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BlackHorse Golf Club - North Course

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4.4
304
5 Stars
152
4 Stars
116
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
92.6%
Recommend this course
283 out of 304 reviews
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Average Rating
4.0
22
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.6
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.2
86.4%
Recommend this course
19 out of 22 reviews
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Average Rating
4.4
69
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.2
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
94.2%
Recommend this course
65 out of 69 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7301 yards
Slope 135
Rating 75.0
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BlackHorse Golf Club - North
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Big Jake 72 7301 yards 75.0 135
Black 72 7075 yards 74.0 131
Blue 72 6615 yards 72.8 128
White 72 6199 yards 69.8 121
Red 72 5640 yards 72.7 132
Green 72 5065 yards 69.6 121
Scorecard for North
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Big Jake M: 75.0/135 465 211 548 420 419 179 413 522 425 3602 457 545 441 436 159 462 214 439 546 3699 7301
Black M: 74.0/131 437 192 525 409 419 173 379 522 425 3481 439 545 433 399 159 456 206 429 528 3594 7075
Blue M: 72.0/128 400 175 499 381 392 160 360 503 407 3277 413 510 410 373 137 436 186 396 477 3338 6615
White M: 69.8/121 395 145 488 352 377 147 343 462 371 3080 392 463 365 359 137 417 162 385 439 3119 6199
Red M: 67.2/115 W: 72.7/132 343 117 439 321 349 138 311 423 326 2767 377 430 347 316 107 383 140 348 425 2873 5640
Green W: 69.6/121 322 93 400 284 302 99 282 391 314 2487 349 420 291 283 72 349 98 316 400 2578 5065
Handicap 9 13 15 1 3 11 7 17 5 4 6 8 16 18 2 12 10 14
Par 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 5 4 36 4 5 4 4 3 4 3 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways TifSport
Greens TifEagle
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jacobsen Hardy (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

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Reviews

4.4
304

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 28
Brunch 15
Dinner 13
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 55
Water Hazards 44
Forced Carries 24
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 38
Locals 30
A Weekend Splurge 29
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 41
Worth the Drive 34
Convenient to the City 19

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4.0
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North course

Good layout
Bad customer service and marshaling
Weekends here are not worth the money

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

The North Course

I always try to play and suggest the North Course. The South Course is always a “hit or miss” with conditions. Other than that, Blackhorse will be recommended.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

What a cluster.....

Should have known something was up when I drove up and there were teenage golfers all over both courses. When i checked in - they told me I could start anytime that the tournament should be over soon. I was scheduled to play the South course but after waiting 30 min after my tee time, I went over to the North course. There were many golfers waiting as well. Finally someone from the pro shop came over and got everyone lined out but it was painfully slow - especially since it was a Monday. There was never any mention of a golf tournament either until I showed up at the course. I'll wait until after 'kiddy' golf season is over before going back again. Very disappointed......

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Windy Day at BlackHorse

A lot of good things, my review observation would be if I was paying full price - the course is over priced and many areas of the course need ground work.

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

Black horse golf course

I love this course- it’s always in good condition and the staff are so friendly..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Practice

Very nice course some nice challenges on the front nine then get a break on back nine. Enjoyed the day

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Jan. 11 golf

The course was in excellent shape, greens well managed and fast. This made for a wonderful day of golf for a novice golfer.

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

Blackhourse

I played the north side today. The course is finally off cart paths except for 3 holes. The course is very wet from all the rain we have had in Houston. The course needs a lot of dry out time. But other than that, the course is in good shape.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from BlackHorse Golf Club on 02/22/2019:
Hello, and thank you for taking the time to review our course, BlackHorse Golf Club, and for the 3 stars. We are sorry to see that the course may not have been in the best shape when you played and your feedback is appreciated. It looks like you had a friendly experience with our staff and that your round was a great value for you, so we hope this improved your overall experience with us. Thank you for choosing our course, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
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

Visit

2nd time for me - just passing through Houston. Fairway has too many soggy patches.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

to Wet to play!

