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2.9
534 Reviews (534)
5 Stars
53
4 Stars
138
3 Stars
170
2 Stars
91
1 Stars
82
Conditions
2.4
Value
3.3
Layout
3.2
Friendliness
3.7
Pace
3.5
Amenities
2.4
54.7%
Recommend this course
319 out of 534 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
2.7
142 Reviews (142)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
44
2 Stars
22
1 Stars
36
Conditions
2.2
Value
3.2
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.3
Amenities
2.1
StaffFriendliness
3.5
46.5%
Recommend this course
66 out of 142 reviews
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Average Rating
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2.8
259 Reviews (259)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
48
3 Stars
80
2 Stars
48
1 Stars
54
Conditions
2.3
Value
3.2
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.4
Amenities
2.2
StaffFriendliness
3.6
49.8%
Recommend this course
129 out of 259 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6061 yards
Slope 110
Rating 67.7
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Willowick Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1929
Golf Season Year round
Architect William P. Bell (1929)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $14
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Restaurant

Reviews

2.9
534 Reviews (534)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Brunch 7
19th Hole Specials 6
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 19
Undulating Greens 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Walkers 19
Beginners 16
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 20

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice for the price

First time at 7am and it was a great pace of play and long for a local course. Terrain and cart paths are rough.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pace of play

Play here a lot and finishing is never a problem. But, today needed a ranger. Started the back 9 and waited on every hole. Had 2 foursomes in front that were very slow. Played 15 and left. Drove by them on 16 and noticed 17 and 18 wide open. This is not a course that should take 5 hours plus.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Save your time and money and play somewhere else

I hadn’t played Willowick for over 15 years. I was reminded today why. Snack bar was closed. Pro shop was inaccessible. Range was closed. Starter was as cold as you can be without me calling him an a-hole. Carts that were supposedly fully charged struggled to drive through the grass and get up and over small hills. Couldn’t buy beer because they didn’t have any to sell. Fairways were in horrible condition, over watered and not mown. All this for $52 per person. What a f’n joke!

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Willowick 18

Front 9 greens are rough. Great value for 18 holes. Recommend back 9 next time

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Fun round, but …

We had a fun round - paired with a couple of fun guys. We were happy to find a Sunday morning tee time on short notice. This course is “forgiving” for a high handicap player like myself.

However, (a) we couldn’t hit balls on the driving range before our round because they didn’t have enough range balls (maybe supply, maybe staffing - either way, let us know on your website - we arrived early so we could warm up - the website brags about the grass driving range); (b) the fairways had weeds in it (maybe staffing, maybe …) - I don’t typically hit a high percentage of fairways but did today and had “tough” lies in some of them; and (c) the only place to get water was at the clubhouse - pretty dang warm today - not convenient.

Pace of play was reasonable. The course layout was fun.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Don’t Book It

First off, the cashier checking us in was beyond rude. He acted like we were playing at Pebble Beach instead of the ghetto. There were a ton of people playing and the pace of play wasn’t bad. But the course conditions were absolutely horrible. I didn’t know I was in the fairway when I was in it.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Cheap round

Greens are covered in fungus/moss. I’ve been here many times. Price is right for what you get.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slowwwww play

This is a challenging course because of the tricky undulating greens. Every approach shot must be calibrated with the greens in mind. Fairways and rough are barely distinguishable. Grass driving range is a huge bonus as is practice greens and pitching area.

Play today was super slow. A Marshall checking things out every few hours would not hurt.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Run down muni

Willowick isn’t terrible, but it’s almost there. It’s a rough field and I don’t think anyone who plays here will tell you that it’s a nice course because it isn’t. However, the prices are cheap and for the price, I would say that it’s not a bad deal. Just don’t expect anything exciting or extraordinary.

It’s not a nice course.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Jewel for Price

$26 with cart on the weekdays or 29 on the weekend is a deal you just can’t beat. Greens are very good, fairways are fair but better than most I’ve played in the area. Would definitely recommend to a friend

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Ouch!!!

This course was a weather choice, much cooler in Santa Ana than by my house, probably 15 degrees. Course was in pretty rough shape, could improve course with directionally signage, kinda got lost on a few holes. most of the fairways were in decent shape, greens pretty rough. Over all the course was worth the $26 I paid, but probably won’t come back unless I have the same weather situation.

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