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4.3
1071 Reviews (1071)
5 Stars
426
4 Stars
457
3 Stars
109
2 Stars
44
1 Stars
35
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
92.6%
Recommend this course
938 out of 1071 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
134 Reviews (134)
5 Stars
63
4 Stars
54
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.8%
Recommend this course
123 out of 134 reviews
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4.4
227 Reviews (227)
5 Stars
120
4 Stars
87
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.7%
Recommend this course
215 out of 227 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7018 yards
Slope 139
Rating 74.1
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Black Bear Golf Club- Orlando
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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect P. B. Dye (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.3
1071 Reviews (1071)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 32
Patio Dining 17
Brunch 13
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 61
Elevation Changes 54
Undulating Greens 49
This course/club is great for:
Locals 40
Advanced Golfers 34
Seniors 18
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 49
In the 'Burbs 28
Convenient to the City 7

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Played On
Reviews 30
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 217
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 25 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Check out the bear!

Challenging and fun layout. From tee box to greens, the course is in amazing condition. Only the truly picky notice the weeds in the rough (just stay in the fairway). This course will challenge every club in your bag.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Rain check

Black bear closed the course yesterday and they said to contact you guys so you could contact them in order for us to get our rain check to go back and play again

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 66
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Hot day with a little breeze

It was quite hot but we had a slight breeze. Greens were in excellent condition. Tee boxes were a bit barren.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
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 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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 10
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
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Decent course

Played for the first time here! The course is in playable condition, fairways were nice, the second cut though in my opinion needs a little attention, greens were solid,a little yellow, but you can tell they are trying to bring the place back to life! Will definitely play again! Staff was very friendly!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course friendly staff!

Great layout,rolling fairways with favorable bounces! Cart paths and Bunkers need work but if you stay away from them then there is no complaints about this golf course! Will definitely be back there!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 77
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Nice Surprise

Played course six months ago and it was ok but needed work. Played it Sunday and was pleasantly surprise; fairways great shape tee boxes squared away, but greens slow and sand traps whipped out by heavy rains. Still, glad I played and do recommend it as a course that can be added to your rotation!

Conditions Good
Layout Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 128
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Florida Advisor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Never Disappoints

I guess you can say that when you travel almost 2 hrs. and over 100 miles to play a course that you like it. Alot! I try to make it a point to get to BB once or twice a year but this year it was a little more of a sacrifice with the price of gas. Still, I took 3 more friends who had never played the course and they were as impressed as I am. Not your typical Florida course with rolling hills and elevated greens. Course was in good shape and the staff is always respectful and kind. If you've never played BB what are you waiting for? And if you have, why don't you go back,soon?

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 43
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

May Round at Black Bear

My partner and I enjoyed the nice weather even though a bit windy. We both like the layout at Black Bear and think there has been improvement in the fairways. The greens were just terrible, however - extremely slow and not smooth. Throw in all the undulation on the greens, and it becomes exceptionally difficult to make putts on the course.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good change of pace

I liked the layout of this course, which was different than many of the courses in the area. P. Dye layout with a links feel. Only water in play on one hole of note. Lot's of elevated and small greens made good iron play and chipping a premium and where most of the difficulty of the course is. It was not in terrific condition, but played well regardless, with generally good lies and true rolls on the green (though a bit slow). I'd definitely play here again and thought the value was very good. Staff was friendly.

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