Renwood Golf Course

701 E Shorewood Rd, Round Lake, Illinois, 60073
Type: Public
No. Holes: 18
Architect: -
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Detailed description of Renwood Golf Course

Renwood Golf Course is a Public 18 hole golf course located in Round Lake, Illinois.

Renwood Golf Course opened in 1922.

Renwood Golf Course is a public 18-hole golf course operated by the Round Lake Area Park District. The Front nine holes are fairly easy, while the Back nine are highlighted by a creek flowing through every hole.

Par for the course is 72. From the back tees the course plays to 6,048 yards. From the forward tees the course measures 5,618 yards. The longest hole on the course is # 6, a par-5 that plays to 505 yards. The shortest hole on the course is # 10, a par-3 that plays to 135 yards from the back tees.

Watch out for # 2, a 388 yard par-4 challenge and the #1 handicap hole on the course. The easiest hole at Renwood Golf Course is # 10, the 135 yard par-3.

This course has been reviewed 1 time
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Grayslake, IL

$16 (cart not included), played on Wednesday, August 2009 at 8am

This park district course is nicely conditioned and while on the short side distance-wise provides enough challenge for all but the very lowest handicappers.

The front side has two short par 4,s balanced by two par 5,s that are nearly 500-yds each. There is water on all but one hole with multiple crossings on two. With sand, water and trees to contend with, it does provide plenty of challenge for the average golfer.

The back side starts out with three fairly easy par 4,s which measure around 300-yds. The greens get much smaller on the back but are smooth and true. The only par 3 on the back is a 166-yd nightmare that is small, narrow and heavily bunkered. The rest of the nine is average in length and difficulty until you reach the par four ninth hole that is the 2nd toughest on the course. It is 384-yds. uphill with OB left and trees on the right and a giant bunker guarding the approach to the green preventing any kind of bump and run.

The course rewards the accurate shotmaker but is very tough on the "long and wrong type." They better bring an extra sleeve of balls.

Would travel: 10-20 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: I would play again, Average course for the area, Bargain priced based on quality and competitive area pricing
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Rank ID # : 006000
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