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4.2
169 Reviews (169)
5 Stars
91
4 Stars
55
3 Stars
13
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.2
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
86.4%
Recommend this course
153 out of 169 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.3
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.5
91.3%
Recommend this course
21 out of 23 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.1
68 Reviews (68)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.1
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.4%
Recommend this course
56 out of 68 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6648 yards
Slope 133
Rating 72.8
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Balmoral Woods Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1975
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/1 Closed: 12/1

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Bill Abrams Golf Solutions Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

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Reviews

4.2
169 Reviews (169)

What Golfers Are Saying

This course/club is great for:
Locals 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Always fun and always a challenge

I really like Balmoral Woods because it is a challenging layout, but fair. If you hit good shots you can score.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not impressed

Heard good things about the course but didn’t live up to the hype. With a 1 hour wait to tee due to frost, staff did not prepare properly when scheduling tee times. Poorly done and so am I with this course.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tough course! A lot of leaves this time of the year

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 64
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Good course

Unfortunately, I didn't get to play today. They had over an hour delay because of frost. They should have changed available tee times to later hours, now that the weather is getting cooler. I don't believe I would have finished before it got dark.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Three putt goal

Almost impossible hole locations for weekend play
Almost every four foot putt ended up being 12 feet past
Pace was slow with cart groups wAiting for groups waking

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lost club

Lost club call clubhouse found it delivered on course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 64
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

South side gem

The course is in great shape. The rough was a little thick. Lost a couple of balls. Greens were rolling good.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Somewhat challenging course but terribly maintained

The difficulty of the course is evident in the elevation changes, sloping greens, and narrow fairways lined with trees. I would have enjoyed the challenge had the course been well maintained, but unfortunately it was not. Tee boxes stiff, fairways littered with crabgrass, and greenside rough hard as rock. I wanted to like this course due to its novelty but unfortunately it did not live up to expectations. With so many great courses in the south suburbs of Chicago that are better maintained, I will not be returning here ever.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Good staff, great layout, poor course condition

I loved the layout, staff was excellent, but I was disappointed in the condition of the course. The tee boxes were nothing but crab grass. Fairways were burnout with significant amount of crabgrass and weed. With a little water and maintenance, the course would be excellent, and I would give it 5 stars. But unfortunately, in it's current condition, the course does not live up to it's ratings.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0

PICK A DIFFERENT COURSE

This course is horrible. It honestly ruined my Saturday and was my least enjoyable round this year and possibly ever. Buyer BEWARE.

The round took forever and we got through 8 holes in over 2.5 hours to start. The tee boxes are made of cement, you cannot place your tee in the ground, bring a hammer. The course layout is the worst part of this course. 90 degree angles on some fairways and trees in front of you on the tee box. The grass needs to be watered as it’s dying everywhere and is super hard throughout the course. There is also people everywhere and constantly in your fairway. Just an all around horrible layout of a course and at no value of a price. Stay as far away as possible from this course, it’ll ruin the game of golf for you.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Pace Poor
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