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The 19th Hole – From Greens to Good Eats in Clay County

The 19th Hole – From Greens to Good Eats in Clay County

It’s been a successful day out on the golf course, and now you and your crew are on the hunt for something delicious. Thankfully, you don’t have to travel far to satisfy your cravings. In fact, you don’t even need to get in your car! Clay County’s golf clubs offer unrivaled 19th Hole dining options that deliver diverse and innovative menus for champions and beginners alike. The distinctive and unique golf clubs of Clay County allow visitors to enjoy thrilling and engaging experiences both from the green and the grill. From your first tee-off to your last pint, Talons Restaurant at Eagle Harbor Golf Club, The Pub at Magnolia Point Golf Club, The Landing Bar and Grill at Eagle Landing Golf Club, and Hibernia Pub at Fleming Island Golf Club are Northeast Florida’s favorite all in one golfing and dining destinations.

Talons Restaurant at Eagle Harbor Golf Club

Fleming Island’s Eagle Harbor Golf Club, designed by Clyde B. Johnston, is surrounded by towering pine trees and various waterways, offering challenging and unique risk versus reward golf shots throughout your round. As of late, Eagle Harbor has been home to PGA Korn Ferry Monday Qualifier, Billy Horschel’s AJGA Junior Championship, PGA Pro-Lady, many extraordinary charity events, and multiple mini-tour events. Talons Restaurant, located at Eagle Harbor Golf Club, serves a wide variety of culinary options with a dining atmosphere that is friendly and casual. Here, you can feel comfortable partaking in a local brew with friends after a round on the course. A serene, upscale setting overlooking the Eagle Harbor golf course and water features makes for a soothing end to your day of golf. Every Sunday from 2 PM to 5 PM on the Talons Patio is the Sippin’ At Talons event, where you can watch the game and pair your favorite brew with Bangkok Shrimp, The Back 9 Burger, Chips and Dip, Brownie A La Mode, and more! For those looking for a sit-down affair, Talons continuously features new and authentic dining experiences, such as Dine Around the World, Prime Rib Night, and Taco Tuesday. Whether you’re stopping in for a drink after your round of golf or looking for a family-friendly sunset dinner, Talons Restaurant at Eagle Harbor Golf Club provides exceptional service and a unique dining experience for even the most refined eaters.

 

The Pub at Magnolia Point Golf Club

At Magnolia Point Golf Club in Green Cove Springs, the magnificent oaks, magnolia trees, and soaring pines are the backdrop for your final approach shots—not someone’s swimming pool or bedroom window. With no parallel fairways, golfers will enjoy a tranquil and scenic view of the 1000-acre community abundant with wildlife, including wild turkeys, deer, hawks, alligators, waterfowl, snakes, turtles, and an occasional bald eagle. At The Pub, located at Magnolia Point Golf Club, the fun, casual, and inviting setting makes it the ideal destination to relax with friends. Sit outside at the fire pit as you listen to the sounds of the breeze through ancient oaks or enjoy the game inside with a pint of local craft beer. Pair your brew or wine with Southern favorites such as Fried Pickles or Magnolia Wings, or for those with a more eclectic palate, enjoy Butternut Ravioli, the Adult Grilled Cheese, or the Mixed Berry Cobbler. Nothing is better after a fun day with friends than sitting around a fit pit with a glass of wine or beer and enjoying each other’s company. Stop by Friday nights and order a s’ mores basket, complete with graham crackers, chocolate bars, marshmallows, and two roasting skewers to use at the fire pit, perfect for fall nights. Magnolia Point Golf Club and The Pub redefine Southern hospitality with a second to none golfing and dining experience.

The Landing Bar and Grill at Eagle Landing Golf Club

Golfers, both young and old, can appreciate the impeccable attention to detail found at Eagle Landing Golf Club in Oakleaf. The 7,037-yard Clyde B. Johnston design at Eagle Landing Golf Club weaves through Northeast Florida’s rich and vibrant landscape.  As you move from one hole to the next, the land takes on a vintage feel, incorporating several classically designed holes from worldwide destinations into the par-72 layout. The course offers six sets of tees, from championship to youth tees, allowing the course to play as easy or as difficult as desired. After a long day out on the green, golfers can appreciate the calm and soothing ambiance of The Landing Bar and Grill, located at Eagle Landing Golf Club. Whether you choose to dine al fresco on the scenic veranda or inside the bar and dining area, you’ll experience top-notch service in a casual and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy an eclectic lunch of Buffalo Wings, the Par 3 Salad, or the famous Eagle Burger. For dinner, feast on Grilled Salmon, Chicken Tassonaise, or the Eagle Surf and Turf. Are you looking for your next favorite brunch destination? The Landing Bar and Grill’s Sunday brunch menu features chef-inspired delights such as Crab Cake Benedict, Chicken and Waffles, and the New York Strip Steak and Eggs. Professional and recreational golfers of all ages agree that Eagle Landing Golf Club is the ideal destination for a day on the green and a night of good food enjoyed with friends.

 

Hibernia Pub at Fleming Island Golf Club

Fleming Island Golf Club, located in the Fleming Island community, offers players an award-winning golf experience from the moment they arrive. Designed by local architect Bobby Weed, Fleming Island’s stunning design features a diverse backdrop of native wetlands and dense timbers. This 6700-yard, 18-hole layout brings with it a par of 71, where players of all abilities will enjoy the stark contrast of both nines. The links-style front nine features creative undulations, water, and carefully placed sand bunkers. The back nine has been carved out of standing timberland, providing an atmosphere of solitude, all within the context of natural terrain. Steeped in Irish heritage, dining at Fleming Island Golf Club’s Hibernia Pub is an experience like no other. George Fleming (1760-1821), a descendant of the Barons Slane of Ireland, immigrated to Florida around 1785. He and Sophia Fleming farmed oranges and other crops on their plantation, naming it Hibernia after his native Ireland. Visiting Hibernia Pub, you will find the walls are lined with photographs of early Fleming Island and the prominent family that helped make it what it is today, allowing visitors to catch a glimpse of early Florida life. The menu features Irish favorites, such as Bangers and Mash, Shepperd’s Pie, and ‘George Fleming’s Hand-wiches’ such as George’s Pub Reuben and the Mahi Mahi Sandwich. The quaint nostalgia of local history, coupled with the course’s natural beauty, makes Fleming Island Golf Club a top destination for Northeast Florida golfers.

A short distance from Jacksonville and St. Augustine, Clay County’s golf clubs and dining venues offer rich, one of a kind experiences perfect for professional golfers and recreational enthusiasts alike. Distinct course designs inundated with history and natural beauty embrace a unique and modern culinary flare, combining the best of both worlds for an experience like no other. Talons Restaurant at Eagle Harbor Golf Club, The Pub at Magnolia Point Golf Club, The Landing Bar and Grill at Eagle Landing Golf Club, and Hibernia Pub at Fleming Island Golf Club engage the senses from the moment you first tee-off to your last bite of dessert. Explore your newest golfing obsession today, right here in Clay County. For more information, visit www.exploreclay.com.