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3.9
19 Reviews (19)
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.5
Value
4.1
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
4.9
Amenities
2.4
80.3%
Recommend this course
12 out of 19 reviews
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4.0
4 Reviews (4)
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Conditions
3.5
Value
4.3
Layout
3.8
Pace
5.0
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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4.0
4 Reviews (4)
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Conditions
3.5
Value
4.3
Layout
3.8
Pace
5.0
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
75.0%
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3 out of 4 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6194 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Sauganash Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1924
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/15

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
19 Reviews (19)
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Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Interesting, old course

Don't let short yardage fool you. With plenty of blind tee shots - you cannot over power.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Short but challenging -

A few tight fairways, a few cool turns that you will need to think about. Two drive-able par 4's but with huge trees in the way so you have to be creative.
Wildlife seemed happy so that's a positive too.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 83
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Practice day

This is an interesting course with the front 9 being close to road and lots of geese droppings around. The back 9 across railroad tracks was very scenic along the river and the entire course the greens were slower but truer and easier to go for your putt. We had very few in front and behind so made for a nice day to practice and enjoy the course. One lady had her binoculars to view wildlife while her husband played!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Greens very slow

Played in June 2020. My buddy invited me to come and it was only $22 for 18 in a cart. He’s raved to me About it for years, especially for how fast the greens were. I am trying to be cognizant of the COVID crisis and it’s impact on course maintenance. With that said, and I do not mean this disrespectfully, but the greens were the slowest I’ve ever played on. They definitely hadn’t been cut in at least 2 days, but even still, were incredibly slow. That in and of itself made it a pretty disappointing day.

There are a few good holes, and I thought the back 9 was actually the better of the two sides, although they point out the front was designed by A.W. Tillinghast. One of the par 4’s on the back has an old tee box that you can hit over the lake, but it’s no longer used, and not playable now. A number of the holes on the front are short, drivable par 4’s.

Staff was very friendly, and they did have enough food available to make do. Obviously cost was cheap and pace of play wasn’t an issue. I think if they worked on the greens it could return to its former prestige, but I wouldn’t play it again in its current conditions.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Well designed, older, value course for the area.

A good design on a nice piece of land. The greens have definitely recovered from whatever issues they were having in years past as they rolled true and had no noticeable damage

No range, not much of a putting green, and the 1st tee being 3 steps from the parking lot puts a little pressure on you to start the round.

A.W. Tillinghast actually had some sort of hand in work/design of the front 9.

I'll be back to check out this quirky old course again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Absolutely horrible

Absolutely horrible. The greens are the worst greens I have ever played on. They are disease and have it improved all season

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/29/2016

We're sorry to hear about your bad experience. We've completely re-done the course and it's in great shape. We'd love for you to come out and give us another try!

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Beautiful day for round of golf!

It was a gorgeous day for golf and pace was very good.
Excellent round of golf for the money!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Cutest little course

I love this course because it is fair for women if you can drive the ball straight you have eagle chances on the par 5's, it really is a fun course that allows you to utilize all of your clubs, the front 9 requires precision to score low but the beautiful back 9 let's you tee it high and let it fly, it's a great course for the money

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

greens need help

It was first time playing here liked the layout but the greens were horrible. Staff was friendly. It was pretty much what I expected for the price.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Greens damaged.

The course itself is ok, short with small greens and a quirky layout. However the greens were badly damaged with disease and/or fungus. The fairways and tee boxes were below average. Might be a good place to take young kids or other beginners.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 09/29/2016

We've re-done the course and the greens are now in terrific shape. Come back out and give us another try!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great old style course

This was a great course to take my teenager to. The holes have some challenges but it is not soul crushing for a beginning player. I would recommend this for a quick relaxing round of golf.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

golf

nice course for the money.touted as following the St Joe River only one hole really has the river.not really what I thought it would be by the description.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Unique blend of hole designs

Two distinctly different nines. The front nine is tiny, cramped in a few spots and the back is very long and spread out. Lots of tree-lined fairways and strategic opportunities on par 4's throughout the course. Clubhouse could use some modernization but the course is fun. Old-school green complexes...many have steep runoff areas and tricky bunkers.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great older course

Been around for 90 years, yet I had never heard if it. The greens were small and challenging, fairways were well manicured while the tee boxes needed a little work. For the price, it was a great deal! * Bring the bug spray though *

Conditions Good
Value 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
First Time Playing

Not a bad course

Overall a decent course. Some of the greens needed some attention but other then that the rest was in good shape

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Walked

interesting course

i have been forced to play it over the last few years for school, and have always tried to keep a positive attitude about the place but have never been impressed. the greens run slow, and they are also not well maintained. they have many dead spots on them. the layout looks like they had to squeeze a course into a small hilly spot of land next to train tracks and a small highway, which are your focal points of the front 9. the back nine is better than the front in layout, but still lacks quality and maintenance. Overall it is a very short course that is very tight. it may have been a very nice course at one time but now seems to be run down.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice course, greens need work

Not a bad course, overall condition was good, greens were bumpy, pitted and cracked. Made putting overly difficult. Would recommend to others if greens were repaired.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Did not live up to expectations.

I use to have a membership here. The greens were in pretty rough shape and that was very disappointing. Maybe it was to early in the season or the hard summer last year whatever it was I hope they get it turned around. The course has some interesting and challenging holes.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Fair for the price.

Played early in season. Greens were rough, sand traps need work. Over all what you would expect from an inexpensive course.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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