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Highlander Golf Club

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2.7
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3 Stars
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Conditions
2.0
Value
2.6
Layout
2.5
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
54.6%
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1.5
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3.0
Pace
5.0
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4.5
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4.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 70
Length 5899 yards
Slope 123
Rating 68.4
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 70 5899 yards 68.4 123
White 70 5430 yards 66.2 115
White (W) 70 5430 yards 70.8 129
Gold 70 4503 yards 62.2 102
Gold (W) 70 4503 yards 65.5 112
Scorecard for Highlander Golf Club
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: 70.9/125 418 358 166 535 496 393 156 507 163 3192 344 429 158 522 198 335 309 247 165 2707 5899
Gold M: 66.5/115 W: 69.5/117 393 312 136 511 472 369 140 500 131 2964 330 398 127 470 170 291 279 232 142 2439 5403
White M: 68.7/119 W: 75.0/129 297 258 112 459 428 296 116 411 84 2461 294 307 88 378 142 270 253 190 120 2042 4503
Handicap 3 12 16 1 7 10 18 5 14 8 2 17 4 11 13 15 6 9
Par 4 4 3 5 5 4 3 5 3 36 4 4 3 5 3 4 4 4 3 34 70
Handicap (W) 3 13 17 1 9 7 15 5 11 6 4 16 8 10 12 14 18 2

Course Details

Year Built 2002
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Blue Grass
Architect John Steidel (2002) Kipp Schulties (2003)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Collard shirt for men. Appropriate attire for women. No cut-offs, T-shirts, tank tops or swimwear.

Reviews

2.7
49

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 8
Bunkers 7
Elevation Changes 7
This course/club is great for:
A Weekend Splurge 7
Playing Multiple Courses 7
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7
Convenient to the City 6

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Comment on course condition

The rough was way too high for the average golfer. Even if 2 ft. off the fairway - you can't find your ball.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Need to Mow

2nd time for me playing Highlander. I enjoy the layout. However, I was disappointed in the condition of the course this time. For a muni course I thought the rough was extremely deep.. Balls just off the fairway were sometimes hard to find and the thick deep rough was very punishing to hit from. Fun track that seems to play quite a bit longer than the posted yardage in my opinion. They just need to step up the maintenance and grooming and get the mowers out there more often.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Layout change

When this course originally opened, it had tall Fescue Grass. Don't bother looking tall. Since then, the rough grass has been brought down for the average golfer, at least giving you a chance to find your ball. The back 9 had a few holes changed to accommodate new home(s) construction. It has made for the finishing holes having an odd feeling. A comfortable challenge, but not a destination course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Closed holes

This is the second and last time I will play this course. A year ago at about the same time I played this course and was told when checking in that the 17 hole was closed but the price of the round was not reduced. This year we played the course and were not told the 13th hole was closed. We arrived at the hole which had a sign posted on the back of a cart at the tee box which instructed us to skip the 13 hole and proceed to the 14th tee. Again no reduction of fee.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Philly Advisor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Wonderfully maintained, great views

This course was impeccably maintained with views from the high location making my round relaxing and enjoyable. There was wind due to the high elevation over the valley below, but who cares when it's so nice. The course layout isn't super tough but if you ball ends up in the rough you'll lose yardage as there's no roll, just as it should be. Traps were soft and not hard panned. The only negative is there's two back to cal par 5's and 3's which was unusual, and the last few holes were around new housing. (I dislike driving on roads to get to holes. I drove from the Seattle area to play here while the ladies visited Levenworth and worth the drive.

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

A great course for the money!

