A view of a green at Tanna Farms Golf Club.
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3.7
210 Reviews (210)
5 Stars
49
4 Stars
106
3 Stars
27
2 Stars
17
1 Stars
11
Conditions
3.5
Value
4.0
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
76.8%
Recommend this course
176 out of 210 reviews
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Average Rating
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3.4
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.3
Value
3.8
Layout
4.0
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
3.3
62.5%
Recommend this course
5 out of 8 reviews
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3.6
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
8
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
3
Conditions
3.4
Value
3.9
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
3.8
74.3%
Recommend this course
26 out of 35 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6510 yards
Slope 131
Rating 72.0

Tanna Farms Golf Club in Geneva offers some of the best golf that the Fox Valley has to offer. The layout meanders across prairies covered with wildflowers and weaves through lush wetlands. The course begins with the stunning signature hole. The par-3 opener has an island green that sets the scene for this thrilling and memorable round. Although it's a seemingly short course at 6,510 yards from the back tees, what it lacks in length it makes up for with plenty of other challenges. Besides the first hole, there are a few other tough par 3s, including one with a postage-stamp sized green. There are some daunting par 5s as well. Tanna Farms Golf Club is not a lengthy course but the layout is generously spaced to offer breathing room between the holes and the undulating slopes and subtle elevation changes make it pay much longer.

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Course Details

Year Built 2001
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season April to December
Architect Roy Case (2001)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted Amex MasterCard Visa card(s) Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

3.7
210 Reviews (210)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
Watching the Game 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 19
Water Hazards 19
Forced Carries 17
This course/club is great for:
Locals 17
Advanced Golfers 13
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 11
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 23
Worth the Drive 13

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Skill Intermediate
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4.0
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First Time Playing

Would play again

This course has a tough layout. It was very windy which made the par 3’s play very long. Greens were very fast. Overall nice course will play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Illinois Advisor
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice day - Overall has issues

Refer to my reviews of 5/28/18 and 4/27/17 for a lot of info. Tanna is in decent shape given the extreme amount of rain the area has received to start the season. It's a quirky course that doesn't back to the clubhouse after the 9th with virtually nil facilities. Was told a "soft open" for the the season with only 3 cruddy domestic types of beer stocked probably left over from last season? At least they had a nurse on course but she had little to sell. Come on. Porta Potties still the norm.....a postage stamp practice putting green. Observed deteriorating course conditions over the last several years. Greens are so so at best which is unfortunate.....and I'm being kind. Traps have always been hit or miss. Tee to green is acceptable. The par 5 15th has turned into a hideous amphitheater of huge 400k plus really ugly homes surrounding the green featuring yapping dogs, cornucopia of lawn mover noise and yes kids setting off firecrackers. Owned by the same folks as nearby Mill Creek which did have decent overall facilities (range and even a par 3 course) you would have thought they'd pay more attention to Mill Creek (a better track) but they closed it this season.....observed Mill Creek at least getting mowed. It's difficult for me to recommend Tanna. A course I'd play once a year but with virtually no warm up available that's about it.....too many issues at Tanna which continue (3 stars previous - now 2.5 stars). Hope these owners wake up and improve/reopen Mill Creek. $30 value at most.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/30/2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

Played On
Handicap 10-14
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great time in cold weather......

Picked a cold to play, only lasted nine holes.....Friendly awesome staff gave us a nine hole voucher... Course has beautifully kept fairways and greens... surprisingly hilly, well kept course with challenging bunkers and water.... definitely making this course my go to........ Great bang for the buck !!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0

Stay away

Tee to green the course was chewed up. Unfriendly staff. DONT GO.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Great track

Great course Pro Shop staff seriously lackls luster...probably families of the owners are justSenior citizens who don’t care about new guests....course was in great shape!

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Players track from the tips

This course plays well for all levels of golf but from the tips , can be challenging golf...great layout definitely need to ride a cart, not a walkers course... a lot of really fun holes highly recommended

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Solid track

Always in great condition. Only one questionable hole. Great staff. No cart GPS, which impedes some shot selection. Big fan of Tanna Farms

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Commented on 05/30/2019

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review. We are sorry to see that your overall experience was anything short of 5 stars, but we hope you'll give us another try in the near future.

Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Joshman

We had a Hot Deal with coupon ... The course was wet and it was windy ... GREAT layout ... GREAT staff ... we will go back again and again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Really really good.

This place was really good. The staff were AWESOME. Seriously, every person there seemed like they really cared that you had a great day. Pace of play was good even though there were a lot of people playing. Course layout was interesting, challenging but not too difficult.
Knocks are that the greens were kind of rough. Most of that is on the players, seriously people, FIX YOUR DIVOTS, and stop spitting sunflower shells on the greens. Other knock is no turn. There’s not a stop between 9 and 10, and there needs to be. Cmon, the dog and beer at the turn is a staple. That and the lack of beverages on the course need to be worked on. One cart girl isn’t enough.
All in all, I’ll be back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

If you like house lined fairways rather than tree lined, then this is the course for you. The course pretty much winds around a housing development, I found the course had a very strange setup, par 34 on the front with 4 par three's and a par 37 on the back with 3 lengthy par five's. That coupled with the very slow pace of play made it difficult to get into any kind of rhythm. On a positive note the course was in generally good condition and the staff friendly and helpful

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Staff issues

Overalll not a bad experience. Starter was great, course conditions were decent and pace of play and value was great.
I had an issue with the golf shop worker. We were on the 9th hole when we heard thunder. Weather bug confirmed lightning was within 9 miles. We decided to come in and asked about a rain check. The front desk worker said there is no rain, just thunder so he couldn’t give us a rain check. We questioned the logic of this policy but he stated that he couldn’t give it because they heard thunder earlier in the day and it never rained so he assumed this would be the case this time. There was so much wrong with this guys logic that it just wasn’t worth the argument or money. We will choose to play somewhere else next time.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Poor
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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