Pheasant Run Golf Club - Highlands

4.1088823529 4.1 stars from 5 (274)
  • Holes: 9
  • Par: 37
  • Length: 3409 yards
  • Layout

  • 18033 Warden Avenue, Sharon, Ontario, L0G 1V0
  • (905) 898-3917
  • (905) 773-2921
  • www.pheasantrungolf.com

Year built: 1981
Architect(s): Rene Muylaert (1981)
Type: Public
Golf Season: Apr 15 to Oct 30

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 37 3409 yards 0.0 0
White 37 3105 yards 0.0 0
Red 37 2733 yards 0.0 0

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.1 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.0 stars from 5
Value: 4.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.1 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.3 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.2 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.1 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 274 Reviews
5 stars:
73
4 stars:
139
3 stars:
26
2 stars:
14
1 stars:
22

recommend this course

222 out of 269 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is worth the drive convenient to the city in the 'burbs   Great for advanced golfers wildlife/ scenic views playing multiple courses   Challenges include elevation changes narrow fairways bunkers   Great for patio dining drinks brunch  

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5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/29/2017
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Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


Commented on 08/01/2017

Thanks for taking the time for feedback, Dan... It's very gratifying to be at the top of your approval!



Normanyan9989's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/27/2017
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Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 08/01/2017

Hello Norman,

Thanks for the 4 Star ranking!

We'll keep pushing to reach your 5 Star approval....


"Terrible pace of play"


u2785496's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/25/2017
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It took me 3 hours to play 9 holes here.

They sent out way to many groups in such a short period of time. Once had 3 groups waiting and the tee blocks.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


Commented on 07/27/2017

Sorry we didn't meet your expectation for pace of play. Many years ago we adopted a 10 minute interval between groups to make play move smoothly. Usually, it works. 3 hours is a long time on nine hole. The nice part about a 27 hole layout is, we can usually find a back 9 tee that's less busy for you. I hope next visit you'll have a better experience.


"A nice round"


Michael8810708's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/21/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

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I like PR as it is always looking great. I find the staff really take care of the grounds. The tee boxes are in good condition no cigarette buts anywhere. The course is in ideal condition. Three nines make it interesting. It is a nice walk as well. Polite people and a good hotdog.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Commented on 07/25/2017

Polite people and a good hot dog! What more could you want?!

Thanks for my morning smile. I'll be sure to pass on your compliments to the kitchen.


"Well kept course but very hilly"


grouphero's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/18/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

have not played this course for many years and today re-visited this course. It is very hot and humid today but no problem as we took the power cart. If walking, it will be very demanding physically. Quite hilly and with lots of sloppy fairways. But with power cart, we can drive up to check out the layout. You have to be pretty accurate in your drive and the white tee is very accommodating. Can play the blue for more challenge. The scenery is excellent and believe Autumn will be very attractive with different maples color. The Marshall is very polite and directed us to the less crowded course as it has 3 nine holes course which we appreciated very much.The players are also very friendly as the slower players allowed us to pass through to speed up the play and reduce waiting time. We finished in 4 hours which is very good indeed.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Commented on 07/20/2017

Hey Gouphero!

Thanks for choosing to come out here again after a long absence. I hope you noticed all the changes that have been taking place through here to improve playability and turf conditions.

Thanks for mentioning the friendly atmosphere here, it's something we take great pride in - an atmosphere of 'Excitement, Warmth and Fun'

I hope it's not such a long time before you're back to visit us again!


"Challenging course, excellent condition"


mruby's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/10/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Front nine was wide open, back nine very slow. Overall this is an excellent golf course.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



brayment's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/08/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Pheasant Run"


RockyKhanna's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/10/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Good Course for the money when booking through Golf Now. Overall the course is in good shape, lot's of dog legs. Nice and quite as the course is nestled into the trees... accurate drives are a must.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Commented on 06/13/2017

Thanks for the comments, Rocky. I'm very happy with course conditions this year and quite confident in the value offered here.


