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4.5
163 Reviews (163)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
5
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.6
90.4%
Recommend this course
149 out of 163 reviews
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4.6
49 Reviews (49)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.4
StaffFriendliness
4.4
89.8%
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44 out of 49 reviews
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4.6
52 Reviews (52)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.4
90.4%
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47 out of 52 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7171 yards
Slope 138
Rating 74.1
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Heritage Bluffs Public Golf Club
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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

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
163 Reviews (163)
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Reviews 390
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 1
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 11
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 59
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 3
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 12
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 59
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 59
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 96
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 250 Contributor
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 20
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
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Primo shot values. Great property

No clubhouse this year, but still a great public track for the money

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Loving It!

The Bluff has the cushiest cart seat for a starter. The check in process is flawless. There is a starter to guide you for new visitors. The tee tiff time is observed and the pace of play on a Saturday is acceptable.. Practice area is available. The course is very well maintained. Challenging and differing layout which my friends enjoyed a lot with clear directional signs. There is nice food stand by the10th hole and a cart lady. So despite the hardship on getting staff to operate a course, the team at Bluff gets an A for superb management! This golf course is a hidden gem and worth the money and trip!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 20
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 8
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Do yourself a favor and play this course!

Never disappoints! Was in great shape. Played early and finished in under four hours. Staff is always friendly and accommodating. Kudos to you all!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Heritage Bluffs

Course in great shape. New carts paths really nice. Staff always friendly and makes round enjoyable.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Golf at it's finest

I would say your course is one of the nicest and overall, I would rate it as one of finest courses to play. It is very apparent that there have been a lot of improvements made.. I'd recommend your course to all my friends.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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