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3.3
422 Reviews (422)
5 Stars
74
4 Stars
175
3 Stars
104
2 Stars
38
1 Stars
31
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.7
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.5
69.7%
Recommend this course
325 out of 422 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.3
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
7
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
68.6%
Recommend this course
35 out of 51 reviews
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3.2
89 Reviews (89)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
11
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.6
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
67.4%
Recommend this course
60 out of 89 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Resort
Par 36
Length 3318 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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Bluewater Bay Resort Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1981
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1981) Jerry Pate (1981)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

3.3
422 Reviews (422)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 23
Watching the Game 10
Amazing Food 9
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 46
Bunkers 37
Narrow Fairways 23
This course/club is great for:
Locals 29
Playing Multiple Courses 27
Seniors 24
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 29
Worth the Drive 19
In the 'Burbs 15

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4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Course layout

Like the meandering course thru the housing, nice views. Course in particular tee blocks need tlc. Enjoy playing here. Thanks

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice day with good friend

Second time playing. Able to improve my game (beginner) and enjoy course layout thru some really nice homes. Looking forward to playing again

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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Previously Played

Terrible

Please save your money, this course is in terrible shape and is not worth the time or money to play.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Perfecf

Staff is professional, understanding, and knowledgeable. Drought right now but course is in great shape, highly recommend. From Indiana, I have no affiliation with anyone from the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Interesting layout

Played Marsh and Bay winding thru established neighborhoods. Enjoyed the course as a novice player. Lots of tees under repair. Not a big deal for us. Will play here again and score better!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/08/2019

Thank you for your review and for recognizing that we are repairing our tees. We have many course improvements that we are working on and look forward to seeing you back. If you ever need lessons call 850-897-3241 and ask for Fritz our Director of Golf.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Blue Water Bay golf course was in absolutely terrible condition. I would never play there again. Awful overall condition, very disappointing.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/08/2019

I am sorry that you saw the overall condition as terrible. We do have many tee boxes under repair and the extremely hot and dry weather has been super challenging. The Clubhouse has a new Slick Mick's restaurant and we will continue with our golf course repairs. Please contact the Director of Golf
850-897-3241 and hopefully after our repairs are completed we can get you to try us again.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sad

Steadily going downhill for the last few years probably won’t play there again

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/08/2019

We have been repairing the course and trying to improve the over-all experience. We have a new Sports Bar and Grill partner with Slick Mick's and we are focusing our efforts on improving the course. Please contact our Director of Golf 850-897-3241 and hopefully there is something he can do to get you to try us again in the future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Used cart

Conditions were 50/50

Played the Bay and the Marsh. The Bay could use some work. The tee boxes were being worked on in spots, and instead of something mowed off to the side or in front, all the tees were forward. It made it feel like you weren't playing the course as you expected. The greens had some issues, but putted fairly true. The Marsh seemed in much better shape. The fairways were much nicer, and if I remember correctly all tee boxes were at their correct location and distance. Despite the conditions the staff was extremely friendly and we will be back if at all possible.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Played the Marsh and Bay course

Both courses were in bad shape. The Marsh tee-boxes were not cut. Bay course tee boxes were in the fairway. I guess the tee boxes were under repair? The staff was very nice but the course needs better maintenance.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/30/2019

We are very proud of our staff and their ability to make our players happy despite the challenges we are facing. We are continuing to do repairs and improvements both on and off the courses. I hope on your next visit to the area you will try us again and see a noticeable
improvement.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Nice course

Friendly staff. Very helpful and easy to deal with. We booked the wrong day through the golf now app. Staff worked with us and was able to get us on the course since we were on vacation. We played a second day in a row and enjoyed the course. Fairways were good. Several tee blocks under repair which was nice to see. Clean course!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hottest day of the year

It was a record breaking temperature of 102. It was much appreciated that the staff drove out to the course to bring a cooler of ice water and provided towels to dip in the water to cook us down. We arrived early and they allowed us to tee off early. Clubhouse wasn’t open as it is being renovated however the beverage cart person had a great deal of subs, chips, cookie and drink. All staff was friendly and helpful. We booked thru Goff Now and received an excellent price.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Needs work

The staff was very nice and helpful. The first nine was over grown and no signs to help players on the course. The second nine, was was being repaired and the tee boxes were pushed up and not mowed. The greens were in good condition. Fast pace of play,.

Paul SanMartino
Fort Worth Tx

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/29/2019

We have been working hard on improving the course condition. Our plan is first on our greens and then on the fairways. The tee boxes are next. Thank you for commenting on the greens being in good condition and the staff being friendly and helpful. Please come back and play again as we are continuing to improve the course conditions.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bluewater bay

Tee boxes were rough, tight course, but doable even for hackers. Staff was very friendly and accommodating

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/29/2019

Thank you for your 4 star rating. In the past few months we have been working hard, first on our greens and then on the fairways. The tee boxes are next. Please come back soon: it will be the same "excellent" friendly staff; "excellent" pace of play; and hopefully better tee box conditions, and maybe a fifth star from you!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Poorly maintained

the course is in really bad shape. You literally don’t know what you’ll be hitting out of. Sand where it shouldn’t be... grass that’s entirely to high to get a decent hit, barely any grass where you tee off on several holes where you wouldn’t use a driver... etc. you couldn’t pay me to go back here.

The staff is really nice and helpful though. The food was pretty good, and the club house menu is legit.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/19/2019

We regret that your experience here was not better. Many recent golfers have noticed the improved condition of our greens and fairways, but have also commented, as you did, that several tee boxes are in rough shape. We are working on that and take your comments, and the others, to heart.
We appreciate hearing your feedback and will do something about it immediately. Please contact our Director of Golf (Fritz Johnson) at golf@bwbresort.com or 850-897-3241 so that we can find out how we can get you to try us again after we have made the recommended improvements.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

KevinM

We played 36 holes today and the courses were in great shape. We played the Lake and Bay courses today. We enjoy playing the Marsh course too. The staff was friendly and helpful. The pace of play was very fast and we will play here again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/20/2019

Glad you enjoyed your day at Bluewater Bay-all 36 holes of it! You got the full benefit of our August Special. Come visit again, soon- Marsh course reopens September 9, and thanks for telling your friends about us on Golf Now.

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