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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
93.4%
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4.6
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4.5
Value
4.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.4
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4.9
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4.5
56 Reviews (56)
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Conditions
4.4
Value
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
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4.7
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6708 yards
Slope 131
Rating 72.8
Book a Tee Time at
The Links at Bowen Lake
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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Fairways Bentgrass
Greens Bentgrass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Bill Newcomb

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf Simulator No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole No

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire must be worn on course and grounds.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.4
95 Reviews (95)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 11
Bunkers 10
Undulating Greens 10
This course/club is great for:
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 9
Locals 8
Seniors 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 10

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Reviews 81
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

About 20 rounds here this year, all because of tee off in Golf now primarily great pricing

Well, this is going to be my final review for this course. It is the highest volume course. We played all year long by far just about 20 rounds of golf here by myself in about 15 or so for the wife so that’s quite a bit of business year for us. Number one if it wasn’t for tee off or golf now we probably wouldn’t be coming here certainly not for the amount of times that we did. Tom and Tommy have done a great job. Taking ownership this year. The condition, of course is probably the best it has ever been . We played the middle of November and it was still great shape. The leaves were cleaned up for a well and there are a lot of core holes with warts and leaves so kudos to Tom and Tommy for doing a super job. I still think it’s cheaper to buy it on TeeOff or GolfNow then it is to buy a membership for her and I , but we both enjoy this course. It has tea boxes for older people at about 5800 yards then there’s like 6100 yards right up till close to 6800 from the tip so but the nice thing is for my wife who is a senior is that they have a green tea which is actually at the beginning of the fairway in the bent grass and that measures out about 4400 yards which she can get on the green in regulation which is good and it’s about the only nice course where she can score now the last two times under 100. Which she likes to do and makes her feel good so all in all it’s a win-win for us to come here. I hate to give away all the positive but it is a great value and we go pie Barbara Creek. We go by Cedar Chase to get here but it’s still only half hour or so away so anyway thanks again Tom sorry a Golf now captures all my money but with my reports here I highly recommend a Course and I’m glad you had a very good year. Looks like you have then we’ll see you again next year year.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/11/2023

Thank you for choosing to play our course so many times this summer. We are so happy you enjoyed your experience. Just as an FYI, we are opening up for golf when weather permits. This week we are planning to open the course On Friday Dec 15th and Saturday the 16th weather permitting.

Played On
Reviews 22
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging and in great shape

I always love coming to this course with the new owners, and they have GPS now… Always have a good time and always enjoy the layout!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/11/2023

So happy you enjoyed our course and thank you for letting us know that. We look forward to seeing you next year. Or if you want to get some December golf in, we are planning to be open this Fri & Sat Dec 15 & 16. Give us a call for a tee time. Merry Christmas

Played On
Reviews 81
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Tom your the best owner ever!!

Met Tom and talked great hands on owner, even answered the phone and let us move up tee time.
Course in great shape.
Wife senior loves 4500 or so senior ladies fairway green tees, wish other courses had that.

18 rounds here this year!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 81
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Best shape ever 10/23/23 Great work Tom’s!

Been here now pushing 20 times this year and know Rick on a first name basis. Course in best shape all year. Greens don’t seem to be aerated yet so good.
TeeOff has saved me a ton of $ with golfpass points and paid $36 and change for buddy and I on Monday.

Go by a lot of courses to play here including Falls Barber real close to home and Cedar and all the other Greenville courses not far.

I heard North Kent bought Alpine so that should be restored to its former self invv by a couple years. ( but prices wil go up no doubt)

As long as Bowen Lk stays on TeeOff it’s my volume course of the year , now at 85 rounds

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/11/2023

Thank you for sharing your thoughts. We agree that Rick is great. We normally aerate our greens near the end of September.

Played On
Reviews 7
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 74
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 81
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Good as it ever was

Please you’re on a Tuesday bye-bye sell for 18 bucks with all the discounts and everything on TeeOff so I’m only played through like two groups no big deal and less than three hours please after high school tournament girls so the course is in good shape as it usually is just can’t be the deals. Thanks Tom and Tom keep up the good work. I’ve done a place here at least a dozen times this year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 81
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Well, this time I got lucky and played by myself for $18 in 2 1/2 hours!

Well, I have reviewed this course probably 10 times this year cause I keep paying here on TeeOff and I struck in $18 deal by myself which is fine and play in 2 1/2 hours so it was fantastic. The girls high school championship just got done for the course is in great shape and I had a good time but fast courses great before the aerated and a great job. Once again by Tommy Tommy keep staying on top off and I will keep coming back in Golf now. Yeah baby.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 28
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 129
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Course is in great shape,only issue was the slow play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/11/2023

Thank you for your comments. We are sorry you had some slow play. We have made several steps to speed up play this year by installing GPS units and adding rangers on the weekends. We hope next time will move quicker for you. Merry Christmas

Played On
Reviews 57
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 129
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Course is in terrific condition.staff always super nice

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 81
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Don’t play behind a league at night!!

Made the mistake of playing at 6 pm behind a leagues and will never do it again.
Asher good young man
New starter old coot ornery and no tact toward my wife, go back to the outhouse!
Other than that Tom your doing a great job

But the sand hill cranes play a pretty tune when the sun goes down
Seriously we have played here a dozen times this year primarily because of conditions, and good pricing on TeeOff beating even senior rates substantially but never at night again

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/11/2023

Sorry it was a slow pace. We have added the GPS units and rangers on the weekends, there honestly isn't much we can do with the large leagues, all playing their own ball. So you are probably correct to pick other times if you are in a hurry. Thank you for you honest reviews on our course.

Played On
Reviews 81
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Playing here about dozen times this year it’s been so good. Good job, Tom and Tommy.

Well, I must’ve left three or four reviews here already because they play here. Most of the time course is in great shape plenty of tea boxes to choose from nice challenge good conditions, and very good pricing on tee off the new ownership of Tom and Tommy have done a tremendous job here. Thank you Tom from what I heard from the lady that was doing the flowers. You guys never on the golf course before but you run a great ship already on a new course that you’ve never on before a good job kudos

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 12/11/2023

Thank you for your kind words. Carolyn who does the flowers has done an amazing job.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 129
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Grounds crew does a great job.conditions are terrific

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 12/12/2023

Thank you, our grounds crew works very hard to keep things looking so nice.

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