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4.5
364 Reviews (364)
5 Stars
202
4 Stars
141
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
95.6%
Recommend this course
351 out of 364 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.4
63 Reviews (63)
5 Stars
37
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.1%
Recommend this course
58 out of 63 reviews
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4.5
97 Reviews (97)
5 Stars
59
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.8%
Recommend this course
91 out of 97 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6796 yards
Slope 130
Rating 71.5
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Bear Creek Valley Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Bent Grass

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Shirts with collars are preferred, regular length shorts, or slacks. Jeans are permitted as long as they look good & have no holes.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
364 Reviews (364)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Brunch 11
Drinks 10
Dinner 8
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 29
Narrow Fairways 14
Bunkers 12
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 19
Advanced Golfers 15
A Weekend Splurge 14
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 16
Near Local Attractions 13
Worth the Drive 10

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Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bear Creek 75 degrees on December 3rd!

One of our favorite courses in the Ozarks.
Teamed up with Sandi, a lovely lady who lives in the area.
James from Winnipeg, Canada

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

December Golf

The day was beautiful, temperature was 72 and it was December 3rd. Had a wonderful breakfast at the restaurant which has the friendliest wait staff at the Lake. I joined a twosome from Canada and had a perfectly wonderful round.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
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 Excellent
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Commented on 11/18/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Bear Creek Valley Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Illinois cowboy

Always good.
Nice Staff and they were blowing leaves off fairways all day.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/11/2021

Hi, Lloyd. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Bear Creek Valley Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Very nice and definitely great for the price

Played the course early November, been a few years since I have played it. Course was in outstanding shape especially for this time of year. Price also excellent can't beat under $40 for a course with this layout in this shape at the lake. Also, one of the few courses that you can still make a t-time online and do not have to give payment info. One piece of advice for whoever runs the website for booking t-times, make it possible to cancel your reservation online and not have to call the course. Definitely recommended and I will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/19/2021

Hi, thank you so much for your feedback. We are glad you had enjoyed your time at Bear Creek Valley Golf Club, and pride ourselves on delivering the best experience possible.

We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
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 Excellent
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Commented on 11/04/2021

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 Bear Creek Valley Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The layout of the course was very nice but hard.

The course was very nice even though it was very wet but what can you expect when it had a lot of rain. I will come back again someday.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/01/2021

Thanks so much for the great review. We look forward to welcoming you back to our course soon. Thanks for choosing Bear Creek Valley Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 6
1.0
Previously Played
Wet weather

Rained Out!!!

We were rained out and the course was closed. I have been trying to contact Golf Now for a refund. We had two players. The directions on the phone number did not work for getting the fee taken off my card.

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Commented on 10/26/2021

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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/26/2021

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Bear Creek Valley Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nice course

This is a great layout and fun course to play. They aerated their greens yesterday and made putting very difficult. Golf Now should have had a warning on their site about this. This is the second time in the last few months that golf now has failed to post a notice about greens being aerified.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 10/26/2021

Thanks so much for the great review. We look forward to welcoming you back to our course soon. Thanks for choosing Bear Creek Valley Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Commented on 10/26/2021

Hello. 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 Bear Creek Valley Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Amazing course!!

I will start by saying we’ve never been to a course with such amazing hospitality before! From the friendly woman who checked us in for our tee time to the groundskeeper who brought us snacks because we didn’t realize it was cash only!! The greens were beautiful and course was really well kept. We had an amazing day and would definitely come back!! I highly recommend!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/05/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Bear Creek Valley Golf Club thanks you!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/05/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Bear Creek Valley Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/27/2021

Hi, Mike. 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 Bear Creek Valley Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

All backed up

Went to play 18 holes on Tuesday. There were 8 golf carts waiting to tee off!!! An expected wait on 1-1 1/2 hrs
Didn’t get to play
They changed our booking to next week.
Never ever had this happen anywhere before!!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
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Commented on 09/22/2021

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 Bear Creek Valley Golf Club, and we hope to see you again in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pleasant surprise

Fine well-maintained course with challenging layout

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/21/2021

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

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
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Commented on 09/22/2021

We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Bear Creek Valley Golf Club. 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 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Watering the course

We played this course in the middle of the afternoon. Starting on the 3rd hole as we were getting ready to hit our approach shots to the green, a course worker rode up on a cart to the watering pedestal and turned on the sprinklers for the green, we had to hop on the cart and fly back up the fairway to keep from getting soaked! We had to wait for 5 minutes for the sprinklers to quit. We literally had to wait 5 minutes or more on 12 of the 18 holes we played because of the sprinklers being turned on. Seriously, who the heck waters their course in the middle of the afternoon?!?! Obviously this course does and has no respect for paying players. We will never be back and will be telling everyone we know about this experience we had here.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
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Commented on 09/21/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review and leave your feedback of your recent round with us. We would like to apologize for any inconvenience you experienced at the course with us. Your feedback is extremely important to us. It is always our utmost goal to provide our golfers with a fun and enjoyable time and apologize if we missed the mark. For further resolution in this matter, please feel free to reach out to our staff in the pro shop. We hope to hear from you soon!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/16/2021

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 Bear Creek Valley Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bear Creek Valley

Unique golf course with lots of scenic views. Course is In Great shape and challenging!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/16/2021

Hello, We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 5 stars. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the pristine course conditions. We work hard to provide an exceptional experience, and it's very satisfying to hear from golfers like you who appreciate our efforts. We will inform the entire team so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back Bear Creek Valley Golf Club!

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