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4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.5
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4.8
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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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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 6662 yards 73.0 136
Blue 72 6175 yards 71.4 134
Green 72 5764 yards 69.1 128
Green (W) 72 5764 yards 74.9 135
Red (W) 72 5482 yards 73.5 132
Purple 72 4299 yards
Scorecard for Bristol Harbour Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 72.9/136 374 178 403 510 377 446 501 196 411 3396 502 205 366 367 394 205 368 389 340 3136 6532
Blue M: 71.4/132 352 164 383 481 358 446 469 183 394 3230 491 173 350 349 381 164 319 350 331 2908 6138
White M: 70.0/130 W: 75.5/137 352 155 363 461 342 414 469 151 375 3082 456 173 339 319 348 164 299 350 317 2765 5847
Green M: 68.3/126 W: 73.4/132 335 155 343 436 333 383 437 151 359 2932 417 148 302 305 333 121 299 318 287 2530 5462
Red M: 64.2/117 W: 68.3/125 274 139 292 352 252 321 357 119 292 2398 365 148 256 296 240 121 274 251 234 2185 4583
Handicap 10 16 14 8 12 6 2 18 4 7 15 13 5 11 1 3 17 9
Par 4 3 4 5 4 5 5 3 4 37 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 4 4 35 72
Handicap (W) 5 15 9 17 1 7 13 3 11 2 18 4 16 8 14 10 6 12

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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4.4
42 Reviews (42)

What Golfers Are Saying

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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5.0
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Perfect weather

The best course I have ever played

The slope on this course makes it challenging. It is impeccably maintained and has fantastic views on every hole. The tavern food is outstanding and the staff is extraordinary. The view from the patio is truly breathtaking. People who come here rave about the course. Ownership has done everything possible to upgrade this facility in every aspect and are not done yet. other courses that I have played pale in comparison. This is a must for the avid golfer.

Conditions Excellent
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Pace Excellent
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Prettiest course upstate

I’ve been playing here since 1984. It’s a treat to play here, a bit pricey but it is yep ten public in the state. Play the whites if you are new here. Blues are challenging and Black is for experts. Two nines are very different. Pro is a great guy and very accommodating . We did 18 in just under 4 hours. Greens were a bit bumpy from spike marks a d repaired divots but course is lush and well appointed. If you belong to a private club this course will meet your expectations. Overall satisfied

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Beautiful course.

Awesome layout, beautiful views, immaculate condition.

Enjoyed it throughly - Staff very inviting and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
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
5.0
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Previously Played

Best in Finger Lakes

Play it!!! You can thank me later- Head Pro Zach and whole crew are fantastic!!! Course & scenery rival or beat any private golf course in upstate NY. One of my favorite tracks- highly recommend- OL' JP

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Bristol Harbor Golf secluded jewel!

Awesome Trent Jones golf course with fabulous views and scenic views. A pure pleasure to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
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
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful course

What a beautiful course. The front nine had great views of the lake and the back nine had some hidden holes which made for some interesting shots. Would love to play in the fall.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Another RTJ Beauty

Great Course, Great Views, and Fast play.
The only thing that would have been better was if people had done a better job repairing their ball marks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Terrific round

Challenging, fun course. Greens were very challenging. Pace of play was excellent and the course was in excellent shape. Need to go back for another crack at 14. Hit my second shot into the woods. Highly recommend this lovely course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A must play

Great course the layout is very challenging from the back tees. Condition was terrific. Gotta play it again.

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

Loved The Course

Course was in great shape. Many interesting and picturesque holes. Greens, fairways, tee boxes, and bunkers were all perfect. Play it anytime you get a chance.

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

Great Day

Course was in great condition. Bristol Harbor has done a lot of work the past year. Course looks very clean and updated.

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

The course was in great shape and very challenging for a first time the back nine was very nice will play again thanks

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

Great Course

First time playing and was extremely happy. The course was beautifully maintained and challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
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
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Golf Great Staff Great Value

Teriffic course and a great value. Play the right tees for you or it could be a long day...enjoy!

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

Great place

Beautiful course, friendly pro and staff. Greens need some work. Golfnow was perfect. Great value.

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

Beautiful

This is a beautiful course in very good condition. Pace of play was excellent! We will definitely be back.

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

Very Nice Outing

I've played several courses through out the US and Canada. (Hilton Head, Myrtle Beach, Robert Trent Jones Trail, Lake of Isles in Connecticut, etc.) This course ranks with the best of them and at a much more reasonable price for seniors. Played mid am on Wednesday and the weather was spectacular. We try and play this course 2-3 times per year. The fall trip is always inspiring.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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