Deer Lake Golf Club is a GreatLife Golf & Fitness facility located in Springfield. Features include an 18-hole golf course, practice facilities, restaurant and lounge, and fitness center. It is also available for golf tournaments, outings, banquets, and other special events. Deer Lake Golf Club first opened for play in 1991. The course was designed by William W. Amick. The course is relatively flat with a nice mix of both open and wooded holes. Seven ponds have been incorporated into the course design. The course has a very unique feature. Five of the holes are located across Interstate 44. Access is gained via an underground cart path tunnel that crosses under the split 4 lane highway. Seven ponds have been incorporated into the course design. Deer Lake plays to a par-72 and maximum distance of 7,001 yards. The course rating is 74.1 with a 128 slope rating.