Aldeen Golf Club

4.6082235294 4.6 stars from 5 (133)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 72
  • Length: 7131 yards
  • Slope: 139
  • Rating: 74.7
  • Layout

  • 1902 Reid Farm Rd, Rockford, Illinois 61107, Winnebago County
  • (815) 282-4653
  • (815) 282-9582
  • www.aldeengolfclub.com

Year built: 1992
Architect(s): Dick Nugent, Bob Lohmann
Type: Public
Greens: Bent Grass
Fairways: Bent Grass
Golf Season: Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes
Caddies: No

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Appropriate golf attire.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 7131 yards 74.7 139
Blue 72 6471 yards 71.7 132
Aldeen (W) 72 6192 yards 73.7 132
Aldeen 72 6192 yards 70.4 129
White 72 5782 yards 68.4 124
White (W) 72 5782 yards 76.0 137
Red (W) 72 5075 yards 69.8 124

Accolades

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.6 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 4.5 stars from 5
Value: 4.7 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.1 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.6 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 4.6 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 133 Reviews
5 stars:
98
4 stars:
31
3 stars:
4
2 stars:
0
1 stars:
0

recommend this course

131 out of 132 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is worth the drive convenient to the city   Great for advanced golfers locals seniors   Challenges include water hazards bunkers forced carries   Great for drinks patio dining 19th hole scenic views  

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Reviews


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"A must play course"


JAMES3766120's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/14/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

If you play upscale courses. You need to go to Aldeen and give yourself a treat.

Outstanding course

It has 18 wonderful holes and makes you think while you play not just grip it and rip it.

Go play Aldeen and when your done. You will tell yourself "i need to come back".

Enjoy


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


"Great Layout"


dheadley12's avatar
Age:  Under 25
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  0-4

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/07/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course has many beautiful holes and the layout of it is awesome. Lots of challenge but also scoring opportunities as well. Great place to play I'll be back for sure. also played 18 in 3 hours so good pace of play on a Monday afternoon


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 08/09/2017:

Thank you for the 5-star review! The course is definitely a good mix of challenges and scoring opportunities. We look forward to your next round with us!

"Challenging course but fair"


jmaemura's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/29/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This was my third time playing course. Staff always friendly and course in great condition.


Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 08/08/2017:

Thank you for the 4-star review and recommendation of the course!


u000001429035's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/28/2017
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Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Alden Management on 08/08/2017:

Thank you for the 5-star review!

"Must play"


chiodini98's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/14/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Awesome couse, greens in very good condition and fairways well kept. Staff, absolutely wonderful to deal with!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 08/08/2017:

Our staff is happy to hear about your great day of golf with us. See you soon!


stevehefty's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/08/2017
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Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 08/08/2017:

Your 5-star review is greatly appreciated!

"The course is immaculate"


u3871128's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/07/2017
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Reviewed on

Immaculate course . Lots of water. Challenging. Island green like the players . 18 is similar to18 at the players championship . The course I'd in great condition.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 08/08/2017:

Thank you for the great comments on course conditions! Looking forward to your next round with us.

"Great course"


u125171759's avatar
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/27/2017
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Reviewed on

Golf course was in great shape

People were friendly


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 08/08/2017:

Thank you for the mentioning the great shape of the course! Our staff appreciates hearing about friendly customer service. See you soon!

"Great layout, Conditions a little off for sure"


jimvitale69's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  0-4

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/24/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I get to play aldeen about every 2-3 years for the past 20 years. Always a pleasure to go there, but this day proved to me that the park district has cut their budget for sure. The large putting green which is ALWAYS in perfect condition every time I go there, was badly burnt out in some big spots. The greens on the course rolled at about 8.0 and the rough had bare patches and weeds that you never did see in previous years. This has been the easiest WINTER, SPRING, and SUMMER with cool and wet weather and ALL golf courses are in excellent condition, BUT NOT ALDEEN. If you were told to expect conditions for an average municipal public course, then your expectations would be met, however Aldeen has commanded respect and proven to host many tournaments and always be in good or very good condition... NOT TODAY BUDDY BOY.... Moderate disappointment mainly on the greens, but like mentioned, overall conditioning 1-2 notches off of what it has been historically. Great layout and fun course, but the average conditions tee-to-green, and slightly below average green conditions made this a disappointing 1 hour drive for sure.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 08/08/2017:

We understand your concerns with course conditions, especially when they were not up to par during a normal round with us (and a 1-hour drive to the course). Our staff appreciated your comments and will take this into consideration as we move into Autumn. We hope to see you at the course again. Thank you for golfing with us!

