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3.2
160 Reviews (160)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
58
3 Stars
49
2 Stars
29
1 Stars
16
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.7
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
59.4%
Recommend this course
109 out of 160 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
54.5%
Recommend this course
6 out of 11 reviews
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3.4
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.9
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
61.5%
Recommend this course
8 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6412 yards
Slope 119
Rating 69.9

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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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

3.2
160 Reviews (160)

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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Commented on 10/15/2019

Thanks for your review Thom. We appreciate you playing golf at our facility during your time in Florida. We hope you come visit us again soon.

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3.0
Previously Played

The rough is too tall.

Challenging course but the rough coupled with all the trees make it a hard course to enjoy.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/15/2019

We appreciate your honest feedback. To help protect the course, we need to adjust the level of our rough and we apologize that you caught it at that time. We hope that you come back to enjoy us soon.

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Course is in sad shape

Love the layout of this course but they have apparently let if go down hill a little. Greens are in nice shape and fairways were hit or miss. They just need a complete makeover for such a nice piece of property.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 07/10/2019

We appreciate your feedback and want to thank you for your review! Come back and visit us again soon.

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
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First Time Playing

Public course in a sea of private courses

The staff was great. Very informative and friendly.
The practice range was in terrible shape.
We moved over to the practice green, only to find out the greens had been recently punched. (No warnings)
We moved to the first tee, and the tee boxes were in poor condition. All tee boxes were like this.
Of course, the rest of the tee boxes were like this.
The rough was thick, so stay in the fairway.
The weeds along the cart path were tall, so watch your step.
This could be a really nice course if the city would let the course keep some of the money, for the maintenance of the course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/10/2019

Thank you for your feedback, John. We take your opinion seriously, and are working everyday to improve the customer experience. If you have any other comments or concerns, please feel free to reach out to us at info@fernandinabeachgolfclub.com

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Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Good time

Greens had been aerated recently, so putting was a challenge. Great course if you bring along a beginner and/or want to work on your game a little. No one pushing/rushing you. Great price for a simple round of golf. FRIENDLY STAFF. Very welcoming and helpful.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/10/2019

Thanks for your review. We appreciate your commentary and are so glad that you found value in playing our course. Hope to see you back again soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing

Course needs some TLC. Fairly Easy play for inexperienced golfers. Good price.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/10/2019

Thanks for your review and commentary. We are working every day to improve our course conditions. We're glad you had an enjoyable experience with us and hope to see you back again soon.

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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing

challenging

Very challenging course lots of trees must place your shots
Target golf I will play again next time I am in the area must play

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/10/2019

We're glad you will be coming back to play golf on our course again. Thanks for your feedback and review.

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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/10/2019

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again sometime soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very challenging

Couple greens need some work but they were lightning fast. Very narrow on a lot of holes. Lots of doglegs and all about position off the tee. Not a course for high handicappers. Great value and beautiful layout. Had fun but took a beating!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 07/31/2019

Thanks for your review, Justin. We appreciate your your feedback and hope to see you again soon!

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Previously Played

South 9 holes rough
West 9 was in over all good condition

Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 07/31/2019

Thanks for your review. We value your feedback and hope to see you again soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Staff was very friendly and helpful. This course is 3 different 9 hole courses put together. The course was in pretty good shape, a few greens had some rough spots on them, but fairways and tee boxes were if pretty good shape for February. Did have to fix a lot of ball marks, dont guess the members or locals are too worried about the greens. Rate of play seemed a little slow but still able to get off the course in 4 hrs. Overall a good course for the price

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/31/2019

Thanks for your review. We are so glad our staff met your expectations. Hope to see you again soon!

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

Solid family course

5 sets of tees allows for all members of family to play Green were solid Pace of play was slow but normal for public golf 4.5 hrs Very flat easy to walk but some durable from green to next tee box overall a fun experience

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/31/2019

Thanks for your review. We value your feedback and are glad you had a fun experience. Hope to see you back again soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

west nine ok. south just goofy

west nine pretty playable with rough 2 to 21/2 inches. penal but you could find it. greens decent. mostly smooth with a few bumpy spots. fairways parched and thin. south nine goofy with rough 4 to 12 inches (i measured a couple spots). fairways ample but miss by a yard and tee a provisional. you won't find 1st ball. i was in middle of several fairways (and left side of one tee box) less than 160 to hole with no shot. trees blocking what looked like a fine tee shot from tee. left after 5 holes and 4 lost balls. just wasn't fun to try to hit from the fairway over trees to blocked greens. dye or hills would be proud.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
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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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
Difficulty Moderate
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
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