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3.4
337 Reviews (337)
5 Stars
64
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
32
1 Stars
12
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.5
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.1
65.6%
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4.0
1 Reviews (1)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
0
1 Stars
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Conditions
5.0
Value
5.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
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3.0
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
3
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.2
Layout
3.8
Pace
2.8
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.0
53.1%
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6908 yards
Slope 127
Rating 72.4

Julington Creek Golf Club (previously known as The Champions Club at Julington Creek), designed and owned by PGA Professional Steve Melnyk, offers a retreat to traditional designs of the past. With rolling Bermuda grass fairways wrapped around sparkling lakes and dense woods, the Julington Creek Golf Club offers a challenging but playable experience for the advanced and average golfer.

Since its opening in 1992, the Julington Creek Golf Club has played host to the Hooters Tour Jacksonville Open from 1996 to 1998 and the World Junior Championship Finals in 1997.

The golf course measures 6,908 yards from the gold tees. The longest hole is No. 14 at 566 yards. Champions has a rating of 72.4 and a slope of 127.

Course Details

Year Built 1992
Golf Season Year round
Architect Steve Melnyk (1992) Robert Walker (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Banquet Facilities, Showers, Locker Rooms

Reviews

3.4
337 Reviews (337)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 23
Watching the Game 10
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 27
Water Hazards 21
Narrow Fairways 19
This course/club is great for:
Locals 28
Seniors 25
Advanced Golfers 23
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 23
In the 'Burbs 21
Worth the Drive 17

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Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good Value Jax course

Course in really good condition. Recent rains have thickened up the grass. Ball sits up nicely in the fairway. Greens aerated 3 weeks ago. They've recovered and roll smoothly. A tad slow but certainly acceptable. Bunkers have hard, compact sand, but that's from recent rains. Medium challenge. More character holes on the back 9. Great value for our late morning round. Great pace of play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Can't recommend at this time

I used to play this course frequently. The folks are nice. The course design is interesting. The greens fees are reasonable. Unfortunately, at this time, the course is in very poor condition. The greens are bad and the fairways are very spotty. If the course conditions improve, I will be back...but it looks like it will take a while. Too bad.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing

Rude pair

Friendly staff from bag drop to the starter. Greens were sanded which they had done a good job of it. But no one told use that there were punched and sanded kind of nice to know...
I always Golf with my wife. The pair oh guys we we partnered with were rude from tee box to green ... pass my wife’s tee box by start there cart in middle of her back swing put out in front of her. Just flat out rude even after we said several times were back here..

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Find another course

Parking lot huge potholes, cart guy ok, counter guy informative, matts on range ok, painful slivers from trap rake, teed off a few minutes early. 1st fairway ok for middle of February, but stay in the fairway, under the trees is wasteland and miles of roots. Carts cant last long, paths are concrete and each section is a different height. so drive slowly. Aprons are come & go, time of year?? Dont think so, just poor. The big problems are the greens!!!! Dead, missing, moss, just gone. A few on the back nine were ok but so slow vs the dead ones, putting was a farce!! When you have fun golfing its usually because the greens are pure, when putting is impossible you simply endure it and move to a better course which is the case here. Go to a better course!!!

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Overall conditions

This course has a nice layout and could be really nice. Many of the tees were in poor to bad condition. The fairways could be better. Some of the greens were in good shape, but some had some lumpiness to them. Overall I would give this course a B- rating for conditions, and some holes are more a C+.
It’s too bad it isn’t better.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Julington Creek GC

The course is really run down. This use to be my go to course to play.
Greens were at its worst. Bunkers were like mud. Restrooms in clubhouse were terrible.
Sidewalks are caving in. Nothing but dirt outside of the fairway

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not worth the money

They were late sending us off on our scheduled tee time because they stack groups on top of each other. No beverage cart on a saturday and the greens are garbage . Don’t hit the ball into the rough, there is not grass just roots and hard pan. Not worth the time or money.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Has gone downhill

Have not played at Julington Creek since last winter when I thought it was in great shape. Greens are in bad shape now with no warning when booking that they were just maintained.
And they let a fivesome out in front of us. The group had no clue about time management and absolutely no rangers maintaining pace of play.
Will not be back.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Call before you book a tee time

Be sure to call before you book your tee time. They did not post a warning of any kind about the greens. It was completely sand. Useless to even putt on. Course layout was nice but would not book again without calling. They are suppose to warn players of these conditions prior or it’s a waste of money.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Stayed away for a reason

First time here in about a year, now I remember why. 11:12 tee time, and got off close to 11:30. 6 minute intervals lead to back ups right away. Pace never picked up, and we waited on every shot. Nearly 5 1/2 hour round. I wouldn't have minded so much as it was a nice Sunday afternoon, but the greens were horrendous. I can honestly say I play 2-3 times weekly in the Jacksonville area, and we vary our courses all of the time. Julington Creek was removed from our rotation a year ago for the same thing. We gave them another try, and nothing changed. Fix your greens!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not good

Greens terrible. Tees uneven and bad shape. No grass in green. Pace very slow. Will not go back

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Julington Creek Golf Club

Always enjoy this track but right now the greens are s bit rough. Not much grass and very fast. Fairways are in good shape.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Wonderful Staff and Facility

What makes this course so wonderful is the friendly staff. I enjoy the course and the people I've met while there. Always friendly and inviting to join if I catch up.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Slow, slow, slow

5 hour round. Up side course is looking better. Greens are improving but not great. Just makes for a long day at that pace and hard to get in a rhythm.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Save your time and money. Stay Away.

From the moment we got ready to hit on the first tee, we should have known this was going to be a rotten day.
Before our first tee shot was struck, someone walked up to the box and said “ I am playing with the group in front of you. Do you mind if I hit?”
As if that wasn’t bad enough, the starter actually seemed to think it was ok. We looked at him with puzzled faces until one of the other players came back and picked him up.
The next 6 hours of my life (which I will never get back), was spent waiting on dead tee boxes, or putting on grassless greens.
We saw one ranger out there and, even though he agreed the pace of play was unacceptable, he did nothing to push the group ahead of us.
The only positive thing I can say about the place is that the woman at the clubhouse bar was very friendly. Which was great because we did not see a single beverage cart on the course at any point during the round.

The fact that they have the nerve to charge $50+ to play here is the icing on the cake.

Even if it were free to play, I’ll never play here again. Ever.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fun track, fast and smooth greens

Enjoyed this course. Conditions were on par and the greens were just right.

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