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2.9
268 Reviews (268)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
59
3 Stars
84
2 Stars
57
1 Stars
45
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.1
Layout
3.3
Friendliness
3.6
Pace
3.3
Amenities
2.5
53.7%
Recommend this course
152 out of 268 reviews
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2.9
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.0
Layout
3.3
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.2
StaffFriendliness
3.6
55.6%
Recommend this course
15 out of 27 reviews
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3.0
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
18
2 Stars
6
1 Stars
11
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.2
Layout
3.3
Pace
3.3
Amenities
2.4
StaffFriendliness
3.6
59.3%
Recommend this course
32 out of 54 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6283 yards
Slope 116
Rating 70.1
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Fresh Meadow Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1925
Fairways Bluegrass/Ryegrass
Greens Bent/Poa
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Reviews

2.9
268 Reviews (268)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 9
Thick Rough 9
Undulating Greens 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Beginners 16
Seniors 7
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 22
Convenient to the City 17

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Reviews 1
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
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 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Could be worse

As I drove to the course I started worrying after reading some reviews online. Turns out those scrubs have never played municipal golf in Chicago. The bunkers were like clay, but tee boxes and fairways were fine. Based on the reviews I thought I was headed for an awful experience. Played in 4:10 minutes, but overall quality experience. Wasn’t very challenging though

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
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Previously Played

Greens

After heavy rains day before course held up really nice but greens were horrible. Still had holes from air rating. Ball bounced when we putted.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course was okay. Young kids and other golfers showed poor golf etiquette.

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

Not worth the money

No starter and only one person working the whole course on a Saturday morning.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good value at a great price

The facilities are a bit run down. Cart paths not in great shape or kept up. The greens had recently been air-rated so it would not be fair to comment on greens. The course was in good shape. Many sand traps have no sand.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
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Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

A good course spoiled

Super slow greens with damaged areas. The slopes and angles on the greens make the holes challenging and if the course were kept in good repair, they would be something to brag about.

The round was slow due to three foursomes booked for 7am.

The snacks are pathetic/nonexistent. The clubhouse looks like it will fall over with a heavy wind. No signage to indicate where the parking lot is.

The fairways are not in great condition either. If you take a client or business prospect to this course to this course, yo will disappoint them.

This could be a really good course. It has the bones to be worth your time and money. Until someone puts in effort, this course will continue to be a $25 a round course that costs you over $50 to play.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Dont waste your time or money

Not sure if anyone has worked on the course maintenance since this course opened for the year. Greens were in terrible shape. Fairways were in bad shape.

Not to mention pace of play was poor due to two six-somes on the course. No cart girl. No food.

Not sure I’d come back here for free. Save your time and your money. Many better options to golf out there.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Save your money

What human being sends off a group of 5 and 8? I’ve never seen that till now. I’m not the greatest, but when people can’t hit their ball past the ladies tees, they stick around a congregate. Instead congregate hit. Don’t send a group of 5 or more on the weekends when it’s busy. I get it, it’s busy and can’t do anything when everyone is on top of one another, but can’t have groups of 5 or more. C’mon use your brain. Staff is slow. I could finished my round by the time we had or drinks and the bunkers are terrible. Save the money and go somewhere else. Ain’t worth it.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Greens are awful

Not sure what they did to these greens but it looks like they aerated the green and it hasn’t healed. I’ve never seen a course is such bad shape. Honestly the maintenance crew should be embarrassed.

There were two groups of 8 HS kids jamming the entire course up, no ranger, workers didn’t seem to care.

Great course if you’re looking to drink heavily and don’t care about the quality of the greens.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

A value course

This was the first time I played this course. I would say it’s a value course, meaning you get what you pay for. The Fairways are narrow, fairly close to each other, the tee boxes are narrow as well. If you want to play 18 At a fairly inexpensive rate than this is the course for you. The bunker sand was fairly hard, the fairways and Roughs were well-maintained. The staff was friendly, not too many amenities, and you have to use a porta John.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Decent Course, Poor Maintenance

The course itself was decent, though a lot of the holes are on top of each other. There were back-to-back par 3's on the back 9, which I have never seen before. It was also hard to tell most fariways from the rough, as they had the same cut. Greens were hard and poorly managed. Some greens had divots, and all looked like the had just been aerated, but then left alone with no maintenance. I'd like to chalk it up to it being very early in the golf season, so I will update my review if conditions change the next time I'm back

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course is in terrible shape.

This course shouldn’t even be listed on golf now. It needs major work. The club house is still closed and the building looks like its about to fall over. The fairway grass is almost the same as the rough so it is hard to tell where some holes even go. The greens are the worst I’ve seen. They are so aerated that its like a checker board and makes putting impossible because your ball bounces off the little holes. Spend the extra $20.00 and go to a better course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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