View of the 10th and 18th fairways at Bay View Golf Club.
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3.5
151 Reviews (151)
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
57
3 Stars
34
2 Stars
20
1 Stars
12
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.1
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.6
62.9%
Recommend this course
95 out of 151 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.7
50 Reviews (50)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
68.0%
Recommend this course
34 out of 50 reviews
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3.4
146 Reviews (146)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
53
3 Stars
34
2 Stars
20
1 Stars
12
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.1
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
61.6%
Recommend this course
90 out of 146 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6331 yards
Slope 136
Rating 71.8

Formerly known as Summitpointe Golf Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1978
Fairways Rye grass
Greens Rye grass
Golf Season Year Round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Dress code Bay View asks all guests to wear appropriate golf attire on the course and practice facilities. Collared shirts are required. No blue jeans or cut-offs.

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Reviews

3.5
151 Reviews (151)
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course!

Beautiful course, very slopy which make it harder to play, but overall, good experience for our first time here….

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Unfair hole placements

The greens were in great shape.
Most holes had back pin placements.
From the fair way there was no way to tell which part of the green the flag was in. All the same color flag.
GPS was to the middle.
I have never played a course to where on 4 separate holes, the pin was on such a steep slope, you roll your ball past the hole and it would roll all the way back to where you putted from. Incredible, those pins should never be placed past center of those greens. Never played a course with holes setup like that.
Was playable outside of that, but wouldn’t pay more than $35 to play there again.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course Condition was really bad.

The layout of the course is fun, challenging and enjoyable. However the course conditions were really bad. The t-boxes were just bad for the price we paid. The fairways were unpredictable, some places were parched dry and some places there was mud. Overall the fairways were a 2-star. The only grace were the greens, they were well maintained and fast. The first cut around the greens were very bad. Hopefully there is a plan to fix these soon.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Speed of greens

Completely unacceptable speed of greens. On some greens it didn't make a difference what side of hole u putted on. Above the hole it would role back to or past u. Below the hole if u didn't hit it in it would role sometimes off the green. Played in my club tournament and #1 criticism was the outrageous speed. On the par 3 13th multiple golfers putted 6, 7 times and one golfer a 7 handicapper putted 12 times. We're not playing Augusta fellas. Fire your superintendent.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bay View

First time playing the course as "Bay View". Only big change I noticed was that they filled in the pond on #7 totally removing the character of the hole. Greens were is good shape and a decent speed which was refreshing because the last time I played Summitpointe I walked off because the greens were unplayable. Overall condition of the course was poor and the "Drop Area" for #16 was dirt!!
I would not recommend this course to anyone and will not be returning.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Challenge course

The course is in good shape, it's hard to find a even ground except the tee box, the green is in excellent condition but fast, it's worth to give it a try.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Almost Perfect

Everything was great from the staff friendliness to the course being kept well. Pretty empty so pace of play was great. Only thing I do not t nor do I like is why they would not allow the carts to go on most parts of the course. The cart would just restrict you and you would have to reverse back to a part where the GPS allows you to go. This sucks as the course is hilly enough as it is to not let you drive to most parts.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Overpriced

Overpriced, carts would get locked in the middle of the fairway and say that we were in restricted area and even whiile we were driving on cart path. No water stations out on golf course anywhere. The only good things was that staff was friendly while checking in.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Having a Hard Time With Price

The golf course is nice but not $95 nice. There’s no Marshall around to keep the pace of play. There’s a lot of waiting around for the players up front. I can find other golf courses that are much nicer for the price.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not impressed

The tee boxes looked like they had not moved the markers in a week, the sand traps were not groomed, very hard to get consistent play out of them. The golf carts don’t go wear you need to go, you walk a lot to find your ball. They spaced out play though so we never felt rushed or pushed when we were playing.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Cart path only

$75 for an afternoon round at a course in worse shape than some munis. Tee boxes are basically crabgrass. Not the worst of it. $20 for a cart that’s so heavily restricted by their GPS it’s almost cart path only. If I wanted to hike 100 yards to get to my ball every hole I would have walked. $75 afternoon round is highway robbery.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

On the up and up

On a Thursday morning while just checking out the golfnow app, I came across a killer deal for a tee time in the next 90 minutes at Bay View Golf Club. Since I alive close and was available, I booked it. Got there 15 minutes til. Check in and loading up my cart was quick and hassle free. This track is always a great challenge. It seems that this course stays wetter and softer than other courses during the summer. It is quite hilly but the wetter conditions makes it less unfair. I have noticed the fairways and greens are getting better. The biggest difference I’ve seen is the fringe right of the green. They are all super healthy lush green color and the edges are trimmed razor sharp. Well done. By the 10th hole, there was only 1 other group on the back 9, so we finished pretty quick. The whole time I was thinking, maybe they should lower their rates a bit and their revenues would definitely be better but whatever. I shot a 93 but this course always beats me up. Can’t wait to play here again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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