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4.0
1595 Reviews (1595)
5 Stars
339
4 Stars
773
3 Stars
326
2 Stars
98
1 Stars
59
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
87.4%
Recommend this course
1316 out of 1595 reviews
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4.2
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
33
4 Stars
33
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
88.6%
Recommend this course
70 out of 79 reviews
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4.1
190 Reviews (190)
5 Stars
67
4 Stars
92
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
89.5%
Recommend this course
170 out of 190 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

4.0
1595 Reviews (1595)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 62
Patio Dining 33
Brunch 22
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 80
Undulating Greens 49
Water Hazards 46
This course/club is great for:
Locals 82
Seniors 64
Advanced Golfers 48
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 58
Convenient to the City 52
In the 'Burbs 52

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Reviews 55
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3.0
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Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Decent course for the money

The course is a good value for the money. It was a busy Sunday tee time, and it took 20 minutes for a hot dog, and I was told they were running on time, but when I got to the tee box, I they were two tee times behind. The course has a nice layout, nice greens and decent fairways. Pace of play was a little slow on the front nine, about 2 1/2 hours and about 2 1/4 hours on the back. Overall for the money, it’s a decent course for the money.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Phoenix Open Weekend Golf

The course is challenging yet playable. The practice areas, putting green and golf course offered a complete golfing experience. The playing areas of the course are in very good shape. The non-playing areas are very worn and probably will not recover. If you can get past those minor appearance blemishes, the course is fun to play. We can and that's why play there every time we're in town.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

First time here in 12 years

Overall not a bad course, but nothing special. Greens rolled well and pretty true. Standing water everywhere including most bunkers. We had some rain the day before, but this course needs better drainage. I got a deal for $50, which was a fair price. I do not think this place is worth much more than $70 a round.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 17
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
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 51
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Overbooked

Our tee time was at 2:06, when we got to the tee at 2pm there was a group in the green, on the fairway, on the tee box and had a twosome in front of us. At 2:04 we were still waiting and the starter said we would make our time, in what works? We teed off at 2:30 and were backed up all round and stopped at 14 due to being out of light. No rain check or discount offered however the manager reached out to my review stating they were only 6 minutes behind and if we want to finish a round we should play at 12pm or sooner. It’s unfortunate because it’s a nice course but paying $75+ to be backed up all day is not worth it. I would have played again until the manager tried to justify everything.

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 28
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun layout

Staff was great
Greens fairways and bunkers were good but if you missed fairway it was just droed put desert.
Nice variety of holes with rolling fairways
Had a very pleasant round with the people I was paired with and pace was great(just over 4 hrs)

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 105
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Frost delay

The Pace was slow due to frost delay but the pace picked up on the back nine and was better.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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