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3.6
195 Reviews (195)
5 Stars
76
4 Stars
77
3 Stars
22
2 Stars
11
1 Stars
9
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.4
75.8%
Recommend this course
166 out of 195 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.3
84.6%
Recommend this course
22 out of 26 reviews
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Average Rating
Avg Rating
3.9
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.6
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.3
84.6%
Recommend this course
22 out of 26 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 71
Length 6848 yards
Slope 138
Rating 73.4
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Midlane Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1958
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS No
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

3.6
195 Reviews (195)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 16
Brunch 8
Watching the Game 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 38
Bunkers 29
Forced Carries 19
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 26
Locals 20
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 15
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 26
In the 'Burbs 19
At a Resort 12

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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Course in poor condition

I have played this course in the past and have been very pleased with my experience. However, today the course was in very bad conditions. Carts should not be allowed on the fairways as they were extremely wet. The greens were in very bad shape as well. Need to attend to them as well.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very challenging course

The course is very challenging. Doesnt drain very well otherwise one of the best values in Lake County!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout, tough course

Great layout, bent grass tee to green, mostly winds through residential developments. Extremely challenging, lots of water, great 18th hole. Could definitely add a “hybrid” tee between red and white tees, would reduce carry difficulty on some holes by players that do not hit the ball far.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout

Course conditions have gone downhill since new management has taken over

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Course is challenging as water and hazards come into play on many holes.

There were few players on the course due to perceived weather conditions and pace of play was outstanding. The only drawback was there were some wet conditions but the greens and fairways were in excellent shape. Austin in the Pro Shop was great,

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

All positive, except for bunkers

The courses was in very good condition. The tee boxes were good except for one or two, the fairways were good and the greens rolled very smoothly. The only real issue and I mean it was a BIG issue were the bunkers. The bunkers were full of rocks, some the size of golf balls. I’m thankful I did not hit into any bunkers but my partners couldn’t say the same. One wedge was damaged due to a rock. The staff should commit to several days of cleaning up the bunkers.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Terrible unmanaged course

My family arrived at 3pm for a 3:30pm Sunday tee time. We were told we could go out at any time as the starter had already left.

There was no ranger on the course. There we two separate groups with 6 golfers in each group and one with 5 ahead of us. They did not seem to care about pace of play and with nobody left to manage the course it was taking 20 mins to golf one hole.

We kept skipping holes only to run into another oversized groups. Others normal size groups began jumping holes causing confusion on who was playing what hole.

Also there were no yardage markers making it impossible to tell how far out you were. There was goose crap EVERYWHERE and the course was in awful shape

Avoid this course like the plague.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Previously Played

Midlane

my Grandmother before she died used to tell me if you don’t have anything nice to say don’t say anything at all ... but I will say this I’ve lived on this course for over two decades and I couldn’t even begin to count how many times I’ve played it. I know the course literally like the back of my hand with my eyes closed at night. Not completely stoked about the way I was treated tbh

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Midlane, much improved.

Our traveling league (20 seniors) played Midlane last week. We had played the course last year in July and found it not in the best of shape. On our recent visit it had rained heavily the previous afternoon so the course was wet but not unplayable. The course was in much better shape this year.

The staff was friendly and helpful. It is a challenging but fair layout at a very reasonable price. We will be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Nice course
Challenging but fair
Lots of water hazards
Great staff especially cart girl!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
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 Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Course

Midlane is always a great course, the staff is always friendly the rates are good. The course was in good shape after all the rain we have had. It's always a pleasure to play Midlane.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Poorly conditioned course.

I really liked Midlane in the past. I had played on a permanent tee time and had a membership there for 5 years. I left for Thunderhawk years ago but I come back to play this course 1-2 times per year. I was really surprised how poorly maintained this course was on Memorial Day weekend - a time when courses should be showing themselves off. Not one bunker was raked by the grounds crew, greens were not cut and much slower than other years. There were an incredible amount of weeds growing in the rough, an obvious sign of lack of upkeep. The management also let customers drive carts everywhere and during this rainy period of weather, the carts have ripped this course up a lot. My guess is that ownership is not doing well with the course or it’s hotel and banquet facilities and they just aren’t putting the money into it for the upkeep. I have always liked the layout and if the deal wasn’t good, I would not play here for full price. Sheppard,s Crook or Thunder Hawk are much better.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/30/2019

We appreciate you taking the time to leave us with 3 stars. We always strive for a 5 star experience, so all of your feedback is appreciated. Please feel free to contact the club directly if you feel that there are specifics we can improve on. We hope to have you back at the course in the future.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

One of the Best Hidden Gems in Chicagoland

What more do you want? 140 slope from the tips, forced carries, small greens, wind, light rain, and low 50’s weather. Glorious.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Still great value

I’ve played Midlane a bunch and still love popping up from the north suburbs. While the course definitely could use some improved maintenance, particularly around tee boxes and the practice area, this track is challenging, interesting, and fun.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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