A view of a fairway at Hilldale Golf Club.
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4.0
562 Reviews (562)
5 Stars
171
4 Stars
275
3 Stars
75
2 Stars
25
1 Stars
16
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
87.8%
Recommend this course
498 out of 562 reviews
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4.1
143 Reviews (143)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
76
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
90.9%
Recommend this course
130 out of 143 reviews
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4.1
175 Reviews (175)
5 Stars
62
4 Stars
89
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
7
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
89.1%
Recommend this course
156 out of 175 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6432 yards
Slope 138
Rating 72.0
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Course Details

Year Built 1970
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Robert Trent Jones, Sr. (1970) Roger Rulewich (1972)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
562 Reviews (562)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Watching the Game 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 24
Bunkers 13
Undulating Greens 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 14
Advanced Golfers 11
Entertaining Clients 7
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 20
Convenient to the City 11
Near the Airport 6

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Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Late season Friday play

Course is a great value, course in good condition
Greens hard been recently airated and were a bit rough. We had a great time

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/22/2021

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 5 stars. We work hard to provide an exceptional experience, and it's very satisfying to hear from golfers like you who appreciate our efforts. We look forward to having you back Hilldale Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 58
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/18/2021

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Hilldale Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for an improved 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Track, good greens, the rest need maintenance

It is an old course with decent lay-out. Greens are in excellent shape and true. Fairways are clay and virtually no drainage. I played on a day after a lot of rain and the fairways were completely soaked. Divots are all over the place and neglected for long time. Cart paths are ancient and need repairs at numerous places. 3/4 of the left side of 18th hole is lined with buildings with large plate glass windows. Made me want to hit my drive to the right and ended up among trees.

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

Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review about the drainage and conditions is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back at Hilldale Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

"you buys a ticket, you takes a chance"

Very nice, but at my age, too hard for me (even from the forward tees).

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 10/14/2021

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Hilldale Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for an even better 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/14/2021

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 Hilldale Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/14/2021

Thank you for your review! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for an even better 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Hilldale Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Everyone was great from pro shop to the starter and the club house and the bartender was great. She was very personable and friendly!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/14/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us. We look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Hilldale Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 1
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/14/2021

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Hilldale Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for an even better 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/01/2021

Thank you for visiting us at Hilldale Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/22/2021

Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Hilldale Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/22/2021

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 Hilldale Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/22/2021

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 Hilldale Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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 09/13/2021

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Hilldale Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/14/2021

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 Hilldale Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/13/2021

Thank you for visiting us at Hilldale Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 36
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course Needs to Manage Pace of Play

I've played this course several times and its a nice course, but this time the pace of play was horrible. Our group waited on every hole after the first hole for at least 5-10 minutes each time. When we got to #2 there was a group on the green and a group in the fairway waiting. The group in front of us left on the 17th hole, and we left after playing #16 as well.. The ranger would be driving around but I don't know what he was doing because he certainly wasn't pushing groups to pick up the pace. This seems to be a problem with Hilldale they never seem to worry about bottlenecks or how to relieve them. Word to the wise if you're looking to book a round here make sure that you notice times that are not available when you book which will give you an idea of how crowded the course will be. If there is slim pickings go to another course. The constant waiting just throws off your game. I understand usually when you start off it might be a bit slow, but usually it picks up. I've never played a course where I waited at every hole for an extended period. They need to do something like increase the time between tee times or something because its frustrating to have a round like this.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/14/2021

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and to best control pace allowing everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. Thank you for playing Hilldale Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow play ruin day

Course was in great condition..But once of play ruin day..As I approached the Course observer the back nine was empty..But by our 2nd hole there was already a backup..Waited almost 10 min every hole..Numerous what looked like rangers drove by us throughout the round but still the backup..When we finally reached the 18 was saw that foursome in front of us had quit..Well we did the same when we saw the 4some that caused the problem was just teeing off..Over 5 hour round..

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/13/2021

Hello. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and to best control pace allowing everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve, and we are glad to see you rated the course conditions to be great during your game. Thank you for playing Hilldale Golf Club. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 91
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
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Commented on 08/30/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Hilldale Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/13/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon at Hilldale Golf Club.

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