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3.4
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Conditions
3.3
Value
4.1
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.9
78.6%
Recommend this course
18 out of 25 reviews
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3.1
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Conditions
2.7
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
3.7
55.6%
Recommend this course
5 out of 9 reviews
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3.4
19 Reviews (19)
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Conditions
3.1
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.1
73.7%
Recommend this course
14 out of 19 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6641 yards
Slope 127
Rating 71.0
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Willow Springs Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1915
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ellis Maples

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, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes, on weekdays only

Available Activities

Swimming

Reviews

3.4
25 Reviews (25)
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I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Golf etiquette

Wonderful course Great condition, a good golf challenge. The 4 some in front of ours were obviously inexperienced, and that’s ok, we have All been there. BUT.... learn the game. Learn Golf Etiquette. When you are “ pushed” constantly by a 4 some behind you, allow them thru. They will get out of your way and it’s more enjoyable for everyone. Waiting literally 7-10 minutes between shots is NOT fun golf. We literally had to “ bypass” these guys and skip a hole, which I HATE doing, but they left us NO choice. Where was the Marshall? We all have been inexperienced and that’s OK. But Learn the game. And this includes golf etiquette

Besides that, nice course and great round.
We WILL be back and I hope we don’t get stuck behind these guys again...

Hit em good
D

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Good course to play anytime

Never played here before but will definitely be going back. Great value to play even on weekends. Course is suffering a little from lack of rain but all of them are right now. Overall very pleased with the layout and greens were for the most part very nice to putt on.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Willow Springs Great Value

Wonderful day for golf on a great value course. Will be back again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Awful experience

Worst golf experience ever! Course is in horrible condition, greens are nothing but dirt, and EVERYONE was rude. Staff didn’t want to be bothered and even the other players were rude and made me feel so uncomfortable from the first tee I actually left after the 5th hole!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 04/30/2021

I know what you mean. Johnston country club is the same way. These people who are members of "semi" private clubs treat other golfers very rude. Relax...it's only golf.

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1.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 32
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Old School Course, Nice! Awesome!

Everything about the course is fantastic! Now my review is based on what I pay for a tee time and cart! 15 bucks you cannot complain at all. My outstanding review is based on that. Go and pay 40-60 bucks on your “No Complaints” type of course! Have at it! But this course is a course I play 6 times or more a year and it’s worth the drive from Raleigh without a doubt! I’m all in for tee times 15-20 bucks. It’s a course inwhich I’d pay to practice on and hit shots and it’s better than paying 12 to 15 bucks for a bucket of balls to practice on a range Matt with....Great Course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not worth your time

Everything was dead, greens were like putting on packed sand painted brown. Very wet all over the course, lost 2 balls on a par 3 because they buried in the mud algae and could not be found. A little bit of effort at course maintenance would go along way without spending a bunch of money.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Made tee time and 5 or 6 groups of classes were placed in front of us. Course is in pretty rough shape, but may be due to still early in the year.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

OK course

This course is in average shape...some greens are burnt out...rough. Overall a good place though.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Classic...but disappointing....

Classic old style course with a lot of history. Conditions not great, but good enough for the price ($25). The course showed as being wide open with tee times available every ten minutes, all afternoon. So living in Wake Forest and only being a single, I figured I’d get around pretty quickly...even walking. I was wrong. When checking in, the guy in the shop said they had an alternate shot tournament going on (parent/child). I went ahead and decided to play. I didn’t mind the slow play as I was just out for practice and exercise...but only got through 6 holes in 2 hours when I quit. Not because of the slow play...but because the greens keeper decided to jump out and change pin positions on two different greens when I was ready to hit. On 7, a par 3, he did it knowing I was standing on the tee ready to hit....unreal. I walked off at that point. I even told one of the managers as I was walking to my car and he didn’t even apologize....Totally clueless...I won’t be back and won’t recommend to others.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Old Time Gem

Started playing here alot lately because it's not busy and I can practice alittle more on course. The staff is really nice, course is nice and I don't know why they're not busier to be honest. I don't like reviewing courses on golfnow because if I rate it really high they raise the golf fees! Go figure! Course has alot of history being established/built in 1915. Very nice set up with no crazy holes out in front of you. The only negative I have of this place is when you get a small 3 dollar bag of balls to hit on the range prior to your round it only has like 20 balls in it! I'm like are you kidding me! But anyway.....Nice course and highly recommend you check it out. I'll be back for sure. I drive all the way there from Morrisville NC.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

REAL Golf

The staff is very friendly and this course has so much history. Most courses today are pretentious and high priced. Almost as if golf is being given back to the elite. This course is inspired by Donald Ross and has been around since 1915. The price is affordable to ALL golfers and it's challenging but fair. A fantastic walking course because there are is no wasted space or huge elevation changes. This course might be my favorite since moving to the area over a year ago.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Awesome Value

It's hard for me to believe this course is only rated 3 stars. Well maintained fairways and greens. Played on a weekend for around 20 dollars. Terrific value and very pleasant course!

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