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3.9
293 Reviews (293)
5 Stars
73
4 Stars
123
3 Stars
54
2 Stars
23
1 Stars
20
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.9
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.8
80.5%
Recommend this course
225 out of 293 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.1
25 Reviews (25)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.1
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.4
92.0%
Recommend this course
23 out of 25 reviews
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4.0
70 Reviews (70)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
33
3 Stars
10
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
3.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.5
82.9%
Recommend this course
58 out of 70 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6745 yards
Slope 134
Rating 72.4
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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

3.9
293 Reviews (293)

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 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 14
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Bunkers need work

Bunkers are in pretty bad shape. The greens are pretty slow but may be due to the heat to keep them safe. The water jugs were all empty when we got to them as an 11:00 am tee time.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Maintenance

Bunkers need grooming, Golfers need to repair golf ball marks on green. Great Layout. Pace of play slow,,,,,never saw a marshall.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful and a great test

I love the design of this course. Many challenges and traps. Unfortunately it looks like no one from their crea has raked any of the sandtraps all year. Seriously. If you hit into a trap you were almost guaranteed to be in someone else deep footprint. Obviously the goal is not to hit the traps, but it was literally impossible to hit out of many of the one's I saw. I hit into three and had to take drops out as they were unplayable.
Otherwise beautiful fairways and greens.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 10
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Previously Played

What has happened to this gem?

Played this course from the week it opened and it was always in my Top 5 Chicagoland courses. Played it Monday for the first time in 10 years. Bunkers were not bunkers. Filled with weeds, grass and no sand. Must have been months or a year since they were touched. SAD was the only word to use. I have not seen such a great course in such horrific condition in years. Too many other great Chicago courses - not sure they will survive if this is the product they are going to have.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Short course but excellent condition

Course was more than gettable because it's super short. The greens were perfect and rolled true. The traps could use a little bit of work but I was lucky enough to stay out of 'em pretty much all day. Course layout is excellent. As long as you don't consistently hit the ball to the right you can score well. If you do slice it, bring extra balls.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
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 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Played this course a handful of times. Great layout. Great condition. Well worth it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Recommend This Course

Always fun to play. Really good layout and in good condition.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Fair condition but needs maintenance

Golfing in the spring is always hit or miss but having played here several times I was disappointed the traps are unplayable and have not since last summer. They could at a minimum run the rake machine thru it. The greens were slow and patchy like they were in the fall, hopefully they fill back in and recover from whatever fungus hit them last year.

Great challenging course while still being fun and fair

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 8
Handicap 10-14
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
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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