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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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An enjoyable surprise.

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Bob20122012
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Madison, Wisconsin
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Madison, Wisconsin
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 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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17 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 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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48 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 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 8 November 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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Thank Sid2140
Sarasota, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

We were very disappointed. Began with being charged $20 a golfer for cart, although one in our foursome had a card for 10 free rounds of golf. Although greens are in very good condition, the fairways are terrible. Tee boxes vary from okay to really bad. We could have played a much nicer course with cart included for the same... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

Currently in the midst of a golfing holiday with my husband and played various courses this week. Decided to play Bobby Jones and very pleasantly surprised. We played the British golf of eighteen holes. The holes were much longer - and apart from the fact the course was soooooo busy (great for the course!) but it just took soo long... More 

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Thank Nusy77
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

I've played this course many times - both the American and British courses as well as the executive par 3 course. There are many options for golf in Sarasota but I've been coming back to Bobby Jones for years because they are reasonable golf courses at a great value...basically working out to a buck a hole last time I played... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2016

We have played this course many times over the years and while it seems to be getting a little tired, it is inexpensive and a nice walk. It is a par 3 course and will let you test your skills with your short game. We have met some very friendly staff and the folks on the course are helpful about... More 

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