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4.0
232 Reviews (232)
5 Stars
86
4 Stars
106
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
65.8%
Recommend this course
208 out of 232 reviews
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4.4
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
3.7
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.9
89.5%
Recommend this course
17 out of 19 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.8
93.9%
Recommend this course
31 out of 33 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Style Links
Par 71
Length 7071 yards
Slope 140
Rating 73.8

North Palm Beach Country Club is situated on the Intracoastal Waterway atop the Seminole Ridge, offering scenic views and a rolling terrain covered with natural oak hammocks. The golf course is one of only two municipal courses in the country that are Jack Nicklaus Signature courses. It has received much acclaim for being not only one of the best public golf courses in Florida, but also one of the best publics in the U.S. There are rolling fairways and undulating greens, many of which are fiercely guarded by bunkers. Although a bevy of challenges has been built into the course, flexibility was also incorporated into the design with five sets of tees. North Palm Beach Country Club offers playability to a range of skill levels but from the back tees it is a formidable challenge to even the most advanced golfers.

Course Details

Year Built 1927
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Nicklaus (2006) Mark McCumber (1989) C.B. Macdonald (1927) Seth Raynor (1927)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs 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 Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lockers

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2019 #1)

Reviews

4.0
232 Reviews (232)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 19
Patio Dining 9
Brunch 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 35
Undulating Greens 35
Elevation Changes 21
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 25
Locals 22
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 14
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 33
Worth the Drive 16
Near Local Attractions 8

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Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
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5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Walkers Paradise!

The course is compact enough between holes to facilitate walking which is a pleasant treat in these times of social distancing! With four sets of tees and multiple combinations the course can play between 5,300 - 7,100 yards, par 71. The major challenge is avoiding fairway bunkers off the tee that are strategically place in such a way that if you lay up you have a much longer shot into the greens. Most greens are very large so proximity to the hole from the fairway is important. Bring a laser if you have one to measure distance to hole as the cart mounted GPS only measures to the middle of the green which in many cases is 30 feet from hole!! As far a value, look for a discounted rate via online booking sites. Probably not worth the normal rack rate but worth a shot at 30% - 40% discount! Greens seemed unusually slow.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Really Nice Track

Played this course after reading about it in a local golf magazine. They said it was under new management and was lush and scenic. They were on point. Right on the intracoastal this is one place you should play. I rarely say that.....

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun course with challenging greens

One of my favorite clubs in Palm Beach County. Would highly recommend. Will play again soon, hopefully on a less windy day

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

North Palm Beach GC

We had a great time. We played at 2pm when the price was $74. We think that price is good for the course conditions. It’s not worth paying $130 for that course. Most greens where not great. Some damaged and with sand on it. Overall good time but would not go and pay $130 even tho it’s a Jack Nicklaus design.

Conditions Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very difficult, lots of bunkers n every hole feels like it is into the wind

Great course! Very difficult! GPS distance should show to pin instead of center of green.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Newly renovated

The weather was terrible but the course was great. The layout of the course was really nice with a few holes that require layup shots.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of the best I’ve played.

6 or 7 memorable holes—frequently windy—nice greens

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

North Palm Beach Country Club

An enjoyable and challenging layout typical of a Nicklaus design. Conditions, however, are just average. The course would be outstanding if well manicured.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful golf. Thank you Jack!!

What a truly beautiful golf course. Each hole dramatically laid out with ample bunkers, elevations and water hazards to keep you totally focused on your game. Luckily we played with gale force winds which helped our balls find the greens (fast and consistent)

Thank you.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens well maintained however far too many bunkers for the average golfer

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice lay out

Great course. A bit pricy but nice. There is a lot of nice and less expensive golf in the area. Nice bar and restaurant at this newly fully upgraded facility.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First Class

Had a chance to get in a round in while down from Chicago on business. Booked on Golf Now as a single. Paid off big, the place is 5-star but still chill. .Great Nicklaus links layout - friendly for all levels of skill. Dynamite fairways & greens. Great staff, resort-style indoor-outdoor restaurant with cool bar, nice full driving range & pitching green too. Can’t wait to go back and play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful Day

What a wonderful course. Very different then most of your Florida courses that are flat. Very challenging and fun.
Staff is friendly and professional. The club house is stunning-recently re opened after major renovation.
You would never think you were on a public course. Pace of play was great. 4 hour round with 4 people.
Can’t wait to play it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Good course, excellent staff

Layout was a softer and friendlier Nicklaus course. Conditions were good, but a bit soft. 4 hour round

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Overpriced!!!!!!

Not worth $125.00 green fee. We went out as a twosome so we expect to wait, Wait we did , every hole. We had a threesome in front of us that were SLOW. Course was pretty beat up. Greens were OK. Staff were Excellent. For the price we will not return. Played PGA Estate the day before for half the price. You are a Public Course not worthily of $125.00. Fix the fairways and pricing.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A Must Play Course

Challenging but fair. Awesome layout and in great condition. Just when you think you’ve had an easy hole (eg wide fairway) something challenging is just around the corner. A good thinking persons course but plenty of scope for playable misses. Really enjoyed playing this track.

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