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3.7
105 Reviews (105)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
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3 Stars
18
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.8
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.7
70.7%
Recommend this course
84 out of 105 reviews
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3.6
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.7
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
62.5%
Recommend this course
10 out of 16 reviews
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3.3
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.4
Layout
3.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.3
55.6%
Recommend this course
15 out of 27 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6760 yards
Slope 122
Rating 73.0
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Hawks Tail Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1927
Greens Blue grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/30

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

3.7
105 Reviews (105)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 6
Watching the Game 6
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 13
Bunkers 11
Undulating Greens 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 14
A Weekend Splurge 10
Advanced Golfers 10
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 13
Worth the Drive 13
In the 'Burbs 6

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Worth the drive

Wanted to play someplace new and found a really good deal for this course. Not overly difficult, though some accuracy is required off a few tees. Course was in good shape and the staff very friendly. Pace of play was great. Glad I made the drive.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great value

Very nice course. The person at the desk was very nice. The price was really low for this quality course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Worth the price

The course is in great shape. The only down side would be that the greens were a little slow. In the past, the greens were slick. It may be due to the amount of rain.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 30
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

We Quit...

In all my years of playing golf (35+ yrs) I have never left in the middle of round... well we did at Hawks Tail.
As we sat on #15 tee box we were already 5 hours in, so it was going to be a 6+hr round plus the fact there was no water coolers avail on the entire course (90* & humid)-- we packed up and left.
The courses grass is awesome if you want a nice bluegrass lawn for a house, just not what you want for fairways-- way too high, too thick.
The back 9 is exceptionally long & not player friendly- they could shorten numerous back 9 holes 30-40yds and they would still be long holes.
We followed a two-some the entire front 9 that was getting golf instruction on the course as they "played" & never offered for us to go around (we were a two-some also).
I would not recommend nor play again, way too many better options in the Indy area market.
Some positives-- the greens were in very good shape & rolled well, yet kind of slow. We also liked the clearly marked yardages on the cart paths.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 19
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Not in great shape

I haven't played here in the last year or so. However, the course conditions were poor compared to the past. Lots of bare spots in the fairways. Some poor surfaces on some greens. Lots of dandelions in all roughs. Staff was friendly. But I probably won't play there again this year due to the condition of the course.
It was pretty windy this time (obviously not the fault of the course)
The course is longer than average. And there wasn't much advantage for senior tees on most holes. I'm 75 years old and not a long hitter. So that makes a difference to me.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Nice course overall, pretty rough shape in 2021

Hawks tail is a nice little course for the money. I've played here roughly 15 times, and they must be giving a discount this year because of conditions. I know for a fact I paid 35, last year and it was 27 this year and the course is rough. Lots of weeds, lots of dead spots. I'd say I moved my ball at least 10 times because I was in dirt where grass should be. No biggie with the discount, but if you're looking for plush fairways and better conditions, Hawks Tail is going to need some time. The layout is pretty nice and slightly above average. 17 is a nice challenge par 3 over water, 18 is a blind par 4 dogleg left that really makes you want to go over the trees for the miracle. Last but not least, it's Greenfield IN., and just like every other course in rural Indiana, you will deal with the neckbeards. This place is better than most around here, but be prepared for people who don't fill or fix divots, golf in jeans and basketball shorts, play music loudly from their carts, drive into your tee box, and litter the course. Just like most things, the place would be much nicer without the people who inhabit it.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hawks Tail is a good value!

Pace of play was perfect for an afternoon round. Staff was very friendly, can’t beat the value!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Day

We enjoyed our day and the other golfers on the course were very polite!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Staff Has Attitude

I booked on Golf Now and met three friends here.. I had already paid and they checked in so I went straight to the first hole. On hole two I was in the fairway taking my second shot when the young guy who worked their came out. My friends yelled that he was telling them it’s cart path only. I honestly did not know and waved an apologetic wave and moved the cart. The guy then proceeded to tell my friends to not let it happen again insinuating he would kick us out. I apologized at the turn and told him I thought his comment was a little much and he proceeded to tell me two more times with smirk on his face and also reminded me he could kick us out. I told him that’s not a way to treat your guests and walked on. I was more than nice and apologetic for an honest mistake. I thought the attitude was unwarranted. Needless to say the young guy in the clear frame glasses seems to be on a power trip. Also none of the ball wash stations had water, divot fill was empty on all carts, and the tee boxes were a mess. I’ll never be back.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Slow

Flat course with not a whole lot going on, other than a couple small ponds in a creek running through it not much trouble to get into. Fairways were almost as long as the rough and the tea boxes even had long grass growing on them. The greens were the only saving grace, they rolled pretty smooth but did not seem to break the way they should. But most greens didn't even have a fringe on them so if you missed the green by a foot you were in the rough and got penalized.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Solid course

There was a tournament while I was there, assuming that’s why the price was so good for 17 and a cart, but everyone was friendly.
The course itself was in good shape, open fairways, not too difficult. Some long par 5s to shake it up which was nice. The rough wasn’t too thick that you’d lose your ball and the greens were pretty true. All in all good place to play

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

This course needs a mow!

Overall nice layout to the course. Pace of play was average at best. Course greens keeping was lacking for this time of year.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Crab grass

Course tee boxes were crab grass. Fairways were crab grass. Made for very difficult play even if in the fairway bc you can’t get a good lie.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Crab Grass Everywhere

So sad to see Crab Grass on Tees, Fairways and Fringes! Disappointing. If this was known would have played elsewhere.
Greens are in good condition no crab grass.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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