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4.4
212 Reviews (212)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
3
1 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.4
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.2
95.4%
Recommend this course
202 out of 212 reviews
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4.0
1 Reviews (1)
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Conditions
4.0
Value
3.0
Layout
4.0
Pace
5.0
Amenities
3.0
StaffFriendliness
4.0
100.0%
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1 out of 1 reviews
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4.3
11 Reviews (11)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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Conditions
4.3
Value
4.3
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.1
90.9%
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10 out of 11 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 71
Length 6604 yards
Slope 130
Rating 71.6
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Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 71 6604 yards 71.6 130
Blue 71 6019 yards 69.1 124
Gold (W) 71 5497 yards 71.5 123
Gold 71 5497 yards 66.7 118
Silver 71 4931 yards 68.4 116
Scorecard for Whitetail Ridge Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Black M: 71.6/130 351 542 445 166 366 302 179 398 535 3284 390 177 396 524 227 444 550 172 397 3277 6561
Blue M: 69.1/124 313 522 396 154 340 281 133 375 502 3016 370 146 340 508 198 414 517 148 362 3003 6019
Gold M: 66.7/118 W: 71.5/123 266 501 372 130 307 220 112 340 467 2715 333 135 307 486 180 391 483 135 332 2782 5497
Silver M: 68.4/116 W: 68.4/116 246 483 294 112 270 203 95 317 429 2449 276 117 276 425 157 341 453 133 304 2482 4931
Handicap 15 5 3 13 9 17 11 1 7 8 18 12 2 6 4 16 10 14
Par 4 5 4 3 4 4 3 4 5 36 4 3 4 5 3 4 5 3 4 35 71

Course Details

Year Built 2007
Architect Greg Martin (2007)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

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Reviews

4.4
212 Reviews (212)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 12
19th Hole Scenic Views 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 21
Elevation Changes 20
Bunkers 16
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 19
Locals 16
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 16
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 26
In the 'Burbs 10

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Solid layout

Even though it rained quite hard the day prior, the course drained well. There were a few wet spots but nothing bad. I think they could have ran the rakes through the sand bunkers but they may have been a logical reason they were unable to

A little pricey for Father’s Day but it was quite enjoyable

I’ll be back

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

One of the best well-kept courses in Western suburbs

Well maintained course. Exceptional value for the money

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Good Course But...

Greens were in excellent shape like the entire course
Except they were slow !!!

Sand traps need some work

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

A Must-Play Course!

Whitetail Ridge is one of the most tranquil courses you'll ever play. You won't ever hear car traffic. Marshals will leave you alone. The players are always respectful of the game. It's as good as Cantigny (for at least half the price). It's definitely worth it if you're willing to drive to the edge of Chicagoland!

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

Pga quality

1st time playing the course won't be the last. Fabulous course with outstanding conditions. Feels like your on tour. Very challenging bring your a game.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Can’t be true

If you read this far keep reading I put up poor marks because I don’t want this Pristine course to become public knowledge. It truly is a fantastic course layout challenging and just beautiful

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Fair
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great layout

Love this course...they might want to hand out a flyer to golfers about how to treat a green. Got behind some groups who had no clue how to walk on a green. Nasty scuff marks and just unnecessary gouges on the greens. Not a mark on the course maintenance, just ignorant golfers.

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

Excellent golf course- very well maintained. The course has a lot of character and offers the golfers to male risk / reward choices. Great holes both on front and back nine. Tough par 5s and par 3s - gem of a golf course tucked away in the far western suburbs

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Target golf, some open holes

Great course conditions, great driving range, fun challenging layout, scenic course, undulations abound, hilly course cause you tee off from some high perches. Definitely will play again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

This is a mini pga championship course...

The 1st hole is awesome....birdi opportunity all day long, and that's where it ends....this is a great challenging course, especially from the blacks..the looks off the tee boxes are awesome...the carries seem farther than they are, so it makes for a great mind game...the course seems well maintained...if the greens are relatively fast....this is a top 5 course in the area...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fairly new course, some trees not yet mature. Front 9 is flat with water in play on several holes. Course is maintained well. Bunkers are prone to washouts on some holes, due to the design. Some have been removed already due to this.
Well stocked pro shop. Full service restaurant.
Good bev cart service on front side.
Back 9 is dry, as in no alcohol.

Conditions Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Very well kept

Found this hot deal on Golfnow. The course and a few thin fairways, but for the most part it was forgiving. The entire course was very well kept.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Tale of Two Nines

I am just not a fan of the front 9. Flat and pretty featureless and when the wind blows it can be very difficult. I started off with 2 straight birdies so difficulty is not why I don't care for the front. Greens roll true though and once you get past the front the back nine is a real treat.

Every single hole is memorable and no two are similar. Some real risk reward shots and love the combination of tree lined and wide open fairways. Into the wind the 245 yd par 3 14th is just a brute from the back tees. The back 9 is one of my favorites and I always look forward to playing here. My pars were high index players and in 15mph winds probably lost 12 balls or more, so bring plenty.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Whitetail

Great course, doesn't play long, however will punish you if you don't out the ball in the right spot. Friendly people all over the course. Megan the cart girl was awesome along with the bartenders at the restaurant. Would play again!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Course is in Good Shape

A pretty windy day made Whietail difficult off the back tees. But the course is in great shape for this early in the year.

The greens were faster and rolled with more break than anticipated. The bunkers looked like they could use a "fluff" but overall a great day. We keep coming back because it's one our of favorite courses out this way. Be sure to grab a hot dog at the turn!

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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