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Value
4.0
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4.9
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4.0
Pace
2.9
Amenities
4.0
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7171 yards
Slope 138
Rating 74.1

Course Details

Year Built 1993
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round. Weather permitting
Architect Dick Nugent (1993)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

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4.1
169 Reviews (169)
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Reviews 448
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Illinois Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Good Shape for Early Season

80's in April? Awesome. We had a wonderful afternoon at The Bluffs. Giving it 4 stars because I recommend the place. A good senior value. Our experience was a bit below 4 stars with some very slow play in front of us. Unacceptable this early in the season. We should not of had a 430 plus round....the tee sheet was hardly full. Another item that will contribute to slow play this season.....your ball pretty much sits down in the sand traps with the sand that was used to rehabilitate several of them. See my review below for further info. Play it!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Reviews 734
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Michigan Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
First Time Playing

great layout through old quarry

Course had a terrific layout that utilizes and old gravel quarry and the holes through it are superlative! These holes have terrific mounding form the spoils of the old quarry and some elevation change.

As great as the layout and quarry holes are the course conditions and staff are equally as poor. If not for my poor treatment and poor course conditions the course would be ranked higher.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 448
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Illinois Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Solid 4 stars - New Bar/Patio thumbs up!

They did a nice job renovating the clubhouse....the open air garage doors nice days bar area is awesome as well as the outdoor patio. Unfortunately what they neglected were the restroom areas. Not even close to being adequate for some larger events at clubhouse/bar/restaurant. No lockers or showers.....while the restrooms are "new" the same ventilation issues as before - smelly/messing/wet but updated. You also experience a somewhat "clunky"check in as the pro-shop is now located on the opposite side of the building in back....which is further away from the starter shack were you have to check in to get a cart. Decent driving range off grass currently with a small practice area near the putting green.

Course itself is in very good shape. A decent $45 value for a seniors....which a great layout and lot's of fun challenges. HIghly recommend. Play it! .

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played

Disappointed

It’s been a few years since I’ve played this course. I quit playing here 3 years ago because I decided to play here after getting off work at 1PM on a beautiful 70 degree day showing up to the course only to find out the course was closed for the day due to a 5k run. On a golf course... fast forward 3 years and I see it popping up on lists around the Chicago area as a top course so I gave it another try. The result... the only list this course should be on is top courses with lowest maintenance budget. This place hasn’t seen a lawn mower on it in 3 days and I played it on the weekend when conditions should be in pristine form. On top of that the greens were still aerated ON MAY 15th. The $89 rate I paid for the round is an absolute joke. The best part is the system they go through to hand out cart keys. They have to “assign you a cart” and then you have the privilege to go through the old drunk sailor who spends 5 minutes to find out which cart he wants to assign you. And then there is the cart lady who has no regard for her own safety and she could give a rats behind that you are about to hit a golf ball in her direction, she will actually continue to drive right towards you as you are on the tee box. The rough is basically fescue, tee boxes were shaggy, fairways were shaggy and don’t even get me started on the greens. Pace of play was great and the layout is phenomenal. If they throw a lawn mower on this place more than twice a week it would be in good shape. I’ll try again in another 3 years! This place is getting away with robbery.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 47
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 47
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times 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 47
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

첫번째 방문

남편과 함께한 플레이 너무 항복한 시간이었습니다.
코스 레이아웃이나 코스 및 그린 상태가 너무 좋았습니다.
18번 홀만 재정비한다면 프로 경기를 할 수있을 만큼 좋은 코스였습니다.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 448
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Illinois Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Bonus October Day

Empty course on a Tuesday afternoon - light winds and partly cloudy in the low 70's. Course was a little wet from rains the day and evening before but very playable. Traps were mud. Appeared they had somewhat been maintained this season but probably hit and miss. I wish they'd finish off renovating their clubhouse and get that back up and running. It's still not done...getting there and hopefully will open next season. Halfway house out of trailer for beverages/food and porta potties. At least they have water jubs on course that are filled. The Bluffs is well designed and grasses were all in decent shape. The rough does need to be mowed soon...very thick. Solid grass driving range for warm up. Greens had good speed and were not aerated. Solid 4 stars. Recommend. Once the renovated clubhouse opens it will be above 4 stars.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Heritage Bluff

First time playing this course, doesn't look like much from the road or in the parking lot but what a gem of a course once you start playing. Very well groomed for public course, beautiful layout. Pace of play was very good. Tremendous value!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 103
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Course is in impeccable shape except for a lot of sand traps. Not maintained like they should be. Some very hard like cement and others were very like mud and not raked

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

Solid overall course

Great course.
For an average golfer like me, the course is tough in my opinion. Bunker placements and tighter fairways.
First time I’d played since 2015 and it’s really nice and well kept just like I remembered

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice course BUT

Pretty nice course, in good shape, nice people BUT paying $80 for what this course is may be a little over the top. Layout is pretty average, trees and some tight fairways. At this price point though you’re better off spending an extra 10 or 20 to be at a much nicer course.

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 16
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 103
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great price and great conditions for a park district course. Also resurfaced cart paths, awesome! Presently renovating the pro shop and restaurant, nice!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 103
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 142
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 100 Contributor
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hidden gem

Although it rained pretty hard last night, the course was in great shape. Greens were rolling good, but the traps had some large stones mixed in with the sand. Pace of play was good. Will definitely play there again soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 24
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Spending money in all the wrong places

They are going through an overhaul with their clubhouse trying to make it more hip and fun to hang out at at night and not spending money on the course. The sand traps had rocks in them bigger than the golf balls themselves as well as poor weed control. Not only are the bunkers awful but the range was abysmal, looked like it was mostly dead and no one was bothering to work on it. I know it’s very dry here in the Midwest due to a lack of rain and it can get expensive to water but if you’re not going to take care of the course than you need to charge less money. We are DEFINITELY not getting what we are paying for. This golf course has deteriorated significantly in the last two years. Do not play this golf course until they decide to put money where it needs to be spent… ON THE COURSE!!!!

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Fair
Pace Poor
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