St. Johns Golf & Country Club

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4.5
560
5 Stars
316
4 Stars
198
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
94.6%
Recommend this course
530 out of 558 reviews
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4.5
27
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.6%
Recommend this course
25 out of 27 reviews
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4.5
96
5 Stars
59
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.9%
Recommend this course
94 out of 96 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 7236
Slope 132
Rating 74.7
Type Public
Carved from a forest of pines and winding through wetlands and lagoons, St. Johns Golf & Country Club offers a scenic 18-hole round located between St. Augustine and Jacksonville. The course features tree-lined fairways and large, fast greens. There is also the occasional two-tiered green to look out for. Water hazards come into play throughout and there are several well-placed bunkers. Depending on how the wind is blowing, the course can range from being gentle to very demanding. Six sets of tees make the course accessible to players of all skill levels. In addition to the course, St. Johns Golf & Country Club also offers extensive practice facilities including a 10,000 sq. foot putting green, chipping green, and a double-sided driving range.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 7236 yards 74.7 132
Blue 72 6801 yards 73.5 133
White 72 6384 yards 71.8 123
Gray 72 5986 yards 70.0 118
Gray (W) 72 5986 yards 75.8 135
Red (W) 72 5286 yards 72.0 122
Scorecard for St. Johns
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 75.5/135 400 552 210 382 176 425 409 565 444 3563 407 415 558 194 407 461 557 212 462 3673 7236
Blue M: 73.5/133 382 518 186 356 154 405 381 546 421 3349 382 387 525 175 382 435 538 200 428 3452 6801
White M: 71.8/123 W: 78.1/142 364 499 175 344 138 374 358 510 397 3159 346 362 513 156 356 402 497 187 406 3225 6384
Gray M: 70.0/118 W: 75.8/135 338 465 171 324 122 351 334 479 366 2950 333 353 459 145 338 366 487 175 380 3036 5986
Red W: 72.0/122 288 431 133 260 110 313 291 445 324 2595 286 298 450 112 286 342 456 137 324 2691 5286
Handicap 13 7 15 9 17 3 11 1 5 14 18 8 16 10 6 4 12 2
Par 4 5 3 4 3 4 4 5 4 36 4 4 5 3 4 4 5 3 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 15 5 11 13 17 7 9 3 1 14 10 6 12 18 2 8 16 4

Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Architect Clyde Johnston (2001) MacCurrach Golf (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "St. Johns' Learning Center and Practice Facility"
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, American Express Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.5
560

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 53
Brunch 27
19th Hole Scenic Views 23
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 93
Water Hazards 88
Undulating Greens 60
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 74
Locals 74
Seniors 48
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 76
Convenient to the City 70
In the 'Burbs 37

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

course was in great shape greens rolling well

this was first time and corse was great and bunkers all over you must be accurate nice fast greens

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course!

Love the course. Good layout challenging and fun to play. They are redoing some bunkers but the ones they’ve completed look and play awesome! There are some pathches of foreign grasses growing on the greens which definitely effected some putts otherwise greens are great! They are redoing the chipping and putting area so that is closed. Still this course is always in good shape and is definitely a fun one to play!

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

Outstanding!

The golf course is an excellently designed 18 holes that challenge you from the first tee o last putt. The greens were in top condition, fast, yet receptive. If you are in the St Augustine/Jacksonville area play this course you will not be disappointed. And to top it off the staff is friendly and helpful. Just play this course it's a bargain.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Morning Golf

Traveled down from Charleston South Carolina and booked to play through the efficient GolfNow app. Arrived at St. John’s golf and country club and was impressed with the beautiful clubhouse layout and its surroundings. Starter was great and we were off. Tee boxes were neat as were the well cut fairways. The greens were the highlight as they were quick and running true. This course is highly recommended. Shot 77.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Good conditions, friendly staff, and pace of play was very good. Lots of water and sand.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Fantastic Value!

