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“Good value”

Bear Creek Golf Complex
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Owner description: Bear Creek Golf Complex is a 36-hole inland links golf facility consisting of both a long and short course. The Bear Championship Course stretches to 6,825 yards from the back tees and plays to a par 71, The Cub Executive Course is a fun, sporty par 59, 3,501-yard course. Bear Creek is a unique and exciting place, and we strive to encourage the development of golfers of all ages and abilities. In addition to our two golf courses we also have a full Practice and Learning Center, staffed by PGA Professionals who are available for both individual and group lessons. Both golf courses and practice area were created by the Nicklaus Design Group and architect Bill O'Leary, and opened for play in January 2000.
Vancouver Island, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
145 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“Good value”
Reviewed November 20, 2013

We golfed with another couple and had an enjoyable 4 hour 10 minute round. The fairways and greens are in good shape. Very nice practice area with driving range and chipping and putting greens. The course was quite busy at 10 am on a Monday morning so it is obviously popular. My only concerns: first, there is no potable water on the course so bring your own (or buy from the cart girl); second, would be a potential problem with the pace of play. We had no problem, but by the time we had finished 15, we could see the group behind us was still putting out on 13 so they were more than 2 full holes behind us. There was a 'players' assistant' on the course but he didn't seem to try to speed them up. All in all, we would play here again.

Visited November 2013
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Penicuik, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
78 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
“Our favourite course in the area”
Reviewed October 29, 2013 via mobile

My wife and I golfed Bear Creek (Bear) twice and the Cub ,once , last September. We really enjoyed the Bear and talked fondly of it throughout the year as we golfed in our homeland of Scotland. We're back in the area and booked to play this morning. We received a great welcome at check in and the starter was very chatty and pleasant. The course was a good as we remembered it and we both really enjoyed a great round. This is an excellent course which suits golfers of all abilities. Great value for money. We plan to have another couple of rounds next week.

Visited October 2013
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Surrey, Canada
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Nice links layout”
Reviewed October 17, 2013

Played the Bear championship course during a recent visit to Phoenix. A nice links layout but we were there as they prepared the course for reseeding, so the fairways were quite brown -- fortunately the low green fees reflected this. Also played the Bear last February when things were a lot greener and found the course to be a good intermediate challenge. Would recommend this course for golfers wanting value for their dollar.

Visited September 2013
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Chandler, Arizona
1 review
“Good Family Course for Beginners”
Reviewed September 6, 2013

I am new to golf with my 8 year old son and 12 year old daughter. My husband has been playing for years. This is a nice inexpensive course to play if you are just beginning. Kids play free on Sundays with an adult. Makes for a great family activity!

Visited August 2013
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Calgary, Canada
Level 5 Contributor
74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
“Good Inexpensive Golf”
Reviewed April 13, 2013

This is good for an inexpensive round of golf. We golfed this after golfing outstanding golf courses at Quintero, Blackstone and Trilogy, so the beauty of the course was a real let down at first, but the fairways and greens were in good shape and you can't beat it for the price.

Visited April 2013
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