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3.6
199 Reviews (199)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
107
3 Stars
40
2 Stars
13
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.1
77.9%
Recommend this course
166 out of 199 reviews
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2.8
18 Reviews (18)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
4
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.8
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.6
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
3.5
50.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 18 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.1
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
3.8
71.8%
Recommend this course
28 out of 39 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6543 yards
Slope 126
Rating 71.1

Also known as Doon Valley Golf Club - Championship Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1955
Golf Season Apr 15 to Oct 30

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $19.50
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Showers, Lockers

Reviews

3.6
199 Reviews (199)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 13
Thick Rough 13
Narrow Fairways 11
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 13
Locals 12
Walkers 10
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 21

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Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

This course had amazing greens

Considering is was a very very hot and humid day, did not see drinks cart till going to 16th hole.
Surely the idea of a drinks cart is to drive around So patrons can purchase drinks and/ or snacks.
Management need to fix this quickly as this heatwave is not going away.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0

Poor Service

Not happy with the service. No chance to purchase beverages during a 5.5 hour round.
Course over booked trying to get money due to Covid lost revenue, waited on every single hole. Minimum of 10 minutes every hole.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course - Poor management

Played 18 here. Course is nice, very dry but it has been very warm and dry conditions for the last week or two.
Waited on every single hole for usually over 10 minutes. Marshal did nothing to manage log jam of players. Course over booked and was very frustrating.
Also over 4.5 hours on the course didn’t even have one opportunity to purchase beverages.
Experience could have been much better without changing conditions...

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Staff are unprofessional

Was treated horribly by individual providing carts, the people in the pro shop and the starter.

My tee time was not on their list, despite having booked and paid for it. The starter threatened to kick me off the course as I warmed up on the tee deck, despite having just paid for my round and arriving on time for my tee off. His approach was far worse than the mixup with the tee times: he stated “have you played this course before? My response was no. He then told me that if I’d like to play today that I’d exit the tee deck immediately. This was my first dialogue with him. I was 15 minutes late teeing off because of this mixup.

I was told a beverage person would be on the course on two holes and that wasn’t the case. We needed water badly. The course was littered with empty beer cans and the greens were fried. They may need a new irrigation system... or new staff. Regardless, I wouldn’t pay $3 to play this course. .

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course conditions

Poor course conditions this year,. as the sign says

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Staff a bit rude

Booked a tee time for the first time at Doon Valley. Paid for a group of 4. My partner and I arrived 10 minutes early and were told to wait for our entire group to check in. We explained our other two players were running late and we’d check in for them and get our carts ready. We were denied which was strange and we were told to come as an entire group. When they did arrive, less than 2 Minutes after our tee time, we were denied entry to the course for being late. Made no sense that we wanted to check in for them 10m early and expedite the process, then turned away for being late.

Anyways, the female staff who actually turned us down were quite polite but the greeter, who asked us COVID related questions and told us to come back as a complete foursome, was rude and a sore to talk to. Honestly, wouldn’t want to deal with him on a daily basis. For that, I’m not even going to try this place ever again.

Friendliness Poor
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Not a easy first time course to play

some real beautiful looking holes, but not that many
very difficult to see where you're going
Very bad thick nasty rough everywhere
yardages were very difficult to see or locate
depth perception is very difficult, some holes look very far but are close and some look close but are very long.
personally I'd recommend another course but this is a bit cheaper if you're desperate to get out.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good, but potential to be great

Unique course with a lot of large mature trees. Not the most walker friendly course ever as the gap between certain holes is very long.

Clubhouse was not serving any bottled water or Gatorade which I had not seen at any other course this year.

A little slow pace of play wise but not the worst I've seen. Some.of the fairways needed to be cut and the greens needed work.

For the price and the look of the course it is well worth your money.

Any other year where the staff has more time to prepare the course and serve beverages I'm sure this is one of the best deals out there.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 48
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 97
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Ontario Advisor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Not as Good as it Should Be!

Very disappointed with our round today. Considering the course was closed for a week longer than the other courses in the area, it is not in good shape! Rough is REALLY rough. It has not been kept up to be ready for opening. Where it is cut, it has dead cut grass lieing all over the place. The fairways are yellow because they waited too long to cut them. The greens are really slow and have been aerated within the past week. Not a good value for your money. They have no drinks on sale at all and we were not advised of that until we got there with NO drinks!! It was way too hot to play with no drinks! They should have at least had bottled water for customers. The customer service was non-existent. I even returned the cart to the usual spot and was told to take it to the maintenance shed. I don't work there! Not a good experience. Every other course is selling drinks! Won't be back for a while! Too many other good courses out there!

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Garbage conditions

Greens are ruined fairways and rough are poorly kempt

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Don't you even care

Horrible conditions grass clippings left behind thick rough yardage not disable deplorable greens.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Not recommended

This course should be power cart only !
Not many people today but I had to wait every single hole.
Group of walkers try to play fast but too many walks between holes.
And there was no course marshall..
this course is good for off season only.. it will be pretty bad on peak season for sure.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Doon 18

The staff here is amazing
The course is great for all levels of golfers, i would recommend this to all of my friends

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