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4.2
68 Reviews (68)
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
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3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.7
79.9%
Recommend this course
61 out of 68 reviews
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4.0
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
3.6
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.0
76.9%
Recommend this course
10 out of 13 reviews
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4.0
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.0
76.9%
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10 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Private/Resort
Par 34
Length 2754 yards
Slope 123
Rating 33.4
Book a Tee Time at
The Diamond 'in the Ruff' Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1993
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Apr 1 to Dec 1 (closed on Mondays)
Architect Stephen Young

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $20
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.2
68 Reviews (68)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 13
Walkers 10
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent course

The course was in great shape. The lady at the proshop was friendly and very accomodating. The layout is challenging but fair. Overall, we had a great experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Beautiful layout

Great layout and great gardens throughout the course. Pretty well conditioned except for a few spots.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tee offs

Worst tee offs I have played in a very long time. The rest of the course was in mint condition and the lady who checked us in was awesome.

I have played here a few times and I would play again but not for the amount of money.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Average

Personally played here a bunch of times pre-pandemic. Never had any real issues, staff is always friendly and helpful and the course is typically in decent shape.

Booked a round for a visiting friend of mine and my parents a few days ago. Toonie Tuesday which is $2 a hole so the price was great. Friend from out of town didn’t have his clubs with him so we had to rent some, lefties at that, which they had in supply so that was a great surprise! Upon arrival I dropped him off to go pay while I parked my vehicle and this is where the troubles began. When he arrived at the cashier to pay her, he wasn’t exactly sure if it was booked under my first or last name but he knew the tee time, the amount of people playing, and the fact that left handed clubs had been rented. So when he was asked if it was under my first or last name he gave last, when in fact I had booked it under my first name. My fault, but when he told her he was unsure of the name but informed her of everything else he was told that he should “have some more conviction”. A bit of a rude/odd thing to say if you’re in the service industry if you ask me. Once they had that straightened out he wasn’t really told clearly enough which clubs to take(or maybe he was so taken aback that he wasn’t thinking clearly) he grabbed a right handed set by accident as they were sitting right where she pointed apparently. So once we were teeing off we noticed and had to come back off the first tee box to get the right set of clubs obviously. When we finally did get them after some confusion on whether they even had any to give us(booked them in advance), we received roughly half a set of clubs missing a bunch of random irons even though we paid to rent a full set of clubs.

The cart that my elderly parents received had not even been cleaned out as there were still wrappers and actual half eaten food in their cup holders...not the service one would come to expect during this crisis. Clubs should be going above and beyond to ensure the safety of their patrons in a time like this, or they shouldn’t be open.

Finally, the very first women’s tee box was a desolate, sandy grave of what once was. As opposed to the men’s which were in great shape. Not the best look when trying to get business back.

Overall it was a good experience as most of the staff was friendly and it was a beautiful day, and I wish I could chalk up the negatives to Covid, but frankly I don’t believe it really had any bearing on them. Most of it was human error and easily remedied. I had a great time personally, and wouldn’t have even bothered with this write up until I was prompted by Golfnow. But had I been an elderly female, or someone who had to rent clubs I might have left with a sour taste in my mouth.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Hot Deal wasnt so Hot

Booked 9 holes for 2 players for the "Hot Deal" of $18 each (plus GN convenience fee of course and arrived at course to find out that it's $9 per player all day on Mondays... should I be annoyed at GN or Diamon in the Ruff?? Probably both!

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Great for beginners

Short coarse that is fine for beginners but for $40-$50 better to spend the extra $20 and play a regular sized course as you will get more golf out of it.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Walk in the Park

Great course layout designed for Families and beginner to intermediate golfers. Diamond in the Ruff is especially pleasing to the eye since it is very nicely groomed and has flowers everywhere.

Suggest you walk the course in order to really enjoy the atmosphere and get a little exercise.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great 9 hole course.

Fairways in decent condition. Greens in great shape. I will go again.

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

A Beautiful Golf Course

We had a lovely round of golf at Diamond in the Rough. The course was beautiful with detailed attention paid to the flowers and flower boxes at the club house, starters hut and throughout the course. It was a lovely walk and a wonderful way to spend a Sunday in August.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Cottage country golf

The course is ok. A little dried out. The greens were pitted and dry with quite a few areas missing turf. I wouldn't go out of my way to play this course but would give it another shot if I was in the area.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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