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3.7
825 Reviews (825)
5 Stars
149
4 Stars
418
3 Stars
176
2 Stars
49
1 Stars
33
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
83.6%
Recommend this course
685 out of 825 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.9
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.1%
Recommend this course
58 out of 63 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
95 Reviews (95)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.6%
Recommend this course
87 out of 95 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6825 yards
Slope 122
Rating 71.6

The Bear Course is one of two courses at the Bear Creek Golf Complex; it is a championship-length course while the other, the Cub Course, is an executive length course. The Bear Course is an inland, links-style course with rolling fairways and well-manicured greens. Strategically placed bunkers situated throughout the course add some challenge to the course. A round of golf on this course can be played in less than four hours. The Bear Creek Golf Complex, in addition to the two courses, also offers a full grass driving range, two putting greens, and a short game area with a bunker.

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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill O'Leary Nicklaus (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No tank tops or cutoffs.

Reviews

3.7
825 Reviews (825)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 62
Patio Dining 33
Brunch 22
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 78
Undulating Greens 49
Water Hazards 43
This course/club is great for:
Locals 82
Seniors 64
Advanced Golfers 48
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 57
Convenient to the City 52
In the 'Burbs 51

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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 5-9
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3.0
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Previously Played

Needs some TLC

Tees good, fairways average for this time of year. Greens very slow. Needs grass/weed control/cut in several areas.on golf course. 18th fairway and green best on course, maybe because can see from clubhouse. Had to unload own clubs at bag drop but, bag boys anxious to clean clubs for tip after around, DIDN’T HAPPEN

Conditions Fair
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Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wet but playable

Played the Bear course after a day of steady rain. It was cart path only but in general the course was in good shape considering they hadn’t been out to cut it.

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

Great little course.

Fairways and tee boxes and greens all in great condition. Pace of play was very slow, crawl really but course was busy. Some people also seem to play like they are on cameras for can’t take into consideration thst the groups behind them would like to stick to a 4 hour game.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The bear

Always in great shape. Staff is always happy. Would recommend but keep in mind it will take 4-5 hours to play. Pace of play is always slow

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

average course

Greens and fairways were good but tees were furry. No rough to speak of. Layout is okay. Staff was friendly.

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

Under 4 hours

Played sunday morning walking as a twosome and finished in 3:45. Course conditions were good and staff is excellent. Will be back.

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

Great greens and fairways were good but don’t go in the desert.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great experience

Second trip here. Windy day which makes the course a little more challenging. Greens were good and fairways in good shape. Busy place on Sunday. only poor performance was 9 hole stop as they were not really setup for a golfer quick turnaround at 9.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bear creek

Course need some improvement, fairways are not cut, greens were nice and fast

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

No starter

i like the Bear course. My game has not been too good lately, but this is a fun and not overly challenging course. My golf buddy and I joined up with another twosome as there was no starter or announcement to begin.
Glad we joined the other twosome as they knew the course, which helped a lot!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
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