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3.3
19 Reviews (19)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
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3 Stars
7
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
3.3
Friendliness
3.8
Pace
3.4
Amenities
2.7
76.9%
Recommend this course
16 out of 19 reviews
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3.0
3 Reviews (3)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
0
3 Stars
1
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0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.0
Layout
3.0
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.0
StaffFriendliness
3.3
66.7%
Recommend this course
2 out of 3 reviews
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3.3
4 Reviews (4)
5 Stars
1
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.5
Value
3.7
Layout
3.3
Pace
3.5
Amenities
2.7
StaffFriendliness
3.8
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public/Municipal
Par 70
Length 5444 yards
Slope 109
Rating 65.7
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Jackson Park Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1899
Fairways Rye Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/30
Architect Tom Bendelow (1899) Bob Lohmann

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $18
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Reviews

3.3
19 Reviews (19)
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Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
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First Time Playing

Public Municipal Course: is it Home?

Nice course. As a “MUNi” course w/cart at $46.00 for 18, makes me question price

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Conditions Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great valve

Course is in good shape, offers many options and challenges

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

17 holes in the city.

Short but a decent challenge. 18 holes in the city of Chicago. Love it!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Short but fun

I had a great time at Jackson Park. Course was in great shape on a perfect Saturday. Course feels a little short at only 5500 yds. Greens were smooth and soft. Carts made the round more expensive than it should be at 18$ per rider, booked through GolfNow but didn't get carts with the deal. Learn from my pain...25$became 43$. But overall I liked the setting and routing, lots of water and a few views of Lake Michigan.

Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Walked

February in Chicago

It was great to play in February. The course was in decent shape. The pace was very slow.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing
Average weather
Used cart

Solid for the money

Course is fairly easy. Staff is all very friendly.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
a7fe2dc1-717e-5b47-91ba-d1dc51d43078
Commented on 07/29/2016

We are glad that you had a good time at Jackson Park. We hope to see you back on the course soon!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

City Golfing

It's the only 18 hole course in the city.. Staff is friendly, there was no cart attendant on Sunday and without a turn near the club house you can get hungry/thirsty. Its average at best but allows you to get a round in without traveling to the burbs. I would recommend to a friend with the above qualifications.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
a7fe2dc1-717e-5b47-91ba-d1dc51d43078
Commented on 06/07/2016

We are sorry to hear that certain aspects of your round did not meet your expectations. Our goal is for each guest to have a fun and outstanding experience throughout each round from start to finish. Feel free to contact our golf shop to speak with a member of the staff before your next round regarding our golf cart attendant schedule so that you are sure to have great service and food throughout your entire round. We look forward to seeing you at Jackson Park soon!

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Walked

Solidly designed and cared for city course

For being a public course in the city, I'm not sure you could beat this course for the value. I think the course has really turned around since I played it last about 2 yrs ago. Everything is in good condition (greens, fairways, bunkers...etc) and the staff is friendly. Playing so close to people/houses/cars/etc makes me a little nervous given my errant beginner's shooting coupled with my ability to hit it long, but there were only a few holes where I felt like I was actually playing in the city. They even had a par 5 that was 560 yds (wow!). I am sure I'll be back a few times this year.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
a7fe2dc1-717e-5b47-91ba-d1dc51d43078
Commented on 06/07/2016

We are glad that you had a great time at Jackson Park and we thank you for your great review. We are looking forward to a beautiful season of golf and look forward to seeing out back on the course soon!!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not bad

For the money it's good. The pace is slow and the beverage cart could do a lot better if they were more diligent with their job. Clubhouse staff really nice though

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
a7fe2dc1-717e-5b47-91ba-d1dc51d43078
Commented on 09/11/2015

Thank you for your feedback, we understand that pace is important to your round and are currently working on a pace of play program to speed things up on the course. We look forward to implementing this program so we can offer each guest an even better golfing experience.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The course was in good shape, especially the greens.

We played a good round of golf. Beautiful weather and the course was in surprisingly good shape.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
a7fe2dc1-717e-5b47-91ba-d1dc51d43078
Commented on 08/10/2015

Thank you for your feedback, we are happy to hear you enjoyed your round and we look forward to having you back to play again soon!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Course conditions best in the area

I play this course fairly often because of the relatively low price and if you are willing to get up early, you can easily walk on and finish in 3 hours. The course conditions have steadily improved over this summer and the greens are better than country club and resort course greens. The staff is friendly and they seem to finally have a grounds crew. Fairways and greens are as good as any in the Chicagoland area. The bunkers have never had sand but a fine powdered dirt so it is what it is. The course gets very slow on weekend mornings after 8am and it needs but doesn't have a marshall to keep people on pace. Most people who are slow will let you play through if they are the ones holding you up.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Fun and convenient.

Overall it was a course with a warm staff that was willing to help to you enjoy your round of golf. I will rerun and recommend it to my friends!!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
a7fe2dc1-717e-5b47-91ba-d1dc51d43078
Commented on 07/13/2015

We are happy to hear you enjoyed your round at Jackson Park, we look forward to having you play again soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Decent public course

Much improved year after year . Early in the season & repairs are already underway. Appreciated.

Conditions Good
Value Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
a7fe2dc1-717e-5b47-91ba-d1dc51d43078
Commented on 06/24/2015

Glad to hear you are enjoying our course improvements, we appreciate your continued patronage and look forward to seeing you playing again soon!

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Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

Great Course in the City

You have to be able to play with allot of noise. If you want silents when you put or tee off, you need to go to the burbs. The course's are surrounded by street traffic as well as local residents using the parks near by. The greens where in great shape and the staff was friendly and funny. We will be back. The cart fee was a little high at 18.00 per person. Even still we had a great day.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Convenient location but you pay for it

The course is conveniently located close to the city but it's $46 to ride for a course that should be max $35. It's short and not in great condition and there is no ranger, cart girl, or halfway house. If you want a drink or food you have to drive across a busy road to a gas station. Be sure one of you stays in the car or your cart or clubs will be taken.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Walked

Great deal

The course is in great shape, the staff was very helpful and it was an all around enjoyable time.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Dump

Avoid. This place is a dump. I can't believe they call this place a golf course.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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