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4.0
137 Reviews (137)
5 Stars
34
4 Stars
84
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
92.3%
Recommend this course
127 out of 137 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.0
5 Reviews (5)
5 Stars
0
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
2.8
Value
3.2
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
3.6
100.0%
Recommend this course
5 out of 5 reviews
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4.2
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
17
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.2
96.7%
Recommend this course
29 out of 30 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 67
Length 4909 yards
Slope 107
Rating 63.8
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Cardinal Lakes - Sparrow
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 67 4909 yards 63.8 107
Blue (W) 67 4909 yards 68.0 120
White 67 4528 yards 62.1 100
White (W) 67 4528 yards 66.7 118
Red (W) 67 4034 yards 64.1 111
Scorecard for Sparrow
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: 66.5/99 335 155 327 294 313 153 474 335 129 2515 355 156 131 459 387 169 330 264 163 2414 4929
White M: 65.8/94 315 127 304 276 299 114 446 310 106 2297 311 137 113 441 378 153 308 248 142 2231 4528
Red M: 65.1/90 W: 65.3/103 294 108 274 254 252 93 367 290 87 2019 286 113 94 393 359 132 288 216 134 2015 4034
Handicap 3 15 7 13 9 11 1 5 17 6 16 18 4 2 10 8 14 12
Par 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 34 4 3 3 5 4 3 4 4 3 33 67

Course Details

Year Built 0
Golf Season Apr 1 to Nov 1

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Proper golf attire is required at all times NO - jeans, short shorts, sweat pants or cut-offs NO - tank tops, T-shirts, or team jerseys

Reviews

4.0
137 Reviews (137)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 15
Patio Dining 9
Brunch 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 19
Bunkers 18
Undulating Greens 14
This course/club is great for:
Seniors 22
Walkers 21
Beginners 17
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
Worth the Drive 10

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Staff very accomadating

Put on the bigger course as conditions on Sparrow was too wet. Staff made things right. As far as I am concerned they are a first class course.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather

A Soggy And Windy Day

Although the course was playable, it was very wet and carts should not have been allowed to drive on it. It's a longish course and we didn't finish 18 holes. Maybe we should have waited about a week for course conditions to improve.

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

Bad time of yesr

Booked through golf now with cart but because of course conditions had to walk should receive credit for not being able to use cart as I have trouble walking.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented On 04/16/2019

Hi MAJORC1. I am a representative here at Cardinal Lakes Golf Club. I want to sincerely apologize for the recent negative experience you had here at the club. When you have the time would you please reach out to me at info@cardinallakesgolf.com. We strive in ensuring our customers have a memorable and positive experience with us! I look forward to speaking with you and hope we can make your next experience better than the last!

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Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

No power cart

Hot deal indicated cart included. None, only walking cart.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 04/16/2019

Hello doy71. We want to apologize for your recent miscommunication. If you wouldn't mind reaching out to us at info@cardinallakesgolf.com we would like to chance to regain your business for the 2019 season! Look forward to hearing from you! Thanks

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

No carts yet we were sold carts

Your site told us they had carts. Therefore we booked our tee time and showed up as schedule only to find out they don’t have carts available yet. The course told us they have been in contact with GolfNow to correct this but you have failed to do so. We had a member of our group that was unable to play that day because of this mixup. Very disappointed.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented On 04/16/2019

Hi Tyler4. We would like to apologize for your bad experience here at Cardinal Lakes Golf Club. It is reviews such as yours that provide our company the ability to learn from our mistakes in hopes of creating a better customer service experience in the future. We would like to learn more about your experience and make things right with you as our customer! If you wouldn’t mind reaching out to us through our info@cardinallakesgolf.com it would be greatly appreciated! We look forward to speaking with you and moving forward on earning your business back!

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Used cart

Great location and facilities. New experience for us.

End of searon so no score cards available.
Being 1st time no map to show holes and the signs at the tees were only distance no visul as to dog leg, water etc. The Herron is a long crse lots of par 5 and 4 so good practise with th fairway woods.
Would go back again when they have score cards hope they show layout.
Grounds in good condition and a wonderful day playing.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Cardinal Lakes

Good job all around. Staff very friendly. Excellent value for the price.

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

Short but challenging

This is a short course but that doesn't make it easy. The fairways are fairly tight and the hazards are well placed. You could easily leave the driver home and not be at a disadvantage. Accuracy is the name of the game. The greens are the real challenge though. They are sloped and undulating and if you are lucky enough to have a single break it could be measured in feet. The course is well kept and improving due to the work Cardinal is putting in. All in all an interesting course that is playable by any level of golfer.

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

Great layout

Awesome course, especially if still a beginner. Beautifully layed out fairways, greens were nice (a couple holes with geese poop, but what can you do at this time of year). The only issue I found was getting to the course itself. My GPS kept sending me in the residential area in the back of the course. Once found, everything was great!

Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great tune up course

Want some challenge and tune up on your short game....this is the place
Challenge yourself being subpar, if not then don’t consider it too short or easy...it’s not

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

Pleasant longer Executive Course

Good value for the money. Greens are in excellent condition and challenging.

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

Nice Executive Course

Fast undulating greens. Tight fairways. Great deal on GolfNow. Well worth it. Not a pushover and three putts can be easily had! LOL

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

Fast greens and fairways like carpet

I play this course because I can get through a round in 3 hours or so.. but on this day I played behind 4 ladies (members, is what I was told) that refused to let us play through. Despite standing on 2 tee decks for over 5 minutes each.. So I skipped two holes then encountered lawn cutters on 10 of 16 holes. It was a slow go.. Probably my 18th round at this course this year

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played

Golfing with Grandson

Had a great time playing here for the first time since the new ownership. Can’t say it’s changed too much, but the carts for sure are new and in excellent shape. Pace of play was great. We were slow at 3-1/2 hours, but we were basically by ourselves since nobody ever caught up to us. Greens were quick, but they were some damaged. Fairways and traps were in good shape. Couldn’t beat the price either, thanks to GolfNow.

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

Nice Course

The staff at this course are the best, always friendly, never any hassle.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Played the Sparrow course today. Everything on this course was in excellent condition, from the greens to the fairways to the tee boxes. Congratulations to the grounds keepers. Greens are challenging. I love this course layout and will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
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

Great course for every club in the bag.

Course is in great shape and is a delight to play. Shorter course then the Heron course but just as much fun to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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