Golf Courses and Clubs
With its verdant, green rolling hills and majestic, hundred-year-old live oak trees, Jackson County is offers the perfect landscape for outstanding golf courses. No matter what your handicap, Jackson County has the perfect course, including one offering 18-holes and one with 9-holes.
The largest of the two, Indian Springs Golf Club, is located in Indian Springs, just off U.S. 90 east of Marianna. This challenging course offers yardages of 5,235, 5,961, 6,558 and 7,013 from the red, gold, white and blue tees, respectively. The distances range from the shortest, hole number 13, which is between 106 and 150 yards, depending on the tee used, to the longest, hole number 1, which is between 487 and 603 yards. The par for this challenging course is 72.
Indian Springs is open to the public seven days a week. Winter hours are 7 a.m. until 5 p.m., while during the summer, the course operates from 6 a.m. until just before dark. ISGC offers a range of reasonable prices. Weekday rates start at $23.65 for seniors and $29 for non-seniors. Weekend rates are $32.25 and include all appropriate taxes. The course occasionally will offer specials, particularly for Jackson County residents. Memberships are available for both residents and non-residents, those living outside a 25-mile radius of the clubhouse. Memberships run from Nov. 1 to Oct. 31. Prices differ based on the applicant’s residency and how many people will be included in the membership, such as a spouse or children. Junior memberships also are available for those 18 and younger. The membership allows the golfer to play without green fees being charged, and accords a tee time preference—with at least one week’s notice. Other restrictions apply.
ISGC is located at 5248 Clubhouse Drive. Call (850) 482-8787 or (800) 587-6257 for green fees and other information. Take U.S. 90 east out of Marianna. Approximately one mile east of the U.S. 90-Route 73 intersection, make a left onto Indian Springs Road. Then turn right onto Seminole Drive, followed by a right onto Appalachee Trail. Make a right onto Clubhouse Drive and continue to the clubhouse.
The convenience of a nine-hole course can be found at The Florida Caverns course.
Florida Caverns Golf Course, near the Florida Caverns State Park, is a 9-hole course just east of Marianna. FCGC offers a par 72, with fairways ranging from a short of 168 yards, from the far tee, to 535 yards, again from the back tee. Total yardage is 4,868, ladies tee; 5,292, seniors; 5,830, white; 6,118, blue; and 6,428, gold. The course operates from 7 a.m. until dark seven days a week. Green fees are just $10 any day and $5 per nine holes for a cart. Memberships are available. From Marianna, take Jefferson Street, which becomes Caverns Road. The entrance for the course is on the left shortly before the state park entrance. The address is 3309 Caverns Road, Marianna. Call (850) 482-4257 for more information.