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4.6
145 Reviews (145)
5 Stars
88
4 Stars
50
3 Stars
6
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.9
Layout
4.7
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
99.6%
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142 out of 145 reviews
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4.6
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
17
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.9
Layout
4.7
Pace
3.7
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
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27 out of 27 reviews
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4.6
31 Reviews (31)
5 Stars
21
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.6
Value
4.9
Layout
4.8
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
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31 out of 31 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6408 yards
Slope 122
Rating 70.9

Wolf Hollow Golf Club originally opened in 1928 as Lena Golf Club. The course tumbles across northwest Illinois' gently rolling hills, incorporating quite a few elevation changes into the layout. The golf course has a true risk-reward design that will thoroughly test your shot-making abilities. With proper course management and a bit of luck, there are several birdie opportunities to be had. Measuring in at just over 6,400 yards from the back tees, the course manages to give you a few lengthy holes but it will also put your short-game skills to the test. The 16th is one of Wolf Hollow Golf Club's most intimidating holes because this par 4 has trouble everywhere. A creek and tall grasses guard the left of the fairway and the small green requires a nearly perfect approach shot.

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Course Details

Year Built 1996
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Gordon Cunningham

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range 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

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Lounge, Banquet Facilities

Accolades

Reviews

4.6
145 Reviews (145)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 6
Elevation Changes 6
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7

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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Value

Wolf Hollow is a hidden gem. The course is fun to play, in great shape, and the staff makes you feel welcome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
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
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

The only downfall is there are some dead spots on greens. Other than that awsome course. Will always play several rounds here

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course

Fun course, diverse holes.
Always like to play here.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 42
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Hidden Gem

This place is well worth finding for many reasons. Staff were great. Course condition and layout were very good. Price was outstanding! Greens were very nice and rolled true. Very hilly with many uneven lies resulting in a great challenge. Gotta go to this place!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course!

For the time of the year this course is in great condition. Easy to play and scenic.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Took a friend

Was misty and cool But she enjoyed the round and the course!! Even under not the nicest of conditions!!

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
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wolf Hollow

Well maintained with a lot of variety.
Will play again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Been there twice in two weeks

Much be worth the trip Been there twice in two weeks

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

a gem

Wolf hollow, what can I say ,an absolute masterpiece,this is a great golf course for all skill levels,with tight doglegs and challenging holes,the biggest bonus,the scenery here is spectacular especially now with the fall colours coming in and the abundant wildlife that seems to be on the golf course every time we play.wanna experience a wow with your golf game, then play here.totally awesome,would recommend this course to everyone . a little out of the way,but worth the drive

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Wolf Hollow

I like this course. Have played it several times and it is always fun. It has some very challenging holes but overall is fair. I like the diversity of holes with some long par 4's which is compensated for with some fairly easy ones. Definitely a course I recommend.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 18
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

good fun

See above. The only reason conditions weren't 5 star was 1 1/2" rain had within hours, ended.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 25
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

TOO MANY BLIND SHOTS!

Course was In very good condition overall, considering our lack of rain for past several weeks. Fairways and greens were in very good condition. Course seemed very busy for a weekday. Parking lot was full but pace of play was still quite good. But, WAY too many blind shots, which I my lowers my overall enjoyment considerably. Could've been more enjoyable. Probably will not return...

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The Wolf

I like this course. It is challenging yet not so hard that my ego is crushed. The course is in good shape although a couple of the greens had some problems. Pace of play was good. Pro shop help is not so friendly, however, bartender and food servers are great. Will come back and recommend to anyone wanting a fun challenging course.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Beautiflul view

Everything was great except for the pace of play. No ranger in site and a bunch of twosomes were stuck behind a foursome that wouldn't let anyone play through. Other than that course was in great shape.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 15
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow Play

Usually love this course, but it was packed with an outing that killed our round. Wish we would have called first to see if there was any such thing going down on the day of our tee time. Lovely course in good condition, but we were unable to play the back nine due to the congestion of multiple 4-somes on tee 10 when we made the turn. Catch it on a quiet day, and it is a gem.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice Layout

This course used to be in excellent condition and I have played it numerous times over many years. This time it was in the poorest condition I have ever seen it. It appears to me that over the past year conditions have fallen below the standards the course has set in past years. I hope they go to work on it.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

rough greens

the course its always fun to play but for God sales does anyone here repair divots? Greens were the worst I've played so far this year. Pace was very slow. we were a twosome and at the turn the foursome ahead of us you would have thought we shot their mom when they let us through. At least they did while none else did. probably won't be playing there anymore this year.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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