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4.3
236 Reviews (236)
5 Stars
83
4 Stars
109
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
91.3%
Recommend this course
206 out of 236 reviews
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4.2
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
91.9%
Recommend this course
34 out of 37 reviews
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4.2
44 Reviews (44)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
90.9%
Recommend this course
40 out of 44 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 7150 yards
Slope 129
Rating 74.3
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King's Forest Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Golf Season Year round
Architect Graham Cooke

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice No

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.3
236 Reviews (236)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 22
Plays Long 19
Narrow Fairways 15
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 19
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 17
Locals 11
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 22
Worth the Drive 12

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

A challenging course

King's Forest is one of the best public courses you can play and it is always a challenge ,especially on a windy day. Course layout is superb, and the upgrades the City of Hamilton have done in the last few years are impressive.
Unfortunately pace of play was slow, and I've found this a continuing issue on this course..Marshals are needed to speed up the high handicappers and enforce etiquette effectively.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

A great challenge

This course is a great challenge, if playing this course it’s BEST NOT to check in until your tee time, the city worker STARTERS ARE HORRIBLE for sending you early when you’re not ready to play or still warming up.. they must have some hidden agenda or get a bonus for squeezing in groups
The tee boxes are in BAD shape and pretty hacked up
The greens are in very good shape tho and the fairways were just as good...
Change the city worker starters and it’s a decent course!!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Tough course

Had a great day at the King tough corse if you stray from fairways a lot of hills so club up greens were beautiful soft yet still some speed

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Overpriced and difficult

Golf now advertised ot as hot deal for 55 but no cart was included. Its too much for this course if you look for deals. Difficult course for high handicapped like me and well maintained. On labour day the pace of play was terrible, way too slow.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Beauty course

Loved it. Challenging with lots of level changes and narrow holes. Very scenic track.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

5 hours

The course was wet. Ok. Expected. The grass wasn’t cut. They could have the night before. Other courses have. Water was pooling in the greens. It was very much like fall course but with summer rates. Was a big fan of the place till yesterday. Over 5 hours. Longest this year.

Not sure I’ll be back or brag about the place after yesterday.

I think they should have offered something for such terrible conditions charged a summer premium.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Sunny day

We weren’t disappointed with the course, fairways were great, greens were in great shape, a little disappointed with the tee boxes they weren’t good shape. But I will play there again

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Played front 9 twice cause of the backup.

Was told at clubhouse it went busy, got to second hole and paired up with 2 other guys cause the course was backed up from the members championship going on, teed off at 3:30 and finished at 7, down right horrible.

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

Stunning

The course is in perfect shape. I would like to give a shout out to the trio of grounds keeper. Well done. Doing a perfect job. Friendly and fun. Shot 86 which at the KING is a good score.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate

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