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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
98.4%
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27 out of 30 reviews
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4.3
4 Reviews (4)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.0
100.0%
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4 out of 4 reviews
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4.3
4 Reviews (4)
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 6392 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
Book a Tee Time at
Blackwood Golf Centre - Hamilton
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Course Details

Year Built 1994
Architect Simon Gidman (1994)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Academy at The Blackwood"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Delta, Mastercard, Maestro, Switch, Solo
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.5
30 Reviews (30)
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Brilliant course.

First time playing the bigger course at Blackwood and absolutely loved it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked

Fun & Challenging Course (However be careful of the pricing)

I've played Blackwood at least half a dozen times, and used their practice facilities as well. The par 3 course is a fun way to practice your low iron to wedge game. The Hamilton course (the big course) has a combination of challenging holes and forgiving holes. You have to certainly pick your battles which I see as the definition of a good course lay out.

The reason for this review is more for the GolfNow prices.... I have found great deals in the past for other courses, but I'm not sure what happened with Blackwood...... When I play with a member the cost is 15 pounds, and when I call the pro shop to book directly (without a member) i pay 25 pounds. The "HOT DEALS" on GolfNow is 27 pounds and the regular price is over 30 pounds! Hopefully these prices will be amended, until then make sure you book directly with the pro shop.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Blackwood Hamilton Course

Great course. Very busy day so play was slow, other than that you couldn’t fault it. Good value for money.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A fine course

First time here. Fairways lush, greens fast. Some lovely holes and plenty to keep you interested. Well worth it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 56
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Bank holiday

1st time playing,great day weather pro shop course conditions all superb,brilliant online deal only downside bar closed at 4 pm,didn’t get a drink

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

The Blackwood - Best Course in Bangor

I was very impressed by the infrastructure at Blackwood. They have an excellent par 3 course for golfers who are learning their craft or want to focus on short game as well as an adequate driving range to warm up on.

The Hamilton is a great course with some difficult tee shots and challenging par threes. It would be a test for golfer's of all ability as there is a lot of opportunities to get yourself into trouble. A fantastic club house restaurant and bar are for when you finish. I would definitely recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in great condition

Fair test of golf. In very good condition. Thoroughly enjoyed

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Course is in great condition

Playing really well from tee to green. Greens are immaculate and not particularly fast so you can afford to go for putts. Highly recommend. Enjoy!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in great condition

Great day out. Course in great condition from tee to green and is a fair test of golf. Only slightly spoiled because play was slower than normal due to it being captain's day. Pro shop friendly and helpful and did me a good deal on some balls. Will play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

fun course

Really enjoyed the course, ate in the restaurant before going out, ladies were really helpful friendly and food was good and service was quick, really enjoyed the course the walk to the first tee through trees sets you up for the course, well laid out well presented and then you get to the eight to be greeted with fantastic views over belfast and the hills in between framed with the mountains in the background, really enjoyed the day, helped that I shot 2 over,

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Really enjoyed the day.

This course it's a wee gem great layout and a good challange. With all the rain we've had it in great order . Will be back soon. Cheers

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice, very nice

We liked this course alot. Weather was good for time of year. Course in good condition. Only fault, it was holding alot water in a few places, especially on the first green. Would definitely play again though.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good day, some parts sort from all the rain so extra club needed to get the distance, however the weather was perfect , good day out !

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great day out

Weather was great ppl very friendly awesome day 9 out of 10 for the day

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tough enough

Nice course with some challenging holes, long walk to first hole, nice par 3 12th.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Blackwood

Blackwood was in lovely condition with great greens, couldn't be happier

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Just the four ball in front that nearly ruined it

Course in good condition, playing well. Greens a decent speed. No issues apart from the four ball of hackers that slowed proceedings up from the 6th right through to the 18th. The guy in pink shorts hitting everything straight to his right at a 90 degree angle and his mate who kept taking multiple practice swings with no club in his hand after each and every duff shot were particularly unpleasant. Not having the wit to let a two ball behind them play through was disgraceful.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course condition only average because of the amount of rain that had fell in the days before wee played made it very wet under foot but having played the course in sumer I would highly recommend this course

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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