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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6271 yards
Slope 120
Rating 69.3

Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Blue grass
Golf Season Apr 1 to Oct 30

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.0
32 Reviews (32)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 7
Water Hazards 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Unbeatable value

Great condition, and friendly staff makes this course one of the best values in all of Ontario! A good mix of some easy a very tough holes for all levels.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Best in the area

We have been renting a cottage in Grand Bend for the last couple of years and can always count on Widder for the best best for your time and money.

From the time you pull in and check in the staff is friendly and helpful.

Course conditions impressed me with the lack of rain we have had this summer. The renovated bunkers were excellent to play out of.and greens held and rolled nicely.

All around well earned 5 stars, no complaints here, we'll be back and playing again this week and for years to come.

Thanks for great vacation memories Widder Station.

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

Lovely course

The course was in excellent condition and was not overly busy - obviously well managed by the staff. Beautiful scenery. Can't wait to play there again!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in great condition

Course in great shape staff very friendly resturant and clubhouse was emasculate.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

What a Deal!

Wanted to take my son out ... only his second time on a real course. Didn't catch anyone 'til the 11th, and we weren't pressured from behind. A good learning experience for him. A couple of blind doglegs to the right make it interesting (hadn't been there in years), but I'd go back in a heartbeat. Worth the drive from London.
Note: Nice young man greeted us upon arrival in the parking lot and loaded our bags onto the cart!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Widder is a fun course

The greens survived a horrible winter rather well and the overall conditioin was quite good. There are a number of different and interesting hole types and it was fun to play this course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Terrific golf course

First time playing Widder Station so I took a cart but otherwise it would be a fine course to walk. This is a really terrific golf course, probably the best bang-for-your-buck, especially at GN Hot Deal prices. Great variety and challenge, fast greens which took the break out of a lot of putts. Some blind shots and many opportunities to get your balls wet. Strategic shot-making is critical on a few holes. Overall, A++. Will golf here again when I am in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Starter

Starter is needed here. Golfers lined up. Pay for tee time. When you check in him or her tells you a couple of times ahead of you your good to go. But when you get there you have 4 or 5 ahead of you. When we arrived to get our cart the fellow bringing up the carts played the group behind us. The course was wet in areas. This fellow went through these areas to spin the wheels of the cart???? He new the ranger on the course as they talked about the previous day as we waited to tee off on the next holes.. Some management is needed here.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Nice Layout

Played on a Saturday Afternoon--pace of play quite slow as we were a twosome following a couple slow foursomes .. Fairways quite dried out and rough very dry. Greens in fair shape with some scorched spots [about 10% of each green] . With some rain , course should come back nicely.. Give it a try during the week when fewer cottagers around.

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

Intriguing holes

While the course could be in better shape, holes like 11 and 18 really make it an enjoyable round. Will definitely be back if golf now has more hot deals here.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Good course, good deal but very slow

Very slow and the marshall did nothing about it. Other than that it was a good course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

This course has character

This course is very open to wind conditions. Club selection depending on the wind could be 3 different clubs. There are a few risk reward holes that can get you into trouble if you choose "RISK"

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

Good Golf @Widder

Course is in good shape, very little winter kill on the greens.. Staff very helpful and friendly. A little tight is places but challenging.. Tee boxes seem to overlap at times but manageable. Good course overall, will return for another round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

A great golf afternoon

My wife and I enjoyed a fun round of golf. The pace was good, the conditions were great, and the weather was perfect. The greens were fast and true, the fairways were firm, and the staff were friendly. Ww booked through GolfNow and received a Hot Deal. This course is worth another visit;

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Swing or Miss

I've played this course a dozen or so times, its usually in very good shape and offers great value through GolfNow. Its a par 72 and is relatively easy and forgiving. Everyone is really nice. Weekend rounds are consistently 4 1/2 hrs + (Sunday took 5hrs 30 minutes!).

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice layout

The greens had a few spotty patches but not too bad
Fairways were very hard even cracked in places
I would play this coarse again but later after they get some rain

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great value

Can't beat widder, playable for all skill levels, because of wet spring not up to normal conditions, but getting close. As always great experience from the time you arrive until you leave. When I walked in the door the staff knew who I was and that it was a golf now reservation

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

Its like playing in your back yard

over all course lay out was nice, but the tee placards don't really show much, like where the green is. there is a driveable par 4 on the front nine if you aim 45 degrees right of the fairway about 230 or 240 yrds.
The fairway grass is about 1 inch long and not cut, but pushed over from the excess water, really wet. The tee box has 2 inch or better uncut grass with lots of dandelions. I will make another trip out in July or August to see if its any better.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Enjoyable

The course was in good condition, pace of play was very slow and we did not see any ranger on the course.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good value for the money.

Nice shape and a friendly staff. Great place for a quick 18.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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