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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6545 yards
Slope 135
Rating 71.7

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Golf Season April - October
Architect Dan Axland (2000) Dave Proctor (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Amex MasterCard Visa card(s) Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes, except on Friday’s & Saturd
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Collared shirts required & no strapped blouses or blue jeans allowed. (Enforced for both men & women who are golfing).

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Lodging

Lodging Available

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Nebraska (2016 #6)

Reviews

4.1
7 Reviews (7)
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Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Nebraska Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not Up To Its Own Expectations

I played this course 15 yrs ago on a guys' trip and had some misgivings. Given the fact it was chilly and windy that day, I felt I should give it another chance.

First, let me say. This is worth a visit. The layout is very interesting and it's certainly challenging. There's a lot of potential here, it just feels like there needs to be a bit more attention in all areas.

The areas around the clubhouse are even a bit confusing in terms of where you can or can't drive the golf carts, etc. I like the rustic look and sandy cart paths, but some of them were super rutted out. Conditioning was just OK overall.

Again, this is a nice layout, but at the price point and what it seems to want to shoot for it feels like there's a bit more attention to detail needed here. Little things like no GPS on carts (only 50 yd increment sticks on the sides of the fairway) and empty sand/seed bottles on the carts are the little things that matter when you're shooting to be a premier-ish course. Even the little things like lack of choice in food and beverage makes a difference.

My first visit I came away feeling the front was short and the holes were too close together while the back was sprawling and long. I felt the front 9 was less confined than I'd first figured and the back 9 wasn't as much of a bear as I'd remembered. Nice weather and reasonable winds surely helped my impression this time around.

Again, if you're out here and you want to play an interesting course and have a good test of golf, by all means play here. It's worth a visit. But my perspective still remains, if I'm coming from the East I'm gonna stop and play in Gothenburg at Wild Horse every time over this place. Not gonna make the extra drive to come this much further out.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 263
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Michigan Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing

Great greens, unique bunkering and scenic layout

Not sure about other reviews, but I highly recommend this course for a unique well kept golf course! One of my favorite courses played on an out west trip. I preferred this course to Wild Horse.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Difficult, but a must-play.

Played at the end of August, and it seemed the greens had taken a bit of a beating throughout the season. A bit spendy considering the condition. Expect a few blind shots and bunkers protecting everything. Don't expect a flat green or to find your ball in the rough! Otherwise, beautiful and challenging course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

OUTSTANDING!!!!!

Bayside is AWESOME!!!! Very unique golf course. Top 5 BEST courses in Nebraska, back 9 is without a doubt the HARDEST 9 in the state!!! Every single hole is hard, but it's also Beautiful and fun!!! You will not be disappointed!!! If you play "The West" you have to start/end with Bayside, Wildhorse and Awarii Dunes, for the money you can't beat it. If you get a chance to go to "The Prairie Club" in Valentine I highly recommend it, as good as any place I've been, including Bandon Dunes, Whistling Straits, Arcadia Bluffs and Quarry at Giants Ridge!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Unexpected Gem

Played here the day before Ballyneal as a kind of warm up. The course was very good, some think the front nine to be the weaker, I would argue it's the better nine. The back nine is a bit tricked out with pretty holes, but the front nine is more fair and fun, but the whole experience was great. Greens were excellent and fairways also. Would return again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Amazing Course

Great course with a unique layout with awesome views of the lake. Course is in excellent condition. Front nine eases you into your round and the back nine will challenge all skill levels.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem

Great course, back nine steals the show. Staff was very friendly. Condition of course was very good, greens at the time I played were smooth and healthy with good consistent speed.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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