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3.9
411 Reviews (411)
5 Stars
89
4 Stars
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3 Stars
108
2 Stars
22
1 Stars
18
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
90.2%
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349 out of 411 reviews
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4.3
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.2
95.8%
Recommend this course
23 out of 24 reviews
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4.0
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.0
89.1%
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41 out of 46 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6931 yards
Slope 126
Rating 73.8
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Jimmy Clay Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1974
Golf Season Year round
Architect Joe Finger (1974)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $14
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt required

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.9
411 Reviews (411)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 21
Bunkers 15
Elevation Changes 13
This course/club is great for:
Locals 24
Walkers 18
Beginners 15
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 31
Near the Airport 21

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Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Adding it back into my course rotation

Well, I hadn't been back to JC in a lot of years. It'd seen some tough times along with some severe drought. So a friend and I spent a weekday afternoon to get reacquainted with the course. Luckily we'd had some rain recently which helped soften things up a bit. In fact, it was cart path only on this particular day -- at least until we were about 2/3s finished and the marshal said we could go 90°.

Tee boxes seemed alright -- flat and not overly beaten up by those of you who take divots with your driver. :) And the fairways had a nice cut of grass and appropriate first cuts of rough. Same can be said for the greens as they had a nice cut and were in quite good shape. All in all, I was very pleased with the conditions after remembering my last outing or two on the course many years ago. I'm glad to say that it's come back nicely ... to the point where I can add it into my course rotation as applicable.

You can certainly scramble often on this course. The fairways are sometimes a little wider than average and any trees lining them are sparse. Some courses punish you with the rough but it wasn't bad; it was just where it should've been. These factors can make this course a little easier and/or pleasurable for higher handicappers and/or newer golfers.

One tip for the course. I know you've thought about it. Maybe you're trying to see if it'll come back with enough leaves etc. But the tree in the fairway on #18 needs to go; picture attached. The shot off of the tee box is already challenging. We don't need a 78% dead tree sitting in the way for our approach to the green which is bordered by two (2) ponds. This hole has enough difficulty in general ... we don't need to add the tree into the mix. Please cut it down.

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 16
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Jimmy clay

One of the better public courses I have played in Hill Country. I enjoyed the layout, some difficulty but not to crazy. Fairways were perfect and greens were good as well, super fast! All and all I enjoyed my game there and I played very well too, which is a huge bonus!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Great round!

Nice to see that the greens are in nice shape. Mid week noon round and pace was good. Finished in under 4 hrs.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

Staff were very friendly, they maintain the course in great condition and it is somewhat challenging. I highly recommend the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course!

It was my first time here and I just stared playing so my review probably won’t hold merit. However, it was pretty with the trees and little lakes. I never hit a tree nor in the water. So win for me! I’ve played at Lions and Riverside and Jimmy was a lot prettier.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather

Jimmy Clay Course

In excellent playing conditions, Hooootttt!
Great customer service at front desk

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Play Roy Kizer instead

This course has a fun and interesting layout. However, it is clearly the lesser of the two behind Roy Kizer. The greens were fuzzy and slow and there was evidence of the construction from last year as the water pipe that had been placed on the sides of the fairways still did not have grass grown over the area and acted as a skinny fairway bunker that went all the way down most fairways.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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