We enjoyed the new holes on the back nine. Besides the incredibly slow groups in front of us, the day was very enjoyable. It's a very forgiving course if your driver is a little crazy, which I was thankful for! The staff was very accommodating and noticed the incredibly slow players in front of us and offered to comp us, which we were very thankful for!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather

Very Nice Golf Course

Highlander in East Washington, is a outstanding golf course for all golfers, Spectacular views of the Columbia River on many holes, the course overall is not lengthy in distance but is very challenging with many bunkers, canyons, cliffs, and a very enjoyable Golf Course to play, Greens and fairways are in great condition

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

Picturesque

Nice course, great view and a very unique 17th hole

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

great course

have played this many times with a group of eight guys{guys weekend extended to a full week}first time playing it since changes to back nine{last year we were in Spokane} loved the changes to the back nine, 16 is very scoreable,17 is a real ballbuster,but with a good shot it too is scoreable,18 is a great par 3, but you still have to hit a well placed shot. I can see 17 being a backup hole, but when we played a marshal was there directing traffic,and when a group had hit their shot and drove to17 green area,he allowed the next group to hit their shots. it seemed to work for us, but on a busy day, I see trouble big time from holes 16,17,18

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Can be a great value.

Caught a great deal on golf now to play for half price. With that in mind, the course was pretty good. Fairly well taken care of. And since it was in between the rains, there weren't many people out there. I played in under 3 hours. I was pleased. Some quirky holes. You can tell it still has the roots of a links course. Personally, I would rather see it as a links course. Very much a target golf game here. Not a course I would pay full price for, $45 or more is too much.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Senic Course

Very enjoyable round of golf for two of us. Golf course was in pristine condition. Greens were on the slower side which made putting very nice.
Some picturesque holes, some challenging hole hitting over deep ravines.
Well worth the visit. Would advise anyone to play this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Shagy.

The course was poor. The rough was 5 inches long, on more then 5 holes there was days worth of grass clippings, the greens had dirt spots, it was horrible. The one bright spot was that they offered iced towel for a hot day. Besides that it really wasn't the nicest day of golf.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great course

This was a beautiful course. Just loved the 17 hole.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

back nine

The back nine is pretty funky. My gps didn't have it which made some shots pretty hard. I can see # 17 being a real backup on a busy day and I'm sure some older people may not be able to navigate that walking at all. The front nine was beautiful though.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

love changes

the course has changed since last time i played it, loved the changes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

Great time

Found tee locations on back 9 somewhat confusing
need better signing 15-16-17.
Fun to play....although very windy....a real challenge

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

80 degrees and sunny

Wonderful day on a great track. Sad to see some holes gone or changed since I last played but still fun. A waste that the waterfall is no longer on the 9th hole now lost to the side. Shame they had to succumb to building homes on the back. Still worth the trip from Seattle.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Average weather

Fun course

Front nine is great and the back nine, due to some recent re-figuring, needs more attention. All in all, a really fun course worth playing

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

Great course

Great course. Hot deal off of golf now so great value as well. Will play it again!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Back 9 much improved

I've played this course a few times and my primary complaint was that it was kind of boring with parallel fairways going back and forth a little to close together, Front 9 hasn't changed much but the back 9 has been changed substantially. The views are fantastic and 16, 17 and the 18th holes are a real challenge. the new 16 has the second shot over water to the green. The all new 17 has an only 243 (white# yards to the green but must carry at least 175 yards to carry the canyon to a quite narrow fairway. Hills to the left and mountainside down to the Columbia River on the right and a deep canyon on the way to the fairway. A bit intimidating. I got lucky and hit the fairway with only about 40 yards to the pin. Hit a Lob Wedge to 2 feet short of the green. Putted to the hole from off the green and it went in for a birdie. .18 another short par 3 #142 Yard white) again over another canyon which is fairly open on the left but the same mountain hazard on the right down to the Columbia River. Ok to be safe hit to the right side of the green! Wrong/ A two level green with the left side higher by at least two maybe three feet than the right side. I hit the left side of the green and had to put to the right side where the in was close to the ledge. Hard to keep the ball on the right side of the green much less get close to the pin. Put right to the edge of the ledge and almost stopped but went down the ledge and at least 5 feet past the pin. Made the putt for a par. The views from these two holes are spectacular of the whole Wenatchee Valley and the Columbia River and the risk/reward of the last two holes are invigorating! Enjoyed the course much more than before.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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