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Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center

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Address: 2727 West Glenn Road, Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone Number: 618-529-4386
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

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Thinking man's course

Played Hickory Ridge for the first time in years and was impressed with how much this course has matured over the years--it is a course that requires some pre-swing thinking as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
Pocatello, Idaho
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

This golf course is in great proximity to the town in comparison to the other golf courses in the area. The course however is a little pricey in my opinion. The holes are average to say the least but there isn't anything fancy or over the top that justifies the price being so much higher than surrounding courses.

Thank Jeremy C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Great golf course in Southern Illinois. Public,well maintained with a variety of challenges for novice and scratch golfers. Restaurant on site serves great lunches. Burgers and the fish sandwiches are excellent. Good lodging and dining choices in nearby Carbondale. Close to Southern IL Wine Trail and Shawnee National Forests.

Thank deckcat
Carbondale, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Best condition golf course south of I-70. and great fun to play!! No other course in Southern Illinois compares to it. The little jewel for Carbondale, owned and operated by the Carbondale Park District

Thank rayala126
Pocatello, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Played Hickory Ridge for the first time in years and was impressed with how much this course has matured over the years--it is a course that requires some pre-swing thinking as every hole is a dogleg. Unfortunately the greens had been "punched" the day before our visit so that impacted much of the short game play but, even with that,... More 

Thank bigchucksr2
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015 via mobile

Been there a couple times this year and every time I was there whoever was working in the pro house just acted like they hated being there much and hates that you were there too. I do however enjoy the course but will not be going back due to the multiple experiences I had with customer service.

2 Thank Smitty_217
Carbondale, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

Zoysia grass makes for a lush, beautifully landscaped course. Nestled in a wooded area with ample hills and water features, Hickory Ridge course is equally challenging and a true representation of Southern Illinois nature. Fairways and greens are in great shape. Large driving range!

Thank gemini8200
Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

The course has a little bit for everyone, long/short holes, elevation changes etc. A nice range and clubhouse. Favorite public course in Southern Illinois.

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Merritt Island, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

Very nice setting for a golf course. Set back in the woods with running streams, water, fall leaves, etc. Greens are in great shape and challeging course from all tee boxes. Thanks to Mike Curtis and the staff out there for a great day of golf.

1 Thank maggie068

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