Bloomingdale Golf Club

4.0318235294 4.0 stars from 5 (117)
  • Holes: 18
  • Par: 71
  • Length: 6192 yards
  • Slope: 123
  • Rating: 70.2
  • Layout

  • 181 Glen Ellyn Rd, Bloomingdale, Illinois 60108, Du Page County
  • (630) 529-6232
  • (630) 893-5136
  • www.bloomingdalegc.com
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Year built: 1924
Architect(s): Tom Bendelow (1924), Bob Lohmann (1998)
Type: Public
Greens: Bent Grass
Fairways: Blue Grass
Golf Season: Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/01

Rentals/Services

Carts: Yes
Clubs: Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving range: Yes
Pitching/chipping area: Yes
Putting green: Yes
Practice bunker: Yes
Teaching pro: Yes
Golf school / academy: Yes

Policies

Walking allowed: Yes
Metal spikes allowed: No
Dress code: Proper attire is required.
Credit cards accepted: VISA, MasterCard Welcomed

Tees | Layout | Full Scorecard

Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 71 6192 yards 70.2 123
White (W) 71 5840 yards 73.6 128
White 71 5840 yards 68.7 119
Yellow (W) 71 5007 yards 69.0 118
Yellow 71 5007 yards 64.8 110

Rating Snapshot

GA Rating Index 4.0 stars from 5
Off-Course Amenities: 3.9 stars from 5
Value: 4.2 stars from 5
Pace of Play: 4.1 stars from 5
Staff Friendliness: 4.3 stars from 5
Course Layout: 4.1 stars from 5
Course Conditions: 3.8 stars from 5
Rating Breakdown 117 Reviews
5 stars:
28
4 stars:
54
3 stars:
22
2 stars:
9
1 stars:
4

recommend this course

93 out of 117 reviews


What Golfers Are Saying

Location is in the 'burbs convenient to the city near the airport   Great for locals seniors walkers   Challenges include bunkers undulating greens narrow fairways   Great for drinks patio dining  

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"Bloomingdale golf club"


rca33156's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/10/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Comfortable playing this course. The rates during the week are reasonable. The staff are very friendly.


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 10/13/2017:

Thank you rca for your review and 4-stars. It is great to hear our staff took such good care of you and we hope to see you back again very soon!

"This course is layed out nice."


rca33156's avatar
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 10/05/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

I get a good feeling when playing this course . The rates are reasonable. I would recommend this course.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 10/09/2017:

Thank you rca for the 4-star review and feedback of our golf course. We appreciate you taking the time and love to see that you had an enjoyable golfing experience. Come back and see us again very soon!


u1437029's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/30/2017
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Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 10/03/2017:

Thank you so much for your 5-star review and feedback of our golf course. We appreciate you taking the time and we hope to see you back again very soon!


golfbug418's avatar
Top 500 Contributor
Age:  55-64
Gender:  Male
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  15-19

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/25/2017
Previously played Used cart Hot weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 09/28/2017:

Thank you golfbug418 for the great review! Please come back and see us again very soon!

"Round of Golf"


u7154045's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/23/2017
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Reviewed on

For the price it was a nice place to play. Little shorter than the normal courses I play, but the mature trees they have lining most of the course definantly provided some difficultly


Pace of Play: Fair

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I recommend this course


"Liked the layout"


Tony9712929's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week
Handicap:  15-19

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 09/04/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

It has a nice challenging layout. There is plenty of bunkers in the fairway and around the greens. We had the first tee time it took us 3:15 to play. We will definitely be back to play.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 09/06/2017:

Thanks Tony for the great 5-star review of Bloomingdale Golf Club. Please come back and see us again very soon for more of the best golf in town!

"First time playing this course"


Legs1322's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Few times a week

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/26/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Late Saturday afternoon, we played this course for the first time . Reviews of golfnow showed this as a course in great condition. A lot of torn up conditions is what we found. Layout is good and course is average challenge. I would play again with a good golfnow deal. Not worth full price.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Average

Value for the Money: Average

Off-Course Amenities: Fair


I don't recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 08/29/2017:

Thanks Legs1322 for the review and feedback of Bloomingdale Golf Club. We apologize for the conditions of the course as our staff is working hard on getting everything back up to par. Please come back and see us again very soon!

"Fun round"


u8832030's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/22/2017
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Reviewed on

Played early in the morning so no pace issues. Greens were quick and small. Would play again.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 08/24/2017:

Thanks for the fantastic 5-star review of Bloomingdale Golf Club. Please come back and see us again very soon!

"Bloomingdale on a Sunday"


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/06/2017
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Reviewed on

I've played many scrambles on this course and always have a good time. This was my second time playing a complete round. The course is tough but fair. Not much water or too much trouble. Greens are true and a little fast. Personnel are friendly and accommodating. Over all, for the cost, a great value. We'll be back.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 08/23/2017:

Thanks for your feedback, biederrob! We're pleased that you enjoyed your round with us at Bloomingdale. We're glad our staff left a great impression on you and we can't wait to have you back!


