A fall day view of a hole at Butler's Golf Course.
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4.0
189 Reviews (189)
5 Stars
63
4 Stars
80
3 Stars
24
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
10
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.2
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.9
88.6%
Recommend this course
160 out of 189 reviews
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4.2
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.3
92.3%
Recommend this course
12 out of 13 reviews
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4.1
40 Reviews (40)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.6
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
90.0%
Recommend this course
36 out of 40 reviews
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Holes 18
Type Public/Resort
Par 72
Length 6689 yards
Slope 130
Rating 71.3
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Butler's Lakeside Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1963
Golf Season Year round
Architect John W. Butler Ed Ault (1963)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes
Practice Hole Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Lodging

Lodging Available

Reviews

4.0
189 Reviews (189)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 13
Brunch 8
Family Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 20
Elevation Changes 17
Water Hazards 14
This course/club is great for:
Locals 14
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 13
Advanced Golfers 11
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 17
Worth the Drive 15

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Average

The staff members are very nice. However the cart paths for the most part are absolutely destroyed. The course itself has a decent layout but the greens are not consistent throughout 18 holes. Some are fast some are slow. For the money it's not a bad course but I'd much rather keep driving past Elizabeth and head to Cedarbrook

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Perfect Day of Golf

The tee times were spaced every 15 min. We didn’t wait on any hole. We played in 3 hours. The course and greens were in excellent shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 35
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

A tough walk

If you aren’t in shape, this course is a tough walk. It’s a nice layout, but hilly, with particularly tough climbs on the back nine. The corse is in fine condition despite the rain the last few weeks. The greens are a tad slow.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Freedom

The course was managed so professionally with all the awareness of the virus paranoia was relieved in all aspects of my experience today. Thanks staff your the best!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent course

A challenging beautiful course. I got to use every club in my bag. Great scenery also!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 28
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good layout, well maintained.

The staff was outstanding and the course was in surprisingly great shape for the time of year.

Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
1.0
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

A Pittsburgh golf treasure

Well run 36 hole complex. Two good tracks.
Good conditioning. Interesting layouts.
Very enjoyable.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

People at Butler's r as good as they come. Always enjoy playing there

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

Fall golf at Butlers golf course

The Lakeside course was in good shape. The tee boxes were not torn up like they were during the summer months.

The greens were running slow because of early frost. But that is to be expected. I don’t expect the course to tear up the greens to try and cut them.

Overall the course played well.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
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 Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Butlers in great shape

Perfect fall conditions.
No leaves, nice greens.
And the staff is great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course and work crew always fantastic. Wished I lived closer

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Return to a "New" course

Back in the late '70's and through the "80's Butler's Golf Course, in Elizabeth, PA. was a favorite of mine and my golfing buddies.Back then there was the 18 hole course, and the 9 hole course, and we always played the 18 hole course. It was, and still is (I'm told) very challenging, with the finishing 3 hole among the toughest stretch anywhere in PA. I'd heard years later that another 9 holes was added, and thus the original 18 was called the
"Woodside" and the 18 consisting of the old 9 and the new 9 being called the "Lakeside". Today I played the Lakeside course (my first trip to Butler's since the late '80's). First note; the staff was very friendly, and I was sent out with a twosome immediately. I appreciated the front 9 layout, but it was also obvious that it was a bit tired - it will need some TLC to equal the freshness of the back 9. And what a surprising revelation that back 9 was. It was an exciting trail of golf, utilizing Western PA.'s hilly terrain to maximum challenge. It was a real treat, and I dare to say that the last 3 holes here are the equal, in challenge, as the last 3 on the Woodside. I will definitely go back. They do need to enforce some kind of pace-of-play requirements, and the players need to start repairing ball marks - no exaggeration, I fixed between 5-7 ball marks on EVERY green. Still, I had an experience that will bring me back.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
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