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4.0
54 Reviews (54)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
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3 Stars
14
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.2
Amenities
3.4
90.8%
Recommend this course
41 out of 54 reviews
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4.0
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.6
Value
3.7
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
3.6
87.5%
Recommend this course
7 out of 8 reviews
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4.1
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.2
StaffFriendliness
3.9
90.9%
Recommend this course
10 out of 11 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Municipal
Par 36
Length 3265 yards
Slope 127
Rating 35.5

Formerly known as Waveland Golf Course.

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Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1932
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Poa/Bent Grass
Architect Edward B. Dearie (1932)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $11
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate Golf Attire

Reviews

4.0
54 Reviews (54)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 7
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 11
Locals 8
Walkers 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 13

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Handicap 5-9
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4.0
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Walked

Can't beat the location

I have played Sydney R. Marowitz dozens of times. Conditions are always fair to good and the staff is always friendly. For a course located right in the city and played as often as this you can't ask for much more. Pace of play can be slow but that is to be expected.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing

Nice lakeside course

Lived here for years but my first time playing this 9-hole gem. Very well managed in terms of getting players out and on pace. Great lakeside fairway views. Very forgiving layout. No need to get your own foursome. Reserve online because the starter told us this the busiest 9-hole in the U.S. 10,000 golfers in August.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/10/2019

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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 Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/10/2019

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/10/2019

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Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

The starter was the worst

We had a 7:24 tee time and he kept telling us how we had to hurry because there was a league taking off right after us. we understood the first time but he kept going. we had to tell him that we got it and said he didn't need to repeat himself so much. and he goes "well thats how things go around here.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course but the fairways are not cut what makes it more difficult

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Slowww

2.5 hours for 9 holes was not what I was expecting on a Tuesday afternoon! Waited for almost every shot. Talked to others that have played there before and it seems to be a consistent thing.
Other notes-course is pretty nice. Definitely some long and challenging holes. The greens are very difficult. Putting will definitely be your downfall on this course!
Right on the lake so you can see it just about every hole. Parking is not free so download the park mobile app or get ready to pay the box.
Overall I’d play again but I’d be expecting 2.5 hours to complete it.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course cancelled on me

So the course ended up cancelling on me less than 24 hours before my tee time.

That being said, I’ve played the course before and like it a lot for a city course.

I would just really like to know why they cancelled on me?

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
Previously Played

Got cancelled

The course sent us a cancellation on Saturday. Didn’t get a response, but I’ve played this course before, so I could leave a bad review. Not sure why it was cancelled by the course, but I’d like this to rectified.

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

Fun downtown course

Course is enjoyable when it isn’t too backed up. It’s not Augusta, but fun course to squeeze in 9 downtown/on the lake.

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

Fine course, unfortunate staff event

The course, the value and location are all great. However, I did not appreciate getting told by 2 staff members (on the same hole) that our group was playing slow -for multiple reasons. 1, I've been playing for 25 years and I know slow play, this was not slow play. 2, the group that was behind us and apparently complained only ever had to wait once, and it was a par 3 (waiting is extremely common). 3, we were told on the 7th hole of 9. That message falls on deaf ears when you wait that long and why did they need 2 staff members to talk to us. I get that they're doing their jobs but we got the message after 1. 4, we had a group of 4 and the group behind us had 3. Do the math, we are going to play slightly slower. Also, they never asked us to play through and apparently resorted directly to complaining. The rest of the day was great

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very slow...

Great day to be out so didn't mind at first, but I got to the 3rd hole and realized it took an hour to play the first two holes. Then there were 4 groups at the 3rd hole (one just finishing; 2 on the tee box when we got to it). I decided to walk off the course when the group behind us caught up to us as well. However, the manager, Ryan took care of the problem for me at the front desk. Ryan also helped me at check-in when the front desk person didn't understand that I had pre-paid for the round on Golf Now (she stated that nothing is ever pre-paid at the course -- which is odd, b/c this was my second time using Golf Now on it). Thank you, Ryan for saving the day/round for me!

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Easy
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