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Conditions
3.0
Value
3.2
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7080 yards
Slope 144
Rating 75.0

The Golf Club at North Hampton offers a traditional Scottish links-style course right in northeast Florida. Designed by Arnold Palmer, the layout meanders through dramatic elevation changes of over 40 feet and ten spring-fed lakes lined with coquina boulders. Sprawled across rolling hills and wild grasses, the golf course is sculpted from beautiful Florida woodlands, offering a round that is as scenic as it is challenging. The Golf Club at North Hampton's hard-to-read greens are massive and move very quickly. There are also tight fairways, many of which feature blind approaches. To make it even trickier, strong winds often sweep through the course, some even reaching a speed of 30 miles an hour.

Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways 419 Bermudagrass
Greens Tif-Eagle Grass
Architect Arnold Palmer (2001) Ed Seay (2001) MacCurrach Golf

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Hampton Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes. For members only.

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

3.1
520 Reviews (520)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 20
Patio Dining 15
Watching the Game 14
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 65
Water Hazards 63
Forced Carries 51
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 51
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 39
Locals 35
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 52
Near the Airport 27
Convenient to the City 23

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Wish It Was Closer to Jacksonville

One of my favorite courses in the area. Everything is always top notch from the course to the staff. Could play here everyday and not get tired of it due to challenging layout. GPS carts are a lifesaver. Only con to this place is the 45 minute drive from southeast Jacksonville (Beaches area)

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Just terrible.....

The pics will speak for itself. Absolutely terrible. Paid $72 to play!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Just terrible...

Cost $72 and it’s just terrible.. I’ll post pics of the fairway and green. They will say all I need to say.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 44
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Bare Fairways and Bumpy greens

Based on the green fee, I expected so much more from the course. The fairways were 50/50...dirt to grass. The greens had clumps of a different grass growing in them. Made putting a 3 footer impossible. There were several areas of the course that was undergoing renovation. Mostly fairway and green side bunker complexes. I just played them as ground under repair. This is the first time I'd played the course in at least 18 months...probably be that long before I play again.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Hit Your Spots

North Hampton is set in a residential neighborhood not far from Amelia Island. For the most part, the houses do not come into play. In the winter the Bermuda grass goes dormant so playing on brown is unusual, but the conditions are still quite good. The greens can be fast and they roll true.
An Arnold Palmer design, the course has a wide range of holes in terms of length and direction. The wind was howling on my last visit and that made it easy to get into trouble. Although the fairways are generally wide it is important to end up in the proper place to get onto the greens. There are a number of marsh and ponds that set up forced carries.
There is a driving range and steeply sloped putting green. The carts are newer and the staff is helpful. Good value for money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem

One of my favorite courses. Challenging with rolling hills. Great layout and not exactly a short course. Yes, some holes are short making you want to go for the green on a par 4 but if you miss, lost ball for sure. Worth the money to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always one of the best courses at Florida recommended highly

Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Times

Had a great day! Course was in great shape. Interesting layout unlike most other Florida courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Challenging course

This is a great Arnold Palmer course with a challenging layout. Beautiful surroundings with plenty of dunes and nature. Love it.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great views and challenging layout

no two holes are the same. Very interesting undulating fairways and greens. Birdied the alligator hole! A must play if you like to explore the variety of courses in the area. Only negative is the bev cart was not stocked. But course was fabulous.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging and well maintained course

Pro shop gent very accommodating to me for having to modify my tee time to a bit later. Professional and courteous (Robin was his name, I believe) course was in very nice shape; greens held and rolled quickly. Super friendly staff all around; beverage cart lady, food service Mgr, pro shop attendant. Everyone was cognizant and instructive as to the social distancing and sanitizing protocols.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great bang for the buck!

No problem golf. Nice layout. Challenging but fair. The only problem was the bunkers. They were pretty much unplayable, but local downpours in this part of the country make them hard to maintain..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun layout

Fairways in good shape. Greens a little bumpy. Looks like they had been aerated recently. Bunkers are in bad shape. Some are good some look as though they are in the process of being repaired. Played 2 months ago same thing. Long time to repair if that is the case. Pro shop never said they should be played ground under repair. All in all a $50 course

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fairways dry to bad for such a great course

The Greens were in excellent shape but the fairways were all dry and brown in several areas. This course has always been great in the past and I was shocked on how bad the fairways were.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in poor shape.

This is a nice layout, but the course is in poor shape. Greens were plugged recently and are bumpy and slow. Sprigs of poianna are in the greens and throughout the fairways. Course was fertilized today and that will help the Bermuda, but weed application is a must.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Great layout/hot deal customers not welcomed

Great layout, conditions a little rough. We were treated like second class players due to hot deal status.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course and affordable

2nd time playing and totally enjoy the course. From Colorado and wish we had a hidden gem like this back home. Unfortunately today we only made it through 12 holes when the rain came in a deluge. Can’t beat the price for this challenging yet quit fun course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 78
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Nice layout

Course is designed and laid out so each hole is very unique and you rarely see other groups. Greens are pretty brown but roll very fast. Lots of water and doglegs make it challenging from any tee box. Pace of play was less than 4 hrs.

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

Great Layout

Pace of play and course layout were fantastic today! Played in under 3.5 hours, but could have played even faster.. most holes are completely set apart and houses do not come into play. The recent rains have caused some issues to the tee boxes, but overall, the course was great for the price paid.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

North Hampton.

Of course many Fl Courses are wide, flat and friendly.
This course did not make you feel you were in Fl.
The trees, bunkers and water were nicely placed to require you pay attention.
Greens were a C+ and I assume they had recently been aerated and were healing. There design and contours offered appropriate challenges.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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