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3.9
215 Reviews (215)
5 Stars
62
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
13
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
87.0%
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184 out of 215 reviews
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3.9
28 Reviews (28)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.9
Value
3.8
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
85.7%
Recommend this course
24 out of 28 reviews
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4.0
48 Reviews (48)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
9
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
89.6%
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43 out of 48 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6397 yards
Slope 124
Rating 70.0
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Willow Golf Course - Metropark Golf
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Course Details

Year Built 1978
Fairways Bent Grass
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
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

3.9
215 Reviews (215)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 12
Bunkers 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 10
Walkers 6
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
Near the Airport 12
Worth the Drive 7

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Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice course

Second time we've played this course. Its well lad out. Not horribly long. Tee boxes, fairways and greens in good shape. Will be back

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

Disappointed

They closed the course due to weather damage. offered to let me play my round 4 hours later, if they could open at all. very frustrating. They had my number and could of called to save me a 40 minute drive... they didn't...

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Interesting layout, nice challenges

Course was somewhat wet. Greens were totally fine. Plenty of traps. Narrow fairways, tree lined and water hazards. Very picturesque. Made for a very interesting layout.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Willow Metro Park

Always in good condition, even after the heavy rain we had here last week. Greens always in good condition, one of my "go to" courses during the season.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Decent course, bad choice

Timing is everything. I'd recently played Huron Meadows, and I've played Hudson Mills several times, so I figured I'd try a Metropark course that's closer to my house. I just didn't think things through. Knowing the area, I was aware that Willow was in the lowlands not all too far from the Huron River. What I didn't take into account was the high amount of rain we've had in the area the last week. Just one week prior parts of Wayne County were experiencing severe flooding.

The course was in decent shape. The large brown patches in the fairways were unsightly, and definitely existed prior to the past week. My guess is the grounds crew have their hands full with the property. For the most part, they're doing well. The tees were in really good shape. A couple were patchy, but I had no issues with them. The greens were really great, which surprised me considering how wet the rest of the course was. I thought I'd be able to hit at the flag, but the ball reacted normally instead of sticking. Speed was medium, and the contours were not too severe. The biggest disappointment was 16, a severe dogleg left. The fairway were you need to land the ball in order to make your approach was a quagmire, and was unplayable. I hit short, knowing I would have had to use my ball retriever if I'd hit it where I needed to. But I found out that short left me no approach. If not for the six inches of standing water, it still would have been awful. There fairway is so damaged the hole is unfair. Not sure what they can do to fix it. I have myself a four, picked up my ball and went to the 17th tee instead of making myself frustrated.

I give the course itself a pass only because I'm sure it's overall not as bad as what I experienced because of the recent weather. 16 though... that brings the rating down a bit.

The one thing I'll dispute is the friendliness of the staff. Maybe I caught them all on the perfect day, but the comments I've read are not what I experienced. The gentleman bringing out the carts (I had the first tee time and played alone) drove one to me and quipped that he'd warmed it up for me. The gentleman inside was polite, and didn't have any issues with me teeing off before my tee slot (I got that first time. Golf Now paired me up with a twosome and another single. That meant three carts instead of two for that group, but he shrugged and said hit em off since I was a half hour early. I promised to be done in under 2 1/2 hours so the cart thing wouldn't hurt. Got done in just over 2). On another dogleg, I cut the corner, so I didn't see the ball down. The man mowing around the green whistled and pointed to were my ball was, then have me a thumbs up for the good shot. And the guy changing out the flag sticks (American Flags for the 4th of July... nice touch!) gave a friendly wave as he finished changing the one on the par three I was about to hit too. Seriously, the staff could not have been nicer or more professional.

It's not as good as the other Metropark courses I've played, but I wish my first time playing it was better timed and not after a monsoon.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Great course

Nice course - has done challenging holes. A great value and a must play

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Need a ranger to speed up play!

Had to wait on every hole because of slow play. Course is maintained very well.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very slow pace

We left after the 13th hole. Which took 5+ hours.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Covid my butt

Got paired up with a man and woman we didn't know. Slowest round ever. Won't be back

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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