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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6703 yards
Slope 124
Rating 71.7
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6703 yards 71.7 124
White 72 6272 yards 69.8 121
Red (W) 72 5450 yards 70.8 121
Scorecard for Johnson Park Golf Course
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 71.7/124 602 374 139 292 400 202 383 512 439 3343 536 185 474 202 409 355 602 404 193 3360 6703
White M: 69.8/121 587 360 125 288 387 178 362 464 427 3178 502 175 461 183 336 302 578 380 177 3094 6272
Gold W: 70.8/120 477 322 111 272 301 159 352 421 308 2723 401 165 404 112 325 287 508 360 165 2727 5450
Handicap 1 11 17 13 5 15 9 7 3 4 18 6 12 8 14 2 10 16
Par 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 4 36 5 3 5 3 4 4 5 4 3 36 72
Handicap (W) 1 11 17 13 7 15 9 3 5 4 16 6 18 10 12 2 8 14

Course Details

Year Built 1931
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Bob Lohmann

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
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
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire required.

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4.7
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Johnson Park

Played this course a lot as a kid. This was my first time back in twenty plus years and it was as nice as I had remembered it ! The conditions are country club quality! Solid track highly recommend

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

First time playing after the renovations

Last year (2013) this course underwent renovations to a few fairways and greens on the front nine. This was my first time on the course since the new improved areas were open. I had been a bit concerned because (during renovations) it looked as if the changes were going to make a couple holes on the course much more challenging. Fortunately, I did not find that to be the case -- the course seemed to play pretty much as before. Everything seemed in very good condition (rain/cold/wind most of June probably kept traffic down, and allowed grass to be lush). Greens all seemed quite fast, which took my partner and me a little bit to adjust to.

With occasional exceptions, the course is fairly forgiving of errant shots -- there are relatively few places with long rough, and no significant water hazards on the front nine. The back nine starts you off along the Root River, and you shoot across it on #11 and #18 (both par 3), but with the river very near the tee, it only comes into play for muffed tee shots. The course has nice variety, with a few elevated tees, a few significant uphill or downslope shots to the green, a couple good dogleg fairways . . . all in all, a great use of terrain.

Tips:
#2: Quarried rock lines a streambank behind the green; If you overshoot, your ball will funnel into it or careen off into the creek.
#4: A (new) drain lies dead-center of the fairway, hidden from view from the tees! Long-hitters should end past it, but mid-range hits may find it.
#5: A great uphill blind shot from the tee to a slight dogleg left is a bit intimidating to the novice/duffer.
#10: From the long tee, you have a super elevated shot down to the fairway, with woods encroaching from the left and the river coming into play along the right of the fairway. (Fortunately the gold and red tees drop you down to a much more straightforward tee/shot.)
#13: Consistently my bugaboo; a par 3, uphill, with green pitched toward the tee. Shots long of the pin will have you hard-pressed to keep balls missing the cup from rolling off the front of the green.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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