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4.2
200 Reviews (200)
5 Stars
58
4 Stars
121
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
97.2%
Recommend this course
189 out of 200 reviews
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4.3
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
16 out of 16 reviews
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4.3
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
22 out of 22 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6887 yards
Slope 124
Rating 72.8

The Golf Club at Hawk's Prairie offers two 18-hole courses, the Links and the Woodlands. Located just a few miles north of Olympia in Lacey, Washington, the club is one of the best golf values in the South Sound. The Links Course joined the original 18 holes in 1999, providing a stark contrast to the aptly named Woodlands Course. The classic Scottish-links design features open fairways and undulating greens. The layout sprawls north towards the mouth of the Puget Sound. There are some rolling hills but the course is still a nice walk, especially with the views of Mount Rainier along the way. You'll encounter numerous bunkers strategically placed throughout and water hazards come into play on half of the holes. It's a challenging but fair golf course with five sets of tees making it playable for all skill levels.

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Course Details

Year Built 1999
Golf Season Year round
Architect Peter Thompson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed Yes
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking 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
200 Reviews (200)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
Patio Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 33
Water Hazards 19
Undulating Greens 16
This course/club is great for:
Locals 25
Walkers 18
Advanced Golfers 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
Worth the Drive 18
In the 'Burbs 12

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Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
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4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 100
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
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Skill Intermediate
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 67
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Plays Once a week
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Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 67
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 67
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 67
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Cold weather
Walked

Great Value, great pace and easy walking course

Reserved through Golf Now for $51 per round (3 players); showed up and was told about a 2 for 1 special with great Pro Shop staff. 8am tee time, cruised around in under 4 hours. Good pace of play and great walking course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Dry Winter Course

a very dry course in the area. Car path only for power carts, but the course condition is good enough for power carts. Love it/

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful day, great round

Course is in great condition, considering recent rainfall, greens are awesome Tees are up which makes the course a little less challenging, but good for winter weather. We enjoyed our time at The Links very much- looking forward to warmer weather and drier conditions. One of my favorite places.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best value for the price

Great layout. In great shape from tee to green. Arrived early and staff gladly got me out early. I have played here many times and still haven't found a nicer track for the price. Highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great course

The Links course is one of my top 5 courses to play in the South Sound. Greens are usually in great shape and challenging speeds, course is challenging, but a good score isn't impossible.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Cold weather
Used cart

Christmas Eve at Hawk's Prarie

It was colder than expected, but the course was in as good of condition as you could hope this time of year. The fairways were mostly dry and the greens were in great condition. Definitely a good winter course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Golf Course At Hawks Prairie

Love playing these courses, though the Link is my favorite. Always seem to find too many trees on the Woodland side.
I have always enjoyed the course and the overall experience. Would recommend the course to others.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 10/02/2019

Thank you for your review, Mariner98! We're glad you enjoy both courses here at The Golf Club at Hawks Prairie.

Played On
Reviews 100
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course for the money.

I play here at least once a year. The course was nat in as good a shape as it has been in the past, fairways a little dry and rough dry and sparse around some of the greens. I played the links course this time. Price was right and pace of play was great. I will be back.

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