A view of a green at Tanna Farms Golf Club.
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3.4
269 Reviews (269)
5 Stars
61
4 Stars
124
3 Stars
38
2 Stars
29
1 Stars
17
Conditions
3.2
Value
3.6
Layout
3.8
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
3.9
Amenities
3.0
69.8%
Recommend this course
214 out of 269 reviews
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3.4
53 Reviews (53)
5 Stars
11
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
5
Conditions
3.0
Value
3.5
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.9
StaffFriendliness
4.0
69.8%
Recommend this course
37 out of 53 reviews
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3.3
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
12
4 Stars
18
3 Stars
11
2 Stars
12
1 Stars
6
Conditions
2.9
Value
3.4
Layout
3.8
Pace
4.0
Amenities
2.8
StaffFriendliness
3.9
64.4%
Recommend this course
38 out of 59 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

Food & Beverage

Bar, Restaurant

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

3.4
269 Reviews (269)

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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Reviews 39
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Fun course

Several challenging holes. 6 par 3s help to improve short game. Teeboxes, fairways and greens in great shape. Friendly staff. Good pace of play

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
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Reviews 2
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
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Tanna Farms

Course needs to burn down or cut the prairie grasses to manageable levels.. They are starting to get too tall and impossible to see some holes and it slows down pace of play. . Bunkers were all unplayable mud pits. No sand in the carts to help people fix divots and it shows on the fairways. Lots of ball marks and goose droppings on the greens. Staff was great, beverage cart came and saw us many times. We played in 3.5 hours as a 4 some so no complaints there. Average public course

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good Course and Friendly Staff!

Course is in good condition and was wide open on July 4. The course layout requires you to play strategically on certain holes to avoid trouble. We had a great time and always enjoy playing Tanna Farms.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
2.0
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Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

My biggest complaint because of COVID all rates say walking every other course we played gave us a cart if they were availablev(included) I called Tanna ahead of time and even asked they said the same thing. Today we checked in they had plenty of carts and still charged up us an extra 28 this is not even a possible walking course they should get off golf now we ended up paying mite than the rev rate of a nice course with a cart. For a junk course

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Course condition has declined greatly...

I was quite disappointed in the course condition today. The greens had too many ball marks for me to fix and there were so many divots on the green that impacted my putts I was taking an automatic two-putt.
The fairways were in pretty decent shape and the staff was super friendly but I probably will not make another trip here this year or next year to allow them the time they need to try and get it back into the condition it used to be.

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked

make your own rules

The staff refused to let me use a wash room and all on the course were locked. they blamed covid -19 rules for this but that is not what the rule is. I pasted below for reference.
(• Hand sanitizer and soap in all restrooms, including those on the course
o Restrooms shall be sanitized regularly)
closing washrooms promotes indecent exposure on the course as well as causing a sanitation hazard
Furthermore they rented me a power cart without any medical documentation.
Cups were raised to prevent the ball going into the hole, most courses use a foam donut in the cup to simulate normal putting.
Tee markers were missing, On 13 a huge undrivable casual water hazard existed which should have been marked with a temporary tee area. Both of us lost golf balls in this huge swampy area.
some greens in real bad shape.
to me these issues represent sloth, not any desire to provide a safe venue.
I set up weekly tee times for 12-16 seniors, we won't be playing here any time soon.

Conditions Fair
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Not up to par

The greens were in very poor condition, especially for not having been played on for most of the spring. It seems like no maintenance was during during the quarantine and the cost was double what it normally was last summer. I may give it another try when things get back to "normal".

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Super Fun and Interesting Round .

This course is great. If you’re looking for something different, this is it. Lots of decisions to make on how you approach each hole. Long par 3 , short par 3s a couple of 600 yd par 5s....beautifully laid out water contours many holes. One of the best tracks I’ve never heard about. We had to walk because of COVID. Be prepared to hoof it. This says 6500 yds but the layout is like you’re walking an 7800 yd course. I wouldn’t consider it a walking course. I couldn’t imagine doing it in 80 plus weather.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great value

Tanna is always a good value. Such a interesting and unique layout. Greens needed some work and most sandtraps were solid dirt/sand. Played in 3.50.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 27
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 Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Previously Played

Course in poor condition.

Course was not up to usual Tanna standards. Many greens either burned or diseased.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 7
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 5
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Previously Played

Fried

The course is burning up. I’ve never seen it as it is now and I’ve played here dozens of times. Maybe they have cut maintainence due to COVID or their water has run out. Sad to see. I won’t play here again until maybe fall

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Poor
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Hidden gem

I’ve been playing courses in and around this area for a few years and for some reason skipped this in favor of Whitetail Ridge, Orchard Valley or BlackBerry Oaks.
Wow was I impressed, first tee I figured would be the signature 128y over water to a lovely green, to my delight it only got better, each and every tee box and flag stick are all very well thought out, yardage was spot on and condition for October were excellent, pace of play was great and had an all round great time. Shot 85 friend shot 75 all in all we’ll be back for sure.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Wet and windy

Cart path only after heavy rain...course was a mess...probably should not have played...even though shooting a 77 it was a lousy day to play...

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
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