Eaglewood Resort & Spa

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4.1
305
5 Stars
86
4 Stars
126
3 Stars
58
2 Stars
23
1 Stars
12
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.3
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
88.7%
Recommend this course
257 out of 305 reviews
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Average Rating
4.2
9
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.7
Layout
4.3
Pace
3.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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Average Rating
4.2
61
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
23
3 Stars
5
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.3
86.9%
Recommend this course
53 out of 61 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Resort
Par 72
Length 6017 yards
Slope 120
Rating 68.2

Located just northwest of Chicago, the Eaglewood Resort & Spa opened for play in 1932. It is a classic championship golf course, built during a time when the long drive was unheard of. The 6,017-yard layout seems short by today's standards, but the course still offers a formidable challenge. It features rolling fairways lined with century-old oak trees and wildly undulating, difficult-to-read greens with varying speeds that fluctuate depending on the weather, season, and even time of day. There are generous landing areas but they are bordered by deep, strategically placed bunkers that are just waiting to swallow even slightly errant shots. The carefully sculpted and plentiful bunkers are a prominent feature of the layout. Eaglewood's scenic landscape also has three lakes that come into play on eight holes.

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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6017 yards 68.2 120
Silver 72 5410 yards 66.3 115
Gold 72 5056 yards 67.2 121
Scorecard for Eaglewood Golf Course Resort & Spa
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: 68.5/123 366 336 365 337 318 201 476 194 272 2865 538 172 515 91 336 293 311 421 475 3152 6017
Silver M: 66.4/119 W: 70.9/129 335 315 311 285 235 155 425 183 240 2484 513 157 483 83 321 260 293 391 425 2926 5410
Gold W: 67.9/123 325 301 296 262 223 142 406 165 224 2344 499 152 419 77 303 220 262 378 411 2721 5065
Handicap 5 7 3 9 11 15 1 17 13 2 16 4 18 12 14 10 6 8
Par 4 4 4 4 4 3 5 3 4 35 5 3 5 3 4 4 4 4 5 37 72
Handicap (W) 5 7 3 9 11 15 1 17 13 2 16 4 18 10 14 12 6 8

Course Details

Year Built 1932
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Blue Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect Charles Maddox (1932) Lee E. Schmidt (2006)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - included in green fees
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf Simulator Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Indoor Practice Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

4.1
305

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 25
Patio Dining 21
Dinner 15
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 29
Elevation Changes 20
Narrow Fairways 19
This course/club is great for:
Locals 23
Seniors 19
Beginners 12
This Course's Location is:
At a Resort 32
In the 'Burbs 31
Convenient to the City 18

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4.0
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Nice Course

Course is a great value , is a short course just over 6000 yds from tips but it has a great lay out. Playing it again tomorrow!!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
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Conditions Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Hidden golf gem of Chicagoland.

Great golf course to bring your friends for a quick round of golf. Deceivingly short but the great layout makes it very challenging to play. Greens are fast and well guarded by deep bunkers. The course in general is well maintained with super friendly staff from the pro shop to the grounds keeper. Location is very easily accessible as it is very close to I-290 and 355. Will always comeback to play a round at least once a week as long as weather permitting.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Short and slow

Most par fours are under 300 yards and the pace is very slow considering. Numerous sand bunkers do Protect the Green can make it tricky. Where are the rangers?

Conditions Good
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Eagle wood golf resort

Great course to play . I feel comfortable playing here . Has some challenging holes with deep bunkers and pitched greens . The course was in great shape .

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

Nice layout in very good condition

Eagle wood has a few quirky holes, but overall is a good and fair test of your golf skills. The rough is medium length, requiring some strength to dig out your ball, and good tracking skills to find it in the rough. Some holes have tight fairways requiring straight drives. Greens were in pretty good condition, with a few ball marks, but generally much better than most of the public courses in the area. I went back to this course despite a long drive from downtown Chicago because it is among the best courses i’ve played this year in the Chicago area.

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

Great Putting Greens

A tight course, and challenging. The greens are tough, but you’ll earn every putt - will definitely come back and play again soon.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great Staff

The course was saturated due to heavy rain the night before. Greens were understandably in below average shape and the fairways were water logged. The tee boxes were uneven but the course has a great layout with bunkers always in play. Weird to have no beverage cart or water on the course on a hot and humid day. Andrea in the restaurant is an excellent server who gave us great guidance on the menu. She also did a great job efficiently working a packed bar area on her own!!

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Do Your Job!

Had an 11:20 Tee time, there was no ranger to check us in, I did it myself. There was an outing in front of us and there was no course management at all. Took 45 minutes to play first 2 holes. Spoke to a ranger about pace of play, he told us he spoke with the 2 women 2 holes ahead of us who refused to let anyone play thru. The shared a cart with one bag, and never left the cart path to hit their balls. ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE...

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

awesome course

The staff is "wow " supper friendly … Great Place !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

My new favorite course

I was very impressed with the Eaglewood course. It is in very good condition and very playable. The greens roll true and are in good condition. Many of the fairways are narrow and require accurate drives. I found the course challenging and was very satisfied with the 86 I shot. A longer hitter might score better, but my short game prowess made up for some shortness off the tee. I plan to play this course again and highly recommend it. This is my first 5 star rating for a course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
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 Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Eaglebrook

Great challenge off the tips... Worth a play. Played first tee time and finished in 2 hours alone in cart.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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