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Layout
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Friendliness
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Pace
3.3
Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 57
Length 2595 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Winding Hills Golf Club in Montgomery is a challenging course that will give you some practice with your irons and test your short game skills. This formidable short course is much tougher than it appears. The designer, Steve Esposito, modeled the layout after Jeff Cornish's Blue Rock Course in Cape Cod. The narrow, tree-lined fairways require accuracy. Strategically placed sand traps frame the small greens and several water hazards come into play as well. The holes vary in length and each is unique from one another. You may be surprised to find that you have to use all the clubs in your bag. The ninth hole is arguably Winding Hills Golf Club's toughest. This par 3 requires a long and demanding carry to a green that's sloped back to front.

Course Details

Year Built 1997
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Winter Rye
Golf Season Open: 4/30 Closed: 11/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Food & Beverage

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top 25 Short Courses in the U.S. (2019 #12)

Reviews

4.1
114 Reviews (114)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Patio Dining 11
Drinks 9
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 17
Elevation Changes 8
Narrow Fairways 8
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 16
Beginners 14
Locals 13
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 11
Worth the Drive 11

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Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

a true short game test

Winding Hills is a very well maintained course that will challenge every high-lofted club in your bag. You'll need every wedge and your nine, eight and seven will get a workout.. you won't need much else. The greens roll true and a few of them can give you fits with undulations you've not seen on an executive course.

That said, the price is not right for what you get. What used to cost a reasonable $25 to play 18 with a cart during the week is now $37. A weekend round will set you back over $40 - which (in my frugal opinion) is far better spent on golf and a cold beer at a traditional course in the area.

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Friday golf

Overall conditions were good, course still holding water from recent rains or irrigation.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Well Maintained

Winding Hills is a upscaled par 3 course. It is always well maintained. A few of greens can to be tricky. We always have a good time when we go to Winding Hills.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Friday morning round of golf

Course in great condition and played with very little standing water after an all day rain on Thursday.
Restaurant wasn’t open, had planned to have lunch after playing. Wasn’t an option today.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Really pretty short course

Very well maintained , friendly course.Really worth the money.
Good iron and wedge practice.
Easy to find good tee times and never crowded.
I highly recommend it to everyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun Par 3

I had a great time playing at this par 3. Gave me a chance to test out my irons/wedges off the tee box. Very short holes but can wizz through them then.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wow

Love this course. I started playing golf last year and since I’ve started I’ve been to over 15 golf courses in 3 different states and played over 60 rounds of golf. This course exceeds many of the bigger courses in every aspect. Andy in the pro shop is very accommodating and pleasant. The carts are always clean and the course conditions are excellent. The greens are tougher than most but by playing them you’ll eventually see how much better you get at putting. I’d recommend this course to the beginner golfer but also the more experienced golfer who needs practice with his/her short game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Crisp, Fun Play Day

Had a good 18 hole run - great pace. Some soft spots due to current weather but overall good , clean grounds.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course

This course was in great shape. It was challenging and a great value. Would recommend to anyone looking for an amazing par 3 course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great place!

Well maintained, very friendly staff, challenging greens, courteous players. Wonderful place to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Executive Course

This is a great executive course that offers a few challenging par 3 holes. It’s a great place to go play a quick 18. Course is generally well maintained, but can be pretty wet in the early spring and late fall.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Beautiful course

this is a beautiful, very well maintained course. It is an irons course for sure. Fast well manicured greens with elevations and undulations. A great value.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wet conditions

Pace was slowed down due to cartpath only restrictions. Course was very wet causing balls to plug. Better rounds are played during dry conditions

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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