I love this course ! Today was cart path and a few hole was a 150 yard mark as it was to wet..should have played $30 to play.”(

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from BlackHorse Golf Club on 02/22/2019:
Hello, and thank you for taking the time to review our course, BlackHorse Golf Club, and for the 3 stars. We hope that you enjoyed playing our golf course and that you will see improvements in the course conditions the next time you are with us. It looks like you had a smooth round and a friendly experience with our staff, so we are glad to see that. Thank you for recommending our golf course, and we look forward to seeing you again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Lost

Course in good winter condition. Just wish my game was. Club house & driving range well stocked. Greens little bumpy but in good condition. Will play again when I find some control of my ball again.

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

My first time player

Course was fun to play but I have never played in wind like that.....and I just got back from playing in Scotland....

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Played in a tournament so pace of play was slower then usual. North course is nice but not as challenging as the South. Front nice is the better and more scenic of the two. Course was in good shape but they are starting to price themselves out play for the average golfer. Need to rethink their green fees.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Disappointed

Golfed Friday morning the day after thanksgiving. Course was soaked and it was cart path only but when I made my reservation which was $109/person there was no mention of this being cart path only, if there was I would have booked elsewhere because I was with my grandpa and it is hard for him to walk all around the course. As course was soaked, you would think $109 would at least get you a towel and some ice.. we didn’t get either and had to deal with dirty clubs and balls. Very disappointed in Black Horse

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Response from BlackHorse Golf Club on 01/02/2019:
Hello, thank you for reviewing our course, BlackHorse Golf Club. We strive to provide the best possible customer experience to our golfers, and we sincerely apologize if we missed the mark. Your loyalty to our course is valued and we hope you will see improvements in the course and your overall experience the next time you are with us. Thank you for choosing to play our course, we hope to earn your business again soon.
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Overcrowded golf course

The Hott deal I purchased online was worth the value to play the course but I will not be paying full price $85+ for this course. Let me first say that the staff is extremely amazing and great customer service. Tough was thick and very hard to play or just lose a ball. I went the day 2 tournaments were playing so the entire course was backed up. Then the staff let four twosomes tee off which backed up the course even more. The staff tried to accomidate and let us play the south course to finish out back nine but caught even more traffic. Almost a 6 hour round. Not sure if it was the tournament or the regular crowd but all greens had I repaired divot marks and players dragging their feet.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Response from BlackHorse Golf Club - North on 10/24/2018:
Hello, thank you for taking the time to review your recent experience with us at BlackHorse Golf Club - North. We appreciate the 3 star review but are sorry to see that pace of play may have been slow due to the tournament during your round with us. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we will use it to make the necessary improvements to the course. Our golfers overall experience is extremely valuable to us and we hope that you will give us another chance to show you how we've improved. Thank you for your choosing our course, we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course, but pace of play was terrible.

Course was in good shape, but the pace of play pretty much ruined the experience. We ended up skipping a hole and going around one group only to get behind another slow group. Definitely not worth the price when you have to wait 5 minutes before every shot.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Response from BlackHorse Golf Club - North on 10/24/2018:
Hello, thank you for taking the time to review our course, BlackHorse Golf Club - North. We appreciate your dedication to playing our course but are very sorry to hear your recent experience with us may have been poor due to pace of play. We greatly value your feedback as we work towards making the necessary improvements, and hope you will notice some of these improvements during your next round with us. Thank you for choosing our course, and we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Play south course if you can .

Nice day of golf . This was my second time on blackhorse golf course and my first time on the north course . I definitely prefer the south course , no sand in the bunkers , quiet noisy due to the main road close by .
But the course in general is nice to play . I’ll come back !

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent course!

The course is in excellent shape. Very challenging. This would be very tough for a beginner.

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

Rain

Rain before play and still 90 degree. Course in best shape ever!!! Perfect day of golf especially with the GN hot deal.

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

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