Golf Course Photo, Crab Orchard Golf Club, Carterville, 62918
Crab Orchard Golf Club
Played on September 2009
W Grand Ave, Carterville, Illinois, 62918
1 Ranking
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Golfer Bob

$26 (cart included), played on Monday, September 2009 at noon

Played here 9-21-09 on the recommendation of a casual acquaintance. Would not do it again.

Course is so flat as to be uninteresting. Most tee boxes and greens are elevated a few feet by bulldozer. Many parallel holes, so no real design imagination. Essentially zero terrain variation, so the only interesting features are the shape of the bunkers and the variety of the trees. Not saying it is a "bad" course, just not very appealing.

The staff we met were very nice, and the pro shop was adequate. Conditions were very good, with obvious pride in the details (flowers, etc.). However there are more interesting and more challenging layouts relatively close by.

Would travel: 0-10 Miles, Not Vacation Worthy
Bottom line: Better courses for less nearby
Condition of Course, Price, Pace of Play, Pro Shop
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Rank ID # : 008380