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3.5
185 Reviews (185)
5 Stars
48
4 Stars
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3 Stars
40
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
13
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.5
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.2
78.2%
Recommend this course
152 out of 185 reviews
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3.5
16 Reviews (16)
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2
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.0
Value
3.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.0
75.0%
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12 out of 16 reviews
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3.6
21 Reviews (21)
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3 Stars
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2
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.3
Value
3.7
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.0
76.2%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 7078 yards
Slope 127
Rating 73.7
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Buffalo Creek Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 71 7078 yards 73.7 127
Back 71 6499 yards 71.0 125
Middle 71 5863 yards 68.1 116
Forward (W) 71 5209 yards 69.6 120
Scorecard for Buffalo Creek
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 73.7/127 408 435 572 227 347 478 397 156 450 3470 430 378 196 352 523 466 611 171 481 3608 7078
Blue M: 71.0/125 383 410 534 195 328 440 357 128 386 3161 408 348 170 330 500 427 551 146 458 3338 6499
White M: 68.1/116 W: 73.7/129 350 366 489 167 307 407 306 119 325 2836 369 300 141 308 467 391 484 126 441 3027 5863
Green M: 65.2/108 W: 69.6/120 298 313 451 141 253 368 270 103 291 2488 336 264 102 284 428 350 445 105 407 2721 5209
Handicap 9 11 3 15 13 1 7 17 5 8 10 18 14 12 6 4 16 2
Par 4 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 35 4 4 3 4 5 4 5 3 4 36 71

Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Weiskopf (1992) Jay Morrish (1992)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

3.5
185 Reviews (185)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 22
Bunkers 18
Elevation Changes 11
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Advanced Golfers 11
Entertaining Clients 8
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 14
Convenient to the City 13
Worth the Drive 9

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5.0
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Previously Played

Good to be back

Last time I played this course was 10 years ago and I was impressed. Happy to say it is the same interesting, well maintained course I remembered. Nice rolling terrain. Challenging but not a discouraging, ball-eating monster. Among the 8!or 9 courses in and around Rockwall, Buffalo Creek is my favorite!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
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Previously Played

Day after the 4th

The course is in good shape. Nice layout. The sides of the fairways and greens have thick grass and I lost several balls. I would have given the course a better rating but the bunkers are not playable. The rain has had a big impact on the bunkers. Good course.

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

Nice layout

I played this course a few years ago in a USGA Qualifier and it was in awesome shape. Played it this time and it seem like the staff had no direction. Bunkers were unplayable. Grass has grown and rocks exposed. The rough around greens not mown in places. Lost a couple balls just off green side rough.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good, not great

A great design brought down by limited maintenance and upkeep. Sand traps were just mud bowls that gave no appearance of any attempt at maintenance. Concrete cart paths were cracked and broken. The rough was so high and unkempt that it looked like the course was on a restricted mowing schedule. Pro shop was filled with excess and obsolete inventories of logo shirts from other golf courses. Overall, it gave the appearance of a course being managed by a group on a downward spiral. But people were still out there playing, and I’ll return for the design. At least the greens and fairways were in decent condition.

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

Traps.

The fairways and greens are in excellent condition. The bunkers for the most part are unplayable. It was probably just because of all of the rain we have had.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course layout.

Great course layout. Terrible condition! Tee boxes were shaggy and not mowed in what looks to be weeks. Bunkers hadn't been maintained in months.....washed out with weeds growing in them.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Faded Beauty

Returning to play Buffalo Creek for the first time in several years was like rekindling an old romance. It was easy to see why I fell in love to begin with, but it was also easy to see the effects of the passage of time. Cart paths crumbled, cracked and broken. Sand traps that looked like mud pits or craters of the moon. Bermuda greens interlaced with invasive native grasses. I’ll keep coming back, but will lament the effects of age. With a good facelift, the course could be beautiful again.

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

Greens in good shape, fun course.

Compared with most courses in the area that I've played this year, the greens were in great shape. The traps were all washed out from the rains and were unplayable. I enjoyed the layout and the beautiful homes surrounding the course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Going downhill

I have been a fan of this track for years. This is the first time I have played it in a while and I was shocked at the deterioration of this once gem just east of Dallas.

My friend and I played as a two some and were expecting wet conditions as it had rained heavily the day prior. Cart path only, no worries. What did worry us was the overall condition of the entire facility.

The once pro shop is now under some sort of construction and closed from what we can tell.

Range was closed - maybe to be expected - or maybe just lack of resources

Course itself - fairways were good enough. Greens and bunkers where borderline unplayable. Weed infestation on greens. Bunkers UN-kept. Overall pretty bad shape.

Maybe its weather related, maybe its just lack of money being put into the course. But regardless I want everyone to know if you are ok with paying $50 for a course not in very good condition then knock yourself out.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Remodeling

For the most part the greens were in good shape but the traps were horrible. They were very hard and tough to play off. Luckily I only landed in 2 of them. They are remodeling the clubhouse and even though this is temporary it sucks to not have food or beer while playing. I will definitely be back but I’m gonna wait awhile.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Under repair

I know that it is technically still winter and the weather has been up and down here in the Dallas area, but there are course in the same area that are in much better shape. This course almost doesn't seem to care much for maintenance during the winter which is a shame. The layout is fun, the design makes you play golf instead of just bombing it on every hole. However, the ground on the teeboxes is very sporadic, the bunkers are unplayable, and fairways are very thin. Hopefully spring does much for this course because I would like to play it when it is in good shape. They are remodeling the clubhouse/proshop so food/beverage wasn't also very subpar.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pace of play was horrible

35-40 minutes a hole was not ok. Neither was people hitting 2 plus balls in front of us off the tees. Also we only got through 9 holes at 6 and couldn't get a rain check or a refund for the 4 people with 9 holes left.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course. Looking forward to another round.

Course was in great shape. It was somewhat challenging for my handicap (20), but taking smart routes and good course management would have saved a lot of stokes for me personally. Staff was friendly and very helpful. I was a single behind a threesome the whole time but the pass was not at all a bother. I will be visiting this course again in the future.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

This place isn’t what it used to be

Pace of play was horrendous. Group in front had a 2-3 hole gap in front of them and we asked the Marshall several times to speed them up to no avail. To make it worse group behind us hit into us twice because it was so slow ( on purpose)

Greens were a little rough and the bunkers look as if they haven’t been kept up for a year or more.

Not sure I’ll wver spend another dime playing here

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

A great little track.

Buffalo Creek is a course worth the drive for the people of Dallas. The only issue I had with the course is a lack of sand in the traps. The greens were in great shape, and rough around the greens cut for challenging chip shots. If you don’t mind the drive, this is a great course for the beginner to the pro.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

This course has no cart girls!

Not one time in a 5 hour round did we see a beverage cart! This course could have gotten a lot more money out of our group had there been one!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Poor value

Practice greens we're in poor condition, unable to use to gauge course greens
Sand traps are worst that I have ever seen. They have not been maintained in what appears to be years.
Greens were manageable, just slow.
Tee boxes and fairways were reasonably maintained. Rough was thick and challenging.
I was unable to book my tee time online through your website and the person in the clubhouse checking people in would not honor the online price that you had posted. I had to go to another site to book my tee time.
I will not play this course again until the condition of the course is significantly improved. There is no way that the regular price should be $49 to play golf in this condition. There are so many courses in the DFW area that are in much better condition and cost less.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Buffalo Creek

The course is in great shape with the exception on the bunkers, they had no sand in them.

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

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