Bear Creek Golf Club - East Course

3.7573470588 3.8 stars from 5 (351)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6670 yards
  • Slope: 138
  • Rating: 73.4
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes - included in green fees
Clubs: Yes
GPS: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Metal spikes allowed: No
Singles allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

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

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 3.8 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.6 stars from 5
Value: 3.9 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.7 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.2 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.2 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.6 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 351 Reviews
5 stars:
59
4 stars:
137
3 stars:
84
2 stars:
43
1 stars:
28

recommend this course

259 out of 350 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is near the airport convenient to the city worth the drive   Great for locals playing multiple courses advanced golfers   Challenges include bunkers narrow fairways elevation changes   Great for drinks watching the game brunch  

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Josh9550414's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/07/2018
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Cold day but really enjoyed the day"


Matthew1960's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  25+

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/29/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

First time playing course. 38 degrees when I started at 9:20 am but warmed up to 47. Was suppose to be in a foursome but course was not busy so they let me go by myself. Course in good condition and greens very nice. Some greens faster than others. Fairways were wider than I thought they would be. I definitely liked that. Several blindspots especially since I did not know the course. Hit a perfect 260 yard drive only to find our the fairway slopes big-time to the right and my ball ended 2 inches in the pond. Love the course and will definitely be back !


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Overall good course"


u000004410405's avatar
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Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/18/2017
Previously played Used cart Cold weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The greens were in great shape. However, some of the bunkers were in poor shape.


Pace of Play: Good

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


"A wonderful design"


Lance74's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/11/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Its nice to be able to hit some full shots to warm up. The driving range faces east so hitting into a blinding sun was no fun. No grass available for irons which was disappointing, woods only. the range "mat" is similar to concrete, needs to be replaced with a more professional material. BUT....this course is such a beautiful layout with superb fairways, sand in the bunkers was impressive as well. The greens were exceptional in every respect. An imaginative course to return to very soon and friendly staff as well.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great course"


u9272747's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/01/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I have played here many times now and really enjoy the course and the layout. Not extremely hard and long enough fairways for an average player to be able to keep their ball in play. Just an all around fun course


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



u060792183's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/30/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"First time and winter rules"


u3942956's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/28/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

East course was played and busy but the pace was good. The only criticism is no mapping of the holes were provided and nothing on the tee boxes. We played blind with no clue of the layout. Still enjoyed and will come back.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



u000002265193's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/25/2017
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Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



u408005176's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/16/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



u8549447's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/13/2017
Previously played 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


"Good day for golf"


u000001798572's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/06/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We played the West course on November 6, 2017 and the temperature was about 60 degrees when we started and rose to around 75 by the time we finished. The course was in very good condition and the greens were a bit fast, but very playable. I always love watching the planes from DFW airport take off or land during my round at Bear Creek. I would recommend playing this course.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Use to be a great course."


Chevelle671's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/05/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Still........... this place has the worst tee boxes in the DFW area. This need to be addressed. It's a great course but this has been an issue for years and it's just getting worse. They have changed a lot to speed up play which is good but if the tee boxes stay in this shape I'll never go back.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Beautiful Fall Coloring"


BGDAU's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/05/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

The front nine of the West Course offered fantastic vistas with its hilly terrain and each hole framed by trees changing colors. Back 9 is also pretty, but the Hwy 360 freeway that runs along a few holes cuts down on the tranquility.

Course was in good condition and is an excellent value.

Front nine was a bit slow, but the back nine picked up and total round was 4:10.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Challenging Course"


stngray812's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/31/2017
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Reviewed on

I really enjoyed the layout at this course. It’s framed nicely with a lot of trees. Really makes you play target golf.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Wanna play this course again"



4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/31/2017
First time playing Used cart Cold weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I'm a beginning player, really enjoyed the course, it allowed me to continue to improve my play. Drawback is a lot shots in the blind, due to no hole layout on the scorecards or at the tee boxes. Still a great outing and the hazards are not bad...

This was the East Course.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"GPS !!"


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

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/27/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

GPS on carts is one of the best features to arrive over the years. This perk has been removed from some courses lately, and for the golfer that likes variety in layouts, this is very disappointing. The system is great for promoting services, as well as help on blind shots and tracking the whereabouts of others. These Bear Creek courses need more markers throughout-GPS recommended.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/14/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


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



lgeorge1's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/10/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Had Fun"


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

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/06/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Fairways were in good condition. Greens were a little bumpy from being punched recently. They need to be rolled.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"This place is brutal"


Josh6015172's avatar
Age:  25-34
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  5-9

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/01/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

Worst bunkers I've ever seen. Tees were nasty. Greens were avg. Putting green and range were a joke. I hope you like paying $9 for a medium bucket of balls that are old, scuffed up and have all been run over by the mower. Spent a total of $80 and wish I could take it all back and do yard work or something. Save your money or play elsewhere


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course



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