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3.9
94 Reviews (94)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
50
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.7
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.1
89.4%
Recommend this course
85 out of 94 reviews
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4.0
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
3
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0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.9
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
5.0
87.5%
Recommend this course
7 out of 8 reviews
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3.9
10 Reviews (10)
5 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.6
Amenities
4.3
StaffFriendliness
4.8
90.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 10 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6356 yards
Slope 127
Rating 70.4

Portage Country Club is situated along the scenic shores of Swan Lake. Opened in 1930, the golf course has a traditional layout that is both challenging and playable. At 6,356 yards from the back tees, it is shorter than most championship courses you will find today but the layout still has plenty to offer besides length. There is a mix of holes that are wide-open and some that are framed by stands of mature trees. The rolling terrain provides subtle but tricky undulations in the greens and fairways as well as the occasional double-tiered green. One of the most memorable holes for both its level of difficulty and the scenery is the par-4 third. This no. 1 handicap hole plays along the lake and forces you to keep a close eye on the target.

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Course Details

Year Built 1930
Fairways Blue grass
Greens Blue grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Art Johnson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
94 Reviews (94)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
19th Hole Scenic Views 9
Drinks 8
Patio Dining 7
Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 12
Bunkers 9
Water Hazards 8
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 10
Locals 8
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 7
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 10
Convenient to the City 7

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Reviews 9
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Red Cross Golf

I left at least a pint of blood behind. Course is nice. Staff is nice. Price is fair for where it is and what you get. Nice layout. But. You honestly can't play here. I've never seen so many mosquitos. Most uncomfortable round of golf ever. Lake plus marsh = mosquitos. Maybe play in November. Or mid winter.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Portage Country Club

The course is in very good shape with some challenging holes. Par 3 down the hill was fun and overall a great value for the money.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Portage Club

Course is in great shape. Covid protections.This was first time playing in 4 years and we played 9 for my wife's birthday. The food at The Shores was excellent.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great course Great people Great food

I love this course...I been playin here for years and it's never dull. It has a rustic Wisconsin look and feel with some beautiful lakefront views. It's always fun and challenging from the range to the course. Some beautiful long straight fairways some bootlegs and dog legs going left and right. On hole 8, a par 5, yesterday I had gotten a birdie due to the phenomenal drive I had with my 3 wood fading over the trees cutting the bootleg right to the fairway....best drive on that hole yet...following up with my 5i to be 30 yards from the pin. 3rd shot put me in gimme range to close out for a birdie. This course is great for all skill levels from beginner to pro.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Andy's gang

Great time on the 4th of July! Carts ok, but the beverage cart server was amazing.. T'was a hot day, and she quenched our thirst. Thank you for a great Independence day!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Portage CC

Lots of right angles and tight. Greens undulate considerably

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent value for the money

Course could be better. Miss the old hole number 2&3. New layout is not as nice. I play here mostly due to the decent price. Worth the money. If they raise the price, would not pay to play here. Club house has great food and drinks. Nice patio to look over the lake and have a drink.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great value

This course is very well maintained and fun to play!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Bugs

There were a tremendous amount of mosquitos which almost made the course unbearable to play. We had mosquito repellent but didn’t have much impact. We started around 10 AM, I’m sure early morning or evening would be worse. This is a distance and placement course which makes it harder the first time you play.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

They have improved the course significantly since the last time I played. Whole course was in excellent condition.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good value for the price

I always enjoy playing this course. Good value for what I pay. I would like to see them fix the second hole. They say it is 119 yards, if you hit it that far, you are in the lake.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Friendly relaxing course

Staff very helpful to us as first time there. Will go back for sure

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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