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4.2
740 Reviews (740)
5 Stars
400
4 Stars
266
3 Stars
44
2 Stars
21
1 Stars
9
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
90.6%
Recommend this course
693 out of 740 reviews
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4.1
48 Reviews (48)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
85.4%
Recommend this course
41 out of 48 reviews
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4.2
89 Reviews (89)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
33
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
88.8%
Recommend this course
79 out of 89 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7236 yards
Slope 132
Rating 74.7

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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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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

4.2
740 Reviews (740)

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 89
Undulating Greens 61
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 75
Locals 74
Seniors 48
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 76
Convenient to the City 71
In the 'Burbs 38

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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Good layout

Nice staff. Greens were not good. Looks like they were punched in the last couple of weeks. Pace of play was ok. Very thankful for the price of water $1 buy one get one. Also someone came by and asked if we wanted water. I’m sure the greens will be much better in the next couple of weeks.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/05/2020

Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to see you enjoyed our course. We value your feedback, and hope to see you back in the future.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sjgcc

Course is fun. Greens awesome. The members are always friendly, helpful. A great atmosphere to be around.

Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/07/2020

Thank you so much for your 5-star review! We are happy to see you enjoyed our course. We value your feedback, and hope to see you back in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

SJGC is in Great Shape

Course and greens were in great shape. Challenging layout for all levels. In my opinion, one of the best, if not the best public courses in the greater Jacksonville area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/07/2020

Thank you so much for your 5-star review, John! We are happy to see you enjoyed our course. We value your feedback, and hope to see you back in the future.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ask someone where the trouble is

Fantastic course! It had just been aerated, otherwise I would have given it all 5’s!!!
First time playing here, and it would have been nice to know where the hidden hazards are!!! There’s plenty

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/07/2020

Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to see you enjoyed our course. We value your feedback, and hope to see you back in the future.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played

Need Rangers

The golf course was in great shape and would have been a lot more enjoyable if the groups ahead of us let faster play through or were held accountable by a ranger or golf shop staff. Two foursomes held play up for everyone behind them from our third hole on. There were open holes ahead of them and they never let anyone through. I confirmed that with the beverage cart and a member of the outside staff who drove by once. I would've definitely left had it not been for my brother playing with me from out of town and was leaving that evening. When you pay $60 to play you should be able to enjoy the experience but when you don't have rangers on the golf course or the golf professional staff making rounds, it's impossible to ensure that for everyone. The groups took near 5 hours to play - waited minutes on EVERY. SINGLE. SHOT. It was miserable. The golf course itself was in very good shape and worth the $60 we paid had pace of play not been a major problem.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
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Commented on 07/06/2020

Thank you for your review. We apologize for the slow pace of play you experienced. We take your opinions seriously, and are constantly looking to improve the customer experience. Please feel free to reach out to us at info@stjohnsgolf.com to discuss your concerns further.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Quality track with outstanding greens

We play this course maybe 10-15 times a year and at the moment they have the clubhouse completely torn apart. We had a cake for a birthday celebration for a 96 year old who regularly shoots his age. Gathered around the front steps as there was no other choice, A guy walked by asked if he could help and we said we were about to have cake for a guy and 9 people would be there shortly. Walking away he turned and asked would a table in the shade help? What a class move!!!! That act says volumes for this facility. Turns out the guy was the regional manager for the company and got the table himself. Left a very positive impression!.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 06/25/2020

Thank you so much for your 5-star review! It's great to hear you enjoyed your time at the course. We can't wait to unveil the new clubhouse when it is complete, and appreciate your understanding while it's under construction. We look forward to having you back soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day for golf

Booked online for my wife and myself. Showed up in time to load up the cart. Take a cooler for water or other drinks, and snacks if you want them. There is a cart going around offering water from a cooler, but you need your own container. Not a problem for us. We had a great.day and can’t wait to go again soon.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 06/23/2020

Thank you so much for your review! We are happy to see your wife and you enjoyed our course. We value your feedback, and look forward to seeing you back in the future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Kindness to Old Duffers

My wife and I have recently retired and learning golf in our 70 ‘s .
Starter was very accommodating and group behind us were not pressuring us even with 12 min intervals .
We enjoyed our 9 holes and considering membership based on great experience .

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/12/2020

Thank you so much for your 5-star review! We are so glad to hear you enjoy our course and wonderful staff. We look forward to having you back in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout and fast greens

The course provides a great challenging layout and the greens are almost like putting on ice. If you don’t like fast greens or a challenging layout, then this course is not for you.

The pace of play is a bit slow with walkers allowed during prime tee times but still worth it.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 119
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens have been v cut and sanded

Although the greens have been sanded they rolled ok....always enjoy the course

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Slightly over priced, but a nice course.

Solid course, pretty straightforward. Tee boxes and fairways were nice. Greens also for the most part, couple of tough spots. I'd say this is a 50$ course. 70+ is a little much, at least for the way things are right now. Will definitely play against but will be looking for a better price.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great layout

Recent greens work, but still very playable. Rough cut to nothing- wide open.
Had to play Covid rules but still a fun friendly place. Cut the greens low, let the rough grow...still a Q school game!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Day to Play Golf

Weather was perfect to play today. Course is in good shape. Greens are rolling good but a little slow, but understandable with the conditions. Definitely would recommend playing here.

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

Nice course

My wife and i played in three hours and fifteen minutes.

The course is in excellent condition considering the recent lack of rain. The layout is good and the tees are generally friendly for women golfers. Given the current pandemic and social distancing policies, there is limited opportunity to interact with staff or other golfers but everyone is friendly and efficient.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun afternoon

Just glad to be playing. Finally found a good on line rate so got some buddies together to play. Course was in good shape. Doing renovations to the clubhouse.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very nice course

Course layout is very nice. Greens are a bit rough but manageable.

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