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4.1
312 Reviews (312)
5 Stars
119
4 Stars
143
3 Stars
26
2 Stars
17
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
85.7%
Recommend this course
275 out of 312 reviews
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4.4
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.9%
Recommend this course
13 out of 14 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.9
46 Reviews (46)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.2
80.4%
Recommend this course
37 out of 46 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6358 yards
Slope 130
Rating 71.1

At Hockley Valley, acclaimed golf architect Thomas McBroom has created an unforgettable Scottish-style links course worthy of this beautiful natural landscape. Centerpiece of a 300-acre, four-season luxury resort, the course winds through the hill and vale terrain with its immaculate fairways, imposing landscapes and fast greens. Known as the "shot makers' course", Hockley Valley challenges the versatile golfers and rewards accuracy.

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Course Details

Year Built 1990
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Apr 15 to Nov 15
Architect Thomas McBroom (1990)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Standard golf attire is required at all times

Reviews

4.1
312 Reviews (312)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 19
Dinner 15
Brunch 12
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 53
Undulating Greens 40
Narrow Fairways 32
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 43
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 39
A Weekend Splurge 23
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 40
At a Resort 38
Convenient to the City 9

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

All things considered with all we all are going through, a perfect round of golf. Nice to get out and get fresh air.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Good Round at Hockley Valley

Always wanted to play and finally did. Went by myself and was placed with another twosome. What you see is what you get with the course. No tricks. Narrow fairways. No bunkers but very thick rough. Narrow greens. Need to find short stuff or you have no choice but to lay up. Course was in good condition except for a few tees boxes. Greens rolled well. Pace of play was good except for a group of 4 ahead of us that decided to really take their time. Would have loved to stay for food afterwards but COVID says otherwise. Would definitely come back!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Spectacular views

Great views of the surrounding area & the par 3’s are spectacular. A unique experience & well worth the visit. An emphasis on accuracy & keeping the ball in play to have a chance of scoring well. I will definitely play again especially in the fall.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A real gem

Great golf course, very picturesque.
My foresome had an enjoyable round.
Definitely will play here again

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

Hockley Valley Resort Course

The Course itself was in Great shape .... pins were put in very accessible locations .... only constructive criticism I have was that the Greens were a little slow .... given the fact the course hasn't been open long they get a Mulligan for that .... overall course conditions were excellent ..... Staff friendly and attentive ... told about Procedures in place ..... Carts were throughly cleaned and Sanitized ..... felt safe and comfortable .... my friend and I through online booking were paired with another twosome .... Great guys .... great banter between the 4 of us .... Social distancing measures between us in place ...... outstanding day .... I will be back ..... Bravo to Hockley and to GolfNow ....

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Harder than it looks on the score card

Hardest 5200yard course, I’ve ever played. No easy holes.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always been one of my favourite courses. Still is.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Average course that needs more care

Hidden deep in west side of GTA, the golf course claims it is a "must play" in GTA. Double as a resort and skiing place, first impression when we got into the compound was not very positive. while some staff were friendly but others were on the edge of rude. Due to the COVID-19, there were a few extra rules to follow, but then the staff broke them anyways, but grapping IDs from us, talking to us in close distance. The car path badly need a make-over. The condition on the green was OK, but the fairways were full of divots, not well maintained.
You can surely find better deal for your money somewhere else.

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

Fantastic

What a great coarse very challenging and very well kept I will for sure golf here again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

First round since the lockdown

Played on “opening” day.

Course condition was outstanding for opening day.

Greens are 5/10 for speed.

Single person per cart use. Pace was slow as a result but not because of others in front but by time required to all drive a cart.

I’ll be back soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hockley Valley Golf Course Review

Played on what is probably the last week of the golf season for 2019. Lots of leaves (as to be expected) which made finding balls (even in the fairway) challenging.
Lots of rain during the previous few days created some "mushy" areas but greens were in good condition for the time of year. Although the ball definitely does not travel as far in the cooler fall air, the scenery makes it always nice to play this particular course at this time of year.
Always a challenge requiring use of virtually every club in your bag.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 17
Skill Intermediate
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 Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great course; poor management

Yes, the course is excellent in all regards. However, our power cart died in the middle of the 13th fairway. Good thing I had my cell phone with me. We called the pro-shop. They got another cart to us in 15-20 minutes. We thought that the proshop manager would offer some kind of compensation to us afterwards to account for our time lost due to their poorly charged cart. Not only would they do nothing for us , their attitude to us was totally unapologetic. Left a bad taste in our mouths. One wonders how often carts die on their course..

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Challenging and enjoyable golf course

Hockley Valley presents a challenge to golfers at every level, but it's an enjoyable trek around the Niagara Escarpment. The course is beautifully laid out among the hills and valleys. Being straight off the tee is a must because fescue, creeks and trees await your hook or slice. I prefer to walk when I play, but the frequent steep climbs and the distance from greens to tees on several holes make it much easier to ride a cart. I've played this course in the fall and it's breathtaking with the changing colours. About an hour's drive northwest of Toronto.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Last Summer Weekend

Great Day , course played very forgiving, greens were soft and pin placement were very challenging. Need to get one more round in the Fall

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

Overall the course was in good shape

The overall course conditions were good except for some of the cart paths which were in need of work. My wife and I arrived early for our time and after checking in at the pro shop we still had 15 minutes to our tee time. So my wife went in to use the washroom facility while I waited outside by the pro shop. I was approached by the gentleman in charge of loading the carts and he informed me that they were waiting for us on the tee. When we arrived at the first tee we barely had time to get our clubs out as they were already hitting. Felt rushed and all if since for the first few holes as a result. Kind of put a damper on the whole round for us. Won't be returning anytime soon

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
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