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4.3
180 Reviews (180)
5 Stars
66
4 Stars
82
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
95.6%
Recommend this course
161 out of 180 reviews
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4.5
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.8
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
17 out of 17 reviews
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4.4
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.7
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
28 out of 28 reviews
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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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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6148 yards 69.1 131
Gold 71 5770 yards 67.4 127
Blue 71 5332 yards 65.3 123
White 71 4634 yards 62.8 117
Scorecard for Hickory Sticks
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 69.8/131 533 310 466 215 400 374 368 190 448 3304 344 190 390 362 157 283 155 467 496 2844 6148
Gold M: 68.4/127 509 288 450 200 380 355 349 168 432 3131 324 180 331 344 134 261 144 441 480 2639 5770
Blue M: 66.3/118 W: 71.1/125 453 274 417 177 358 341 334 142 400 2896 304 161 302 315 114 247 131 411 451 2436 5332
White M: 63.1/105 W: 66.1/114 417 258 378 161 334 324 314 102 288 2576 267 130 255 293 94 232 118 379 290 2058 4634
Handicap 9 17 5 3 7 11 15 13 1 6 4 8 12 16 18 14 10 2
Par 5 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 4 36 4 3 4 4 3 4 3 5 5 35 71

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

4.3
180 Reviews (180)

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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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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Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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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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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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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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Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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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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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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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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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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I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

They’re Back

Course was in EXCELLENT shape. Played a few times past year or so and it was average at best. They’ve definitively put some work into the course. Tee boxes were immaculate. Greens were very fast but true. Challenging but fair course. Some elevated tee boxes make for some scenic drives if you hit them well. I’ll be back.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented On 06/19/2019

Thanks for the 4-star review, great feedback, and choosing to play at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. On behalf of our staff, we truly appreciate the support and are glad to hear you're enjoying our course improvements. Check out your review on our Facebook page and come back soon! #HickorySticksGC

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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great value

This course offers good value. It is a fun but short course. I would have liked to see more bunkers and the bunkers that exist in better shape. However, the rest of the course looked good and the greens and tee boxes were well kept. Overall I would recommend to a friend.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 05/31/2019

Thanks for the 4-star review, recommendation, and sharing your feedback with us. We appreciate your comments on our bunkers as we are always looking for ways to improve the experience for our golfers, but we're glad to hear we could still offer you a valuable golf experience. Come back to Hickory Sticks Golf Club for another round soon! #HickorySticksGC

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented On 05/23/2019

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

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Nice course

Staff is friendly course is great for a beginner. Challenging but not extremely hard.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 05/14/2019

Thanks for the 5-stars and great feedback, Todd! We're glad you enjoyed your recent experience with us at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. Come back soon! #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Tight fairways, undulated greens, and uphill yardages make this course moderately challenging. A true master of their distance and course management will do well here.
Fairways need to be cut more regularly. Rough is good. Like the rough as much as the fairway

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented On 05/15/2019

Thanks for the 4-star review and choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club! We appreciate your feedback as we're always looking to improved the experience for our golfers, but we're glad to hear you enjoyed your recent round with us. Come back soon! #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 05/03/2019

Thanks for the 4-star review and choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club! We look forward to having you back for another round soon. #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once 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 04/23/2019

Justin, thanks for the 5-star review and choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club! We're glad to see you enjoyed your recent round with us. Come back soon! #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
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 Average
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Commented On 04/08/2019

Robert, thanks for the 5-stars and choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club! Join us again soon. #HickorySticksGC

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

As always, Hickory was a great time.

Had a great round at the course. Weather stayed about 50 degrees and sunny with no wind. Course is in nice shape and staff was very friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from #HickorySticksGC on 11/04/2018:
Brutus, thanks for the 5-stars and kind feedback! We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your recent round with us at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. Come back soon!
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Course was in great shape.

This course was in top shape. I have played here many times before, and was shocked by how well it played. Everything was up to par with all other features, and the only negative was a slow pace for the first four holes. The group creating the delayed allowed us to play through on number five. After that, it was clean sailing. The course ranger was friendly and polite, and a joy to talk with on the course. We saw him about 10 times during the round. He was clearly on top of things. A great day of golf.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from #HickorySticksGC on 10/16/2018:
Thanks for the awesome feedback and 4-stars! On behalf of our staff at Hickory Sticks Golf Club, we're glad to hear you enjoyed your recent round with us. Can't wait to have you back for another one soon!
Played On
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 Good
Response from #HickorySticksGC on 09/05/2018:
Thanks for the 4-stars, Jim! We hope you had a great round with us recently at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. Come see us again soon.
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