Overall a decent track, a couple of really fun golf holes and respectably fun green complexes.
I was a little underwhelmed that we didn’t get many views of the Channel during the round, and there’s not a whole lot of elevation or undulation movement out there. Definitely not my first choice of courses in that area but overall it’s “just fine”. Rumor is that pace of play can be brutal on the weekends though…
It’s a rock solid muni that fits perfectly in the $40-60 range.
I used to play there every so often about 15 years ago or so. It’s not terrible for a muni. Decent track, serves its purpose. First hole always had my number because I could never seem to negotiate the big dogleg. Tough par five on the back nine with trees and river left, and water all up the right, but I remember getting there once with driver/2-iron, back when people still carried 2-irons. The river never really comes into play because there’s a pretty big buffer, and with the trees, I’m not sure you even see it all that much. I also remember going down there once as a single and not being able to get out, then playing the nine-holer up the street which wasn’t too bad. Palos Hills, I think.
Just popping in to say that I sometimes find myself thinking, ‘Damn, Chicago is definitely the best Roll Call/Roost.’ I come to snoop and see a thread of glorious softcore water tower porn, and I say, ‘Yep, I was right.’
Have played here a couple of times. An incredibly unremarkable golf course. First two holes are dumb. As I recall, they have a double dog-leg par 5 that is also dumb. Nearly had a fatality in our group on the 14th tee box from a wayward shot on the par 3 13th.
Agree! The thing I remember most about there was they had tiny flags. Definitely some dumb golf holes, but they seem to stay open nearly year round. @Pinehurts it’s a track I say is best kept for scratching the winter itch when few other places are open.
I also played there a couple years ago and would agree. Some of the greens were totally dead. However I did see recently on Twitter some people saying it got new ownership and is night and day to the past couple years, which has me wondering if it’s worth another spin at some point. Probably waiting til at least next year, but I know there is some L&M architecture out there.