CYPRESS COURSE AT THE GRAND CLUB (386-437-5807)
Florida Golf Course Review
The Cypress Course at the Grand Club is now a Hampton Golf property that is always open for public play. The course underwent complete renovation in 2005. Stay & Play
packages at Ocean Hammock Resort are available.
CYPRESS COURSE AT THE GRAND CLUB REVIEW
The Cypress Course at the Grand is a Gary Player Signature design that conforms to the Ocean Hammock Resort boundaries of native wetlands and lakes. Many holes are
defined by natural water hazards that place a premium on control and shot placement. At 6591 yards, this layout is not overly long, but with tight fairways and lots of watery
obstacles, it will not fail to maintain your interest and concentration. Out of all the courses at Ocean Hammock Resort, the Cypress Course probably provides the best opportunities
to spot a gator - as well as other indigenous wildlife. Though it transverses through a residential Ocean Hammock Resort property. Course management skills and the ability to
place accurate woods and irons along the narrow fairways is paramount to scoring well here. The greens here are collectively small - demanding a good short/mid game as well.
The tips here play to 6571 with a 131 slope, and are complimented by alternative tees at 6261 (127 slope), 5857 (119 slope) and 5386 yards with a 121 slope. From the second
set (white tees) average golfers will find just 2 par fours over 400 yards. Accurate long iron and fairway wood play will go a long way to keeping your numbers low at Cypress Knoll.
A thinking golfer will use the 150 yard stakes as targets for most of the par fours and fives. Gather your nerves and keep it together on the challenging but pretty par threes.
The Two Guys Who Golf did not have the opportunity to play this course - but instead drove a cart to gather info and take photographs. Scroll down for photos taken just prior to
Christmas in 2003. Keep in mind that the Bermuda rough at the Cypress Course (and many Florida courses) is over-seeded with rye and allowed to go dormant over the winter
months - creating a contract in color, but with no effect on play.
You will find an informational page for the Cypress Course at the Grand Club with direct link to their website (click here).