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4.2
348 Reviews (348)
5 Stars
101
4 Stars
174
3 Stars
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2 Stars
21
1 Stars
9
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
92.1%
Recommend this course
300 out of 348 reviews
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4.1
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.2
90.0%
Recommend this course
27 out of 30 reviews
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4.1
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.0%
Recommend this course
46 out of 50 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6504 yards
Slope 130
Rating 71.5

The Grizzly Course is a collaboration between Jack Nicklaus and Desmond Muirhead. Since opening in 1972, this challenging layout has been host to numerous PGA, LPGA, and Senior PGA events. The golf course features long, curvy fairways lined with towering trees and there are strategically placed bunkers throughout. The three final holes feature water hazards, which are also accompanied by a difficult array of bunkers. It offers a fair amount of difficult holes but overall the course is playable for a range of skill levels, which is why it is an appealing layout for tournaments. In addition to the two courses, the Golf Center also boasts an 11,000-square foot putting green and an Academy Course with four championship holes.
Also known as The City of Mason Golf Center - Grizzly Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1972
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect Jack Nicklaus (1972) Desmond Muirhead (1972) Jay Morrish (1972)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy 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 golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.2
348 Reviews (348)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 13
Patio Dining 10
Brunch 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 25
Water Hazards 24
Forced Carries 16
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Advanced Golfers 15
Junior Golfers 8
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 20
Near Local Attractions 20
Convenient to the City 15

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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
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Cold day, good golf

the course is always in good shape and the staff is very friendly. One of my favorites.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Winter golf

I really enjoy playing the Grizzly. Today was tougher than normal as the weather was cold and super windy. Playing December 23 so the greens were not cut and the course hadn’t been maintained. Very well. But, this is expected this time of the year. Otherwise, great fun

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 5
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Used cart

Windy day

It was a windy day. This course offers a few challenges without the wind. The trees are mature and force accurate placement on some holes. the rough is long and has many leaves to hide an errant shot. Mason resident save $5 per round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 43
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

grizzly

great course great conditions but took 5 hours to play because of a slow 4 some in front

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Reviews 15
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2.0
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Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

aeration

They aerated the greens and fairways 4 days before.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great course layout

Always love this course . Playing conditions are perfect . Pace of play good .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
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
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Friendly staff, course in very good condition. Pace of play move at a good rate. Rough is not heavy, well cut.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 58
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always have liked this course but staff was having a very grumpy day.

Always have liked this course, but staff was having a very grumpy day. On my arrival about 11:45am for a 12:10pm tee time I was greeted ok but then told under no circumstances was I to tee off before my scheduled tee time. I'm not sure what brought on this gruffness but I thought it to be rather rude. So I proceeded to the cart barn where after telling the cart guy my tee time was told to take that cart there. Again rather rude. I went to the practice green putted and went to the 1st tee about 12:00 where the 12:10 group was already teeing off. When I mentioned to the starter that I was told not to tee off before my scheduled time he said yeah those guys in there can be as******! I agreed and went on to have a very pleasant round until we caught up with some slow players, after that the round dragged on.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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