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168 Reviews (168)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
5.0
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.4
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4.6
8 Reviews (8)
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4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
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Pace
4.4
Amenities
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StaffFriendliness
5.0
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4.8
18 Reviews (18)
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
5.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6452 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.0
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Royal Hylands Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1980
Fairways Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/31
Architect Gary Kern (1980) Ron Kern

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.8
168 Reviews (168)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 23
Bunkers 20
Elevation Changes 17
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 23
Locals 20
A Weekend Splurge 14
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 29

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Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

Enjoyable course, nice layout, just don't like paying full price when you aerify the greens and don't top dress. Feel like you don't get full enjoyment of the course. Would be interested in coming back once the greens are back to full health.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Some sand traps were flooded. Sand was dumped in some of the traps but was not spread.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
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 Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great Course in great condition

Royal Hylands is a real jewel in Eastern Indiana. Challenging course in great condition. Greens were outstanding, great speed, receptive to full shots. Fairways were in perfect condition. Friendly staff and a great 19th hole. Best course available in the Eastern part of the state.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 188
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 25 Contributor
Indy Advisor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Always a Great Round

It's hard to beat Royal Hylands in terms of value/bang for your buck. I mean that anywhere, not just in Indiana.

The course has a great mix of holes for a parkland-style layout. Some open, some tight, all requiring precision or close to it. Tee shots force different types of plays - cuts/draws, etc. Par 5s are fun risk/reward types. The greens are the real challenge - if you miss in the wrong spot it's 3-putt city. It can be a handful if you're off your game and it can be pride-inducing when you're playing well. Either way you're going to want more when you're done.

Staff is great as well, though I'm not so fond of the new pro - he can go back to Hawks Tail.. But they are good folks overall otherwise, and they have a great 19th hole/mid-point.

If you're anywhere around Indianapolis or Eastern Indiana on I-70 - stop here and thank me later. You won't regret it.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather

PERFECT COURSE

The course was in excellent shape!!! PERFECT DAY TO PLAY GOLF!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

GREAT VALUE!

This is my "go-to" course. Took an old friend on his 1st trip here. Excellent condition & fun all day!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Place

Course Conditions are the best within miles and miles in this area. Fairways and greens are superb as well as the friendly staff. I love this place, and Especially the layout.. Come play it for yourself and visit the 19th hole after a round and relax on the front porch with your friends; you won’t be disappointed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Stellar!

Great course. Stellar greens and bent grass fairways!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

One of the better courses west of Indy

Second time here an enjoyed even more then the first time I played despite the very hot weather.i will be looking forward to coming back here to play many more rounds in the future.It is now high on my too play list.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
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 Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best course on golf now

I'm from Fishers and there are no courses around for the value that Royal Hylands gives to it's customers. It's definitely worth the scenic drive to this amazing course. The course plays fast too and it is fun for all skill levels of golfers. Highly recommend this course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Hidden gem

I play Royal Highlands a couple times per year. The staff is always friendly and the course is always in great shape. I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 due to the green on hole 10 being under construction. it appears to be very close to being ready to go again but before you book your tee time you might want to call to make sure. Not a big deal, but never fun to play a hole with the pin/hole in the middle of the fairway. Great course, especially for the price. you won't be disappointed.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 18
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun but challenging

Course was in very good shape and the greens were very fast.
Hole # 10 had a temporary green as they were getting it back into shape but is was no big deal.
Layout is very good with slanted greens ,water hazards,sand traps.out of bounds - it has it all !
We love to come out here and play
BG

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