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4.5
310 Reviews (310)
5 Stars
158
4 Stars
113
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.4
91.9%
Recommend this course
281 out of 310 reviews
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4.4
37 Reviews (37)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.4
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.9%
Recommend this course
34 out of 37 reviews
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4.4
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
38
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.6
89.8%
Recommend this course
53 out of 59 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6803 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.6
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Course Details

Year Built 2004
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed No walkers on weekends until 1pm.
Dress code Proper golf attire is required at all times. No tee shirts, tank tops, jerseys or denim.

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Reviews

4.5
310 Reviews (310)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 17
Drinks 17
Patio Dining 14
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 39
Forced Carries 23
Thick Rough 22
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 27
Locals 21
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 32
Worth the Drive 29
In the 'Burbs 6

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Reviews 56
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/31/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lost Marsh Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/24/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u994455615! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lost Marsh Golf Course!

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Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/22/2020

Hi, brennan1610. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Lost Marsh Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you at the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 07/22/2020

Hi u314159319097. We would love to hear more about your positive experience at our course. Please contact us at (219) 932-4046 to share with us your favorite part of your experience with us. Thanks for golfing at Lost Marsh Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/14/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lost Marsh Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/16/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lost Marsh Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful course

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/13/2020

Your feedback is important to us, u000005836366. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Lost Marsh Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 07/09/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u000004347610! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Lost Marsh Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great local (Chicago) course

Our first time here, and definitely not our last!
Beautiful, technical and tight course, fast greens and very well kept fairways.
From meeting the pro shop folks (very friendly) who gave great first timer pointers to the starter who is just as friendly.
Good dogs at the 1/2 way house, great day of golf!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/09/2020

u548849540, thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Lost Marsh Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lost Marsh course

This was a really nice course. This was our first time going here. Will be back with no doubt and possibly bring our sons as well. It was a challenging course but still loved it. From the staff to the overall experience you will not be disappointed. The only issue we saw was some of the greens needs to be swept off. There were sticks and goose poop on some of the greens that could interfere with your put, but please don't let that stop you from going. You will not be disappointed in this course in any way.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 06/15/2020

Hi u314160196955. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Lost Marsh Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always challenges you

A great course to make you think and test you your skills . A lot of fun to play. Keeps you on your toes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/20/2020

Thank you for your review, Johnhallst03TG. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Lost Marsh Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Lost Marsh Shortee Review

For a mid-May round the course is looking really good. Course offers both walking and riding rates. Given the Covid-19 situation it's 1 player per cart if riding.

The course is a mix of link and parkland style courses. The openings 4 holes puts you to a test and can set the tone for the rest of the round. I like this course as it offers challenges for every skill level of golfer. Challenges long players to choose a a shorter club off the tee to account for dog legs and short players to force carry hazards if they want to attack pins. The greens provide their own challenges with subtle breaks and unforgiving if found above the hole for a downhill putt.

The staff is friendly and accommodating during the current pandemic. Carts are an issue though right now but won't once courses are fully open. Foursomes taking 4 carts applies a capacity constraint. If you're booking a late morning or early afternoon round when the morning groups aren't back yet, you will have to wait for a cart.

Carts come equipped with accurate GPS, usually matched with my arccos system, gps watch and laser range finder. Distances to pins and hazards are easy to navigate on the touchscreen. Electric carts come with USB ports, although I didn't test it to see if it charged my phone.

All in all I give the course a solid 4.5 out 5. The value exceeds what I would get comparably in Illinois, where price gouging seems to be the norm.

Thanks for reading,
SHORTEEGOLFCLUBS

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/18/2020

Hello, thank you for taking the time to leave us such a detailed review. We appreciate your feedback and are happy to hear you enjoyed your round with us. We hope to see you again for another round soon! Thanks for playing Lost Marsh Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Conservative

First five play conservative. Don’t be a hero. Course opens up later

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 05/18/2020

Thank you for your review, songj1986. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Lost Marsh Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

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This is one of the best courses in the Chicagoland area, especially for the price. The layout of the first 5 holes is a bit tough since there is a decent amount of water so bring some extra balls. The one downside of today’s outing is that the greens are in the worst shape I have seen all year here. Please people, fix your ball marks.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/23/2020

Hello, thanks for taking the time to leave us a review. We're sorry to hear that the course conditions weren't completely up to standard during your round, but are happy to see you still rated your round 5-stars. We will make note and hope to see you back again soon!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Fun track, excellent staff

The starter is excellent and very friendly. We had expressed concern about finishing 18 on a Friday afternoon and he let us go out 20 minutes early and rode with us down 18 to make sure we got every hole in. The course is fun too (especially the first 4 holes) and does not have Chicagoland prices despite being less than an hour from the city.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/23/2020

Thanks for the great review! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your round and hope to see you again for another one soon. Thanks for playing Lost Marsh Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Bring your A game.

Beautiful, course conditions really nice. Best have a few extra balls.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/18/2020

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Lost Marsh Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

This place is a gem...

Part of me doesn’t want to write a great review for this course because I don’t want it to be packed when I go play. This is one of the best courses for your money for a Chicago resident.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/09/2020

Wow, we are so happy you enjoyed your round. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Played On
Reviews 13
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/01/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Lost Marsh Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/11/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Lost Marsh Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great course close to Chicago!

Lost Marsh is one of the best spots for a great round within 20-30 minutes from downtown. Pace of play can be a little slow in the afternoon, but the course is a fun challenge and well-kept. Great value all around!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/31/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us u9301611. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Lost Marsh Golf Course thanks you!

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