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Value
4.4
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.3
91.1%
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64 out of 71 reviews
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Pace
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 6392 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
Book a Tee Time at
Blackwood Golf Centre - Hamilton
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Course Details

Year Built 1994
Architect Simon Gidman (1994)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Academy at The Blackwood"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Delta, Mastercard, Maestro, Switch, Solo
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.2
71 Reviews (71)
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Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course and excellent condition

Me and my cousin played this course for the first time and it was in excellent condition for the time of year. Only thing was they didnt advertise the front 9 holes were closed and we could only play the back 9, but we just went around twice and we had a great day out. We will definetely be back to try the whole course because every hole was a different challenge and very enjoyable.

Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Winter

For a winter round of golf the course was in very good condition. Two temporary greens but that was fine as work was being done around proper green. And they used the larger size holes for temp greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Blackwood

Only 9 holes open however still charged full price. The course should have been closed as it was largely waterlogged.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course but beware if your a single player.

I visit the Blackwood golf centre regularly to use the driving range facilities but this was the first time playing the course. I wasn’t disappointed. It’s a testing course with a nice layout and loads of hidden hazards that make you think hard about your tee shots. I enjoyed the back 9 more as the closing 4, 5 holes are stunning.

My only gripe about the afternoon was the booking system with GolfNow. I booked as a single player and on arrival was told I was out with 2 other people who had booked together. I understand that in the T&C’s of GolfNow there is a chance you can be paired together with strangers but it’s a tad unfair being paired with a two ball who know each other. I could understand if two or three single bookings for same tee time are grouped together but not a single and a two ball.

I’ve just recently got back playing after a 5 year hiatus and tbh I’m just looking for rounds of golf by myself to get my on course confidence back. It filled me with anxiety being on a strange course being told I was out with two people I’d never met. The staff left a lot to be desired. I asked if I could hold back and tee off after them and was given a straight up no. It turned out ok though as I made my way to the first tee and the two ball who I was meant to be out with never turned up even though I was told they had checked in.

All in all I would think twice about booking through GolfNow again. Probably better just booking through course website.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Good and bad

Lovely course, really enjoyed it, greens a bit slow but only issue for our group and judging by the amount of trampled long grass, loads of others too, was the extremely long thick rough around all the trees, no need for it, just cut it back and this place would be 5 stars

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Strange course

Played some years ago and remember it being a very wet course. This time hot and sunny. Course itself is quite picturesque with tight driving holes mostly tree lined. A few issues though. Below the trees there is really thick overgrown rough. You could lose a bucket of balls if offline. Other issue is layout with long walks between holes (the 9th to 10th felt like 1/2 a mile). Poor signage directions all the way round. As it was hot and parkland there were millions of flies. Recommend walking round the course with a good guide and a fly spray!

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 83
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
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 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good day out

As with most courses in early April still a lot of growth needed but the course is a good test and a nice walk .
An enjoyable place to play .

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course just baldly signage to tell you were next tee is especially from 9th to 10th you have to walk 5mins across a road had to ask a member for help we spend 10 min looking. Also because of slopes and lack of signs it was hard to know which direction the fairways were so sometimes we were hitting in completely wrong line because tee box markers pointing the in wrong line. Course in good condition. Would like to gi bback and play again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 83
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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