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4.6
47 Reviews (47)
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
5.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
4.9
99.2%
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Layout
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Pace
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Amenities
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 7005 yards
Slope 144
Rating 74.7

Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/15 Closed: 11/15
Architect Ray Hearn (1998) Ray Hearn (2015)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

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

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
47 Reviews (47)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 6
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 6

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Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Course

Mistwood was in great shape and the greens were rolling true. The staff is friendly and the pace of play was excellent. I recommend this course to everyone I meet. Thanks again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Southwest side

Course was in great shape. First high level course I have played that range balls were included with the greens gees. Practice area was ok wish the grass Tees were open. Playing on a Monday all amenities were fully opened and staffed.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Awesome greens and layout

My favorite course in SW Chicagoland based on pace of play, variety of holes and difficult but true greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 448
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Illinois Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played

Mistwood Members - Read this and take it to heart!!

Mistwood is a PUBLIC golf course with way too many SELFISH/completely inconsiderate members.

We were truly fortunate to paired up with a PGA Pro who has played a number of Korn Ferry events and his caddie. Both of them awesome - fun to talk with/thoughtful individuals. Great guys. We had a absolutely wonderful joyous afternoon together with lots of laughs.......however it was marred two experiences - one personally for me at the driving range bar and another that our foursome experienced on the 10th and 11th holes. Even when my playing partner and I were enjoying our dinner post round the vibe around us didn't seem really welcoming at all.

To a person the staff are absolutely fabulous and frankly they shouldn't have to put up with about 50pct of you. They shouldn't have to put up with your "entitlement".'....this a public course and sorry.....but you should respect the employees as well as John Q Public patrons just like anybody else at the golf club. Heck were we playing with a very accomplished pro and his caddy who was a very good golfer in his own right.....remember??

At the driving range bar a female "member" was acting like a member....and ordering lunch for her group making the turn. I felt sorry for the bartender. 4 different meat sandwiches with all kinds of modifications. It took over 4 minutes to write down the order.- it was so complicated with no this/add that and of yeah none of that. Ridiculous and now I know why there was slow play later in our round.

On the Par 3 ninth hole the group in front of us was clearing the green when we arrived at the tee box. We played the ninth and did not even stop to get beverages or anything at the turn. We tee off on the 10th hole and we start driving off. All of sudden behind us this guy yells at us and says hey we're only a two-some can we play through? I explain we're right on the group in front of us. We park up at the green....the looking to my left I discovered the group in front had only played nine as 11th hole was clear. I yelled back at the two some who were now in the fairway.....we'll tee off on 11 and let you play through. We all teed off the pro/caddy in the fairway and two of us in the right rough all with good to decent approach shots on the par 4.....and then drove up a tad and got way out of the way so the 2 some could tee off and play through. These two guys (I really should call them jack-a-lopes) took their sweet time teeing off......they then drove right past us - no thank you or even an acknowledgement of our COURTESY. Then it got really ridiculous. One of the guys couldn't find his ball... it was way right and probably OB.......but then the two of them actually spent a full 5 minutes looking for his ball while we're waiting 20 yards behind them!!! The guy who lost his ball finally got around to dropping one took another 2 minutes to get a scope yardage and hit his approach shot.....his playing partner drove over to the left rough where his tee shot was....couldn't locate it initially and then took his sweet time before he even hit his approach shot. Then they did the same thing around the green and putting. A ridiculous rude as heck side show with another 10 minutes of wait. None of us could believe it......I asked the pro - you ever seen anything like this? He was incredulous. When we finished 11 these two jack-a-lopes were barely off the 12th tee.

We ran into the beverage cart at the 13th tee. I asked the gal if these two guys were Mistwood members. Sheepishly she said yes....I could tell even she wasn't too pleased with them. I couldn't hold back my feelings about them.....and I owe her an apology.

These guys then pulled very same stunt to the group in front of us on the Par 3 14th.....begged them to play through and then took there time to the point our foursome ended up stacked on top of their foursome before they even teed off on 14. RIDICULOUS!! The golfing gods should send these guys to golf purgatory. And maybe the management at Mistwood will figure out who these two guys are and REVOKE their memberships. Self entitled complete jack-a-lopes that should not be allowed on any golf course. Want to drive business away? These guys are experts at that.

The course itself was in fine shape - but for some reason the greens seemed a bit sketchy....the pro had several putts that unusually and suddenly veered the opposite direction (large sand particles perhaps?) and the rest of us struggled as well....the greens seem to roll nice but then they don't....tough to explain.....

Top notch restaurant/bar for food/cocktails post round. Full driving range and practice facilities included with your greens fee off mats. The bathroom facilities are really lacking....one extremely smelly head in the driving range building and only two in the locker room. Wall to wall wet carpeting near and around shower area that's pretty gross.

I don't what it is this season but Mistwood joins a growing list that has an extremely poor beer selection to quaff on course. No microbrews or locals were available....what gives?

Mistwood bills itself as a public course providing a private club experience. Yesterday was definitely not the case. 3 stars and ZERO stars for several of your entitled members. Yes they should be called members....you know what I mean..