SJGCC is a great residential layout about a half hour south of Jacksonville. The course was in excellent condition and the greens were quick, as others have noted (greens were aerated about a month ago and are almost fully recovered). Check in was smooth and the staff was friendly. We were a twosome and they paired us up with another GolfNow single. The only negative we encountered was somewhat slow play (4 1/2 hours), apparently caused by one foursome a couple groups ahead of us. But, overall, a great golf experience and an exceptional value!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Better than most after aerating

Played yesterday and knew about aeration of the course. Greens still rolled well course played long due to all the rain but still a good day

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

AERATED!!

I made my reservation for this course the week before and there was no warning that the cost would be aerated the day before I played. I had already prepaid so there was no canceling of the tee time

Obviously this led to having to play the back nine two times and reason pace-of-play was so good was because there was no one out there playing due to the conditions. Just feel that there should be a better morning of the fact the greens or are rated as well as they Fairways and tee boxes. I went to the website to verify that they said it was being done but it was not there when I made my reservation the week before. So due to that fact I was displeased. If you're going to hear Ray you need to give more warning.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed

Greens and course wonderful but we only got to play one nine twice as other nine was being aerated and closed. This should have been published for a prepaid fare.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens Greens Greens

You fella want fast greens then play here!! The greens were at least an 11.5 ... I’m sure higher and cut super low... like a bowling alley! No yips here or it’s gone! Whole course is in great shape . Just offf the fairways? Goodluck finding your ball ,the rough is PLUSH and your balls will sink.... hit em’ straight!! ENJOYED!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Tough test when wet

This is a challenging golf course but even made more so on a hot very humid day that included several downpours. Given the adversity of the weather the course held up well and was fun.

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

Awesome

Beautiful course. Challenging. Super fast greens. Perfect fairways. Best course I've played on so far.

I'll be back.

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

Great track

Played it right off the plane. We had an issue at the airport that held us up. We called up and they easily accommodated us with no problems. Staff was friendly when we arrived and got us right out. Course isn’t overall challenging, but not not easy either so it was a very fun track. It asks for some demanding shots and some easy ones. Greens were in phenomical shape, as was the rest of the course. We come to Florida every July for a golf trip and we will be back again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Greens will be nicest in area

Aerated about three weeks ago but smooth and rolling nicely. Great course, well run by the Superintendent and crew!

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

Great Course

It’s long enough to be challenging but forgiving enough for novice type players. Great course, beautiful conditions and can’t wait to play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Punched & Sanded Greens

Previously, this was one of better courses in the Jacksonville area. Well run and well maintained with the greens always running fast but true. In the past, the ProShop/Management always publicized any issues with the course, ie. aerating the greens or fairways. However, today I arrived at the course and found the greens had been punched & sanded without being posted on the website. Disappointing to say the least. Otherwise, the course was in it's usual well maintained condition.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Only 1 complaint

This is a premium course that is well maintained and managed. Conditions are always good and even after the greens were sanded and aerated less than 2 weeks ago, they still roll better than half the courses in Jax.

My only complaint today was we had the 1st tee time today and apparently they start on front and back on the weekends. It wasn’t like this in the past but I guess they’ve made changes. We blazed the front 9 in under 100 minutes - we’re average golfers at best - and when we were ready to make the turn we had to wait for 2 groups to tee off. If would have been 3 but a group didn’t show up. Talk about a buzzkill. Our rhythm was completely thrown off on the back 9 with the slow pace. Our total time for the round ended up being close to 4:15. Not bad for a Saturday except 65% of that time was on 9 holes.

Plan accordingly. Still a great track and great service. I understand the money grab with the storms in the summer afternoons.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Going to be my new fav track

Really nice course. Lots of challenging holes. The greens were done about 8 days prior but were already healing nicely and rolling well. This will be one of the best courses in the area in another two weeks. Play it!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Beautiful course with a great layout

This is a fun track! You have to think your way around the course, but can score if you play smart shots. The greens were just punched, so it was hard to roll putts when I played, but when the greens recover, I bet they are spectacular. This is a fun place and I will be back.

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