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3.5
68 Reviews (68)
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Conditions
4.1
Value
3.3
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.1
Amenities
3.6
78.2%
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6334 yards
Slope 123
Rating 70.3
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Sycamore Hills Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 6334 yards 70.3 123
Blue 72 6076 yards 69.8 122
White 72 5672 yards 68.0 117
Green 72 5070 yards 68.3 119
Scorecard for North/West
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 70.3/123 316 319 544 165 289 378 564 159 384 3118 434 225 394 175 471 294 303 436 484 3216 6334
Blue M: 69.8/122 309 308 529 155 278 367 546 134 367 2993 411 201 375 165 463 287 289 418 474 3083 6076
White M: 68.0/117 302 301 402 148 261 346 517 123 349 2749 399 188 354 152 444 281 273 378 454 2923 5672
Green W: 68.3/119 289 291 353 142 240 289 444 114 279 2441 373 123 329 139 394 272 263 327 409 2629 5070
Handicap 9 15 3 11 13 5 1 17 7 4 8 6 16 10 18 14 2 12
Par 4 4 5 3 4 4 5 3 4 36 4 3 4 3 5 4 4 4 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1990
Fairways Velvet Bentgrass
Greens Velvet Bentgrass
Golf Season Open: 3/31 Closed: 12/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range 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

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Reviews

3.5
68 Reviews (68)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 9
Water Hazards 7
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
Playing Multiple Courses 7
Advanced Golfers 6
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 6

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I Recommend This Course
3.0

Too expensive

Played a round in the middle of October with a temperature of 45 degrees. Pro shop guy was blah' and uninviting. Was told that the greens were just aerated AFTER we paid. Pretty strategic release of information. Green fees were to expensive as it was, not considering the greens being aerated and it being 45 degrees. Course was well maintained and fun, just not worth the pricey fee.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played

Great course… Too expensive

I like playing at Sycamore… It’s a good course they keep it well manicured, the layout is nice… It’s just too expensive. There’s other courses in the area they give you the same experience for a cheaper price. Plus the pace of play was terrible for a sat afternoon … I understand that sometimes when you play on a day when they’re having an outing that you may have to wait a little bit but today was ridiculous. I played as a single player and it took me five hours to play 18 holes. That’s why I can’t give more than a three star rating for my round today. I left the course frustrated

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Only issue was being placed in front of an Outing...they complained...we skipped the 1st and they STILL caught up to us and we were a 3some

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Well Kept Course

As always the course was in great condition. My problem with this course is how they jam as many people as possible out there. Played 18 holes on a Friday afternoon 12:48 tee time and didn't finish till after 6pm!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
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Commented On 2018-06-07T20:16:31.000+00:00

Sir, thank you for playing Sycamore Hills. We appreciate your support. I am sorry your round took longer than expected on Friday. Unfortunately, we had a golf outing that was twice delayed due to two rain storms that afternoon which had a ripple effect on the rest of the tee-times. We apologize that caused rounds to be slower than normal for the afternoon and hope you decide to give Sycamore Hills another chance.

Sincerely,
Matthew Schwark
Director of Golf - Sycamore Hills Golf Club

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Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very wet

Not their fault it was wet, but the greens could have been rolled before that happened. They were very bumpy, ball wasn’t able to roll smooth.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
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Previously Played

Pace of play DESTROYED the round.

First of all, I'll start off positive and say that this is one of the most senic and well maintained courses I've ever been to, and I have played many courses that golfnow offers in my area. Some of them have cost double or even triple what I paid to play Sycamore Hills.
Unfortunately, the views and course layout do not make up for the way they manage groups and slow play. This my second time there, and the same thing happened to me the 1st time, so I just wrote it off as a fluke, but going 2 for 2, kinda rules out coincidence for me. What they do is they double book every tee time (to cover for no shows I guess). They have a ranger and a starter, but they are useless. Long story short, I ended up playing 13 holes in 4 hours (in a cart) and from the 14th on there were 6 somes waiting behind walkers, behind other 6 somes. If I would have stayed to finish, the round would have taken around 6 hours. The worst part about it was that there are 27 holes there, but everyone was gridlocked on one of the 9s. So Instead of finishing the round, i drove to the cart return, probably never to return, which is sad because of the quality of the course. I would understand this if it was a Saturday at noon and it was just the sheer volume of people, but I teed of at 1030 on a Tuesday.
In conclusion, if you have 6 or 7 hours for a round of golf, props to you for the patience and commitment. Go spend them them at Sycamore Hills. The course is beautiful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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SycamoreHillsGC
Commented On 2018-05-07T20:16:58.000+00:00

It sounds like you had a reasonably frustrating round. We'd like to give you a better experience if possible. I encourage you to call Matthew at (586) 598-9500 ext. 1 so we can make it right.

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Commented On 2018-05-04T20:37:49.000+00:00

I appreciate the time and thought put into addressing my experience at your facility. I doubt many places would have taken the time.

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Commented On 2018-05-04T15:50:14.000+00:00

Hello, Scott9663332. Thank you for playing Sycamore Hills and we appreciate your compliments regarding the golf course. I am sorry you had a slow round when you played here and that our rangers failed to move along slow golfers. Tuesday, May 1st was our first beautiful day of the season and many golfers decided to take advantage. If you call the Pro Shop we would be more than happy to address your concern on the course and alleviate any issues.

We do utilize each of our three 9-hole courses and did so on the day you played. I promise that we never double-book tee-times and do not permit 6-somes. It is possible for two groups to have the same tee-time but starting on different courses.

Again, I apologize that you had a slow round which diminished your experience here. We hope you reconsider playing at Sycamore Hills in the future. We would love to show you a great time at our facility. If you would like to discuss this further, feel free to call Matthew at (586) 598-9500 ext. 1.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Slow day

Very Very slow with super slow 4somes.. stacked 2somes.. Weather was good.. Greens were horrible.. looked like they were aerated 2 within last couple weeks (why?)

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice but short

Wanted to get a round in where the family could play at a decent pace and see the course for a scramble we'll be playing in October. The greens were smooth and played at a nice pace. Not lightning, not slow. We played in about 5 hours.

Wasn't all that happy getting the North, West routing. Courses are very short. Each 9 has a pretty tricked up hole where you almost have to play a 300 yd hole with 2 150 yard shots. You don't have to have holes that are drivers every time, but, two mid irons to a hole is a turn off to me. Twice in the round.... even less.

Since this is a course with three rotating nines, we were dismayed that they snuck a 4-some on as we were making the turn and they were SLOW. It took us at least 30 minutes longer on the back as a result.

They didn't mention that an outing was getting ready to start just as we finished. That was fine, but, they choked the entire limited room to pull our carts back to the bag drop and leave.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
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 Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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 Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great metro Detroit course

Played this course on a beautiful Sunday in May; generally one of the slowest days on a golf course. Our foursome played in just over 4 hours which was reasonable. Greens recovered from any previous year damage. First time playing this year, but I'll be back if I end up in metro Detroit again.

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