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4.1
210 Reviews (210)
5 Stars
69
4 Stars
108
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
91.3%
Recommend this course
193 out of 210 reviews
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3.7
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.6
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
80.0%
Recommend this course
12 out of 15 reviews
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4.1
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
89.7%
Recommend this course
35 out of 39 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6750 yards
Slope 133
Rating 71.6
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Cardinal Lakes - Heron
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Course Details

Year Built N/A
Golf Season Apr 1 to Nov 1

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire is required at all times NO - jeans, short shorts, sweat pants or cut-offs NO - tank tops, T-shirts, or team jerseys

Reviews

4.1
210 Reviews (210)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 24
Patio Dining 12
Watching the Game 12
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 38
Bunkers 27
Undulating Greens 16
This course/club is great for:
Locals 35
Walkers 33
Playing Multiple Courses 16
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 25
Convenient to the City 20
In the 'Burbs 6

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Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Excellent Condition

Staff has keep the greens and fairways in excellent shape during this extended dry heat wave. Excellent driving range and putting green.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 131
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Burlington

Wind from the west today as usual. Made for a nice breeze in the 38c humidity. Walked as no carts (wouldn't pay $53 for a cart anyways for 2 people)
Greens fast and in GREAT shape. Rest of the course good considering the lack of rain.
Always worth the drive
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens are excellent, fairways dry with excessive weeds

Played Heron for the first time in 3 years. Course is dry and hard which contrasts how it played first year Cardinal bought the property. Greens are excellent, hard and fast. Unfortunately due to covid, I am unable to comment on services.

I would recommend that fairway weeds are killed and fairways are over seeded. This would dramatically increase my opinion of the course. Not upto the standards of Cardinal Newmarket.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Layout and condtions.

Greens rolled NO bumps. Very fast.
Fairways short and fast.
Excellent condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

hidden gem

worth the drive from Burlington....played Heron many times....always different winds and approaches
greens were great today...fast, trimmed and rolled
need to get prices down for Welland....
used to pay $30 with a cart on hot deals.....
not $36 and the cart $25 per rider....a $69 round if not walking......good course to walk and save yourself $$

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

The course is in great shape. Pace of play was fabulous. We were paired up with a really nice couple. Weather was great. Good day.
Only complaint is the price of the cart...approx $50 is crazy.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Cardinal Lakes -Huron

Great safety precautions in place and course in great shape. The only difficulty was no 200,150 or 100 yard stakes in place so guessing at yardage every hole unless you wanted to wonder looking for yardage plates in the fairway. Great day out nonetheless

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great time

Friend and I had a great round. Lots of fun was joined by another fellow golfer worked out great

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 31
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Still good

Been playing here for 6 years and live an hour away....
New owners always improving the layout....
Fairways were good and greens were good, but still a lot of water around from previous rains...
Avoided all the storms on Friday which was good.......
Prices are up like everywhere......
$53 for a cart was nuts......so walked

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Bad course

Horrible condition it’s pretty much a corn field cut down lol

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Good little course

Played here for only y second time with my father today. Even after all the rain we had, the course was in excellent condition. The greens were surprisingly fast and well groomed. Played 18 holes as a twosome in 3.5 hours. Find it a little pricy during other times of the year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course for late October

Wow, surprised about the great greens conditions so late in October. PS, dont overhead the breaks on the green as they are less than u see. Overall, course layout was very good, long par 4s to challenge your drive and second shots. Very wide open, great for sprayers, but watch the water ponds that caught many shots . Would definately play again and consider a membership if I lived closer by. Overall conditions were great But, would clearly recommend cart paths need much improvements as pending and mud buildup on paths really beat up the course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Best value course in Niagara

Looks like they are burying the traps. I am always saddened when golf courses give up on traps instead of making good drainage and adding sand. I know that transport trucks of sand comes up from Cleveland at $600 is not that expensive. It is not just this course that seem unwilling to do what should be a no brainer.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/25/2019

Yes, it's a challenge to keep traps up to expectations, but realize that maintenance of traps is one of the costliest aspects of maintenance, ul to 30% of costs, let alone initial sand. Most players do not know how or do not rake traps hence leaving further complaints from other players. Sad, but real.

Played On
Reviews 41
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Hidden gen

One of my new favorite courses. Food and snack hours/service could be better set up but course is a beauty. Phenomenal greens,

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