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4.5
193 Reviews (193)
5 Stars
94
4 Stars
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3 Stars
10
2 Stars
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1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
98.7%
Recommend this course
187 out of 193 reviews
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4.4
21 Reviews (21)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
21 out of 21 reviews
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4.4
41 Reviews (41)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
41 out of 41 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6796 yards
Slope 130
Rating 71.5
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Bear Creek Valley Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Bent Grass

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Shirts with collars are preferred, regular length shorts, or slacks. Jeans are permitted as long as they look good & have no holes.

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4.5
193 Reviews (193)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Brunch 11
Drinks 10
Dinner 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 29
Narrow Fairways 14
Bunkers 12
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 19
Advanced Golfers 15
A Weekend Splurge 14
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 16
Near Local Attractions 13
Worth the Drive 10

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A very nice course with a lot of elevation changes. It was in very good shape for November. There was a lot of leaves though. I believe if your going to charge normal rates you should be mowing the fairways and ruff to mulch the leaves. Golf balls should not have to be searched for when they are in the playing area.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather

course is in great shape

We love playing here its always in good shape and staff is very professional and friendly. Great food also.

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

Great conditions for August heat

Course conditions were very good. This is a challenging layout and offers a little bit of everything. I only wish golfers would put aside the egos and play the right tees. Tough to watch people play too far back. This course is in my regular rotation; I’ll be back!

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

Fun course

One of my favorite courses at The Lake, hot deal on Golf Now make it worth the drive from Springfield.

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

Challenge

This course was a tough. Lots of elevation changes and blind landings and shots. The greens were soft but rolled true. Fairways were very well maintained, not that I was in them much. With the exception of a few holes, if you are a 10 yards off the fairway player this course will be a challenge. Staff was friendly as well. The only downside is the is only one place to get beer on the course and no beer cart. Finished right at four hours. Will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

One of my favorite Lake of the Ozarks courses and best value.

The course is always is good conditions. Very interesting layout with different holes. Course is not tight; but,, you must keep control of your golf ball because it is not wide open on most holes. It is just an exceptional value!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Bear Creek Valley

Great little golf course. Kind of hidden, but a good course to play. Pace of play is usually good, except Day I play 9 July 2019. Had some cronies out playing and it was slow. Still played 18 in just over 4 hours. I will play this course every time I’m in the Ozarks!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Good round of Golf

Excellent Golf Course, some difficult holes and some short Par 4 holes

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Sunday afternoon

The Best kept course at LOK that I have played so far. Cart paths in great shape, greens are fast, fairways mowed close.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

Very nice course with challenging layout and perfect greens. Extremely fair.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First Time Bear Creek

First time playing Bear Creek, very friendly staff at the club house. Sent me out :25 early. Played the first 4 holes on pace but then ran into a very slow Fivesome. (A Fivesome, really?) a single was also ahead of me. He waited on the fairway and I at the tee box for this Fivesome which took :12 on the green. He reported it but saw no Marshall to come and break them up or hurry their pace of play.
Course was a little wet in sports as the area has had a lot of rain in the past week. Greens were tough with very subtleties as I had numerous 3 putts but that could be my putting stroke just stunk that day. Most greens had some bald and under repair spots and most were not marked so “rub of the green” played a problem on some.
Fun course to play but with the layout and possible difficulties I could see 5 hour rounds durning a busier day.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great place to play

The course was in great shape and very challenging. The layout makes it impossible to walk it- but the hills and design are a treat! The water hazard on #1 hole is creative and beautiful. The back nine provides large hills and slopes and Beautiful scenery.
The lady behind the counter at the pro shop is a very nice and professional person.
It was a great time playing here and we will return every time we visit the lake!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A+ Fairways, A+ Greens

Really nice course, 5 tee boxes, The greens are in great shape, plenty of elevation with tee boxes and greens. The fairways are very wide open as well. Not penalized too bad if you miss a fairway. Pat 5 hole 17 is one of the best par 5’s in public golf

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Gorgeous views

Definitely a must play ! Course was in great shape. The greens were verticut yesterday and had fresh sand top dressing and I hate that but the ball still rolled well. Just a beautiful course with amazing views !!! No houses on any hole and fairway grass was perfect !

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

Played here couple times before. Course was in good shape and well maintained. Restrooms were very clean out on the course. Get a styrofoam cup of ice/water just inside the golf cart garage and then can refill throughout the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing Course

We loved this course. Going up and down the hills...it was so much fun!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent

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