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3.9
166 Reviews (166)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
97
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
8
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
88.7%
Recommend this course
141 out of 166 reviews
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3.7
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
100.0%
Recommend this course
7 out of 7 reviews
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3.9
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.9
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.9%
Recommend this course
13 out of 14 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6641 yards
Slope 126
Rating 72.0
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Bluff Creek Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1968
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
166 Reviews (166)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 20
Forced Carries 18
Bunkers 15
This course/club is great for:
Locals 20
Advanced Golfers 15
Walkers 12
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 18
In the 'Burbs 16
Worth the Drive 14

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
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Previously Played

Course wasn’t the problem, GolfNow reservation WAS!

Used GolfNow for first time, was charged the convenience fee, arrived at course as planned only to be told I didn’t have a tee time. Fortunately they worked us in and I was able to play after all however it’s been impossible to reach an actual person at Golf Now to lodge a complaint and attempt to get my money back. Not to mention the fear of my card being charged for two people for the time tee time That I have a confirmation email For.

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Commented on 07/14/2020

I am sorry you had a bad experience with GolfNow. We use GolfNow to post some tee times, and now your experience with them, makes our rating look bad. In the end, I am happy that our staff went above and beyond to make sure you were taken care of.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good challenging course

I’m from California so the ravines where a new challenge for me. The course is beautiful! The greens where very slow because of rain and such. I played with some veterans and they said the slow greens is a norm.

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

Pace of play

Love the course and whoever the new course super is did a fantastic job correcting the greens from a few years back. It was like a new course. That goodness aside I did have a weird round today. Lots of rain last night and it was cart path only. It was pretty hot, humid and it was not a great cocktail for pace of play. I made it about 5 holes before heading home, pretty sure I was looking at 6 hours to get the round in. Never that slow before but I would call and see what cart rules are if you are concerned pace of play.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 107
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Minnesota Advisor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Yes, There Are Bluffs and a Creek!

Bluff Creek Golf Course is situated on a beautiful tract of land with rolling hills and lots of mature trees. The course must have been reconfigured or re-rated recently because the current scorecard does not show course ratings or slopes for any of the tees, and there are five tees instead of the previous four, ranging from 6,580 yards (Platinum) to 5,355 yards (Bronze) with an additional tee for juniors or beginners at 3,465 yards (Green). The fairways are generously wide, and despite the surrounding terrain you won’t find many uneven lies with the ball much below or above your feet. Rough was fairly low and manageable, unless a ball strayed too far and ventured into the deeper native grass between some fairways. About the only disappointment with the course was the greens, which were fairly large, smooth, and undulating. They were also slow. Our foursome was composed of golfers who play all over the Twin Cities, and all agreed that these were probably the slowest greens they’d played all year. The round starts off with a dogleg left par 5. A draw shot with a hybrid may be a wise choice here, because a straight shot with a driver may go through the fairway and down the side of a hill. Another option for longer hitters would be to go over the trees on the inside of the dogleg, which one of our group was able to do. The par 4 7th hole, 412 yards from the middle men’s tees, features a shallow grassy ravine about 220 yards out from the tee. The fairway also narrows down at this point, with trees on the left that will impede an approach shot, so playing short of the ravine may be a good choice. Similarly, the 357 yard par 4 12th has a ravine crossing the fairway in front of the green. A shot that doesn’t go much father than the 150 yard marker is called for here, because the fairway slopes down to the ravine from that point and a longer shot will leave you with a downhill stance. The course features many holes with tees or greens that are below the level of the fairway, complicating club selection on windy days. This was my first time playing this course, but I will be back to try it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Beautiful Day

Course was in good condition for early season golf, staff was friendly fun course!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Love Bluff Pricing is high

Paid $65 with a cart. This is a nice course but it’s pricey. Been playing here for years. For that price I think you should have free range balls.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Course Nicely Recovered from 2 weeks ago

Lots of work performed - greens, tee boxes & fairways

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
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 Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good layout

Greens were very slow and shaggy with a sever winter kill still.
Needs temp green to let other heal.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

First time at Bluff Creek GC

I really enjoyed my experience playing at Bluff Creek. I have a high handicap and was able to play to that level despite some tight fairways from the tees (Whites). The greens are definitely still suffering from the winter kill, but no where near as bad as I have seen at other courses this summer.

The staff was super friendly and if you get a chance, this is a wonderful place to go play!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bad shape

This course is in horrible shape - tee boxes are all beat up and burnt out and the green are the worst I have seen - I won’t play this course for awhile

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Favorite course

I played here about 10 times this year so far, and I think with last years winter and the amount of rain we got this year this place was in Fantastic shape. But overall great place.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

GPS on app

The app was not up to date course has changed a bit it seems. Course is Amazing as usual. Great experience just quit using app, and used score card.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great value

The course was in good shape. Got a great deal on GolfNow. Greens were a bit slow and fuzzy.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor pace

We were playing as a twosome, and there was a foursome in front of us with three walkers and a guy on a cart. They didn’t let us play through on the front nine although we waited 5-10 min at every tee box and fairway to hit each shot. We also had a twosome behind us that waited just as long, if not longer. Then on the turn they also didn’t let us play through, and even had a fifth golfer join their group. We were very disappointed in the pace of play, and the fact that not only did they allow a five-some to play the back nine, but the ranger passed by us multiple times and didn’t say anything to us or that group about letting people play through. It was a very long round.

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