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3.6
593 Reviews (593)
5 Stars
139
4 Stars
317
3 Stars
93
2 Stars
29
1 Stars
15
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.6
79.6%
Recommend this course
522 out of 593 reviews
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3.6
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
75.7%
Recommend this course
53 out of 70 reviews
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3.6
114 Reviews (114)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
31
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
79.8%
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91 out of 114 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6420 yards
Slope 136
Rating 71.6

Since the opening of Bent Creek Golf Course in 1989, the 6,420-yard, par-71 course has provided a challenging golf experience for residents of Northeast Florida and visitors alike.

Crafted by renowned architect Bobby Weed with consulting services by Mark McCumber, Bent Creek's meandering terrain takes golfers through a certified Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary, towering pines and alongside creeks and swales. The championship layout boasts Bermuda grass greens, plush fairways and a state-of-the-art lighted practice facility - home of the Bent Creek Golf Academy.

From the back tees, Bent Creek carries a rating of 71.6 and a slope of 136. The challenge starts with the first hole, which measures 538 yards from the gold tees, just 20 yards short of No. 15, the longest hole on the golf course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1989
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bobby Weed (1989) Mark McCumber (1989)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes - "Bent Creek Golf Academy"
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.6
593 Reviews (593)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 30
19th Hole Specials 17
Patio Dining 16
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 58
Bunkers 45
Forced Carries 33
This course/club is great for:
Locals 53
Seniors 33
Advanced Golfers 32
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 41
Worth the Drive 38
In the 'Burbs 22

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Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
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Previously Played

Better choices around Jax

Thought we would try Bent Creek after not playing here in a year or so. Should have waited longer.
The overseeded greens were painfully slow and don’t roll very good. The attention to detail with some simple things like where and how to place tee markers is serious lacking. Had several placed no more than 2 paces wide as well as having to stand in mud. Other markers were set on a downhill tier! All it takes is a little bit of training from the superintendent...
Sadly going to be a while before we come back. Too many other much better conditioned courses in the area for the same $$$$

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
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 Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lou

Should have more markings, to next hole and yardage. Greens in good shape

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Cold weather
Used cart

You get what you pay for

I always enjoy my rounds at Bent Creek but don't come expecting a pristine golf course. In all likelihood you'll pay less than $30 to play and the course will not be in great condition. Furthermore since the cost is inexpensive many of the golfers are beginners so you will not have a fast round of golf. BUT if your expectations are tempered you will have a good time as the layout is interesting. Hole#11 and #15 are particularly challenging and worth the price of admission.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

First time

Putting could have been better with a mow and blower. Pine straw everywhere and fluffy greens...

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

New Years Eve day

Took 4,5 hours to play 18 holes. Waited for 2 groups on each hole.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pathetically poor conditions

Greens were the worst I’ve seen in a very long time. Probably a 3 on a stimpmeter, like a mortar field. Fairways were so bad I aimed for the dormant rough instead. I probably wouldn’t play this course again if it were free. Layout started okay but then all the holes looked the same - dogleg tight, water right. The only redeeming quality here was the traps - nice sand.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great except the GREENS

I like the course, good layout and somewhat challenging. The only downside was the greens! They must have not been cut or rolled. I never had to hit my putter so hard in my life.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Christmas round

While cold windy and wet

The course was somewhat rough. Green were slow but had grass growing on them. Limbs and clutter needs to be picked up

Glad we did it on Christmas

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bentcreek review

Greens were slow. Fairways were good. From the back tees this course is a definite challenge.

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

Great day of golf

Greens where in really good shape for this time of year .... staff were Very Friendly ... some of the cart paths need some repairs

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Shaping up nicely

The greens are showing improvement since my last review. They appear to be faster than they are though. Overall the course is in good shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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