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3.0
159 Reviews (159)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
75
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
9
Conditions
2.7
Value
2.9
Layout
3.5
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.4
47.9%
Recommend this course
127 out of 159 reviews
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3.8
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.5
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.1
62.5%
Recommend this course
5 out of 8 reviews
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2.9
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
2.6
Value
2.8
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
3.8
40.0%
Recommend this course
8 out of 20 reviews
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Holes 9
Type Resort
Par 36
Length 2197 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Horseshoe Resort - Valley Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1974
Golf Season Apr 15 to Oct 31

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $15
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-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
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.0
159 Reviews (159)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Patio Dining 7
Brunch 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 24
Narrow Fairways 24
Bunkers 21
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 21
Advanced Golfers 17
Entertaining Clients 11
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 27
Worth the Drive 18
Convenient to the City 12

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Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
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First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

ldr

Good course for couple and young golfers, Moderately challenging but not too long. Not a course for seasoned or scratch golfers unless they want to work on short game.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

THE COURSE is very scienic

Great course cut through the woods and hills of Horseshoe valley and is very scenic but it is only 9 holes.
Don`t understand why they did`nt keep it as a 18 hole course

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 74
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Interesting Layout

Mountain type course, cut out of the trees, Good variety of holes, all challenging to par. Greens quite large and well maintained. Playable in under two hours.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Greens were in great shape.

Course was in overall good condition with a few rough spots & bare spots but overall pretty good. I think i didnt really like was the very unlevel & sloping tee decks. They need to be leveled & fix turf better on a lot of them. Other then that it was a good game & nice staff

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

great course layout

Course was in great shape however they did not have score cards available. This makes it challenging for a someone playing the course for the 1st time

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Great but...

We thought we were getting 18 holes as that is what the course usually plays. They have closed the front nine, so you are only playing 9 holes. With taxes and fees, this is not really good deal. I should have read the fine print a little more closely.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Love the course

Love t his course. Good value for the money but fairways were in rough shape. It rained yest and overnight and was drizzly when we started out at noon today. Several of the fairways were in really rough shape. Messed up by the carts on holes with no cart paths. Overall I love this course. It has many challenges; especially with so many greens surrounded by tough bunkers.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 10/14/2019

Hello, debmackenzie. Thank you for reviewing the course. Your feedback about the course is important to us. With the recent rain we are working to get everything up to par. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Your feedback about the price of our course is also important to us. We always want to make sure we are offering golfers a competitive price for their round. It is our goal to give visitors the best chance to get out and play more. Thank you for playing Horseshoe Resort - Valley. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 25
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in very poor condition, bare spots,weeds, unkept greens, and tee boxes. Staff very friendly.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/12/2019

We appreciate you reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor conditions during your visit. We always appreciate golfer comments and we are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your review for guidance. Thank you for playing Horseshoe Resort - Valley. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart

Tired Old Resort Course

On a Monday when our home course was closed for aeration we visited Horseshoe Resort. It was obvious that the resort is spending very little money on maintaining the golf course. Greens were slow and in terrible shape. Often fairways were spotty or non-existent. Not sure when is the last time they spent any money on fertilization or weed killing. Very disappointing to see how they have let this course deteriorate. Greens were rock hard and it was completely lucky to stay on the putting surface. Won't be back even at this reduced price.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Hi, ShanksALive. Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing to recover the fairways and greens. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Horseshoe Resort - Valley. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Sub par!

I have always wanted to good at Horseshoe resort and was very disappointed greens were patchy not maintained. in the tee boxes grass was long and very very hard couldn’t put my tee in some spots. Fairways were all patchy and partially dead! And sometimes I would hit it to maybe 10 feet off the green and I should be in fringe and I was in dirt! Oh and hole one you had to hit it over some concrete thing where there were also like hydro wires just super weird

So wouldn’t recommend this course to anyone unless it’s like max $20 with a cart because then you know what your getting

But could easily be better with just some maintenance

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Hello josh520401. Thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Horseshoe Resort - Valley.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in horrible shape. Vast areas of fairways are dead its like playing on a mud cracked dry lakebed at times. The worst part in the morons from the city who have weekend places adjoining the course seem to think that they own the place a roam about wherever and whenever they please. One idiot walked his dog up the side of 5th teebox as I was teeing off and another time kids running around on the fairway playing fetch with their dog in front of us to name a few. We quit after 9 holes as we were tired of the attitude when we asked them to remove themselves from the hole when we where playing. Won't go back. No one seems to care about the place.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Hi, mongomaximus. Thank you for reviewing the course. Your feedback about the course is important to us. We are working to get everything up to par. We have projects ongoing to recovery the fairways and greens. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements before your next game. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Horseshoe Resort - Valley. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor condition

The course is in extremely poor condition, fairways and greens are heavily damaged.
The cost is far to much for the condition of course

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Hello, huver. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very serious at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Horseshoe Resort - Valley.

Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Avoid!

I booked a Golfnow twilight round at the Valley Course with hopes that it would live up to the "unique 18 holes" that Skyline Resorts boasts for it to be; however, this course has deteriorated from good quality since I last played (spring 2018) to virtually unplayable for all types of golfers! In the three holes I played before realizing that it was nowhere near worth the price tag of $50, I experienced unkept tee boxes (all 3 holes), a entire fairway that should be marked as ground under repair (#2), and putting greens that were full of dead grass patches and dirt (all 3 greens). With that being said, the Director of Golf should highly consider closing the course for the remainder of the season and focus on getting it up to standards for the 2020 season. As for the 2019 season, do not waste your time or money here! The lack of maintenance shows and better value/quality of golfing experience exists elsewhere within the local area!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Hi u860795086. Thank you for taking the time to review the course. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Horseshoe Resort - Valley.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Different than its past

After finding the pro shop ( no signage) I was met by a very pleasant staff member. It was an easy check in and off to get a cart. Cart girl very nice who directed us to hole #1. What a joke. A par 3 hole that had chairlift wire obstruction in the air and magic carpet lift obstacles on the ground. The greens were in very poor condition throughout the front nine, with many fairways being less than desirable - ruts, very hard and lacking grass. The back nine is in much better condition but nothing like I remembered from years gone by. To pay full price would be outrageous and even the golfnow rate should be less for the condition of the course. Golfers you have been for warned.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 09/04/2019

Hello, create12ca. Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take customer feedback very serious at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind. Thank you for playing Horseshoe Resort - Valley.

Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

OK course but nothing great. Shame on Horseshoe Resort for closing the Highlands course which was a great course. This is definitely the poor cousin

OK course but nothing great. Shame on Horseshoe Resort for closing the Highlands course which was a great course. This is definitely the poor cousin and at best a municipal course NOT a resort course.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Horseshoe Valley

Course is very scenic but looks neglected and under maintained.
Majority of tees, fairways and greens are in poor condition.
Only one other golfer was seen for the whole round.

We got lost between the 9th and 10th tees because of lack of direction/signage. Staff were not overly helpful in directing us.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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