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3.9
291 Reviews (291)
5 Stars
83
4 Stars
160
3 Stars
38
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.0
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.0
85.4%
Recommend this course
266 out of 291 reviews
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3.5
2 Reviews (2)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.0
Value
4.0
Layout
3.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.0
50.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 2 reviews
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3.7
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.7
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
78.4%
Recommend this course
29 out of 37 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Style Links
Par 72
Length 6481 yards
Slope 127
Rating 72.3
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Willodell Golf Club Of Niagara
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Course Details

Year Built 1964
Golf Season Apr 1 to Oct 30

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Reviews

3.9
291 Reviews (291)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 26
Dinner 11
Brunch 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 32
Water Hazards 16
Plays Long 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 31
Walkers 28
Seniors 23
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 34
Near Local Attractions 20
Worth the Drive 11

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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Willodell

The greens and fairways are maintained very nicely. The rough was very long but patchy. The bunkers need more sand and I would recommend entry and exit signs to help keep the course in better condition for better lies. Overall a good bang for the buck!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good greens

Nice true, fairly quick greens are best thing about this course. Fairways, rough, and bunkers mediocre conditioning. Boring uninspiring layout except for a couple holes on back 9.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

I won’t be back

They sold it with a cart course was too wet for a cart let alone to walk they have no drainage whatsoever I would only recommend this course for twenty bucks during the summer with a cart after no rain for two weeks!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/31/2019

Hello, Cakes84. Thank you for reviewing the course. Your feedback about the course is important to us. With the recent rain we are working to get everything up to par. We are working to recover the fairways and greens from the water on the course. The current condition is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing Willodell Golf Club of Niagara. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Striving to be like ICC

Course is going downhill. Traps are garbage. Sand is needed in all traps. This could be the turning point for this course. Does it go to yet another marginal course or do they do what is necessary to make it a course worthy of playing. Only time will tell.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/25/2019

Thanks for the review. We see you rated the traps negatively and are interested in learning what else we can do to improve for your next visit. We take negative feedback very serious at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Willodell Golf Club of Niagara.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Pleasantly Surprised. Very Nice

Overall conditions are very good. Fairways are good except for a few spots. Rough is nice -very little weeds. As expected for this time of year greens are airated. Way too much sand on most of them, may e they just put it down this AM?
Anyway. Nice starter.
Will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/14/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave Willodell Golf Club of Niagara a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Starter was terrible

We arrived at the course about an hour early. We checked in, and were told to check with stater when we were ready. About 40 minutes prior to our tee time, we checked in with the starter, who told us at the time that he was waiting on couple people, then we could go. So we sat there and waited, and waited. About 30 minutes in, not one person had teed off, yet we weren't allowed to tee off, and all 4 of us were there ready to play. We decided to talk to the stater, who started rambling on about how awful GolfNow is, that he doesn't make any money from GolfNow, how we all arrive hours early and expect to get on early, etc etc. We then expressed our displeasure, we were there only 45 minutes early, and NOT ONE person had teed off. How was he making ANY money at that point if no one was there ready to tee off. And that if he let us on prior, then the 2:00 tee time would be freed up for any potential walk ons. Terrible course management. So we patiently waited for our tee time. Left a very bad impression, too the point where I wouldn't recommend this course to anyone, and doubt we will play there again. I mean if you don't like GolfNow, that's your prerogative, and he should cancel their deal. But to take it out on the customer, that's just terrible customer service and terrible business practice!!

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/14/2019

Hello, Robert. Thank you for taking the time to review Willodell Golf Club of Niagara. We sorry to hear you may have had a negative experience with any individual on our staff. This is not acceptable and by no means the standard we strive to achieve. If you have any questions regarding your GolfNow reservations in the future, please do not hesitate to contact their team at 1 (800) 767-3574. We value your feedback and hope to welcome you back for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/23/2019

We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Willodell Golf Club of Niagara. Thanks for the feedback. We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Usually play here 2-3 times per year but first visit this summer. Like the course layout and level of challenge.

Some greens were rough ; folks fix your ball marks please. Several tee boxes were chewed up as well. However enjoyed the round and will try to get back before end of season

Staff always friendly here

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

Willodell

Love the course, a little challenging greens are true

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Course

Course was in great condition and very well maintained. Was great to find a course where the bunkers are in perfect shape. Will definitely play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

course

Would like to play this course again when it's not raining, got rained out after 15 holes after waiting 30 min after 8 holes

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 47
Handicap 0-4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 08/14/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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