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3.0
201 Reviews (201)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
44
3 Stars
64
2 Stars
47
1 Stars
31
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.6
Layout
3.2
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.0
59.8%
Recommend this course
115 out of 201 reviews
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2.5
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
9
Conditions
2.3
Value
2.6
Layout
2.9
Pace
3.4
Amenities
2.4
StaffFriendliness
3.5
37.5%
Recommend this course
9 out of 24 reviews
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2.9
36 Reviews (36)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
9
Conditions
2.6
Value
3.2
Layout
3.2
Pace
3.5
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
3.8
52.8%
Recommend this course
19 out of 36 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6283 yards
Slope 116
Rating 70.1
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Fresh Meadow Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1925
Fairways Bluegrass/Ryegrass
Greens Bent/Poa
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Reviews

3.0
201 Reviews (201)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 11
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 9
Thick Rough 9
Undulating Greens 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Beginners 16
Seniors 7
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 22
Convenient to the City 17

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First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
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Skill Intermediate
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1.0
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Would not recommend

2nd time playing this course. First time was the first Saturday you could play golf because of Covid 19. When we played the first time,, I was so happy to be outside and therefore wasn’t as critical of the course condition.

Staff is friendly, Course has an average layout and Round takes 4 - 4 1/2 hours on the weekends. Played during Phase 2 and 3 of Covid 19, so really can’t comment either way on off course amenities. Roof of club house looks in disrepair which may explain the reason for the condition of the course. Round of 18 cost is $45.00 walking.

My biggest issue. with the course is the course condition. Grass in the fairway was cut high and Fairways cut grass was narrow. Fairway grass was so high that I had a hard time finding my ball a few times when it was in the fairway. Given the length of the rough and all of the clumps of grass, you usually spent an excessive amount of time looking for your ball or simply could not find your ball no matter how long you looked.

I am a solid bogey golfer and would not recommend this course unless you are a low handicap golfer or a golfer who rarely hits the ball off the fairway.. With many courses in the area at or below this price point, I will not be coming back.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

My Go-To Course

This course is definitely one of my favorites around! The manager Dan has been exceptional for the past few years. Last year Dan gave me a 4 person complimentary round of golf on my birthday because the course was way too busy that particular day in the summer (plus I showed up late to my tee time). The course is also pretty difficult so it’s a must to come hit here.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 12
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
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First Time Playing

Crowded

I doubt this place even had scheduled tee times. There was a line of four groups to tee off. Had to wait 10-15 minutes for each hole group in front of me had people they were waiting on and so on. It was a mess spent over 5 hours and was only through 13 holes. Last time I go here.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
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Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
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Skip it

Do not bother playing here unless you like a hay field. Had always had a poor reputation but now its out of hand. Literally haystacks in the fairway. Abandoned the round after 9 holes.
Surly staff, at a unkempt track, with a price point thats uncompetitive make this place a no go. Go anywhere else. Chicago City Courses are better in every aspect.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
Walked

Embarassing

First off, anyone from the area knows this is a hack course and you're probably going to have a 5 hour+ round unless you're going early. The course is in embarassing shape, rough so high all balls are lost. Walking 18 on this course feels like a 20 mile ruck march in the jungle. Sand traps without sand. I even found dozens of dead fish on one of the fairways from flooding the week before. The clubhouse is a joke, has a huge tarp over the roof on the backside and looks condemned! I appreciate being able to get out super early, but this is merely an on course practice session, not real golf.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

OMG Pace of Play

Illinois is under restrictions - twosomes walking, tee times 15 minutes apart. The group ahead of us took 50 minutes to play the first two holes. Are you serious? They let us play through on 7, but with 15 minute gaps we shouldn't be close to them. We played 7, 8, 9 in good time, and finished the front in 2:00 which was pretty goodconsidering the first two holes took almost an hour. We proceeded to 10 and then played quickly. Then, we hit another hole. The group ahead was slow, but the group ahead of them barely had a pulse. We waited ten minutes on every tee. The time for the back was 2:40. PLAYING IN TWOSOMES!!!!!! 4:40 in TWOSOMES.

Now, part of the problem was that the rough was 6-8". Any ball in the rough was lost. I saw the group ahead buying Noodles before their round - I found most of them.You don't have PGA players on your course. Cut the rough!!!!

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Awful

I have played this course alot over the years. never again. Course was in absolutely awful shape, a true cow pasture.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Fresh Meadows

The course is mostly unattended. The fairways were poorly cut and the it appears that there no one attempting to improve the conditions. A lot like playing in field.. Very disappointing especially when they had nearly 2 months to get ready

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
1.0
Verified Purchaser

May 17,2020 two T times and both were rained out because of horrific rain storms. Flagg Creek GC phones were not working because of the storm. when I called Golf now the lady said she could not get a hold of Flagg because phone not working but will call me when she finally got through. Never heard a word from her. Since then using golf now worked fine but Im still out this money. Credit or something. Please help.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Suboptimal

Bring your own lawn mower. The fairways are like a regular cut of rough. The rough is like hitting out of a corn field.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 12
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Goat Track

Course is in rough shape. Not a good sign when yoU ppull into the parking lot and there is a tattered American flag hanging from the pole. The club house is in need of repair as tarps were on the roof. Bunkers are thin and lots of rocks. Tee boxes were already chewed up - either no maintenance for last season or no work this spring. Looks they just mow the grass and call it a golf course. Not a bad layout but needs a lot of attention before I would return.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent course when you pay 20 dollars not worth more.

Played today. Obviously course has just opened so the course was in good shape. My only issue with fresh meadows is the drainage. I have played here for years and even days after it rains there's standing water. Especially the lake that forms on 10. That really needs to be addressed. But other wise good course. As it's my local course I'll play again. Just please address the drainage issues.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Budget Course

You definitely get what you paid for at this course. The course layout is not great with most of the holes "on top of each other". The greens are poorly maintained. It was early season round - so, I assume the condition should improve in the summer.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
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