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4.3
108 Reviews (108)
5 Stars
42
4 Stars
43
3 Stars
12
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
6
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
95.3%
Recommend this course
93 out of 108 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
5
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.9
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
13 out of 13 reviews
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4.5
15 Reviews (15)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.2
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
15 out of 15 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7005 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.6
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Piper Glen Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 2/01 Closed: 12/31
Architect Bob Lohmann (1996)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.3
108 Reviews (108)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 10
Thick Rough 8
Water Hazards 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 8
Advanced Golfers 7
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 8

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Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Traps not good

Starting to slip again. It’s a shame. Was on a steady improvement over the past 3 years. Greens still in great shape but they have neglected the traps. The water does not drain and they are not raked.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Condition improving every week

I have played this course a couple of times a year for 10 years. It is finally being cared for properly. The traps are almost all done, the fairways have grown in and the greens are fast. all of that said some of the pin placements were a bit ridiculous. The greens keeper must be behind a tree laughing.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A perfect course for a perfect day!

The course was in wonderful shape. All of the tee boxes were neat. The fairways and rough were perfectly cut. The greens were fast. It was a great day!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
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
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Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A tough track in good condition

Piper has two of the most interesting holes in Central Illinois

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Staff friendliness

Still the least inviting staff in the area. . Always have been cold and unwelcoming.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Piper

The course was in great condition, my only complaint was with the pin locations and the speed of the green. Too many times to count today, any putt you hit ended up in the opposite fringe and many of the placements were incredibly difficult. Many very good shots onto the green were left with the only option to hit it to the fringe under the hole. Fantastic course but too challenging of greens for my skill level, on many holes a 3 putt was superb. With that said, will play again soon!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good course and getting better

This course has made major improvements in the past few years.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Top Course for Capital Area.

Piper was in pretty great shape all things considered. It had rained a lot overnight and there was a large remnant of fog in places. I hadn’t played Piper in over 3 years. My game has certainly grown since the last time, cuz, while long from the whites, I still scored very well.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Flawless Conditions

The course was tough but fair. Greens are fast with tons of slope. It felt like we were playing a resort course. Flawless conditions ready for tournament play. Highly recommended course to play if you are in the Springfield area. Bring your A game this course is far from easy or short.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wheres the ranger?

Love playing piper. Always in good shape. However pace of play is always horrible. Never anyone out policing the pace. Other golfers never recognize they are multiple holes behind and rarely even acknowledge the person behind them. Shouldnt have to wait 10-15 min per shot on a Wednesday afternoon.

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