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3.4
104 Reviews (104)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
40
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.6
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.7
72.5%
Recommend this course
76 out of 104 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.5
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
83.3%
Recommend this course
10 out of 12 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.3
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.1
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.2
76.5%
Recommend this course
13 out of 17 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 72
Length 6734 yards
Slope 137
Rating 72.6
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The Willows Golf & Country Club - Kenton County Golf
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Course Details

Year Built 1978
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

3.4
104 Reviews (104)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
19th Hole Scenic Views 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 17
Undulating Greens 15
Water Hazards 12
This course/club is great for:
Locals 16
Advanced Golfers 12
Playing Multiple Courses 11
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 14
Near the Airport 9

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good public coirse

Challenging public course. Back 9 of Willow was great!
Front 9 was good.
I really enjoyed the course and would recommend.
Traps were new sand. Thankfully I didn’t experience them today.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Its not worth the money. There is no up keep on course. Fairways and greens are well below average. I wont be back

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

No beverage carts

This time of year it’s very hot. There are no water through out the course. To protect golfers from dehydration water should be available.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Needs some care, but a good track!

The course itself it a nice course; I am pretty sure that the only flat spots were in the parking lot and that is a good thing! The greens were fast and the fairways were hard, so getting extra out of clubs was easy. The only drawback here was the cart paths; needs work! Considering some of the courses that I have been to, way off of the beatin path, this course was well worth the trip from the Dayton area; I will be playing this one again!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/08/2020

Thank you for the review and feedback! We are always striving to improve the experience for our guests. It is in our capital improvements to begin working on the cart paths this year! We hope to earn your business again soon and get an opportunity for you to enjoy some of the cart path renovations! -KC Team

Played On
Reviews 1
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 Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/08/2020

Thank you for the great 4 star review! We look forward to earning your business again soon! -Team KC

Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Difficult

If You are a 14 and higher handicap not a course you want to play rough is to high you have to stay in fairway for amateurs very difficult not fun playing for the layout just like I said not fun I am. 7 handicap and I didn't like it at all shot way above my handicap

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/08/2020

Thank you for the review and feedback. We are always looking for ways to improve the experience for our guests and hope we can earn your business again soon! -Team KC

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Willows

Challenging course in decent shape still. Pace of play continues to be slow.

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

Nice course and lay out

Enjoyed the course and the staff were very helpful. Challenging from the whites and the blue tees were not available. Pace of play was excellent. Would recommend.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 07/15/2020

Thank you for the 4 star review! We appreciate the nice compliments and hope to earn your business again!- KC Team

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great rate for a nice layout

Been over 10 years since I played Willows. Some of the best Challenging holes in NKY. Glad to get out during COVID19 Stay at Home orders! Keep it in the short grass and play the correct tees and you will enjoy The Willows.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/15/2020

Thank you for the nice review and compliments on the course. We were glad to see during the COVID19 times. We hope to see you up here again.- KC team

Played On
Reviews 38
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course.

Good time. But staff are sticklers. Booked through golfnow. Played the same course the day before so asked to play a different one of the three available. But wouldn’t allow it. And golfnow doesn’t make it possible to request a course. Just something to be aware of.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Just an OK course...

Nice course for the money but sad to see the cart paths were so badly broken up that it was best to drive next to them. Sand in the traps was non- existent. Some greens were a mess.
Kenton County needs to spend some money on maintaining the course!

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played

over priced

half of the parking lot is closed, the tee box are rough, the bunker are hard as a rock, half of the greens are dying , and the cart stop running.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Willows has gone downhill

Willows has been overplayed and is in awful shape. Pay the extra money to play Lassing Pointe.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Much Improved

My grandson had played Willows previously. The conditions of the course were not good, due mostly to winter weather. When we played recently, the improvements are very noticeable. The Willows is our favorite course again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Rates to high

The couse is under construction around the greens. Not worth the money until completion. $20 max for the condition it's in.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Terrible conditions

This course.....sad to say the least.....every course I’ve been on this year has been gorgeous, except this one....plenty of rain and no heat this year and it’s still burnt up somehow....few fairways were trashed, couple greens destroyed so bad that u had to move your ball to avoid putting through tire tracks....not a single bunker is playable and the rough needs cut down....staff is very friendly as always, but the Willows needs to be forgotten about for the year....I will not be returning

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