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

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/04/2017
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Reviewed on

This coarse is more challenging than you think it has narrowed fair ways and sand


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Average


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 08/23/2017:

Thanks for the 4-star review! We're glad that you enjoyed the challenge our course presented. We hope to have you back soon!



5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 08/04/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

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 Bloomingdale Golf Club on 08/23/2017:

Thank you for the 5-star review! Glad you enjoyed your experience at Bloomingdale!


u000008000985's avatar
Skill:  Advanced
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  Don't know

3 3.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/23/2017
First time playing Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Parr 11 so.. Bountiful good for challenges with a golfers love it.


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Average

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I don't recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 08/23/2017:

Thank you for your 3-star review! We're pleased that you enjoyed the challenge of our course and we hope to have you back soon!


stiehr820's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 07/21/2017
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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 Bloomingdale Golf Club on 07/26/2017:

Thank you stiehr820 for your 5-star review and feedback of our golf course. We love seeing you enjoyed the beautiful course here at Bloomingdale Golf Club and we hope to see you back again very soon for more of the best golf in Bloomingdale.

"Frustrating"


Doug38's avatar
Age:  35-44
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

2 2.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/15/2017
Previously played

Reviewed on

This course aggravates the heck out of me. I have 2 major beefs about this place. 1..sand traps are not filled with sand. They're filled with dirt. Nearly impossible to hit out of. 2...even worse than dirt traps is, on multiple holes they don't carry the fairway all the way to the green. For some stupid reason they stop the short grass/fairway at a certain point and the leave long grass up to 10-20 yards from the green. Basically I'm being penalized for hitting a 300 yard drive right down the middle on multiple par 4s and 5s and then wind up in the long grass cuz the short grass stopped. I have absolutely no idea why....with that being said I still play twilight here 2-3 times a year cuz they do have a decent twilight rate and it's close to my house. I would never, ever play weekend golf here for full price. Never....


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Fair

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Fair


I don't recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 07/12/2017:

Thank you Doug38 for your review and feedback. Our staff is working very hard to get the course back up to par. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know and we hope to see you back again once all the new changes have settled in.


GolfMatt23's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  20-24

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/08/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Excellent

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Moderate


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 06/12/2017:

Thank you so much for your 5-star review and feedback of our golf course. We appreciate you taking the time to leave your comments and we are thrilled to see you had such a good time on the course. Please let us know if you ever need anything while you are here and come back and see us again very soon!

"Nice course"


jonraz's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  10-14

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/05/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Course was in good shape, greens hard and fast . Played in 4 1/2 hr not bad for the amount of seniors


Pace of Play: Average

Course Layout: Average

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 06/08/2017:

Thank you jonraz for the 4-star review of Bloomingdale Golf Club. We appreciate you taking the time and love hearing you enjoyed the conditions of the course. Come back and see us again soon!

"Good track"


Glennfischer's avatar
Age:  55-64
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/04/2017

Reviewed on

We had a very good day golfing. Pace good, service good and course was in good shape


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 06/06/2017:

Thank you Glennfischer for your 4-star review and feedback of our golf course. We love hearing you enjoyed your time with us here at Bloomingdale Golf Club and we hope to see you back again for more of the best golf in town.

"Nice old style course"


u000002624058's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week
Handicap:  20-24

4 4.0 stars from 5 Played on 06/02/2017
First time playing Used cart Perfect weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on

Nice tree lined fairways, but the greens were hard and fast and wouldn't hold a wedge shot. Also the rough was a little long which made it difficult to find your ball. But a nice track and a great deal.


Pace of Play: Good

Course Layout: Good

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Excellent

Value for the Money: Excellent

Off-Course Amenities: Excellent

Course Difficulty:  Somewhat Challenging


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 06/05/2017:

Thank you so much for your 4-star review and feedback of our golf course. We appreciate you taking the time and that you found a good deal. Check back on our website often more great deals of the best golf in the area.


Preston4775777's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a month
Handicap:  25+

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/30/2017
First time playing Used cart Windy weather Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


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 Bloomingdale Golf Club on 06/02/2017:

Thank you Preston for the 5-star review! Please come back and see us again very soon!


u305794219's avatar
Skill:  Intermediate
Plays:  Once a week

5 5.0 stars from 5 Played on 05/26/2017
Previously played Verified Purchaser

Reviewed on


Pace of Play: Excellent

Course Layout: Excellent

Course Conditions: Good

Staff Friendliness: Good

Value for the Money: Good

Off-Course Amenities: Good


I recommend this course


Response from Bloomingdale Golf Club on 06/02/2017:

Thanks for the fantastic 5-star review and feedback. Come back and see us again soon!


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