Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course

Course Details

Sydney R. Marovitz Golf Course

Sydney R. Marovitz

3600 Recreation Dr
Chicago, IL 60613

(312) 742-7930

Regulation

Municipal Facility

Just Golf

9

1898

Travis Kane

Not Available

$32 weekend
$29 weekday
- twilight

70.2

3140

39

Bent

Not Available

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Overall Rating 3 out of 5 based on 245 user reviews
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11/21/20
Beautiful
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10/30/20
Always a fun day on the lake
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10/22/20
Na
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10/22/20
Nice afternoon walk
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10/15/20
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10/06/20
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09/08/20
Great
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08/07/20
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08/02/20
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07/31/20
good 9 hole course
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07/27/20
Great
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07/16/20
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07/04/20
Can be slow
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06/23/20
Awesome
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04/24/20
Go around twice and enjoy this 9 hole gem in downtown Chicago.
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11/23/19
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10/27/19
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10/14/19
Great course when not crowded
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09/25/19
Nice course in the lake
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08/31/19
Nice
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08/23/19
Awesome greens
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08/11/19
Great view. Always slow
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08/11/19
Does the job for a city course
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08/10/19
Okay
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08/07/19
Great course
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08/04/19
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07/27/19
Very friendly
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07/20/19
Good course
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07/19/19
Nice track! Well-kept though numerous tees were under construction.
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07/11/19
Good quality course for an in-city option. Bit pricey but that comes with supply and demand.
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07/07/19
Fart
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07/04/19
Jammed at all times - always a line at the starter
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06/27/19
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06/14/19
Great
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06/14/19
Solid downtown option
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06/10/19
Bueno
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05/26/19
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05/26/19
Awesome
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05/25/19
Fd
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05/15/19
Great lakefront views on a couple holes
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05/05/19
Slow on weekends but good value
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04/23/19
Good
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08/26/18
Great staff and terrific value for the money
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08/22/18
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08/22/18
Y
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08/02/18
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07/31/18
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07/29/18
Hey m
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07/27/18
Overpriced because it’s the only course in the city.
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07/27/18
Expensive for just nine holes but well kept course
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07/25/18
Course is in great condition! Beautiful view of Lake Michigan. Great nine holes to play after work if you live in the loop.
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07/06/18
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06/14/18
Good
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06/04/18
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05/31/18
Short on the lake good for practice
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05/10/18
Great value and greens were in good shape
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05/05/18
Great
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05/02/18
Nice course, friendly staff and cool views of the lake
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04/22/18
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03/27/18
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03/21/18
Solid
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10/18/17
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10/16/17
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08/26/17
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07/26/17
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07/18/17
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07/16/17
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07/16/17
Took 3 hours to play 9 holes. It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon in the summer though, so I get it but otherwise for $30 in the city it's totally fine
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07/13/17
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07/10/17
Great place to play while staying at the Majestic and watching crosstown classic.
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07/10/17
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07/08/17
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06/27/17
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06/20/17
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06/20/17
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06/14/17
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06/01/17
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05/25/17
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05/16/17
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05/15/17
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04/23/17
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04/20/17
I shot an 80 despite the fair conditions
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03/01/17
great course in the heart of chicago, however long pace of play due to popularity.
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02/18/17
location location location
course is in decent shape considering amount of play. avoid on weekends when 9 can take 3 hours. better in bad weather

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01/27/17
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10/19/16
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10/17/16
d
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09/15/16
N
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09/14/16
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09/08/16
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08/25/16
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08/20/16
Not good
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08/06/16
Starter talks during swings on first whole and rushes golfers. Lots of balls coming from all different directions.
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07/27/16
50 for a cart and 9 was criminal.
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07/24/16
Great track in downtown Chicago
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07/22/16
Same as usual
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07/04/16
Always slow.
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07/02/16
Great city course
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06/26/16
Fun course
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06/24/16
good shape. bunkers were a bit wet
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06/11/16
Not bad
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06/08/16
Beautiful course, overpriced and overcrowded however.
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06/02/16
Good
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05/31/16
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05/28/16
Too expensive
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05/27/16
Slow.
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05/22/16
ok
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05/22/16
decent
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05/18/16
good
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05/17/16
Nice shape, just a slow pace. No middle tees, either.
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05/15/16
X
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04/24/16
Nice
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04/20/16
Not a fan
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04/16/16
Great views
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03/01/16
Cold day
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11/08/15
Nice course
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10/25/15
Xxx
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10/22/15
Course was manicured.
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10/15/15
Gig
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10/03/15
Great course
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09/23/15
Great for being downtown chicago
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09/21/15
Na
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09/19/15
Way too expensive for just 9 holes.
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09/12/15
Speed round is worth every penny
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08/31/15
Slightly more than other CPD courses but worth it. More difficult than some of the others I've played on.
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08/27/15
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08/26/15
Better
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08/26/15
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08/22/15
X
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08/20/15
Fairways needed water. Greens were great
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08/19/15
Good course in the heart of Chicago. Not too difficult and the greens are slow, but it's not easy by any means. Staff is also very friendly.
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08/17/15
great location but somehow the fairways are terrible
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08/17/15
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08/13/15
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08/11/15
Done
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08/11/15
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08/10/15
Always slow
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08/04/15
Convenient, well-kept course.
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08/01/15
Well maintained. Incredible view of the lake. Good course for beginners.
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07/31/15
Good
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07/31/15
Pace was slow, but well maintained course. Good price as well
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07/30/15
Na
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07/30/15
Good times
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07/28/15
Quick early 9
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07/26/15
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07/18/15
Ok
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07/13/15
Very nice being by the lake
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07/09/15
Great
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07/09/15
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07/09/15
Great course for the money
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07/06/15
Slow but nice walk in the park.
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07/05/15
Great little course with amazing views of Lake Michigan
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07/03/15
Na
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07/02/15
Good course.
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07/01/15
great value, location is amazing along the lake front.
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06/29/15
A good place to get 9 in before work in Chicago.
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06/29/15
There is no clubhouse but there is the Clock Tower cafe with great views of the 9th hole & the park. The course is a great & challenging 9 hole.
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06/24/15
Nice
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06/22/15
fine
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06/22/15
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06/21/15
I didn't like that they let us book tee times full price during twilight hours


