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4.2
199 Reviews (199)
5 Stars
62
4 Stars
105
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.0
Amenities
3.9
91.6%
Recommend this course
180 out of 199 reviews
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4.1
8 Reviews (8)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
1
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.3
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.3
87.5%
Recommend this course
7 out of 8 reviews
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4.2
27 Reviews (27)
5 Stars
13
4 Stars
9
3 Stars
4
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.4
88.9%
Recommend this course
24 out of 27 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6820 yards
Slope 134
Rating 72.7
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RedTail Golf Club - IL
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Black 72 6820 yards 72.7 134
Gold 72 6492 yards 71.1 130
White (W) 72 5990 yards 74.1 133
White 72 5990 yards 68.7 124
Red (W) 72 5441 yards 71.0 126
Scorecard for Redtail
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: 72.7/134 400 530 385 210 570 420 365 165 390 3435 380 555 170 395 540 430 405 160 415 3450 6885
Gold M: 71.1/130 373 501 360 184 535 403 342 148 370 3216 348 529 169 383 490 408 394 138 395 3254 6470
White M: 68.8/124 352 475 355 158 504 360 317 124 340 2985 322 497 152 324 468 370 355 132 385 3005 5990
Red W: 71.2/126 320 431 322 151 464 327 264 113 302 2694 272 440 136 310 445 340 326 122 356 2747 5441
Handicap 9 5 13 15 1 3 11 17 7 12 2 16 14 4 6 10 18 8
Par 4 5 4 3 5 4 4 3 4 36 4 5 3 4 5 4 4 3 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1992
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Year round
Architect Roger Packard (1992) Bob Lohmann

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Amex Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes, on weekdays
Dress code Proper attire is required.

Reviews

4.2
199 Reviews (199)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 14
Watching the Game 7
Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 19
Bunkers 17
Forced Carries 13
This course/club is great for:
Locals 19
Advanced Golfers 11
Seniors 11
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 24
Worth the Drive 13

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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Another Great Round at an Outstanding Venue!

Had my best round of the year on Father’s Day at Red Tail. The course was in outstanding condition, despite all the recent rain.

Pace of play was well maintained by the “Ambassador,” who was great to speak with. We weren’t rushed or held up unreasonably. It made for a nice day!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 06/20/2019

Wow - Thank you for the five star review GolfDawg! Your best round is certainly something to celebrate! We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. Our playing conditions are very important to us and we are glad you enjoyed them. We look forward to having you back again soon! Until then, take care!

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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

not much support for handicapped people

I would like to give the course a better rating,but several amenities are lacking.The cart paths are sorely in need of repair.Go real slow or risk a bad back.There was absolutely no drinking water onthe course.The containers are there,but there were no water jugs.Because of the alarms on the cart gps,us handicapped people can't get close enough to the greens.That means too much walking.The course is fine,but some of these issues have been going on for a long time.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Commented On 06/20/2019

Thank you so much for letting us know about your recent experience grumpy12. Your satisfaction is a deep concern of ours as we always aim to exceed expectations. Your review will allow us to follow up in areas you voiced concern. If possible, please reach out to us directly so we discuss your review in more detail. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
1.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Poor
Friendliness Poor
Pace Poor
Amenities Poor
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Commented On 06/20/2019

Thank you so much for letting us know about your recent experience. Your satisfaction is a deep concern of ours as we always aim to exceed expectations. Your review will allow us to follow up in areas you voiced concern. If possible, please reach out to us directly so we discuss your review in more detail. We hope you will allow us another chance to WOW you with a future visit. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great Course

The course was in pretty good shape considering all the rain we've had (8.5 inches in May). A couple holes were wet and it was cart path only. Cart path only contributed to slow play more than the pace of others.

A hot deal here is a steal!

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

Thank you for the great feedback! We love hearing from you and are glad you had a good experience. We would love the opportunity to bump those 4 stars to 5. We hope you will come back soon so we can WOW you on your next visit. Until then, take care!

