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3.9
83 Reviews (83)
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
33
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
9
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
4.0
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.1
83.2%
Recommend this course
71 out of 83 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.7
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.8
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
12 out of 12 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.0
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
7
2 Stars
2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.0
Layout
4.1
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.1
StaffFriendliness
4.4
88.1%
Recommend this course
37 out of 42 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 35
Length 3108 yards
Slope 115
Rating 34.8
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Billy Caldwell Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1900
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf Simulator No
Indoor Practice No

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.9
83 Reviews (83)
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Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in great shape!

Solid 9 hole muni track in great condition! The greens were awesome and rolling true. Cant go wrong for the price

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best value for golf

Fantastic staff and well
Kept course

Really need to have restroom and snack shop on the course. At minimum the old snack shop could be replaced by a food truck

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Very slow play

It would have been nice if the range had come by just to move the slower players along.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Challenging 9

Nice 9-hole test
5th hole with water and elevated green often back up play.
Greens were good, fairways too.
Tees a little long.
Unfortunately, course condition usually goes down in the summer due to the volume of rounds.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
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
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
8b160d6b-c8cd-5772-b0bd-fefe658b4a4d
Commented on 03/30/2021

Thanks so much for your review! We hope to see you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
8b160d6b-c8cd-5772-b0bd-fefe658b4a4d
Commented on 03/30/2021

Thanks so much for your review! We hope to see you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Affordable public course

It’s a nice little 9 hole course. Good design for a city course, lots of different layouts. No par 5’s but not really necessary for a 9 hole course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
8b160d6b-c8cd-5772-b0bd-fefe658b4a4d
Commented on 11/09/2020

Thank you so much for your review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed our course and hope to see you back again soon.

Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Overpriced!!!!!

The staff, course and even the riding cart were all a huge negative for my round. On top of all that it is ridiculous that to use a riding cart, the cost of playing a 9 hole county course, of this quality, is $35. They actually list that as a “Hot Deal” on the Golf Now site.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 20
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course in bad condition

Course is in bad shape. Fairways had lots of Dry spots and ground extremity hard. Can’t swing and get a good shot cause there’s hardly any grass underneath the ball.
Too bad, I liked this course but it seems they haven’t done any maintenance Won’t go back at least this year.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Walked

Pretty Good

Tee boxes and green areas are well kept. Fairways need some love but for the price and a public course, can't complain too much.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

decent

The course was in decent condition considering how dry it has been. Round cost $40 with cart, which is kind of insane for what you are getting.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Idiotic Tee Time-Booking service and unobliging Golf Shop.

Joanna, a Tee Time assistant, had provided me with false confidence when she insisted on taking care of me. We had a scheduling conflict with two separate Tee times and the communication between the booking service and the golf course was horrendous. She had promised a full refund on the initial time if I had committed to prepay another tee time. However, the golf course had a policy in place that did not allow this type of maneuvering and was unwilling to help which gives color to exactly how dysfunctional both of these businesses are. DO NOT schedule Tee Times with any third party scheduling service and if you are looking for a low-quality, cheap golf course in the Chicagoland area, even Billy Caldwell may be well below your standards.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Beginner
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
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