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3.9
200 Reviews (200)
5 Stars
78
4 Stars
77
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
84.7%
Recommend this course
173 out of 200 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.2
100 Reviews (100)
5 Stars
48
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
90.0%
Recommend this course
90 out of 100 reviews
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4.2
131 Reviews (131)
5 Stars
57
4 Stars
52
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
89.3%
Recommend this course
117 out of 131 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Links
Par 35
Length 3033 yards
Slope 118
Rating 34.2
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Willow Hill Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/15
Architect Dick Nugent (1995) Tim Nugent (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Willow Hill Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Most Improved U.S. Golf Courses (2020 #5)

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3.9
200 Reviews (200)
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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Friendly & helpful staff

The course is very well maintained in excellent condition. The.cart is clean. The staff is very firendly and helpful. This course will be even more beautiful once all the works are done

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 11/11/2021

Hi, thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun greens ...

Always fire. Always challenging. The greens continue to be insane and fun.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/10/2021

Hi, thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 13
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Getting better and better

Since new owners took over, I see improvements each time I come back. The course conditions have improved greatly. The greens are firm and challenging and in really good shape. There was a mixup with our beverages, the owner took care of it with fantastic customer service . I can’t wait for next summer when bands start playing by the outside bar.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 11/10/2021

Hello, thank you for visiting us at Willow Hill Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 5
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
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Commented on 11/08/2021

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

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

They are constantly making improvements to the golf course.

The staff are very friendly and the effort they are placing to improve the golf course as well as the club house and the outdoor dinning is very encouraging.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/08/2021

Hello, thank you for visiting us at Willow Hill Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

Fun courses but it’s always wet so they seldom let carts out. If it has rained within a week you will be walking. Nice layout and good greens but they need to address the poor drainage

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/05/2021

Thank you for taking the time to review us. Your feedback is valuable, and we appreciate your business. Willow Hill Golf Course thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

End Of Year

Still a good value for the money. Lots of work being done on this course and its going to be a dandy. Little construction going on and wet conditions but this is Chicago and when you can get out at this time of the year it a bonus. Greens are in very good condition. And as always a very very friendly staff.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
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Commented on 11/02/2021

Your feedback is important to us. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/01/2021

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Willow Hill Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Not our best Willow Hill experience

We’ve played Willow Hill 3 to 4 times and had very positive experiences - were very disappointed this time by the course conditions. There was a lot of standing water on the course and in a number of areas the walking paths were also covered with water. A few holes were close to unplayable. Though there had been a lot of rain the past weekend it had stopped by Monday evening and we didn’t play until 3 pm on Wednesday. Management needs to take a look at drainage and also see that grass is laid in some of the areas of uncovered soil. Attention also needs to be paid to drainage in sand traps as a number we’re unplayable

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/29/2021

I was surprised by the response from the staff at Willow Hill on my review. There was no mention of steps they are taking to address the poor course conditions.

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Commented on 10/29/2021

Hello. Thanks so much for your review. We're so glad you enjoyed your round at Willow Hill Golf Course. That's what we like to hear! We hope to see you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/28/2021

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

Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course

Course condition was OK for motor cart. I didn't know why forced me to drive car path only.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
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Commented on 10/25/2021

Hello. We would love to hear more about your 4-star experience on our course. Please tell us what we can do to earn that last star, and thanks for golfing at Willow Hill Golf Course!

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

Willow Hill: Narnia of Golf!

Picturesque. Idyllic. Inviting. Enough said --- book a round today and experience Willow Hill's amenities for yourself.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 10/26/2021

Hello. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/18/2021

Hello, Thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We see you rated the course 2-stars and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit.

We take customer feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our team in the golf shop and tell us what's on your mind.

Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 15-19
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
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Commented on 10/18/2021

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

Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked

Very Nice Course that they are making Even better

First of all the staff is fantastic they are very friendly and make you feel right at home. The clubhouse is beautiful and spotless. The course is very good considering all the work they are doing on it. I have been playing this course for years and this the best it has ever been. Lot of construction going on at the course but it doesn't interfere with the holes except on the first par 3 thats if you hit it short of the green. Fairways are the best they have ever been and also the greens. My compliments to the new owners on all they are doing. You may also want to grab a lesson from the pro there he is one of the best around.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/12/2021

Thank you for your review. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Willow Hill Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

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

Quality 9-hole Course!

New management improvements abound to course and clubhouse. Personable customer service! A good value golf experience.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/07/2021

We are beyond happy to hear you enjoyed a great day at our course. Positive experiences make lifelong golfers. We look forward to many good times ahead with you, and we will pass on your kind words to those responsible so they can continue to help others enjoy great experiences at Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
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 10/06/2021

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

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

Excellent Autumn Golf

Challenging, picturesque and "leaf-free" links style golf.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/05/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an great time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/01/2021

Hello, thank you for visiting us at Willow Hill Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 5
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
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Commented on 10/01/2021

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

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