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06/21/15
Below average course, but nice views of the water and good proximity to the city
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06/20/15
Great cafe with hot food right on the course.
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06/20/15
Good
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06/19/15
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06/19/15
Good
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06/17/15
Nice views
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06/15/15
decent course. good attendees. right
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06/10/15
Play here weekday mornings before work - course is in great shape, terrific way to start the day
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06/09/15
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06/09/15
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06/09/15
Nice view of lake but usually pretty slow.
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06/08/15
N/A
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06/07/15
Love this course
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06/07/15
grass was green
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06/06/15
Good course in the city, although it gets quite busy.
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06/05/15
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06/04/15
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06/03/15
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06/01/15
nice course
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05/29/15
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05/24/15
.
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05/16/15
Good city public course.
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05/15/15
Nice
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05/14/15
Good condition
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05/04/15
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04/22/15
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04/19/15
Eh
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04/17/15
Very slow
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04/07/15
Eh
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09/01/14
Decent local 9
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08/25/14
Nice for nine during the week
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08/12/14
Nice
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06/27/14
Great scenes, poor course and pace
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05/26/14
great city course.
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05/01/14
Good drainage. Course wasn't too wet despite a bunch of recent rain. Most bunkers need a lot of work however, not much sand.
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04/28/14
Nice
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03/31/14
Good layout usually in horrible shape
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10/21/13
.
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10/12/13
Ok
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09/04/13
The greens are improving.
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08/15/13
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08/12/13
Good greens. Lot of slow play though and never have enough golf carts. Also kind of pricey
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07/24/13
9 hole gem in the city
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07/05/13
Fun time
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06/30/13
Good
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06/17/13
I
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06/16/13
Great
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06/15/13
A wonderful value for such a beautiful part of the city!
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06/13/13
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06/05/13
Nice course and views
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05/31/13
Slow and the course does not give female golfers any breaks.
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05/27/13
Not bad for in the city.
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05/27/13
Good city course
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05/27/13
Na
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05/26/13
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05/19/13
Beautiful scenery, very slow play, course gets beat up early in the summer. Great Value if you have a Chicago Players Card
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05/19/13
Slow play
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05/05/13
N
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05/05/13
5:30 am tee. Played in 1:20
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04/28/13
Good
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04/16/13
Good drainage. Aerated greens recently
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03/02/13
Na
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11/06/12
fine
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10/17/12
Great course with a beautiful location right by the lake.
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10/03/12
Course very firm but decently maintained. Not great value
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10/01/12
Great value
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09/07/12
Course sucks
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09/06/12
Y
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08/27/12
Course is good. Play is terrible- super slow. No ranger b/c it is under staffed. Plus the type of people that play there aren't the best type of gofers. Play through 3, 3 person groups n got attitude from all of em (they necessarily waving me through, as they should have.
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08/24/12
Good
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08/09/12
Fun
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08/07/12
Ry
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08/06/12
G
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08/02/12
Ok
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07/24/12
City course decent but play early as it gets busy late.
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07/22/12
Shit hole
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06/20/12
The greens were the only thing soft on the course. It was to be expected though with as little rain as we've had. Went on Wednesday teed off at 8:40 and got done in about two hours. Usually the course plays a lot slower but if you get out at the right time you can get around quick.
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06/10/12
Slow
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05/25/12
Ok
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05/14/12
Beautiful setting. Inexpensive 9 hole course.
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05/13/12
Wasn't worth the 38 dollars
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04/05/12
Good city course
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03/25/12
Excellent area/placement of the course!!
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07/30/11
Recent Scores
MEMBER SCORE RT/SL PLAYED
Crawford 105 68.8/121 11/21/20
tdubski 60 35.5/127 11/20/20
Vas 86 69.1/122 11/09/20
ghandrahan 47 35.5/127 11/06/20
ghandrahan 84 71/127 11/05/20
dresstank 52 35.5/127 11/03/20
Hux 50 35.5/127 10/28/20
afrey21 44 35.5/127 10/22/20
dresstank 93 65.8/112 10/22/20
truskdp 97 71.1/124 10/10/20
ghandrahan 81 71.1/129 10/08/20
kapretty8 40 35.5/127 10/06/20
sheino 90 69.1/116 10/06/20
sheino 44 35.5/127 10/06/20
mmyers 88 71/127 10/06/20
SteveGordon 45 35.5/127 10/03/20
cmac2010 86 67.2/114 10/02/20
jackatchue 96 71/127 10/02/20
dilreid 103 71.4/131 10/01/20
jpklees 88 71/127 09/25/20
jackatchue 96 71/127 09/19/20
ghandrahan 80 71/127 09/17/20
jackatchue 98 71/127 09/12/20
MatthewNorgard 81 71/127 09/08/20
jackatchue 92 71/127 09/06/20
Scorecard
Course Tee Gender Rating Slope
Sydney R. Marovitz - Sydney R. Marovitz Blue M 71.0 127
Sydney R. Marovitz - Sydney R. Marovitz White M 68.8 122
Sydney R. Marovitz - Sydney R. Marovitz Red W 68.2 120
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