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Lockwood Folly Course Review

A round at Lockwood Folly Country Club will have you guessing and gawking.

The guessing comes off the tee, as the 6,657-yard Willard Byrd design requires less than driver on several holes and forces you to make strategic decisions.

The gawking comes as you observe the stunning views of the Lockwood Folly River and Intracoastal Waterway around the 18th green and an in-progress clubhouse, and an array of wildlife that is rare on area courses.

A large hawk makes a pine tree in the parking lot home and greets visiting golfers with its loud screeches, and a family of bald eagles consisting of two parents and two chicks makes a huge nest off the 15th fairway home.

“I loved the nature, and I loved the views of the course, especially the final hole,” said Tyler Light of Lantana, Texas, a professional mini-tour player who took part in a review of the course in late January. “It’s an enjoyable course to play. You had your easy birdie holes and tough holes where you just get your par and get out. I could play this course multiple times and not get bored.”

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