Waterview Golf Club

3.4132764706 3.4 stars from 5 (187)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7191 yards
  • Slope: 131
  • Rating: 74.3
  • Layout


Year built: 2000
Architect(s): Wadsworth Golf Construction (2000), David Graham (2000), Gary Panks (2000)
Type: Public
Greens: Bermuda Grass
Fairways: Bent Grass
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: Yes
GPS: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Practice hole: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Dress code: Proper attire is required.

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 7191 yards 74.3 131
Blue 72 6762 yards 72.4 127
White 72 6355 yards 70.6 124
Gold 72 5906 yards 68.3 115
Gold (W) 72 5906 yards 73.3 127
Green (W) 72 5472 yards 70.7 120
Green 72 5472 yards 66.4 109

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 3.4 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.6 stars from 5
Value: 3.7 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.7 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.1 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.1 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.1 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 187 Reviews
5 stars:
38
4 stars:
93
3 stars:
34
2 stars:
13
1 stars:
9

recommend this course

152 out of 187 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is in the 'burbs convenient to the city worth the drive   Great for locals seniors beginners   Challenges include bunkers water hazards undulating greens   Great for drinks watching the game  

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3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/15/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course



Richardhb40's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/04/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



jcrixell's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/02/2018
Previously played Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



u715087998's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/16/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Not what it used to be"


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Top 250 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/11/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This used to be one of my favorite courses to play. It used to have the best greens in the area. The course has not been well maintained The greens rolll slow and not in good shape The greens are better on the back nine than they are on the front nine The practice area for chipping and the practice range are good. I would recommend the course only at a GolfNow hot deal rate of $25 or less.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I don't recommend this course


"Course conditions"


birdsallday's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/08/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Overall great time shot 68 from the blues it could have been better but left a few short. Greens were a slow and had to pound the putts to get there. But no complaints that’s golf adapt to the conditions.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Slow"


a0730691's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/29/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Pace of play very slow due to tournament. I was not told of the tournament at time of booking. Not the friendliest pro shop staff.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great course"


saezmiguel's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/16/2018
Previously played

Reviewed on

Love this course!! Challenging and fun,hope all greens get better,you guys are working hard for that,keep up the good work!!!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"After work round"


a0730691's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/12/2018
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Decided to get in a few holes after work. Course was clear and moving well. Much better shape than a month ago.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



Thomas2525's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/30/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



Richardhb40's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/25/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course is still on the come back.It has improved a lot in the last month.The greens should be great in about a month.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Bad customer service"


Michael5501069's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/25/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Booked a foursome through golf now. One of the four was having rotator cuff problems and couldn't make it. Tee time was for a Sunday after 2pm. They charged me the extra green and cart fee for the fourth that couldn't make it. I've been to a hundred courses that would never complain about 3/4 showing up. When I called to ask if that was standard operating procedure I just got a bunch of "I don't know you'll have to contact the GM". I won't be back, I hope losing a customer was worth the 27 dollars to them.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course



u000007491783's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/17/2018
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

This was at one time a great course. It is mismanaged. No ambassadors to keep play moving along at a normal pace. Greens are diseased and need replacing. Traps are horrible. Fairways need to be punched. City of Rowlett needs to get control of this now.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course



u7357175's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/15/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I don't recommend this course


"Great Round"


Thomas2525's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/23/2018
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great Shape for January very fun and enjoyable round.

Please keep offering deals on Golf Now.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"No carts"


rtibboel's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  15-19

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/20/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course did not have carts available. I was in a group of 3 so I couldn’t share a cart with another customer. The cart I had lasted 3 holes. I called for another cart and they said none were available. I walked the final 15 holes carrying a heavy cart bag. Don’t own a stand bag. Saw other carts around the course that were abandoned with dead batteries also.

Did see three employees riding around the course but not enough carts for their customers. Never seen anything like this

My tee time was 12:20 pm and not at the end of the day when something like this could possibly happen


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Poor


I don't recommend this course



u000005512470's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 01/20/2018
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


"BLew Review"


u2491553's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/29/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course is currently under repairs, greens have a bunch of patching repair work and their is a large amount of standing water on a few of the fairways. I’m sure the course will be in better shape in the future.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course



Ken2913761's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 12/02/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Fair


I don't recommend this course


"Waterview - Greens"


dlsaiz's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/30/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I have played Waterview many times in the past. They traditionally have very nice, fast and well-conditioned greens. Unfortunately, the greens were in TERRIBLE condition. Lots of bare & burnt out spots and many with replacement sod patchwork. Several times, had to take a drop on the greens f

or ground under repair! Wood not to play out there again until spring or when the greens come back.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course



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