Mistwood Golf Course

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4.9
12
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.8
Value
3.9
Layout
5.0
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.6
Amenities
5.0
96.6%
Recommend this course
10 out of 12 reviews
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5.0
2
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
2 out of 2 reviews
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5.0
3
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.7
Value
4.0
Layout
5.0
Pace
4.3
Amenities
5.0
StaffFriendliness
5.0
100.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 3 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Par 72
Length 6727
Slope 132
Rating 72.1
Type Semi-Private
Tee Par Length Rating Slope
championship 72 6727 yards 72.1 132
middle 72 6421 yards 70.8 129
other 72 6103 yards 69.4 124
forward 72 5231 yards 69.3 121
Scorecard for Mistwood Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Tournament M: 74.7/144 388 392 598 425 395 391 238 590 183 3600 344 434 387 369 233 583 362 166 527 3405 7005
Gold M: 73.3/141 388 377 532 425 395 391 193 553 183 3437 336 434 387 369 202 562 362 166 527 3345 6782
Gold/Black M: 72.7/140 365 358 532 425 395 391 182 521 166 3335 336 403 387 369 190 528 362 166 503 3244 6579
Black M: 72.1/138 365 358 514 404 348 373 182 521 166 3231 323 403 368 354 190 528 341 155 503 3165 6396
Black/Blue M: 71.0/135 330 358 514 365 348 373 174 494 158 3114 323 403 335 322 168 528 341 155 485 3060 6174
Blue M: 70.1/133 330 316 497 365 326 355 174 494 158 3015 304 371 335 322 168 504 317 140 485 2946 5961
Red W: 71.5/130 313 294 460 345 310 322 158 454 122 2778 291 330 305 277 133 429 284 115 390 2554 5332
Handicap 7 17 5 3 9 13 15 1 11 18 4 10 6 12 2 14 16 8
Par 4 4 5 4 4 4 3 5 3 36 4 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 7 13 5 3 11 15 9 1 17 12 4 14 8 6 2 16 18 10

Course Details

Year Built 1998
Fairways Bent grass
Greens Bent grass
Golf Season Open: 3/15 Closed: 11/15
Architect Ray Hearn

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

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4.9
12

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Worth the Treat

First time to play here since renovations. I was impressed. Every hole has been an improvement. I like that for the most part you can play the course visually without a roadmap. GPS in carts was helpful for yardages. They rolled the greens before play and we were in one of the earliest groups, yet surfaces were a little rough around the first few holes. 4:10 pace.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Golf Advisor
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

An all-around great experience

Simply put, Mistwood Golf Club is a five-star experience. I say this because they get everything right here, and that starts with the owner, who made every effort a few years ago to build the best, and that includes customer service. Starting with the golf course, Ray Hearn came back in to renovate it. Mistwood has a new clubhouse, a new golf shop, new banquet facilities, a state-of-the-art performance center (with dining) that might the best in the area and McWethy's Pub (named after owner Jim McWethy) that serves great food, cocktails and draft beer in a Scottish setting overlooking the terrific par-5 third. And back tp the golf course: It's playable, challenging and beautiful. And the holes are memorable.

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

Best facilities around

The experience starts when you walk up. You cannot see much of the course as much of the view of the course is blocked by the club house. Walking through the narrow passage from the parking lot to the practice area makes for a grand entrance. Amazing performance center with perfectly manicured grass all around. Within the performance center is a great bar which is next to the driving range. Great links style golf course with lots of water, fescue and deep sod bunkers. The round isn't cheap ($105 w a cart on the weekend) and during prime playing time rounds can be long 4.5 - 5 hours as people take in the scenery and also look for a lot of balls.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Top 5 public in Chicagoland

I've played Mistwood well over 25 times and every year the place just gets better. From the bag drop to the 19th hole, everything at Mistwood is just amazing. New clubhouse is stunning, pro shop is great, practice facility is ranked in the top 50, that's a great accomplishment. The course is always in pristine, I mean pristine conditions. Greens are like glass but they hold approach shots with no problem. Lots of blind shots but once you play it 2-3 times you'll be fine. I still wonder why Mistwood gets snubbed on websites such as golf digest etc. Easily in the top 5 public courses in Chicagoland. They increased their fees in 2016 but they normally are busy throughout the golf year. Mistwood well done, very well done!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
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
5.0
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Beautiful course...great layout. Course conditions were superb.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Probably best course in Illinois

I absolutely love this track! this course is spectacular. Greens are glass which I love! Challenging back 9. They maintain this course so well. Its even hard to find a grass blade out of place. I literally drive by this course just to see a glimpse of the beautiful layout! ugh cant say enough. Wish the people at the course knew how much I spread the word about this gem! Thankyou Mistwood for never letting up on quality golf!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 05/16/2016

Thank you for the wonderful review! We do appreciate your patronage and "spreading the word".

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Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 1000 Contributor
First Time Playing
Poor weather
Used cart

Maybe Best in Chicagoland

I really, really liked this course. It has a lot to offer. I found it very challenging with never having played it before and no one in my group having played it either. Course was in great shape and took a lot of water just before our tee time. Greens were just short of lighting fast but held really well, I'm glad it rained. Really fun track. Demands your attention off the tees and then you can attack if you know the greens and pin placements. Definitely worth the drive from the city, even worth the price and I'm cheap.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Over valued

First let me say the staff is very professional and tee to green this course is great. However the greens were terrible. They did have a great speed but where possible the bumbiest greens I've played I multiple years and had more ball marks than I've ever seen even at a cheap muny. At the price point they are at I would rather play one of the other comps. Or even one at almost half the price. Also I didn't see any significant change in the course to justify a 20 to 30 dollar price jump. Also the course plays much shorter than the yardage. Save your money play a different course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Want a Near PGA Experience?

This course is probably the most well thought out layout (from each tee box) I've played in the Chicago area. If you choose the correct tee box for your length off the tee you'll find traps, mounds, fescue, water and doglegs at just the correct distances to force you to use every club in your bag and to think about what club to hit off the tee and what type of shape you want to hit (if you're able). When you succeed with the correct choice off the tee and find yourself in the fairway you'll be rewarded with a great look at birdie with a variance of your short or mid-irons. You'll also have an opportunity to drive a green or two on a par 4 (like they do on TV) and may also have chance at putting for an eagle on a shorter par 5. How much fun is THAT? The greens are not overly undulating. However they are subtly sloped so you need to take a good look at the entire slope of the area around each green so you're not fooled by what looks level but really isn't. That being said, the only complaint I have is the shocking amount of pockmarks on these greens. Somebody needs to get on the players here to fix your ball marks. Or get some help for the greenskeeper to keep up with the damage being done to these beautiful greens. The carts here have a great GPS system so you won't have any blind shots or surprises in distance to obstacles or hazards. The practice facility is 5 Star quality but the main clubhouse is still being built. It looks like it's going to be one beautiful clubhouse too.

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Used cart

First Time Player

PROS-Great practice facility, great staff, great condition, tournament speed greens. CONS- Too many blind shots, you need course knowledge to be succesful. Even in the fairway I always had the ball above, below, uphill or downhill lies. PRICE-I traveled from Lisle so I have played many courses in dupage county more enjoyable for a better rate. I would give it another chance.

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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