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3.3
171 Reviews (171)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
62
3 Stars
44
2 Stars
20
1 Stars
18
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.6
Layout
3.6
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.3
62.3%
Recommend this course
126 out of 171 reviews
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3.7
48 Reviews (48)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
22
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.4
81.2%
Recommend this course
39 out of 48 reviews
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3.4
121 Reviews (121)
5 Stars
22
4 Stars
43
3 Stars
34
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.9
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.1
75.2%
Recommend this course
91 out of 121 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links/Executive
Par 62
Length 4253 yards
Slope 96
Rating 60.6
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Willow Springs Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1991
Golf Season Year round
Architect Allen Janis (1991)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

3.3
171 Reviews (171)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 9
Elevation Changes 8
Narrow Fairways 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 11
Beginners 10
Seniors 9
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 9
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Challenging 3 par course

A good course for getting your short game practice in. A lot of par 3’s that are challenging and many par 4’s. Enjoyable course and can be played in 2.5 to 3 hours.

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

The lady upfront (Supervisor) has an attitude.

The lady upfront had a pretty bad attitude. But the rest of the staff was great!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course for new teen golfer

From the easy tee time booking to the Thank you from cart drop guy, Willow Springs was amazing. Pat the starter gave us the cart rules. Even the guy cutting the greens took time to say nice chip and put on two of our holes.A junior rate would bring us back weekly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Twice a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
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
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
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 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

When my partner and I got there and started playing, the fairways on the first three holes looked like they hadn't been mowed in a about a week. The length of the fairway grass was like hitting out of the rough on most courses. Once we past the third hole the fairways had been mowed and play was a lot better.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Mow The Grass

I’ll start by saying that I would give this course a 3/5 if they would just simply cut the grass. Several holes have 6-8 inch rough just a few feet off of the fairways, which basically resulted in penalty because you can’t get a full club on the ball (if you could find it). There were also a few fairways and tee boxes that were approaching standard primary rough lengths (2-3 inches). The bunkers need a lot of work as well. A few holes on the front 9 will always be cart path only due to the springs keeping things soggy. This slows pace of play and causes a bottleneck on the first few holes. This will never be fixed without major $ and a complete renovation, so it is what it is. New ownership has put money into the course in the last few years, which is a good sign, but they still have a long way to go. Some of the greens have recently been resurfaced from what appeared to be a disease. This could be a fun little course if they keep improving. Unfortunately, until the grass is mowed to a normal length and the bunkers get some new sand in them, I won’t be back.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Unkept grass in fairways, rough and tee boxes

I’ve played this course several times last year and noticed that the length of grass was getting a bit out of control. I opted to not play again until this year thinking that they might be trying to grow the grass to fix some issues and simply needed time to get it under control. I have to say I was severely disappointed yesterday with the shape of the course. Where they appear to have redone the greens on the front nine, the grass in the rough, fairways and tee boxes were in horrible shape. The grass in the rough was so long (around 10 inches long) that you literally could not find your ball (even in very playable places) or hardly hit out of it. The fairways were slightly shorter than what you could expect for average first cut rough, and the tee boxes were so long that often you could not tell the difference between the tee box and surrounding grasses. Cart path only on holes 1,3,5,7 and all par 3’s and having to really look for your balls every time you did not hit a fairway or green made pace of play a little challenging. Lastly, the bunkers were in horrible shape. They need sand and lots of it!! The bunkers are totally unplayable in their current condition of packed dirt and rocks with very poor drainage.
For something as easily fixed as the grass length, I cannot understand why the management doesn’t cut it and bring the course up to its full potential. Where I get that the course is only $35 to play, that’s around $10 too much for the current shape that the course is in.
Also…for those of you who like to know course ratings, this one hasn’t been updated since the early 90’s and in my opinion does not reflect the current condition of the course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not bad for a 62 par course (no par 5's)

I've played willow springs a number of times over the years and had the best outing this month. Tee boxes and greens were well maintained. The starter also let us play an extra 9 for free so that was a nice bonus. Understand this is a short course, all par 3 & 4. Fairways are not trimmed the shortest cut as you'd typically expect but if you can pay under $40 it's not a bad value. I'd not pay over $40 to play here, plenty of better courses for that price.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great little course

Had an excellent round with cart path only
Really nice executive course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent Affordable Course

Good course. Fairways are in great condition. Greens are good. Layout of the course isn’t the greatest, but good for the price. Lot of par 3’s and no par 5’s. Par 62.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Terrible rate of play

This is basically a par 3 course with some par 4’s. The course is very pretty, good fairway/green conditions. My biggest issue was the rate of play. This was due to them cutting the greens on a Saturday between 11-2. Made no sense. Would not play again.

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