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4.9
38 Reviews (38)
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Conditions
4.6
Value
5.0
Layout
4.9
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.4
99.5%
Recommend this course
37 out of 38 reviews
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4.8
6 Reviews (6)
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Conditions
4.8
Value
5.0
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
6 out of 6 reviews
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4.9
11 Reviews (11)
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Conditions
4.8
Value
5.0
Layout
4.9
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
11 out of 11 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6477 yards
Slope 126
Rating 71.2
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Lake Carroll Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1973
Golf Season April - October
Architect Bob Lohmann (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Accolades

  • Golf Advisor: Top Courses in Illinois (2019 #8)

Reviews

4.9
38 Reviews (38)

What Golfers Are Saying

This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 6

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Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
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 7
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Fine, fun course for the money

The course is a very good value if you can get a Golfnow price. It is in good condition and the greens are excellent. The only two issues are the sand traps and cart paths. The sand traps need to be edged, as the edges are rounded and grass is growing into the edges of the traps. The cart paths on the front nine were quite rough and need repair or replacement.
Overall, it is a very nice course, with lots of doglegs, sand and a variety of holes.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great day for golf

Enjoyed playing this course. Pace of play was a little slow as we were a twosome following a foursome. Course was in great shape. Will play this course again if opportunity arises.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Impressed

A premier golf course. It’s a beautiful course, the staff was excellent to work with. I never take pictures on a golf course, but did so this round. (Missed the deer crossing in front of us)
Afterwards you couldn’t ask for a better bar and restaurant. The staff and bartender were great, and so was the food.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played

Beautiful Day

Loved the course and the scenery. Several improvements have been completed making the loop more enjoyable.

Michael and Jason do a great job in the clubhouse and make you feel at home. I highly recommend this course to anyone and everyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

One of the best

Lake Carroll is one of the best values and courses my group has played this year

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful Venue

Great course, great staff, great greens. It was a great day and venue for golf!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hidden gem

Very good layout. The holes are well laid out. Challenging but No surprises. What a great value.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

this course can get very challenging.

Unfortunately we had some bad weather today and we didn’t really experience how fast the green can be!! The golf course doesn’t play very long but it can be very challenging, You definitely have to bring your A game and be able to shape shots both ways. I’ll definitely come back and play this golf course on a better day. Ps. Also great customer service in the clubhouse and the dining area very welcoming.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great golf

Great all around day of golf will play here again beautiful maintained course

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

It is a beautiful course! The greens were a little hard to figure out! Most of them were slow...but hit and miss...when you would hit the ball more firm...then that green would play fast...go figure! Alot of the ball washers didn't have water in them, and alot of the holes didn't have any water to drink, like they normally do! When we came back to the clubhouse they didn't have anything to eat as far as sandwiches or hotdogs...said it would be 15 to 20 minutes to prepare! No Gatorade...and no candy or energy bars to give you a boost to play the last nine! All in all it's a great place to play golf!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course, too early in the season

This course is out of the way but worth the drive if you are in the area. Nice clubhouse, interesting layout set in rolling hills with woods and long-range vistas. The premises have a country-club feel and appear to be dominated by local members who respect the facilities. The layout is challenging, and I would not recommend this course for less experienced players. The staff treated us very well. The weather was near perfect for April, and the course was fairly empty, even for a weekday. Our only concern would be course conditions. Being so early in the season, the greens were not yet awake, making putts extremely slow. This is no fault of the course keepers given the late arrival of Spring this year. We would definitely play here again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 23
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 11
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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