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4.6
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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4
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.2
93.5%
Recommend this course
32 out of 39 reviews
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5.0
2 Reviews (2)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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Recommend this course
2 out of 2 reviews
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5.0
8 Reviews (8)
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Conditions
4.6
Value
5.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.9
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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8 out of 8 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6763 yards
Slope 128
Rating 72.7
Book a Tee Time at
The Bear Trace at Tims Ford
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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jack Nicklaus (1999) Thomas Pearson (1999)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
39 Reviews (39)
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Reviews 13
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 10
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Hot time at Tim’s Ford

Great design by the Bear and his son. Classic greens with plenty of challenging pin placements.

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

I usually play this course about once a year when I go on vacation. The foursome I played with two were beginners one hasn’t played in years but we had a wonderful time and experience.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Memorial Day weekend trip

The course was in excellent condition. Greens were fast and rolled very true. Lots of fun.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

DGB

Very nice layout - Good Value - Nice views - Greens ran smoothly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
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 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great day and location for golf

My foursome had a great time. Friendly staff, great course condition and perfect weather.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

6/27 review

Bunkers need attention but all in all in good shape. Great layout!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Well-presented track

Bear Trace at Tim's Ford is a challenging track from the Nicholas Tees and did not disappoint today. Staff was friendly, helpful and made us feel welcomed. Course conditions were great.

Look forward to return visit.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Brothers Trip

Nice course; pretty average for the price paid. The tee boxes were a little rough but the fairways and greens were in good shape. Would play here again

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great Staff

Not sure why this staff has got bad reviews, they were very friendly and helpful. Loved the course layout, greens were in great shape, fast. Course is a little rough around the edges, in spots but other than that no complaints from me. Look forward to playing again

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 68
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

The past reviews are wrong

The place is pure Jack Nicklaus......Its been here for a few years and yes around the edges which takes buckets of money to keep pristine....are fuzzy....But I'd move there and play it everyday.....Hey A Nicklaus design for $30 as a Senior you have to be crazy to not find your way here......The Staff which has large portion of retired super friendly guys......and a Absolute Gem of a PGA Class A Head Professional in Jerod Nelson....Stop in Covid has made it hard on the pro shop to sell Merchandise but man o man the Shop is Full of great goodies.....We joined a couple local ladies Phyllis and Linda...made the wife super duper happy to boot.......Dont miss stopping in best greens ive seen the winter......hands down......

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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