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4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
95.3%
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59 out of 61 reviews
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4.1
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3.8
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4.2
Layout
4.0
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3.5
Amenities
3.4
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4.7
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4.1
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3.9
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6605 yards
Slope 121
Rating 71.9
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Buffalo Hill Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1977
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Robert Muir Graves

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $15 - $18
Clubs 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
Dress code Proper golf attire.

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4.2
61 Reviews (61)
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4.0
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Love the course

We love this course and have played here on vacation for 40 years.
Our only complaint is although we got a golf now deal of the day, when the course is in this condition where the greens are punched and sanded, I would have been very frustrated to have to pay a full green fee. In this condition, all green fees should be reduced.

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

Buffalo hills

Good challenging course but played backed up today. Need a course marshal to keep slow players moving. Still was a good day.

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

Okay Course

Blind tee shots on almost every hole.. fairly challenging- lots of narrow fairways... if you can get the hot deal for less than $40 including a cart, it would be more worth it.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Hi, Kozar. Let us first start by thanking you for the great review. This is the experience we strive to provide. We partnered with GolfNow because we believe in offering our golfers the best opportunities in golf, whether that be with our website or our partner’s. We will continue to work hard and create an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Championship at Buffalo Hill Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Liked it for the Third Time

Third time playing Buffalo Hills in a month. I really like this course. This course has so many unusual fairways I just find it fun to play. I had become my go to course whenever in the Whitefish/Kalispell area. I especially like the Golf Now Hot Deals that were offered this summer.

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

Very good Golf Now Desl

My wife and I played this course 4 weeks ago and again 2 days ago. Playing again today. Course is challenging and having some advice or experience is very helpful. Some very interesting undulations but we feel this makes the round more fun. A couple of tough elevation changes but for the most part a walkable course. My favourite course in Whitefish/Kalispell.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very nice course with a wide variety of holes. The greens were slower than I am used to. Played a round in 4 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great course!

Wonderful place to play! Really enjoyed the views!

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

Technical Gun Course

Been to Whitefish/Kalispell a lot over the years and and have played most of the local courses but never Buffalo Hills. I read some reviews that made it sound questionable but I can honestly say it is a fun course to play. We were lucky to be paired with a couple who had played it a lot and offered some very good advise on club selection and ball placement. Some local knowledge saved a lot of strokes and lost balls. Without it, the first time playing could disappoint some golfers. However, once you get the lay of the land you find out you can’t just bomb every par 4 and 5 with a driver or even a 3 wood. There are terrific elevation changes, sloped fairways and strategic hazards. All can be navigated but you have to know your yardage and hit your shots. If you like a course that challenges all the clubs in your bag you will enjoy this track.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

This course is beautiful with huge trees

We enjoy playing at Buffalo Hills however today was very slow as the group ahead had 4 golfers and there was only 2 of us. Had a good first round until we caught up to them. Would have been nice if they had offered to let us play through or if there was a course marshall which we did not see one. This is a beautiful course and would recommend it to anyone

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course friendly staff

Course and staff were great. Although the 4some in front of us held up the game by over an hour. We had 4 2somes held up after the 4some began play on hole 10. A Marshall should have been out to move them along.

The beer cart sat parked by hole 5 in the shade. Didn’t say anything to us just waived as we drove by and then on hole 16 she just drove right by. No wave no hello.

Other than that the day was awesome.

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

A must play in Kalispell!

If you've never played this course, it's definite a MUST. Don't even hesitate!

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

Great day for golf

Our round was very enjoyable. The course was not busy and we got out a bit earlier than our time. We played in under 4 hours. Every hole has unique challenges. This is a must play every time we are in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Sept 12

A brief thunderstorm delay, but overall a very good experience.
Course conditions were average- greens kind of rough and bumpy; some areas that the irrigation doesn't get too on the fairways (dry spots), and nobody rakes any of the sand traps?? Overall I gave conditions 4 stars as other than these specific things it was pretty good. It is a fun and challenging track, and helps to have some previous course knowledge.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

They need a marshall

We love Buffalo Hill Golf Course, BUT found out that playing on a Sunday afternoon in September will be very slow play. We played a foursome behind a twosome and waited on every shot. They finally dropped off and then we played behind three other foursomes the rest of the round. On hole number 10 there were four groups. We really got tired of waiting, but finished out the round just before it got too dark to see. Play was WAY too slow

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Michigan Advisor
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Fun tree lined course with excellent greens and staff.

We played Buffalo Hills on a very clear but warm day. The opening holes have blind shots in all of them and can cause a bit of a slow start as you really needed to drive up and be sure you were not potentially hitting into someone. The staff did point this out which was helpful but playing it for the first time made it a bit tricky. After the first four holes this all changes and once you find the fifth tees, they are marked well but you tend to not believe them at first. The course then lines up with wonderful sight lines and play moves along fairly well. You had better be fond of evergreens as they line and guard just about every fairway. This adds a beauty as well as a challenge to this course.
The course was in excellent shape. The fairways were well groomed and the greens ran very true and quick. There is also plenty of elevation change in the early and late parts of the round.
The staff were extremely nice from the front desk, starter and cart girl (very important on this hot day). The starter had asked a foursome , who were actually waiting on their fourth player, if they would allow us to tee off ahead since being a twosome. They reluctantly agreed and ended up catching us due to those first four holes being slow because of the blind spots and on holes five and six hit into us as we were leaving the green. Problem fixed by letting them play in front of us the rest of the way for our own safety and of course waited on every shot. Not the cause of the course but one due to the seldom encountered lack of decency and etiquette of golfers. My only complaint to the course would be the fact that this foursome played with three sets of clubs. Never hve seen this allowed any where else we have played.
That being said and our fixing the issue if we were ever to be in Kalispell again we would gladly tee it up at Buffalo Hill as it is a very worthy course and now we have some basic knowledge of how to attack it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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