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Mistwood average joe

I am a bogey golfer and loved this course. It is not easy but a step up from anything around. The staff is beyond the best and care about you and your needs. The food is unbelievable. What is not to like?
KC

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Mistwood on Windy Day

First time playing Mistwood. 5 stars all around. It was windy & cold out, but the course was in great shape. Challenging holes with 20mph winds. Our group is looking forward to playing again when it's 70 & sunny. Incredible layout & an experience every Midwest golfer needs to enjoy. Pints n burgers in the pub were top notch as well. Slainte to Mistwood!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 167
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

PACE: Went out early and moved so well I caught the grounds crew (nice guys). I've played here when the pace is slow. Given its popularity/difficulty it was nice to come in under 4 hours, but isn't something I would expect.

CONDITIONS: Greens were aerated a few days before I played, BUT the course called and left me a voicemail informing me of this. Classy move, thank you! Mistwood is always in great shape... go enjoy!

STAFF: So they called me to inform me the greens had been aerated. After catching up to them the grounds crew was friendly and accomodating. The starter was very helpful as well. Great service all around!

VALUE: It costs a few dollars more than your typical course, but given the quality of the course and the quality of their range/practice facilities, go aheard sn splurge.

LAYOUT: Holes 14 thru 16 are the ones you'll remember, but holes 1 thru 13 are great too. It would be nice to see some of the trees around 17 and 18 just fall over. :)

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Love this course!

This is a great golf course and would play it more frequently if it was closer to where I live. Staff is awesome, the course is pretty, and in good shape. I would definitely recommend it.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 448
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Illinois Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Checks all the boxes

Highly recommend Mistwood. They want you to have a country club experience and they deliver on all fronts. 4 stars and recommend. I deducted a star because we were waiting on every tee box from 5th hole on. Ranger did his best to keep things moving but our round was at .least 4.5 hours Our foursome had balls ending up in divots 4 times. Course just gets way to much play and they have so many members now it's difficult to get a decent tee time. The locker room for a club of this caliber is very small....has one shower and the carpet in that areas is a gross smelly sopping wet mess.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Great Golf

The course is a gem and would recommend for all to play it. Looking for a place that has great putting green as well as driving range and chipping area then look no further. Great golf course with a wonderful staff that tends to your every need!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

What a hidden Gem

The first time I played this last year I thought wow what a beautiful place but what a hard course. Then i played it again after knowing where the trouble is and it was fantastic. Greens are great. It feels like a Country club. We teed off at 3 pm and finished in just under 4 hours. The course is much easier the second time you play. I swear it feels like you are in England when you pull in. Great facilities. We stayed and ate at the restaurant. Great food and many draft beers to choose from. We are definitely coming back to play more.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course. Great service.

A very challenging course.
Lots of water.
Undulating fairways.
It’s important to keep it in the fairways. Most holes are lined with tall grass.
There are deep sod bunkers at some holes so be sure to bring your sand game.
Very challenging.
You do have a choice of tees so even short hitters have a chance.
My favorite in the Chicago area.
Full bar and restaurant with great food and a fine selection of frosty cold beverages.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great condition

Fun course but extremally tight for some players. This was the first time playing Mistwood. I would enjoy playing again now that I know where the trouble is located and proper club selection.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Beautiful course in great shape

Course was in very good condition, despite a very rainy, cold week prior. Staff is friendly and helpful. I play here often (at least 8 times a season). The pace was good the day we played, not much waiting around. Moderate difficulty. Wind was very challenging on that day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great Course!!

The course was in great shape. The day was pretty windy so felt like I missed out on how amazing of a course Mistwood is but you could tell the work that went into building this phenomenal golf course. I would definitely go back on another day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course

First, the staff is very friendly. Great to see smiling faces. The staff is very quick and attentive. Love the environment. Next practice facilities can’t be beat. Round of golf is great and is always a challenge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 46
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great Course & Amienties

Enjoyed playing Mistwood & from North Suburbs, I usually bring a group with me.
Great course layout and staff & amenities are 5 stars.

Only negative each time I bring a group is the greens being being bumpee & need to be rolled .

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Not a hidden gem but wish it was not.

One of the top golf course in the south suburbs is becoming too popular. Mistwood is an excellent golf track that is only exceeded by the quality of the pro staff and the employees that seem to love working there. Besides a great course it has all of the amenities that you would see at a private country club. The practice area is great, the bar is friendly and welcoming and the performance center has everything you need. The only drawback is that since more people are finding out about this course - there are fewer opportunities to play as the tee sheet gets filled quickly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

One of the best in SW suburbs

This is one of the best public clubs in the Chicago area. The facilities and restaurants are just as good as the course. Before our round we were told they had aerated about a week earlier but you would never know it. The greens were slick and true. The tall fescue was recently cut which was a blessing since I was a bit wild. Even though it's OB at least I was able to find a couple of the snap hooks I had. The experience is as advertised, Public Course with Country Club experience.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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