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4.1
344 Reviews (344)
5 Stars
147
4 Stars
132
3 Stars
48
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.7
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.0
81.6%
Recommend this course
294 out of 344 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
64 Reviews (64)
5 Stars
24
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
73.4%
Recommend this course
47 out of 64 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
79 Reviews (79)
5 Stars
29
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
21
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
74.7%
Recommend this course
59 out of 79 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 70
Length 6433 yards
Slope 134
Rating 71.5
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Willow Crest Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Dick Nugent (1987) Ray Hearn (2017)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Caddies No
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Conference Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Internet Access

Reviews

4.1
344 Reviews (344)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
Patio Dining 9
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 19
Water Hazards 17
Elevation Changes 14
This course/club is great for:
Entertaining Clients 16
Locals 15
A Weekend Splurge 13
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 24
Convenient to the City 14
At a Resort 12

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

course hazzards

the worst sand traps I've ever played in! It was mud, hard and no sand!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Favorite

I don't get to play here often enough. The course is always maintained very well. About the only thing that could use improvement is a few areas on the cart paths can use some attention.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
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 5
Skill Advanced
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
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 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice layout, great weekend price...but fix the bunkers!

Some long holes, interesting elevation changes, challenging par 3's and super fast greens with very tough reads. My only gripe after playing this course several times is the bunkers are basically dirt and more often than not we played clean and place out the the bunkers due to them being devoid of any sand whatsoever. Pace of play is somewhat slow on the weekends because they pack everyone in 8 minutes apart. Overall conditions and layout [and price] keep me coming back; fix the bunkers and I'll keep coming back for more.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fall Golf at Willow Crest

Willow Crest has always been one of my favorite courses to play. The weather was perfect and the fairways and greens were nice as well. My only complaint is that the bunkers suffered from "end-of-the-season blues." The bunkers were like concrete mix waiting to dry. As long as I stayed out of the bunkers (in which I should), it was a perfect day for golf.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

The golf course was so beautiful and nice, but the greens were not in good condition

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap Don't know
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem

Off the beaten path this course is an excellent place to play. The grounds are well taken care of, not crowded and challenging even for the seasoned golfer.

Only two items that I think would be an improvement are:
1) Keep the half way house open / staffed while the course is open with golfers. Hit or miss and it's nice to stop and grab some food, water or a bevrage.

2) Patch the pot holes on the cart paths.

Other than that its great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nicely maintained

Great course, lots of fun. Great staff and amenities. Only negative are the sand traps, very rocky and thin.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fairly Nice Course...but

Absolutely no sand in the traps....for a regular rate of $75, you'd expect sand instead of mud.
Although I paid only $55, it is still a bit pricey...but I find the pace of play is pretty good that makes me return.No way $75 is reasonable.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

What's not to like!!!

Excellent tee to green. Except traps need a lot of work.
Packed sand and standing water. We just took a drop.
Greens are pretty tame on slope.

Overall, what's not to LIKE!!!!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

What's not to like

1st timer. Course was in great shape. Tee's, fairways, and greens. Challenging Course. We are seniors and played gold Tee's. Traps are in really bad shape. Standing water and the rest packed sand. We just pulled out for free drop.

Reasonable fees for this level of course.
What's not to like!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow and chewed up

Not worth the greens fees on the weekend….terribly slow

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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