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3.6
947 Reviews (947)
5 Stars
167
4 Stars
464
3 Stars
213
2 Stars
60
1 Stars
43
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.8
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
80.8%
Recommend this course
771 out of 947 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.4
94 Reviews (94)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
35
3 Stars
30
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.1
71.3%
Recommend this course
67 out of 94 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.5
146 Reviews (146)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
60
3 Stars
44
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.7
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
73.3%
Recommend this course
107 out of 146 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6825 yards
Slope 122
Rating 71.6

The Bear Course is one of two courses at the Bear Creek Golf Complex; it is a championship-length course while the other, the Cub Course, is an executive length course. The Bear Course is an inland, links-style course with rolling fairways and well-manicured greens. Strategically placed bunkers situated throughout the course add some challenge to the course. A round of golf on this course can be played in less than four hours. The Bear Creek Golf Complex, in addition to the two courses, also offers a full grass driving range, two putting greens, and a short game area with a bunker.

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Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bermuda Grass
Golf Season Year round. High Season: January - April
Architect Bill O'Leary Nicklaus (2000)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Yes
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No tank tops or cutoffs.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

3.6
947 Reviews (947)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 62
Patio Dining 33
Brunch 22
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 78
Undulating Greens 49
Water Hazards 43
This course/club is great for:
Locals 82
Seniors 64
Advanced Golfers 48
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 57
Convenient to the City 52
In the 'Burbs 51

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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Previously Played

This time of year the course should be at least an 8 out of 10

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

The fairways were really wet in places. Definitely a good warm up course for better courses in the week.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bad Overseed

This course had a below average overseed and is not in the condition it usually is, greens were fine but fairways were marginal at best.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Wide open

Started at 1:15 p.m. The course was in good shape, green are fairly well maintained. The layout is okay and had its pretty wide in spots. The course is also fairly flat. Definitely desert landscape and very little trees. Overall it was good for the money and we will come back and play again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Rangers

Rangers are more interested in keeping you out of the dirt then doing their job.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 53
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

So-so

Overpriced for condition. I have seen it in better shape. Waited to tee off on every hole.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Packed Day

Done in 4.5 hours. Course in good condition, greens are slick.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wide open

Timed right, wider open play. Let two singles ply through with no more than a two minute wait for each. Course seems dry but not too hard

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course condition not great

The fairways and some of the greens have frost bite and are in need of attention.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0

Worth the Hot Deal

Great pace of play. Played 18 in 4 hrs on Wednesday. Friendly staff. Definitely will be back. Tee box to the green, everything in great shape

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 50
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Conditions of your fairways

The fairways need to be watered more consistently!
This is a nice course for all levels of golfers.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lack of enforcing pace play

I was stoked to play this course as I had a close friend fly in from Ohio and wanted to play. Staff was great, building and course are great, but no one was enforcing pace play like they stated. The friendly woman behind the counter said a warden would be driving around enforcing it, but never seen it. We got there with a tee time of 2:06, which should have been plenty of time to play all 18 holes before sundown. However, pretty much every group took their sweet time, and even sat around on the putting green once finishing the hole. Waste of money, I would suggest a super early tee time or just going for 9 holes. The course itself was very nice.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Awful Conditions

Awful conditions, fairways and greens were super dry. They didn’t have enough carts so we were delayed 20+ minutes waiting for carts to come in. I play here 5-10 times per year but today was AWFUL!!!! Slow pace, crappy conditions. Almost refund worthy.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0

Slow!

The past couple times I’ve played the pace has been excruciating slow. Over 5 hour round yesterday, the tee boxes and fairways look terrible. Saw a cart girl one time. There are too many courses around here to torture yourself. Never playing here again.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice nine holes

Your starter did a great job by starting a shotgun early and it helped get people out on assigned times.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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