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3.7
171 Reviews (171)
5 Stars
44
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
10
1 Stars
12
Conditions
3.3
Value
4.1
Layout
3.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.5
77.4%
Recommend this course
143 out of 171 reviews
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3.4
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
5
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.6
Layout
3.1
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.3
64.5%
Recommend this course
20 out of 31 reviews
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3.5
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
5
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.7
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
66.7%
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22 out of 33 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6299 yards
Slope 121
Rating 70.9
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Raccoon Hill Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season April - November
Architect Bill Steifin

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.7
171 Reviews (171)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 9
Bunkers 8
Forced Carries 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
9-Hole Rounds 8
Walkers 6
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 9

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course, good value

Course in decent shape....greens very good to putt on. Good pace of play. Players seem to move along pretty well here with no problems most times that I've played.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course, good value

I love playing here. Played 18 in 2 1/2 hours. Greens in great shape, course was in good condition over all.
Has some interesting holes with challenging dog legs and hits over water. It would be helpful if there were some yardage indicators on scorecard or on course giving an idea of distances of dogleg hitting areas. #14 is kind of a zig-zag double dogleg...I smoked a 7 iron on second shot and knocked it into the woods straight out from me because I had to guess yardage. and I was wrong about how far it was. Not a big complaint, just would help with club selections on a couple holes, and it's irritating to hit a really good shot, but hit it too long because you had to guess yardage.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fine Afternoon - sure beats working!

Raccoon Hill was a decent course - I'm clearly not a pro and my game doesn't demand a top notch facility. For the reduced price, you can't ask for anything more! The grass was primarily green, my foursome was great and the weather was spectacular. In my opinion this makes for a Win / Win / Win. Enjoy and keep your eye on the ball.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course, good value

Course is in good shape....greens really nice to putt on. Great pace of play...2 & 1/2 hours.
Only negative thing I could say is a couple of ball washers handles were broke, but I enjoyed the course, I hadn't played there in several years. I will definitely go back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

OK Experience

First time playing Raccoon Hill. Based on the ratings, expected a bit more but all is well especially for the price paid. Some impressions for a round in August 2019:
- fairways were hard and needed some TLC. Ball rolled a lot which was nice, but you often needed to move the ball a bit to have it upon a bit of grass to hit. Also no real definition between fairway and rough.
- tee boxes need some work. Only a couple were "Rock hard" as other reviewers have noted. Most were OK. Many were crowned which made finding a level teeing spot hard. Others also needed some TLC as they were either weedy, a bit shaggy, and/or filled with lots of divots (and these were on par 4 & 5 holes which had me wondering how you take a divot with a driver or 3-wood.
- greens and aprons were well taken care of. You can tell it was here where they invested in the watering and grounds keeping. I don't fault them for prioritizing this area.
- Wish that holes 13 and 14 had some better information about yardage as they are some crazy dog-legs. While the pro-shop did give you some tips, a simple sign such as "180 yards to landing area" for #13 or "170 yards to bend" on #14 would've been appreciated.

This is a laid back golf course. You'll find more people likely wearing sneakers than golf shoes here and also friends and parents with kids out for a fun round. Keep that in mind and Raccoon Hill can be a fun round of golf.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good times

Good course with some challenging holes. Course would be top notch if the ponds were not green with algae. For the price this course will definitely be in the rotation.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

average course

5.5 hours for a round on Sunday. had hacks in front of us that were laying 15 before getting to the green. Ranger would not hurry them on. course is average easy I did not play my best there

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

Awful, Stay Away!!

First time playing here and the last. Horrible conditions, hard fairways and tees(bring a hammer) Slow play 6 hours really?? no ranger, goofy back 9 like it was designed by a 12 yr. old. A stupid Z hole par 5 and a 240 yd par 4 that doglegs, my wife could have designed a better back 9.Horrible!! The greens were decent but that's it. Fox Den is just down the road. Skip this dog track

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Concrete Fairways

Dried out rock hard fairways. Bunkers that play like the cart path, a layout that makes no sense. Ponds filled with algae. Only three sets of tees. No yardage signs near tee boxes. Tee boxes so hard you can barely get the tee in the ground. Kind of like playing in your neighbor’s yard if the had put in his own course. I’m not a golf snob by any means but really? Other courses in the area are in much better shape.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

No ranger, no pace of play

Dried out fairways, and no ranger to speak of. Made several calls to clubhouse based on taking it almost 6 hours to play 18, no response. Pro brushed off my wife when mentioned issues of slow play.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course Overall if you’re not a golf snob

Overall this course is great. The value is perfect. The staff is friendly. The speed is slower but if you’re just trying to enjoy the outdoors it’s no big deal. Every golfer I run across has been friendly and offers to play through if delayed. Great place to play for beginners and intermediate golfers. Back 9 is a bit more of a cluster but nothing to complain about.

I play this course all the time and have a blast. Yes you have small speakers people bring for some music on the course but it’s not an issue.

If you are a highly skilled golfer looking for a fast top of the line course go somewhere else. You’re only going to bother the casual players with complaints about slow pace.

If you are looking for a fun day on the course with your friends and aren’t worried about playing with beginners Raccoon Hills will give you a great time for your money!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A challenging course. I really enjoyed my game!

Can’t wait to come back in Aurora and play this course again. It’s in a very scenic area and the course was in great condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
3.0
Verified Purchaser

Not great, but prices were fair.

Pace of play was a death march. Lots of 'new' golfers wihich is fine, but they weren't familiar of the concept of ready golf. Course does not drain well, we played in some rain and greens were partially underwater.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

trashed course

greens were a horrible mess and water does not drain at this course at all. tons of swamps everywhere.and no they arent supposed to be there.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course...great value

Some tee boxes are in rough shape but fairways and greens are fine especially considering how much rain there's been. Great staff and friendly bar.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Raccoon Hill - It's been 20 years

Played this course for the first time in over 20 years! My wife played along though she hadn't even golfed in over 20 years. The course is a bit rougher than what it was last time I golfed it but still has some interesting holes. They have let the tall grass grow around the fairways though the fairways and greens were in good condition except for a few wet areas due to all the rain. It was a relaxed pace of play, a beautiful day and we had fun. For the price we paid you can't beat it.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good

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