"Great Scenery But Poor Design"


u000004024436's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  Don't know

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/08/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The hills and terrain make for beautiful scenery but some holes are too challenging for average golfers. Some of the holes are tricked up. Many holes have small elevated greens with large bunkers guarding it. Course condition was perfect...soft lush fairways and perfect greens. Putts rolled very smoothly. It would difficult to walk 18 holes for me. Staff was very friendly. Great value for the price paid. Would like to play in the fall to see the beautiful colours.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


Commented on 06/13/2017

I'd be willing to bet that with a few more visits, you'd find the design challenges here add to the appeal. It can be a little daunting for the first -timers, but for so many players, the place gets under their skin.

Thanks for your comments.


"Nice course - SLOWWW Play"


gdnc's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/07/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Nice people, very good course, terrible pace of play.

No marshals and just over 5 hours to play.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Commented on 06/13/2017

Pace of play is a never ending battle for many popular courses. Fortunately, with 27 holes, we can often find a way around traffic jams, but sometimes those 5 hour rounds happen. I'd suggest trying to visit in quieter times of the week, but know that is also a challenge for many people.



u695908890's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/26/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Although never a good golfer, for decades Pheasant Run has been my favourite track in Ontario. It is a very special place where wonderful natural sights, sounds and fresh air remind me of balance and harmony.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/29/2017

Thanks for your comments. We do get to be part of a special place here. Most of us aren't great golfers, but there is still great benefit to getting out in this beautiful surroundings. Its good therapy all around!


"Tight in spots"


u00000842400's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/26/2017
Previously played Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was in good shape. I went as a single, and although I waited at most holes, I was able to practice shots and also take two shots on occasion. The pace seemed slow, with the waiting, but in fact I finished in about 3 hours 25 minutes. I had a hot deal, so it was very inexpensive ($48.01 including all taxes and fees, and included a cart). Very good value for the price I paid.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/29/2017

This course is much too tight is spots- we've spent a lot of time working on widening out those landing areas, but there is more to do.

Its great to breeze through a game as a single and I'm sure it felt like a lot of waiting when other players are on the course, but really, 3 hours, 25 minutes isn't too bad. Some of my favourite times on the course are when I get out near the end of day, maybe after a rain shower, when the place is deserted and I get to feel like the only one there!


"Hot, windy and difficult"


rfrf's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/17/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

Condition of the course is great, but greens painfully slow. Might have been that they grew 1/4" in a day though as it was the first hot and humid day.in a while. I will play this course often and hope to do better..


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



Guytan's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/09/2017
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Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



keesookcho's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/28/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Not Happy"


JblazeTdot's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/28/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was in great shape. The greens were a little slow but rolled nice. But that's probably because of time of year. My only peevs. Were I had purposely booked a time that only had 2 pots available as I was playing as a single. But the starter decided that he would send the 2-some out without me. So I had to play alone. His suggestion was I play quickly and maybe I can catch up and join the 2 in front of me. Thanks. But that idea was denied when the 4 some in front of them let them play through. So I played 2 balls and eventually another single caught up to me on the back 9 and I finished my round with him. And my second peev was the kitchen being closed when I made the turn. It was only 4pm when I made the turn. And I was hungry. Oh well. Still a nice course. I will probably play there again. Just won't be in a hurry to play there alone again.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course


Commented on 05/01/2017

Hello J.

Thanks for the feedback- I'm sorry you had to play alone. Our Starters can require groups to accept additional players, but its a little hard to force when the course is not busy, like in April. Early season also requires F&B management to make decisions like closing service if traffic is very light. You should have been able to access some light snacks and beverages through the proshop counter- I'll check to see whether that was made available to you. Regular cafe hours start May 1st and are posted to avoid disappointment. Full services will be under way when you come out next!



u8331235's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/28/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"I love this course"


David7923200's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/27/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Playing at Pheasant run is one of the most stunning and enjoyable rounds of golf you'll play. Elevation changes and undulated greens that are both challenging and fair. From a risk reward standpoint. It's my own personal favourite.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Commented on 04/28/2017

Wow, David - Thanks!

Your comments are a better pick-me-up than a strong cup of coffee!

Its the best to be on someone's list of personal favourites***



AhE9815817's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/24/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Challenging layout yet interesting"


uRFMQ6979RF's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  25+

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/18/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course maintained in wonderful condition. Spring rate makes it excellent value for money. Staff are friendly. Will surely play this course again.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 04/20/2017

I like to think we offer about the best value anywhere, anytime of the year. The spring has some great pricing, for sure, but the summer is when the experience here really shines.

Please come back as everything comes to life here later on this season.



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