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Lake Padden Golf Course

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Address: 4882 Samish Way, Bellingham, WA 98229
Phone Number: 360-738-7400
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Beautiful golf course with challenging greens!!! Lovely setting! Nice dining room and pro shop with excellent golf apparel.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2015
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8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Beautiful golf course with challenging greens!!! Lovely setting! Nice dining room and pro shop with excellent golf apparel.

Thank Squammie
Winnipeg, Canada
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83 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015

This gem of a course is well known to locals and located at the entrance of Lake Padden Park just south of Bellingham. Well treed and with surprisingly very little water, this 18 hole full length course will challenge all skill levels. The greens were in great shape (late August), and althoug not visible from the course, The putts break... More 

Thank Bert44364
Mill Creek, Washington
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

This is a great track for so many reasons, but ultimately it comes down to the quality of the greens- smooth and consistent. I was draining putts from all over the place. My only con would be the 1 par 4 on the back 9 with the 90 degree dog leg right. I cringe at these type holes as it... More 

Thank Makaio39
Burnaby, Canada
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270 reviews
55 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We played here at the end of July and twilight started at 2pm which meant golf for $30 on a course that is a good challenge. Unlike the previous reviewer, we did not find that the greens were slow at all and given the lack of rain in the last few months we thought that the overall shape of the... More 

Thank Derek W
Surprise, Arizona
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251 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

probably the most played course in Bellingham. holes are challenging, some very long. I good shape for this type of course, excelt the greens were extremely slow.

Thank sophillymike
West Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Take advantage of the driving range - it's grass and you hit balls to the north, which means that the sun shines on the ball and not in your eyes. The course has a good variety of holes, with tracts of forest separating most holes. Fairways and greens are well-maintained and the pro shop staff are welcoming. There are no... More 

Thank Rob399
Bellingham, Washington
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

I play here each week and am continuously impressed with this venue. It is well maintained, has a great professional staff and is a challenge to all golf abilities. Most of all it is the best golf value in Washington. And I don't want to leave out that they have very good food. Their breakfast, as well as lunch wraps,... More 

Thank Paul L
Surrey, Canada
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79 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Lake Padden Golf Course is about 35 years old I would say and provides exceptional value & conditioning considering it is city owned. Green fees for seniors are about $24. The course can easily be walked if you are in decent shape. The course set-up is such that on a normal day when it is not too busy (and this... More 

Thank Digby_Scallops
Langley City, Canada
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112 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Despite the rain we worked our way through the puddles and savvy lay out. Definitely a must do course if in the area. Golf management is the call for this course. Be subtle and you'll have a great round. Tough to believe this is a public course. We also had a great experience in the cafe after our game. Best... More 

Thank Rick S
Las Vegas, Nevada
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39 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This was the last of four muni courses that we played in Washington and by far the best and favorite. Could not believe it was a muni but the green fees don't lie...very affordable. Beautiful scenery, course in great condition, a blend of various park-type trees and majestic woodland evergreens, lots of wide fairways, water hazards that did not come... More 

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