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Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
2.8
Amenities
3.5
62.3%
Recommend this course
23 out of 29 reviews
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3.3
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Conditions
3.3
Value
3.3
Layout
3.4
Pace
1.6
Amenities
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StaffFriendliness
3.4
37.5%
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3 out of 8 reviews
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3.3
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Conditions
3.3
Value
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
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StaffFriendliness
3.4
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 32
Length 2220 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Thames Valley Golf Club - Hickory
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Course Details

Year Built 1930
Golf Season Apr 1 to Oct 31

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy No
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole No
Dress code Walking shorts accepted, no jogging pants, no cut-offs. T-shirts allowed.

Reviews

3.7
29 Reviews (29)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Too narrow

Fairway is too narrow, mat hit people walking on the trail.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Don’t go on weekends

Have played the curious 9 hole before. Never had to wait 10 minutes between holes. Could have played an 18. Won’t be back for some time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Hickory at Thames

Always enjoy this course for a lazy afternoon with Hot Deals on Golfnow.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Has dropped off over the years

A bit disappointing that the city has let their golf courses get to this state.

Recently they closed River Road, arguably one of their best kept courses, and now Thames has become overrun.

The 9 holes played just shy of 3 hours, while there are plenty of Covid Measures - altered cups instead of ball caddies, an unfriendly staff member asking if you’ve been out of the country, the act of turning off all running water on the course in 33 degree heat, etc...It seems all of this was pointless as they’ve only spaced their groups by 10 minutes.

At times we had 9 people waiting to tee off at the same box.

The fairways and greens are in really rough shape, and while this is a great place to get a cheap round on the books. You’d be better served spending you $20 elsewhere

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 79
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Good 9 Holer

Course is in very good condition. Greens are smooth and hold approach shots well. Without physical limitations , this one would be a pleasant walk.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 79
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Cute. Layout

Short 9 holer. Good variety in the layout. Take your full bag as you can use them all.Greens a little firm, tough to hold them from beyond 60 yards out . Lots of slope on greens and lightning fast so down hillers kill lots of par attempts.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 79
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Short but Challenging

At 2200 yards, this one offers an excellent workout if you need a conditioning round. Eight of the nine holes provide an option to use all your clubs. Greens medium sized and have lots of action in them. No water on Course at all. No sand traps. If speed of play is honest , you are finished in less than two hours easily.

Worth giving it a try.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Dear Hickory

What’s not to like.
Get to spend hours with my 16 year old great nephew on a beautiful course. Pace was a little slow but to be expected on a Saturday. I had a great afternoon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

There’s a typo

Although it says walking rate several times it also says price includes round and cart. When Asked about the cart and showed them where it says cart the club house staff were very rude and aggressive.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Response from on 10/15/2018:
Hello, thank you for reviewing our course, Thames Valley Hickory 9 Course. We're very sorry to hear you may have had a poor customer experience with us recently, and we appreciate your feedback so we may work on improvements for your future experience with us. We apologize for any miscommunication or misunderstanding in regards to pricing and what is included in our rates. We will work to ensure we better clarify this in the future if necessary. However, we are glad to see that you found good value during your experience with us and that pace of play was satisfying to you. Thank you for choosing our course, and we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Good Golf Course

We recently moved to London and are enjoying playing this course. It is in good shape and we find it challenging. We like to play 9 holes. Totally recommend it.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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