"WOW! What a find!"


u000001846955's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/16/2017
First time playing

Reviewed on

If you are a golf enthusiast who does not mind a challenge, DO NOT miss the opportunity to play this course. It is as good a track as I have played in recent years. Tough, but fair. It was an absolute delight to play just because of the surroundings. More of a small country club feel than a public golf course.

An added feature was the clubhouse. Decent pro shop and a wonderful restaurant.

If you are in the Rockford area get there!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 06/22/2017:

Thank you for the 5 star review and recommendation! We're happy to hear you enjoy the challenge of the course and our excellent amenities. See you soon!


Rich4157094's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/27/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 06/07/2017:

Your feedback on course layout is appreciated. Thank you for golfing with us and providing a great review and recommendation!

"Excellent"


u906480746's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/27/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Aldeen is an excellent golf course with a challenging layout, but kept in fantastic condition. The staff was friendly and the area for food was relaxing and comfortable. Highly recommended!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 06/07/2017:

We're thrilled to read your 5 star review! Our staff loves to hear our golfers enjoying the amenities before and after a round of golf. The course will continue to be in excellent condition for your next round!



4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/21/2017
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Reviewed on

Gorgeous course. Pace was pretty good with only some waiting to hit. Carts had to stay on the cart path due to swamps everywhere! Bar staff was slow and didn't want to wait on us :( Overall, worth every penny!


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 06/07/2017:

Thank you for golfing with us! We're excited to read your 4 star review and recommendation. Great to hear you enjoyed your round even with wet conditions. Your feedback on bar staff is greatly appreciated and will help us improve your experience for next time. See you soon!


jdits7's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/15/2017
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Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 06/07/2017:

Thank you for the 5 star review!

"Favorite course"


u6625629's avatar
Age:  45-54
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/14/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

In the Rockford area, you will not find a better public course with this quality. The consistency of the greens, the manicured fairways, and the solid challenge of every hole, keeps me coming back. Hit'em straight!! That's the key on this beautiful course.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 06/07/2017:

Your feedback is greatly appreciated! We're thrilled to hear you enjoy golfing with us, especially with excellent course conditions. Keeping drives on the fairway is definitely an important thought during your round. See you soon!

"Wide open fairways"


tconti's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/08/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Such a beautiful challenging course with wide open fairways and a lot of water. This is a professional course. We loved playing there!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 05/10/2017:

Hi tconti,

Thank you for the 5 star review and recommendation! We're so happy to hear you enjoyed the wide open fairways and professional feel of the course. Looking forward to your next round with us!

"MK4/22"


Mike1433667's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/22/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

This course will definitely be put on my rotation. Fun, challenging, well kept - it's all good.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 05/03/2017:

Hi Mike1433667,

Your 5 star review is greatly appreciated! We're happy to be a part of your rotation moving forward. See you soon!

"Great"


u2345281's avatar
Skill:  Beginner
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 04/22/2017
Previously played Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

One of the best municipal courses in the mid-west, visually beautiful yet demanding your attention at every turn!


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Management on 05/03/2017:

Hi u2345281,

Thank you for the 5 star review! We look forward to providing more great rounds for you this summer!

"What a treat"


dolores5188405's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  Don't know

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 11/04/2016
Previously played Used cart Played 18 holes Good weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

We are retired so we have to watch for a deal . We sure did find one . It is such an enjoyment to play your course . I did take the time to appreciate the beauty


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Golf Course Management on 11/08/2016:

Hi dolores5188405,

We are thrilled to see this 5 star review! Thank you for taking time to provide feedback on your experience. Happy to hear you were able to enjoy the beautiful scenery and a round of golf at Aldeen Golf Course. We'll see you back real soon!

Best,

Aldeen Golf Course

"It's a must play for everyone"


Tyler3543461's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/13/2016
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Just simply a beautiful place to play. Especially in the fall course is still in great condition


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Aldeen Golf Course Management on 10/19/2016:

Hi Tyler3543461,

Thank you for the 5 star review. We are very proud of our beautiful course conditions in the fall. It's great to hear your round was played with great scenery. See you soon!

Best,

Aldeen Golf Course


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