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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 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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
Brenda R
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Halifax, Canada
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Springfield, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

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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52 reviews 52 reviews
19 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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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19 reviews 19 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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134 reviews 134 reviews
9 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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, Connecticut
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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36 reviews 36 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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