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4.2
283 Reviews (283)
5 Stars
96
4 Stars
134
3 Stars
33
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
8
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.0
88.6%
Recommend this course
241 out of 283 reviews
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4.0
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
3.8
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.2
84.6%
Recommend this course
22 out of 26 reviews
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4.1
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.3
89.7%
Recommend this course
35 out of 39 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6447 yards
Slope 139
Rating 71.7
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The Arboretum Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1990
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect Dick Nugent (1990)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $20
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks, Restaurant, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.2
283 Reviews (283)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Patio Dining 8
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 37
Bunkers 24
Forced Carries 17
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 23
Locals 19
Walkers 6
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 33
Worth the Drive 14

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Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
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2.0
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Previously Played

What happened to this place?

5 hour round. Grass is dead in many places. Naturally course runs to the water on most holes and no rough means ball just rolls and rolls right into the water. Greens are slower than normal. This used to be an amazing and beautiful place.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/03/2020

Hi oktypo. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Arboretum Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
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Commented on 07/31/2020

Hello, toastieb. Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

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Reviews 8
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Lost potential

There is nothing special about this place. What initially appears to have nice presentation levels off to nothing more than mediocrity. The course was green as fairways were reasonably well kept, however the rough was generally too rough. This is not a course that would ever host a US Open, so why would you subject your customers to ultra thick and long grass in the rough? Also, there are far too many rocks in the bunkers. All that does is damage clubs and create a dangerous situation by introducing additional projectiles. As for the putting surface, they were mostly kept up but I cannot understand why there was no first cut around them. The line of demarcation was far too severe. You were either on the green or hoping to dig out of the grassy jungle that surrounded the green. Clearly this was not a place that satisfies a true golfer’s needs. You would be best served to pass on this course. Too bad. It certainly has the chance to be good.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/31/2020

Hello Steven7712357. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting us!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/24/2020

We love hearing about our golfers' experiences, u000003430341. Please tell us more about what you enjoyed from your round with us. Thanks for choosing us!

Played On
Reviews 11
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Good course

overall the course was in great shape. Fairways and the greens are in geat shape. The only thing I didn't appreciate was there are players playing in between schedule players. For instance I know there were 2some in front of us and all of a sudden there was this lady playing in front of us and she was hitting double shots each time she hits and we had to wait for her to clear. Not very good etiquette and allowing the course to let her play in between schedule teetime.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/24/2020

Hi Ruschelle8193560. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Arboretum Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/20/2020

We're glad you enjoyed your 5-star experience with us, gc108454174. Please comment or reach out to our team in the golf shop to let us know more about your round!

Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/20/2020

Hi u314159816151. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Arboretum Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of the best courses in Lake County

One of the best golf courses in lake county in my opinion. The staff was super friendly and the greens run true. My only complaint is that their fairways need a bit more upkeep with all of the large divots. Also wish the carts had gps but I will definitely be back this seasons

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/13/2020

Thank you for your review, julius2166347. We will pass along your positive experience to our team at Arboretum Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fun to play

Great layout, fun to play.. greens a bit slower than normal this time but the course was in great shape.
Only downside this time was that the starter was a young person who didn't know when to launch each group. Self service... We waited on the slow group in front of us all day. Eventually it was a mess on the backside. There was a huge bottleneck by the 10th hole.
Still finished in just over 4 hr..

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/02/2020

Thank you for terrific feedback and five stars, Jerry! We hope you return again in the near future!

Played On
Reviews 1
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 07/02/2020

Hi jcdiaz512. Thank you so much for the great review. We are glad you had an incredible time, and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for choosing Arboretum Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 06/17/2020

Hello and thank you for your 5-star rating, u000005103225! We're delighted you enjoyed your round. Please book another round with us soon, and thanks for choosing Arboretum Golf Club!

Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Loved the Challenge!

I love this course as it really challenges your course management. For example, I can't hit a driver on numerous Par 5 holes. Course was in excellent condition. Loved the round and will be back! It's a test and one that I use to see how my game has improved!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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Commented on 06/09/2020

Your feedback is important to us, ro22. Thank you for sharing your 5-star experience. We look forward to seeing you again at the course soon! Thanks for choosing Arboretum Golf Club.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great place to play!

I’ve played this course before. A couple of days ago there were heavy rains in the area. While the course did have some standing water, most of it was drained off, very playable and OK for carts to go anywhere on the course.
If you haven’t tried the Arboretum course, I highly recommend that you do.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 06/03/2020

Thank you for taking the time to review us stevemcdermott11. Your feedback is valuable, and we look forward to delivering you excellent service again soon. Arboretum Golf Club thanks you!

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/14/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Arboretum Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 27
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 05/11/2020

Thank you for visiting us at Arboretum Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

Played On
Reviews 21
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course overall, except for the s-l-o-w play.

First time playing here. Very early in the season, so didn’t expect much as far as course conditions, which were overall in good shape (except for the unkempt bunkers, which is not unlike their competitors right now). Good layout, challenging but fair. The biggest issue today was how slow it was - especially lots of twosomes, stacked up, who were seemingly all slower than molasses in January. No ranger(s), which is also to be expected this time of year, so the blame today goes more to the idiot golfers than to the course. Nevertheless, I was waiting to hit on literally every shot, so finally gave up after 9 holes and called it a day.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Commented on 03/13/2020

Hi Tim6200562! Thank you so much for leaving us with your feedback. We value our customer experience, so your review is important to us. We will make note and we hope to see you back!

Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Keeps you on your toes

Fantastic course for good ball strikers. Nothing too out of the ordinary setup wise. Many holes are target like - hit to a spot to set up your approach shot. Not a lot of trouble anywhere. Hit ‘em well and enjoy the social distancing.

Side note - no driving range.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 07/31/2020

Hi ANdrew3304454. We would love to hear more about your positive experience at our course. Please contact us at (847) 913-1112 to share with us your favorite part of your experience with us. Thanks for golfing at Arboretum Golf Club!

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