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3.8
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
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3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.4
Value
4.1
Layout
3.9
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.7
81.3%
Recommend this course
24 out of 31 reviews
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4.0
9 Reviews (9)
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2
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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1
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Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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4.0
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
0
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1
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6981 yards
Slope 111
Rating 71.7
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Hillcrest Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1963
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Ed Rettig (1964)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed Yes - Weekdays only
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Shirt and shoes required

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant

Reviews

3.8
31 Reviews (31)
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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Surprisingly Good

Passed this GC thousands of times. It doesn’t look like much from the interstate. The before mentioned Interstate is one of the downsides to playing here. Kinda kills the atmosphere. The roar of trucks and cars passing as you play is not ideal but it’s only for a few holes. The tee box’s and green were in great shape. The yardage is quite long 6,500 yards from the whites. First tee is 570 yards… lol. A lot of mature trees makes some drives tricky. No bunkers on the entire course. Water is only in play a few times. I enjoyed my round. Was surprised by this because like I said before it didn’t look like much from the interstate. I will definitely golf here again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very nice course

I would recommend anyone who likes playing golf. Today was the slowest it has ever been. Barely finished in 4.5 hours. To many people on the course at one time. Not many water hazards, pretty straight course

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Coming Along Nicely

Playing as good as it has since its Prime. The Greens are in Great Shape, the Fairways are Nice and well Marked. Appreciate the Hard Work being Put in to Maintain the Turf! Great Place for a quick round in Findlay.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Horrible conditions

Patchy dead grass everywhere from tee to green, even in the rough, absolutely horrible. Forced my twosome to play with two others, completely unacceptable. Will not be going back to this course, there’s plenty of other very nice courses in the area.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very good course...

We passed very good time, but the raining catch us at the hole 15....

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Tee boxes where nice and full just hard as a rock. Fairways where blotchy with big spots of dead grass. Other than those 2 cons, all 18 of the greens where beautiful soft and quick. Worth the hot deal on a Saturday. Paid $28.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

greens

greens were in great shape considering northwest ohio was in a drought at the time and the 19th hole was perfect

Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Drove 50 mins to not play

The golf now tee times don't match the courses tee times. I purchased a tee time on golf now, drove 50 mins to the course, and they told us that we couldn't play. The staff talked to us like we were dumb. I tried to go again later because I never played the course and I really wanted to try it out. Well...Same thing . this time I called ahead and let them know which golf now tee time that I was about to select. They said they couldn't get me out at that time, and that I would have to pay the regular course weekend price to play. Why have tee times available online if the time isn't available. Just another greedy, money hungry golf course. All about the money, not the customers

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Most Improved course

This is the second year under new ownership and when purchased I wouldn’t have given the course a three star rating. But, under the new ownership of Mr Clouse it has probably improved two stars. I’m sure most of all golf fees are reinvested back into course improvements. I look forward and predict that within two more years at this pace it will become a 4.5 to a 5 star course .
The ownership is the most personable of any course I’ve been to and everyone is always greeted with smiling eyes and a pleasant voice. I’d say everyone is greeted with a smiling face, but with everyone having to wear a COVID mask it’s impossible to tell.
This course needs to go on your NW Ohio golf schedule.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fun

Had a great time! Staff was very friendly as well as golfers we spoke with. Will be back very soon. Thanks

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Dec at best

I enjoyed playing it but I’ll probably only play it once.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Pace of play

We had this same issue last year and it upset us, said we were done until next year and so today was next year. We caught a 6 person group on hole 13, we're walking twosome and they never offered to let us play through. Saturday 80 degrees on a packed course and they let this happen. I'm thinking this course needs a ranger real bad or the clubhouse should have never let this happen off the 1st tee. Maybe next year we can try again or maybe we stay closer to home and learn our lesson.,

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