Ponte Vedra Inn & Club
About Ponte Vedra Inn & ClubSomewhat overshadowed by Sawgrass, this classic inn and resort predates it by several decades. Two charming golf courses have benefited from the design expertise of local resident and experienced architect Bobby Weed, and the new Lodge recently increased the resort's accommodations complement by several dozen rooms. Ponte Vedra Inn & Club should be near the top of the list for visitors seeking a sense of Old Florida.
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Crazy conditions but nice experience anyway
Nice golf course . Pleasant and quiet. Well maintained fairways. Not much diversity between each hole but still somehow challenging.
Great bar and restaurant facilities. Free range balls which is a substantial plus.
Good but not as good
I’ve played this course a few times over the last 5 years. It’s still good but the greens aren’t as good as last time I played here. It’s still winter and I’m sure it will improve. They always seem to do a good job here with maintenance.
River Wilderness Country Club
I played this about two years ago and it was terrible. Was told a new owner was putting money into the club. Well if they have I would get my money back. First of all my t time was not until 10:30. I could not get ANYTHING to eat not even a cup of coffee.
Then the course. DOG track. And they do not seem to care about the pace of play. I watched on every t box guys hunting for golf balls. I mean if you want to look for your ball that is one thing, within reason. But these people fished out a few balls each on almost every hole. They call this a country club. Absolutely terrible
I originally played this course in 2016. At that time I thought I had found a jewel. By 2019 they had let everything go. Fairways, greens and traps. I said I would not play again. However, there was an opportunity to play for a reasonable amount of money considering the high cost of all courses in the Sarasota/Bradenton area. I was very disappointed again and for $83 I felt there was no worth in the play. Additionally, there was no way to get anything to eat either at the turn or cart. A terrible roundwhich found the area around the greens overwatered and very soggy. This course is not worth the ride or cost.
Subpar Golf Course in a Very Nice Neighborhood
The Club has a lovely clubhouse, very friendly staff, updated carts with GPS, paved cart path, and a very nice layout. Too bad, not a dime has been spent maintaining the actual course. Weeds, bare spots, wet spots on a very dry day, rocks in the sand traps and lousy greens. Yes, the price was reasonable but I would have preferred grass.
There seems to be a big void in fundamental course maintenance. Seems like an easy fix with with a little funding and attention
Looked like greens were cut when they were wet, clumped grass littered the greens on front 9 making it impossible for ball to roll true.
Golf Now and Course computer glitch
I showed up for my tee time and the pro staff informed me that Golf Now screwed up. The course had a shotgun start scheduled and Golf Now should not have made the tee reservation. The Pro Staff was very accommodating and allowed me to select a new date for golf. I did this and will play later in the week.
The weather was perfect and the pace of play could be better. The course would also benefit from more frequent watering and fertilizer. Greens where very fast and running very true. Like this course!
Pace of play ruined this round. They let a walker go ahead of us causing a 4 1/2 round and waiting ion every hole. Greens were ok, but fairways have many bald spots. I would not recommend this course.