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4.5
160 Reviews (160)
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3
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
96.6%
Recommend this course
153 out of 160 reviews
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4.7
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.7
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
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33 out of 33 reviews
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4.6
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
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38 out of 38 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6932 yards
Slope 130
Rating 73.4
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Loch March Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Golf Season Year round
Architect Gordon Witteveen (1987)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

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  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Canada (2016 #14)

Reviews

4.5
160 Reviews (160)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 13
Dinner 8
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 15
Bunkers 10
Elevation Changes 10
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 12
Entertaining Clients 11
A Bucket list/Top 100 Pick 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 12
Worth the Drive 11

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 09/15/2019

Thank you very much for the very positive rating and kind review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Wow!!

Even on a cloudy rainy day Loch March was amazing. This course is absolutely gorgeous and in great condition. The greens are mint!. Staff is amazing. Thank you so much. I will be back!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 09/08/2019

Thank you very much for the extremely positive rating and review, which we have since shared with our entire team. We look forward to welcoming you again soon -- -hopefully, on a sunnier day!

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Another great day

Unfortunately there was a power outage at the course so the clubhouse was closed, however, the staff made the best of it and the golf was fantastic.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 09/02/2019

We want to express our sincerest appreciation for your patience and understanding during the recent power outage. We have passed your very kind comments on to the team members who had to deal with these challenging circumstances. Loch March team members did point out that our guests were overwhelmingly understanding on that day, and we are very grateful for this. The lights are back on in our Clubhouse after some significant repairs to the main transmission line. We hope to be able to welcome you again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 09/02/2019

Thank you very much for the very positive rating and kind review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

It's always a great day at Loch March

From the moment you arrive the friendly staff is there to help you enjoy your day.
Stepping up to the elevated first tee, you realize no detail has been overlooked, the course blends in perfectly with the wonderful natural landscape.
From beginner to pro, the course is designed to challenge you appropriately and reward you with a great day of golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 09/02/2019

We wish to sincerely thank you for taking the time and writing this very positive review. It has been passed on to the entire Loch March team. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Best in the area

For the price, it could be the best course in the Ottawa area.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 08/31/2019

Thanks for taking the time and submitting this positive review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love this course

Great course and super friendly staff. The greens were in good condition and true. Overall a beautifuly layed out course !
Only complaint is that players need to fix their divots.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 08/26/2019

Thanks for the review and the excellent 5-star rating. We have forwarded your comment about the divots to our ambassadors. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 08/25/2019

Thanks for taking the time and submitting this very positive rating. We are happy that your first experience at Loch March was so great and look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of our favourites!

Course was in great shape and pace was very good.
I find the course to be one of the best in the Ottawa area.
Always a treat!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 08/25/2019

Thanks for taking the time and submitting this very positive review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Very friendly staff

I was late for half an hour because the main highway was closed but the very friendly staff quickly put me with another 2 young golfers on the next available tee time. We had a good time and I tried to keep up with them on most of the holes. We finished in 4 hours which could be less if we did not have to wait a few on several holes.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 08/18/2019

Thanks for taking the time and reviewing Loch March. We were more than happy to accommodate and offer you a new tee time. To ensure the best experience for our guests, our ambassadors strive to maintain an acceptable pace of play. We will share your comments with all of our team members.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Amazing Course

The only negative issue with the round were the mosquitos because of the recent rains. But the course was in great condition. Very memorable experience. I would put this this course on my to play again list. Can't wait to come back. (minus the mosquitos)

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 08/18/2019

Thanks for taking the time and reviewing Loch March. We have been in direct contact with the City of Ottawa anti-mosquito squad and learned that Kanata North is one of the first areas in Ontario where experts are attempting to control a new invasive species of mosquito. The spring floods and persistent rains left the grounds so saturated that water would just pool and not seep into the ground - ideal conditions for mosquitoes to breed. Our guests have been reporting fine playing conditions throughout the day for several weeks now. We look very much forward to welcoming you again!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

loch marsh

nous avons bien aimer...les vert étais parfait,les allées aussi..nous avons jouer de tertres gold,humm un peu dur pour nous...les maringouins ouff trop c'est trop

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 08/18/2019

Merci d'avoir partager vos commentaires au sujet de Loch March. Nous avons été en contact avec l'escouade anti-moustique de la Ville d'Ottawa qui tente de contrôler la propagation d'une nouvelle espèce de moustiques qui a fait son apparition en Ontario cet été. Nous sommes heureux de constater que la présence de moustiques a considérablement décru ces derniers temps. Au plaisir de vous accueillir à nouveau!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun and Challenging

Overall a fun and challenging course. Good topography, challenging sand trap placement and water hazards. A bit jammed in terms of number of people playing the course. Fairways and greens in very good condition. Some mosquitos and deer flies so bring the bug juice! Would definitely recommend the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 08/18/2019

Thanks for taking the time and reviewing Loch March. To ensure the best experience for our guests, our golf ambassadors strive to maintain an agreeable pace of play. We shared your comments with our team members. We hope to be able to welcome you again soon!

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Played On
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best course conditions in Ottawa

Course is in the best shape by far out of any course around! Greens are beautiful. Great fairways and tee blocks. Best bang for the buck.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 08/18/2019

Thanks for taking the time and submitting this very positive review. We look forward to welcoming you again soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Course was great, price was great, most staff were great. Mainly just a complaint about the attitude of the other golfers on the course of the day and the specific marshall working who had a poor ability to identify and resolve issues of pace of play and golf etiquette. We were a foursome and the Marshall kept pushing twosomes through us, we finished in 4hrs 7minutes after playing three twosomes through which is a reasonable time on its own before you consider all the time we spent waiting for groups to play through us. The golfers behind us most of the round were running & sprinting on the greens taking short cuts to the tee boxes and playing into us repeatedly, all of which didn’t concern the Marshall just that we were behind pace of the twosomes on his course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 08/18/2019

Thanks for taking the time and reviewing Loch March. To ensure the best experience for our guests, our golf ambassadors strive to maintain an agreeable pace of play. We were sorry to read that your experience did not meet completely with your expectations. We have raised your comments with our team members. We hope to be able to welcome you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Fantastic condition

Unlike most of the courses in the Ottawa area, this course is in outstanding condition. Great patio with good food and friendly service. This is a challenging course, so play from the appropriate tee boxes. Friendly Marshalls ensure good pace of play. If looking for appropriate public course, play this one.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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TeamLochMarch
Commented On 08/18/2019

Thanks for taking the time and leaving these very positive comments about Loch March. We shared your kind comments with our team members. We look forward to welcoming you again!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Beauty course

Had a great time at Lock March yesterday. Couse and greens were true and gorgeous.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented On 08/18/2019

Thanks for taking the time and leaving these very positive comments about Loch March. We shared your kind comments about course conditions with our groundskeeping team. We look forward to welcoming you again!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice track

Nice golf course, excellent shape but too many mosquitoes for me to go back for the price

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

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