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4.2
137 Reviews (137)
5 Stars
43
4 Stars
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3 Stars
16
2 Stars
5
1 Stars
4
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.5
Layout
4.1
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.9
93.7%
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125 out of 137 reviews
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4.2
30 Reviews (30)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
14
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.1
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.2
90.0%
Recommend this course
27 out of 30 reviews
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4.1
34 Reviews (34)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
15
3 Stars
3
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.0
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.8
StaffFriendliness
4.3
91.2%
Recommend this course
31 out of 34 reviews
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Holes 9
Type Public
Par 36
Length 3175 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0
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Boone Creek Golf Club
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Course Details

Year Built 1997
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/30
Architect Gordon Cunningham (1997)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code No sleeveless shirts/open heel shoes. Shirts & shoes must be worn at all times.

Reviews

4.2
137 Reviews (137)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 8
Course Challenges Include:
Thick Rough 9
Water Hazards 9
Bunkers 8
This course/club is great for:
Locals 11
9-Hole Rounds 9
Junior Golfers 9
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 12
Worth the Drive 6

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Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

What a course

I had one of the best days on a golf course in quite a while. This course is a gem. The place was in fantastic shape. Fairways were well manicured and beautiful. The greens were enormous and pristine. Haven't putted on many that nice all season. I discovered a great place for a wonderful round...I'll be back for sure !!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/03/2019

Hello, u6722019. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Boone Creek Golf Club - Prairie Course!

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great courses

Personally valley and creekside are my favorite courses. But 3 good courses overall. Very well maintained. Rough is long right now, but playable.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/30/2019

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

Bang for buck

Fun course. Even after heavy rain this past week or two, course was just fine. It's no PGA course but it's fun, greens are challenging and there's a lot of value for what your paying. Not to mention there's 27 holes here! Played this a few times and will return again

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 08/22/2019

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

Great round for the money

Paid $10 per round; took my boys for their respective 2nd on a course; wasn’t expecting much for $10 as we typically pay more than that for a bucket of range balls. We enjoyed the course and will definitely be back

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/14/2019

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 08/12/2019

Hello. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Boone Creek Golf Club - Prairie Course!

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Skill Advanced
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Great course ! Great pace of play!

Great course. Pace was play was perfect - 3-1/2 hours for a Saturday am. Can’t beat that. Fairways and greens were in great shape despite the dry weather.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 08/12/2019

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I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Previously Played

Lots of blind tee shots

The guy working the pro shop is always mad at the world. Whatever. The wetlands need to be cut down as you literally can’t see where to hit. Even on a par three I had a completely blind tee shot. Greens were very fast but the sand traps are a joke, mostly dirt and some with no rakes. Good course to okay with the wife but they need to put some work into it so at least you can have an idea where to hit the ball At least five tee shots where I had no clue.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/05/2019

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Fun layout. Fairways and greens in beautiful shape

I had been to Boone Creek to practice a couple times years ago, but hadn't played the course. The driving range is nothing special but the practice green is exceptional.
I was surprised with the course. Very well maintained with unique and interesting use of natural growth.. Very entertaining. Staff is very nice.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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Commented on 08/06/2019

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Rude staff, ruined the day

The staff here took what would have been a nice Saturday and ruined it. There’s a course marshall who drove around searching peoples carts and bags for beers. We didn’t have any, but it was very awkward. He also used profanity and was very unprofessional. I’ve never felt so unwelcome, or disrespected on a golf course in my entire life. The course is in bad shape and looks nothing like pictures online. Don’t waste your money. If you’re going to golf in mchenry area, play chapel hill, fox lake, or renwood. Don’t pay good money to get treated like garbage at a course that’s been let go.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Fair
Amenities Poor
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Commented on 07/02/2019

Hi Matt8156853. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. We see you rated the course 1-star and are interested in learning what we can do to improve for your next visit. We take single star feedback very serious at our course. You are welcome to comment further or reach out to our team in the golf shop. We always appreciate the feedback. Thank you for playing Boone Creek Golf Club - Prairie Course.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Awful Staff

The staff is extremely unfriendly and I would never go back. The course martial kept yelling at us for doing nothing wrong. There are better courses for your money, game, and time.

Conditions Poor
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Boone Creek has improved over time

I played this course when it first opened. The trees were short and it was like playing on a links course. Now, the trees have grown up and they have embellished the course with tall grasses and other flora. It's not Medinah-like challenging. It's low stress. The bunkers were horrible. They need to improve on them. I saw one that was not maintained at all and was turning back to the prairie.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 07/15/2019

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Our favorite

We play Boone all the time! It is one of our favorite courses!! The staff is always lovely! Snacks are great! Drinks are awesome! The cart girl even brought out a special request for me! A must play course for sure!!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 06/12/2019

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Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Needs maintenance

There has been A LOT of rain which has made keeping the grounds up difficult. The rough was higher, and thicker, than US Open standards. It made FINDING a ball in the rough VERY DIFFICULT EVEN WHEN JUST OFF THE FAIRWAY. The cart paths are filled with deep holes on every hole.Reminded me of a mine field. The course could use better marking for distances.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 06/10/2019

Hello Gregg4golf. Thank you for taking the time to review the course and rate us. We are going to pass along your feedback to the staff so they can work to make changes. Thanks for visiting us!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Windy weather
Walked
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 05/24/2019

Hello, miltton29. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/21/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Boone Creek Golf Club. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Great Value

Great value for the money. Good pace. Good overall shape.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
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Commented on 05/15/2019

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented on 05/14/2019

Thank you for visiting us at Boone Creek Golf Club - Prairie Course. We appreciate your 4-star rating and review. We hope you join us for another round soon.

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Played On
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
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Commented on 05/14/2019

Hello, u553934790. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon.

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