Uplands Golf and Ski Club in Thornhill, Ontario, Canada | GolfPass
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3.3
269 Reviews (269)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
97
3 Stars
74
2 Stars
35
1 Stars
38
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.3
Layout
3.3
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.9
63.5%
Recommend this course
173 out of 269 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.7
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.0
72.7%
Recommend this course
8 out of 11 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.7
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.0
72.7%
Recommend this course
8 out of 11 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Semi-Private
Par 34
Length 2756 yards
Slope 118
Rating 33.5
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Course Details

Year Built 1922
Golf Season May 1 to Nov 21

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed Yes
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.3
269 Reviews (269)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 15
Narrow Fairways 9
Water Hazards 9
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 12
Locals 10
Advanced Golfers 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 15

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Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice small course

It's a nice small course. It is only nine holes so you repeat them to make 18. Quite challenging holes. Appears to be in good shape. Enjoyed it and would play it again.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 2
2.0
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Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 8
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Very good 9 hole

Great course! Fairways and greens were excellent. But a very tough course at least for us beginners, our group found as many balls as we lost and it was a lot Lol. But we had a great time! Nonetheless fun challenging course

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Course is slow

Really slow, not 18, its a 9 hole. At least its in the city right.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 39
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 39
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Upgrades have improved the course

The course was in pretty good shape for early Spring. The cost for 18 holes has gone up, but the cost of everything has gone up. The staff need to pay attention when cleaning the golf carts as the one I had was covered in bird droppings and dirt.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

What a poor course !

I teed off at 11:20am & could not complete even 15th hole before the day turns dark! You know why? Cuz the strange groups kept cutting through our queue & every hole, different strange faces shown up ahead of us! Absolutely no Marshall control, no tee time control, worst experience in Canada ever, will never ever come back again

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pace of play is terrible

Finished 13 holes in 4 hours, 9 hole course but they offer 18 holes and do not take into account the people replaying the 9 holes. Had 7 groups waiting to tee off.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Walked

Construction warning

First time at this course and it was probably a little better than I expected based on the terrible reviews. Pretty challenging due to the multiple elevations and raveens/hills. There should definitely be a warning upon booking about the massive construction happening around the course though...cranes and tractors can be seen around multiple holes, and the construction noise is constant. I'll give it another shot some time though based on decent value and good location.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Workers at play-Be prepared to spend hours at this course

Paid for 18
only played 11. Left and went home.

First red flag, although i had a confirmation email, I was not listed under my time. Spent some time figuring that out. In the end, my actual time had another persons name under it, my name was at the bottom of the list, and well, we got paired up with 2 other players. Don't get me wrong, I understand why the need for that in general, but 1, I've been to other courses, you play with the amount of players you signed up for, and 2, especially during a pandemic, not sure I want to be around people not in my bubble.

The WORST PACE OF PLAY I have ever witnessed.Definitely not worth the time.
Teeing off at the first hole there were 3 groups of 4 ahead of us. One of the workers stated that "they overbooked, because they didn't think they would still be open during this time of year" open or not, why would you overbook? waited at least 30 min before we could tee off.

On the course, we kept noticing three 16 year old looking gentelmen in a golf cart "hiding between holes" Group infront of us managed to discover the 3 guys were trying to jump bewteen groups whenever they had the chance. Turns out the 3 young men were workers at the course.

We paid for 18, you play the front 9, and the back 9 are the exact same as the front. so you're playing 2 rounds of the same 9.

We finally finished the front 9. Decided we might as well try for our 18 since that is what we paid for. The 2 guys we were paired up with only paid for 9 holes, one of the workers questioned them and at the end, did them a favour and allowed them to play the 9 again. Kinda defeats the purpose of me paying for 18 when you're letting others play 18 at the rate of 9. My advice, NEVER pay for 18 and just get back in line if you want to go again.

So we're trying to get onto another hole, there was a group infront of us, literallly just standing at the hole we wanted to tee off at. they asked us which hole we were trying to play at, we told them, and one of the persons in their group said, "no you're not" we are. we said sure no problem, but you guys are standing around, either you're playing, or working? turns out, they were workers.

Overall, my group felt cheated out of our money and time. As far as I know, workers at golf courses don't usually pay to play. So I'm under the assumption that the 3 16 yr olds didn't pay, as well as the group infront of us we ran into on the back 9 didn't pay either. I would assume paying customers take priority over non paying workers?

Save your time, save your money, go elsewhere.
I would never recommend this facility to anyone,
Seems like they care more about quantity and not quality.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 63
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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