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Lake Padden is becoming great again

After a year of sub par conditions due to an inexperienced greens superintendent in the midst of... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2019
Bellingham, Washington
Good golf made better

This is a very well maintained Golf Course that has many challenging holes and greens. Hey very... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2016
via mobile
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Apr 2, 2019
“Lake Padden is becoming great again”
Jun 26, 2019
“Look again”
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Reviewed June 26, 2019 via mobile

Note the bad reviews from 2018. Things have changed. The course is in great shape, best golf value on the Northwest. Good food, reasonable. No one can complain any more.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 4Travellers1
Reviewed June 11, 2019

Almost didn't play it based on the previous reviews but so glad I did, awesome course and great putting greens. Every hole was framed by tall cedars and pines with a variety of doglegs and unique challenges. Pro shop staff extremely friendly and knowledgeable and...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Phil G
Reviewed April 2, 2019

After a year of sub par conditions due to an inexperienced greens superintendent in the midst of management change, it is so wonderful to have the former, highly experienced greenskeeper back on board. It is amazing how much Lake Padden has improved in just the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank wendygalasso
Reviewed September 12, 2018

I played here today was shocked at how disgusting the condition of the course is in. This used to a gem and one of the best public courses in the Northwest. What happened? I know the city changed management, but didn't anyone look into the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Jim M
Reviewed June 10, 2018

Course conditions not up to par . If you consider putting as important to a golf round this is a course you would not want to play . Down from B.C many times over the years and very satisfied .Once was a pleasant experience ....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank s7notrump
Reviewed May 23, 2018

Just finished golfing 9 holes at Lake Padden Golf Course and was so surprised to see the condition of the course. The greens have huge chunks of dead grass which makes finding your ball or hitting your ball difficult. This once beautiful, fun course, now...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Chrystianne
Reviewed May 6, 2018

Since the new ownership group took over Lake Padded G.C Oct 2017.the course has gone from one I loved to play to one I'm sure I will never play again :( . The course back in August 2017 was well maintained and very enjoyable to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank letmegolf1
Reviewed September 24, 2017 via mobile

Fairways and green need to be rolled and punched. Both very inconsistent and the fairways need a lot of work Normally during season really good Muny but think the dry summer took its dye Reasonably priced, sr tees

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank michaelbkolsky
Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

This is a very well maintained Golf Course that has many challenging holes and greens. Hey very nice little Pro Shop with a nice staff and helpful people.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank jlongman
Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Peaceful solitude with a gravel trail all the way around the Lake. Benches to rest if you so desire, water stations and restrooms, ample parking and plenty of space to do your own thing!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Mary J
October 4, 2015|
Response from Squammie | Reviewed this property |
You are in Bellingham,Wa. There are many restaurants within 10 km. Even WWU has one!!!!
April 9, 2015|
Response from Squammie | Reviewed this property |
Normal golf courses start tee-times as early as 07:30 weather depending and last tee-times as late as evening light will allow. Tee -times are based on time if year allowing for early frost in the morning to darkness setting... More