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3.5
78 Reviews (78)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
22
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
68.9%
Recommend this course
44 out of 78 reviews
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2.8
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
22
Conditions
2.5
Value
3.0
Layout
3.4
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
51.4%
Recommend this course
36 out of 70 reviews
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2.9
73 Reviews (73)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
22
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.1
Layout
3.4
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
53.4%
Recommend this course
39 out of 73 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 35
Length 2930 yards
Slope 113
Rating 33.9
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Willow Run Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Golf Season Open: 3/15 Closed: 11/15

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
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

3.5
78 Reviews (78)
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Skill Intermediate
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2.0
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Greens

I've played this course many times in the past, however, this is the first time i have seen it in this condition. The Greens and tee boxes were in terrible shape. Unsuitable for play. We disappointed.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
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Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course is very stressed out

Course has been beset with a lot of ailments this past season including too much rain early, covid shutdown and lack of money, vandalism of greens and fairways, pump and watering failure for two weeks, hottest and driest July/August in decades, and more. Unfortunately, it shows! Fairways, which were never great, have lots of bare spots. T-boxes are nominally OK. Cart paths are rough and bouncy. Greens are in very bad shape. Patchy bare spots, which cause a lot of bumpy rolls. It going to take a lot of attention, and the course needs a few breaks to go its way to get back. It's too bad, since the course is basically rather attractive on a hilly, wooded tract of property. Maybe next year will have better things in store. This can be a fun little course to play when time for nine is all you've got, but it needs a lot more work before it's really up to caliber. I'm conditionally recommending it for next year assuming a bounce-back. Will try again in 2021. I'm hoping for it to succeed.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poor Grounds = Poor Play

The greens and tees were in horrible shape. There was definitely more hard dirt then grass. The ground was so hard and dry you couldn’t place a tee. Putting on the green was an adventure as it was in horrible shape. I wouldn’t even be open if I was them.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

The worst maintenance I’ve ever seen

This course was completely unplayable. The greens acted like fairways. The ground is hard as rock. They haven’t repaired divots in what seems like months. I played here a couple months ago and it was okay. That I considered asking for my money back

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Badly needing TLC

It’s been dry, and COVID has impacted everything, but the course appears to have been neglected for a few years now. Golfed bc it was near a friends house, will not be going back.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Tee box’s torn apart. Greens worst I’ve ever seen fairways not much better.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Know what you're getting

Things I like about this course - staff is always friendly, course is pretty open and forgiving, great for beginners like me but still challenging with trees, decent bunkers and a little water. Things I don't like about this course - the greens are an absolute joke, terrible condition, impossible to read bc it's mostly fertilizer, sad for this late in the year to still be this awful. Course condition is average at best, below average in many places. For the standard rate, I would never play there, especially with so many areas courses that are much nicer and similarly priced. I only play the Hot Deals bc that's a decent rate for 9 holes. Would never pay full price to play here, even twilight is pricey. If they kept it under $20 to ride 9 it'd be worth it, but the course condition doesn't match the cost. I recommend it only on a hot deal.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

You get what you pay for

Where to start? Well the staff was super friendly which was great. The course was in bad shape. Other reviews are dead on. Greens are terrible and yes, a few of the tee boxes were basically in the rough in front of the tee boxes. I was told by another golfer that the greens were infected by 3 different viruses and just have not come back yet. It’s basically useless to even try and put on these greens! First time using Golf Now but I will take Picts of course condition next time since I know you can post them here.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course in BAD shape

The greens were in worse shape i have ever seen
the rest of the course was pretty bad also

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0

Garbage!

How GolfNow allows this course to remain on here? This place shouldn’t even be thinking about taking money from anyone. Such an insult. Dont believe the recent 4/5 reviews. Zero grass on greens! Tee boxes are in fairways! Just a dog track. Avoid at all costs!!!!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Greens un-playable

Course was in awful condition. Greens were dead and unplayable. Pace of play was very slow.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Just move on!!

You should be embarrassed to take money from the ppl who walk in those doors ! Not a blade of grass on those greens !!! DIRT !! Not just one but all 9 greens !! Biggest waste of time and money . Shame on you guys , just sell it and move on .

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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