A view of a green protected by bunkers at Golden Bear Golf Club - Indigo Run
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4.2
2227 Reviews (2227)
5 Stars
766
4 Stars
1016
3 Stars
304
2 Stars
99
1 Stars
42
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
88.7%
Recommend this course
1929 out of 2227 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.0
254 Reviews (254)
5 Stars
91
4 Stars
95
3 Stars
49
2 Stars
15
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
83.1%
Recommend this course
211 out of 254 reviews
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4.1
697 Reviews (697)
5 Stars
272
4 Stars
299
3 Stars
91
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
10
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
88.4%
Recommend this course
616 out of 697 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Woodland
Par 72
Length 7014 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.7

Jack Nicklaus designed the golf course at the Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. The 18-hole, public course is touted as having one of the best layouts in the area. The par-72 course offers 7,014 yards of challenging and fun golf. Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run's design emphasizes strategy rather than power. Sand and water hazards add interest to the course. In addition to providing a great game of golf, the course also has picturesque scenery with the many oaks and pines that snake though the course. It has been named one of America's Top 100 Courses priced under $100.

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Course Details

Year Built 1993
Golf Season Year round
Architect Nicklaus (1993) Bruce Borland (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS ParView GPS Full Color System on

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker 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 Collared shirts are required. Shorts must be Bermuda-length. Tennis shoes are allowed.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

4.2
2227 Reviews (2227)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 42
Patio Dining 13
Brunch 12
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 106
Water Hazards 98
Narrow Fairways 51
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 66
Locals 57
Seniors 51
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 61
Near Local Attractions 37
At a Resort 33

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 01/20/2022

We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share your favorite part of your experience and what we can do to earn that last star! Thanks for golfing at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Much improved!

I've played this course intermittently for years. I have to say this is the best shape the greens and fairways have ever been in at this time of year. Kudos to the superintendent!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/19/2022

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in great shape for January- over seeded greens were great

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 01/17/2022

Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad that you enjoyed your round at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. Please visit us again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/17/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golden Bear

Great course for value, greens in very good shape!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2022

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/13/2022

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run!

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Course in good shape.

The course in good condition. Was not crowded. Finished round in under 4 hours. Granted it is the off season. Greens running pretty fast and true.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/13/2022

Hello. Thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you had enjoyed your time at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run, and pride ourselves on delivering the best experience possible.

We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Would not play this course again

Greens had leaves sticks branches All over -nothing had been cleaned off
Cary path the concrete was all broke up and bumpy.
Wasn’t the course I remember -

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/13/2022

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. We would like to apologize for your recent experience.

We're sorry to hear you were less than satisfied during your round. We pride ourselves on our providing great service and the high-quality standards we maintain.

We would like to make things right. Please reach out to our management team at the pro shop.

We hope to hear from you soon.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

excellent greens and very enjoyable layout. Some tees may need regrassing but other than that a great place to play.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/07/2022

Thank you so much for the 4-star rating. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run!

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2022

We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share your favorite part of your experience and what we can do to earn that last star! Thanks for golfing at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run!

Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/13/2022

Hello,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating! We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future to earn that last star!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

The sand traps were in bad shape. But the staff said they were going to be totally redone next week. The fairways and greens were in good shape

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/17/2022

Thank you for taking the time to review us, and for the 3 stars. We're sorry to hear the course may not have been in the best shape on the day of your round. We appreciate your feedback as we work to make any necessary improvements. Thank you for choosing to golf with us, and we look forward to seeing you again soon at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
First Time Playing

Pace of Play Awful

Left after 10 holes. Pace of play was horrible and marshal did nothing about it. We understand it is a holiday week but nowhere else on the island was at 5 hour + pace of play. Just an awful experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 01/03/2022

We apologize for the pace of play issue you experienced. We always try to keep a great pace when having our golfers on the course. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback as we will use your review to better the experience going forward. We hope you give us another try in the near future!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Just as good as I remember

Just as good as I remember. I used to live at Old South Apartments and had my handicap registered here. The course has aged well over the last 15 years. The greens were a bit slow, but I will chalk that up to the winter conditions. The course was in great shape all the way around. Wish I still lived in the area so I could play more often.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 01/13/2022

Your feedback is important to us. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Surprising

We expected a very difficult course from the internet views. We were pleasantly surprised at the playability of the course. There were 5 of us in two groups. The only hole that mastered us was 18 over the final water.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/13/2022

Thank you for your review. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Golden bear - best value on the island

I play public courses on the island 10-12 rounds a year. I would recommend this course over the "big name" courses that charge for their name.

Play with 2 couples and challenging for all handicaps.

Only gripe is pace of play thru the first 6 holes. I know we are on vacation, but still like to play fast. After all, we have eating and drinking to get too!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/13/2022

Your feedback is important to us. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 01/13/2022

Hello. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 01/13/2022

Hello. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run!

Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great. Course

The staff is very friendly and helpful. The course is fair, but tight from tee to green. The greens are in great shape and the tee boxes and fairways are over seeded for the season. I will definitely be back to visit next trip to the island.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/15/2021

Hello, thank you for visiting us at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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
Default User Avatar
Commented on 12/13/2021

Hello, thank you for visiting us at Golden Bear Golf Club at Indigo Run. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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