Willow Springs Golf Course

3.0345058824 3.0 stars from 5 (140)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 6329 yards
  • Slope: 116
  • Rating: 68.9
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Appropriate golf attire.

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Summer Blue 72 6329 yards 68.9 116
Summer White 72 5931 yards 67.6 112
Winter Blue 70 5817 yards 66.7 104
Winter White 70 5455 yards 65.4 102
Summer Red 72 5085 yards 66.4 107
Winter Red 70 4572 yards 66.1 99

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 3.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.0 stars from 5
Value: 3.6 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.3 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 3.9 stars from 5
Course Layout: 3.3 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 2.7 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 140 Reviews
5 stars:
15
4 stars:
48
3 stars:
44
2 stars:
26
1 stars:
7

recommend this course

104 out of 138 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is in the 'burbs   Great for beginners locals   Challenges include water hazards  

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Reviews


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"Over priced"


u113254797's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/21/2017
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Reviewed on

I've been playing this course for 25 years.

I haven't played it in a couple years because of the price. You can play most courses in the area for the same price. The fairways are rock hard. There were only 3 or 4 groups on the course. We played it in 2 1/2 hours. Willow springs needs to have a $20 after noon special and fill the course up.

So sad.. many memories on this course


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


"Don't bother"


woodytxag's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  10-14

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/31/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

Against my own good judgment I decided to play this course again since there was a deal for $12. Not even worth that low price. The greens looked like they just mowed the fairway really short. No way of reading a putt. Some greens were super slow, others played like Augusta (without the true roll). The grass outside of the fairways were unmowed Johnson grass that was so long it had gone to seed. The gravel 'cart paths' were like a washboard. I couldn't recommend this course any less. Avoid at all costs.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course


"Enjoying the good life"



4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/16/2017
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Reviewed on

Noon tee off so it was hot but plenty of water on the course. Greens were OK. Pace of play was good. More water than I remember since it has been 8 years since I played here. Nice course I played with my son. Seemed like the Marshall was following us . Used Golfnow.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Pace of play does not exist"


u602834949's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/06/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Pros:

Great course for all skill levels

Great staff

Nice range and practice green

Nice carts

Cons:

Some greens are iffy

And finally pace of play is atrocious we had a double myself and 2 foursomes waiting to tee off on the fourth hole took a little under 3 hours to play 7 holes I had to leave early because I could not handle it anymore


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course


"Fun Day"


kgraves190's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/28/2017
First time playing Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Enjoyed playing this course. There is a lot of water but it was a fun day of golf.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



Kevin4314574's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/14/2017
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Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Willow Springs"


u000004661901's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/13/2017
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Reviewed on

Poor conditions. No grass. Bad greens and slow play. Had to play behind a group of 6. Cheap beer was a plus but I won't go back. I need a positive golf experience.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Poor

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course


"Average at best"


Patman811's avatar
Top 1000 Contributor
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  5-9

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/13/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Friendly people working there. We followed a small tournament and the group in front of us was a Six-some. Took 5-1/2 hours to play 18 holes. Course is mostly hardpan. Greens were ok to putt on but some greens were water soaked so chips would splat when landing. Occasional mud hole in front of greens. Course has a very easy short layout. Good for beginners but don't go there if you are in a hurry on the weekend.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Fairly Easy


I don't recommend this course


"Tale of Two Courses"


voskuildave's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/12/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Typical Texas plains golf course, with lots of local guys enjoying the course. The holes near the clubhouse, 1,2,3, 9th on front. 10, 11, 18 on back are flat, dry fairways and brown grass. But the remaining holes that run through the back of the course look like a DIFFERENT course; more lush, water hazards, greener conditions-funny. Didn't expect greens to be any good given practice green, but was fooled-rolled very nice! Lots of high handicappers and kids on course as it was mid PM on a Friday...Given cost-good value.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course



u3800902's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/09/2017
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Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Rough"


Ernie2392650's avatar
Age:  Under 25
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/01/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The greens are decent. The entire course is like playing from the rough. No clue where fairways and rough met. Course is more for the beginner player.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


"it has some risk reward holes ,u need to be able to move the ball from right to left and vice versa"


RTM's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/26/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

willow springs is always a nice to play the greens could be a little better but it is always kept in good shape ,even the rough .it is always worth the 30 minute drive


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great for the money"


u000005446632's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/23/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I love this course. I'm a weekend golfer, I shoot in the 90's. I don't like paying more than $50 on a round of golf unless it's for an occasion. This course is AWESOME for the money. $38 Sunday morning tee time can't be beaten. The course has some "patchy" spots, but nothing crazy that I don't see really anywhere else. The greens aren't bad - there's one spot on 17 that's bad, but that was it. The layout is quirky, has some holes you can score on, then some others where you really need to map out your plan before teeing off. I would recommend this course to anyone.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Think the course is aimed at locals"


u610374817's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once every three months

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/22/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

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We are trying out courses around our area and found this on GolfNow. Was able to get on course with same day booking. Waited about 10 minutes to get service to pay green fees, even though one assistant had seen us at the pro shop within first 60 seconds. The markings to direct you to the next hole are lacking, as well as information on what holes you need to keep the carts on the path. Also the course allowed 5 players in a group which led to slow play on the round, especially when these players spent 5 or more minutes looking for lost balls on several holes. The positive was the greens where in good condition. Very flat course.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I don't recommend this course


"Stay away"


Tony1796720's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/19/2017
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Goat track!! Hackers everywhere, multiple people playing out of same bag. People wearing jeans and boots to play. No difference between fairway and rough (some greens as well) pace of play was ridiculous, sometimes 4 groups on one hole. Marshal did nothing.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Poor

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Poor


I don't recommend this course


"Willow Spring"


brentba10's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/15/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course is good for people who enjoy the game and having some success. It is wide open for the most part but in good shape. The greens are a bit slower than some course but in good shape. Staff is exceptional. Have a great time every time I play.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Fairly Easy


I recommend this course


"Terrible"


josephforgione's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  Don't know

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/06/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Greens were just ok. Fairways and tee boxes loaded with weeds. Cart path on back nine was just a rock filled mess with lots of pot holes.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I don't recommend this course


"Windy, Pace-Behind a League"


209995's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/26/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course could use some updating. If you have played more than 4 rounds of golf in your life, try another course. No elevated greens or tees. Would be a great course for a beginner on a week day. I played on a Sunday afternoon, behind a league and played the longest round of my life. FIVE hours and 20 minutes.

The course would be a nice track if a little money was put into it. The course looks the same as it did 25 years ago.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Rude Marshall"


sechristmas59's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/21/2017
Previously played Used cart

Reviewed on

Marshall was RUDE, lurked and followed around directly behind us, hassled us, and patronized us..."I think its time to go, you've had enough".....at 6:45 pm.

Met up and played golf with my grown daughter for first time in years....called course ahead of time to make sure not to late (5 PM tee time).. sure, play till 7 they said. Figured 9 holes easy. Big deal to spend time with my daughter who drove over from PLANO....

WOW...what an inconsiderate lout.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Fair

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Poor

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course



u169593844's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/19/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course



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