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4.0
110 Reviews (110)
5 Stars
26
4 Stars
54
3 Stars
15
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
2.9
85.2%
Recommend this course
91 out of 110 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.4
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
6
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
12 out of 12 reviews
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4.0
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
11
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.6
85.2%
Recommend this course
23 out of 27 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6504 yards
Slope 129
Rating 72.4
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Crystal Lake Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1960
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/30
Architect Geoffrey Cornish (1960)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $18
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Grill

Reviews

4.0
110 Reviews (110)

What Golfers Are Saying

This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 6

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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Old guys walking

I am 67 and my brother is 62. We walked the course in well under 4 hours. The Golf Now booking said walking so we brought the push pull carts. The great guy in the clubhouse said we could have a cart but we were already loaded. Perfect weather, great greens as usual. Very convenient and enjoyable place for me to play. The housing around the course has started up again so the ninth hole is reduced to a shirt par three. I play here quite often and recommend it to anyone. The course doesn't beat you up which makes for a great round.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Corona golf

During this pandemic the social aspect of golfing has been removed. The sport is still there but the social component is just as important to most of us.

Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Solid course

Course was in good condition. As long as you keep your ball in the fairway it is really nice. Anything off the fairway even if by just a little bit and you have less than a 50% chance of finding your ball, which is very frustrating.

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

Fun and challenging course

Challenging course, not the easiest 18 holes to walk as it has some hills. Also sucks that they decided to cram in houses all around the course and holes. Would play again with a cart.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful Day

Played 9 holes with 3 guys on the front and flew around the back. Course is in good shape and fun as always. #9 was a surprise 3 but I hope that is temporary. I’ll be back

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Greens are fast and tricky. They were in great shape. Front nine is tight. Back nine let's you use your driver more. With some blind tee shots,I would recommend playing it a couple of times to know how to score better. Great value for $30 on golf now.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Awesome course for great value

The course was in perfect conditions! First time playing and I will definitely be back. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Can’t wait to come play the course again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Corona golf

15 minute tee time and still waited after 9 holes behind group.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

It Didn't Rain On Wednesday

Wednesday is my day to play and it always rains on Wednesday, except today !!!! Bright sunshine with a dry course !!! I don't play very well anymore, but I still enjoy a nice round of golf. Crystal Lake is a nice round of golf. Very friendly clubhouse man, nice playable course with really nice greens, a great place to play. Plenty of course from any of the four sets of tees that makes it a fun place to play. You will come back and play it again. Don't go long over the greens and stay below the hole on most of the holes, especially 13,16 and 17.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 33
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Nobody in Front

Early morning tee time in misty wet conditions. Overnight rain made the course very wet. No roll today !!! I have played here many times over the last two years and find it to be a great place to play. Not overly difficult, so it"s an enjoyable round. No fun if the course beats you up. Anytime you are looking for a good place to play, I recommend Crystal Lake in Haverhill.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing

Dissapointing

I had never played this course before. I have my usual courses but decided to try something different. The ratings were decent and they charge $60 so I assumed the golf experience would be good. Nope! I’ll start at the beginning. The parking area is very small and unpacked. The clubhouseisa trailer. There is no practice area that I saw. I had booked as a single online and assumed, for a noon tee time on a Sunday, I would be joining a threesome. The starter said no, I would be going out as a single., onto a crowded course. Not good. After two holes and 40 minutes, I decided I had better things to do with the next six hours. I headed back to my car and left. The course itself appeared to be in mediocre condition and the greens were like putting on a shag carpet. The cart paths were gravel and the tee boxes were small and hacked up. The one positive is the people were friendly. But you’ve got to do more than collect money nand point to the first tee. This place should not charge a penny more than $25.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 10/20/2019

Philz, we are so sorry for your experience. I would love the opportunity for a constructive conversion with you. Our reviews over the last 18 months (since we bought the course have been so positive), Your comments come as a huge surprise and we want to make this right.
Feel free to call me (714) 402-0770. Sincerely,

Jay Miller - Director of Golf Course Operations.

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

Great coarse consition

The coarse is in great shape from tee to green. The staff was very friendly and accomidating. Lots of fun playing this coarse.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Used cart

No drinking water on course!

Only writing this to warn other golfers that there is no drinking water available on the front nine of this course. Left after that so couldn't tell you if there was any on the back. Day I played was almost a hundred degrees and in my opinion, it was dangerous being out there without hydration.
Would have gladly purchased from clubhouse had I been warned. Please post a sign warning players so they can buy some from you in your clubhouse first...or just spring for a few coolers...not really that expensive you know!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 10/12/2019

If you're an adult and you are playing golf in 100 degree weather, ya should probably ehhhhhh I dunno bring a bottle of water with ya, it's not that expensive ya know! Golf bags even have these neat inventions called pockets in them for carrying them.

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