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4.0
125 Reviews (125)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
61
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.3
91.1%
Recommend this course
114 out of 125 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.0
5 Reviews (5)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
100.0%
Recommend this course
5 out of 5 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
47 Reviews (47)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
85.1%
Recommend this course
40 out of 47 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6403 yards
Slope 115
Rating 68.6
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Blackwood Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Golf Season Year round
Architect David Gordon William F. Gordon (1970)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Mastercard, Visa, Discover
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.0
125 Reviews (125)

What Golfers Are Saying

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Seniors 6

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Played On
Reviews 12
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best Value around

It's February so course condition is a challenge everywhere

Blackwood remains one of the best values in public course golf

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Winter Golf

Course is in great condition considering the time of year and should only improve if Spring weather cooperates. Gold tees are way forward of the White tees if planning a mixed age match.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golf at Blackwood

Nice layout, great views. Staff is always friendly. Course for the most part is keep up well. Always a good bargain.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/21/2020

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 59
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

soggy mess

while the weather was warm, the ground was soaking wet! add 30 mph winds and I would have been better off just going for a walk. lost 3 balls that plugged in the fairway! waiting for spring time!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/21/2020

Hello, Bud. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. With the recent rain we are working to get everything up to par. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Blackwood Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day

Great course and people all should play this place

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Blackwood - Silverbear

This was the first time that I have played Blackwood and I really enjoyed the round. The fairways were well maintained as well as the greens. I would recommend this course to both novice and experienced golfers.

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

2nd Time Playing Here

Played within 3 weeks of both times here. I’m more of a mediocre golfer who just enjoys going out, can’t seem to stay in the 90’s consistently but I love this course. It was in great shape especially for it being early November! Fairways are a little tight at spots but I’m just reaching for something to complain about. Staff is great, if ya get beers for your play they bag them up in a cooler with ice for you. Will be playing here a lot more in 2020.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

it’s just okay

This course is simply okay. Finding balls is a challenge. The greens were painfully slow. Most of the bunkers were unplayable. You can spray the ball around and still score. The course is priced right, so keep in mind that your getting what you pay for. It will be a while before I come back.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 11/05/2019

Hi, cwimer62. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Blackwood Golf Course. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 59
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

awesome conditions especially for October

played in three hours fifteen minutes!
greens best condition that have been all year!
leaves cleared pretty well. hope it stays warmer a couple more weeks!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 39
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good October Round

Good weather for one of the last rounds of the year. Pace fo play was a little slow but there was a frost delay for the earlier tee times which backed everyone up.
Course was in good shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

As always good day

Course in great shape one of the best in this area

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 59
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

wish I had known ahead of tome

that the greens were recently aerated. greens inheritantly slow so adding arration made rolling putts impossible. course in nice shape besides greens

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/15/2019

Hello, Bud. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We strive for a 5-star experience, so we welcome your feedback. We work hard to maintain the course for everyone's benefit, which means aerifying the greens as part of our regular maintenance schedule. The greens will be healed soon and in pristine condition. Please come back soon for the 5-star experience you expect at Blackwood Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 59
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

fun round despite wet slow geeens

mother nature provided the moisture on already slow greens making rolling putts impossible. other than that course in great shape!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 73
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Wish I lived closer

I drove 80 minutes to play Blackwood for a second time this year. Their was a few spots that showed wear and damage from the summer. But, we could see they are working on it. Some tee boxes had been aerated. Most were nice as were the greens. Some elevation changes and some water. Over all, well worth the drive for a deal. Also would consider for the asking rack rate of $45 if I lived closer

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Wide Open and Decent Shape

The course is not overly punishing for missing fairways. The greens were in good shape and fairly challenging being in the mountains. The fairways didn't run at all. The rough was thin in spots, but mostly crab grass, which made things more challenging. Several tee boxes needed complete reseeding. The bar had basic food and affordable drinks.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/25/2019

Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make the course even better. Thanks for visiting Blackwood Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Perfect weather
Used cart

What Happened ????

We have loved this course for 20 years.It was always in country club condition but what happened.The tee boxes are horrible and the fairways either have bare spots or weeds.The area leading up to the greens are bare and a real mess. The greens are still in good shape and the sand traps are ok. I hope they get it back in shape we love playing this course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 08/29/2019

Hi, smarkacs. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing and the current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Blackwood Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

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