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4.4
Value
4.8
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.2
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 5979 yards
Slope 119
Rating 67.8

Petrifying Springs is the flagship Kenosha County Parks. It is the oldest and largest park in the system, enjoying a stunning landscape of deciduous trees and rolling green hills. The 18-hole golf course was opened in 1936. Enclosed by abundant trees, the course is scenic to say the least. The peacefully secluded atmosphere provides an ideal round of golf. The layout boasts a "sporty" design that is challenging but playable. The fairways are lined with trees and strategically placed bunkers frame the well manicured greens. There is the occasional water hazard one a few holes but water does not pose a major threat. Petrifying Springs is not the most formidable test, but it is great for a casual round with a spectacular setting. The golf course is also one of the area's better values.

Course Details

Year Built 1936
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Joseph A. Roseman (1936) Bob Lohmann

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Golf wear including appropriate shirts and nice slacks or shorts are required.

Reviews

4.4
83 Reviews (83)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 10
Patio Dining 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 10
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 12
Seniors 10
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 11
Worth the Drive 8

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Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
Chicago Milwaukee Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

County Gem

Wow what a great experience I had playing Petrifying Springs. This is a great local course you must play if your a local. The conditions were great, better than most county course, and the pace of play was excellent. Front nine is some what open but requires you to be in the fairway. Back nine is a little more in the woods especially holes 15 and 16 which are just beautiful holes framed out perfectly tucked in the woods. Definitely a place you want to visit and play. Great work Kenosha County.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Classic course design

Terrific golden age design with wonderfully complex greens and strategic play options from the tees. Condition in early spring was A+. Will return as soon as possible.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 04/30/2019

Thank you for the wonderful review! We're glad you enjoyed the greens. We look forward to your round with us!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Illinois Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Hot and Swampy Columbus Day

I play Pets every Columbus day. A wonderful old school track. Read my review from last year. Nets to warm up small practice area and a really cool old school clubhouse with grill. Go to wisconsingolf.com for deals. $35 w/cart including a Spotted Cow draft and brat? Can't go wrong here. With all the rain course was really wet (cart path only) but was in tremendous shape....best I've seen in several years. They had not aerated yet and the greens were rolling decently. I'd call and check to make sure they haven't aerated and if they have wait till next year. A very pretty fun routing. Play it!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Response from on 10/12/2018:
Hello, Thank you for leaving us a 4-star rating. We're happy to have met your overall expectations in staff friendliness and value for the money. Book your next round with us soon.
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hot

It was very hot about 91 but course had plenty of water jugs on the course along with drink carts. Excellent course and we had a great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Response from on 08/08/2018:
Hello, We are happy to hear that you had a great time here at Petrifying Springs Golf Course. Thank you for your business and book your next tee time with us soon.
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Perfect weather
Used cart

The course is in excellent condition it must be I shot 68.

Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Response from on 08/08/2018:
Hello, Thank you for leaving Petrifying Springs Golf Course a 5-star rating. We're glad you enjoyed the course conditions. Remember to book your next tee time with us soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice,layout in very good condition.
Recommended to all. We play 2-3 times a year, always enjoy our round.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from on 08/08/2018:
Hello, Thank you for leaving us a 4-star rating. We're glad to have met your overall expectations in staff friendliness and the course layout. Remember to book your next tee time with us soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Tee time blues

Only negative is time times to close felt rushed at times and felt like was rushing group in front golf is a great relaxing getaway for most so feeling pressured to hurry is not good. I have folded here many times. Would like to see improvement on it. Overall great experience love the course staff is great! Course is great very well kept!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Response from on 08/08/2018:
Hello, Thank you for providing your feedback. We would like to apologize for making you feel rushed. Thank you for your business and book your next round with us soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pet Springs didn’t disappoint

This is the second time I played this course. It is well maintained, have a decent club house, newer carts and is very picturesque, especially on the back nine. The course is a park district course and is very well maintained. Fairways were very nice as well as most of the greens. A few very minor rough spots on the greens but nothing to prevent play.

The course is relatively short overall but the condition of it was great. It’s a very pleasing course to admire, mature and challenging at times. Wonderful accent to Pet Springs Park, very good value for the greens fee. I will play here again and again. The town of Kenosha has done a nice job with this little gem.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Response from on 07/30/2018:
Hi John, Thank you for leaving us a 4-star rating. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your time here. We look forward to seeing you again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from on 08/01/2018:
Hi Mary, Thank you for leaving us a 5-star rating and review. Book your next tee time with us soon.
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Response from on 07/23/2018:
Hello, Thank you for leaving Petrifying Springs Golf Course a 4-star rating. We are glad to have met your overall expectations for staff friendliness and value for the money. Book your next round with us soon!
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Response from on 07/20/2018:
Hi Cheryl, Thank you for leaving us a 5-star rating. We're glad to have met your overall expectations in staff friendliness, course layout, course conditions, and value for the money. Book your next round with us soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course

First time played. Course was in very good condition. Fairways and greens were in good shape. Not too difficult but very Enjoyable play!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Response from on 07/20/2018:
Hello, Thank you for leaving Petrifying Springs Golf Course a 4-star rating and review. Book your next round with us soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

The conditions of the course was great. Beautiful views on each hole. Great challenge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

challenging

Loved the challenge. Great course and was very fair. Greens have elevation to them which added to the challenge.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Response from on 07/20/2018:
Hello, We applaud you for taking on a challenge. Thank you for leaving us a 5-star rating. Book your next round with Petrifying Springs in the near future.
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best golf course around

Without a doubt the best course around and well kept, always trying to improve.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Response from on 06/20/2018:
Hi, Thank you for leaving us a 5-star rating and review. Book your next round with Petrifying Springs Golf Course again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Breeze

Another comfortable breezy day at Pet’s before summer temps show up. Fairways in very good condition and greens in very good condition. As always, do not get above the hole on 9 or 18.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from on 06/11/2018:
Hello, Thank you for leaving Petrifying Springs Golf Course a 4-star rating. It sounds like you had an amazing day out on our course. Thank you for your business and book your next round with us soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful course

Great course, friendly staff! Always a great time.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from on 06/11/2018:
Hello, Thank you for your kind words and feedback. We are happy to hear that you had a great time on our golf course. Thank you for your business and book your next round with us soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Nice course, pretty setting.

Good course to test your skills even though it's short. Some easy holes to make up shots and some to challenge you. Greens are nice. Course is a good value for what you get.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from on 06/11/2018:
Hello, Thank you for your kind words and feedback. We glad to hear that you enjoyed our course conditions. Thank you for your business and remember to book your next round with us soon.
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Short but good lay out

Other than the distance being only 5900 yards was a nice course. Playing without course knowledge was tough...not knowing water and some hole positions, but was a quality course. Next time I am back in Kenosha I will visit again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from on 05/30/2018:
Hello, Thank you for leaving Petrifying Springs Golf Course a 5-star rating. We would like to apologize for the confusion regarding the course layout. We are happy to have met your overall expectations in staff friendliness. Thank you for your business and we hope to see you soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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