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3.1
96 Reviews (96)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
18
1 Stars
29
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.5
Layout
3.4
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.7
60.2%
Recommend this course
49 out of 96 reviews
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3.4
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
4
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.1
70.6%
Recommend this course
12 out of 17 reviews
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3.3
22 Reviews (22)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.7
Layout
3.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.2
68.2%
Recommend this course
15 out of 22 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6409 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A
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Burnham Woods Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1923
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Stanley Pelchar

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.1
96 Reviews (96)
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Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Don’t play here

If you advertise that your golf course is open for play, then I assume that means there is still staff cleaning up the course. Couldn’t find my ball even in the fairway.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
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 Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0

Unbelievable

Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice shame on you. Course manager has no customer service etiquette. If it’s Pouring down rain BEFORE we tee off, usually a course would offer a rain check or a refund. Not the case here, he told my foursome we should have rain suits! Two of which were ladies. The course was empty and I couldn’t get a refund or a rain check. Never teed off and lost all funds for our foursome. Unbelievable.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Much improved!

Played this course a lot growing up because it was the cheapest option around. Now, it’s not only a cheaper option but the course has really improved! We’ll cut and maintained. Great job!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 51
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

Possibly better than ever

Grew up on south side. Played Burnam Woods as a kid and high schooler 45 years ago. Another friend and I went back to play Burnam and George Dunne. Both courses were in great shape. Burnam has very small greens, but they were fast and true. Tee boxes and fairways were cut well and played quick. We had an 8:20 tee time and were one of the first groups off. Played in 2 hours and 50 minutes.
This is one of the original Forest Preserve courses. No bells and whistles but 18 tree lined holes of golf with small greens. If you’re learning or teaching someone to golf, this is a great place to start. Workers were all working hard and very friendly. It was good to see they have taken good care of an old friend!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

This course needs lots of attention.

I live in the neighborhood & been coming here for the last 15 years & never have I seen it this bad! Course has overgrown grass & clippings everywhere, overgrown tree brush, bad dips throughout course.
There's is so much POTENTIAL at this course with simple TLC.
It definitely is not worth the $35 golf fee Forest preserve is charging. I guarantee you a little TLC goes long way for more customers to spread the word & come back.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Much better then last year

Course was in much better shape then past years. Enjoyed the clean lies in the fairways.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Ridiculous Free for all

Left after 2.5 hr for 7 holes. Ineffective starter not managing tee box. Twosome jumped in and teed off 15 min early and messed up cadence for 6 groups in line behind. 25 min wait on the second tee and it didn’t stop. A call to the clubhouse yielded someone coming to tell everyone that it was a slow day…only because no one is managing the boxes. Waste of time.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Staff was Friendly but the Manager was rude.

The manager of this golf course does not know how to talk to customers. The manager shouted "Hey you! Come here!" With arms stretch out towards me and his forefinger beckoning me to walk towards him. It was after my round and I just wanted to clean my ball and irons at the first tee's ball cleaner since the course was very muddy. The first tee also has some sort of box with water on it which I deemed for cleaning irons. In a loud voice, he asked "where are you headed?.

I knew he was looking at me differently because earlier, after my first nine holes, when I was headed to the next nine, he stopped me - and asked if I checked in. I answered I am about to play my back nine. He reiterated his question if I checked in. I said yes - the other person checked me in. He responded by just saying , no problem.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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