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4.5
236 Reviews (236)
5 Stars
143
4 Stars
84
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.6
98.6%
Recommend this course
231 out of 236 reviews
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4.6
25 Reviews (25)
5 Stars
15
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.6
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.7
StaffFriendliness
4.9
100.0%
Recommend this course
25 out of 25 reviews
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4.5
58 Reviews (58)
5 Stars
30
4 Stars
27
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.2
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
98.3%
Recommend this course
57 out of 58 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public/Municipal
Par 33
Length 2440 yards
Slope 106
Rating 31.6

Previously known as Tam Golf Course.

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Course Details

Year Built 1974
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/15
Architect William J. Spear (1974) Todd Quitno (2018) Bob Lohmann (2018)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $10
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Golf School Academy Yes - "Tam Golf Learning Center"
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Accolades

Reviews

4.5
236 Reviews (236)
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Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Still in great shape for late season...Course does a great job keeping leaves clear and staff is always friendly.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 52
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
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 Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Gem of a course

Besides being a historic course, it’s an absolute hidden gem. The course is maintained perfectly. The entire staff goes over the top and actually remembers your name if you play there more than once. Peter, the GM, is so accommodating anytime we have a small request and makes you feel like it’s a country club. After the round the on-site restaurant/bar Howard Street Inn makes it even more special. We have a few drinks and relive the round. If you have not played it I highly recommend you give it a try.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

Best 9-hole course around

If not the best, Tam is definitely one of the best 9-holes courses I've played in the Chicagoland area. The staff in the pro-shop and the ranger/starter were very friendly and engaging. Most holes were pretty straight but strategically placed bunkers and a couple tough par 3's made for a a fun round. Would definitely recommend the course to anyone.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 41
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best nine hole golf course in Illinois

Original course layout was the first televised golf tournament held.

Conditions Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 7
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 41
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Best Nile hole golf course in Illinois.

The course is always in great condition despite the amount of play. Very friendly staff and the 19th hole is one of the best.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 41
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 13
Handicap 15-19
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 41
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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