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3.4
200 Reviews (200)
5 Stars
35
4 Stars
79
3 Stars
42
2 Stars
22
1 Stars
22
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.7
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.4
76.0%
Recommend this course
147 out of 200 reviews
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3.6
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.6
76.5%
Recommend this course
13 out of 17 reviews
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3.3
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
25
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.5
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
4.1
72.9%
Recommend this course
43 out of 59 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 70
Length 6009 yards
Slope 131
Rating 69.5
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Hilltop Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1927
Golf Season March - November
Architect Jerry Matthews

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Amex MasterCard Visa Discover card(s) Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

3.4
200 Reviews (200)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 16
Elevation Changes 15
Undulating Greens 13
This course/club is great for:
Locals 15
Seniors 10
Advanced Golfers 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 16
In the 'Burbs 13

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Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Course always in playable shape deep into winter

Hilltop is a good tough course with all the challenges of a Michigan course. With a touch of rain today it was a good 50 degree round with some factored wind. December usually gives a good weekend or 2 for a round at Hilltop,

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 12/29/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us, nunchuck10. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Hilltop Golf Course thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Can’t wait til Summer!

Great course! Unfortunately for me my first time playing it was late in the season. It was really busy and the pace of play was really bad. The course however, is great !

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 12/14/2020

Hello, u314160834434. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. With an uncharacteristically full day, we work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and allow our guests the chance to complete their rounds. With that in mind, we are working to best control pace and allow everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. We are glad to see you rated the course to be great during your game. Thank you for playing Hilltop Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 12/11/2020

Hello, u587880973. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are 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. Thanks for choosing Hilltop Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 11/20/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, Joginder9093551! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Hilltop Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Hillary Top Challenge

We thoroughly enjoyed the Round. The layout is quite challenging but Fair
Plenty of Hazzards and the green were in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 11/09/2020

We are so happy you enjoyed your round, Gboy1! We look forward to seeing you again soon at Hilltop Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Not worth it.

They decided to aerate the greens and not tell anyone, on top of that the greens are already a mess; they cover any bald spots up with sand which as you can imagine messes with how the ball bounces and rolls. Not awful but could be 10000% better if they tended to the course like any other course does

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 11/04/2020

Hello, u000005084576. We appreciate you reviewing the course. Let us first start by apologizing for the experience you had when booking your round. Your feedback about the missing booking icons is important to us. We always want to make sure our golfers are informed about significant changes in course conditions before booking. We are going to escalate your feedback to our team so we can make improvements and continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your review for guidance. Thank you for playing Hilltop Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 10/16/2020

Hi, skolbicz. Thank you for visiting us at Hilltop Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

If you like waiting

Overbooked course, tee times don't matter here. 3 groups that had times after us started before us. At least 2 groups waiting on every tee box. Course management here is trash as well. Greens are like concrete and are tore up. If you miss the fairway at all your hitting off of dirt/clay. Don't waste your time coming here

Conditions Poor
Pace Poor
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Commented on 09/28/2020

Hello, jthomson08. Thanks for the review. We see you rated the course 1 star. We take single star feedback very seriously at our course. Please reach out to our management team at (734) 453-9800. Thank you for playing Hilltop Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 76
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Better shape than most

For the money this course is in beautiful condition and challenging. I wish I would have played here more this past summer.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/23/2020

Hi u00000664340. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us. We will inform the entire team, so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back at Hilltop Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/16/2020

Hi, ski568. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Hilltop Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Will not go back

Missed scheduled T time because carts were not available.
T times stacked too close together caused slow play.
Greens in poor condition.
Took 5 and 1/2 hours to play 18 holes. Marshals not controlling flow.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/14/2020

Course conditions were not great. Found ourselves hitting off dirt several times in fairways and greens were patchy and uneven in several spots.

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Commented on 09/14/2020

Hello, u314160293169. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We work hard to accommodate everyone who visits our course and allow our guest the chance to complete their rounds. With that in mind, we are working to control pace and allow everyone to finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve. We are glad to see you rated the course conditions and layout to be great during your game. Thank you for playing Hilltop Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 76
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/14/2020

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u00000664340. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed during your round. Thanks for choosing Hilltop Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great time!

The course was in better shape than usual- a very pleasant change!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/08/2020

Hello, u314159331147. We appreciate you leaving a review and rating us 5 stars. We're delighted to hear how much you enjoyed the course conditions. We work hard to provide an exceptional experience, and it's very satisfying to hear from golfers like you who appreciate our efforts. We will inform the entire team so they know their hard work is paying off. We look forward to having you back Hilltop Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Good course with some variation and fast greens

This was overall a fun course. Almost every hole layout was different which was great, besides the greens. Seemed like every one had a back to front slope and they were fast. Some tee boxes and greens were chewed up but that's expected for a course with such a great deal on the price.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/04/2020

Hi, BPhe19. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Hilltop Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Short Course tough greens

Very short course, surrounded in trees, with some challenging greens. Realized quickly this is a good course to find golf balls as we waited for the guys in front of us to come out of the woods with golf balls on almost every shot. Good course to take a girlfriend/wife out on to play. Course is a bit drab in landscaping, but greens and fairways roll nice.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/02/2020

Hello, u269672082. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are 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 1
2.0
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Overbooked

The course is fine, but it was badly overbooked and the pace of play was slow. It took us over 3 hours to play 9 holes.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 09/04/2020

Hello, moorepr19. We apologize for the pace of play issue you experienced. We always try to keep a great pace when having our golfers on the course. Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback as we will use your review to better the experience going forward. We hope you give us another try in the near future! Thanks for choosing Hilltop Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very Poor Experience

As soon as you get in your cart, you know it’s going to be a long day. Wait on the first tee until nearly 20 minutes after booked tee time (which NO course should have 8 minute tee intervals, ESPECIALLY DURING COVID). The course was not in good condition, some greens were in awful shape. It did not look like any part of the course had been watered within the past month. Ground on the tee boxes were so hard, it was a struggle to get the tee into the ground. EXTREMELY slow pace of play. We only played 17 holes and it was STILL nearly 4.5 hours. All of this for $49, which is somehow more than most courses in Metro-Detroit. It shouldn’t be more than $20 to golf at Hilltop, period.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 08/24/2020

Hello, bjs142005. Thank you for reviewing the course. We apologize for the delay of play during your round. This is by no means the standard we strive to achieve. With so many golfers looking to get out, we are working very hard to maintain social distancing while accommodating everyone who visits our course. We are doing everything we can to allow our guests the chance to complete their rounds and finish in a reasonable amount of time. We will continue to look for ways to improve, and thank you for playing Hilltop Golf Course. We hope to see you again soon.

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

Good honest golf course

Nothing ‘tricked up’ here, and I love it that way. Small greens will test your short game - especially if you either short-side or high-side yourself.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/21/2020

Thank you for your review, u314160635364. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Hilltop Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Flag sticks

Overall great round. I was the first off the tee and the only complaint i have is that several (about 7 or so) of the flag sticks not been replaced after the greens had been cut causing my approach shots to be blind.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 08/17/2020

Hi, u5942171. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Hilltop Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/27/2020

Hello, Chris. We appreciate the review. You rated us 3-stars which means there is room to improve on your recent experience @HilltopGolf. Let us know, in the comments, how and where you would like to see changes from the course. Thanks for the feedback!

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