Old Hickory Golf Club
PACE OF PLAY
DO NOT PLAY HERE ON THE WEEKENDS: PACE OF PLAY IS 5+ HOURS. For $90 you should expect more. We were the 5th tee time on Sunday and we were already behind 10 minutes. By the time we got to hole 12, there were 4 groups waiting to play. 1 group on the green, 1 in the fairway, 1 on the tee box and 1 waiting for the tee box. When we called to ask them to send a marshal, they did nothing. We finished 12 and 13 and arrived at hole 14 at 10 a.m. At the current rate of play it would have taken 5.5 hours to play the course. We decided to call it a day and let the assistant pro know. He was quite unprofessional and let us know that we were not behind. He said that they don't count the time the reservation is made as the starting time. They use the time that they here the first ball struck on the first tee as a starting time. So i guess there is not point in making a tee time there as they do not count starting late as a pace of play issue. Even with out the 10 minutes differential we were behind. Overall we waited on every tee box, there was no sand on the carts, they greens were recently aerated (should be an automatic discount), and the practice facilities are not up to the $90 price tag (can't use driver and mats were very badly worn).
July 22, 2014
Great Course for all levels
This course is very well designed and very enjoyable. There is one issue and its the pin placements. For some reason, the management insist on placing about half of the pins 10-12 feet from the edge of the green. It makes the round of golf seem like a trip to the family put put course with clowns and windmills. I wish they would stop doing this. I have seen it every time I have played the course and kills the experience.
July 19, 2014
Not this time!
I have played this course several times and really like it. I don't play it too often because of the expense. I bought this round through GolfNow at a discounted price. It was probably discounted because the greens had just been aerated. The greens and the course in general were not up to the usual standards of this course. I'll think twice before playing here again at a discounted price
July 17, 2014
Beautiful fairways with smooth fast greens. Unfortunately they were just aerated but still putted well. Will definetly play again.
July 16, 2014
A beautiful course, fairly tight. On many holes, the sides drain to the center - forgiving. A fair number of divots, but didn't affect play. Many complained of the slow pace - we finished in 4.25 hours, tee'd off at 3pm on a Sunday afternoon. Thoroughly enjoyed it.
July 14, 2014
Lay out of course give me fun. I enjoyed it. But, on the fairway, there are too many divot marks. And oops!! aeration on the green.
July 13, 2014
Old Hickory is a pleasure
From the moment I arrived, I was greeted by a friendly young woman in the pro shop. She informed me of the complimentary practice facility and let me know that I could go out when ready. The course is in great shape. The only negative was that on two holes, the water stations were empty.
July 2, 2014
Great course fair condition
This is an outstanding course let down by players and staff not insisting on the basics. Greens were great but heavily ball marked and numerous ball marks let untreated. The bunkers were unraked by previous players. Tees were very scruffy due to heavy traffic.
The course needs to enforce the basis etiquette and players should respect the conditions of course when others are playing behind.
It's still a great course and fun to play back lacked that sparkle which would make it awesome.
June 29, 2014