University Park Golf Club
University Park Golf Club (formerly known as University Golf Club & Conference Center) boasts one of the most popular championship courses in the Chicagoland area. The golf course has been a local favorite since it first opened in 1962. The original design by Lawrence Packard received an update in 2004 by Greg Martin, but the classic character of the layout still remains. The course wanders across gentle rolling terrain, providing elevated tees and undulating fairways. Water hazards come into play on half the holes, including on the 17th, University Park Golf Club's signature hole. This intimidating par 3 requires a tough carry over water to an elevated green. Miss it and you'll be faced with the nearly impossible task of getting up and down. The difficulty doesn't let up with the final hole, an uphill dogleg par 4 with a sloped, elevated green and water on the right.
|Gold (W)||72||6354 yards||75.8||131|
|Silver (W)||72||6003 yards||73.8||127|
|Bronze (W)||72||5208 yards||69.4||117|
|Black M: 71.7/126||328||536||428||180||362||446||197||565||390||3432||329||200||328||488||423||354||623||158||389||3292||6724|
|Gold M: 70.0/122 W: 75.8/131||319||526||408||144||334||429||176||485||373||3194||321||192||318||463||418||345||600||142||361||3160||6354|
|Silver M: 68.5/118 W: 73.8/127||308||506||396||124||320||401||146||462||356||3019||307||184||306||449||408||337||532||124||337||2984||6003|
|Bronze M: 64.9/109 W: 69.4/117||294||417||261||119||311||291||131||411||251||2486||295||178||296||421||340||328||488||110||266||2722||5208|
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There charging you good money, but nobody has even cleaned up branches or goose crap! I’ve played this course numerous times, it’s the worse I’ve ever seen it!
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Horrible Pace of Play
Course is always the worst for place of play. Course isn’t in good shape either. Don’t waste your time.
Hidden Gem right off I-57
This course is relatively flat but the design and hole layouts give an opportunity to use every club in your bag. Large greens really make them easier to get, but make you really rely on your putting game. It was a little wet in early May with all the rain, but dryer then a lot of other courses in south suburbs... Drainage in the course is done well into well placed water hazards throughout the course.
5 Hour 40 Minute Round
Let me start off by saying that the employees in the pro shop & in the restaurant were very nice. Food was good also. The course itself was average to slightly above. Interesting layout that requires a fair amount of laying up. The greens were aerated a week ago so wasn’t ideal. I normally shoot in the low 90s, but seemed like every group in front of us was playing into the 150s. Hit, wait 10 minutes, hit, wait 10 minutes.... the entire day. No ranger ever came out to suggest anyone to speed up the pace. Because of the pace of play, I could never recommend this course.
I was staying 45 minutes south of Chicago, so I wanted a course that was closer to my hotel than traveling closer to downtown. University was directly west of my hotel, so I gave it a try. Glad I did. The staff was very friendly, and even gave a couple of tips on getting around the golf course (which I didn't follow on 10 and paid for it), and let you know it was wide open today. The layout has interesting doglegs, which give you some risk/reward options. The course is very flat, and is pretty open in case you spray a couple of shots. Greens were very receptive, and rolled nicely. I really enjoyed this track!!
Don't miss tis one
It was our first time here and we were very pleased with the whole experience. The staff at the course was very friendly and accommodating. The course was in great conditions and the greens were very true. Will definitely come back again.
Greens need some work
I always enjoy the course and play quite a few times each year as the prices through the various booking site are good. The greens are slow and a bit bumpy but better than many other heavily used courses. Just played a round in 3.25 hours with two others.
Tyrone is the course manager and he is a great asset. Very personable, knowledgeable, and vey customer oriented. The course was wet but expected due to the time of year. Fun layout, great bargain and I will be back.
Course was in excellent condition
Greens very true
Very pleasantly surprised. The course was in pretty good shape. Pretty lengthy from the tips. The holes are pretty close to one another, but the layout is somewhat challenging. Great experience. Super friendly staff!
Return to home course
I have been playing University Park for years. This is the first time I played since its come under new management. The course is in great shape and is fun to play. The clubhouse staff is friendly. The kitchen in the clubhouse used to have a great menu, but it is still comfortable and enjoyable, but not as many food selections. The course was relatively wide open which was surprising based on the cost to play and condition of the course. I and my golf partner had a very enjoyable round and I will definitely be back.