Windy Harbor Golf Club

4.1734352941 4.2 stars from 5 (138)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6395 yards
  • Slope: 121
  • Rating: 70.1
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6395 yards 70.1 121
Green 72 5953 yards 68.5 116
White 72 5455 yards 66.1 110
White (W) 72 5455 yards 71.4 121
Red (W) 72 5097 yards 69.4 118

Windy Harbor Golf Club is a military golf course located at the Mayport Naval Station, it was formerly known as the Mayport Golf Club. The seaside course now takes its name from the blustery ocean breezes that sweep through the back nine. The golf course is narrow with tree-lined fairways and large, fast greens that are slightly sloped. There is also a defined cut of rough beside every fairway. Greenside bunkers and water hazards that come into play on nearly every hole make the course challenging for players of all abilities. Windy Harbor Golf Club also has practice facilities for golfers to use that include a driving range with grass and carpeted practice tees, a practice sand trap, and a large putting green.

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.2 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.0 stars from 5
Value: 4.8 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.2 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.5 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.2 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.2 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 138 Reviews
5 stars:
43
4 stars:
80
3 stars:
13
2 stars:
0
1 stars:
2

recommend this course

133 out of 137 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city   Great for seniors locals walkers   Challenges include bunkers water hazards forced carries   Great for drinks brunch watching the game  

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"Friday slow pay"


PatrickFloyd's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  0-4

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/20/2018
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We were a 2 some, there were 6 4 somes in front of us. We asked to go off #10 as there were no golfers on 7,8,9 or 10. Starter said yes, Manager said no. Manager Made the comment that we were all golf now so no starting off of 10 for "you people"


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Fairly Easy


I recommend this course



tfs0109's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/20/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Good golf course"


Rick9909717's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/14/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Well named as it is always Windy and it definitely comes into play. Fun


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Never disappointed"


craig5859888's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/13/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I would like to thank the ground staff at Windy Harbor,from the cart attendants to the greens keeper it is always in immaculate shape.Mr Fine should be very proud of the product he is providing to our beaches residents and military families.Bogey’s bar tenders always there for a beer and a laugh. I hate to write these reviews at the risk of a much busier course but they deserve a lot of credit for what they are providing.Thank You All,Craig F.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Excellent experience, as usual!"


u831514923's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/28/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

As spring unfolds, the course condition improves: the greens are fine and the fairways greening up nicely. It's always fun to play Windy!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great course"


syalang's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/23/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course is comparable to most expensively priced courses.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Everything you could ask for at a golf course."


craig5859888's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/25/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The rates are cheap,the staff is super friendly and the course is always in excellent shape. The greens are some of the best in JAX with a great layout especially the back 9. Bogey's bar and restaurant serves delicious food and inexpensive beer and cocktails.I hate to write a great review with the thought of more people joining our little country club but I guess that keeps the prices low.Sign up for your MWR card and you won't be disappointed.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Holy Cart Paths!!"


u073376974's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a month

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/22/2018
First time playing

Reviewed on

Whoever designed this course probably didn't put all those cart paths winding through the middle of this thing, but simply that element turned me off. The back nine was infinitely better, but even at $20 a round, I will go to NAS JAX or Kings Bay well in advance before hitting that course again.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Poor

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


"Play Windy for me!"


u831514923's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/14/2018
Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Will be back time and time again, that should tell the story!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"A Consistant Winner!"


jrobigolf's avatar
Top 250 Contributor
Age:  65+
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/06/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This little course (only about 6,500 from the tips) is a favorite. Wind can make it all you want. The conditions are almost always excellent. Usually during weekday afternoons the course is pretty wide open. On this day, once we got through the first 4 holes we felt like we owned it!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Great layout"


u000006806928's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/06/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great layout makes the front side and back side very different. Staff is very friendly and helpful and the restaurant is very good and pric d well


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



sumobob1's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/04/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Mayport Golf"


shu2001's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/31/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Friendly staff at the front desk and in Bogey’s. The course is in good shape and the pace of play to be expected with the number of golfers.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



u000007192702's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/28/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course



u000005506323's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/25/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Very nice greens"


u000006806928's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/25/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Excellent course layout with greens that really hold well,very friendly staff and a great place to have breakfast and lunch in the restaurant. Great value


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Best value anywhere."


syalang's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/19/2018
Previously played

Reviewed on

For the price that I paid for the round and the beauty of the course, I have not seen any other course that can beat Mayport.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



u000005506323's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/17/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"No pass no play"


ikempls's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/16/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Unless you have a preapproved DOD pass they won’t let you on the base. Wasted my money.


I don't recommend this course


"Cold for Florida!"


bbuchholz's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/13/2018
Previously played Used cart Cold weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Good round with nice guys I met for the first time. I always like this course for layout, conditioning, and good value.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



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