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3.9
146 Reviews (146)
5 Stars
44
4 Stars
69
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
83.0%
Recommend this course
122 out of 146 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.3
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.8
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
3.9
77.3%
Recommend this course
17 out of 22 reviews
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3.4
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.9
Layout
3.9
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.0
74.1%
Recommend this course
20 out of 27 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 7041 yards
Slope 132
Rating 73.9
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Course Details

Year Built 1987
Golf Season Year round
Architect Dick Nugent (1987) Bruce Borland (1987) Bob Lohmann

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

Food & Beverage

Bar

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
146 Reviews (146)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Patio Dining 10
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 27
Undulating Greens 22
Thick Rough 20
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 22
Locals 14
Walkers 12
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 21
Worth the Drive 14

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Reviews 1
1.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Rude staff

Rude staff. Great if you potentially like to walk 18. Apparently the staff doesn’t like to bring carts out for last minute tee time bookings. Played over 50 rounds here in my lifetime and once loved it, It was my go to golf course for taking out customers, but because of a recent encounter with the staff, I will never go there again. *Paid In Full*

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Rude staff

Rude staff. Great if you potentially like to walk 18. Apparently the staff doesn’t like to bring carts out for last minute tee time bookings. Played over 50 rounds here in my lifetime and once loved it, It was my go to golf course for taking out customers, but because of a recent encounter with the staff, I will never go there again. *Paid In Full*

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Meh

If you are concerned about Covid, this place is not for you. Nobody wearing a mask inside the clubhouse. Customers, employees, nobody. I guess pandemics don’t exist in Algonquin. The course itself was in decent shape for November, so that’s cool. Also, the homeowners that live on the golf course. Not sure where to start here. A father/son combo was out in their backyard stopping every group to tell people to stop hitting their house with golf balls. Telling multiple groups to golf at other courses. Friendly people..... seemed like a sad attempt at a cash grab. I would like to go back to this course just to take aim at their house. Next time I won’t miss.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

Long but fair course

Play the right tees. Course is much fairer with the fescue mowed down on the mounds. Still great mix of long and short holes. All the short holes have bunker or water to protect them..and the greens are larger, so need to take that into account.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Core Aeration

Call before you book. Usually a nice course however they aerated and sanded the greens so it was like putting on bumpy asphalt. A waste of a round due to maintenance. I would avoid this course for at least two weeks.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wide Fairways

This course has a great and challenging layout. Even though some of the holes might be a little long for the average golfer, the wide fairways on the longer holes will make it easy to lay up and still make the par. There are also some shorter holes that you may think are easy, but the course layout makes these the most challenging holes at GCI. Their greens dept. does a great job of having the greens and fairways well manicured. This course was much harder when there was a lot of fescue on the course, but the removal of that makes it easier to play. I would recommend this course because it is a course with a variety of holes and great risk-reward opportunities.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Good time

The course was in good shape and pace of play was good but the neighbors we not very pleasant. My opinion if you live on a course you should expect golf balls to end up in your yard.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course

Nice long holes with rolling hills. A little tight with houses, some burned out/very dry areas, fescue very short, less challenging. Staff extremely friendly and competent, nice clubhouse/patio.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 37
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing

Nice course but slow...

Course is nice. Wide open. Used to be a links style course but they removed most of the tall grass. Now it's wide open. Not easy but not nearly as difficult as it could be. Sand traps are just terrible. Sorry guys but that needs to change... pace of play was very slow. Overall nice course but could be really nice with a few upgrades.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 51
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Globetrekker

Jefferson in the golf shop is rude. I had Golfnow tee time at 11.40 and arrived at 10:30 and he told me to wait. i said OK. For the next hour 2 groups teed off. Why use golfnow if you are going to treat customers poorly.

Conditions Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 44
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked

Good option in Algonquin

Course is a good layout, challenging rough. Your game will be tested. Greens were in rough shape due to players/groups not repairing ball marks -100s of old, untouched marks on each green. Par 3s were even worse. Could be helped by staff or marshall reminding/reinforcing the etiquette.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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