Sara Bay Country Club

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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 7021
Slope 136
Rating 74.4
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 7021 yards 74.4 136
Blue/White 72 6702 yards 72.4 128
White 72 6414 yards 70.8 126
White/Silver 72 6187 yards 69.8 124
Silver 72 5832 yards 68.6 121
Gold 72 5559 yards 67.9 119
Red (W) 72 5256 yards 71.0 123
Scorecard for Sara Bay
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 73.8/136 429 458 389 152 378 398 588 198 486 3476 424 452 378 224 411 447 194 500 515 3545 7021
White M: 71.0/125 401 408 367 141 337 340 533 167 467 3161 407 400 356 199 360 399 181 470 481 3253 6414
Gold M: 67.7/118 W: 72.8/120 379 330 351 118 324 327 442 154 393 2818 377 313 342 187 338 354 163 418 429 2921 5739
Red M: 65.3/115 W: 70.5/117 328 319 314 97 307 279 429 132 385 2590 309 303 304 169 272 340 151 411 415 2674 5264
Handicap 5 3 13 17 9 11 1 15 7 10 4 8 16 12 2 18 14 6
Par 4 4 4 3 4 4 5 3 5 36 4 4 4 3 4 4 3 5 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 9 11 13 17 5 7 1 15 3 12 14 4 16 10 2 18 8 6

Course Details

Year Built 1926
Fairways TifEagle Bermuda
Golf Season Year round
Architect Donald Ross (1926) Brian Silva (1991) Brian Silva (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.9
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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

tough but fair

great layout. subtle brilliance. D. Ross. One of the best anywhere

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

I love it

The greens on this D. Ross course are fast and fantastic. The greens are the best I have played this year. You must keep the ball below the hole on these 11.5 greens The course hosted the ladies pro Symetra Tour this yr and the FL State Mid Am. What a top notch course !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Hidden Donald Ross Gem

Sara Bay CC is one of my favorite courses to play in Florida, and that's a big compliment coming from an avid Floridian golfer. Typical of Donald Ross designs, this course has a lot of up-side down bowl greens that put a premium on your approach shots. The surface of most greens also contain lots of undulations which adds to the charm and challenge of this course. I would also say the fairways are narrow but the course isn't too lengthy even from all the way back so most intermediate golfers can hit 3 wood off the tee when they need to.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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