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4.2
53 Reviews (53)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.2
93.7%
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49 out of 53 reviews
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4.7
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
10 out of 10 reviews
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4.5
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
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20 out of 20 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Executive
Par 28
Length 1287 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Highlands Golf Course in Tacoma, Wash. is a nine-hole course that can be played in just over an hour. All of the holes are par 3 except for one par 4. It's not your typical nine-hole course, the layout is like a full-size course shrunken down to a par 3 with several challenging elements that will test your short-game skills. The terrain is relatively flat, making it an easy golf course to walk, and it is relatively protected from the winds. The sand traps are sparse but strategically placed, and water hazards come into play occasionally as well. Highlands Golf Course is an ideal layout for beginners to get some short-game practice, but for more advanced players it's an excellent option for a quick round that is more challenging than your average nine-hole layout.

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Course Details

Year Built 1968
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ted Robinson, Sr. (1968) Frank James

Rentals/Services

Carts No
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire. Shirts are required at all times.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.2
53 Reviews (53)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 7
Beginners 7
Walkers 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7

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Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Great for Beginners

I play this course when I have less than 2 hours to spare but still play without going to the range. The best part about Highlands is how simple and straight forward it is even for a par three. My wife recently starting golfing on occasion and loves going to Highlands because it's a low key course where she doesn't feel embarrassed because she's still learning to play and is figuring out which of her clubs to use at various times.
Overall Highlands is an awesome course for everyone, from someone who wants to work on their short game with some Par 3's, to anyone just starting to play, or for the kids who want to join dad out on the course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Highlands Golf Course is Solid

The location and cost is hard to beat. Great neighborhood par three style course. The staff is excellent and very friendly. It's a laid back knock around nine type of course. Leave your woods in the trunk and go out for a nice walk with your buddies. Also a great place to work on your short game....

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Amazing greens!

Under new ownership. The green quality is phenomenal. Real fast running greens. I know they’re working on everything else and it will be a real hotspot very soon! Hard to beat $10 for a nice afternoon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great!

Nice little 9 hole. Good for working on your iron shots

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great value

Get a tee time on golf now for 10 bucks, plays about little over hour and a half. Really like the disparity between long and short holes, really gets me ready for a championship course.

Conditions Good
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
First Time Playing

Amazing course, Amazing Value!

Staff was Awesome! Really friendly and helpful! Will be going back soon on a dryer day!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Short game paradise !

New ownership, new club house , new landscaping. New vibe on a older course . Perfect for beginners and kids !!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Nice little course

Friendly staff. Greens were in amazing shape. The new owner is really fixing the place up. Great little course to work on your short game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice 9 hole short and sweet. Wish the fairways were green though. Otherwise great course friendly staff.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Nice day to play golf

Course was pretty nice, somewhat slow play, Fairways were dry and brown. Greens were very good and Tee boxes in good shape.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fun course!!

I play here often, once a week at least. When I have limited time to get on the course this is where I go you can find me here after work a couple days a week.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

I love playing here in the afternoons is such a fun par 3 course.

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

Good for Beginners

Small course and not too challenging. Good rates. Perfect for a person just picking up the game

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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