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3.6
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.8
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
3.6
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.6
75.5%
Recommend this course
18 out of 24 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.3
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.3
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
3.7
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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3.3
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.3
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
3.7
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6088 yards
Slope 132
Rating 70.5

Course Details

Year Built 1957
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect William F. Mitchell (1957)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.6
24 Reviews (24)
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Disorganized and poor management

Place is a joke. Last two weekends had a 9 am tee time. Wasn't allowed to tee off until almost ten. They purposely double book tee times. Even the gentlemen they pay to be the starter was angry at management. Jeff the GM cannot manage the place. 45 minutes past our tee time, a foursome shows up and tells the starter "Jeff says we're next." The starter replied, "tell Jeff to (bad word that starts with an F, website won't let me type anything that relates to it, but you get my drift. Too bad because it's an actual quote.) himself. We're already backed up an hour." Well, Jeff got his way and the group of 5 got to tee off and slow everyone down more. Last week, there was a group of six in front of us. I understand the need to make up the lost revenue from April, however, Holden hills will lose money in the long run by not taking care of their regulars. Want to play with a group of 10 and ruin the experience for the groups behind you? This is the place to play. 7 1/2 hours to play 18 today. Spend your money elsewhere. Or just tell the staff that you know "Jeff".

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great spot and affordable rates

If you’re looking for a moderately difficult course, with a wide variety of Par 3s-5s, this is a perfect spot. Mix of some challenging holes with larger hazards and straight shots.... good balance for a competitive round!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Challenging Course - Great Deal

Pro shop staff were very disrespectful. Zero communication about teeing off/wait time. Cart guy was not helpful and tried to give us a cart full of trash. Members were respectful and let us play ahead of them. Course was decent condition, lots of poison ivy, but very deceiving. Water jugs on 18 were disgusting and pouring dirty water. Free lunch was good and the bartender was cute. I’d play here again for the price.

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

Good people good course, needs a map

Great staff and the course is fun to play, but there needs to be a layout on each hole or a map provided. Too many hazards and doglegs not avoided due to hitting blind.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 19
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in good condition greens were very nice tee boxes were good and fairways were fine. Challenging holes but fair. Pro shop staff very friendly but course workers not very friendly and continued working around greens while players were on or near greens.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Great Staff

This was my first time playing and I cannot say enough about the staff, especially the pro shop. They were welcoming and very pleasant. It was a very hot day and the staff was concerned about the heat and emphasized the need to drink lots of water and eat some snacks. The course was challenging but enjoyable. I definitely will go back again.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Don’t bother

Course was in terrible shape, fairways not mown, greens SLOW, pace painfully slow. Our round took 5-1/2 hours. I’ll never play this course again

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

Holden HILLS for a reason

Great course challenging but not to long, play short anything long is danger on a lot of holes. Overall 4.5 out of 5 for and average golfer. Looking forward to playing again multiple blind shots so once through will definitely help improve on a score.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Holes too crowded

Pace of play was horrible. There was a 4-some in front of me, and it took one hour to play last three holes (and I was by myself). Don’t think there was anyone on front of them but might have been. Course conditions were ok, not great. My main beef is the holes are on top of one another, and positioned weirdly. I found directions to next home was horrible how you have to skip over holes to get to next home. Very challenging course but would never play there again.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging course

The course was in good shape even after the rain earlier in the week. The staff was welcoming. It was the first time there for two of my playing partners and they like the way the course was laid out and how it had to be played. They hope to be back soon.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Never again

Pace was very slow-6 hour round. No ranger to speed up play - as if they did not care after they got your fees. Pro shop and restaurant staff were very friendly. Too bad they did not think to take care of their customers when they were on the course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Enjoyed round

Staff was very good. From pro shop to starter - friendly and helpful. Spoke to a few regular members who were friendly and welcoming.

Rest of foursome ( did not know) did not show and Starter was good about matching me up with two really nice guys heading out.

Greens were good, but people gotta repair ball marks. Tee boxes ok, but rest of course in good condition. Played 18 in just over 4 hours and we're not held up or pushed, so that was perfect. Pay attention to where next tee box is and bring water as only on two locations on course.

Did not stay for food after, but nice looking 19th hole with plenty of after round refreshment. Would definitely go back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 201
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 25 Contributor
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Hilly course, lots of blind shots.

Course is in good shape, they seem to overwater early morning, makes putting difficult through water puddles. You must play it a couple of times to get a feel for the course, overlap of some holes confusing even with signs. Lots of blind shots, forces you to pick your line and hope for the best.
I would play again, it was different enough for me to come back. Very difficult to walk, hills.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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