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Address: 1000 Circus Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34232
Phone Number: 941-365-4653
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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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Challenging and interesting

Played the American course and liked it despite the bumpy greens. Almost missed our tee-off time because there was only one starter at the kiosk when we arrived so we went there... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
CanadaBarb2015
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Orillia, Canada
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Orillia, Canada
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46 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Played the American course and liked it despite the bumpy greens. Almost missed our tee-off time because there was only one starter at the kiosk when we arrived so we went there - he took our cashier slip and signed us up on the British course. Partly our fault because we did not at first see the signs above the... More 

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sarasota
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244 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2015

must have been the cheddar cheese they added. look, you get a donald ross course too. and its not so brutal so that you can enjoy your round. and it has history and character. and i think its beautiful. and ts basically a nature preserve with many birds and animals about and one hell of a good deal. looks to... More 

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Sault Ste. Marie, ON
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

With a November rate of $12 walking (plus $5 for a push cart), these two municipal courses can't be beaten. We aren't talking high end resort courses here, but they are much better than the price suggests.

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Thank GDSmyth
New Jersey
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This place needs work, course has lots of wholes, very disapointed, we walked around the course and left.

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Thank orfitz
Sarasota, United States
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76 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This course is in the worst condition of any course i have played in 20+ years. They told me they aerated a week ago so I wasn't expecting much, but good god this course has been devastated not aerated. I have played here before in tournaments and it has never been in real good shape but this is so bad... More 

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Springfield, Illinois
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19 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

A friend & I played the British course on Sunday May 4, 2015. If Bobby Jones played with us he would have taken his name off the place. The greens were in terrible shape. Big black dead spots. My guess from mowing them so short & not letting them rest. Fairways were ok on some holes but bad on others.... More 

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Halifax, Canada
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84 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 via mobile

Great value for the money! We played at Bobby Jones a lot over the last 2 months. We prefer the British course. It is longer and more open than the American course. The rates are reasonable and include a cart. We like to go out later in the day so we get the twilight rate and the course isn't as... More 

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Cornish
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85 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

We played the American Course and had a blast. wonderful short course and in decent condition. Staff were pleasant and play time was fine even though the course was busy. I broke 100 for the first time and almost beat my husband too. Will definitely play again when in the area next.

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toronto, ontario
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 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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Darlington, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 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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