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4.4
219 Reviews (219)
5 Stars
79
4 Stars
105
3 Stars
20
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
95.5%
Recommend this course
201 out of 219 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.2
5 Reviews (5)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.8
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
5.0
80.0%
Recommend this course
4 out of 5 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.5
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
97.1%
Recommend this course
34 out of 35 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Municipal
Par 72
Length 6885 yards
Slope 125
Rating 72.1
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Elbel Park Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1964
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/15 Closed: 12/01

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities, Lockers

Reviews

4.4
219 Reviews (219)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Forced Carries 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 9
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 7
Convenient to the City 6

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Course is in Great shape!

Greens are fast and true. Fairways are looking great. Best value in town! Love this course. Staff is great too!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

League Days

I would really like to see the grass cut shorter, the greens blown off in the morning. Lots of debris on the greens.
Also for the bunkers, to be raked. And leaving a rake by the bunkers so players , rake after use. Bathrooms reopened, no out johns. This is a beautiful course, but needs to be maintain better, by the city as a great asset to the city.
Have played Elbel for many years. In the pass 2 years have seen a decline. Its ashame as this could be a hidden gem for South Bend Ind.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Customer Service

Our cart was dying and the clubhouse personnel came out and replaced the cart within 10 min. GREAT

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 04/22/2022

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Elbel Park Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 04/14/2022

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Elbel Park Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No golf carts

They weren’t letting carts out that day, I have a bad knee so I walked 9 and left

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 04/04/2022

We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass on your feedback to the teams in charge so they can work to make changes.

Your feedback helps us do better. We are looking into this issue and hope to resolve it promptly.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course has a lot of nature.

The course was torn up by carts because of all the rain. 2nd cut seemed very long.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
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Commented on 10/18/2021

Hi! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. Please know the current conditions are by no means the standard we strive to achieve. We will continue to work towards a 5-star experience and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/29/2021

Hello, thank you for visiting us at Elbel Park Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/29/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Elbel Park Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pace of play.

There was zero etiquette for allowing singles to play through. Slow foursomes holding up pace of play. Its not an isolated incident. Last 5 times playing here its been the same issue.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
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Commented on 09/28/2021

Hello, thank you for visiting us at Elbel Park Golf Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 34
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course drains nicely after rain

Had fun as always!
Rained overnight but the course drains well so there wasn’t standing water in many places.
Fairways still had a lot of roll, and the rough was as unforgiving as always!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/22/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Elbel Park Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 09/20/2021

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round at Elbel Park Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Never disappoints

Classic old school course... never disappoints. Greens were in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/21/2021

Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Elbel Park Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/20/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Elbel Park Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Nice course

Solid local course. For a Sunday, pace of play was nice. Layout was challenging with hills and trees. Greens were fast but I enjoyed my time here…

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/21/2021

Thank you for your review. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Elbel Park Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 09/20/2021

We would love to hear more about your positive experience on our course. Please contact us to share your favorite part of your experience and what we can do to earn that last star! Thanks for golfing at Elbel Park Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 103
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
Previously Played

Summer fun

We’ve enjoyed golfing at Elbel all Summer. Course always in good shape. Be prepared to chip over heavy grass to fast greens! Always enjoy the wildlife too.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Commented on 09/07/2021

Thank you for your kind words! We hope to see you again at the course very soon for another 5-star experience. Thanks for choosing Elbel Park Golf Course.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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Commented on 08/16/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Elbel Park Golf Course!

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 08/24/2021

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave an excellent rating! We really appreciate your business. Please let us know what we can do for you in the future to earn that last star!

Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
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 Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/30/2021

Hi, we are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Elbel Park Golf Course. We look forward to seeing you on the course soon for another 5-star experience!

Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
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Commented on 07/26/2021

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Elbel Park Golf Course!

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