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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 6614 yards
Slope 125
Rating 71.9

Course Details

Year Built 1964
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Ken Killian (1964) Dick Nugent (1964)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Reviews

3.3
2 Reviews (2)
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Reviews 25
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

This review is in the context of other nearby golf courses and not what it could be or compare it to courses in other areas.

Starting off let's correct a minor error reported in an earlier review. There are Three par 3's on the Front 9 and 3 par 5's on the back 9..

Pace of play is generally good when I have played. I prefer afternoons, when it is less crowded.

Considering what else is nearby, it's an OK course.

Off-Course Amenities - or On course for that matter. Practically none, for that reason 1 star.

Course Layout - Mostly flat and tree lined fairways. Very few bunkers. Surrounded by corn fields and a highway.
Silly Par 3 hitting across the main road in front the entrance. No rating below 1 available.

Value For The Money - At $40 on the weekends, probably not bad, but considering the location.. The one plus is that 18 round green fee allows unlimited play

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 90
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 250 Contributor
First Time Playing
Excellent weather
Used cart

On a camping trip

I golfed with a friend on a Saturday while camping at Starved Rock. Very nice course, great people, really well maintained. Three par fives on the front. We played from the middle tees. Just can't say enough nice things about the place. We had to wait at number 11, but the trio in front let us play through as soon as they finished. Highly recommend

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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