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4.6
259 Reviews (259)
5 Stars
155
4 Stars
76
3 Stars
17
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.2
93.2%
Recommend this course
236 out of 259 reviews
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4.3
32 Reviews (32)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
3.6
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.5
78.1%
Recommend this course
25 out of 32 reviews
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4.6
92 Reviews (92)
5 Stars
67
4 Stars
16
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.6
90.2%
Recommend this course
83 out of 92 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7164 yards
Slope 136
Rating 74.8
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Harborside International Golf Center Port Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Dick Nugent (1995) CE Golf Design (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
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

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Reviews

4.6
259 Reviews (259)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
19th Hole Scenic Views 15
Patio Dining 11
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 35
Thick Rough 32
Elevation Changes 21
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 29
Entertaining Clients 22
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 22
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 37
Worth the Drive 21

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3.0
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Terrible layout and upkeep

Terrible layout, No element of risk reward on the golf course. Punitive in ways that aren’t enjoyable as a golfer. There’s fescue basically five yards off the fairway throughout the port course, particularly on the front nine, There’s one hole on the front nine where the fairway zig zags every 20-25 yards, four or five times around bunkers and fescue, basically penalizing anyone who hits it over 200 yards from the tips. That’s chicken-s golf course design that doesn’t create an experience where golfers can be rewarded for good shots and penalized for poor ones. This course relies on gimmicks to defend itself, as opposed to refined, well considered design. Would not recommend.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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3.0
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Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Solid course

Played later in day so rates were cheaper. Marshal was really rude but rest of staff was cool.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great courses but no amenities for after the round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Way overpriced for what you get

Played 18 on a Saturday, course has been in much better shape in the past. For greens fees over $100 you’d expect pristine conditions, fairways were dry, rough spots, greens discolored and rock hard- we were stuck behind a 4some playing best ball, 6 hour round- rangers came and past about 15 times without any help even after we asked several times. Will not be coming back any time soon sadly. Much better value and conditions for the money elsewhere.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great play

Staff and starter were beyond friendly. Course was in great condition for April and surprisingly more scenic than anticipated. Very challenging in spots, and when you add 30-40moh winds, you have your hands full. I will be back for sure.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great time

Was a single that joined up with a 3 some. Everything was great. The greens were absolutely slick and wind 25 mph sustained but was 90 degrees so was absolutely worth it. Great challenge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Used cart

Links Style Golf in Chicago

I've played at Port twice, and Starboard once, and overall Harborside is a very solid place to play golf. You get a links style course with some views of the skyline off certain holes. Best of all the course is challenging, but fair in my view. It has some wide fairways on certain holes to give you some forgiveness, but others put some strategic bunkers. Also the rough can be a little thick, but not impossible to play out of. Minus some of the true fescue spots. Finally the greens are readable, but have some slight breaks and slopes giving you a challenge along with speed.

A couple of tips with this course. I recommend playing during twilight since it can save you a good $30-40, and it can literally be 10-20 mins apart. Twilight usually starts at 2:00pm, and all fees include cart and a warmup range bucket. They have a solid practice facility too. The only negatives is the location is out there with heavy traffic off the interstate, and pace of play can be slow at times if it's busy.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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