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Address: 51055 Range Rd 222, Sherwood Park, Alberta T8C 1G9, Canada
Phone Number: +1 780-922-2327
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Northern Bear Golf Club is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course located in...

Northern Bear Golf Club is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Course located in Sherwood Park, Alberta, just 30 minutes from downtown Edmonton. Built on Jack Nicklaus' legendary tradition of designing prestigious and spectacular courses.

The "Bear" is a perfect blend of tree lined fairways, strategic bunker placements, five lakes and USGA standard greens all designed to offer the ultimate in playability to every golf enthusiast.

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Our favourite Edmonton area course

Although it is a bit of a drive out of the city, Northern Bear has always been our go-to course. It is not packed like the city courses and is a bit more challenging. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 September 2016
Jenna W
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Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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Sherwood Park, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

I have golfed numerous Edmonton area courses and have to say the Northern Bear is definitely in the top three. The price is a premium but the course conditioning, challenge off the tee (and every other shot) and friendly staff make it worth it. I will be back again for sure.

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Thank Instron4204
WindmillGrpAdvisor, Public Relations Manager at Northern Bear Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review the Bear. We're glad that you enjoyed your experience! :) More 

Sherwood Park, Canada
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15 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Large group of senior ladies booked a lunch . When we arrived they set us up on bar stools by the front door . Explaining we couldn"t sit there they moved us to a large storrage room . Seemed dirty and a few flies . Food was ok but not great . Would not let us in the dinning room... More 

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Thank Madeline C
WindmillGrpAdvisor, Public Relations Manager at Northern Bear Golf Club, responded to this review

We're sorry that your Northern Bear experience was less than ideal! I have passed your comments along to our management at the course so they can consider different approaches in the future when pre-booking to advise people of potential restrictions in the dining space. Please let us know at marketing@windmillgolf.com if you plan to come back in the future so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Hi. I have played here a few times in the past and always enjoyed the course. It seems like it has grown up nicely and looks really good right now. I had a great experience with the entire staff from the bag boy to the pro shop and the starters. The course plays fairly easy from the proper tees. It... More 

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Thank Rodney C
WindmillGrpAdvisor, Public Relations Manager at Northern Bear Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review our course. We appreciate your positive comments and will be sure to pass them on to the course staff. See you at the course next season, Chris More 

Sherwood Park, Alberta, Canada
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Although it is a bit of a drive out of the city, Northern Bear has always been our go-to course. It is not packed like the city courses and is a bit more challenging. The clubhouse and course are quite beautiful. The carts previously had GPS, although last time we went they didn't so we're not sure if that is... More 

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Thank Jenna W
WindmillGrpAdvisor, Public Relations Manager at Northern Bear Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review Northern Bear Golf Course. We're glad you enjoy playing the course! The carts no longer have GPS, but there is an app you can download for your smartphone that offers the same support - ask in the pro shop next time you're there. When you call and get a rate, make sure that... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The course itself plays very well with an interesting and challenging layout. Staff were friendly and attentive, course marshal politely kept the pace and 90* rule. Club house is well located. Down side, hot dog buns were stale, Carts no longer have GPS, waterfall feature wall in club house no longer operating (indicative of the slip in maintenance). Full price... More 

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Thank CareyEvan
WindmillGrpAdvisor, Public Relations Manager at Northern Bear Golf Club, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to provide a review. As we near the end of the season, certain features of the course (like the waterfall) are shut down early for maintenance. There is a GPS replacement app that we now recommend people use for their smartphones on the course - ask when you play next. And, make sure to join... More 

Sherwood Park, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This course is very overrated! Played in a tournament and was by far the worse golf experience ever ! Never told me when my initial tee was , had to phone in to get it . Group members I played with , one in particular questioned me on my ball placement off the tee - imagine!! During the round Marshals... More 

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Thank Bestman65
WindmillGrpAdvisor, Public Relations Manager at Northern Bear Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your feedback. Your comments have been shared with the course management. More 

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

The course itself was in good shape but management was less than stellar. To pay $135 a round there are some expectations. Like the GPS in the carts should work, services should be friendly and helpful. Marshall and starter were good. I would never go back to this course again as long as it has the same management. This is... More 

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Thank kjsspin
WindmillGrpAdvisor, Public Relations Manager at Northern Bear Golf Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to honestly reflect on Northern Bear. We've passed your thoughts onto the ownership / course management, and will take your comments seriously as we look for ways to improve. We hope to earn your business back in the future. More 

Wetaskiwin, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

When arrived was treated very well, reminded me of a private course. Nice driving range, Nice carts with water. I appreciate that they have a yardage book as I find nowadays everyone is playing with their phones or GPS's and wasting a lot of time. Typical Jack N course, sand traps all around 220. Traps around greens, reminds me of... More 

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Thank John R
Ponoka, Canada
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139 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

We paid $115 to play what we thought was a "resort" type course. The GPS on the golf carts do not work, we couldn't get a yardage book or even map of the hole layout (and didn't see one at each hole). It seemed like a guessing game where to hit the ball on some holes. Our golf cart barely... More 

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Thank bobbdn
Sherwood Park, Canada
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

I have played this course on a number of occasions. While years ago, the club had significant water challenges, they have been able to resolve this and overcome challenges of winter-kill on the greens. Well laid out course which will punish you if you get into trouble. Try it!

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