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4.2
59 Reviews (59)
5 Stars
27
4 Stars
24
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
3
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.8
89.8%
Recommend this course
57 out of 59 reviews
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4.4
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
14
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
23 out of 23 reviews
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4.5
26 Reviews (26)
5 Stars
16
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
2
2 Stars
1
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.7
100.0%
Recommend this course
26 out of 26 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

4.2
59 Reviews (59)

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 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 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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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
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Reviews 30
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
Played On
Reviews 6
Skill Advanced
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Walked
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Extremely Easy
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
2.0
Previously Played

Worth the price

When I booked it thru golf now ( hot deals) it said cart included but when I reached the counter at the course I was told it’s not included. They said they don’t know anything about the offer

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great Walking Course

If you’re looking for a quick walking course and a way to practice your short game, this is the best course in the area.

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