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3.6
1252 Reviews (1252)
5 Stars
389
4 Stars
558
3 Stars
169
2 Stars
80
1 Stars
56
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.5
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
73.4%
Recommend this course
1031 out of 1252 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.2
82 Reviews (82)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
44
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
92.7%
Recommend this course
76 out of 82 reviews
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3.5
225 Reviews (225)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
79
3 Stars
47
2 Stars
27
1 Stars
23
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.1
66.7%
Recommend this course
150 out of 225 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Par 72
Length 6892 yards
Slope 136
Rating 74.0

Tucked away in the beautiful Ft. Caroline area near Jacksonville, Hidden Hills Country Club stands on a historic battleground that witnessed the fierce struggles between France and Spain and continued into golf history with searing competition during the heyday of the Greater Jacksonville Open.

The 6,892-yard private golf course, built in 1966 on an ancient sand dune, was redesigned by Arnold Palmer in 1986. Palmer's creativity helped create a championship-caliber golf course unmatched in natural beauty that makes excellent use of rare hilly terrain to create a unique Florida golf challenge. The fairways are lined with majestic pines and stately oaks, and the unpredictable greens have helped Hidden Hills gain the reputation of being one of the most challenging courses in North Florida.

Sharp doglegs, strategic placement of water hazards and putting surfaces that are mostly elevated serve up a mighty test for the low handicapper. Approaches are narrow and many of Hidden Hills Country Club's greens are well bunkered.

Hidden Hills has a rating of 74.0 from the championship tees, and the slope rating is 136.

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Course Details

Year Built 1966
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Arnold Palmer (1986) Ed Seay (1986) Robert Walker (1986)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes, with permission only
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt req, no tanktops or cutoffs

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Fitness

Reviews

3.6
1252 Reviews (1252)
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
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Handicap 10-14
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3.0
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First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Very interesting

This course is not normal. And it might be much better in the summer.

It is a very hard layout - which is fine but the conditions were poor.

The history of the course sort of defines it. It was a tour stop and you can tell. A long par 5 into the wind with a small island green - yeah that's a 7 for double digit handicappers.

It was winter but the conditions were all over the place.

It's too hard to be a 'regular weekend course' but not nice enough to be a 'destination play'

I'm attempting to be critical but fair. The practice areas are GREAT. Would def. play again.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 02/08/2024

Hello knsbrakes, thank you for taking the time to review us. We're sorry to hear the course may not have been in the best shape on the day of your round. We appreciate your feedback as we work to make any necessary improvements. Thank you for choosing to golf with us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon at Hidden Hills Golf Course.

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Reviews 49
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Excellent course

Another great day at HH. Course was in great shape and the clubhouse had Blanton’s 🥃
Demi in the bar is great!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/08/2024

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round, PhysWiz6922! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Hidden Hills Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect Day at Hidden Hills

I had a fun and great round at Hidden Hills today. The weather was perfect in the mid 60's and a few clouds - it doesn't get much better than this.
Thank you to all the staff at Hidden Hills for making my day so special.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 02/05/2024

Thank you for taking the time to review us, Photog57. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Hidden Hills Golf Course thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 47
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Tough first 9 holes

First 9 holes really tough with lot's of water. Fairways and greens were fine, some of the tee-offs were really awful however

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 02/08/2024

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us, hyacynthe. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting Hidden Hills Golf Course, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Solid course

We do enjoy Hidden Hills when the pace of play is quick as it was today. Greens were a little brown and rough in places but good course which we frequent monthly

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/08/2024

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Hidden Hills Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 40
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

MB hacker

The course was fun to play, every kind of shot and lie, some spots were in need of tlc, but overall, well worth playing. The staff was great

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 02/05/2024

Thanks so much for your wonderful review, mjrelf. We are thrilled to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us. Please visit again soon. Thanks for choosing Hidden Hills Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 38
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging golf course.

HH is a challenging course that is well maintained and it has a friendly staff. The golf carts are very comfortable. Course management is paramount at Hidden Hills.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 02/05/2024

Hi, u080412134. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Hidden Hills Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 9
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very nice

Really enjoyed playing at this course, very nice layout , easy playing , and for whatever reason , my wife and I played the entire 18 holes without anyone else to be seen!
Great experience

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

Great value for money!

This course is well worth a visit for the price point. Excellent value for money. The first 12 holes have a lot of water that is in play, so it can lead to a few lost balls. As a result pace of play can be a little slow and there are no rangers on the course to help faster groups play through.

That being said, the layout is great, condition is good and the greens are in good condition. I would definitely play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good layout

Greens were in very good condition, and good pace to them. Course conditions were good.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 123
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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