Black Bear Golf Club


4-star: generally an excellent standard golf course, well worth visiting.
   Black Bear Golf Club Est. 1995

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Black Bear Golf Club: Located to the north and east of Eustis, less than an hours' drive from the centre of Orlando, Black Bear is a big, expansive, gently rolling golf course - laid out in an open, almost treeless environment, creates a linksy feel to the layout - although part of a residential development, the housing is not at all intrusive and always set well back from the holes - there is very little water to worry about, but it does seriously threaten at the closing par-4 18th, flanking the leftside of the fairway and protecting the front and rightside of the green - there are some huge greens to contend with; measuring more than 50 yards from front to back at the 1st, 11th, 13th and 18th holes - the quiet environment of this former orange plantation is home to many nicely undulating, open fairways, flanked by TPC-style, smooth, rolling earthmounds - a great course for big-hitters who will be encouraged by the generally good-width fairways and not overly penal rough - plenty of large, expansive bunkering, adds to the challenges and excellent quality feel of Black Bear.

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Making Contact

Black Bear Golf Club
24505 Calusa Blvd,
nr Eustis, Florida FL 32736
USA
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Office   +1 (800) 423 2718 (toll-free)
Pro Shop   +1 (352) 357 4732
Fax

 

Email   blackbeargc@yahoo.com
Website   www.blackbeargolfclub.com
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Golf Pro
 
Butch Benton (Director of Golf)
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Academy
 
Randy Brown Golf
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Open parkland.
Gently undulating terrain
 
Surroundings: Residential and rural countryside and woodland
 
Designer: P.B. Dye
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Yards 7062 5975 5044
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 74.1 68.9 69.7
 
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How2Get There?

35 miles N of downtown Orlando / 10 miles NE of Eustis.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Jan thru mid-April): weekdays $40; weekends $55. Golf cart included. Reduced rates for twilight rounds. [Above rates based on best info available at the time. Contact club for current actual rates, seasonal and other discounts]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Non-metal spike facility. Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities
Excellent
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Did you know?

This area of central Florida is still home to the shy and secretive Florida black bear, hence the golf course's name. Very occasionally a bear has been seen taking an early morning stroll along the fairways.

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Location

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Latitude (decimal): 28.8843855503
Longitude (decimal): -81.5488529205
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