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4.3
261 Reviews (261)
5 Stars
109
4 Stars
111
3 Stars
25
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
94.6%
Recommend this course
238 out of 261 reviews
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4.4
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
22 out of 22 reviews
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4.3
57 Reviews (57)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.6
93.0%
Recommend this course
53 out of 57 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6148 yards
Slope 131
Rating 69.1
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Hickory Sticks Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1998
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Accolades

Reviews

4.3
261 Reviews (261)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 31
Water Hazards 17
Narrow Fairways 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 24
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 23
Advanced Golfers 11
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 25
In the 'Burbs 10
Convenient to the City 7

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Played On
Reviews 21
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Up and Down

Elevation changes are what make this course a challenge.
This makes some holes very gettable if your drive is right. Greens are good and fairways are good.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

I like this course, but...

So, the people running the course are friendly, the course is in pretty good shape, etc....
The problem is not that its a bad course...My problem is when you book a tee time through golfnow, and then when you show up early and ask if you are/were paired up with other players and the reply is that they have already checked in and there are no players in sight leaving me to play on a crowded course as a single, when you should've been in a group of 3-4, kinda sux. The play was ultimately not slow, but playing as a single was behind multiple 3-4somes forced me to wait and wait and wait. I guess what I am saying is this: Get a starter or learn to manage a tee sheet. Other than that, the course is a fun one.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course

Course was in great shape very hilly and kinda tough.......

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/09/2020

Thank you for your 4-star rating and feedback, Carl9968474! We're glad you enjoyed your last round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course layout

The course was awesome, we had 2 issues where 2 different groups decided to play a group of six players, which made it for a slow day. Both times I called the front desk. I am just confused on how they were able to register a group of 6 at a time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/10/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us, u314160070715. However, we're very sorry to hear your recent experience may have been affected by other players on the course. Unfortunately, it's likely that large groups checked in all at once and were instructed to play 2 threesomes, but later joined together on the course. Your feedback is valuable to our staff for any potential improvements in enforcing our policies, but we appreciate your patience & understanding. We hope to welcome you back to Hickory Sticks Golf Club for an even better golf experience soon!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A+ Round of Golf

Played on a beautiful Saturday morning. The course was in great shape albeit a little wet from rain the night before. Definitely worth the drive down from the city for the views! Also I commend the course for doing a good job having everyone go 1 to a cart and wiping them down after to keep distancing in covid times. Pace of play slowed down towards the end but it seemed like that was due to a slow group of 4 rather than any fault of the course. Would definitely go back!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/11/2020

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed from your round with us. Thanks for choosing us!

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Commented on 05/11/2020

Thank you for your 5-star rating and kind feedback, PabloKrab. We're so glad you enjoyed your recent round, and we appreciate your patience & understanding during this time. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club!

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

Beautiful Course

One of the best courses in the Cincinnati area. Fun layout with a good mix of challenging holes with a variation in elevation. You will not be disappointed. Good luck!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/18/2020

Thank you for your 5-star rating & kind feedback, jdtallon! We're so glad you enjoyed your last round. Please join us again soon, and thanks for choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/18/2020

Thanks for your 5-star review, wildcatrandy! We're glad you enjoyed your recent round. Please book another one with us soon, and thanks for choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 03/13/2020

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!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great day

This is a wonderful course. I’m an out of towner from FL and had a great day playing this course. Every single thing was 5 stars; pace, conditions, etc etc. Paired myself up with 3 gentlemen same age and skill set. This course is scenic and wonderful. Challenging, as well. Don’t be scared to play from the tips. Course had it all. Thank you!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/13/2020

Your review is important to us, georgeyang89. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience and we look forward to seeing you again at the course soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/10/2020

Thanks for your 5-star rating, u9944857! We're so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/01/2020

Thank you for your 4-star rating, danowildcats! We're glad you enjoyed your round. Please join us again soon, and thanks for choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/25/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. We appreciate your 5-star review and hope you join us for another round soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/18/2020

We're so glad to see you enjoyed your last round with us, clawrence1109! We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/06/2020

Hi Lightthecandle2019, thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We're sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/01/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. We truly appreciate your 5-star review and hope you join us for another round soon!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Rough path

Needs some serious work on paths. Very hilly and not recommended for walkers. Carts are not in great shape for the hills.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 06/15/2020

Hi u314159882668, we appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. However, we're very sorry to see your recent experience with us did not meet expectations. We're committed to providing a valuable golf experience for all of our guests and are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make necessary changes. We hope you'll give us another try in the future.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/02/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us, u314160087144! Your review is important to us and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Hickory Sticks Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/06/2020

Thank you for your 5-star review, jernike311! We're glad you enjoyed your recent round. Please join us again soon and thanks for choosing Hickory Sticks Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/20/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Hickory Sticks Golf Club. We appreciate your 5-star review and hope you join us for another round soon!

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