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4.1
43 Reviews (43)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.1
89.2%
Recommend this course
39 out of 43 reviews
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4.2
6 Reviews (6)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.8
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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4.4
14 Reviews (14)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.6
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
14 out of 14 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Executive
Par 28
Length 1287 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

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)

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.

Reviews

4.1
43 Reviews (43)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 6
Beginners 6
Walkers 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 6

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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Excellent

Had a great experience. My girlfriend is interested in learning the game and the course offered the perfect layout and difficulty. Conditions are not the greatest but much improved from previous times.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Improvements everywhere

The new owner is really pouring money and time into the whole place. Bigger pond with a fountain coming soon. New tee box, fresh sand in the bunkers, fixed watering system, and the clubhouse will soon have food and drink. This course is short, but not really easy. It gives a good experience to both beginning and accomplished golfers.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great course to practice irons!

Just a fun and fast course on a busy saturday afternoon for me. The guy at the front counter was extremely friendly and helpful. The amenities are fair only because there is construction going on. Can't wait to see the final result!

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

Great for short game practice

You can get really good with your wedges and short irons at this course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

good for beginners

this is a perfectly fun par 3 course. very affordable, plays fast, is great for kids and beginners. rough around the edges, but the greens are just fine. I would play here once a year, and more with my young nephews.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

9 Hole course

Great course to work on your short game. It was very easy to walk and the greens are well maintained.

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

Spotify

Course needs some TLC on the greens. Hope the new greens keeper can get it back to better shape for play.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Good for winter

Course play well for the time of the year.
Greens were in good shape also.
Nice place to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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