Lakes at Firewheel Golf Park

3.8207000000 3.8 stars from 5 (145)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7134 yards
  • Slope: 139
  • Rating: 75.5
  • Layout

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
GPS: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

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

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 7134 yards 75.5 139
Blue 72 6680 yards 73.6 134
White 72 6141 yards 70.7 125
Red (W) 72 5502 yards 73.6 126

Rating Snapshot

Average Rating 3.8 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.6 stars from 5
Value: 4.1 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 3.6 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 3.9 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.4 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.5 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 145 Reviews
5 stars:
32
4 stars:
73
3 stars:
26
2 stars:
10
1 stars:
4

recommend this course

127 out of 145 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is convenient to the city in the 'burbs worth the drive   Great for locals advanced golfers playing multiple courses   Challenges include water hazards bunkers thick rough   Great for drinks  

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Reviews


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Age
Type of Golfer
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"Slow"


Sims1cr's avatar
Age:  25-34
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  10-14

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/16/2017
First time playing Used cart Hot weather

Reviewed on

played with 2 other guys and it was the slowest round this summer, no ranger to enforce pace or anything. Took us over 5 hrs for 18..


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I don't recommend this course


"Slowest round of golf"


u000008204839's avatar
Age:  25-34
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/18/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

Nearly 5 hour round of golf. No one enforce pace of play. Waited to hit on every tee box. Pathetic.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Poor

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Fair

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course


"Great Day"


kidgolf956's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/11/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

The course was great. I got there 30min early and things were slow so they let me pair up with three young men.and I had the best time. I just wanted a little practice. And I ended up having a fun 18..


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


"Great Course"


uEXDY2287EX's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/08/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Beautiful course trees and lakes excellent condition


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Good Course"


joocurry1's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  Don't know

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/03/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Actually we played the Old Course because the Lakes cart paths were flooded in some areas.

Wife and I played. Both us enjoyed the experience and will be back.


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



Michael3606602's avatar
Age:  25-34
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/24/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Thank god a course with greens instead of yellows"


Boomersooner007's avatar
Age:  25-34
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/23/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

I grew up playing Firewheel but it's been a good 10 years since I've played there. Especially the old course side. A friend got a coupon so I reviewed the course layout and it brought me back to my younger days. I forgot they redid the Lakes course and made it go across Brand. Great course layout. Course is tough, especially if you are just starting up again like I am. Course condition was pretty good. Fairways were nice and you could stop your ball on the greens with your second shot. Greens were slow for putting but I remember Firewheel always being like that. I can't remember if the old side has bent grass greens or not. I don't know if I would pay $40 to play the Lakes or Old course but I would pay $30. I'll get a golf now rate and definitely go back. One of the better courses I've played in the last few months.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Fair

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course


"Great experience"


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

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/22/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We played post rain and the course drained well, was well manicured and pace of play was fine. The greens were a bit slow and not due to rain. Just hadn't been cut in my opinion. We will be back


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"SLOW PLAY- Ineffective marshal"


u000007250614's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

1 1.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/21/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

They let a 5 some play and we and three other groups caught up with them on hole 8. it was 20 minutes per hole. The 5-some played from the back tees and we're terrible. When we told the marshal he did nothing besides drive off never to be seen again. Clubhouse did nothing either.The two groups in front of us stuck it out but we and a group behind us left after the 10th hole.

Ruined a nice day and wasted our money.


Pace of Play: Poor

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Poor

Value for the Money: Poor


I recommend this course


"Wow!"


u175416674's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/12/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Beautiful course! Except for some left over animal droppings on one tee box, everything was awesome. Only $30 too which was great. Fantastic time!!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Awesome course!"


u685485107's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once every three months

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/07/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Great course! Greens were in great shape and just a beautiful layout! Recommend firewheel to anyone!


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


"Great value"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/06/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Greens and fairways are in great shape!

Great value for the price!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"greens painfully slow"


skeedawg40's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/23/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I like this course a lot but they have got to get the greens rolling with some speed, they are horribly slow. The course otherwise looks great, and appears undamaged form the recent storms.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Great course with too much water"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/21/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Had a very early 7:42 am tee time. The course was in great condition from tee box to greens, with only one small problem. They had watered the course earlier and it was more of less water logged. At first I thought they must have gotten rain overnight, but I asked a marshal and he stated they had watered the course. Seems kind of odd since we had rain in the forecast for that evening. Regardless, the course is really nice, I would just advise playing in the afternoon to let it dry out some.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


"Course in great condition, I will play again!"


LynnFleck's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/15/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather

Reviewed on

I played on 4/15/17 and was very pleasantly surprised at how nice the course was. Friends had raved about the other two Firewheel courses (Bridges and Old Course) so I did not have very high expectations for the Lakes. Everything was in great shape, fairways and tee boxes, putting greens were in great shape. The course is beautiful, lots of water. Overall a very good value for the price. Some challenging holes. I will definitely be back.

The staff was friendly and helpful, carts are in good shape. We saw a lot of walkers as well.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Fair

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


"Amazing!!"


u988089001's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/14/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course was in excellent condition. Greens played true and made for an entertaining day for my group. Course was packed for Good Friday and pace was slow on a few holes but the Marshall did excellent by staying in touch with everyone. The fee was great to top it all off. Keep up the great work!!!


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


"Good day of golf"


insurance1tx's avatar
Age:  65+
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/13/2017
Previously played Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course is in better shape now. It is just difficult to play in 15-20 mph winds. My first time playing with 2 lefties.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course



Terry8918110's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/09/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Challenging course if you are aggressive. Lots of water but it's not overwhelming. Even for high hidicaps. Green are true. Unfortunately I played when the wind was 25 MPhil. Must play it again soon.


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


"Great golf course"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/05/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Some areas need attention,but overall,it's a fantastic golf course.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


"This is a thinking course"


Karensco's avatar
Age:  45-54
Gender:  Female
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 03/26/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We all enjoyed the day at Firewheel, none of us had played the course before and found it challenging. We all agreed that we would play it again


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Extremely Challenging


I recommend this course



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