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3.3
103 Reviews (103)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
39
3 Stars
19
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
8
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.7
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.2
72.9%
Recommend this course
85 out of 103 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
84.4%
Recommend this course
27 out of 32 reviews
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3.9
82 Reviews (82)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
34
3 Stars
14
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
86.6%
Recommend this course
71 out of 82 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)

Reviews

3.3
103 Reviews (103)
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Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Unexpected

This was my first visit. I did not expect to be playing on a landfill. Car paths had potholes and lost half of my coffee. Areas of the fairway were long and uncut. The course was greener than I expected considering no rain this spring. I will play this course again.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
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2.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 06/11/2021

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. Thank you for playing Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

It's back!

Thanks to new ownership, a previous cow pasture is once again a great golf course. So much is being invested in this course. Clubhouse interior and exterior has been updated and you will find a great patio and indoor area. The course is quickly returning to its previous level of being well cared for. The plans for the future of this facility are so encouraging and the investment is so significant. This course is so much fun to play and the Chicago skyline view is magnificent.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/01/2021

We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Willow Hill Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
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 05/28/2021

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 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Love the changes Willow Hill is making!

The course has always been a favorite of ours, despite the “rough and ready” gravel cart paths and the confusing guesswork finding the next hole. The view is priceless in this suburban setting, the wide fairways are long and forgiving, the breezes feel great, and for evening play, you CANNOT beat that view of the sunset. The patio is so nice and it’s great to see the investment in the beautiful clubhouse. Happy to have this course close by.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/28/2021

Hi, Jen. 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 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/26/2021

We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience at Willow Hill Golf Course. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fun

This course is a delight. Great views. Really improving the look and amenities!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/28/2021

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 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked

Joe

The 4th pin was front and middle. I hit my dive 315 and had 57 left. My 60 degree lob wedge hit perfect spot top left and ran out 35 feet past the hole.

That pin placement is wrong.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/26/2021

Wow! We are so happy you enjoyed your round}! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/01/2021

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!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Walked

Nice nine hole course.

Course is in nice shape, and there were no ball marks to repair on the greens. Flag placement can be difficult at times when it's place on a steep slope - hard to get the ball to stop. Groups go off ten minutes apart. We had a firm tee time on a Friday afternoon when the weather was nice, but the cashier started a twosome of new golfers five minutes after the group in front of us teed off. We had to wait ten minutes for them to just get to the green on the first hole, and we asked the starter to continue to move them along, which he did. We had to wait for this twosome a few more times during the round, and this most likely wouldn't have happened if the cashier didn't try to accommodate more golfers than appropriate.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/28/2021

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 Willow Hill Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Up and coming course

The course is undergoing constant improvements in the clubhouse and on the fairways. Cart paths still need some work. Sloping greens make for added fun. Staff very friendly, and prices are very affordable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/26/2021

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 Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/26/2021

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 Willow Hill Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/07/2021

Thank you for reviewing us. 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 Willow Hill Golf Course, and we hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/03/2021

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 Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/03/2021

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 Willow Hill Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Splendid Day

Really great experience as usual. Love this course. Really fair track and just the right amount of challenge to it. Will continue to come back. Always a joy here.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 04/30/2021

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 29
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 04/30/2021

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 Willow Hill Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great golf course!

Enjoyed playing 9 holes! Looks like outdoor patio under new construction. Will be great to have drink or two after playing 9 !!!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 04/19/2021

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 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 04/08/2021

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

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