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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
97.3%
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59 out of 61 reviews
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4.3
3 Reviews (3)
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4.3
Value
4.7
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.0
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5.0
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4.8
25 Reviews (25)
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.8
96.0%
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24 out of 25 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6727 yards
Slope 130
Rating 72.9

Old Hickory Country Club in Beaver Dam is situated on land that was used simply as pasture for grazing cattle and sheep before it was transformed into a basic, but interesting nine-hole golf course by Scottish designer Tom Bendelow. Seeing the potential of the terrain, the course was later expanded into 18 holes by Robert Greaves. The golf course originally opened for play in 1920, which has given it plenty of time to mature into the challenging course it is today. Towering oak and hickory trees line the fairways and there are 30 bunkers strategically placed throughout the golf course, most heavily along the greensides. The gently rolling terrain provides subtle but tricky contours. Long, straight drives will be generously rewarded at Old Hickory Country Club, and accuracy is also essential for doing well.

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Course Details

Year Built 1920
Fairways Poa Annua Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/30
Architect Tom Bendelow (1920)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

4.4
61 Reviews (61)
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Reviews 59
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing
Used cart

Very nice

Course was in excellent condition. Great layout, lots of elevation changes. Lots of blind holes. Drinking water on
course was much appreciated. Electric carts with GPS were nice. The rough was just the right height to loose your ball. STAY IN FAIRWAY. Hope to be back soon.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Great Place to Play

It was a cold day but the course was in excellent condition. They did a really nice job with keeping it green and getting the leaves off the course. The only downfall is they moved all the tee boxes way up so the course played a lot shorter.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Won’t be disappointed

Keep it in fairway , roughs make it a long round looking for balls not that it’s a bad thing if your not that good of player look for a easier course this course is a test of your abilities

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Old Hickory Golf

This course is very well maintained. The experience was awesome I loved the course views and difficulty.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked

Absolutely beautiful course

Rolling green fairways, mature trees, charming views. No houses on course. Holes play long for me. Several elevated greens, occasional water.. challenging and lots of fun. Bar menu was very limited. Staff friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Nice Course

Nice course. Staff friendly and helpful. Good challenge.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice track, very good condition, FAST greens !!

Just passing though the area and chose Old Hickory almost by chance....happy with the choice.
Very nice course - the tees, fairways and especially the greens were in great condition.
It's open to the public, but definitely has the Country Club feel about it. Great value for money.

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

Course conditions

The course was in great shape, and well taken care of. The staff was very friendly. The green were good speed, with few to no divots. The topography is rolling and challenging. Will definitely come back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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

Playing Old Hickory

Always look forward to playing Old Hickory. Great course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 92
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing

Must play

If you live with in 50 miles of the course it's a must play course! Beautifully manicured both tee boxes and greens. Fairways perfect. True links course! I highly recommend it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 97
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 250 Contributor
Chicago Milwaukee Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Can not pass up Old Hickory

Old Hickory is a gem. Bought a voucher off of group golfer and should've had to have paid more. It was unbelievable how great that value was. Wish I lived closer. Definitely a place to play again but needs to be paired up with something else for me to drive an hour and 45 mins.

There is some definitely some Lawosina Links in this design. Course is a old school tree lined fairways with some dog legs both ways. The 10th hole is an outstanding dog leg left with a perched up green. Green speeds were amazing for a $50-$60 dollar course. Loved the par 3 7th hole. The views and scenario in that area is so good. Dont go long or its 3 putt city. The par 4 2nd is a cool hole with a tree in the middle of the a fairway (stay right) and a narrow but long green.

My only beef was the par 4 8th hole. If they took some trees down on the left side it would make it a cool risk reward par 4, but instead you are first to hit a mid to maybe long iron off the tee.

Besides that this place is so good. A terrific value and a must play for everyone in Wisconsin.

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