Blue Heron Golf Course
Blue Heron Golf Course, formerly known as Carnation Golf Course, first opened in 1967 but underwent a major renovation, in addition to the name change, after it was bought in 2011. Located in the Snoqualmie Valley, the course would occasionally be overrun by the Snoqualmie River but thanks to improved drainage and irrigation features added in the renovation, the course is able to drain remarkably fast. At just a few yards shy of 6,000 yards, Blue Heron G.C. is on the shorter side but that is no indication of its level of difficulty. Golfers will face a variety of challenges including an abundance of bunkers strategically placed throughout. One of the toughest holes is the par-5 17th, which is a blind tee shot where a long iron might come in more handy than a driver.
|Blue (W)||72||5940 yards||73.6||123|
|White (W)||72||5454 yards||70.9||120|
|Red (W)||72||4555 yards||65.6||106|
|Gold M: 68.2/115||313||171||393||192||305||306||505||141||511||2837||478||336||452||237||351||153||380||456||331||3174||6011|
|Blue M: 67.9/113 W: 73.6/123||313||171||393||192||305||306||505||141||511||2837||470||336||432||237||351||153||380||456||331||3146||5983|
|White M: 65.7/109 W: 70.9/120||290||143||393||145||260||306||443||103||444||2527||452||319||393||207||333||141||358||425||307||2935||5462|
|Red W: 65.6/107||241||122||306||110||228||258||380||84||381||2110||399||223||334||131||297||112||266||385||283||2430||4540|
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Hello, Shaun. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.
Great value.. Low price friendly staff
Thanks so much for the great review! We're so glad you a lovely time!
Thanks for the 5 stars!
They are back!!
After some of the worst flooding in years, the course has bounced back amazingly. The maintenance staff worked miracles getting the course in playable condition. The pricing is the lowest around. Great value. Highly recommend.
Thank you so much for the kind words. We've been trying to recover from the immense flooding over the last few months. We appreciate your supportive words and hope to see you out on the course soon!
Good for the price
After being closed for a while the fairways were long and unkept. Overall good for the price.
Thanks for the review. We would love to know what we can do to provide a 5 star experience during your next round!
Hi mattlrobinson7. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Blue Heron Golf Course.
Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting us!
Hello. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Blue Heron Golf Course.
greens punched the day before. No mention of that on Golfnow.
Greens had been punched the day before and no mention of that when we had to prepay. Kinda deceptive to show up and find out that the greens are unplayable and the two putt rule is in effect. Otherwise course was a nice little municipality course.
The greens were in excellent shape and the fairways are very good. Much improved since a month ago.
Played a round today. Course conditions were great, pace was great; had a great time just wish the results were better. I would recommend Blue Heron to anyone.
As of June 18, the course is at its peak.
I have played this course since the early 1980's. When it reopened it was rough for a while, but the have the greens great, and the conditions good. The tees are sparse in spots, but does not effect play at all. The course has tightened over the years as trees have grown. Although it may rate easy if you hit it crooked it will grab you. I will come back.
I've heard this course is a little wet in the spring, things seemed to just be getting under weigh when I was there. By that I mean all the holes were playable, but some looked at though they had been mowed for the first time this year with heavy clippings still in the fairways. The greater number of holes were in pretty good condition.
Was greeted warmly at the pro shop and given some good tips on the course. Afterwards I stopped in for a Kobe burger and brew. I highly recommend the restaurant. One of the best burgers in the valley and attentive service.
Going Down Hill Again
I've played this course for almost 30 years. I've seen it when it was in excellent condition, then go down hill, then go bankrupt and close for 2 or 3 years, then reopen a few years ago with hew ownership that made significant improvements. The course was looking up and had a nice new restaurant.
Now it seems management is letting the condition of the course and facilities go down hill again.
- Clumps of mowed grass not picked up.
- Most of the ladies tee boxes are not level, or mostly
mud, or have grass that is too high. A few of the mens
tee boxes have sparse grass and/or grass that is too
- Downstairs ladies restroom had broken cold water pipe, partially flooded floor, and no soap.
- No hand disinfectant in on-course port-a-potties.
- #9 - Cart path cuts across fairway about 200 yards from tee, but grass within 20 feet of either side of path is rough length. Really odd to have long grass in middle of fairway.
Update: Played again on 7/1 and course conditions were much improved. Clumps of mowed grass were gone. Also, the greens were in excellent condition. I've never seen them better. However, the downstairs restrooms were actually in worse condition. Both were "out-of-order", and the men's toilet had apparently overflowed. These things happen, but why didn't someone clean up the overflow (toilet paper, brown water, etc.) from in front of the restroom?
Great course, long and hard at times, must hit ball straight, even then tough