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4.0
128 Reviews (128)
5 Stars
56
4 Stars
49
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.6
84.3%
Recommend this course
116 out of 128 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.6
5 Reviews (5)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
5.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
5 out of 5 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
4.2
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
4
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.6
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.8
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6680 yards
Slope 129
Rating 72.0
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Lockhaven Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1956
Fairways Bermuda Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Robert B. Harris

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Available Activities

Swimming, Billiards

Reviews

4.0
128 Reviews (128)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 9
Water Hazards 9
Elevation Changes 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 8
Advanced Golfers 6
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 9

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Good playing course.

Only complaint is golfers not fixing landing marks on greens.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Worth the trip

Lockhaven was a great course. People were friendly and the pace of play was excellent.

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

lockhaven enjoyment

just love this place...greens were gr8.....staff friendly .....fine cigars at reasonable $ ......fairways cut....just had a blast....variety of elevation excellent.....

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice

Fun and challenging course. I definitely would pay to play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Not so hot a deal.

Round for 2 was puchased on golfnow as a hot deal. Due to flooding hole 1 was virtual. Hole 2 was modified tee box par 3. Green were fast and decently maintained. FairwAys were wide with lots of terrain changes, water and sand minimal. Cart paths were stop and go almost non existent. Lots of clumpy grass in fairways due to rains lots of standing water course took 6 hours to play was not impressed overall

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 44
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Quick 9 on IL Visit

We went to Alton from STL to ride bikes on the river trail & play golf. Hadn't played Lockhaven since it had reopened so was interested to see it again. Unfortunately, the recent floods have damaged part of #1 fairway & its green & #2 tee boxes. Other than that the course us in great shape. Great layout winding thru the hills & woods with sand, water & other hazards. The Bermuda is coming in good in the fairways & the greens were in very good condition. We only played 9 (the "pro" let us play #10 since #1 was a temp par 3). Really enjoyed it & will return.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a year
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Horrible Greens

Sunday morning tee time at 8:10am and NONE of the greens were cut....maybe had not been done in a few days. Dew everywhere...impossible to putt. On top of that the greens were full of weeds; chickweed, crabgrass, etc. I predict this place won't be open within a year.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great design, slow greens

I enjoyed this course because it was well designed with a solid degree of difficulty. However, I felt the greens could be better cared for. All and all me and my son had a great time. The staff was friendly and helpful.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lockhaven

Great course tucked back off highway 100 in Godfrey IL. Course layout is great. Conditions were ok with most tee boxes in good shape, some not very good. Large greens that were very slow but in pretty good shape. Fairways are zoysia but not defined versus the rough. Fairways are cut a little longer which I liked because the ball really sits up. The course compares to the feel of Norwood Hills, Normandie, and Glen Echo. Although it is pretty far from University City, I’ll play it again. Great course for the price. The white tees are only 5800 yards while the blue tees are 6400 yards. So a little short from the whites but a little long from the blues for a guy that usually plays about 600 yards.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 10
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Will play again. Course mgmt is working to bringing it back up from recent ownership change.

Great layout. Challenging enough for mid to low handicappers. Do NOT trust GolfNow's 'Mapit' link in the confirmation email!! It mapped to a place miles away!!!

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

Great Layout

Great layout. Greens were in excellent shape, good speed not too firm. Some of the tee boxes were a little bare, fairways were great, rough was very challenging. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Will play again, well worth the drive from south of St. Louis to play it.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

On Par

This course is fine for the money. Cool layout, but has some rough patches. Tee boxes definitely need work. The fairways were fine. Greens had some dings but rolled true.

Good value for the price I paid on golfnow

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Huge Potential. Poorly managed.

This course has huge potential! This facility could be top notch. It has a great layout. The greens were in good shape. The fairways and rough needed cut. Some of the tee boxes were below average. My only complaint was related to my tee time with GolfNow. I booked through GolfNow and was told that the price that I reserved for was incorrect so he charged me $10 more. When I questioned him on it, he said that GolfNow keeps putting the wrong rate. I felt that the course should have honored the rate that I reserved; however, he did not try to make it right. Warning: if you book with GolfNow, be prepared to pay more at the course! In my opinion, it was handled very unprofessionally. I wouldn’t play here again.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Getting Better & Better

I can't say enough good things about the new ownership & management. Their dedication to the course is evident every time we play because we see / experience something new or improved. The course is a really fun and challenging layout that will demand you use every club in the bag. If you haven't played here yet, make your reservation today. I guarantee it's not as far away as you think and I also guarantee you'll add it to your rotation.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Challenging Course

When i played course was in great shape. Only had one hole that the faraway was taped off but we had a lot of rain the week before. This is a old course so the trees are mature and the ruff was a little high The fairways where in great shape. They don't cut short so your ball sits up nicely Tee boxes where in good shape don't need a hammer to get the tee in. The bunkers were not great but it did rain a lot the week before. The greens where excellent. They have slope to them so if you are above the hole it is hard to stop but ball rolled true all 18 holes not one bunny hop If you want a challenge play from the blues. Staff is always friendly

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 16
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Lockhaven Golf Course

We had an excellent time. Course was in excellent condition. It was hot outside in the 90's but did not deter us at all.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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