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3.8
81 Reviews (81)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
77.7%
Recommend this course
67 out of 81 reviews
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3.6
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.4
57.1%
Recommend this course
4 out of 7 reviews
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3.5
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.8
Layout
3.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.2
69.2%
Recommend this course
9 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6260 yards
Slope 131
Rating 70.4
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Summit Golf Course at Shanty Creek Resorts
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Course Details

Year Built 1965
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/20 Closed: 10/21
Architect William Diddel (1965)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Spa

Available Sports

Fitness

Reviews

3.8
81 Reviews (81)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Beginners 6
Locals 6
Seniors 6
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 7

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Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Great up north course

I am a season pass holder and have been for the past two years. Great layout, greens are in great shape. It gets treated poorly by people who compare it to the other courses that cost 2-4 times what Summit cost to play which is not fair - you get what you pay for.
The course is closed on Wed and Thur for maintenance, which is too bad because while I like the course, it is closed 28% of the week, which just doesn't work for me anymore. The groundskeeper had some pretty strange pin locations this Fall - hole 8 the pin was put on the top of a hill on the green (see pic). A few weeks ago the pin on 16 was put on the front of the green were even if you were below the hole, you could not stop the ball unless it went in the hole.
Having said that, it is a great course for the money if it fits your schedule.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fall golf

Played the Summit course after getting a hot deal. Word from other golfers is that other courses within the resort are better playing courses. Pace of play was extremely slow, taking more than 5 1/2 hours on late Saturday morning.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/13/2022

Hello. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at The Summit at Shanty Creek. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/08/2022

We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at The Summit at Shanty Creek. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Great mature course in the Shanty Creek portfolio

Summit is a wonderful course and a great value for the money. I am a summer membership cardholder who lives here, so for $225 I can play as much as I want; cart fee is a bit pricey at $25 but I tend to walk as much as I can. I highly suggest you carry when you walk since it is quite hilly, especially on the back 9. A push cart is brutal going up and down the numerous hills. The greens are in great shape, some of the rough can get a little spotty in terms of turf but you'd have to get off-line quite a ways to find that. I hate that the course is closed on Wed and Thursday, and if that continues I will find another place to get a membership - I like to play 18 on the weekend and once in the middle of the week - the new closure days and not good for me.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Summit = Very average up north course, fair condition

Played here before, so knew what to expect. Okay course to get a quick round in, but very average for the Bellaire area. Shanty Creek Resort is obviously not making this golf course a priority, as the fairways are very spotty and in need of some TLC, and the rough is overgrown or hard pan for the most part. Greens are in decent shape and well kept. For $25 for 9 holes, you get what you pay for here.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/16/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the team. Thanks for visiting The Summit at Shanty Creek, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good value for the money. Not going to wow you with amazing views and conditions you may get at other courses in the area but it’s a great price for what you get

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/03/2022

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at The Summit at Shanty Creek!

Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/03/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing The Summit at Shanty Creek.

Played On
Reviews 47
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Left a bad taste

The day started out great, we were greeted promptly as we arrived. The gentleman who took our clubs helped my wife check in, very pleasant experience. The course was not crowded, felt like we had it to ourselves. Very good course conditions. Upon completion of our round we drove to the bag drop area. There was a young man practicing his chipping behind the registration booth and a young woman seated in the booth playing on her cell phone. Neither acknowledged us I unloaded our cart, put the clubs in the car and left. Put a bad taste in our mouths after a perfect day. What ever you pay those two is too much.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/15/2022

The most absurd review I have ever read. Your day was ruined by a couple of young employees, getting minimum wage, and they failed to jump and kiss your cheap rear end the minute you finish your round?? Did you want them to clean your K- Mart clubs and put them in your car, then water your lawn?? Do us all a favor & take us fishing, Time for the nursing home Gramps!!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Summit course

Not bad. Fairways very good. Greens are wildly inconsistent. Hopefully, that’s a May thing. Some of the greens are HARD and fast, others are softer and SLOW.
Multiple par 3s OVER 200 from the Whites is a bit much. That’s something you see back on Blue and Black tees.
Arnies grill could sure use some freshening.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/12/2022

Hi, thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at The Summit at Shanty Creek!

Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
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Commented on 07/22/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We would love to know how we can earn those last two stars next time! Thanks for playing The Summit at Shanty Creek.

Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

great value

nice course odd layout but great value for your money

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Really nice course, strange layout on the back 9 at Summit- could use more markers, especially for first time players- but I would recommend and play again if I was in the area

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The course is challenging but a lot of fun. In great shape and super nice people working there. Cheers

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