There is no surprise to an enjoyable and challenging golf vacation destination if Clyde Johnston is listed as its golf course architect. The expectations from this award-winning architect are always high – and he never fails to meet them. Eagle Harbor Golf Club is one of Johnston’s championship courses that offers formidable challenges, stunning views, and first class amenities making it one of Jacksonville’s finest layouts since its debut in 1993. The multiple tees, rolling fairways, multi-tiered greens, and various sand and grass bunkers add to the thrilling features of this one of a kind course.
A golf trip to Eagle Harbor Golf Club requires golfers to give their best shots on each of its holes no matter what type of tee they choose. They will find themselves shooting around tight 60-foot high tree-lined fairways and over the strategically placed bunkers. The numerous lakes that come into play will be a big challenge for the low handicappers and will force them to use a variety of club strategies. But for the experienced players, this course is fun with its multiple tee boxes and well-manicured greens. So whether they’re new or expert in the sports, they will definitely experience a plethora of emotions ranging from exciting to fun to challenging and somewhere in between.
The Johnston-designed course has been awarded four stars by Golf Digest Magazine’s “Places to Play” in the 2000-2001 edition. Eagle Harbor Golf Club has a course rating of 73.4 and has a slope rating of 141 on Bermuda grass. Open seven days a week , there is never a dull moment at golf vacations here.