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3.9
461 Reviews (461)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
47
1 Stars
35
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
83.1%
Recommend this course
350 out of 461 reviews
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3.8
36 Reviews (36)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
77.8%
Recommend this course
28 out of 36 reviews
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3.9
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
28
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
82.5%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 72
Length 6670 yards
Slope 138
Rating 73.4
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Bear Creek Golf Club - East Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 72 6670 yards 73.4 138
Middle 72 6282 yards 71.7 133
Forward (W) 72 5620 yards 69.1 123
Scorecard for East
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.4/138 528 416 175 520 385 372 166 418 402 3382 510 365 344 384 189 423 515 175 383 3288 6670
Blue M: 71.7/133 509 392 165 505 360 350 144 380 375 3180 493 355 331 370 165 381 487 152 368 3102 6282
Silver M: 70.6/126 461 340 143 441 360 300 123 348 347 2863 449 338 304 320 137 344 444 126 368 2830 5693
Red W: 69.1/123 461 340 143 441 318 300 123 348 347 2821 449 338 304 320 137 344 444 126 337 2799 5620
Handicap 7 1 15 9 5 13 17 3 11 8 14 12 6 16 2 4 18 10
Par 5 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 4 36 5 4 4 4 3 4 5 3 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1980
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted Robinson, Sr. (1980)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No

Reviews

3.9
461 Reviews (461)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Watching the Game 14
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 45
Narrow Fairways 44
Elevation Changes 41
This course/club is great for:
Locals 49
Playing Multiple Courses 37
Advanced Golfers 31
This Course's Location is:
Near the Airport 80
Convenient to the City 40
Worth the Drive 14

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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Layout but NEEDS to Managed MUCH, MUCH better

Have not played at Bear Creek in many years. But this used to be one of the best daily fee courses in the metroplex.
We played the East Course. Both courses are well designed and beautiful layouts in an area near DFW airport (if you like jet airliners this is your spot!) with topography, creeks, abundant trees and wildlife. The staff is friendly and the course gets lots of play. Traps and tee boxes could use some work and concrete cart paths are in serious need of repair - lots of broken patches (many due to adjacent tree roots but many not), Our biggest issue (an immediate fix) is the complete LACK of signs to PROTECT the integrity of the course. Listen up management; 1.you need signs well in front of greens to direct carts BACK to cart paths (EVERY other course has these - why not BC?) 2. it was supposed to be a 90 degree rule today after heavy rains, where are those signs??, 3. Where is the starter? 4. Where is the marshall(s)? 4. Why let golfers bring giant coolers onto course, cant be good for the hard working cart girls or BC profiting from them selling beverages and food. Course WAS a gem, work a bit to make nice again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Beware

Went onto golf now to play that day. Didn't select a date to play as in the past, the date defaults to that day unless you select another day. Well, not so on GolfNow. I selected the course, and time, got my confirmation and went to the course. They didn't have me down on the list, so I checked my GolfNow confirmation, and it said Tuesday!!! Well the pro's in the pro shop said they could get me out about 30 minutes later, and would cancel my GolfNow reservation for Tuesday.

Then I get a notice of my upcoming tee time today! I called the course, and they had no record of me on the list today. I called Golf now, and ther was a 1 hour hold time, but allowed me to be called back. They called. When I explained what happened, they said there are no refunds unless it's weather, but would ask for approval. Well, they did give me a credit to be used in the future, but not a refund.

After I use that refund, I won't be back. Poor website design, that can easily lead to this kind of error, and with their restrictive policies, I'll pay a few dollars extra for some reasonable flexibility.

They lost this customer..... Beware you could be next

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Extremely slow.

There was a small tournament that went out before we started. I asked the starter if it would be a problem. He said no, because they were doing a shotgun start and play there all the time... Well it took 5 hours to play 15 holes and then at that point we just quit. Making the turn, there was a ranger there and he was no help at all. I wont be returning anytime soon.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Back in tip top shape

After recently constructions and tee trimmings, this course has sprung back to almost in its glory days. Nice fairways and greens, bunkers are well maintained. Tree trimming make this course now a lot more appealing and open but don't let that fool you, still can get into trouble if not careful off the box. Pace of play is quite slow on the weekends.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Coming along - East course

Fairways in great shape. Bunkers needs help but still have water damage from recent rains. Green were punched but seems like they are having issues growing.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Still needs work

Anxious to play after closing due to overhaul. Work ain't done with tree removal and sodding (some in middle of fairway) unfinished...Also 3 or 4 holes had temporary tee boxes on fairway...Overall, fairway turf fine and greens excellent...Be great when work is completed..Get er done!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens in bad shape

About a third of the greens were in bad shape with most of these having square transplanta also.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Course needs to heal after construction

The west course was shut down for about 5 months while the city put in a new sewer line for the airport. Holes 10 and 11 had all the trees on the left side of the fairways taken out and now theses two holes play very different. The biggest thing is that the ground and the grass need time to come back. This is in no way the fault of the staff or grounds crew they have done a fantastic job getting it to the point it’s at. The greens were still a little spotty but that should be solved in a few weeks. The putting green is being completely replaced so you have to practice on the chipping green but that’s no big deal. They are also re doing the front of the club house it will look fantastic when they are done

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

Greens are important

Greens were rough. Water them more than the rough. You’re tee boxes need a little leveling work but fairways were great and course set up is great. Water stations were well placed and very helpful.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not bad for a sunday

Crowded but not to slow! Pretty good condition for this time of year. Sand traps need real sand in them. All and all a good day at the course. Better than being at work!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

3.5 hrs to play 9 holes

3.5 hrs to play 9 holes there were 4 groups backed up on every tee box, paid for 18 holes and left after 9. course was in good shape but the pace of play was brutal

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
3.0

Give this place a month or two

Greens are struggling, very bumpy, to the point where putts inside 10 feet are unmakeable
One of my favorite layouts but your money’s much better spent on the West course for a little while

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good

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