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3.1
324 Reviews (324)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
116
3 Stars
89
2 Stars
59
1 Stars
35
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.5
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.2
62.0%
Recommend this course
210 out of 324 reviews
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3.2
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
5
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.8
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
62.5%
Recommend this course
35 out of 56 reviews
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3.2
120 Reviews (120)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
44
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
22
1 Stars
13
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
64.2%
Recommend this course
77 out of 120 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 7001 yards
Slope 118
Rating 72.6

Just north of the Jacksonville Airport, Fernandina Beach Golf Club offers three 18-hole courses that are conveniently located within distance of both Jacksonville and the beach. There are three distinct nines at the club that create three different 18-hole combinations. The West/South combination is the tournament course at Fernandina Beach Golf Club. The West nine is long and there is a challenging par-5 that is one of the most difficult on the golf course. The South nine features an abundance of trees and water hazards, putting a heavier emphasis on accuracy rather than distance in scoring well. The golf course is also considered a perfect example of scenic Florida golf with native foliage and wildlife throughout.

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Course Details

Year Built 1920
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ed Matson

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
324 Reviews (324)

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 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Great municipal course

Challenging and long from the white tees. Especially the 500+ yard par 5’s.
Great value using GolfNow specials.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

worst course ever!

This is the worst course we have ever played. Nothing but mud and sand on some of the tee boxes. Fairways had a LOT of bad places that were unplayable,,, hitting off packed dirt. Often, little grass to hit off from. Trees growing out over fairways and tee boxes. Some ladies tees were in the rough. This course should not even be on your list of courses to play! I play about 4 times a week, a 7-9 handicap, and couldn't wait to get off course!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Value for 18 holes

FBGC is a great value for golfers looking to enjoy 18. They have three nine hole courses.

The course conditions are average and there really is no Clubhouse other than a cafe.

Not the course if you are looking for great course conditions and a 19th hole.

It is the good course for average golfers or those looking to not spend a lot to play.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Ok

Fairways are good. Greens are great. Teeboxes are mostly poor.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fernandina Beach GC, Amelia Island FL

Reasonably good greens. Fairways are, generally, thin...bare in many spots. Lots a trees. A chainsaw would be the ideal 14th club. Many bare to totally bare tee boxes.

A very friendly place, though. They seem to be very happy to welcome a person to the course. I do not always feel that way at many courses It is what it is. I have had a nice time every time I have played here. Everyplace else in the area is $30 - $70, possibly more, per round.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value

Price was good, the staff was friendly but was a bit disappointed. The fairways were good, as were the greens. However, if you got off the fairway they were in very rugged shape. In addition, the tee boxes left a lot to be desired. Especially the ladies tees. We played the West course nine and the South course nine.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 25
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 2
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 3
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
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