Bluewater Bay Resort - Lake Course

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3.4
350
5 Stars
63
4 Stars
154
3 Stars
85
2 Stars
26
1 Stars
22
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.7
69.8%
Recommend this course
275 out of 350 reviews
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Average Rating
3.1
20
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.5
Value
3.4
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
55.0%
Recommend this course
11 out of 20 reviews
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Average Rating
3.3
57
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
6
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.7
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
63.2%
Recommend this course
36 out of 57 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Resort
Par 36
Length 3485 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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Bluewater Bay Resort Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 36 3485 yards
Blue 36 3137 yards
White 36 2954 yards
Red (W) 36 2785 yards
Green 36 2748 yards
Scorecard for Lake / Marsh
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
Gold M: 73.1/142 380 515 420 180 425 465 195 385 520 3485 6857
Blue M: 70.7/134 W: 76.6/143 340 472 375 150 390 415 170 350 475 3137 6203
White M: 68.1/128 W: 74.0/136 319 445 355 138 355 380 160 340 462 2954 5776
Red M: 64.6/117 W: 69.5/127 280 440 345 120 350 375 150 310 415 2785 5338
Handicap 7 15 3 17 1 5 9 11 13
Par 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 5 7 1 17 9 3 13 11 15

Course Details

Year Built 1981
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1981)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

3.4
350

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 22
Watching the Game 10
Amazing Food 9
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 45
Bunkers 36
Narrow Fairways 23
This course/club is great for:
Locals 28
Playing Multiple Courses 26
Seniors 23
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 28
Worth the Drive 18
In the 'Burbs 15

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not here

Tee boxes and sand traps and fairways are Terrible. Once a great track but no more. Sad

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great day for golf

Course was in good condition for February. Greens were good but a little slow. Pace of play was excellent

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Nice layout... greens are in rough shape

Considering the time of year, the course was in descent condition. The greens were the most disappointing ... very slow and uneven due to the insuffiy growth. The course has a nice layout and with some effort could be a great track.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course Needs Work

It hasn't rained much in the past week and the course is very wet. The public municipal courses nearby are green and in better shape. Maybe the course is on better condition during spring and summer. Winter green fees are too much for what you get.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Bluewater Bay Resort - Marsh Course
Commented On 2019-02-05T17:56:14.000+00:00

Hello, and thank you for taking the time to review us, Bluewater Bay Resort Golf Club, and for the 3 stars. We're sorry to hear the course may not have been in the best shape on the day of your round, and we appreciate your feedback regarding the water damage to the course so we may work on any necessary improvements. Thank you for choosing to golf with us, and we hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

You get what you pay for

Had a fun day with the wife the course was very quiet so no one rushing us

Wasn’t told most of the course was cart path only

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Bluewater Bay Resort - Marsh Course
Commented On 2019-02-05T16:37:47.000+00:00

Hello, and thank you for reviewing our course, Bluewater Bay Golf Club. We appreciate you taking the time to leave us your feedback. We hope to see you again in the future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather

Rough shape but enjoyable

Tee boxes and fairways are in pretty bad condition, greens rolled nicely, staff is very friendly. Regardless of the course conditions, I'll place this course again; the doglegs made it challenging but fun.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course is well maintained.

Enjoyed my round. Greens a little faster than what I am use to but in great condition. I always enjoy playing all three nines.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful mature course

Love the lay out. Nestled in a beautiful area. Great view of the bay. A bit wet, which is keeping the ground crew from doing some needed cleanup. But still very good. Planning on playing this one again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

nice day golfing

the course was very wet due to all the rain we have had recently. greens and tee offs need work. fairways are good for this time of year. overall I enjoyed the first round of 2019

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course for the value

Very nice layout, outstanding staff very friendly. Gave course condition a 3 because they had received one and half inches of rain the night before so was very wet . Will play again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Deceived

Was told by others to try this course. I liked the layout but the condition was bad from tee thru the green. Hopefully it was just the time of the year. Staff was very good and the food and service in the grillroom was excellent. I would try this course again but not mid Feb.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Nice Course Layout

I don’t know the history of this course, but I suspect it was built to be high quality course. The layout is very good. A lot of doglegs, that require you to manage your ball. The pace was great. We played in approximately 3 hours. The course conditions are sub-par, but it’s priced appropriately.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course is in poor condition

We played this course last year but didn’t remember it being in such bad shape. The greens are brown and the fairways are either not much grass or very wet. It’s unfortunate because the layout is interesting and could be nice with some TLC. The red Ts were mostly on the fairways so I played the whites.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Response from Bluewater Bay Resort on 12/20/2018:
Hello, on behalf of the Bluewater Bay Resort staff we appreciate you taking the time to address your concerns as we are always looking to improve. We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with the conditions of the course but still hope you enjoyed your round. Again, we appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Friendly staff, Terrible condition

The great location and friendly staff can’t overcome the atrocious condition of this golf course. There isn’t enough grass on all three 9’s to cover just one of the 9’s. In short: it was pitiful. The teeing grounds were sand boxes and the greens were slower than your worst muni. Don’t waste your money.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Response from Bluewater Bay Resort on 10/05/2018:
Hello, on behalf of Bluewater Bay Resort staff we appreciate you taking the time to address your concerns as we are always looking to improve. We are disappointed to hear that you were not happy with the conditions of the course but still hope you enjoyed your round. Again, we appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Could have water & cut the grass on the tee box & putting green!

Decent fairways, but dry, sandy, poorly kept tee boxes & putting greens. Lots of bugs. Good food & drinks at clubhouse. Great staff, marshals, reception & hospitality!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Response from Bluewater Bay Resort on 10/05/2018:
Hello, thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to review your experience with us, we truly appreciate your feedback and will certainly pass it along to our team. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back to the 5-star experience that you deserve.
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bluewater Bay

The layout is interesting. Greens are very slow. Staff very helpful. Some quirky holes, but fun to play.

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