Blackhawk Golf Club

5.0000000000 5.0 stars from 5 (1)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 6835 yards
  • Slope: 138
  • Rating: 73.1
  • Layout

  • 51111 Range Road 255, Spruce Grove, Alberta, T7Y 1A8
  • (780) 470-4799
  • (780) 470-4525
  • www.playblackhawk.com

Year built: 2003
Architect(s): Rod Whitman (2003)
Type: Private
Golf Season: Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Pull-carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: No
GPS: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: No
Practice hole: No
Simulator: No
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: No

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Singles allowed: No
Dress code: Shirts with collars or mock neck and sleeves, slacks or Bermuda length shorts are considered appropriate attire. Tank tops, sport t-shirts, mesh shirts, sweat pants, warm up suits, denim jeans of any color, swim wear, short shorts, cut-offs, gym shorts

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6835 yards 73.1 138
Silver 71 6457 yards 71.6 135
Blue 71 6004 yards 69.5 130
Blue (W) 71 6004 yards 75.7 141
White 71 5248 yards 65.5 112
White (W) 71 5248 yards 70.7 131

Since opening in 2003, Blackhawk Golf Club has quickly garnered a strong reputation amongst both locals and visitors. Alberta's own Rod Whitman designed the golf course. The riverside layout begins by sweeping upward onto a plateau before tumbling down into the river valley through forests of white poplar and pine. Although at 6,777 yards it is not long by modern championship standards, it is a course that requires careful thought and strategy. There is a lot of variety in the greens. Most feature bold contouring that dips and dives along the rumpled prairie landscape and there are some with steep fronts and swells while others are canted to one side.

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 5.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 5.0 stars from 5
Value: 3.0 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.0 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 5.0 stars from 5
Course Layout: No ratings so far
Course Conditions: 5.0 stars from 5
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"Immaculate fairways and greens!"


SpencerN's avatar
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  Don't know

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/06/2014
Previously played Played with a group Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather

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A well laid out course with some very creative holes. The back 9 will challenge even the most seasoned golfer. The driving range provides both artificial and real turf for pre-game warm up. There is also a 3 hole, short-game, practise area which is maintained to the same high-standard as the main course. I can't wait to golf here again!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Quality of food & beverage: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


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