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2.4
119 Reviews (119)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
43
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
14
1 Stars
22
Conditions
1.9
Value
2.6
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.1
Pace
3.6
Amenities
1.9
35.5%
Recommend this course
73 out of 119 reviews
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Average Rating
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1.8
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
13
Conditions
1.4
Value
2.4
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.6
Amenities
1.5
StaffFriendliness
3.1
28.6%
Recommend this course
8 out of 28 reviews
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1.7
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
15
Conditions
1.4
Value
2.3
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.5
Amenities
1.4
StaffFriendliness
3.1
25.8%
Recommend this course
8 out of 31 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort/Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6445 yards
Slope 133
Rating 71.0
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Sawmill Creek Golf Resort & Spa
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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Golf Season May - October
Architect Rene Muylaert (1999) Doug Carrick (2006) Ian Andrew

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $10 - $17
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Visa, Mastercard, American Express
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Spa, Lockers

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

2.4
119 Reviews (119)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Patio Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 13
Bunkers 9
Undulating Greens 9
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 9
A Weekend Splurge 8
Walkers 8
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9

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Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Sawmill

Greens hairy and bumpy traps and flowerbeds unkept, was told property in receivership which would explain conditions.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course has the potential to be a first class course which it was in the past. It has been neglected very badly & needs lots of tlc

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Playable course

It’s well known that this course has degraded significantly over the last 3 years but it is still playable if you want to get out and hit the ball. Green fees are now very inexpensive but about right considering the condition.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Zombie Apocalypse???

Played course for $13.50 incl tax and booking fees so how could I be disappointed?

The weeds in the parking lots were the first cue that this course had been abandoned long ago. If this was 6 -12 months into a zombie apocalypse I would have been glad to find it in this shape.

Greens were shaggy, lumpy and bald patches. Tee decks were a touch worse than the greens. The fairways were patchy and hard to determine where the fairway ended and the rough began.

I played this course 18 years ago and it has a nice links style layout with several tee decks to appeal to different players. Over the years there must have been several owners come and go.

Disappointing.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Sawmill Creek

This was a really nice and well maintained course several years ago. I believe there are new owners now and the course layout is is still what it was but it has been drastically neglected. Such a shame for a once beautiful course

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

What a shame

Fantastic layout, but the course is being neglected. What a shame!
For $16/round, this course is interesting enough to get me to come back.
Manage your expectations. Come with an open mind and you will have a good time.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Sure has gone downhill

This was one of the best courses around two years ago now they have the nerve to charge $40 .The greens are full of winter kill and all the fescue is nothing but weeds.The buildings look like they have been abandoned for years.
Save your money and go somewhere else.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Good Course, but condition of course is poor

Last played Sawmill Creek about 10 years ago. Was in great shape back then. Course layout is still great, but it does appear as though the course is going through some tough times. Condition of course was not bad, but was certainly far from great. Greens were a bit bumpy and the tee off areas had some weeds growing out of them. And the bunkers? They were weed filled with hard pan sand -- have not been raked for years it looks like. It's too bad because the course is a links style course and is a nice lay out.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 40
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wow

Played this course several years ago and enjoyed it, today was a total surprise to see how bad this course has been let go.
The tee blocks are overgrown, the fairways are in very bad condition and the greens are absolutely deplorable.
Stay away.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Dilapidated

There are no Covid contraptions on the flag sticks. One flag wouldn't stay in the hole. The bunkers are overgrown and un-kept and at times it was hard to tell where the fairway was.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

It was worth a try

Looks like this course can be an excellent course. The layout would make a great challenge. But, they have a lot of work to do. Greens were very bad and the bunkers could not be used.(mud or weeds)

Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Neglected

Sawmill Creek has abandoned any effort to maintain its course. I cannot believe how neglected the course is. All fairways are brown, and the greens are horrible, dandelions were the only thing on the greens that were green. It's a shame that they let this course go.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Was a good course

Course has gone to seed. Too bad the owner doesn't play golf and understand what he bought. Sad state of repair.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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