British at Bobby Jones Golf Complex - Public Review

Bobby Jones GCBritish at Bobby Jones Golf Complex - Public in Sarasota

1000 Circus Blvd
Sarasota, Florida 34232
Sarasota County

February 11th, 2010 07:50


First Name Steven
Last Name Byrd
Handicap 12


Date course was played Monday 08th of February 2010
Price paid for golf 49
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Course Design Rating
Course Design Comments Some may say how could I possibly rate an under maintained muni as a 4 of 5 star course. First let me say that any Donald Ross course gets at least 3 stars to start. I don't want to oversell this design because from tee to green only a few holes are memorable. Many of the holes have been modified however, many of the classic Ross turtleback greens remain (at least on the back nine). It's a shame they are not maintained as intended (fringes and run offs grown as rough instead of maintained at fairway length) becasue they truely are a fantastic representation of the Ross Pinehurst #2 style. I've played Sara Bay after the Silva redesign/refurb and the greens here are very close to those on Sara. I actually believe the number 16 green could be sliced off and droped on Sara Bay and you wouldn't even notice. If your a golf enthusiest and love the history of the game, give it a shot, you won't be disappointed. Just focus on the layout overall and enjoy those greens. Let's just hope they survive.
Course Greens/Fairways Condition Rating
Course Greens/Fairways Condition Comments Just remember it's a muni and you'll be fine. Your not there for pristine manacured conditions...
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Course Overall Rating
Play Again Yes
Recommend Yes

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