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Bow Lake Golf & Disc Golf Course

9-Hole Public Golf Course & 18 Hole Public Disc Golf Course in Barry, IL
Open today until 9:00 PM
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Disc Golf Course Grand Opening

Jul 26, 2020 – Jul 26, 2020

Free lessons from Pros, Ribbin cutting, competitions, free disc drawings, and $1 trial rounds

Bring your father or child and play 9 holes with a cart for $15 each or 18 with a cart for $25 each.

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Grab another couple and have a Date Night. Couples Golf is a 4 Per Scramble. Play anytime after 3 pm. Food can be delivered from a local cafe for after your round.

Wednesday 2-Man Scrambles

May 20, 2020 – Nov 4, 2020

Weekly 2-Man Scramble with Skins Pot. Current COVID accommodations allows you and partner to play anytime after 2 pm. You MUST play with another team. Turn card in when your round is finished. Scoring will be completed that night and winners announced.


4 years ago
More people need to play golf here . Nice coarse
- Brent W
2 years ago
- Enn J
2 years ago
- Mark M

Welcome to Bow Lake!

About Us
Bow Lake Golf Course is a fun, family-owned and operated 9-Hole public golf course located in Barry, Illinois. Bow Lake was designed and built by Bill Bainter and the late Terry Oitker with the first tee-off coming in May of 1993. The course is a par 35 that is very unique and filled with character including an island green. Bow Lake is both fun and challenging for all skill levels.

After 10 great seasons the course was sold in late 2002, but was reacquired by the original families in May of 2009. This time around, Bill partnered with his two sons Nathan and Coy and also with his son-in-law and Terry’s son Eric Oitker. The foursome has been working to restore Bow Lake to its original mystique while adding to its family atmosphere through unique golf events like specialty tournaments, Couple’s Nights, benefit tournaments as well as non-golf events like outdoor concerts and a sand volleyball league.

In 2020, Bow Lake added a 18 hole Disc Golf Course. The course offers two tee locations with challenging holes and beautiful scenery. Click to see our Scorecard and Map. 

Our Daily Rates for 2021:
  • Green Fees
    • 9 Holes-$12 
    • 18 Holes-$16
  • 1/2 Cart Rent-$8 per 9 Holes
  • 1/2 Trail Fee-$6 per 9 Holes

Our 2021 Season Pass Rates
  • Youth   -$225 
    • 13 year or age through undergrad
    • FREE green fees for children under 12 w/ paid adult
  • Single   -$650 
  • Couples-$895 
  • **Referral Pass Special-
    • 2020 Member + 1 New-$395/ea
    • Contact us for 10+ Groups or Corporate Passes
  • Ask us about a monthly or quarterly payment plan

Recurring Golf Events
  • Every Wednesday Evening
    • 2 Man Scramble
    • Flight & Big Skins Payout
  • Couples Nights
    • Semi-Monthly Couples Date Nights

Our Disc Golf Rates for 2021:
  • Pre-K & Under-FREE
  • K-Jr High-$1
  • HS-College-$3
  • Age 23-65-$5
  • 65 & Older-$4
Cart Rent $8 per person per round. 

Our Disc Golf Season Passes for 2021:
  • K-Jr High-$50
  • HS-College-$100
  • Age 23-65-$175
  • 65 & Older-$140
  • Couples-Amount X 1.5
  • Family (Household through Age 22)-$275
  • Current Golf Member-Half Priced 
    • Same Category as Golf Membership
  • Ask us about a monthly or quarterly payment plan.

Contact Us


Call now
  • (217) 335-7043


Get directions
1500 Croxville Dr
Barry, IL 62312
United States

Business Hours

Mon:7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Tue:7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Wed:7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Thu:7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Fri:7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sat:7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
Sun:7:00 AM – 9:00 PM
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