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4.3
153 Reviews (153)
5 Stars
89
4 Stars
47
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
82.7%
Recommend this course
135 out of 153 reviews
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4.3
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
78.9%
Recommend this course
15 out of 19 reviews
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4.4
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
80.0%
Recommend this course
16 out of 20 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6649 yards
Slope 144
Rating 72.0
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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
153 Reviews (153)

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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Reviews 16
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Disorganized from arrival

Arrived 45 minutes early for our 1148am tee time only to be told there was a roughly 2 hour delay due to frost in the morning. There were exactly 4 people waiting to tee off. The starter and other some other minion refused to let people tee off even when it was obvious the early tee times had decided not to show up. (Those were the members of course) .
After finally getting started roughly an hour late thanks to a new arriving staff member who had some common sense ... the course is terrible. Sure the layout has some moments but it is way too tricked up, too many blind spots. As a vacationing golfer, looking for an enjoyable round, go anywhere else. This place requires multiple visits to figure out all the idiotic nuances.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Muskoka Must

Loved the course, layout and experience..
It’s a must play if you are looking for a golf treat..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fall 2020

Friendly staff on arrival, easy checkin, guided to 1st tee by starter, course (tee blocks, traps, fairways and greens) in exceptional condition. Very challenging off the tee, and approach shots to green.
After golf COVID friendly patio lunch was delicious

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A must play!

Had a fantastic round despite a terrible score! Challenging for a beginner with fast and undulating greens, but the beauty of this gem of a course will leave you in awe! Course was in great condition, hit the range before too which was fun with lots of targets (flags and bunkers). Highly recommend!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Challenging

This course is hard. Accuracy is at a premium. Bring plenty of balls. Greens are vey fast and undulating. Loved it. Some very picturesque holes. Unfortunately the day I played it. It was very wet. So you ended up hitting it fat lots of times because of the conditions. That added to score quite easily. Would love to try it again with better weather and dryer conditions. A must play for all especially low handicappers.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart

Handy cup

Gave us handy cap flag but roped off the fair ways so you could not use fhem . Two of could not play all the hole.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Tranquil setting, a true test of shot-making

One could not stop but think how Nick Faldo must have felt priviledged given the task of designing a golf course on this beautiful tract of land meandering over peaks and valleys, dotted with granite shelves and buttes. While the course is challenging in every aspect, there are plenty of tee options to fit a player's handicap. Dispense with the ego and play from the suggested tee box and begin to enjoy the natural features of this fine course.
Electric carts would be a welcome change, as well as GPS. Such a serene setting, the gas motor noise pierces the quiet that exists within the course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing views

1st time playing here. Have been going to Muskoka for over 30 years. Have played a lot of the big name courses in the area. The Rock is by far one of my favorites now. Will definitely be back. Staff was very helpful and polite. Keep up the good work.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Gem in Muskoka

The Rock is in great shape and is very playable . Greens were excellent along with the fairways. Staff were very friendly and even had a marshal that was monitoring the pace of play. Would suggest bottled water with carts, as none available on course. ( due to Covid , I would presume) .

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging Course

Beautiful Course and in great shape. Very wet and was cart path only but that was ok.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Beautiful course, very tough

This course is top tier for conditions and views. The pace of play was very good I played as a twosome with my girlfriend and we did not see another person all round it was as if we had the course to ourself. Paid $69 Each for the round which was unreal value for how nice this course is. Each hole is very tight and if you don’t hit the fairway your losing a ball so bring lots of balls. Layout was average the 18th par 5 was strange as I had to layup off the tee leaving no chance to even think about going for in 2

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

bad experience with Golfnow

Made a reservation thru Golfnow to play at Stone Mountain Golf Club in Atlanta, Ga on 5/2/20. Paid $106.90 to Golfnow on your website. When we arrived to play on 5/2 the reservation did not show up and I had to pay again. Both charges showed up on my VISA account. VISA will not reverse the charges and I can't find a way to contact Golfnow to try and resolve the issue.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing

I thoroughly enjoyed this course. It is a longer course than I’m use to so having to use my 6 iron as much as I did was a surprise. I have nothing but great things to say about this course and how they run things!

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