Bristol Oaks Golf Club and Banquet Center

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4.2
102
5 Stars
31
4 Stars
45
3 Stars
16
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
5
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
95.8%
Recommend this course
86 out of 102 reviews
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Average Rating
4.0
1
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
5.0
Value
5.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
1 out of 1 reviews
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4.4
18
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
18 out of 18 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6431 yards
Slope 124
Rating 70.4
Bristol Oaks Golf Club and Banquet Center is situated just 30 minute from the suburbs of both Milwaukee and Chicago. It is popular among locals for being one of the area's best values. Despite its convenient location, the course feels tranquilly secluded thanks to the miles of picturesque countryside surrounding it. Mature trees dot the rolling landscape, coming into play along the fairways and framing most of the holes. Water hazards come into play on four holes. Strategically placed bunkers are also lurking near most of the greens. The golf course is challenging but offers a playability that makes it appealing to a range of skill levels. Four diverse sets of tees make it even more approachable. There is also a lighted grass driving range and expansive chipping and putting areas available at Bristol Oaks Golf Club and Banquet Center.
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 72 6431 yards 70.4 124
White 72 6102 yards 68.9 121
Gold 72 5836 yards 67.7 118
Red 70 5126 yards 68.8 117
Scorecard for Bristol Oaks Country Club
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: 70.4/124 419 305 496 188 409 166 546 382 414 3325 296 514 350 180 330 159 375 395 507 3106 6431
White M: 68.9/121 407 289 480 169 399 152 495 364 396 3151 283 477 336 165 323 151 365 375 482 2957 6108
Gold M: 67.7/118 W: 72.8/126 394 289 463 150 388 138 459 342 382 3005 283 444 322 150 315 133 356 365 463 2831 5836
Red W: 68.8/117 381 276 387 139 294 124 353 283 333 2570 272 386 292 137 296 121 336 351 365 2556 5126
Handicap 8 14 4 16 10 18 2 12 6 13 3 7 15 11 17 5 9 1
Par 4 4 5 3 4 3 5 4 4 36 4 5 4 3 4 3 4 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 6 14 8 16 12 18 2 10 4 13 3 7 15 11 17 5 9 1

Course Details

Year Built 1964
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Larry Packard (1964)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes - lighted
Bunker 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 Shirts with collars required. No tank tops.

Reviews

4.2
102

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 10
Dinner 8
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 16
Water Hazards 12
Thick Rough 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 15
Seniors 12
Walkers 12
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 10
Convenient to the City 9
Worth the Drive 8

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Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Beautiful Course....other areas need improvement.

Let's start with the good. Course was beautiful and well kept. The driving range was in great shape. The carts dont have sand bottles to repair your divots. That was odd to me but no big deal. They did have port-o-johns every few holes throughout the course. Staff were very friendly. I think management really needs to fix the smell issue inside the clubhouse. It smelled like really bad mildew inside. I ate a brat that day 30 minutes before the tee off and by hole 2 I was looking for the port-o-john. Stomach was cramping horribly bad from the sausage.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

3 stars

Bristol Oaks is a great course for less-talented players. We were also allowed to start on the back9 so we would not have to wait for a league where the players showed up a little early due to pending bad weather.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great layout, constantly improving, becoming must play

Bristol Oaks is fast becoming a must play course in SE Wisconsin. The conditions continue to get better, the layout is fantastic, with a great mix of holes. This year the course went back to its 1964 layout, so now the 18th hole is the 2nd hole from previous years, which is a fantastic dogleg right par 5. There is just enough water and sand to make it a great challenge, but a lot of the difficulty comes in the greens, they can be very tough if you miss them. The practice range is fantastic, with ample space, and the food is amazing. Highly recommend.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
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
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Most local course where soaked form the last rain but Bristol Oaks drains well no standing water at all.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Problem with the tee time

We booked our round for 154pm and were told by the ranger with 5 holes to go that we would have to ceded our spot for a shotgun start. They should not have allowed us to book the round if it would not be completed.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Will Play It Again

Was in the vicinity to pick up a camera and booked a round at Bristol Oaks. Course is a little difficult to find the first time, but is worth the effort. Rain had covered the area the previous two days and course was quite soft, but greens were moderate to fast. Not a lot of water in play, but plenty of bunkers to protect the greens. Will play there again when I'm in the area. Good value and course is in superior condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great family oriented course..Nice place in the country

I played with my beginner golfer daughters and wife so the slow pace didn't bother us. It would have if I played with guy friends. Nice cart beverage service, halfway house and friendly club house. Nice bar but we couldn't stay. Okay practice tee. Nicely located short women's tees was a huge plus for us. The trees, rolling hills, and non home lined course was beautiful.

Great value hot deal but regular rate is a great value also.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
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
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather

had fun but was wet rained overnight no carts

Had to walk no cart paths here but it was ok good work out. A few hills but no big deal. A nice course will go back some time when it is better dry day. I had played it in the past but realized it when I started playing. It has some very nice holes and good to play.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Fun Round at Bristol Oaks

The round was fun; The course layout has been slightly changed for the better.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Excellent

The course was in much better shape than I remember it over the last several years. Changing the course layout makes sense. It was very enjoyable, the weather was perfect and the foursome was great.

No food was available but it is still early in the year.

Plan on playing it again next week.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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