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4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
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90 out of 100 reviews
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4.8
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Layout
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7170 yards
Slope 138
Rating 74.5

Located just a few minutes north of Olympia, the Golf Club at Hawk's Prairie is one of the South Sound's most popular golf destinations. The club has two 18-hole courses, each with a completely different layout. You can choose between the classic Scottish design of the Links Course or the Woodlands Course with its idyllic landscape of dense, old growth forest. The Woodlands is what you would expect from a Pacific Northwest golf course, with sprawling fairways that snake through towering trees and large, multi-tiered greens. Ponds and wetlands come into play throughout and there are strategically placed bunkers protecting most of the greens. In addition to offering both a challenging and scenic round, the course was also ranked as one of the Top 75 Most Affordable Golf Courses by Golf Digest.

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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Golf Season Year round
Architect Bill Overdorf

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire is required (no denim allowed). Collared shirts with sleeves are required. Shorts must be Bermuda length.

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4.2
100 Reviews (100)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 11
Bunkers 8
Elevation Changes 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 14
Advanced Golfers 7
Playing Multiple Courses 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 9
Worth the Drive 7

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Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiful day on a nice course

The Woodlands at Hawks Prairie is worth a trip to test your shot making skills. It's a challenging course that requires shot making skills. The course is cut out of the forest with more and more houses built around the fairways. If you've not played the course in a couple of years, the housing developments will certainly make it seem like you're playing a totally different course. Many of the targets and sightlines are very different. The course is in great shape and greens run true. However, there isn't much sand in the traps which led to some funky shots.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Woodlands at Hawks Prairie

Great course for the value. Awesome track and great greens. Only issue was not being able to use the GolfNow 10 dollar coupon code .

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dry

Played Woodlands several times over years. Like the course but it’s in terrible condition this year. Greens are good but fairways and especially rough are in tough dry conditions. Surprised this is an Oki course. Will try again in a year.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great potential

The Woodlands course layout and potential is great. I played the day after it rained throughout the night and the course was difficult to judge since several areas in the rough and fairways gave under my walking weight. All but 2 of the black tees were in terrible condition. Most of all the other tee colors were in good to great condition. The Woodlands course seems to receive less attention than the Links course and only has restroom. Cart girl only game by once during the round and all other amenity options are located near/at the links course. Nice courses but plan on spending 4.5 - 5 hours a round on either course on the weekend.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Our only complaint was we did not see the refreshment cart enough.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
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
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Just go play it

I play the woodlands 4-5 times a year. Great course layout with wild life, elevation on a few holes and plenty of great challanging greens. Always in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course, great staff

Wonderful in excellent condition. Staff at frint desk were friendly and helpful, especially when my friend from Japan could not find his rental car keys.

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

course was very well maintained,greens were well kept.after reading some of the reviews I was concerned about the condition of the fairways but they were in great shape.pretty challenging for a first time player as far as the layout but fun to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Perfect day

I hit the sweetspot, ahead of a tournament, playing solo in Summer on a gorgeous morning. Greens in great condition, not super fast but consistent. Shape of the layout on the Woodland side very appealing; early morning sun through fir trees is my favorite. Parred all but one hole on the back 9, so a good memory for a long time to come.

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

Very Dry Fairways

The Woods has limited watering on their fairways which results in brown fairways. Best to play lift and place to compensate for the rough fairways. The greens are in tip-top shape.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Maintenance needs attention

Greens awesome, layout awesome, poorly maintained tee to green. Tee boxes worse than muni course. No water on course to drink?

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lots of challenge

This course has plenty of elevation changes to keep you on your toes. A couple of long par 4’s play into the wind for extra measure.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course has lots of challenges

First time playing this course. Narrower fairways and lots of trees. Greens were fast and ran true. Totally different course than the Prairie course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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