Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center is a Public 18 hole golf course located in Carbondale, Illinois.
The course was designed by William J. Spear. Hickory Ridge opened for play in 1993.
This long course features many rolling hills and a wide variety of fairways. The ability to make good position shots is essential while playing this target course. The greens are medium-sized, and a river meanders throughout the course and comes into play on several holes.
Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6,863 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5,506 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 11, a par-5 that plays to 540 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 17, a par-3 that plays to 153 yards from the back tees.
Watch out for # 6, a 534 yard par-5 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole is # 17, a 153 yard par-3.
The course is home to the Southern Illinois University Women's Golf Team.
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