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Great Bear Golf Club

Basic Information

Address

One Great Bear Way | East Stroudsburg, PA 18302


Phone:

(570) 223-2000


Fax:

(570) 223-8510


Email:

mmckeon @greatbeargc.com


Website

www.golfgreatbear.com/

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Club Contacts
Golf ProfessionalSean Duggan(570) 213-5400
Club ManagerBill Smith(570) 223-2000
General Manager (570) 223-2000
SuperintendentKeith Snyder(570) 232-2000
Course Information
Club TypePublic
Founded1997
ArchitectJack Nicklaus
Tee Sheet Front 9 Back 9 Course
Rating Slope Rating Slope Rating Slope
BlackMen 36.9 139 36.6 14673.5143
GoldMen 35.9 135 35.6 14271.5139
BlueMen 35.1 131 34.7 13969.8135
WhiteMen 34.1 128 34.1 13768.2133
WhiteWomen 37.3 134 36.7 14074.0137
RedWomen 35.3 128 33.8 12969.1129

History

Only one golf course designer could do justice to the natural beauty at Great Bear Golf Club — the one known worldwide as the Golden Bear, Jack Nicklaus.

His 18-hole championship design demonstrates why he has been considered the master of his game for decades. Nicklaus has taken the natural advantages of the site and worked harmoniously with them to create a course that is an experience in golf and aesthetics. Integrating the three lakes, several streams, wetlands, small bridges and rolling terrain, Nicklaus has created a course that presents itself differently to golfers of varying skill levels. For the experienced player, the course offers interesting challenges and pro tees that will bring out the best in even the strongest golfers. Yet it’s also designed to be a course with the ultimate in fairness and playability. It ensures for golfers of all abilities an enjoyable experience, round after round, and reveals its intricacies and craftsmanship the more you play it. Great Bear is destined to be one of the Golden Bear’s most-talked-about layouts.

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Locations

One Great Bear Way | East Stroudsburg, PA 18302

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