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4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
2.1
Conditions
2.9
Value
2.9
Layout
3.9
65.9%
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30 out of 33 reviews
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4.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
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Conditions
2.0
Value
3.0
Layout
2.0
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4.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
1.0
Conditions
2.5
Value
2.0
Layout
3.0
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6722
Slope 128
Rating 72.0
Type Municipal/Public
Located in Orangeburg, Hillcrest Golf Club is ranked as one of the best municipal courses in the Carolinas. It is a championship course that is both challenging and at the same time playable. The course is wide open off the tees but there is the occasional raised bunker lurking along some of the fairways. The undulating greens are fair but challenging with strategically placed bunkers guarding the putting surfaces. Mature trees line the fairways and there are a few water hazards but they do not pose a serious threat. Overall, it is a golf course that is enjoyable for all skill levels. It offers a good balance of player-friendly elements with an interesting mix of challenges. Hillcrest G.C. also has a driving range, putting and chipping greens, and a practice bunker. In addition to golf, the club has four lighted tennis courts.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6722 yards 72.0 128
White 72 6104 yards 68.9 120
Gold 72 5870 yards 67.9 114
Red (W) 72 5208 yards 69.1 117
Scorecard for Hillcrest Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 70.9/117 400 201 385 508 404 537 365 172 341 3313 377 408 190 534 438 505 152 410 373 3387 6700
White M: 67.9/114 374 166 346 478 370 503 335 144 310 3026 367 378 161 492 401 449 124 361 341 3074 6100
Gold M: 66.6/113 336 154 336 470 361 493 323 133 296 2902 361 370 152 482 388 436 117 306 326 2938 5840
Red W: 69.5/116 309 112 262 470 312 458 287 110 235 2555 329 311 123 444 359 404 114 306 263 2653 5208
Handicap 12 10 4 6 2 8 16 14 18 7 3 13 11 1 5 17 9 15
Par 4 3 4 5 4 5 4 3 4 36 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1973
Golf Season Year round
Architect Russell Breeden

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire. Collared shirts required. No cut-offs.

Reviews

3.4
33

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Brunch 1
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 1
This course/club is great for:
Beginners 2
Locals 2
Seniors 2
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 1
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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Needs improvement

I read a lot of reviews saying the greens were basically gone. I’m happy to say that the greens were in decent condition, however the fairways and landscaping were not. I played here because I was planning to play in a tournament here in June. It is a good course for beginners, wide open, but not for the serious golfer. Almost every par 4 is a drive and a wedge and all of the par 5s are reachable in two shots without much effort. Par 3s were decent. The worst part was out of the course’s control. There was a bunch of obnoxious hip hop music blasting in a parking lot bordering the 12th hole. You could hear it all over the golf course and it was very distracting. I did like the $35 all you can play rate. The course was pretty much wide open and when I did run into a group, I could just cut over to another hole The course was pretty much wide open and when I did run into her group, I could just cut over to another hole.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Poor
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Average
Course Layout Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Average
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Poor
Course Layout Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Staff Friendliness Average
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Average
Course Layout Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Okay place

It was spring but course burnt out and no in best shape. Pretty good layout and greens in fair condition and fast. Will be better once grass starts growing in and if improved I would recommend Hillcrest. Friendly staff.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Fair
Value for the Money Good
Course Layout Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Affordable

Course was good. Greens a bit sandy. Many holes had wide fairways. Overall good track. Great deals on golf now. Will return.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf course

This is a great course. Really enjoy playing this course. Would highly recommend.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Course Conditions Excellent
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Excellent
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Average
Course Layout Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Much better

Dramatic improvement over a year ago. Course in really good shape. Still needs a little work but so much better than it was. Super value for the money. Great layout, not too difficult, not too easy.
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Pace of Play Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Both ways

Nice course for the money. Just be prepared to hit a draw and fade on the tee box.
Staff Friendliness Good
Pace of Play Good
Off-course amenities Average
Course Conditions Average
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Much Umproved

Staff is working hard to improve course conditions. Fairways looking very good. Greens are almost there. Rough getting better - still needs work. Well worth the green fees overall!
Staff Friendliness Excellent
Off-course amenities Good
Course Conditions Good
Value for the Money Excellent
Course Layout Good

Stay & Play Offers

$110 Starting price
Valid dates: Aug 13, 2018 - Dec 31, 2019
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