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3.3
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
0
Conditions
2.7
Value
3.2
Layout
2.9
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.3
Amenities
1.9
64.7%
Recommend this course
11 out of 20 reviews
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3.7
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.3
Value
3.8
Layout
3.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
4.1
60.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 15 reviews
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3.7
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.8
Layout
3.3
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
4.1
60.0%
Recommend this course
9 out of 15 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Style Links
Par 35
Length 2787 yards
Slope 105
Rating 32.7
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Columbus Park Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1910
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/15
Architect Tom Bendelow (1910)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire required

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

3.3
20 Reviews (20)
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Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Columbus park

This course is very straight forward, literally. There is one par five, and it is the only hole that isn’t completely straight. The course conditions are great, however pace is slow (2 hours for a single). Good place to go if you want to practice hitting the ball straight, haven’t played much, or are a beginner. Best hole is either 7 or 8 (both par 3s).

Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good summer practice course

Played with a friend for an evening round. Course was in good condition. Greens are slow but roll straight to the hole. Good value for the money.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
3.0
First Time Playing

Very ok course and why is this advertised as an 18 hole course?

Paid for 18 holes through golf now but only permitted to play 9. Once I arrived, all bag carts were gone and then had to pay $12 for a golf cart.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser

The person cutting grass was so ignorant and rude to us paying golfers.. he said the course was closed and was in the line of my guest who had to move her ball as a direct result of the ignorance therefore making a nice day just kinda less pleasant- he didn’t care how much we paid or to who as he informed his boss, who is ???? I’ll think twice before playing Columbus park again

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Greens keep it playable

Played for the first time yesterday. Im a scratch golfer who just moved to the area and was looking to get out of the apartment for a bit. I found this little 9 hole course outside of the city and walked 9. Tee boxes and fairways looked burned up from the start but I was shocked when I got on the green, they were surprisingly smooth, receptive, and were kept in great shape considering. I believe they were bent greens but I didn’t pay too much attention to it. Staff was super friendly and helpful. No practice putting green or driving range but have a small chipping area to warm up. I had the distance to drive maybe 3-4 holes but the greens are fairly small so it makes you be very accurate. Overall I had a good experience and would play again. Walked 9 in about an hour and 15 minutes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Poor fairways.

Fairways are not kept up with big dirt spots all across nearly every fairway. Tee boxes are rock solid and beat up.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Good time

I had a good time, I was able to even run it back after doing the 9 holes

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Great for practice

This course is very forgiving. Wide open fairway to help make balls playable. It’s by no means comparable to a country club but definitely a great course to practice.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Rough Fairways

The Casper golf is working on it but Columbus Park golf is always struggling with drainage problems. That seemed to cause a fungus(? problem with the turf. Large areas of the fairways
are grassless. The sand traps are being dug out and refilled with fine sand, the greens were in good shape but tee boxes were rough. On a cool day we were almost alone on the course at 11:30.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

its empty at least

Pretty ugly course, basically an empty field with a few greens spread throughout. However, I played midday on a Wednesday and didn't run into anyone. Played 9 holes in about an hour and fifteen. I may go again only because of that...

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
2.0
First Time Playing
Fair weather
Walked

Practice course with some potential

This is a very cheap course located inside Chicago's Austin neighborhood. It probably could use some updating, but it's ok as it is (a flat easy practice course). I really liked the dogleg par 5 (hole 4 I think) and the second hole (par 3). Unfortunately the course was pretty chewed up, wet, and full of dandelions causing me to lose balls I normally wouldn't. The greens were the nicest part of the course. Almost all of them were in decent shape. If the course were drier, I could see myself coming back here. Also it is important to point out the course is very flat and the fairways are wide. There are almost no trees on the course.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Walked

Practice Course

Just a regular course, nothing special at all. Very wide open. Good course for practicing.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Friendliness Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Extremely Easy
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