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3.6
222 Reviews (222)
5 Stars
39
4 Stars
70
3 Stars
53
2 Stars
36
1 Stars
24
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
2.9
Amenities
3.6
75.1%
Recommend this course
155 out of 222 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.8
65 Reviews (65)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
80.0%
Recommend this course
52 out of 65 reviews
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3.8
67 Reviews (67)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
19
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.2
79.1%
Recommend this course
53 out of 67 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

Reviews

3.6
222 Reviews (222)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 15
Thick Rough 10
Water Hazards 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 16
Seniors 10
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 10
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 23
Worth the Drive 6

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Bad experience

On hole 3, just after the green, between 3-4, the Yamaha gas-golf cart broke down. It took 15 minutes for staff to come to my aid, and in the process, brought me a non-golf cart John Deer Gator. Not only was it not golf equipment, it was uncomfortable and difficult to drive. After hole 4 and waiting through the incredibly slow pace of play, another staff member brought us the correct gas golf cart. The only main reason I’m complaining is because the staff member that brought the gator, was indifferent and rude. The excuse that the course was out of carts, was unacceptable. After my round, management did not offer anything whatsoever for the inconvenience. Needless to say, I was frustrated and disgusted.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Disapointed

We got here for our tee time, to fond out the green were aerated, this should this information should be on the site and disclosed before we sign up. While tis is necessary for all courses it is our right to have the information and decide if the course in this condition is worth playing or if we want to see other options

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Cow Pasture

Course was in terrible condition. Tee boxes had many bare spots. Fairways were very patchy with grass. Ball washer and iron washers had very little if any water in them. Look elsewhere for courses in much better conditions.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Bang for your buck!

Playing golf for $22-$25 through GN! It doesn’t get any cheaper for 18 with a cart and any day you’re swinging clubs is a good day. But you can’t expect the course to be dialed in and as pristine as some other more expensive courses. Putting greens are pretty ugly and beat up with transplanted turf like a bad hair piece. Sand traps where concrete. Driving carts in the middle of fairways is like a mogul course. My buddy almost flew his clubs out of his cart hitting a bump. I still had fun and the course is super forgiving with giant fairways that run together. I’ll play this place once or twice a year when I want to play cheap golf.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Incompetent staff - pace of play makes it unplayable

Have played this course a couple times after work in years past and it’s been nice enough, good value for money. Have tried to play twice this year and failed both times due to the horrible management of tee times and unwillingness/inability to enforce any sort of pace of play. The first time we walked off after it took us almost two hours to play 5 holes. Thought we’d give it one more shot a second time around, made an earlier tee time to beat the after work crowd and arrived to have the starter tell us they were AN HOUR behind on tee times and 9 holes was taking over three hours. Unacceptable - we left and won’t be back.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good for the price

This is a forest preserve facility. It's got very nice views, and the fairways in Greens are an okay shape. This is not a country club, but then again, you aren't paying country club prices either.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Slowest round ever!

Slowest round ever after a late start as there were no carts available due to two outings in the morning. Every hole was backed up and had to wait to tee off. It would have been good to know of the outings when booking so we could find another golf course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Poor start but an enjoyable day out

After arriving at the 1st tee, my colleague and I were late of our tee time by 10 minutes. The starter did a really poor job in ensuring that a pace of play could be established for the first 4 holes, we waits 15-20 at the tee box for players in front to clear the hole. The issue was that the starter released too many people on the course too close together. By the turn, the pace of play corrected itself and we were able to enjoy the course and play. I will come back and play again but early in the morning.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent course

I have played this course number of times, and I always enjoy golfing and friendly staff Thank you

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Heatwave Golf!

The weather for my first visit here was very hot and humid (friends suggested I was a bit crazy for venturing out with heat index levels above 105 *F), but thankfully the staff was very friendly and accommodating for all of the golfers out in the heat. There were several water coolers available on both the front & back 9, a range who came by with water & ice, and of course the beverage cart was making regular laps around the course.

I thought the course was generally in pretty good shape for a public course, but there were some diseased areas in a few fairways but that's not unexpected for a mid summer conditions. Two of the three bunkers I found were in decent condition, but the last bunker was one a few around the course that was labeled as ground under repair. Hopefully those few bunkers will be finished with their renovations and put back into normal service soon.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
2.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Wait on 1st Tee Box

Both times I have played this course there was around 5 carts back up on the first tee box. Very first time I played, approximately 40 minute after tee time start. Very poorly maintained rough., expect a lot of lost balls if you miss fairways. Spend your money elsewhere.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course in Good shape

You can expect courses to play a little slow, the first 14 holes were great and played well but the groups started backing up at 14 as a group of older "walkers" seemed to tire out and the last 4 holes took an hour and a a half which is brutal and boring breaks the pace of the game. But it was a warm day and the staff was driving offering ice water and making sure everyone was OK on the course. Its always a great staff!

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

Greens were rolling great

Highland woods is a nice track play was a little slow but recommend the course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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