A view over the water of green #2 at Whirlpool Golf Course.
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4.4
852 Reviews (852)
5 Stars
407
4 Stars
350
3 Stars
66
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
11
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
93.4%
Recommend this course
795 out of 852 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.4
128 Reviews (128)
5 Stars
64
4 Stars
56
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.3%
Recommend this course
122 out of 128 reviews
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4.4
132 Reviews (132)
5 Stars
66
4 Stars
57
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
94.7%
Recommend this course
125 out of 132 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7019 yards
Slope 142
Rating 79.6

Located in a spectacular natural setting against the backdrop of the Niagara River whirlpool and gorge, this magnificent and challenging championship course was designed by the legendary golf architect Stanley Thompson. Owned and operated by The Niagara Parks Commission since 1951, Whirlpool is considered as one of the Top 100 Courses in Canada.

Directions: From Toronto: Approach Niagara Falls on the QEW. Just after crossing the St. Catharines Skyway, take the 405 exit towards the Queenston-Lewiston Bridge to the USA. Just before the bridge, take the last exit to the Niagara Parkway. Turn right off the ramp onto the Niagara Parkway. Whirlpool Golf Course is 4km down the road on the right hand side

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Course Details

Year Built 1951
Golf Season Apr 1 to Oct 30

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Showers, Lockers

Reviews

4.4
852 Reviews (852)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 63
19th Hole Scenic Views 52
Patio Dining 45
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 86
Plays Long 51
Elevation Changes 47
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 67
A Weekend Splurge 60
Locals 57
This Course's Location is:
Near Local Attractions 92
Worth the Drive 81
Convenient to the City 70

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5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 64
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Cold weather
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Not bad for $30

Its fall golf so not perfect conditions. The course was in ok shape, greens a bit furry, fairways had some rough patches.. pace was great just over 3hrs. Staff very friendly.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 5
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Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 1
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5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 5
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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Very enjoyable.

Great shape and beautiful greens. Pretty open course. Mid November play and they have removed pretty much all the leaves

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Very decent for November

They did a greta job keeping the course clean and playable given the conditions....well done. Great value for the money..

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 70
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Nice day

Great day for November 6
Course in great shape
Greens true fair ways even cut for this time of year!!

Nice old track!!!!!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Thanks

Thanks for raking the bunkers . Most courses are charging a premium and dont even maintain their bunkers.....BUT you guys do and thanks for doing a simple small thing that means a lot , along with reasonable rates
Other courses take note !!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fall Golf at its Best

Always enjoy playing this course. See a few deer along the back nine was an added bonus.

No complaints, greens were smooth, fairways soft, leaves on the course manageable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Whirlpool

Course was great. If the champion tees were out would have made more or a challenge. Pass of play was quite bad. First course I have ever seen that has expected play in 4.5 hours. Over all quite good

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Niagara Defined

Classic Niagara layout, amazing views, well maintained. Can be slow on weekends in the summer, and the helicopters on the front few holes are a pain. Otherwise, friendly for walking and very enjoyable round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Recently Aerated

Whirlpool is always a joy to play, the layout is challenging and never gets boring. Greens were just aerated but we were aware of that prior to play but since we paid a reduced rate because of the late season it was more than worth it. I will always recommend this course to anyone as it remains one of the best courses in the area if not the entire province to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays Once 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
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