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4.0
322 Reviews (322)
5 Stars
86
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
24
1 Stars
20
Conditions
3.8
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.8
84.9%
Recommend this course
252 out of 322 reviews
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4.3
36 Reviews (36)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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1
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Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.6
91.7%
Recommend this course
33 out of 36 reviews
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4.2
56 Reviews (56)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
30
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.9
Value
4.2
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
92.9%
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52 out of 56 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6745 yards
Slope 134
Rating 72.4
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Orchard Valley Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1993
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Ken Kavanaugh (1993) Bob Lohmann

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.0
322 Reviews (322)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 21
Patio Dining 13
Dinner 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 35
Bunkers 31
Forced Carries 24
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 23
Locals 20
Entertaining Clients 6
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 34
Worth the Drive 12

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Reviews 15
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Dybo's Take

Staff was great. Not many changes made over the years, but still enjoyable. Sand conditions were poor with little to no rakes. Greens ok after punching them a few weeks ago.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 48
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course was in great shape. Starters were a bit confused on times, groups, etc but we managed through it. Front 9 was slow, but back 9 was fine. Solid course. Great rage through GolfNow. Would play again.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 391
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Illinois Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Always a solid 4 stars

OV receives an extreme amount of play. Normally packed to the gills the very hot weather kept many away from playing on Wednesday afternoon. Most fortunate to play in under 3 hours never held up by anyone in front of us. OV is in decent shape....the lack of rain has the fairway running extremely hard and fast. It was nice to see they are replenishing sand in places - GUR for the huge front right trap on #8 as well as the fronting traps on #15.....probably others but those were the two I noticed. Halfway house where you get range balls was closed but they did have roving beverage cart. A nice jug of ice cold water was operational on the 12th tee box. And restrooms with running water after 4&7 front after 13&15.

Greens were in decent shape rolling okay however a lot of old ball marks to fix on a few putts.....fault the players more so than the grounds crew....repair your ball marks, rake traps and sand your divots please!!! Had a perfect drive on 14 end up in a divot that was dug to China. Hope the idiot who made that divot and didn't sand receives the wrath of Golf Gods multiple times. Nice to see OV hosts Batavia HS team who were going out as we were finishing.

OV has a really fun routing with plenty of water to fend off. Some nice green complexes providing short stick challenge. A number of short par 4's and if you can keep your ball in play you can post a good score. Several par 5's are reachable in two....most especially with the fairways running out so much right now.

Thanks for a wonderful afternoon to all at OV. Highly recommend play. Book your tee times early as day before and day of decent times can be hard to come by. Cheers!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Used cart

Staff was very helpful and cheerful

The women at the concession by the range was extremely polite and very cheerful. Made the round better.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

First Time Back in a While - Pleasantly Surprised

I used to play Orchard frequently but a few years ago the course condition seemed to really be slipping versus other comparaby priced courses. In addition, the pace of play had become brutally slow and wasn't marshalled. This time out, none of that was the case. The course maintenance seemed to have really stepped up, the greens and bunkers were well maintained and we finished in just over 4:15. If this is what I can expect from a course that has always been more interesting and challenging than its peer courses since it opened, I will be back again and again from now on.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Only complaint what is that starter allowed the group behind us to tee off too early and for the entire round we felt pressured. The group behind us was constantly hitting into us and we were always waiting on the group ahead. Could have been spaced out much better

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

SLOW!

We waited on every shot at least two to three minutes. Groups in front were slow and no ranger or any staff on the course to move things along. No starter to move things along either.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Beautiful course

The course was exceptionally well maintained and the greens were true with consistent speed throughout the 18 holes. A great blend of strategic shots and swing away. There are many picturesque views on the course. I hope to be able to play it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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