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3.8
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.8
78.3%
Recommend this course
30 out of 38 reviews
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3.6
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
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1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.3
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
3.8
66.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 9 reviews
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3.9
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
2
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1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.1
80.0%
Recommend this course
12 out of 15 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 7242 yards
Slope 134
Rating 74.4
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Back Creek Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Golf Season Year round
Architect David E. Horne Allen Liddicoat (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Golf School at Back Creek"
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

3.8
38 Reviews (38)
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Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great!!

Played here many times but not recently. Course in very good shape especially for December!!! Pace was good even though course crowded on warm December day. Will return!!!

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

Back Creek late fall

My first time playing Back Creek, initial impression is a solid course with challenging layout and enough distance to challenge all levels of golf. The fairways were ample and allowed plenty of fairway to land a ball. The condition of the course currently is an 7.5. You can see that there were some issues with tee boxes and areas on a couple of greens where there was almost chunks out of the greens surface. In addition, you can see the amount of crabgrass on the course as it slowly does. The good news is that the course has and is making the necessary repairs to stabilize the course condition and bring it back to a 9/10. Pace of play was great, finished in 4 hrs
and 15 minutes.
I had a great 62 degree day playing a fun and challenging course. I will be back.
Michael

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Played with my son and the course was empty except for a couple with a 3 year old child in front of us. They let the kid try and tee off on every hole. No Marshall around to do anything about it. I used to love this course. I emailed the manager about this and got NO response. Don’t go here.

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

Course is highly overrated..... not 4 stars

The course is completely relying on reviews from when it first opened. Conditions of the tee boxes, fairways, and greens were terrible. This is the first time I’ve ever seen crabgrass on greens at any golf course. Quit after 9 holes totally disappointed. Will not play this course again at any price. One star rating at best.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Back Creek

Back Creek is a fun round with a few challenging holes while still remaining an overall mild layout for all skill levels to enjoy.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 25
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

First time playing

I absolutely love this course, fairways, greens, tee boxes, even bunkers were in great shape.

Played with two nice gentlemen. The gentleman who checked me in was very nice, explained everything nicely.

Greens were not very receptive but that’s understandable this time of year. I will be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

COVID 19 GOLF

Took the day to play the course during the new normal. No rakes, cups upside down and social distancing.

Of course everything was closed, but the Pro set up shop outside under a tent. Warm welcome, great explanation of rules and touched payment.

Course was in great shape, greens rolled true and bunkers were unexpectedly consistent.

I would recommend this course and return to play it again!

Look forward to carts, cups and a chance for an adult beverage.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 60
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Pennsylvania Advisor
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Always a pleasure to go to this Hidden Gem

This course is absolutely awesome!! Amid everything going on with covet 19 the course is open and in great shape especially for this time of year! Greens are rolling very nice

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Best Greens This Time of Year

I am finally going to review the course after 5 years of playing it regularly. However, this review is only for the conditions at this time of year. I am not kidding when I say that the greens are perfect. Three holes do not drain very well in the wet season (1, 11, 16) and are almost always cart path only. With winter rules and tight budgets, you aren't going to see the bunkers maintained. If you haven't seen the course, put it on your list of a "must try"

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Wet and cold but fun nonetheless

Seems like it rains every time I play there but got it in and had fun! Greens we were a bit choppy but otherwise good round

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 143
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Golf Channel
Used cart

A great course with great greens. It can definitely test your short game if you miss some greens on the wrong side

Conditions Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

What’s going on at Back Creek

Played Back creek this week as I have for the last several years. We always enjoy the course and the value with lunch included. This year we immediately noticed the course conditions had drastically changed from previous visits. tee boxes are chewed up with many divots and crab grass everywhere. Fairways are not any better with sections of bare mud, standing water and more crab grass. Greens are variable with some firm and others receptive. Pace of play was slow at 4.5 hours which is typical for public course with no rangers activity. Highlight continues to be the restaurant and bar.

We will be looking for other courses in the area unless back creek returns to previous form.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

I will not play at this course again.

The staff is very unfriendly, the started let people go off at all different times despite their tee times. The ranger was not monitoring pace of play. We ended up leaving the course because the wait was so long. We waited at least 5-10 minutes at each hole. When I addressed the pace of play concern in the clubhouse the staff was not receptive and were very rude. Definitely would not recommend.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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