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3.4
142 Reviews (142)
5 Stars
20
4 Stars
79
3 Stars
28
2 Stars
10
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.6
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
64.7%
Recommend this course
116 out of 142 reviews
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3.3
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.8
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.7
66.7%
Recommend this course
8 out of 12 reviews
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3.1
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.3
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
47.8%
Recommend this course
11 out of 23 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Private
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6500 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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Lake Forest Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1969
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Accepted
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

3.4
142 Reviews (142)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 14
Bunkers 9
Narrow Fairways 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 15
Seniors 8
Beginners 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 16
Worth the Drive 9

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Improving

Course is improving. Greens recently punched but recovering well. Course improvement is slow but coming along nicely. You get what you pay for and they are priced fairly for what they offer.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fun course.

Fun and shorter course. The greens need a little attention but aren’t terrible.
It’s in good shape and drains well.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
First Time Playing

Friendly Staff

Pro Shop and Restaurant Staff both very nice and helpful. The starter was very knowledgeable and gave me some information about the property. The pin position was #3 and he told me almost everything breaks to the right and he was correct. Had the place to myself basically and only caught a twosome because I was hurrying to avoid the rain. The course is in an older neighborhood with houses lining every hole I believe. I noticed a lot of plexiglass sunrooms! The cart path goes through the neighborhood and on one occasion I would have been flat ran over because cars do not slow down at all . Some of the tee boxes and greens were rough.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
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 Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Will be back!

Definitely on the right track with course conditioning! Great experience!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Greens not in good shape right now

The greens aren’t in great shape, but do show real potential. The grass that is healthy rolls great, there just isn’t much of it, severely degrading scoring.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course needs work!

Calling this a Championship course is a stretch. It may have been in its day, but it is a long way from that today. When you arrive at the street entrance, you have the allusion that it just might be a nice course - but, I think the only grass they water is by the street entrance. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. The smell of pine oh on the course was great on a beautiful day. And, I enjoyed the layout of the course - the course is laid out in a mature neighborhood. I think it has good potential to be a nice course and worthy of play - if they get it in shape. The greens on the course were very poor - in fact, for the most part you could say they weren’t greens at all.

We played under a Golf Now “hot deal” - even at the price we paid, it wasn’t a deal. If you are just visiting the area, I would suggest finding another course to play. If you live in the area - it might be worth checking out if they fix the greens.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

A fairly easy course to play. There is water on only one hole. Almost all fairways are lined with trees and underbrush. The fairways are beautiful but the greens are in poor shape.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

This is a nice course that winds through an interesting neighborhood.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Lake Forest

It had rained the night before so there were a lot of muddy conditions. The greens were really in bad shape. I've never been here before but played other nearby courses and all hd better greens than this course. Seriously, I play more than 30 courses a year and never have seen greens so lacking in grass.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Windy weather
Used cart

Average course

Today the greens were not in good condition. The only issue we have had on this course is players cutting in front of us on the back 9. To play 9 holes easily is to play the first 3 holes, then jump to #13 and play in to the clubhouse. With that type of play, those of us playing 18 have groups jump in. Today we were playing right along, then came to a screeching halt. The course needs to figure out what to do about this, it is very aggravating.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Very disappointed

Fairways very thin of grass. And greens had very little to no grass on them. Should be a beautiful challanging course, but was really dissatisfied

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very poor condition

Have played this course 3-4 times in past year, conditions have gotten worse each time. When dry the fairways aren’t to bad but being in Southwest AL rain is a constant so they need much better drainage. The greens are bad granite we only played six holes but I plugged the green half of those. 3 greens were literally half mud. Staff was friendly but course was unplayable.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

A lot of strategic placement

I like the course layout. Not very much water or sand but the hills can send your ball in the wrong direction if you are not careful with your placement. Greens were really bad but enjoyed the people running it.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Greens dead and muddy

The greens on 4 holes were simply unplayable with dead "grass" and mud. 4 more were in very bad condition and the rest were not good at all. With golf now it was 25 bucks, but if I had paid 51 dollars full price, I would have tried to get my money back.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor

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