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3.9
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Conditions
3.7
Value
3.6
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.2
82.0%
Recommend this course
22 out of 27 reviews
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4.3
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Conditions
4.2
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.2
83.3%
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5 out of 6 reviews
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4.3
7 Reviews (7)
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Conditions
4.0
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.3
85.7%
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6 out of 7 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Style Parkland
Par 71
Length 6135 yards
Slope 135
Rating 69.8
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Forest Hills Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1892
Fairways Bluegrass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Jacobson Golf Course Design (2015)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $15
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts 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, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Sports

Tennis

Reviews

3.9
27 Reviews (27)
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Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Monsoon Rains at Forest Hills

We were having a great round through six holes when the monsoon rains washed us out. Never seen rain like this in Lacrosse before, it was quite a day! We'll try again tomorrow!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Abusive Ranger

All was good until ranger yelled at us for holding up play at 9 for absolutely no reason. Our group of 4 was playing at a pace of 1:35 per 9 until we had to wait a 1-2 minutes per hole starting at 5. We hit one ball OB at 9 in the ranger’s eyesight and we looked for the ball to make sure it was OB for 3 minutes while the group behind us was still on 8th green, and we get verbally abused by the ranger for holding up play and to get moving.

Our group a collective 33 handicap (5, 7, 9, 12) and we play fast. Without being held up we would have completed the 9 holes in 1:35. Ranger was extremely rude and called us liars.

Never going back again and I would not recommend this course to anyone. I have never been treated this poorly and I golf 80 rounds per year in a lot of different places. Even in instances where we have been behind the allotted time per 9 holes all you need is a gentle reminder and you pick up the pace as a group.

I have heard similar complaints about this course from different people but this is the first time I had to experience that and I have too many options to have to worry about experiencing that kind of garbage while golfing.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

Beautiful bluff views. Course was in good condition. Always thought of playing here. Glad I did. Not from the LaCrosse area.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course is in Excellent condition

Greens are amazing. Pace of play was a little slow but not horrible. Course is in great shape. Great job Keith, Josh and the entire crew keeping the course in great shape and the Clubhouse Professional and friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Good challenging golf

Very interesting and challenging layout. Fairways and greens in great shape. Staff very friendly and helpful. Although I’m from Arizona, I hope to play it again before we head back. Would definitely recommend this course!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
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 Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens were awesome

Other than the greens, the course is in the worst condition I've seen in a long time. Yes it's been dry but it's more than that. They should close the course for an entire year and fix the "Problem Spots" once and for all instead of the Band Aid approach.

Some of the spots need total reconstruction and possibly a water retention pond or two along with drain tile.

This keeps happening every year and it's always the same ole same ole.

Sorry, I wasn't going to "Sugar Coat " it.

Also I used Golf Now and they charged me $20.05 for a cart for 18. Another local course is including carts as they did pre Covid and yet another is only charging $10 for a cart for 18.

I think Kemper Golf needs to be a little more realistic about the course condition and how what they are charging due to the shape of the course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
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 Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser

Dont waste your time

Pro shop boy was rude and didnt know what he was doing. Fairways were either bare or swampy. Not worth the money

Conditions Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This is a good course to play a round of 9 or 18!

I really enjoy forest hills it’s fun and challenging at the same time.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

All around excellent course

Both fairways and greens were in great shape. Beautifully set in old woods along side of towering bluffs, which provided for many sloping fairways. Front.9 relatively easy, but back 9 is challenging. No restaurant services or driving range, but there is a par 3practice hole and putting green.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Bugs

The gnates are awful. Bitten several despite deet spray

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

Great Place

Course was in perfect shape. The new layout is a big improvement. Will play a couple more times this year.

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