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Sailfish Point, Stuart - Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course

Posted by Lorea Thomson on Monday, May 15th, 2017 at 5:08pm.

 

Sailfish Point, 1648 SE Sailfish Point Blvd., Stuart is truly an exceptional country club and golfing community! Ranked 3rd of Residential Courses in South Florida and 47th Nationwide by Golf Week Magazine 2017. This 7,088-yard, par 72 course, stretches along ocean and river, it is 18 holes of a Jack Nicklaus Signature golf course. Of the many private Florida golf club communities, Sailfish Point is truly a special lifestyle. 

Water and wind are the distinctive aspects at Sailfish Point. This private course, originally designed by Jack Nicklaus in 1981, is surrounded by three bodies of water.  The Atlantic Ocean, the St. Lucie Inlet and the Indian River are on three sides of the course.  Each hole boasts stunning water views, which makes it both stunning as well as challenging. Overlooking the Atlantic waters, is the 60,000-square foot Florida oceanfront clubhouse serves as the social gathering place for the multitude of activities that make Sailfish Point a sensational place to live.

The wind and weather conditions affect members and guests game.  The elements make it feels like a new course each time you play at Sailfish Point’s direct.  The par-4 signature 18th hole has been dubbed the “Window on the Sea” for its remarkable ocean view.

The most challenging hole according to the golf pro is the 14th hole. “It’s a 614-yard par 5 that often plays into the prevailing wind. Golfers must hit the third shot over the water to the green with the St. Lucie Inlet directly behind the green, he says. The unique features of the challenging coastal course still attracted Jack Nicklaus, who returned in 2007 to remodel the Sailfish Point course.  The revamped course was rewarded with a top ten spot on Golf Digest’s “Best Remodel” list in 2009.

The oceanside community is secluded and encircled by water, Sailfish Point is the ultimate in private member-owned, waterfront communities There are numerous homes and memberships and options to join and play at the golf course. Contact Sailfish Point directly for membership fees. Visit Sailfish Point for more information.

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