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Address: 1000 Circus Blvd, Sarasota, FL 34232-1228
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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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Played twice

Played both the American and the British course. The greens were in great shape. Fairways were only fair but playable. Got to see some great wildlife including a few gators. I... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Branson, Missouri
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Sarasota
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This course is slated to be redone, and none too soon! Fairways are pretty much dirt and weeds. Tee boxes uneven, and in same condition as the fairways. On the plus side, rates were low for this time of year in Fl., and the greens are nice. if your just looking to knock the ball around on the cheap, it... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent place to work on your game Will be back and a great pro shop See you boys soon Michael Toronto

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Branson, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Played both the American and the British course. The greens were in great shape. Fairways were only fair but playable. Got to see some great wildlife including a few gators. I play this course every January. Very friendly staff also.

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Old Fort, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I played the British course, which is only a way they differentiate between the courses. It is NOT a British-style course. Very wide open fairways, greens were smooth and fair, sand in traps was loose and not compacted. Not particularly challenging, but great for a high handicapper to play and enjoy. Relatively inexpensive compared to some nearby courses. Clubhouse food... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2017

Although I have been golfing in the Sarasota area for 6 years, I have stayed away from Bobby Jones because any reviews I could find were negative. This year I decided to give it a try and see for myself. I played the British course, and then went back and played it again. I found it interesting and fun. It... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 16, 2016

My friend and I took three lessons with Christian Martin this week and we thought he was a terrific teacher; clear, patient, an effective communicator and encouraging.. It was my friend's first ever golf experience and we could not have had a better instructor. We played the Executive Course today and really enjoyed it as beginners. It is short course... More 

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Horley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

We played this course back in 2014 and it was superb. We played the British course a couple of days ago and were disgusted at the condition of the course. The fairways were like construction sites with big holes and no grass cover on them. The course generally looked un cared for. After playing I went to the pro shop... More 

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Lyons, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2016

This course is nowhere what one would think when hearing the name Bobby Jones, who was an icon too golf. It was.a rock garden. The starter was officiious: i have signed mortgages that required less paperwork than it took to play 9 holes of golf. This was our second time playing it: we thought we would give it a second... More 

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Penfield
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

We play whenever we travel and this was our first trip to the Bobby Jones Golf Club. There are three courses here, including a 9 hole executive course and two 18 hole courses labeled the American and British layouts. We played the American corse as the British course is closed as they install new greens. That was also done on... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Played the English course today with four other golfers. Never played as a fivesome before but seeing that there were almost zero other golfers at 9 AM we got around and never saw another group of golfers. The course was in good shape.

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