Forest Hills Golf Club

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One of my favorite courses to play in the North Metro area. Greens are always in great shape, and are very fast in the summer. Course layout is challenging but rewarding, and really gives you some opportunities to score well.

He would play this course again.

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Typical layout for the most part; tree-lined fairways, some bunkers, mostly near greens, and water but not a ton. However, the addition of some elevation changes, some semi-blind shots, challenging greens and a couple memorable holes (especially #15, a dog-legging par 4 that tightly borders a small lake from tee to green) made for a more interesting layout with good enough variety.

Conditions were soft. Tee boxes, fairways and greens were in about as good of shape as they could have been. Tee boxes were cut very short, as were the fairways, so must hit the ball first. Bunkers were also soft and in great shape.

We were told the rough can be punishing but it was cut short the day we played, which helped finding our balls in the Fall leaves.

Greens were the hardest part of the course, I thought. Very undulating at times, many sloping back to front, with some tough pin placements.

Not especially scenic, except for the great view of Shields Lake on hole #15.

Many of the greens and tee boxes were very close to each other, which can be distracting, but also makes the course more walkable.

Pace was ideal. We were allowed to tee off early. No one in front or behind us all day.

A rest area with outhouses & vending machines, but didn't see any drinking water.

Yardage marker plates were sometimes hard to find.

On the short side for the longer hitters who drive the ball, say, 275-300+ yards (6514 from the tips).

Driving range/practice area just down the road across the street.

Noisy gas carts. Electric would be a nice improvement.

The full-service restaurant & bar looked popular to the members, who were very friendly. Plenty of indoor & outdoor seating.

Great location, just south of Forest Lake.

We booked through GolfNow.com for $45/round. Not the cheapest deal but reasonable, especially for an opportunity to play a private course.

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The layout is very difficult and the greens are impossible but the course is nice. Good luck

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It was an excellent course. You have to keep the ball in the fairway to have a chance at par.. Rough was thick and trees limited recovery on misplaced shots. Greens were excellent and fast. I scored poorly my first time out, too many blowup holes between the good ones. Fun course and offers many challenges, worth the drive.

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The whole experience was great. Course layout, condition, staff. In all, a great day. Booked as a prepaid round for 4 players. One cancelled last minute. My card was credited, less a small cancellation fee, immediately. No hassles.

He would play this course again.

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