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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 69
Length 5773 yards
Slope 106
Rating 66.0

Course Details

Year Built 1931
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
5 Reviews (5)
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Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

best shape in years

I have been playing at Hillview for over ten years and this is the best I have ever seen the course. I play it a few times per month since it's close to home and it's always easy to get on. The layout isn't very challenging but the greens can be tricky since they have some undulation.
The greens roll almost as good as any private club in the area. Tee boxes are in great shape and fairways have healthy grass. Hopefully, they survive the rest of the summer with water but I am blown away by the conditions.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Back In The Rotation

Hillview is back in my foursome's rotation. The course is in the best shape I've seen in two years. The greens are great, fairways have grass and the rough is thick. Hopefully the management keeps doing whatever they're doing. They finally have a pub too!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 142
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Boston Advisor
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Previously Played

Disappointed

I have played Hillview a few times in the past actually this past May and never saw it in such poor conditions. We only played 9 but that's all I needed to see to be very disappointed. The first and second greens are dead. Maybe diseased. Can not get a true roll. Fairways were dead and hard pan in spots. I realize we have had a hot dry month but turn on a sprinkler!! Tee boxes were in good shape. Bunkers ok. Practice putting green was in great shape. What happened here? I will go back next year to try again but not again before winter this year.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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