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3.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.3
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6800 yards
Slope 138
Rating 73.6
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 6800 yards 73.6 138
Blue 72 6508 yards 72.2 135
White 72 6120 yards 70.4 131
Green 72 5360 yards 66.7 118
Green (W) 72 5360 yards 71.4 126
Red 72 4736 yards 63.3 111
Red (W) 72 4736 yards 67.6 120
Scorecard for Glen Arbour Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 73.6/138 431 174 521 376 389 572 155 370 414 3402 382 181 544 228 504 392 400 207 560 3398 6800
Blue M: 73.0/139 427 167 513 373 379 550 153 370 390 3322 359 177 486 220 500 354 342 195 553 3186 6508
White M: 70.8/138 398 160 487 355 346 523 133 357 352 3111 339 153 465 201 475 330 329 181 536 3009 6120
Green M: 66.7/131 372 131 445 279 285 484 114 337 306 2753 301 124 410 143 418 294 285 165 467 2607 5360
Red W: 63.3/111 324 96 391 256 234 459 87 278 261 2386 231 105 390 129 400 268 257 128 442 2350 4736
Handicap 3 17 7 9 11 1 13 15 5 4 14 6 2 12 16 18 8 10
Par 4 3 5 4 4 5 3 4 4 36 4 3 5 3 5 4 4 3 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1999
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season May 1 to Oct 31
Architect Graham Cooke (1999) Warren Huxham (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $20
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

4.0
9 Reviews (9)
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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5.0
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First Time Playing
Poor weather
Used cart

Great day, Terrible weather

Even with the pouring rain, the day was enjoyable. Challenging for everyone with fast undulating green and many forced carries.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

They took the flagstick out of the holes

Luckily the carts have gps to tell you the pin positions.
For some reason they had 4 of the flagsticks on the back 9 pulled and put away in the maintenance shed before 5pm.

When i asked afterwards what the deal was, they told me they didnt think anyone would be playing that late. Even though I had one of thier power carts.

Overall it is a very nice course, and a treat to play. It just sort of sucked to feel like we were inconviencing them by being there, and to hit into holes without flagsticks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather

Nice course but missing a few things

Glen Arbour is nice course that is always in good shape but the value isn't there. $90 - $100 is too much for this course when there are other great deals just outside Halifax. The golfnow deals are excellent when you can get them. For the money you pay, this course is missing two common things that every other course in the world has: colored flags and pin placements! Some of the greens are 40 or 50 yards deep with a few tiers but the course doesn't use color coded flags or pin sheets. The only hole I don't care for is #10, the rest of the course is great. The finishing stretch of 15 to 18 is a great walk around the lake.

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

Golf at Glen Arbour

The course was excellent!! We played a twilite and only played 12 holes which was fine. The only issue was that they did not have our power carts and that did not faze the pro shop worker!!! He said the carts were outside which they weren't and then said they would bring some down which was also not the case. We wanted a good 15 minutes trying to track down the carts!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Fair weather

In great shape, but

Course was fantastic; greens were fast and true. Disappointed they closed the food service at the turn even though several groups were on the course. No snack or beverage service on course at all, and could not get much quickly at restaurant (bag of plain chips and beer in a plastic glass). Also, booked on GolfNow and it said carts included, but when we got to course they said it meant "pull carts", even though adding a power cart wasn't an option online. Other times I've played, here, there were personnel at the bag drop but this time we were on our own until the starter (nice guy) stopped by the putting green. The range was closed, as well, so they could mow it (2pm???) Overall great course, good value, but the service has dropped off versus the past.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

beautiful setting

I enjoy this course a lot , staff are always friendly.

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

Excellent as usual!!!

Course is in great shape greens were amazing shot one of my best rounds there 74!! Whooohooo

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

great course

Course was in great shape and greens run very true. Weather was not great but no fault of the course!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Good weather

No longer a must play in Nova Scotia

As an avid golfer and proud Nova Scotian it is sad for me to say but Glen Arbour is know longer a must play when visiting Nova Scotia. Glen Arbour is over priced for what you get.
The staff is not very knowledgable about there own course and if you ask for some tips on the course you wont get a good answer.
My reason for the poor course condition rating is that even though the course looks really nice it doesn't play very good. The greens do not roll good and the fairway grass is way to long!! It makes the holes play longer then they actually are because you do not get any roll out on your tee shots.
I would recommend staying away from the club house food its average at best and the greater Halifax area has some AMAZING bars and restaurants.
If you're looking for an area to go and put in a few hours of practice they do have an awesome range with a great par 3 course that will get your short game in tune. I would not recommend this course because for $90 a round and 20$ for a power cart its just not worth the cost.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Valid dates: Apr 18, 2019 - Sep 30, 2019
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40 Clubhouse Lane, Hammonds Plains, Nova Scotia, B4A 1T4
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