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Bobby Jones Golf Complex

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Address: 1000 Circus Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34232
Phone Number: 941-365-4653
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Activities: Golfing
Description: Large sport facility offering 35 holes of championship golf: American...
Large sport facility offering 35 holes of championship golf: American Course, British Course and Gillespie Executive Course.
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Great Fun

We enjoyed our rounds in December 2014 over Christmas Lots of choices as you can play 9 or 18 holes. Terrific prices, friendly staff and you can walk the course if you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 6, 2015
kwinterton
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toronto, ontario
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toronto, ontario
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We enjoyed our rounds in December 2014 over Christmas Lots of choices as you can play 9 or 18 holes. Terrific prices, friendly staff and you can walk the course if you like Can't wait to get back

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Newcastle upon Tyne, England, United Kingdom
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124 reviews 124 reviews
9 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Played these courses many times over the past twenty years, unfortunately no money has been invested in improving or even keeping them up to scratch. I do understand that money has now been set aside for improvements over the next year.i hope this happens as it would be a great loss to Sarasota without Bobby Jones Courses.

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Pomfret Center, Connecticut
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I meet a couple of friends for a round on the American course. The company was great the course was OK. Pro shop not super friendly but not hostile. They could use some costumer service training. The course was not that special for $52. The buildings were in disrepair and the whole place looked shabby. Having heard of this course... More 

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Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Staff was nice, course was challenging from the 1st hole. Since I live near Pittsburgh, playing these southern courses helps my appreciation for the game. It is a municipal course so expect less then perfect conditions. That being said, I really enjoyed the challenges of the 2nd shots and the roll of the greens. Great price for afternoon play. Weather... More 

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Dorval, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 via mobile

I went golfing with my 14 year old son today (July 22nd). We showed up without a tee time and we were quickly accommodated with a start. We rented clubs. The clubs were above average quality a good enough for the day. We played the 18 holes pretty much alone. The course is in good shape and I a great... More 

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BobbyJonesGC, Manager at Bobby Jones Golf Complex, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive remarks and we are glad you enjoyed your day at Bobby Jones G.C. We hope to see you again very soon. More 

Sarasota, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Me and my buddies went golfing at Bobby Jones and had the absolute worst golfing experience ever. After they told us we could golf in our group the bobby jones staff members decided while we in the middle of our golf game that our group was too big. We would have happily separated our group into two groups to accommodate... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Played the British course and was very please with the condition for the price. Tees were in good shape, fairways were great to hit off of, and the greens were rolling true. Few greens had some spots that showed some wear and tear, but the course has a lot of play. The "some like it hot" special they offer during... More 

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Düsseldorf
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59 reviews 59 reviews
8 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

After not having played this course for a couple of years, we were disapponted to see what has become of what used to be an enjoyable experience. After the management shakeup several years ago, there was an upsurge in the overall quality, but this seems to have been the result of the "new broom sweeping clean." The once comfortable general... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014 via mobile

We had a tee time for 4 and there was a chance of rain. We were able to play approx. 7 holes and it started to sprinkle. As we played it rained much harder and we rushed to finish 9 and it also began to thunder and lightning. We asked for a rain check for 9 holes and were refused.... More 

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cork
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98 reviews 98 reviews
34 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

after playing many golf courses in the Sarasota area this complex is the best organized venue in the area .The choice of courses is excellent , two good 18 holes British and American plus a nice 9 hole across the road, The organization is good buggies available when required timing good no long delays and the course conditions reasonable in... More 

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