British at Bobby Jones Golf Complex - Public Review

British at Bobby Jones Golf Complex - Public LogoBritish at Bobby Jones Golf Complex - Public in Sarasota

1000 Circus Blvd
Sarasota, Florida 34232

February 11th, 2010 07:50

Reviewer

First Name Steven
Last Name Byrd
Handicap 12

Ratings

Date course was played Monday 08th of February 2010
Price paid for golf 49
Price comments
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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