees, which is a combination of blue and white to give you a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Robert W
Reviewed July 18, 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  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.

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: January 2018
6  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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: January 2018
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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