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3.1
311 Reviews (311)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
111
3 Stars
84
2 Stars
58
1 Stars
33
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.5
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.2
60.6%
Recommend this course
201 out of 311 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.3
69 Reviews (69)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
6
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.8
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.3
65.2%
Recommend this course
45 out of 69 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.2
113 Reviews (113)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
23
1 Stars
11
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
63.7%
Recommend this course
72 out of 113 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6412 yards
Slope 119
Rating 69.9

South/North is one of three golf courses at Fernandina Beach Golf Club. The facility is home to three distinct nines that form three different 18-hole combinations. Winding through thick forests of oaks and pines, Fernandina Beach Golf Club's South/North course offers a glimpse at native Florida wildlife. The South nine depends more on accuracy rather than distance while the north nine, the shortest in length of the three, features undulating greens. Water hazards also come into play throughout the golf course. Fernandina Beach's 27 unique holes are made even more appealing by the affordable rates and convenient proximity to Jacksonville and the beach.

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Course Details

Year Built 1920
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tommy Bird Songs

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $21
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt, no cutoffs, denim OK

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.1
311 Reviews (311)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 17
Watching the Game 10
Brunch 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 17
Narrow Fairways 15
Water Hazards 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 24
Seniors 17
Walkers 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 24
Worth the Drive 14
Near the Airport 12

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Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Quick round on a perfect October day.

Teed off at 11:00 as a twosome. Tallied up the scores at 2:00.
The white tees were challenging with the long par 5s and changing ocean wind directions.
Great layout. Course could use some spot trimming around the perimeters to spruce it up a bit.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
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 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Golf course condition

I live in Atlanta and own property in Fernandina Beach. I have played this course for 21 years, and the condition of the golf course is the worst I have ever seen it. I don't know what the problem is with course maintenance, but improvements need to be made asap ie very sparse fairways, only one inch of sand in bunkers, no grass on several tees and bare spots on greens.. The three courses have a great layout, but need to be maintained properly. I am not sure I will play here again.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Rough and Rutty

Greens fast but good shape

Sand traps had sand

Fairways and side walks in bad shape

Nasty rough

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value, tough conditions.

Challenging track, nice layout, just needs to be better maintained. Rough tee boxes and some fairways but greens were ok.

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

Tuesday Morning

The course was in decent shape and a good value.
I will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout 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
Previously Played

Nice greens for a great price!

I think for the cost this is a great course and would definitely recommend to friends or beginners. The course is fairly open, with the exception of having some narrow gaps to shoot through from the tee box due to the size of some of the trees. The greens were in excellent condition and had some complexity to them. Nicer fairways and tee boxes would have easily made this a 5 star review!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Surprisingly bad

I have been playing this course on and off for a few years and I was really surprised at the current poor conditions of the fairways. The West course was closed for over a year to re-condition it and now it is in as bad of shape as ever. Hopefully the will get it together this has the potential to be a really nice track. :-(

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course, needs maintenance

Good course, but overgrown trees make narrow fairways even more narrow. Some par 4’s should be 5’s just based on a large branch blocking tee box to the fairway. Also grass needs serious work. Lots of bare ground.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Get what you pay for

Course was in better shape than it was last time I played 4-5 months ago. With that being said, dont expect immaculate fairways and/or greens and such. But for the price the course was in good shape. We were told that course was busy when we teed off, but had hardly no wait anywhere on course, especially on our 2nd 9.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The fairways are sand with a scattering of grass. The practice range has mats. The sand traps are hard mud. There was little water available on the course. The restroom light was so dim I could barely see.

There was no one patrolling the course to tell the people who had no course etiquette to speed up or let people behind them play through. We waited on each hole for quite awhile and there was at least one open hole in front of the ones in front of us. The player behind us finally went around to cut in front of the slow men but and single player stayed and sat as long as we.

The staff, woman and man in golf shop and the starter were all really nice. Nice golf shop and looked to be a nice little bar and restaurant. Nice locker room too.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Disappointed

My son and I planned to play 18 holes. We were on vacation and also rented clubs. We quit after 9. The course was in rough shape. Fairways in bad condition and greens were in consistent. Same situation with rough. I noticed my rentals did not include a wedge while on the course. I should have checked before I started the round !
Would not recommend playing there again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Needs Course Care

The course is in bad shape. Tee boxes were mostly dirt, fairways were spotty at best, primary rough was horrible and balls were very difficult to find, the greens were also spotty and it appeared that they were punched a few weeks ago and not grown in well at all. Having said that the entire course staff (Pro-Shop, Starter, Restaurant) very professional, friendly and helpful

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Needs some attention

The greens were in good shape, however, even with the abundant rain in the last 4-6 weeks the fairways are sparse, many of the tee boxes were not more than sand and dirt. Some holes are unfairly tight on the South course.. ridiculously so!!

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course needs work

I’ve played here before, but the course has fallen in quality.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice Course

We played this course twice while staying on the Island. Nice course and an even better price. Get out early to beat the crowds. Great new practice facility. Will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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