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.
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
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,...
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.
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!