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4.0
262 Reviews (262)
5 Stars
66
4 Stars
155
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
93.6%
Recommend this course
244 out of 262 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.7
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.1
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.1
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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4.0
81 Reviews (81)
5 Stars
19
4 Stars
47
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.2
92.6%
Recommend this course
75 out of 81 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 67
Length 4909 yards
Slope 107
Rating 63.8
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Cardinal Lakes - Sparrow
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Course Details

Year Built N/A
Golf Season Apr 1 to Nov 1

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire is required at all times NO - jeans, short shorts, sweat pants or cut-offs NO - tank tops, T-shirts, or team jerseys

Reviews

4.0
262 Reviews (262)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 9
Brunch 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 19
Bunkers 18
Undulating Greens 14
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 22
Walkers 22
Beginners 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
Worth the Drive 10

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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

cart rental

The course was in good shape , the greens were very receptive and fast, the pace of play was good, When I golf with my son we have to rent a cart as his knee are to sore to walk from a hockey injury, I found their cart fees to be high as I have found with several courses this year, I can rent a car for a day for what I paid for the golf cart and was very disappointed with this aspect as it cuts down on the number of times I can golf on my senior pensions

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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Evening play

Have often played this course in the day time. This round was 4:55 pm. Lots of kids fooling around on the course., people jumping in front of you, making for slow play. Do not suggest this course for evening play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 27
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Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Course review

We've played Sparrow many times. It's one of our favourites, especially at the start of the season. It's a relatively easy course - but challenging enough after a Winter (and, thanks to ridiculous prov. gov rules, Spring) of sitting idle.
Pace of play was slow this day. Normally my husband and I can get through a round, at Sparrow, in about 3 hours. This one was just under 5 hours. Had it have been a little less windy/cold, the long round wouldn't have bothered us much but, because it was a bit chilly and very windy, it made the round slightly less enjoyable.
The course looks better than it has in the last 3 years we've been going there - fairways and greens especially so.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Bigserb

This was my second time to Cardinal Lakes Sparrow was hoping on playing the Herron unfortunately I was late in booking. Course was in great shape only complaint was carts were no longer provided because of time of year, very understandable but I’m not a fan of walking.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Walked

Sparrow 11/27/20

Course was wet due to recent rains but, was playable..
Good condition for this time of year. I like this course because It requires one to use every club in the bag. Even though it is short and par 67 it requires one to think.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great short course!

Cardinal Lakes -Sparrow is an interesting short course 4900 yards from the Blue tees. Greens were just aerated due to end of season, but played as good as usual and are in good shape. Recommended and easy to get tee times.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

MYSTERY TOUR

Basically a nice course but if it's your first time there it is somewhat of a mystery trying to figure out where the next hole is.. Very poorly marked! Lots of water hazards. A couple of interesting holes but mostly straightforward. I think its not competitively priced as there are much better course for the same money or less!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Tough Greens for a Short Track

For a short course the greens were the biggest challenge. Hard to hold when flag mostly on an incline. Good tract to practice your irons for sure. Conditions went from rain to sun, overall a little chilly but great staff made up for it.. Cart paths were a disaster not being paved. Overall was a good day as we head into our No Golf season...

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 40
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in great shape

I enjoy this course but hate getting gouged on the price per person for the cart, it really puts me off coming to this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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