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4.3
135 Reviews (135)
5 Stars
76
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
89.7%
Recommend this course
121 out of 135 reviews
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4.0
1 Reviews (1)
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4 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
5.0
Value
3.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
2.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.0
100.0%
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1 out of 1 reviews
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4.2
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1
Conditions
4.2
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
83.3%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6649 yards
Slope 144
Rating 72.0
Book a Tee Time at
The Rock Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2004
Golf Season Year round
Architect Nick Faldo (2004) IMG Worldwide

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Regular golf attire is required, which excludes denim garments, cut off shorts, work boots, or high heels.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Canada (2016 #20)

Reviews

4.3
135 Reviews (135)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Patio Dining 11
Dinner 9
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 21
Bunkers 18
Undulating Greens 15
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 19
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 19
A Weekend Splurge 12
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 15
At a Resort 13

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Terrible pace

The course claims extended time of 17 mins between groups. We started on time but as we were hitting our approach on the first hole par 4, another single already hit his tee shots which is well under 10 mins of our start time. We let the single pass up on the next hole #2 par 3, but in that time another single arrived at hole #2. The pace throughout the round is such that another group was always waiting behind us. We (4) finished just under 4 hours and felt this to be a very rushed round overall. The course would have been a lot more enjoyable if they did a better job spacing out groups.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course somewhat difficult for average golfer

This is a beautiful course however, very difficult for an average golfer. Many blind shots, many holes on an angle and course was extremely wet.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Breathtaking and everything I have imagined it to be

Wow! We were able to book this round early that morning through GolfNow. From the moment we arrived we were treated like royalty. The started even got us out early. The course is simply amazing. I played from the golds but a few of the golds were moved up to the green tees. The greens were faster than we are used to but roll true. Several greens funnel off to collection areas so be careful of the pins you shoot at. It was an extremely warm mid September day and the course was very busy. Front nine we played in less that 2 hours but the back nine was very congested. That was okay as it gave us time to really take in the beauty of this layout. We will return!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Challenging course

You need to hit on the fairway most of the time otherwise if your ball hit the rock it will go everywhere. Overall it is a very nice and beautiful course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The Rock

Price was very reasonable and the check-in very quick.
I thoroughly enjoyed the layout of the course with tricky greens but they rolled very true.
The front nine is a bit easier than the back but the 12th hole is definitely the signature.
Loved playing The Rock & would recommend it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Unplayable greens

We were shocked to find the greens SANDED.
There was no mention of it when we checked in for our round!!!. Not was there a warning on the Golfnow booking site.
Being early for our round, we asked to go out earlier, as the golf course was open/clear with nobody on the first tee. The reply shocked us: "our policy is to make you wait, because you're here on a Hot Deal!"
How welcoming!
Could not enjoy the round, as we had too many three-puts on the Unplayable, SANDED greens.
Don't play the Rock!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

This is a special course

all the tee boxes on the holes are correctly laid out, for instance, on a par 5 hole, your tee shot Is placed in the right position for your second shot, and your third shot to the green is not too far for your ball to stop within reasonable distance from the hole or green depending on how accurate it is.
the course is beautiful, and well looked after.
you feel special while playing and afterwards.
it motivates you to play better.
I've been looking for a course like this for many years.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fantastic Muskoka landscapes abound

This is my favourite cottage country course. The challenges are many, with blind tee shots, granite outcroppings and plenty of forced carries to test your course management skills. For a first-timer, the layout is deceiving and should be played with someone with course knowledge, otherwise you might get frustrated easily. Looking forward to another round during the height of the fall colours. The views are spectacular!!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

top notch

Starting off with heavy downpours so the round was delayed by about an hour (apparently the other golfnow members cancelled). I drove about 40 min to get to the course and staff were excellent allowing us to play but stay on the PATH ONLY - better than cancelling and the course is so NICE (well maintained) that it would be a sin not to take care of it. Poured heavily for two holes so waited it out under some coverage. The ROCK does indeed 'rock'. Best course ever !!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

DO NOT BOOK THROUGH GOLF NOW

This course is beautiful and very challenging. I would highly recommend to anyone but DO NOT BOOK THROUGH GOLF NOW. We paid $180 for a "HOT DEAL" and when arriving at the course saw that we could have paid $69/person which included cart, bbq lunch and a one beer.
The course offers almost daily deals that are much better than the app offers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

True Muskoka Golf

This is a wonderfully scenic Muskoka course with granite outcropping and tree lined fairways! The course is in very good condition and the staff friendly and helpful!
You won’t regret playing this course!
Enjoy.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Previously Played

True Muskoka Course

A wonderful course in great condition that truly represents Muskoka golf. Don’t miss an opportunity to play this challenging course!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course, both challenging and fair. Definitely a must play!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course Wow'd me.....conditions were excellent....course cut was like I've never seen. "So Sharp" beautiful course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Make good shots or pay sir nick

Sir nick has make a nice track its fricken hard make good shots or pay the piper

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Faldo's Folly

Very difficult course for mid to high handicap players. Terrific shape even with freshly punched greens. Well named and interesting design. It demands another play because now you know what to avoid and where to aim. Many carrys are just too long for the average player. Many greens are huge and create bug time 3 putt potential.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rugged and challenging

The course is very picturesque and though fairways are wide enough, there isnt much forgiveness off them. Conditioning and greens were excellent. We played at 730am and there was no food available and didnt see the cart until 11 - also water on only 2 holes so come prepared. Overall, a must play in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Terrible Beauty

Fantastic course but it beats you up if you’re not careful and a very good putter

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