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4.3
75 Reviews (75)
5 Stars
36
4 Stars
31
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.8
89.8%
Recommend this course
73 out of 75 reviews
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Average Rating
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4.6
35 Reviews (35)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
10
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.7
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
35 out of 35 reviews
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4.5
39 Reviews (39)
5 Stars
23
4 Stars
13
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.8
Layout
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
39 out of 39 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 27
Length 1163 yards
Slope N/A
Rating N/A

Ever since opening in the mid '90s, Arlington Heights Golf Club has been considered one of the best par-3 golf courses in Chicagoland. It is certainly one of the most unique with three holes that feature vertical-drop tee shots and two holes with uphill tee shots to the green. Although this nine-hole course is only 1,163 yards the large bentgrass tees and greens provide the feel of a full-length course. The layout has nearly 30 bunkers strategically placed throughout and water comes into play on two holes. From the elevated tees you can enjoy a panoramic view of the area, including stunning vistas of the Chicago skyline. Whether you're a beginner looking to get some practice or a scratch golfer who wants to get in a quick round, Arlington Heights Golf Club is a fun and challenging option.

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Course Details

Year Built 1995
Fairways Blue
Greens Bent
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/01
Architect Steven Halberg

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes - $8
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Snacks

Available Facilities

Clubhouse, Locker Rooms

Reviews

4.3
75 Reviews (75)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Elevation Changes 7
Bunkers 6
Water Hazards 6
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 11
Beginners 10
Locals 9
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 6

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Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Fun little track!

This was my first time here and it was a really fun little par three. Enough trouble to work around and easy enough to just shoot and have fun. Most definitely will play again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great course to get started

I’ve been taking my boys to play Nickol Knoll every weekend for years. It’s a perfect place to get them started. The course is always in great shape. The head pro, Steve, is always friendly and helpful.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a great time playing this course

This course is always in great condition. I have been playing it for years now with friends and family.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Fairly Easy
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

It was an enjoyable course however not the best maintained course I have seen.

Conditions Fair
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great but sandy

Course was a lot of fun to play & was beautiful! Only comment was several of the greens were incredibly sandy. Really made putting hard.

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

Very nice

Enjoyed the round the course and the lay out. Will play again very soon.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 4
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Fair
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Always a fun time!

The greens are in great shape and for someone looking to learn the game to someone practicing wedges, this is a great course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 3
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Played On
Reviews 2
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
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
Reviews 35
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

“Honey, I shrunk the golf course!” Great fun with history!

What do you get when you have an outstanding executive course - that looks like a full sized one, with memories of Walter Payton running the hills behind you? Nickol Knoll Golf Course!

I love I for short game practice and the scenery. My wife loves it because it’s fun for her to learn golf on . I just need to get a fairly regular round for us each weekend on the books!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Hot weather
Walked

Great shape

Course is hilly and the greens are fast and undulated.
Very challenging for a par three course. If only I didn't suck the day would have been great.

Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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