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4.5
129 Reviews (129)
5 Stars
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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
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.2
93.8%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6726 yards
Slope 134
Rating 72.2

Course Details

Year Built 1920
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect Bob Lohmann (1989) Dick Nugent (1977) Jacobson Golf Course Design (2018)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $20
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Snacks, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lockers, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.5
129 Reviews (129)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 7
Narrow Fairways 6
Thick Rough 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 16
Walkers 11
Beginners 10
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 15
Convenient to the City 7

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Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The Ultimate Round

So great to be able to play golf on December 9th. Sunny and beautiful. Course was in excellent shape. Couldn’t ask for more.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

RAIN

Cold, blustery, wet, miserable. Torture. It was awful!

Friendliness Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Finally played all 18 holes

I played Sunset Valley last year, but was only able to play the front 9 twice due to flooding on the back nine. The course was in good condition and the layout is challenging, but fun. Brought a friend who said he'll definitely be back. Tucked between other country clubs, this is a great public track.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Great Course, Beautiful fast Greens

First time playing. Will definitely be back. Greens are best around.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Great Value

Extremely well-maintained course. Typical old-time layout with numerous parallel fairways, that is not a criticism just a description. Greens are smooth and fast. Recent renovation a real success. Definitely worth a visit.. Easy to walk, will value for the price.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome

Very large, undulated, and fast greens. Enjoyable challenge. Pristine condition of all surfaces despite many unrepaired ball marks. Fairly flat which makes for an easy walk, but with the Links- inspired mounding and bunkering plenty challenging.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Track - I will be back

Played early in the morning, staff was friendly and helpful during my arrival. The only downside of Sunset Valley is the lack of a range. Greens were in great condition and really got fast later in the day, with some tough pins being below the hole was important. Solid lay out with some interesting bunkering, playable course and you can get away with spraying it a bit off the tee.

I will be back again this summer.

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

Really liking the renovation

This course is definitely growing on me the more I play it. Fair but interesting and challenging. Really nice staff. Easy to walk. Great early round to start the day.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Smooth experience

With regards to the course itself, it is in pristine condition. They have really maximized the land that they have and even though it is fairly flat like most of Illinois, the contouring around the greens is good. Greens rolling nicely.

I was happy with the pace of play and it seemed rangers actually cared about it which is far too uncommon for public courses in the burbs. Will definitely be back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
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
Hot weather
Used cart

Nice Round at a Nice Place

Hot sunny mid-morning round. Course in good shape, very fair. Good shots rewarded. Playable. Hot dogs & brats at the turn with the order ahead link from the linked cart. Pleasant beverage cart we saw 3-4x over the 18 holes. Nice patio set up for a pop after the round. Would play there again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 57
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 32
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Nice upgrade

Sunset Valley undertook a significant course upgrade. The course conditions were very good and the greens were rolling very well.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
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