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3.2
189 Reviews (189)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
72
3 Stars
61
2 Stars
26
1 Stars
15
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.5
Layout
3.3
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.6
Amenities
2.8
72.0%
Recommend this course
141 out of 189 reviews
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3.1
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
2
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.3
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
2.4
StaffFriendliness
3.8
65.2%
Recommend this course
15 out of 23 reviews
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3.1
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.4
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
3.7
68.6%
Recommend this course
24 out of 35 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6061 yards
Slope 110
Rating 67.7
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Willowick Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6061 yards 67.7 110
Red (W) 71 5742 yards 72.3 118
Scorecard for Willowick Municipal Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 68.2/111 327 195 502 155 387 463 183 281 375 2868 520 541 154 388 330 397 286 178 399 3193 6061
Red W: 72.3/118 320 190 481 144 349 444 149 267 367 2711 510 532 147 381 323 382 270 157 329 3031 5742
Handicap 11 9 1 17 3 7 15 13 5 10 4 18 6 16 2 14 12 8
Par 4 3 5 3 4 5 3 4 4 35 5 5 3 4 4 4 4 3 4 36 71
Handicap (W) 13 11 1 17 3 7 15 9 5 4 2 18 8 14 6 16 10 12

Course Details

Year Built 1929
Golf Season Year round
Architect William P. Bell (1929)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $14
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Casual

Reviews

3.2
189 Reviews (189)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Brunch 7
19th Hole Specials 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 18
Undulating Greens 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 18
Walkers 17
Beginners 14
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather

Too Soft

Course being readied for tourney which make couse very soft. Long roughs and fringes. Pace at 3 1/4 hrs because of heat.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

DONT PAY MORE THAN $20

Horrible course, not taken care of at all. There is literally homeless people living on the course, and it is not cheap to play. I played a cheaper courses that are far better than this, I would only come back if they paid me to play.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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GMwillowick
Commented On 07/15/2019

Thank you for your review. We take customer feedback seriously, and are working hard to improve the customer experience. We are under new operators and investments are ongoing to bring Willowick back to where she should be. Hope to see you again in the future.

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Faiways, rough cut almost the same

Easy to get on. Pace of play was not rushed. Course was not busy. Fairway cut is not as short as it used to be. To me with the golf now deal this is an excellent course for casual and fun play.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented On 07/15/2019

Thank you for your review. We appreciate your support. We are under new operators and investments are ongoing to bring Willowick back to where she should be. Hope to see you again in the future.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great course and quick play

This is a course I haven't played in years and I loved it. Greens are in great shape fairways just o.k. but look good.

Length was nice and pace of play was awesome. Our Foursome was done if 3 hrs and really enjoyed it.

Thank You,

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 07/08/2019

Thank you for taking the time to post a review. We work to provide our guests a great golfing experience and look forward to seeing you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Not bad

Course used to be really bad. But with new management the starting to get on top of it. I'll definitely play there more. Greens are almost completely back from being punched. Fairway does have long grass in the rough is even longer. Need to really pay attention to watch a ball after you hit it. or else she have a high possibility of a lost ball.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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GMwillowick
Commented On 07/01/2019

Thank you so much for your 4 star review and nice comments. We value your feedback, and hope to see you back soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Overall Good Value for the Money

I was told by the starter today that the Willowick GC is under new management, by the Billy Casper Group. It's not being shut down as previously rumored. This course has great potential, hope to see significant improvements in the near future.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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GMwillowick
Commented On 06/24/2019

Thank you so much for your review. You are correct about the new operator "Billy Casper Golf" planning to improve conditions and create new programs and specials. We all work to help ensure our guests have the best possible experiences. We value your feedback, and hope to see you back soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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GMwillowick
Commented On 06/17/2019

Thank you for posting a review. We take your opinion seriously, and are working every day to improve customer experience. If you wouldn't mind, we'd love to speak directly with you in order to improve our teams performance. Please contact us at info@willowickgolf.com

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 06/17/2019

Thank you for posting a review. We take your opinion seriously, and are working every day to improve customer experience. If you wouldn't mind, we'd love to speak directly with you in order to improve our teams performance. Please contact us at info@willowickgolf.com

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A little rough in places, but a good value.

I’m very pleased with the course, it had a few rough spots. Well worth the price

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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GMwillowick
Commented On 06/12/2019

Jimdog, Thank you for posting a review. We appreciate your support and interest in our facility and hope to you'll enjoy the improvements that we have planned. Looking forward to seeing you at the course in the future.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Horrible

I have played at both great and not so great courses. This experience was horrible. No Marshall to keep pace. There were random people driving around on golf carts not doing anything but making noise. Greens were patchy, uneven, and not one person repaired their divots. tee boxes and greens are literally right next to each other. Sand boxes we hard as a rock. Oh yeah... there was literally a homeless person living right off of one of the fairways. Tent set up and everything. Trash everywhere. The rough had long weeds and super tall grass, that's if it was even green. And there was cotton spread out so you couldn't even find you ball. Never again. Don't waste your time or money.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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QuarryPines
Commented On 05/28/2019

Thank you for posting a review. We appreciate your insights, and feedback. The course was just taken over by Billy Casper Golf with improvements planned. Hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good value

Course was in good condition and good value for the money. For some reason it was not crowded at all and I was able to play alone at 8:00 am. Finished round in under 3 hours.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented On 05/28/2019

Thank you for posting a 4 star review. We appreciate your insights, feedback and support. Play quick at the Wick! :) Hope to see you again soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens were very bumpy. Entire course was bumpy and very uneven. Clubhouse had nothing in it and restaurant was closed

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Not bad

This course gets a bad rap. Location isn't great; a lot of the holes aren't memorable; what's with the huge bunkers; no rakes in the bunkers; etc. But overall, it isn't as bad as described. The greens aren't horrible. Maybe a little bumpy at times, but they aren't slow. I hate slow greens. The fairways had so-so coverage. I don't care about no grass in the rough as long as there is grass in the fairway. So it's a muni with graffiti on some walls and lots of bunkers are missing rakes, but the greens are okay (despite the multiple colors) and there was enough grass on the fairways.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Construction hat needed

The course felt like an abandon construction site. A lot of fairways areas were just dirt patches that needed grass and care. Pace of play was fair. Greens fair. My worry was not to damage any of my clubs from hitting off the hard surfaces. I won’t be returning unless it’s free, but that’s even pushing it too.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Old course and layout is too close. The green and doe tee boxes are within 15-20 feet or closer. You can hear the tee boxes hitting and when your putting : it can affect you.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good challenging course

Had a nice round, a few wayward shots, but overall it was a good experience.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fun, Flat Course!

Fun, Flat Course!
Should be able to bogie/birdie or par every hole (simple layout).
Actually played the front 9 solo in one hour. Back 9 had slow players stacked up all the way through (foursomes AND fivesomes).

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
2.0
Previously Played

Mediocre round

Course layout isn’t great, but the lack of attention it gets hurts. Also had some weird experiences with homeless and drunk people on the course. I’d play again if it’s cheap, but that’s probably it

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
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