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3.5
126 Reviews (126)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.7
77.2%
Recommend this course
101 out of 126 reviews
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3.5
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
3.8
75.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 8 reviews
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3.4
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
3.9
76.5%
Recommend this course
13 out of 17 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6521 yards
Slope 126
Rating 71.7
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Oleander at Jekyll Island Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1922
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dick Wilson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.5
126 Reviews (126)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Brunch 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 22
Water Hazards 22
Narrow Fairways 12
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 24
Walkers 20
Playing Multiple Courses 19
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 17
Near Local Attractions 8
At a Resort 6

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Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Bad shape

Have played this course in past hrs but was truly disappointed the shape it is in. Sorry I paid to play it

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Take the good with the bad

The course is in decent shape. The greens are ugly in spots, but they roll well and hold shots well. The carts are very nice with great yardage and scoring technology. Tee boxes are not in very good condition. Regardless, there is a lot to like about the setting of Jekyll Island and the staff is very nice and helpful.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Jekyll Oleander

Great course for the money! But they could sure use a ranger or two! Got behind a foursome and they would not let us through! Pace of play was terrible! But course was good! Loved the layout!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

7/9/20 Review

Tough course - tight fairways, very thick rough. Love the design of the course. A few greens had some damage, but overall did not cause any problems. There are multiple courses at this facility - hope to play the others soon.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Run by idiots,,,,so what would you expect

No carts after noon!!. When asked why, the troll in the pro shop said....and I quote,,,,,"it's our policy".
So I guess these jerks feel that elderly golfers like my father should walk the course in 90 degree weather or come early and play on a packed course. What a bunch of bs.
By the way....their website is a lie....there is no longer 63 holes since some genius made the Dunes course the Oleander back nine and closed the original back nine........idiots.
A fine golf complex ruined by stupid state employees.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 75
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Indian Mound Jekyl Island

We had scheduled our tee time on Oleander which was closed the day we played so we were moved to Indian Mound. The course is not in very good condition. The greens have tufts of invasive grass and the fairways are spotty. However, the layout is nice and the environment very pretty.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice scenery

Very nice course. Seems to be wet quite a lot of the time. We had Cart Path Only and that was a real drawback. I would almost not even play when it is Cart Path Only.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun round

It was cart path only, so it was a little wet and played a bit slower. But the greens were good and it was pretty wide open.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Oleander, Jekyll Island

Nice layout, but virtually no grass in the fairways. Overseed has not grown in. Greens are painfully slow..

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Value!

Great course for the price! Nice course, low traffic, and great value for a course on Jekyll Island. Will play again!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Never again

The past three years in a row there has always been some issue regarding play. This time, after prepaying and driving 200 miles for a weekend trip, we were told day of that no carts would be allowed due to recent rain. Not only would any other course just do cart path only, but there were carts driving all over the other courses for spectators during a tournament. The posted signs said no carts on any course, and our prepay said it included carts. Walking would not be an option for two members of our group for health reasons, and again, there were carts all over the other courses. On top of the the range was closed for the whole day. The last straw was the staff, who was incredibly rude when we asked them about it. I would strongly suggest looking elsewhere.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 94
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 100 Contributor
Previously Played

Lots of doglegs

None of the Jekyll Island courses have completely recovered from Irma damage, but the damage is most visible on this course. The layout is nothing outstanding, with a few interesting holes. Lot of doglegs and a fair amount of water on the course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrence Verrett

The only thing My son and I didn't like we look to be almost 2 holes ahead of the next group and twice we look back and out of no where it had someone behind us .

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Terrific course, needs a haircut

Lovely course with plenty of nature. The grass just off the fairways was too long, struggled to find balls at times.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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