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62 Reviews (62)
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Conditions
3.8
Value
4.2
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.2
83.2%
Recommend this course
53 out of 62 reviews
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4.1
11 Reviews (11)
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Conditions
3.9
Value
4.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.1
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4.5
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4.0
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Conditions
3.9
Value
4.3
Layout
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Pace
4.0
Amenities
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4.3
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6912 yards
Slope 128
Rating 72.4

There are two 18-hole courses at the Silver Spring Golf & Banquet Center, the Island Course and the Falls Course. Opened in 1986 as the West Course, the Island is the original layout at the facility. At nearly 7,000 yards from the back tees, it is considerably longer than the other course but both offer a fair amount of challenges. Mature trees line the fairways and several ponds provide water hazards on several holes. The Island Course's new name comes from its trademark feature that appears on the signature eighth hole. This hole is widely known for having the only naturally occurring island green in the state of Wisconsin. It is an impressive hole though there are plenty of dramatic elevation changes and strategically placed bunkers to contend with throughout the golf course.

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Island Course at Silver Spring Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6912 yards 72.4 128
Silver 72 6481 yards 71.6 126
Silver (W) 70 6481 yards 77.3 134
Gold (W) 70 5567 yards 72.9 124
Gold 72 5567 yards 67.9 119
Scorecard for Island
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 73.1/128 365 389 328 201 589 406 617 174 340 3409 206 404 351 578 194 468 389 526 387 3503 6912
Silver M: 71.8/126 W: 77.3/134 353 377 317 168 579 395 587 129 306 3211 192 349 323 521 182 435 381 510 377 3270 6481
Gold M: 67.7/119 W: 72.9/124 344 367 309 160 431 386 415 89 292 2793 167 337 316 380 173 301 374 357 369 2774 5567
Handicap 5 9 13 15 1 11 3 17 7 16 10 14 2 18 6 12 4 8
Par 4 4 4 3 5 4 5 3 4 36 3 4 4 5 3 4 4 5 4 36 72
Handicap (W) 9 5 13 15 1 7 3 17 11 18 4 14 2 16 12 10 8 6

Course Details

Year Built 1986
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Ronald Kuhlman (1986)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire

Reviews

3.9
62 Reviews (62)
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I’ll be back !!!

Great experience. Course in great shape. Great pace. Great value on Golf Now.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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4.0
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Cold weather
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
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Friendliness Good
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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

April golf

Greens were not in good shape but it was April 25th in Wisconsin. The weatherman was predicting a snow storm a few days after we played. It was a beautiful day and we were just happy to be playing. The course will get better and for the money we paid it was just fine. We will be back.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Course

Enjoyed the day at SSCC but unfortunately played like crxx.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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3.0
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First Time Playing

Never again if you paid me

We are never ever ever getting back together. Weeee-eeee are never ever ever getting back together.
Starter absent, ranger absent, beverage cart absent.
Do not have outings on weekends. If you do, manage the pace of play.
Garbage all over,.
Don’t waste your time thinking you are going some place with decent players or management.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from Silver Spring Golf Club on 08/24/2018:
Hello. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon. Thanks for choosing Silver Spring.
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A few quirks, but a nice, well cooked conditioned course.

I hadn’t played there in about fifteen years but I’m glad we did. The weather was nice, the course layout was interesting and the conditioning was good. There were not too many other players, so we our pace of play was excellent, about 3. And 1/2 hours. There were a few gimmicky holes, but also some interesting, challenging holes. The pricing on GolfNow was favorable and we will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from Silver Spring Golf Club on 08/24/2018:
Hello. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We're glad you enjoyed the challenge, and we hope you join us for another round soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Same old Silver Spring

If you like starting late and 4 hour and 45 minute rounds this is the place for you.

I think every time I have played this course, about once a year for the past dozen years or so, play is extremely slow.

We could finally start 10-15 minutes after our scheduled tee time. Once we started it took 4 hours and 45 minutes to finish.

They need to do some trimming around the water hazards. One it would look much nicer and two people would not look as much for the balls that are hit in there.

I have always said this place has some potential if they would take care of it.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slow pace

We had a four some in front of us and it took us 15 minutes to hit our third shot,they new we we there they kept looking at us.they were ball hawking. No Ranger until our 16 that. hole to get them moving. That was ridiculous. They also ball hawked every hole after that

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Hot Father's Day

First time playing course...map took me to neighborhood behind course at first. Upon finally arriving staff was courteous and friendly. Had a 6:54am tee time, but pace of play was sloooowwwww. Took almost 3 hrs to play 9 holes. One cart girl didn't really feel like selling as she just ran up on the group and scurried away. I was hitting ball in fairway and by time I turned around...she was off and running. Island green hole par 3 has goose droppings EVERYWHERE...not fun. Couple of neat holes with character, but average overall.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A Must if in the Milwaukee Area

Being a member of this course for 4 years has been truly outstanding. The island front 9 is an amazing 9 holes of golf as playing it just about every day always makes you want to come back and shoot a better score. This course holds water extremely well and the groundskeepers make the greens run very true, and have a bit of pace compared to other public courses. Of course, the island hole is always a plus and fun to play every time. Back 9 usually plays a lot tougher but my favorite hole on the course is the Par 5, 17th downhill par 5 with the best view of the course. Lastly, the staff inside is extremely nice. The pro shop staff deserves a lot of credit here. They are very professional with their work. Two workers, Brian and Luke, make going to the course fun as they are extremely friendly. That is not something I feel when going to other public courses. This course is a place to try out and will not disappoint you in any sequence at all.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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