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4.4
198 Reviews (198)
5 Stars
76
4 Stars
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3 Stars
20
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
98.4%
Recommend this course
179 out of 198 reviews
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4.5
33 Reviews (33)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
33 out of 33 reviews
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4.5
36 Reviews (36)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.7
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
36 out of 36 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6148 yards
Slope 131
Rating 69.1
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Hickory Sticks Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1998
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

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Reviews

4.4
198 Reviews (198)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 31
Water Hazards 16
Narrow Fairways 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 24
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 22
Advanced Golfers 11
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 24
In the 'Burbs 10
Convenient to the City 7

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Skill Intermediate
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5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Draught but OK

We were 25+ days into a draught when we played. I was pleasantly surprised how good the course looked and played. Greens were fast and accurate. Fairways were ok too. I played din a foursome and everyone agreed it was worth the money.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/08/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. We truly appreciate your 4-star rating and kind review! We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Friendly staff and a decent course

I’ve played here quite often through the years and I’ve always thought it was a decent place to play. I will say I feel like course conditions, course signage/amenities, and clubhouse are improving and that’s great to see...
COURSE IN. A NUTSHELL: country course w some hills but not anything crazy. Very very few blind shots, if any. Some trees but not real tight and overall forgiving. Maybe 4-6 holes with water on them but manageable placement.
DIFFICULTY: Medium Challenge for most amateur golfers that shoot 80-100 on similar style/length courses, playing from tips makes a big difference in difficulty here (much longer.) scratch golfers will go low low
Holes/Layout: First four holes are scorable but can be daunting if you get yourself in trouble (par 5, par 4 w well placed water, par 5 uphill, long par 3.) after that nice golf holes for amateurs w normal amount of variation. Course gives you plenty of room to grip and rip while being fair to shorter hitters. I like most holes pretty well while only really disliking maybe 2-3 holes max.
CONCLUSION: Improving course with a friendly staff and atmosphere. Typically not super crowded and pace of play is almost always decent. Course stays Fairly decent to good shape. It can hold water in spots but I’ve almost never seen it in terrible or unplayable shape. It’s country course so may have some spots here and there and some uneven rough but I’ve never had a major issue, and mostly have been fine with conditions for this kind of course. Some decent elevated views with fair amount of wildlife. Good place go w your buddies, brother and/or Dad to play a laid back round that’s both challenging enough for amateur golfers with good scoring opportunities in no hassle/laid back environment

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/01/2019

Hi debrulerjames, we truly appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience so we always welcome this kind of feedback, but we're glad to hear you are noticing and enjoying our course improvements. Thank you for choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club, and we can't wait to welcome you back again soon!

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/12/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. We truly appreciate your 5-star rating! 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
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/23/2019

Hi Sirjohn73, thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Hickory Sticks Golf Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/26/2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're 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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Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Hidden gem

Great course! It’s a hidden gem along the Ohio River in Northern Kentucky. Several picturesque holes with tee boxes overlooking the golf course. Course in great shape except for some fairways burnt up from the heat. Excellent value for the money and good course layout.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/12/2019

Hi GoCards502, we truly appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 4-stars. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Hickory Sticks Golf Club soon, and check out your review shared on our Facebook page!

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/02/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. 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 Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/24/2019

Hello, Wkuragan2010. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Hickory Sticks Golf Club.

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

Honest review

This course is very good for your beginner to average players, such as myself. It is open enough where it’s not surrounded with tress, but still challenging. THTe greens are kept in great condition.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/26/2019

Hi jakefro56, 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 Hickory Sticks Golf Club soon!

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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 Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/05/2019

Thanks for the the 5-stars and choosing to play Hickory Sticks Golf Club! Come back soon. #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/13/2019

Thank you for the 3-stars and taking the time to leave us a review. We hope you enjoyed your recent round with us at Hickory Sticks Golf Club, but we welcome any additional feedback on how we can make your next experience worth 4- or 5-stars! #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/07/2019

Thanks for the 5-stars and choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club! Come back for another round soon. #HickorySticksGC

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

Fast easy cart path only round

Played 18 in less than 3 hours with at least 8 groups in front of me, it’s amazing when Average golfers know if it’s cart path only AIM for the paths, your round can be played quicker. Course was in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/04/2019

Jeff, thanks for the 5-stars and great feedback on our course conditions! We're glad to hear you enjoyed the pace of your round and recent golf experience with us at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. Come back soon! #HickorySticksGC

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

Course Condition

The course was in great shape. Offers a variety of challenge and unique hole layouts. Love it!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/30/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Hickory Sticks Golf Club.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/21/2019

Thanks for the 5-star review and choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club! Come back soon. #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One golfer

Iam really don’t understand why a golf course let 1 golfer out Prime time 10 am no one let him play through he was a terrible golfer I know he added a half hour to the round I’ll call lay the course again but these courses to me has to not allow 1 golfer out hook him up with a group

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/20/2019

Thank you for the 4-star review and taking the time to share your feedback with us. Your comments are important to our staff as we are always looking for ways to improve the experience for our golfers, and we can assure you this concern has been shared appropriately. We hope to have you back at Hickory Sticks Golf Club for an even better round soon! #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/16/2019

Thanks for the 5-star review and choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club! We hope you enjoyed the day with us and come back soon. #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/18/2019

Austin, thanks for the 5-stars and choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club! We hope to welcome you back for another round soon. #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Local Course

I have been playing here a lot recently as it is close to home, and have really been enjoying my rounds. The course superintendent and his staff are doing a great job keeping the leaves off the short grass and surrounding rough. Temperature permitting they have been changing hole locations and rolling the greens, which is more than I would ask for on January 7. Pace of play was about 3 hours for 18 holes.

This course is a great value, and I look forward to many more rounds here this year.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 01/09/2019

Thanks for the great feedback, Todd! We're committed to providing our golfers with a valuable golf experience here at Hickory Sticks Golf Club, and we truly appreciate your dedication to playing our course recently. We look forward to having you back again soon and be sure to check out your review shared on our Facebook page! #HickorySticksGC

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