Chardon Lakes Golf Course

4.2734000000 4.3 stars from 5 (128)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 6775 yards
  • Slope: 136
  • Rating: 73.5
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes - included in green fees
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6775 yards 73.5 136
Silver 71 6186 yards 70.4 129
Gold (W) 71 5578 yards 75.1 131
Gold 71 5578 yards 67.6 120
Blue 71 4875 yards 68.1 120

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 4.3 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.2 stars from 5
Value: 4.4 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.6 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.3 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.3 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 128 Reviews
5 stars:
51
4 stars:
65
3 stars:
9
2 stars:
2
1 stars:
1

recommend this course

122 out of 127 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is in the 'burbs worth the drive   Great for advanced golfers locals a weekend splurge   Challenges include bunkers narrow fairways undulating greens   Great for drinks  

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5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/12/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 06/14/2017:

Glad you had a 5-star overall experience! Come see us again soon.

"Impressive"


u3951157's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/10/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Slope-y greens with a true roll. Very impressed by the upkeep of the course. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Definitely will be back to play!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 06/12/2017:

Perfect! Glad to hear that your experience with us was nothing short of 5 stars. We hope to see you out here at Chardon Lakes Golf Course for many more rounds to come!

"tough pin placements"


jamoroso2012's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/09/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

course was in great condition fast greens and challenging pin placements each put in at the bottom of slope


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 06/12/2017:

Thank you for your review and 4 stars! Hopefully the pin placements weren't too challenging. We look forward to seeing you out here for another round soon.

"Tough Course from the tips"


bloodrage4's avatar
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/28/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Chardon always in top shape holes 2,3,4 ,6,and 7 are a nice stretch of different holes to play that can't make your round or good luck.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 06/01/2017:

Thank you for your kind words! Join us for another round soon.

"Beautiful Course"


u115925825's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  Don't know

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/26/2017
First time playing Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This was our first time playing this course and it was beautiful. If we lived closer we would definitely play here often.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 06/08/2017:

Thank you for choosing Chardon Lakes Golf Course! We appreciate your review and we hope this is the first of many more rounds to come.

"Great day"


Kenneth8575172's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/23/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great conditions. Called to ask if my dad could ride along. He is in assisted living and no longer holds but likes the view. Course manager said no problem. Very friendly about it


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 06/08/2017:

Thank you for your review, Kenneth! It's important to us to make sure everyone feels welcome. Hope to see you guys out here again soon.

"Well Kept Course"


glp82160's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/17/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Chardon Lakes is a well kept course. The greens are in midseason shape already. The fairways are manicured for good play. Overall an excellent course to play in northeast Ohio!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 04/25/2017:

Wow! Thank you for this excellent review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and we hope to see you out here again soon!

"Always nice"


Payback129's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  35-44
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/15/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course always in good shape. Nice greens. Very fast. Club house nothing special. Staff friendly though.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course




5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/02/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 04/05/2017:

Thank you for your 5-star rating!


edmeyers's avatar
Age:  65+
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/24/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"Course in great shape for early season"


LORIDAWN56's avatar
Top 50 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/22/2017
Previously played Used cart Wet weather

Reviewed on

Staff was very friendly and course was in very good condition for early season


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 03/28/2017:

Thank you for your 4-star rating and kind words. Hope to see you out here again this season!

"very friendly staff"


u612452875's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 02/22/2017
Previously played Used cart Wet weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was in great shape considering it is Feb. 22. We finished 18 in 3.5 hrs. even with cart path only rule in effect. Only drawback would be those darn geese! We need to get a boarder collie out there to chase them away.The club manager was very friendly.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 03/02/2017:

Thank you for your review and 5-star rating. Nothing better than getting to play golf in Ohio in February! We hope to see you out here many more times this coming season.

"Chardon Lakes"


Dawgs111's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/18/2016
Previously played

Reviewed on

Didn't score well. Very challenging layout. I can understand why Nicklaus holds course record with a 67. Some of the pin positions were a little unfair taking into account slope of the greens. Conditioning was great. Fairway grass was little sparse, I.e. ball doesn't sit up in the fairway. Overall really nice golf course.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 11/23/2016:

Thank you for your review and feedback. We hope to see you out here again soon!

"Challenging Course in great shape"


rosssalupo's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/18/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather

Reviewed on

Played in late November.... course was in great shape. They cleared all the leaves and the greens were in good shape. The course offer a number of challenging holes.. tree line fairways, sloping uphill greens and hazards in strategic locations. Pace was pretty good. This is the type of course you have to pick your fairway target in order to score well.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 11/23/2016:

Thank you very much for the great 4-star review! We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and we look forward to your next round with us!

"Great layout; slow play"


denny333's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/18/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Excellent weather

Reviewed on

I love the course. The layout, condition and greens are all great. The price on golf now and the 70 degree November were ideal. My only issue is the pace of play. They had a guy that told us on 15 that he'd told groups ahead to speed up but that is too late.


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 11/23/2016:

Thank you for your review. We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and feedback. We hope to see you out here again soon!

"One of the Best In Northeast Ohio"


u000002018339's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/13/2016
Previously played Walked Perfect weather

Reviewed on

Chardon Lakes is one of my favorite courses in Northeast Ohio. The course is always in excellent condition. The layout is interesting and challenging, but not unfair to the average golfer. The holes are a reasonable length for average hitters, but the back tees offer a tougher round for long hitters. The greens are great - fast and enough break to make it interesting. The course has a nice variety of hole layouts, so you don't feel like you are playing the same hole 18 times.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 02/07/2017:

Excellent! Thank you for your great 5-star review! Hope to see you out here again soon.

"long time player at chardon"


donaldzito1's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/13/2016
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

started playing here in the 60's. the course has been excellently maintained throughout that entire period, and continues to add improvements each year, e.g., a new practice green is under construction. the greens are tricky - but very fair. they will hold a good approach shot. but they can be lightning fast downhill. it definite deserves to be in the top 5 public courses in northeastern ohio.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Chardon Lakes Golf Course on 02/07/2017:

Thank you for your great 5-star review, Donald! We appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts and kind words. We look forward to seeing you next season!

"wet"


jaserocky's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/28/2016
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was in good shape. They had aerated the course and greens so things were a little rough but all in all pretty good.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 10/06/2016

Hi jaserocky,

Thank you for your review! Glad to hear that you enjoyed your round. Hopefully the next time we see you the course will be fully recovered from the aeration.


"Fun course that is in very good condition"


LORIDAWN56's avatar
Top 50 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/14/2016
Previously played

Reviewed on

Staff was very friendly. The course greens were aerated and sanded but rolled true. The fairways and tee boxes in awesome condition.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good


I recommend this course


Commented on 09/21/2016

Hi LORIDAWN56,

Thank you for your review. We are pleased to know you enjoyed the condition of our course. We look forward to having you back soon!

-Chardon Lakes Managment


"Chardon Lakes"


kzbiegien's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/09/2016
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course in great shape. Clubhouse food and beverage overpriced.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


Commented on 09/12/2016

Hi Kzbiegien,

Thank you for your review and for playing at Chardon Lakes. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the conditions of the course. We look forward to having you back again!



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