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4.9
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Conditions
4.0
Value
4.9
Layout
5.0
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.7
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Amenities
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5.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 72
Length 6836 yards
Slope 132
Rating 72.4
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6836 yards 72.4 132
Gold 72 6392 yards 71.1 126
Gold 72 6392 yards 76.5 131
Blue 72 5941 yards 68.3 122
Red 72 5279 yards 64.6 112
Scorecard for Blackhorse Golf & Country Resort
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 72.2/130 391 234 494 394 381 239 407 521 386 3447 513 387 433 140 375 373 439 195 534 3389 6836
Gold M: 70.1/124 W: 76.1/133 365 206 466 362 374 209 380 498 371 3231 477 352 410 129 351 356 411 165 510 3161 6392
Blue M: 67.8/121 W: 73.2/127 347 185 446 338 330 190 337 473 344 2990 443 330 372 117 328 335 375 138 490 2928 5918
Red M: 64.8/114 W: 69.8/117 289 139 425 319 290 146 307 410 319 2644 414 280 336 110 315 280 324 123 420 2602 5246
Handicap 18 6 4 14 16 10 8 2 12 13 7 5 17 9 11 1 15 3
Par 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 5 4 36 5 4 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 18 12 4 8 16 14 10 2 6 3 13 7 17 9 15 5 11 1

Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No beachwear. No muscle shirts, tank-tops or halter tops. No cut-off apparel of any kind

Reviews

4.9
24 Reviews (24)
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5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Bring your driving game!

14/18 holes are driver off the tee. Greens are a challenge.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

The Ugly, The Bad and The Good

The Ugly ... The greeting in the clubhouse was on a spectrum from standoffish to downright rude (see some of the earlier reviews). Hard to fathom anything but excellent customer service especially when the course is relatively remote and surrounded by seasonal cottagers and tourists.

The Bad ...I played this track the year it opened and the "clubhouse" remains the same old trailer with very spartan facilities to say the least. On a sunny Monday during high season in the middle of Lake Huron cottage country and there was no service cart on the golf course. Hard to imagine.

The Good ... The golf course itself is excellent. The greens roll fast and true yet hold an approach shot. There's lots of variety in the holes and not much in the way of tricks. It's a pleasure to play and with (I think) 5 tee decks there's a yardage pretty much anyone can play from. You'll hit pretty much every club in the bag. My only complaint about the course itself would be to echo that of the other reviews - the traps could use some work and better sand.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem

Great shape and fantastic layout and a few picturesque holes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love all the Holes, great course layout

Only thing that wasn't great was the green had just been punched, and sanded, but to be expected this time of year. Grass is lush and all fairways well maintained, given the amount of recent rain

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great

Overall conditions were great, greens in particular. Excellent value.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Enjoyable Course

We went to Blackhorse Sep 19 and enjoyed it. It was the first time my wife had played the back 9 and I have been there many times. The conditions were good with great turf and reasonable greens. The only complaint is the bunkers that have more stones than they should. This is a long term problem at this course.
They don't spend too much on the clubhouse etc. but concentrate on the course which is good.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course with fabulous backgrounds

Had a great time at one of my favorite courses. Staff was friendly, course conditions were good ( other than the greens were recently aerated - but you expect that at this time of the year)

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

The course was in great shape, the holes in the old sand pit are great.

It would be nice to have more info as far as distance for tee to water. also maybe a hole lay out.(drawing) some holes are blind shots. Course plays fair sand & water do come into play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fast and smooth greens

Very nice course. I recommend it but I wouldn't want to play this course more than once. It's just too far and it's out in the middle of no where. They do not have a club house! The pro shop and club house is a trailer! It's just a bit small time operation.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful layout and condition

The course played was very well kept, the grass was beautiful everywhere, tee boxes were not dried out and the greens were immaculate. Layout was challenging for newer folders, but someone who played regularly could see great success, as most holes were wide open, with water hazards on outskirts.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great outing.

The course was in great condition, the bunkers however need work.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Option

We played here on a day that was 34 degrees plus humidex. it was a fun day with friends. Very hot, the cart girls were nice but the guy working in the pro shop needs a serious attitude adjustment!

oh well dont let him change your plans

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course. Strange staff

I arrived about 1 and a half hour early to warm up. I asked the staff if I could tee off early which I was told no and had to wait to the rest of my party arrived. I was a single. So I went to the putting green and putted for over half an hour and say no one tee off.
Went back to the pro shop where the staff told me the rest of my party had showed up and I could tee off along with three other groups all at the same time. After I teed off with my party I discovered they had arrived two hours early and asked to tee off early as we'll because it was expected to rain in the afternoon. They too were denied the chance to go off.
So four groups all bunched up made play slower then it could and we did get caught in the rain.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Black Horse is a hidden Gem

Well maintained and Challenging course. Very affordable. Staff was amazing. Greens are comparable to Lora Bay. This course will challenge all levels of players.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

very nice

very nice course, the course is in very nice shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

this course is well maintained

The pro-shop staff was very unpleasantness. but I liked the course very much and enjoyed.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

great greens

very nice course, played from the front tees and had some good birdy ops

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

Great greens, good layout.

The course has a nice variety of holes, most with generous fairways and great greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fairways and Greens are the best in the area.

This course is 50 miles north of my cottage, but I prefer it to anything closer. Undulated greens, water, elevated tees: a very challenging course well worth the drive if you are in Bayfield or Goderich.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good

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