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4.1
420 Reviews (420)
5 Stars
177
4 Stars
166
3 Stars
48
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
14
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
85.5%
Recommend this course
365 out of 420 reviews
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4.0
125 Reviews (125)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
49
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
84.0%
Recommend this course
105 out of 125 reviews
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4.1
227 Reviews (227)
5 Stars
94
4 Stars
85
3 Stars
30
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
85.9%
Recommend this course
195 out of 227 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

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4.1
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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4.0
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Perfect weather
Used cart

Hidden Hills Outing

I found the staff to be very friendly and course to be in good condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

love playing this course

I love playing this course mainly because here in Florida everything is typically flat. This course and Magnolia Pointe have some elevation for florida courses. The greens were in good condition and the tee boxes need a little work. It's winter so I can understand, I will be back if can get a deal on Golf Now.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Played with 2 golfers that had played the course before. Very helpful. Will come back for sure. Staff very friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course

Fun And challenging. Great sand and water placement. Nice greens. Friendly staff. Nice putting area and chipping zone. Will play again!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 44
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Excellent track

Always a great challenge playing hidden hills. The wind was fierce and made playing the course that more difficult. Greens rolled great and fairways were in good shape considering the winter conditions. Keep it up.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Reviews 1
1.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Don’t waste your money

I work in the golf industry, and I’ve played this course at least 5 times this past summer. Played it for the first time since November, and It’s awful. I’d rather have aids than putt on their greens, and they might have one half decent fairway. I played 6 holes and left after paying for 18 holes.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

good track but conditions not so great.

first time playing here. Good layout. WIshed the fairways and roughs were a bit in better shape. All dead for the winter so horrible lies all over the place. the greens were in pretty good shape and rolled nicely. Tough approaches on some holes. I would definitely play it again.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/13/2021

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 such as fairways and rough conditions. We are glad you enjoyed the greens and had an enjoyable first visit! Please come see us again soon. Thank you for playing Hidden Hills Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Walrus

Great layout for Northeast Florida.
Good pace of play and in good condition.

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

Fun Course To Play.

Enjoyed the layout. Couple of patchy greens. Several tee boxes need work.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/07/2021

Hi, 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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

First Time

Greens are fantastic! Difficult course, but a lot of fun. Will be back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/12/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Hidden Hills Golf Course!

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