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63 Reviews (63)
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4.7
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.6
97.7%
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62 out of 63 reviews
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4.9
21 Reviews (21)
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4.9
Value
4.7
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.7
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4.7
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4.8
24 Reviews (24)
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.6
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4.7
95.8%
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6662 yards
Slope 136
Rating 73.0

Situated along the shores of Canandaigua Lake, Bristol Harbor is in the heart of the Finger Lakes wine country. Robert Trent Jones designed the golf course in 1972. The layout practically offers two courses with a front nine that showcases lakefront views and a back nine that plays through the forest. The front nine is also composed of links-style holes as opposed to the tighter holes on the back nine. The golf course plays longer than the 6,662 yards indicated on the scorecard thanks to a variety of different challenges. There are plenty of bunkers strategically placed along the greens and be prepared for some tricky uphill shots. The signature hole is the par-4 14th. This scenic hole is set in a deep gorge within the Bristol Hills, creating a dramatic drop in elevation from the fairway to the green.

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Course Details

Year Built 1972
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1972)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirt, slacks/shorts, and soft spike golf shoes. T-shirts, tank tops, cut-offs and/or jeans are not permitted.

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4.8
63 Reviews (63)

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The 19th Hole is Great For:
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 6
This course/club is great for:
Group Getaways 6
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7

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Great time on nice coirse

We arrived late and the pro shop was very friendly and fit us in which we appreciated. They did not have a beverage cart on the. course. The dining room is closed on Monday and there is not other restaurants nearby.
The GPS on the cart was helpful and we were lucky to have perfect weather.

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Great conditions. Tough greens Have to play several time to really work out club selections

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Pace Good
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Can’t wait to play again

Awesome layout and views. Play from the blues can be humbling

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Conditions Excellent
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Top Notch Playing Conditions

By far the best maintained public course in Western NY. Fairways, greens, bunkers (always hand raked ) in perfect condition. Played mid-July and impressed how green and LUSH course was. Fairway bunkers with the tall Links style grass absolutely beautiful, and challenging.
Kudos to maintenance staff!!

Conditions Excellent
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Conditions Excellent
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5.0
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Perfect weather
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Conditions Excellent
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Perfect weather
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Hot weather
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Conditions Excellent
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5.0
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Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Skill Intermediate
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Friendliness Excellent
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
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Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Favorite in Finger Lakes

Bristol Harbour is top notch all the way. From the welcoming pro Tim, great range area to warm up, super layout, pace of play, and awesome views - this has become my favorite course in the area. Challenging yet fair, a good track for seniors and women. You will not be disappointed. One thing I’d like to see is morning hot deals.

Conditions Good
Value Good
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Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
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 Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Amazing

Best course conditions in Rochester area! Fairways, greens and the most illusive in our area, the sand trap, all amazing! Beautiful views, great golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Beginner
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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What a gem!

First time playing here and I have to say this course is amazing. This course is a must play. Challenging holes, everything manicured to perfection, Carts with Gps. I warmed up at the range and was just blown away from the whole experience. If it were closer I'd join. Instead I'll frequent this course.

Conditions Excellent
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Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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