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Value
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Layout
4.6
Friendliness
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Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.5
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7037 yards
Slope 144
Rating 74.8

Course Details

Year Built 1997
Golf Season May 1 to Oct 31
Architect Thomas McBroom (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $17.39
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.3
52 Reviews (52)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Walkers 8
Locals 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7

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Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course in Baddeck

An excellent course - good layout, fair test and great views of the lake. Greens had been aerated so a bit bumpy but we paid a discounted green fee. If going to Cape Breton to play Cabot or Highland, definitely add Bell Bay to the tour!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Amenities

Lost a beautiful clubhouse a few years ago and yet to replace it.........orher than a trailer that acts as a pro shop and clubhouse. Detracts from otherwise wonderful course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bell Bay

The course was awesome and the weather was Perfect !! I highly recommend this course!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

Very nice course if you get the chance to play this course take it the scenery is great

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

The course is well groomed

Although it was a very wet day i always enjoy playing this course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

Had a great day, beautiful layout and very well maintained, more of a canteen would be nice. Highly recommended course none the less.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice course but ....

Course was a bit wet so it was cart paths only. Sometimes you do more walking this way than if you walked the course with a pull cart. Other issue is the continuing temporary facilities. If your green fee is almost $120 you should have a club house / dining area for after round socialization. Its been a few years since a fire destroyed the club house so please get on with it. Get something built! No wonder there are so many trunk slammers.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens are bad

Course is very nice but the greens are not even close to being ready to play

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not all greens in play

Was upset to learn mid-round that the course had two temporary greens in play. Obviously I was not informed before booking, after booking or at check-in. Course was in fair condition otherwise fornearly June although some greens were patchy which was covered up via green spray fertilizer. I reckon it should be better in 2-3 weeks.

Staff was friendly although I felt the man receiving people in the parking lot was staring holes at me as I was getting ready in my vehicle after I arrived. My playing partners informed me that he had caught them loading their bags with off-course alcohol (which of course is not allowed). Just because some people try to break the rules, please do not assume that *I* intend to. Thank you.

Still not bad value for the money even though there were only 16 greens and the eye-laser holes in my windshield.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bell Bay

Our visit unfortunately was on a day after torrential rains so the course was wet and spongy but we loved the layout, very playable. Facilities were temporary because of a recent fire but were adequate and staff were fantastic. We’d love to golf here again when the weather cooperates!

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

This course is excellent

wow that's what I said ,course is in excellent shape fairways are like carpet its a bit forgiving for the high handicap .The scenery was fantastic if your in cape be sure to take bell bay on .Golf now did a great job had a great deal 44 $ tax in with cart for a 5 star course thanks golf now

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wonderful

For this late in the season the course was wonderful. The day was perfect with nothing but sunshine. Great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

great course

We enjoyed the round although it was a bit slow
on the back nine. The weather was perfect and
with the exception of the greens being top dressed
the course was in beautiful shape.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course

Course was a little wet only because of some wet weather earlier in the week.
No club house, hasn't been rebuilt since the fire.
Would be nice to have a meal and a beer afterwards

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lovely course

Lovely course, great layout, and especially the greens were in excellent not condition.
Too bad their clubhouse burnt down , we wish them best of luck once it is rebuilt and will go back!

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