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3.9
159 Reviews (159)
5 Stars
48
4 Stars
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3 Stars
23
2 Stars
8
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.6
Value
4.1
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.4
Amenities
3.9
79.1%
Recommend this course
129 out of 159 reviews
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3.9
7 Reviews (7)
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Conditions
3.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.3
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.0
71.4%
Recommend this course
5 out of 7 reviews
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3.8
16 Reviews (16)
5 Stars
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Conditions
3.3
Value
4.0
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.5
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
75.0%
Recommend this course
12 out of 16 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Links
Par 72
Length 7103 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.7
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Whisper Creek Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Oak 72 7103 yards 73.7 133
Pine 72 6623 yards 71.5 128
Birch 72 6155 yards 69.3 123
Birch (W) 72 6155 yards 74.8 132
Willow (W) 72 5550 yards 71.4 124
Scorecard for Whisper Creek 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
Oak M: 73.8/135 388 545 177 430 420 423 213 616 403 3615 358 401 424 454 165 542 428 189 527 3488 7103
Pine M: 71.6/130 370 516 156 408 396 406 194 560 367 3373 338 380 392 413 142 527 389 160 509 3250 6623
Birch M: 69.4/125 W: 75.2/134 352 490 133 378 372 371 167 529 340 3132 316 357 371 393 112 492 378 135 469 3023 6155
Willow M: 66.6/119 W: 71.8/127 324 457 115 338 345 324 149 487 273 2812 296 334 346 357 94 421 345 109 436 2738 5550
Handicap 11 3 17 5 9 7 15 1 13 14 12 10 6 18 2 8 16 4
Par 4 5 3 4 4 4 3 5 4 36 4 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 5 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 2000
Fairways Bent
Greens Bent

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes - "Chicagoland Golf Academy"
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Proper golf attire must be worn at all times. Collared shirts are required. Shorts should be "Bermuda" in length. Tennis shoes are allowed. Tank tops, t-shirts, denim jeans and "cut off" shorts are not permitted at Whisper Creek.

Reviews

3.9
159 Reviews (159)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 18
19th Hole Scenic Views 11
Dinner 11
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 21
Water Hazards 20
Thick Rough 17
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 20
Locals 17
Seniors 15
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 19
Worth the Drive 17

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5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
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Handicap 5-9
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2.0
Previously Played
Wet weather
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Worst Greens Around

It's crazy how bad these greens are. Preserve courses have better greens. I will not pay over $40 to play this course in the future. Just not worth it.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
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Pace Good
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Previously Played

Whisper Creek

The key to this course is being in the first few groups of the day. Otherwise you are looking at 5 hour rounds. Today the course was in great shape. Didn’t see anyone until the 14th hole. Course was generally in great shape except for 8 and 18 which was cart path only. But it’s to be expected with all the rain. I hope the exposed drain tile in some of the bunkers is a sign that whisper Creek is working on the drainage. Green we’re rolling and holding well. Rough was at a manageable length but again with the rain it’s almost impossible to keep up.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
3.0
Previously Played

Poor Greens Condition

I have never seen as many ur-repaired ball Mark's on greens in my life. Bend over!

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser

Saturday golf

Outings or not there should never let 5 domes play as it will slow down the entire course or just do not book any other play for that day

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Challenging & Fair

The course was completely open, never had to wait for anyone. Each hole had its challenge but hole 8 was the hardest I had to play. The course was ready for play with minimal areas where water had saturated the ground. Some bunkers could have used some sand but this is a nice place to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Challenging - but not well maintained

Many challenging holes in a rambling layout. Lots of variety for 18 holes. Off course amenities are average but expensive. Good driving range and practice layout. But the course is desperately in need of work - both on the maintenance as well as the management side. This course does not handle heavy rain very well and this summer slammed the course. The greens are pitted with ball marks - whether the cause is failure to repair ball marks or whether the greens need to be plugged and sanded - the result is the same. The sand traps are so unplayable they constitute ground under repair. In dryer times the traps are well laid out so as to challenge the golfer. But they are equal parts pebbles and sand. The tee boxes are pitted with ruts from overuse. The tee markers are not moved enough to prevent overplay. The course suffers from major Canada Goose droppings making certain holes disgusting. There are many other courses in this area that have handled hard rains and heavy play, so the only explanation for the course condition is poor management. Pace of play makes the course condition even more annoying. While the service staff is friendly they do not monitor pace of play. Rounds of 4 1/2 hour’s is typical. The pro shop is adequate. Best advice is avoid weekend play and days when leagues play. Avoid play for a week after rain. Value for your golfing dollar is better spent on another course or once the course is brought back to a playable condition. Fire up Go,f Advisor and find a better course with a better deal.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value, quick for Sunday

$40, thanks to golfnow.. tee time 10:40 and done in less than 4 hours with a threesome. I’ve golfed here enough to know not to expect this every time but today was a treat... download their app, it’s worth it.

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

Very enjoyable round but PLEASE fix the bunkers!

Good course nice value but the bunkers are terrible . Please fix them.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Fun and Fair

This was a good course well west of Chicago. It was quite open with a couple of twists and turns that made is some what challenging. The greens had quite a bit of slope and the pin placements were a welcomed challenge. I'm sure I'll find myself out here again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Slow Play

After a 5 hour round of golf we may not go back. This is at least the 2nd time for this pace of play. No marshals, very poor way to treat people. They may not want to upset the slow group by asking them to speed up or pick up, but it is OK to upset everyone else behind them. To bad, we use to like to play here.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good value for the money

I like the course layout. Holes are challenging. The only issue is the course has some low lying areas. The previous rains have made the sand bunkers into dirt. Signature hole 8 has large area that is in need of repair. Greens didnt seem to roll as fast as previous trips. Glad to see the ranger making his rounds to keep slow play at bay.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 10 Contributor
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

A Wet Mess!

Played here numerous times and since Casper took over there have been improvements to the course as well as moderating the costs. Well, I don't see that anymore. First time here this year and most likely the last.

Major problem? Standing water on every hole! Why? They only had .6 inches the previous night. Pro Shop Dude cried about the abundance of rain one the past couple weeks. I've played many other courses in the area in DRY conditions. Drainage issue?

Conditions Poor
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Whisper creek conditions

Excellant shape.....fairways ran....green ran true.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not what it used to be

Have not played here in five years. They have let it go.
The bunkers are awful and they let long grass grow all over the place so it's lost balls and slow play. I hit a rock in a bunker the size of my fist that was under my ball but could not see it.
Not going back.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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