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3.5
190 Reviews (190)
5 Stars
18
4 Stars
82
3 Stars
57
2 Stars
20
1 Stars
13
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.4
Layout
3.5
Friendliness
4.0
Pace
3.2
Amenities
2.9
71.0%
Recommend this course
141 out of 190 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.3
17 Reviews (17)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.1
Layout
3.5
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.6
StaffFriendliness
3.9
58.8%
Recommend this course
10 out of 17 reviews
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3.4
41 Reviews (41)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
20
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.2
Layout
3.3
Pace
3.0
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
4.1
63.4%
Recommend this course
26 out of 41 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 70
Length 6053 yards
Slope 119
Rating 69.2
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Forest Park Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1896
Golf Season Year round
Architect Tom Bendelow (1896) Stephen Kay (1995)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $21
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
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

Reviews

3.5
190 Reviews (190)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 13
Elevation Changes 10
Bunkers 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Walkers 9
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
Near the Airport 6

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great round

The weather was in the 40s but great conditions on the course my first time playing here but not my last

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Top 500 Contributor
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

chili and hilly

greens where in great condition weather cooled so I quit after 15 holes pace of play was okay

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Little city course

Played on December 28. Was a bit cold but no problem. Courses in decent shape for this time of the year. Round took about 4 1/2 hours

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bring a helmet and a good book or laptop to read or work while waiting

Nice golf course 30 mins drive from Manhattan. That means crowded. The course design is pretty bad and dangerous. I am surprised we came out alive seriously. Balls shooting left and right, front and back. I wish i was riding the Pope Mobile car, wore a helmet and bullet proof vest. Left my window shield up at all time as a bullet proof protection but that wasn't enough. Even when you wait at the start, there's not a safe place to wait.
3 first holes took an hour. Again due to bad design. A par 4 followed by 2 par 3. That's not very smart. Long lines waiting and little action. It gets better after though.
We order burgers at club house and they were still raw so we didn't eat them and went back to get cooked ones during the waiting game.
It was a beautiful sunny day so we made the best of it.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

3 Hours for the First 3 holes

This is not a joke, the course was so backed up it took us 3 hours to play the first 3 holes. In total we played 12 holes in 6 hours before giving up. Do not play here. People are rude, golf is mediocre and the lines are absolutely horrendous. This is the worst round of golf I have ever played.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
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Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

6 hours of pandemonium.!

Unless you feel like waiting 20-40 minute per hole. Don’t bother. Fairways are narrow. Golf balls flying all over the place. Pandemonium . Greens are garbage. Just terrible.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

6 Hours Pace of Play on Weekends, Nice Otherwise

The course is really nice, except it takes a very, very long time to finish playing.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Greens

The greens need to be repaired. Other players never pick up the dents they put in the green or if they see any other after they are done with the hole.

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Well Maintained

Course is in great shape and every time I play the beverage cart is roaming about. They could use a ranger or a better starter to help pace the course as it can get really backed up.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

No value

Course was cramped on nearly every hole by both the amount of people on the course as well as how close all of the holes are together. Balls flying everywhere so always need to be on high alert, and tough to keep an eye on your ball because of all of the golfers in the proximity. There were lost balls all over the place. At $75 a round I definitely won’t be playing here again. I must say, however, all of the staff was very nice and the refreshment cart came around regularly!

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

It’s a NYC course...stop complaining

If you tee off any time from 9am-3pm on a weekend your gonna be playing a 6+ hr round no matter the course...stop complaining you stuck up cry babies...it’s NYC. The course does need some tree trimming on some holes and the sun light doesn’t get to some tee boxes making the grass not grow but other then that it’s maintained well for what they have to work with. Golfers, fix your marks on the greens and they will be kept better, don’t take extra shots and look for lost balls for 5 minutes when you have players waiting and act like you want to be treated and you will have a fun round. You get what you put in.

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

Unusually long round

I’ve played here many times previously, today was marred by a slowdown-to-a-stop on both the 3rd and 4th holes. It ended up adding 45 minutes to our round. My playing partner and I both called the pro shop to tell them to get a ranger out ahead of us to get the slow players moving, and they did, by the 6th hole, pace of play evened out, but it should never be that bad. The staff has to make a point of moving play along, a round like today would stop me from coming back if it were my first time there.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Guys...it’s time to trim the trees.

It’s out of control out there - it’s time to trim the trees on 5 (tee box), 6 (green), 14 (tee box), 16 (tee box), 18 (fairway).

There’s no excuse for a course like Forest Park to have such tight holes to hit tee shots out of. For 54 dollars a round, you can do much better.

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