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4.5
412 Reviews (412)
5 Stars
200
4 Stars
176
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.1
96.0%
Recommend this course
394 out of 412 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.5
94.6%
Recommend this course
35 out of 37 reviews
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4.5
82 Reviews (82)
5 Stars
54
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.5
93.9%
Recommend this course
77 out of 82 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7140 yards
Slope 137
Rating 74.3
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Course Details

Year Built 1926
Golf Season Year round
Architect Donald Ross (1926) Arnold Palmer (2004) Arnold Palmer (1984) Ed Seay (1984)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Single Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire. No denim permitted.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Reviews

4.5
412 Reviews (412)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Brunch 13
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 32
Bunkers 31
Elevation Changes 28
This course/club is great for:
Locals 27
Advanced Golfers 22
Walkers 22
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 37
Worth the Drive 17
Near the Airport 10

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Girls golf trip

The day was great for us The starter was easy and great Helped us any way he could The girls T the snack bar were great it would have been nice to have bathrooms on course and a drink cart

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/18/2021

Thanks so much for the great review, u333015450. We look forward to welcoming you back to our course soon. Thanks for choosing Forest Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 50
Handicap 10-14
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
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Commented on 10/05/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, Golf985. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Forest Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/05/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, u3550400. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Forest Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
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Commented on 09/28/2021

Hello downtownsteve,

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating! We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future to earn that last star!

Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fast greens, some unfair holes

Played in the Augusta City Amateur. Greens were running super fast which is fine but they cut the hole on No. 7 front right in a nearly impossible location. Some putts rolled back to you. The hole is tough enough at 230 yards which itself is too long but the hole as laid out was not a fair test of golf. Also the event was not a great value at $140. The Aiken City Amateur gives you free practice rounds all week paying only cart fee if you ride. Augusta only 1 round at cart fee. Plus more food and drinks in Aiken

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/22/2021

Thank you for your review, u000007656288. We will pass along your positive experience and feedback to our team at Forest Hills Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

excellent course

course in good condition, greens fast, restaurant serves good food.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 09/18/2021

w1p1b1, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Forest Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
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Commented on 09/22/2021

We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share your favorite part of your experience and what we can do to earn that last star! Thanks for golfing at Forest Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fast greens

Greens were a little firm but rolled fairly true. However, they were very fast and hole placement was in tricky locations for the average golfer.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Thanks so much for the great review, bgibbs53. We look forward to welcoming you back to our course soon. Thanks for choosing Forest Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/17/2021

Hi, u2278202. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Forest Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Greens

1st time playing here...great greens!!! Slick & in immaculate condition. Nice fair layout....typical Donald Ross....lots of room off the tee & smallish undulating greens....but TRUE & fast!!! Honestly, course a bit rough around the edges....lots of washout areas & gullies along paths that could use a little TLC, and cart paths could use some work.......but tee boxes, fairways, bunkers & greens all pristine. Over an hour and a half drive to play, but for me, definitely worth the trip!!! Play it if you get the chance!!!! I'll be back!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/10/2021

frankmitchell, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Forest Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Super fast green!!! Long course. Excellent test.

I haven’t played Forrest Hills in over 10 years. This course will challenge any golfer. Greens were so fast!!! Course has some serious elevation changes. Local course knowledge would have really helped my club selection. I can’t wait to play this Gem again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/10/2021

Your feedback is important to us, scagnety1. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Forest Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
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
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Commented on 08/09/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, Roderick2752901. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Forest Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/17/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, chweaver. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Forest Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great staff, pace of play and excellent course conditions. Highly enjoyed and recommend. The greens were very true and fast . Bunkers well maintained.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/30/2021

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round, u4610993! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Forest Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
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Commented on 07/26/2021

Thank you for reviewing us, sdaily1. We see you rated the course 3-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve before your next round. Feel free to comment on this review or reach out to the team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Forest Hills Golf Club, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best Course of a lifetime

I drove up from Florida to meet my Uncles, Brother and a Friend. They were coming from Atlanta and Cooumbia. Everyone was impressed they were all impressed with the beauty and challenge of this course. Great job.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/26/2021

Your feedback is important to us, uDGII1983DG. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Forest Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Forest Hills

Course in excellent condition. Typical Donald Ross undulating fast greens. Course is an adequate test of ability

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 07/16/2021

Hi, u4327892. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Forest Hills Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/06/2021

Hi, chweaver. We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share with us your favorite part of your experience. Thanks for golfing at Forest Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best greens in the area

No public course and very few private courses in the Aiken-Augusta have better greens. Greens are smooth, fast and consistent from green to green. Don’t believe the complaints about unfair undulations. In Aiken in particular, the greens are far more undulating and very grainy at most places. At Forest Hills, the ball goes exactly where you aim it and strike it. No surprises. During Masters Week, the shop told us the greens were rolling 12.5. I’d say the greens run 11-12 on most days. Of course I like quick greens AO to me they are perfect. Some tee boxes are being resodded. Otherwise tees and fairways are in great shape. So are roughs and sand traps. What I like most is the course generally attracts a better caliber player. Not necessarily ability-wise but golf awareness. No tee shirt and denim wearing hooligans like you see at lesser courses.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/23/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u000007656288! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Forest Hills Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/21/2021

Hi, downtownsteve. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Forest Hills Golf Club.

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