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4.4
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.1
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22 out of 24 reviews
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4.0
1 Reviews (1)
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Conditions
4.0
Value
5.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.0
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4.3
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Conditions
4.5
Value
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6378 yards
Slope 124
Rating 70.2
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Hickory Sticks Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1961
Fairways Winter Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/31
Architect William J. Spear

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Ohio (2017 #8)

Reviews

4.4
24 Reviews (24)
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Well maintained course

Well kept course..Great fairways hardly any divots. Greens were rolling well. Definitely will play this course again!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great golf at an amazing price

This course isn’t a posh country club with a fancy clubhouse and top of the line everything. However, if you’re looking for a challenging, yet playable course with soft greens that hold iron shots and are lightning quick then this course is for you. Course was very well taken care of and the staff was very friendly. The icing on the cake was we paid through a tee time auction so it was only $23 for 18 and a cart. Definitely will be playing there again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice little course. We will go back

My husband and I travel this stretch of road fairly frequently traveling back and forth from Ohio to Michigan.
Saw this course and decided we would break up our trip and stop and play nine holes. We enjoyed it and the staff was super friendly. We made another tee time for our next time through. We will play the full 18 holes on that trip.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great

The course was amazing. Greens tees ponds landscaping were beautiful. Staff were great. Playing again Saturday

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Excellent have to play

Get on this course and play you won't be disappointed!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fair/poor

2:28 tee time is not a good hot deal time! They want you to hurry along so you don't interfere with leagues that start at 4:00. Then you get behind slow groups . This course has went through several owners and cant seam to get it right. This course is a 20 $ course on a good day! I will not pay full price to play here.
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Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great local course

Always play here because it is my hometown course. Very nice layout with enough challenges to keep me coming back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Local Course

Great Course to play on around Van Wert. Only thing keeping me from 5 stars was the lack of greens keeping. This is understandable because I went to golf in March! Most amenities areunavalable in the pre season.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hickory Sticks

Good place to play. Love the layout. I miss the fast greens they had 2 years ago. Affordable, fun course

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

just work on your game

If you want to work on your golf game play it for the price on golfnow. Can't work on your sand traps game there never take care of them (drop area). fairways are ok . The ruff needs Herbicide Crabgrass Broadleaf Grassy Weed Killer. Course is down hill and could use a green keeper to just work on sand traps. At one it was nice and great to play. But for $14.21 price with cart live with it. PS Please get a GPS to help you play quick and stop looking for yard markers very few on Course

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Against the Odds

Amazing after getting 6+" of rain for the third time in a month that this course was open. There were signs of where water had laid and some small patches still with water laying. Greens were in good condition.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lennyk

Friendly staff. Lots of rain more than likely led to long grass fairways.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice Layout

Course was fairly nice, fairways were maintained well and greens were true. Tee boxes were pretty thick which made par 3's tough to hit clean. Overall was well worth the value.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Poor weather
Walked

Hickory Sticks Mounds

Hickory Sticks Championship course and the Mounds are not distinguished on the golf discount sites. We were assigned to the Mounds and the grass was long, there was an excessive amount of clover and if you got off of the fairway, it was extremely difficult to find your ball.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

nice course

The course was in great shape, greens weren't to fast or slow. Good value.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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