Hillcrest Golf Club

Hillcrest Golf Club
2300 Rim Dr
Durango, Colorado 81301
La Plata County

Phone(s): (970) 247-1499
Website: www.golfhillcrest.com


The 18-hole Hillcrest Golf Club in Durango, CO is a semi-private golf course that opened in 1971. Designed by Frank Hummel, Hillcrest Golf Club measures 6838 yards from the longest tees and has a slope rating of 127 and a 71.3 USGA rating. The course features 4 sets of tees for different skill levels.

Hillcrest Golf Club
3.5 stars out of 5 (based on 1 reviews)
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Golf course details

  • Holes: 18
  • Designed by: Frank Hummel
  • Public/Private: Semi-Private
  • Year opened: 1971
  • Golf Season: Open: 3/15 Closed: 12/01
  • Guest Policy: Open
  • Tee times welcomed: Yes
  • Fairways:
  • Greens:

Facilities

  • Pro in house: Yes
  • Driving range: Yes
  • Rental clubs: Yes
  • Rental carts: Yes

Green fees price ranges

  • Week days: less than $50
  • Weekends: less than $50

Course policies

  • Metal spikes allowed: Yes
  • Dress code:
  • Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Length, slope and rating for each tee

Tee Par Yardage Slope Rating
championship 71 6838 127 71.3
forward 71 5252 121 67.9
middle 71 6399 121 69.3
other 71 5996 115 67.4

Reader Ratings / Reviews

  • Hillcrest Golf Club
    3.5 stars out of 5
    by Chuck
    on August 18th, 2013 08:14
    Hillcrest is a good value for $36 for 18 holes, and the setting is spectacular with mountain views all around.

    The greens are elevated, fast and difficult. If you don't get in the fairway, the rough is generally forgiving.

    HIllcrest tends to be very busy in summer, and you're likely to have groups in front and behind. If you show up as a single or pair, the pro shop will usually combine you with another group. Also, this course is very popular with seniors who own second homes or visit the area seasonally.

    The course is walkable, although a couple of holes are sharply uphill. Most golfers use a cart here. I walk, but expect a workout if you do so.

    I like many of the holes at Hillcrest, but a few are mediocre at best. No. 15, a par 3, looks as if it were shoehorned into the course. No. 17 is a difficult and long par 5 with a dogleg right, but I could do without the unnatural OB hill on the right that comes into play the first two shots. No. 1 is an unusually tough opening hole with water left and the driving range right. Many courses are better designed so the driving range isn't in the middle of the course.

    No. 4 is a good par 4 and no. 5 is a solid par 3. No. 9 is a tough par 3 with an especially challenging green and a large bunker front-right of the green to finish the front nine. No. 11 is the most picturesque par 3 and requires the golfer to carry a pond. No. 14, a short downhill par 4, is a good scoring opportunity.

    Overall,HIllcrest is a nice course and a good value, but it's not exactly a design classic.
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