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Conditions
2.7
Value
3.3
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.1
87.5%
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33 out of 42 reviews
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4.0
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4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
5.0
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5.0
Amenities
4.5
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3.5
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3.3
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Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
3.8
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Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 6295 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Hills of Cove Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1972
Greens Bermuda grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Jep Wille (1972)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fee
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "The Hills of Cove Junior Golf Academy "
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge

Reviews

3.2
42 Reviews (42)
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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 Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

It’s a good course for beginners

The greens are the best they have ever been along with the fairways

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Shame

Lost many balls in the fairway. Grass hadn’t been cut in months it seemed. Could not distinguish between the rough and fairway. Paid $30 to play on the worst condition golf course in central Texas. Shame on the staff for the poor upkeep. Will never play there again.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/01/2020

I play this course 2-3 times a week.... this is a total fabrication, untrue. The fairway and rough are not the same length, geez. During that time frame they did allow the rough to grow, and if u missed the fairway it was difficult to find the ball, but not the fairway itself.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Pleasant

People are cordial.
Course is in good shape for winter play

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Great afternoon golf in December

Great fall back golf course to play on a Sunday after church. If you need to up your confidence, this is a course for you.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
3.0
Previously Played

Great Course

Great course, nice staff and great deal with lunch being including with game. The course is challenging but does need slight bit more upgrading. The greens have come a long way. I would reccomend this course for a fun and lazy golf day.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

I would say that the front 9 is absolutely horrible. It's a goat pasture...however the back nine is very good. Looks like 2 different courses. I would suggest playing the back 9 twice.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Wow!!! What an Improvement

This course has definitely improved in the last year since my first time playing it. Last year, the fairways were hard and the greens were sandy, patchy and herendous. I said I'd never play there again. A friend talked me into coming back and WOW what a difference. I think I'm going back tomorrow.

The greens were beautiful and rolled true. There were a couple that still had some small sandy patches but I can live with that. The fairways were soft and my clubs were taking beautiful divots (the 3 times that I actually made good contact, lol). The roughs were a bit thick which required an extra club to reach the required length for the next shot. We tee'd off early in the morning so the thickness and wetness didn't help but it was a great time to be out.

It was a fun layout. The front nine was wide open and forgiving. The back nine was more challenging with elevated greens particularly on the par 3s. Ball placement is a must on some of the holes or you´ll be out of position or the ball could roll from inside the cart path to outside the cart path. It´s not a long course so driver is not needed on all tee boxes particularly on the back nine where some of the fairways tighten up.

The staff was very friendly and so are the multiple members that are out playing.

This course went from a ¨Never playing again¨to a ¨Must play course¨in less than a year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hills of Cove

Course layout is nice and tight between holes but very easy to play. It does offer a few blind greens with a variety of elevation changes but nice and wide fairways. The condition of the course was not very good. Almost had to use a hammer to get tees in the ground because the course was so dry. The fairways were horrendous to hit irons off of. Ground was so hard it made getting blades under the ball very difficult. If you carry a hybrid just use that and you'll be fine. Overall it wasn't bad for the cost associated with playing.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Excellent Value - Good layout

I like this course. The greens are usually in very good shape. They have just been aerated/sanded, but still rolled well. Some challenging Par 3s. The blue tees make the course more difficult on 5-6 holes, but not much different on the remainder. One Par 4 (Hole 5 I think) is 420yd (blue tee) and is downhill, but every time I have played there has been a 20-30 mph wind right in my face. I really like the layout - several holes where the green is protected with a stream running in front. Several holes with elevation changes - 2 of the Par 3 holes have an elevated tee, one has an elevated green. Several greens have undulation and/or tiers. It is a muni course so there are a good number of beginners, making it slow, but the staff seemed fine with us skipping around to keep from getting stuck. I am happy to see new golfers, so this does not bother me as long as I can jump around the course. Good course - Great Value.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Terrible greens

Greens were terrible. Most of them were really bad, some were decent. Deffinatley would not consider playing the course again untill the greens are in way better shape.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Course

Had a great time pace was a little slow but I was playing alone so that could have been why

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course needs work

Excellent topography. Beautiful hills, scenic Nice piece of land, has potential to be one of the most beautiful courses in the Centex, if only they would put some quality work in to it The greens are not good, terrible Fairways are not in great shape. Good course to learn the game and to take beginners .

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

The Deal of the Weekend

I played this course because of the great deal I got on www.golfnow.com, it wasn't the greatest course but what can you expect for $10.00 and that included a cart. I would and will play this course again. The group I was with and I had a good time.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice time

Had a great time playing this course, I recommend you and check it out.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Fair weather
Used cart

Fairways in desperate need of attention!

Course was fair at best...there were weeds everywhere! Hit it just to right or left of the fairway and GOOD LUCK FINDING YOUR BALL! The greens were in decent shape I suppose, but Hole 18 needs a facelift! Would I play it again? Probably not, and especially not for what they are trying to charge! $25 for 18 and $21 for 9 holes! Really Cove? SMH...

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 66
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

The Hills

This course would be very fun for a muni if the greens did not look like old brown carpet. The holes actually have some fun shots but are completely overshadowed by the shape of the greens. No cart girl, the facilities had an odor that made you stay away... While I would like to go back sometime in the future - hopefully the city will get the course back in good shape.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good for what it is.

Hills of Cove is a low cost course with some grounds keeping issues, but it's a good time. It's the closest course to Fort Hood ( the courses on post are extremely expensive, especially for an Army course), so I can pop in after work and play 18 before dark. Some of the greens do have sand spots, but except for 18 they're small enough you can avoid them, just get better at approach shots.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Plenty of elevation changes

Enjoyable round. If they can get the greens better, it would be a good place to play. Locals are friendly and courteous, staff helpful. Challenging course when the wind blows.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Beautiful Hills

The Hills of Cove showed well yesterday. The weather was perfect, the course was well groomed, and the greens were in good condition. Its been 6 months since I played here last time and this was the best experience at this location. My wife came along and drove the cart for me. She had a great time and commented on the scenic beauty.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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