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4.3
53 Reviews (53)
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
97.9%
Recommend this course
52 out of 53 reviews
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4.2
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
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13 out of 13 reviews
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4.2
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6228 yards
Slope 120
Rating 70.0
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Sandy Hollow Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1930
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Bunker Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.3
53 Reviews (53)
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4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Sandy Hollow Golf Course
Commented On 09/09/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Sandy Hollow Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Sandy Hollow Golf Course
Commented On 09/05/2019

Hello, Creeder67. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Sandy Hollow Golf Course!

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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great course

Greens are in good shape and maintenance is really good fun course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented On 08/22/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Sandy Hollow Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Great older course

Course has smaller greens and decent yardage to make it a challang. all holes are different which makes the course fun

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked

Sandy and damp

Nice course, lost many trees in the last few years, but still puts a premium on keeping the ball in the fairway.

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

Golf

It played so slow it 2 1/2 hours to play 9 holes as I said before the grass is to long that makes slow play. Maybe I will play the county courses. The park district sucks.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Response from Golf Rockford on 05/24/2019:
Thank you for your feedback. We have been battling the weather at all of our courses, trying to keep the grass low. Not only is it hard as it’s growing at an extreme rate, but sometimes we aren’t able to get mowers into areas that really need it. If you would like to discuss this further, please call Ann at 815-966-8727.
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Fun Course

Lots of players on the front 9. Since most only played 9, the back 9 was wide open and no pressure to keep moving.

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

Golf course

Grass is still to long-makes for slow play-the greens are full of pine needles.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Sandy Hollow Golf Course
Commented On 05/16/2019

Hello, thank you for taking the time to review Sandy Hollow Golf Course. 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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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Sandy Hollow Golf Course
Commented On 09/09/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Sandy Hollow Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Sandy is a Dandy

Sandy Hollow is a Rockford Park District course. The condition was excellent and this hilly old style course is fantastic. Love the tree lined fairways and smaller greens. If you are visiting the Rockford area play this course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Sandy Hollow Golf Course
Commented On 08/22/2019

Hi u314159502237. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Sandy Hollow Golf Course!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Sandy Hollow Golf Course
Commented On 08/22/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Sandy Hollow Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

This course is a hidden gem . A must play if your in the neighborhood . Staff very friendly . Great scenery . Challenging for all skills. I will play this course again. The price for the course was a steal .

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

Municipal golf as good as it can be

$22 to walk on a Saturday morning. What's not to like? Best breakfast sandwich ever, thanks Linda!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
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
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome course

First time player, hope to have many more opportunities. Drove over an hour to get here. Chose this course based on Golf Advisor ratings, 4.5 out of 5. And I was not disappointed. Course was in great shape and beautiful. Challenging but fair. Numerous elevation changes add to the beauty of the course. Staff was very friendly. Played with a friend and we both decided we would definitely come back again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Walked

WHO is controlling number of players in the groups??

I don't get why Sandy Hollow or the Rockford park district is doing making only 2-4 players can sign up on Golf Now tee times. They are ''walking only'' times for crying out loud.. Most of my friends work so I am a single most of the time.. WHAT A JOKE

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Response from Sandy Hollow Golf Course on 09/05/2018:
Hello Mark, thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to review your experience with us, we truly appreciate your feedback and will certainly pass it along to our team. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you back to the 5-star experience that you deserve.
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course but they need more carts

Booked a tee time through golf now. Did not realize the cost did not include a cart until we checked in. Additional $16.00 per person for a cart. Lesson learned. I do have to say it was a very nice course though and have played here before. Had a good time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Home course

Sandy Hollow is a public jem. In great shape right now. Greens are rolling great too. Play this coures, you won't be dissapointed!

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