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3.4
866 Reviews (866)
5 Stars
163
4 Stars
342
3 Stars
208
2 Stars
86
1 Stars
67
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.8
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.1
70.6%
Recommend this course
650 out of 866 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.1
108 Reviews (108)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
29
2 Stars
16
1 Stars
16
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.5
Layout
3.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
2.3
StaffFriendliness
4.4
64.8%
Recommend this course
70 out of 108 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.1
175 Reviews (175)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
56
3 Stars
39
2 Stars
29
1 Stars
26
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.4
Layout
3.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
62.3%
Recommend this course
109 out of 175 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Resort
Par 36
Length 3485 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Editor's Note: Course closed for business. See Bluewater Bay Golf Club listing.

Course Details

Year Built 1981
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Fazio (1981) Jerry Pate (1981)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Marina, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.4
866 Reviews (866)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 23
Watching the Game 10
Amazing Food 9
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 47
Bunkers 38
Narrow Fairways 24
This course/club is great for:
Locals 30
Playing Multiple Courses 27
Seniors 25
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 29
Worth the Drive 19
In the 'Burbs 15

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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Terrible Condition

If you are looking for a course with DEAD fairways, greens, and tee boxes then look no further because you have found what you are looking for. Worst conditions I've ever seen at any course in the area.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Progress is being made

This course has received many poor reviews of late. It is true that the greens are much in need of improvement. They are slow and bumpy with some bare parts. The tees could also use some grass, but you are at least using a tee. The layout is interesting and the fairways are fairly narrow with trees lining most, and out of bounds on both sides of all holes. There are also several water hazards in play. There are also many dog keg holes that require some precision to be a position to approach the greens. This course has much potential if they can just improve the greens significantly. A fun time can still be had if you have the right attitude going in.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Interesting layout

Like the layout but too bad they don't take care of the course. Greens bad. High weeds in roughs. Fairways not bad. And the restaurant has been closed for months. Staff is friendly. Price is cheap so if you aren't looking for a well maintained course, you will be fine here.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Not worth it!!

I last played this course when the new owners took over and was giving them the benefit of just starting. However, the course is in worse condition now. The Marsh 9 holes is the worst I"ve ever seen them, and a number of the Bay 9 holes greens were just as bad. Definitely would not recommend and will not return myself until I hear it has turned around.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not worth it

I’m never going back. I’ve played this course (both the bay and marsh) twice now and it’s a waste of your money. It is sad too. Absolute waste of such beautiful views. The entire course is a sand trap and the greens weren’t good. Layout it insane. You’re going to spend more time on a golf cart driving through the neighborhoods trying to find where to go. It’s spread out and the layout doesn’t make sense. Every hole is someone’s back yard. Lots of distractions going on. The views are beautiful on a couple holes but just not worth it when so many other courses around are better for the price.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

The course was in terrible condition.

Great layout and many challenging holes but condition of the course was disappointing, at best. Very friendly staff. Poorly stocked pro shop.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Some challenging holes- Greens need work

Staff were friendly. Looks like the greens are being worked on, right now they are in poor condition. Lots of water. Had some challenging holes. At this time I would wait for the greens to heal before playing this course again.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good layout, not so great condition

I was able to play as soon as I arrived. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Course has a good layout, but was in need of routine maintenance - mowing tees, lack of water, some rough spots on greens. It was under new management by the golf community, so perhaps these issues will be addressed.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

In need of a cash infusion

Bluewater was in unplayable shape. 6 greens had grass on them, and the rest were awful. Nothing was mowed and the tee boxes are unrecognizable. We feel badly for the gentleman at the front desk who was very welcoming and apologetic for the greens. It is a waste of time and money to play this course at the present time. So sorry to see another potential good course go down the drain.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Conditions were terrible. Play anywhere else before going here!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 80
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Disarray

I have played this course for many years. I was deeply disturbed by the condition of the course, especially the greens. I do understand that they are under new management but to let the course get to this point, its disappointing. That's the reason for the low rating. The cost to play this time is not justified based on the condition of the course. Hope they come back soon.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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