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4.1
226 Reviews (226)
5 Stars
73
4 Stars
118
3 Stars
30
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
93.1%
Recommend this course
213 out of 226 reviews
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4.6
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
95.0%
Recommend this course
19 out of 20 reviews
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4.4
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.6%
Recommend this course
35 out of 37 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6890 yards
Slope 137
Rating 71.9

Situated between Greenville and Spartanburg, Willow Creek Golf Course is a favorite course amongst many area players. The course has a classic layout that starts out gently with a player-friendly front nine but then becomes much more challenging on the back nine. The layout is a seemingly mild 6,890 yards from the back tees but it can feel longer because of all the elevation changes you'll encounter. It's a golf course that will appeal to beginners but advanced players will also enjoy the many risk-reward opportunities that can be found throughout. Water hazards come into play on eight holes and there is a slew of strategically placed bunkers lurking along the greensides. The par-5 fifth hole is Willow Creek Golf Course's signature. This 516-yard hole tumbles across rolling hills with a stream that cuts right through the fairway.

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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Jackson (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.1
226 Reviews (226)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Brunch 6
Watching the Game 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 27
Elevation Changes 21
Forced Carries 13
This course/club is great for:
Locals 28
Seniors 21
Advanced Golfers 15
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
Worth the Drive 18
In the 'Burbs 15

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Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
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
Reviews 55
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

We Love Willow Creek

Nice round today but hot. Greens were a little bumpy due to aeration but overall good. Can't wait to play there agasin.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 55
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor

We Love Willow Creek

One of our favorite courses in upstate SC. Always in great shape. Very friendly staff.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 53
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
New Jersey Advisor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

New Greens Excellent Imporvement to the Course

I played this course in 2019 before they redid the greens and the new greens are excellent! Overall the course is in great condition in 2020!!!

I do like Willow Creek very much but like many courses the forward tees are not perfect. The positive is that the forward tee boxes were in good condition (e.g. nice grass) but they are uneven. This is the only issue with the course for those that play the forward tee box. I would give the course a 5 star rating if the tee boxes were even.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
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 Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course/Greens in great shape

Love Willow Creek for its forgiveness in some areas and difficult pin placements on Sundays. New Tif-Eagle greens have turned our beautiful and roll true. Pace of place is always good for me.

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

Course is great shape! Love the new greens!

Probably one of the best public courses to play in the upstate. The new greens are in great shape. The practice facility is top notch. Food is good. I’ve never had a bad round out here, but on the days the pace of play is under 4 hours it’s just better.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice but tooo slow

Staff upon arriving was not friendly, but started made up for that. A very nice layout and overall conditions were very good. The greens were EXCELLENT. I will be back, but hope the pace of play improves.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 55
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Nice Round

Always seem to enjoy Willow Creek. One of my favorite local courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Little disappointing

Booked at 27.00 with 6.00 conveince fee and tax we paid 33.00 plus , only to get there to find out it was cart path only. Definitely not the value I normally get from Golf Now. Greens were good fairways were not even fit to walk on , in some cases.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Willow Creek is in excellent condition. I love the new greens. Can’t wait til spring comes and the course “greens” up. I know it going to be a gem to see.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Tough start but overall good experience

If this is your first time, allow for extra time before tee off. We had a difficult time finding the clubhouse, there is no sign! Once we went to the right building (there are two), the pro shop was friendly and got us going. However, the starter was less than thrilled about us being a few minutes behind due to the difficulty finding the pro shop and waiting in line, then getting carts, then being able to finally get to the tee box. It was a stressful start to our round that could have been improved by appropriate signage or the starter being a little bit nicer about the whole thing.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Aeration

Would have been nice to know the greens were aerated before booking . But right after I booked then the alert popped up. Other than that good condition.

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