Best golf courses: Jacksonville

Jacksonville: the table below provides brief details about the top golf courses in and around this city. Each golf club has been visited and/or researched by Where2Golf. Click on the course name below to discover more. The course ratings below range from 5 highest, to 2 lowest. They attempt to provide an indication of the golfing experience you might expect at the course (based on its design, condition and surroundings). Hover your cursor above the Rating Key below for the rating definitions.
5-PLUS: In the world’s elite - has few peers; one of our top-rated 5s!
Visitors welcome
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Dye, Pete

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Original design by husband & wife team of Pete & Alice Dye; modified by Steve Wenzloff (2016).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Visitors welcome
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Palmer & Nicklaus

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Jacksonville

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Co-designed by Arnold Palmer (The King) & Jack Nicklaus (The Bear).

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Hills, Arthur

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Arthur Hills
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
Rsrt guests only
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Fazio, Tom

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Jacksonville

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Tom Fazio

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Johnston, Clyde

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Jacksonville

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Clyde Johnston
4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Dye & Weed

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Jacksonville

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Pete Dye & Bobby Weed, with player consultant Jerry Pate.

4-PLUS: Must play course - excellent standard; worthy of 4½ stars.
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Dye, Pete

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Jacksonville

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Pete Dye

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Weed, Bobby

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Jacksonville

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Bobby Weed in conjunction with player consultants "Slammin" Sam Snead (The Slammer) & Gene Sarazen (The Squire).

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Johnston, Clyde

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Jacksonville

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Clyde Johnston
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Melnyk, Steve

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Jacksonville

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Steve Melnyk

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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McCumber, Mark

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Jacksonville

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Mark McCumber

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Hills, Arthur

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Jacksonville

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Arthur Hills

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Jacksonville
McCumber, Mark

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Jacksonville

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Mark McCumber

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Weed & McCumber

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Jacksonville

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Bobby Weed in consultation with Mark McCumber
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Johnston, Clyde

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Jacksonville

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Clyde Johnston
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Postlethwaite, David

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Jacksonville

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David Postlethwaite
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Seay, Ed

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Jacksonville

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Ed Seay
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
Visitors welcome
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Strong, Jones Sr & Weed

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Original design by Herbert Strong (1928); redesigned by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1947); renovated by Bobby Weed (1998).
4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Palmer, Arnold

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Jacksonville

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Arnold Palmer

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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McCumber, Mark

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Jacksonville

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Mark McCumber & Gene Littler

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Jackson, Tom

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Jacksonville

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Tom Jackson

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
(Closed in 2017)
Jacksonville
Weed, Bobby

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(Closed in 2017)

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Jacksonville

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Bobby Weed

4-star: Above average course - well worth a visit.
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Weed, Bobby

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Jacksonville

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Bobby Weed

3-PLUS: Good course - several memorable features; worthy of 3½ stars.
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Jones Sr, Lee & Weed

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Jacksonville

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First nine holes designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr (1961); second nine by Joe Lee (1977); remodeled by Bobby Weed (2007).
3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
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Commins, J. Christopher

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Jacksonville

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J. Christopher Commins

3-star: Good course – an enjoyable test for your game.
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Ross, Donald

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Donald Ross

Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
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Walker, Robert

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Jacksonville

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Robert (Bob) Walker
Unrated: Well regarded course not yet visited by the Where2Golf team.
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Seay, Ed

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Jacksonville

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Ed Seay

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Tournaments

124th US Open: the No.2 Course at Pinehurst once again plays host to this most illustrious championship (June 13-16). Wyndham Clark defends his title, having won at Los Angeles CC in 2023.

79th Women’s US Open: the second women’s major championship of the season gets underway at Lancaster CC in Pennsylvania. It’s the second time the championship has been held here.
(May 30-June 2).

Who's Who

Nelly Korda: won the Mizuho Americas Open (May 16-19) at Liberty National GC, continuing her extraordinary form in LPGA events. This was her sixth win in seven starts in 2024.

Xander Schauffele: recorded his first major championship win, and second record-equalling low score of 62 in a major. Only he, Branden Grace, Rickie Fowler and Shane Lowry have achieved this feat in a men’s major championship.

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club

Marco Simone Golf & Country Club: With a clubhouse that might befit a Roman Emperor, and a golf course to match, you can be sure of a memorable outing at Rome's most talked about golf facility.

Jim Fazio's original layout was much changed to create a modern Ryder Cup course ... now one of the Eternal City's (and Italy's) most revered.

Prince's Golf Club, Kent (UK)

Here at Prince’s Golf Club you'll find 27 excellent holes of links golf. Just over the fence and sharing similar terrain is Royal St George’s; but Prince’s is far from overshadowed by its venerable neighbour. The three nine-hole loops at Prince's, laid out over gently undulating terrain, are sure to bring a smile of satisfaction to all lovers of links golf.

Stay&Play at Prince's: excellent onsite Lodge accommodation available

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