A view of tee #11 at Hickory Stick Golf Club.
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4.2
142 Reviews (142)
5 Stars
70
4 Stars
53
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
89.9%
Recommend this course
130 out of 142 reviews
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4.1
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
84.8%
Recommend this course
28 out of 33 reviews
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4.1
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
87.5%
Recommend this course
35 out of 40 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6834 yards
Slope 127
Rating 73.0
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Hickory Stick Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tim Liddy (2001) MacCurrach Golf (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.2
142 Reviews (142)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 13
Bunkers 12
Thick Rough 7
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 10
Locals 8
A Weekend Splurge 6
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 8
Worth the Drive 8

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Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Really slow

The course was in good condition considering the recent weather. The tees were good condition, the greens were in good condition, and the fairways were a 6 on a scale or 1-10. There were two issues. 1) We had to wait about 20 minutes for a cart 2) the pace was extremely slow. We started about 2:00 PM (20 minutes late due to lack or cart, and we had long waits on every hole. It appears as though the course had set up tee times about every 8 minutes. We were not able to complete the course, and had to leave after 15 holes due to the slow pace.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great Course, Terrible management

I suppose if the goal is to cram as many people as you possibly can regardless of the number in each group, and not even come close to monitoring pace of play, allowing 5somes, allowing 4 year olds to hit multiple balls off the tee box, then the folks at Hickory Stick succeeded magnificently. 5 1/2 hours to play a round of golf? Ridiculous.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good course

Fairways are nicely kept, tricky hills and greens are fun. Tee boxes are really good. All around solid course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Challenging

It is truly like a Irish style links course, many angulations, and tricky greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Course, Poor Player Control

I've played here many times in the past, but this was my first round there this year. I have to say that we were very disappointed with the class, or lack of class, from the other players that have come to frequent the course. We luckily played through two groups that had never played golf before. But then were stuck behind a group for the remainder of the round that had clearly no business being on the golf course. Each player hitting two balls off of every tee, even as we sat there and watched it happen every time. We were verbally assaulted on multiple occasions for doing nothing except waiting for our turn to hit. Just a disgrace of a round that took over 5 hours to complete. The need for a ranger on the course to monitor play has never been more clear to us.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Could be so much better

So sure, we got a good on-line deal...$31.00 for weekend play. The course is really nice, challenging. But here was the problem: the pace of play was so ridiculously slow, it ruined the round. On hole #5, there were 5 groups! One group of slow old men about my age on the green, one group in the middle of the fairway, 3 groups on the tee box. This wasn't a par 3 either! I called the club house..."is there a ranger working today?"...."uh...I don't believe so". No starter, no Ranger, no one working the snack bar. I think these owners need to quit worrying so much about shoving 300 rounds thru each day (7 min. starting intervals w/No starter) and focus on giving the golfer a pleasant experience. We jumped over 4 holes, and it still took 3 of us over 4 hours to complete 14 holes! I won't be back anytime soon, which is a shame...a very nice course (if people would fix their ball marks!)

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great track at a reasonable price

Very nice conditions, an interesting links-style course. One of my new favorites in the area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Very unique course

We had a great time playing the course. Greens were true and fast Needed to teach members how to repair pitch marks. This course is too nice to not fix your on divot. Fairways were in fantastic shape.
Rough is playable Layout is good

Will play again if ever passing through.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very nice course with challenging holes and amazing views.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great condition but slow

Great condition but slow play
Will return nice layout

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Good Value

The prices are good for the course difficulty and overall condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Links style

Nice course with large wide fairways and nice greens..fun to play..Highly recommended

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course, greens in fantastic shape. Pace of play always a little slow, that just means golf is thriving.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Golf with a nephew

For all the play course in good condition. Tees need in some areas filled with sand / seed mix. Greens rolling 10.5 / 11 on stimp . Driving range plus practice green good warm up area. Love having club cleaning station on range.
Compliment Mr Kerr who greeted after round at cart return asking how we enjoyed facilities and thanked us for coming to Hickory Stick..

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