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4.1
Value
4.8
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.7
Pace
4.7
Amenities
4.3
93.5%
Recommend this course
15 out of 16 reviews
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4.3
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4.1
Value
4.9
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.8
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.8
87.5%
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7 out of 8 reviews
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4.2
9 Reviews (9)
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4.1
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4.8
Layout
4.4
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4.8
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
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8 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 71
Length 6600 yards
Slope 133
Rating 71.8
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Franklin County Country Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1922
Fairways Zoysia Grass
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Food & Beverage

Restaurant

Available Facilities

Banquet Facilities, Locker Rooms

Available Activities

Swimming

Reviews

4.4
16 Reviews (16)
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Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Nice course, good condition

FCCC is a nice old course that is somewhat challenging. I am a high handicapper and there are holes that are a challenge for me but there are also holes that are "easy". I hit the pin on #16. It took me 4 shots to get to the green on #10. But I really like the course. It is celebrating its 100th birthday this year. The staff is friendly. Bring a dog treat for the dog that hangs out there. It's a fun course to play and I highly recommend it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
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 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Excellent Course

The course is in very good shape. One of nicest courses in Southern Illinois. Fairways were in near perfect conditions, and greens were as well. Challenging and fun course to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

GOOD TRACK

Good course outlay but condition is pretty poor. In their defense, wetter than normal. Fairways are thin, needs fertilization. Generally similar to most southern Illinois courses relative to condition. Way too much clover and various other grasses in fairway and rough.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 9
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

worth playing for the back 9 alone

It's worth playing for the back 9, which is a classic Langford/Moreau design from 100 yrs ago. It has all their typical features: big fall offs around the greens, massive fairway bunker walls, intricate/interesting green complexes. The back 9 is on a better piece of land too, rolling, ridges through it. The front 9 is newer and just average, fairly flat and bland. The greens were in good shape. The fairways were hit or miss, with a lot of bare spots.

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

Top golf course in Southern Illinois

I definitely think this is a must play when finding a course in Southern Illinois. Maintained greens, medium difficulty, and friendly staff. Golf carts could use a bit of an upgrade. A lot of them have hit and miss parking brakes.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 389
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Illinois Advisor
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

Newer Front/Historic Back nine

Franklin County is a very well maintained track just north of Marion off I-57 in West Frankfort. An absolute must play if you're visiting or driving through that area. I'm a huge fan of Langford/Moreau golf course design and the back nine of this course built in 1922 is a architectural gem of golf....L&M disciples should seek this place out they won't be disappointed. Solid bones and well thought out golf holes. The front nine is okay....a decent nine but pales in comparison. So the routing is correct you have something to really look forward to making the turn.....or perhaps if you don't have the time slip on that back nine. Play it!!

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 17
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Nice playable interesting course

Is a combination of early design and recent 9 addition it is fun to play the front line where they have placed sand and grass bunkers in strategic spots using dog legs to complicate some shots.
When you get to the back 9, you get to play the old course which clearly follows the lay of the land. There are lots of ponds and small lakes on the course but they seldom come into play.
It doesn't matter if you get on from a long iron approach or a tricky wedge shot, you have some neu interesting greens to deal with.
I look forward to playing here again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
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
First Time Playing

Well kept course

Very well kept golf course with nice tee boxes ,excellent greens. and friendly staff. Some fairways seems a little burnt because of excessive spring rainstorms, but will become better as the Sumer goes on. I will play there once more before heading back hole. Highly recommended.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Franklin County Country Club is Southern Illinois finest golf course. Established in 1921, this 6,600 yard layout provides a test of golf for players of all skill levels. Rolling greens and beautiful fairways make this a "must play" course in Southern Illinois.

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
5.0
Previously Played

Course is in great shape

Course has improved greatly over the last few years. One of the nicest courses in Southern Illinois!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Average weather
Used cart

great course

The course was in excellent shape , although due to the rain , it was cart paths only . But this was not a problem .

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