South/North at Fernandina Beach Municipal Golf Course

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3.0
146
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
53
3 Stars
41
2 Stars
28
1 Stars
16
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.4
63.6%
Recommend this course
101 out of 146 reviews
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Average Rating
2.6
8
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.0
Value
3.1
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
37.5%
Recommend this course
3 out of 8 reviews
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Average Rating
2.8
23
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
5
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.5
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.0
52.2%
Recommend this course
12 out of 23 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6412
Slope 119
Rating 69.9
Type Public/Municipal
South/North is one of three golf courses at Fernandina Beach Golf Club. The facility is home to three distinct nines that form three different 18-hole combinations. Winding through thick forests of oaks and pines, Fernandina Beach Golf Club's South/North course offers a glimpse at native Florida wildlife. The South nine depends more on accuracy rather than distance while the north nine, the shortest in length of the three, features undulating greens. Water hazards also come into play throughout the golf course. Fernandina Beach's 27 unique holes are made even more appealing by the affordable rates and convenient proximity to Jacksonville and the beach.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6412 yards 69.9 119
White 72 5951 yards 67.8 116
Gold 72 5448 yards 65.6 112
Gold (W) 72 5448 yards 71.9 123
Red 72 5100 yards 64.4 101
Red (W) 72 5100 yards 69.6 118
Scorecard for South/North
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 70.1/133 499 398 168 591 379 398 169 337 379 3318 411 490 175 405 329 368 369 166 381 3094 6412
White M: 68.7/127 475 385 147 501 356 354 140 309 356 3023 391 477 147 381 316 353 353 147 363 2928 5951
Gold M: 67.1/119 404 360 132 450 312 300 130 291 306 2685 371 440 145 328 310 345 340 135 349 2763 5448
Red M: 64.7/113 W: 69.5/123 401 331 103 415 255 251 109 239 272 2376 411 429 134 303 304 337 338 129 339 2724 5100
Handicap 9 1 17 7 11 5 13 15 3 2 8 18 6 14 12 10 16 4
Par 5 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 4 36 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 35 71
Handicap (W) 1 3 17 7 13 11 9 15 5 4 2 16 14 10 6 12 18 8

Course Details

Year Built 1920
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tommy Bird Songs

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $21
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
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK

Reviews

3.0
146

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Watching the Game 10
Brunch 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 17
Narrow Fairways 15
Water Hazards 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 24
Seniors 17
Walkers 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 24
Worth the Drive 14
Near the Airport 12
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Rough

Course is in very rough shape. Weeds all over the greens, and a lot of tee boxes were mostly sand.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented On 09/22/2018

north and west are pretty easy and forgiving. fairways are parched & thin. rough is 3 or more inches and inconsistant thickness. greens were just ok. some smooth some a bit bumpy. south nine is just goofy. hills or dye would be proud. rough was 4 to 12 inches. i lost four balls in four holes and quit. 3 just off the fairway. found a 5th ball when i stepped on it. laid up to 155 on 2nd hole. middle of fairway. had no shot around a more than 90 degree dogleg. hit a wedge over trees at corner but never found the ball in rough i measured at 12 inches. can't recommend it.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bumpy greens

South course has a very interesting layout but fairways and approaches were in poor shape. Sad. West Course has fairways in much better condition; layout is longer, wide open and a bit uninspired. Greens on both 9s may be the worse I have ever played. They were bumpy and sparse, as if they had been plugged and not recovered. Very few golfers on course, so pace of play was great.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Not impressed

Greens were in very good shape but fairway rough was just that (rough). Some grass had not been cut in a good while. Driving range was closed due to recent rains. No cart service offered during the weekend. Gas powered carts were very slow.The west course is open and fairly easy to play. The south course has much tighter fairways but had shade which was nice for the 90+ degree day.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointment

Course was in horrible shape. Needs senificate work and money

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fernandina golf club

The course was in very bad condition and greens were terrible. Would not play again without going to look at first

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

This was a great course fir us. Will definitely go back

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Good deal

Good value for the $. Played South 9 and West 9. Fairways good greens good. No rough to speak of. Not resort course but not priced as one. Staff was friendly. Nice enough I went back and played again same price as golf now. I'll go back.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great course

We had a great time playing this course. West was long but straight. North was a bit shorter but with many doglegs. I played off the white tees and had a challenge reaching the greens in regulation. Great course for the price!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tolerated not welcomed

I have played a lot courses with Golfnow. Many are not happy with the discounts they need to give to participate in this program but generally do a good job accommodating their customers. Here they treat you like the evil stepchild in Cinderella. This course is convenient if staying on Amelia Island but that is about all I can say about it.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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