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3.7
267 Reviews (267)
5 Stars
51
4 Stars
94
3 Stars
56
2 Stars
39
1 Stars
27
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.6
78.3%
Recommend this course
192 out of 267 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.0
38 Reviews (38)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
21
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
86.8%
Recommend this course
33 out of 38 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.7
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
26
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.9
Value
3.9
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.2
80.4%
Recommend this course
45 out of 56 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6934 yards
Slope 124
Rating 72.5
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Highland Woods Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1976
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect William J. Spear (1976)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

3.7
267 Reviews (267)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 16
Thick Rough 10
Water Hazards 9
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Seniors 10
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 10
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 24
Worth the Drive 7
Convenient to the City 6

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Course

Great place to play, course is wide and challenging which is always good. I would recommend to anyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Forgiving course

The course is very forgiving off the tee. The bunkers are not maintained very well and the sand is not consistent hole to hole. The greens are in good shape and have nice undulations making a seemingly easy course harder to score on.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

I played this course 15 years ago and always carried the idea that was a boring kind of Scrappy Forest Preserve course. I played again last week with no expectations and was pleasantly surprised they have put so much work into this course the greens were terrific true and fast. I am very pleased with what they have done great job guys

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Another well updated forest preserve course

Play quite a few of the forest preserve courses. This one was great. Great conditions, well maintained. Only downside which is not the course issue but Mother Nature, hot blazing sun not a lot of shade to cool off.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Highlands Woods

The course is in great shape. The pace of play was just right and the greens were in good shape. The course is very forgiving with generous land areas. A must play!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very good value

The course was in very good shape and everything went smoothly. Had a slower group in front but they were friendly and would have let us through if we would have pushed.

A few of the greens are getting marked up with people not repairing ball marks and all the heat.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

COVID round

Staff did a excellent job of making sure all the precautions were made. Course was in excellent condition. Couldn’t ask for anything more.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

7/5/2020 Highland Woods

Start times very accurate, course was in great condition. Following Covid rules. Staff was great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
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
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hope you like losing balls

The course is well maintained and the staff is awesome.

That being said I am not a fan of the layout. It is very tight and winding, resulting in many lost balls and penalties. The rough is also a pain to play out of because it is crab grass and doesnt leave you with the best lie.

Overall the course is nice looking and will play great if you can always hit the ball straight or have a slight draw/fade. I would recommend this to any player with great control who wants to challenge themselves, you will have a great time here. For your average golfer it will most likely be an excruciating round that makes you question why you played in the first place.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Chicago forest preserve courses

Love playing Chicago forest preserve courses.
Top 3
1 George Dunne
2 Joe Louis The Champ
3 Highland Woods
I play Highland the most. Greens are well kept. Fairways are consistent. I love the design of this course. It fits my eye. Try it out. I hope you like this course as much as I do.

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