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4.0
277 Reviews (277)
5 Stars
44
4 Stars
131
3 Stars
74
2 Stars
19
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.7
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.4
94.1%
Recommend this course
246 out of 277 reviews
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4.0
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.7
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.4
91.7%
Recommend this course
11 out of 12 reviews
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4.1
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.8
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.6
96.4%
Recommend this course
27 out of 28 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 70
Length 6142 yards
Slope 122
Rating 69.0

Previously known as Belair Golf & Country Club

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Course Details

Year Built 1959
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.0
277 Reviews (277)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 20
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 20
Elevation Changes 20
Water Hazards 17
This course/club is great for:
Locals 37
Beginners 27
Seniors 16
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 23
Convenient to the City 14
Worth the Drive 6

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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Very nice for the price

I think this course is a hidden jewel. The fairway are in great shape. The rough are very forgiving. A course that is very walkable. The greens are slower than I like. I do enjoy playing there.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
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3.0
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First Time Playing

OK Course

Bowie Golf Course is a nice course for walking. Don't be fooled by the 6100 yard distance. Because it is a par 70, many of the holes are long. We played from the back tees and found several par 3s over 200 yards. Also, many of the par 4s were long. The course is in fair shape. The greens seems a little slow and weren't very true. Look out for a lot of goose crap over the entire course. They need to get a dog or something. Even with the problems mentioned, It was still fun to play. Just don't expect resort conditions.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/09/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave Bowie Golf Club a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 11/01/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Bowie Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value and good conditions

We had an enjoyable round at Bowie on Wednesday. The course was in good condition especially with the drought conditions we are having.
The $31.00 for 18 including cart is a excellent value.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0

Cart paths in desperate need of redoing some fairways in ruff shape greens in good shape staff always nice price is fair with all that said I still enjoy playing every weekend

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Commented on 08/20/2019

Thank you for reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the condition of the cart path. Your feedback is important to us, and we are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements. Your feedback about the price of our course is also important to us. We always want to make sure we are offering golfers a competitive price for their round. It is our goal to give visitors the best chance to get out and play more. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for being a great loyal customer at Bowie Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

A typical round at Bowie. Good value for a nice layout. Pace of play was good.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Decent Practice Course

I've golfed Bowie on and off for the past 25 years. It's OK in the spring, but the grass doesn't stand up well to the heat and rain of summer. Some of tee boxes are impenetrable with a tee. The greens have the opposite problem; they get saturated. The greens are in nice shape compared to the rest of the course, but be prepared to fix a lotta ball marks on every green (typical muni conditions).

The Staff has always been the silver lining that makes the already low price not seem like a ripoff.. The Manager, John, is great. The Starter is great. The beer girls are great (and easy in the eyes!), but there's this one guy working the register that's extremely arrogant and hostile.

He actually followed me outside and tried to start a fist fight for not having my reservation confirmation with me....(like he can't see it in his system). He gave me the cart key like everything was fine, then began screaming! I thought it might be me, but others have complained about his abusive behavior and the starter apologized...that was nice.

If it wasn't for that, I might have rated the course 3-Stars, but no higher. I hope they invest in new cart paths soon. Golf Bowie one time and you'll see what I mean.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 08/05/2019

Hi, Yakpoo. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting Bowie Golf Club. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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