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4.7
113 Reviews (113)
5 Stars
68
4 Stars
38
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
97.9%
Recommend this course
108 out of 113 reviews
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4.7
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.9
98.1%
Recommend this course
51 out of 52 reviews
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4.7
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
40
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.7
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.9
98.1%
Recommend this course
51 out of 52 reviews
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Holes 9
Type Public
Par 27
Length 1074 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Thunderbird Sports Centre - Thunderbird Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1992
Golf Season May 1 to Oct 30

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Showers, Lockers

Reviews

4.7
113 Reviews (113)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 9
Seniors 9
Beginners 8

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Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Really nice par 3

Fisrt game of the season, excellent for starting, a bit too easy. Quality of maintenance and greens are impressive.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Response from on 05/23/2017:
Hi, Yves. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We appreciate the 4-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to earn 5-stars after your next visit. You are welcome to comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. We are glad you enjoyed the course but found it to be less challenging than expected. We will pass this on to our team to make improvements. Thank you for playing Thunderbird Sports Centre.
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good practice course

Interesting par 3 course. But with summer camp during summer days, the pace is extremely slow. Enjoyable nonetheless

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in great shape - perfect for learning the sport !

I played Thunderbird with my 11 year old grandson. He is learning to golf and we appreciate that Thunderbird is a good length to learn.
We were never pushed by the people behind us (also with youth) and enjoyed our round.
I noticed an improvement on the insect situation, as the last time I played there, there were so many mosquitos it was very difficult to focus. This time, it was much better.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great condition

This is an outstanding track to teach a beginner. Greens are very well maintained and there are enough challenges to help sharpen the game of a seasoned golfer

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Superb conditions

Just love this course because of the great conditions - better than 90% of public courses in Ottawa. Also, you can get on and off in 1.5 hours and it don't cost an arm and a leg. Also, it gets your short game going in a really fun way so you can score better when you get to the long courses. What's not to like? Awesome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
52bc18ca-b2dc-5362-8690-09480e6e3fbc
Commented on 07/05/2016

Motorziff -

We are overwhelmed with how much you enjoyed your time playing with us! We value your feedback and appreciate the awesome review! We look forward to your next outing with us and hope that we will see you again real soon!

Best Regards,

Your Friends at
Thunderbird GC Management

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Featured
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Hidden Gem

I've been playing here for years. Taught all 4 of my children to play here.
What a wonderful course, challenging, always in great shape with exceptionally affordable prices(especially through GolfNow!).
I recommend this course to anyone who wants to work on their short game or teach children or newcomers how to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
52bc18ca-b2dc-5362-8690-09480e6e3fbc
Commented on 09/25/2015

Thank you for your continued patronage and wonderful review! We are so happy to hear you have enjoyed many rounds with your family here and we look forward to seeing you back for many more!

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Walked

First time at Thunderbird

I went early, so basically had the course to myself. The sun was a factor (Brightness) at that time and was hard to see for some holes. The course was in very good shape. I went to practice my short game. Only used 8, 9, PW and putter. I enjoyed the course and will go again. Great price using Golfnow!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
52bc18ca-b2dc-5362-8690-09480e6e3fbc
Commented on 09/08/2015

Thank you for your great review! We are happy to hear you found a good value to try out the course. We look forward to your next round with us!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Featured
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Love this course

I play with my 11 yr. old grandson.
It is a great course for juniors.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
52bc18ca-b2dc-5362-8690-09480e6e3fbc
Commented on 08/17/2015

Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear that you and your grandson enjoy a round at Thunderbird together! We hope to see you back for many more!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nice little par 3 course

Great starter course for my 6 year old grandson. play was not forced as many others had their children out as well

52bc18ca-b2dc-5362-8690-09480e6e3fbc
Commented on 08/06/2015

Thank you for your review! We are glad you had an enjoyable time with your grandson. We hope to see you both back soon for another round!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

fun

Very short par 3, longest hole is 140yds.
Fun tho, got through 18 holes in 2 hrs playing 2 balls At a time, good short iron practice and the greens and fairways were in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
52bc18ca-b2dc-5362-8690-09480e6e3fbc
Commented on 07/21/2015

Thank you for your nice review! We feel the course is fun too for all levels and are so glad to hear about your experience! We look forward to your next round!

Played On
Reviews 1
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

LC

Great day, great overall conditions of the course, wonderful surprise. For two gals wanting to walk the course it was ideal. Thank you!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
52bc18ca-b2dc-5362-8690-09480e6e3fbc
Commented on 07/17/2015

Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you had such a great experience! We look forward to your next round.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Walked

Course was great BUT......

I CHOOSE THIS METHOD OF BOOKING BECAUSE THEY ADVERTISED A CERTAIN PRICE. LITTLE DID I KNOW I WOULD BE PAYING
"EXTRA" MONEY FOR THE CONVENIENCE!!!!!
WILL LOOK FOR BETTER MEANS OF RESERVING A TEE TIME IN FUTURE AND WILL CERTAINLY WARN OTHERS OF THIS EXTRA FEE!

Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 06/10/2016

They have service charges. Its life

52bc18ca-b2dc-5362-8690-09480e6e3fbc
Commented on 07/08/2015

Thank you for your feedback. We apologize that you were inconvenienced with the transaction fees that may be found on certain booking sites. One reason we offer special rates online is to counter this. Please visit our website at http://thunderbirdsportscentre.com to reserve all but the Hot Deal Times without fees.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Featured
Previously Played

Thunderbird part 3 great!

Great bargain for a 9 hole course. Conditions of course were excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
52bc18ca-b2dc-5362-8690-09480e6e3fbc
Commented on 09/25/2015

Thank you for your review! We are so happy to hear you found a great value in your tee time with us, and we hope to see you back soon for another one!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course was empty

Great place to practice. Nobody was there so I played three balls

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
52bc18ca-b2dc-5362-8690-09480e6e3fbc
Commented on 06/10/2015

Thank you very much for your review! We hope you come back for another round soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Walked

Great for your short game

Great practice for your short game. Tee boxes are in pretty good shape overall. Have to hit over water on one hole and it comes into play a bit on another. Bunkers to consider on most holes...green are nice to putt on and can be tricky on a few holes.

The bugs are a bit of a nuisance on the last 4-5 holes...they have bug spray at the cash...us it. Only takes 60-80 minutes to play 9...really enjoyed the course!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great for the whole family

Nice course, well taken care of for a par 3. Great place for beginners

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Good Little Course

The course is in excellent shape and is a good place to practice your short game and putting

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

great for beginners

Took wife for her first round ever. Wanted short holes and relaxed atmosphere. Great condition overall. She wants to play again, so it must have been good. Thanks.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Walked

Great short game practice course

Strange entrance way into a parking lot that does not really indicate the 9 hole golf course. Very pleasant reception and the reservation was up on the system ready to go. The screen should only indicate 9 holes. If you want to do it again it costs $10. Push/Pull carts just a couple bucks. The course is very well maintained. It looked like no one had ever played the grass was good well manicured and the greens in impeccable state. This is a terrific course to practice your short game. All you need to take is your putter, 9 iron, 8 iron and maybe a 7. Only complaint was the amount of little black nats along the way.

Will definitely go again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Great golf course

We had a great afternoon. This golf course is very nice.

Difficulty Moderate
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