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 06/20/2019

Wow - Thank you for the five star review!
We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon! Until then, take care!

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Skill Beginner
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
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Commented On 06/20/2019

Wow - Thank you for the five star review!
We are happy to have exceeded your expectations. We love hearing from you and are glad you had a great experience. We look forward to having you back again soon! Until then, take care!

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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Redtail golf course

Course was an excellent shape Green's especially nice

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented On 04/29/2019

Hello, We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at Redtail Golf Club. We look forward to seeing you at the course soon for another 5-star experience!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
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Commented On 05/09/2019

Hello, 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
Previously Played

Elevations rule!

I consider Red Tail one of the top public courses in the area because it’s verying elevations, interesting water hazards, and well-kept turf. The cart paths could use some work but overall an excellent course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 11/14/2018:
Hello WSDFirm, thank you for the five-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course and had an excellent experience. Thank you for visiting RedTail Golf Club and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Cold weather
Used cart

red tail in october

great fall day for golf and course was in great condition for time of year....

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 10/15/2018:
Hello, thank you for the four-star review, We are glad you enjoyed our course conditions and had a great golf experience. Thank you for playing RedTail Golf Club and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart

Play again

Great course, course offers golf holes for all golfers low handicap to high.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 10/02/2018:
Hello Randy8807984, thank you for the five-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course and had an excellent experience. Thank you for playing RedTail Golf Club and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

We Love playing here. The course is great and the staff is wonderful.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 09/26/2018:
Hello Sancino, thank you for the five-star review. We are glad you enjoyed our course and found our staff friendly. Thank you for playing RedTail Golf Club and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 09/26/2018:
Hello wbuman, thank you for the four-star rating. We are glad you had a great golf experience at RedTail Golf Club. Thank you for playing our course and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
3.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

rangers ruined this course

The rangers will follow you throughout your round and pester you about times even if you never hold anyone up. VERY annoying!!!! These guys would lurk around the tee boxes and greens. They would start up their carts during our swings. Truely rediculous! The final straw was when the ranger comes up to us and complains about our pace. 2 of us made birdies on the hole and 1 guy struggled but hey we play ready golf and are always aware if we are backing anyone up. This isn't the PGA tour and this course isn't Medina!

Conditions Good
Value Fair
Layout Good
Friendliness Fair
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 09/19/2018:
Hello, thank you for taking the time to write a review of our course. We appreciate your feedback on our rangers and we escalated it to the appropriate departments. Thank you for visiting RedTail Golf Club and we hope to earn your business again.
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 09/17/2018:
Hello JeanieE, thank you for the five-star review. We are glad you had an excellent golf experience at RedTail Golf Club. Thank you for visiting us and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 09/17/2018:
Hello Oldhog45, thank you for the five-star rating. We are glad you had an excellent experience at RedTail Golf Club. Thank you for visiting us and we hope to see you again soon!
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 09/04/2018:
Hello, thank you for taking the time to rate our course. We appreciate your ratings on our pace of play, course conditions, and staff friendliness. Thank you for visiting RedTail Golf Club and we hope to earn your business again.
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

great staff

play early less hacks playing golf.. greens beat up after 2 pm. people dont repair divots on green.. many golfers who pay by gof now think they don't have to play with single players..Lakewood needs to fix problem.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Poor
Amenities Excellent
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 08/27/2018:
Hello bobbylew53, thank you for taking the time to write a review of our course. We are glad you found our staff friendly. We also appreciate your feedback on the pace of play and on the ball marks on the greens. We escalated your feedback to the appropriate departments. Thank you for playing RedTail Golf Club and we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Love RedTail

Course is in best shape in years. Lots of friendly new staff - TR has been awesome!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 07/31/2018:
Hi Scott, Thank you for rating RedTail Golf Club a 4-star rating. We are happy to hear that you liked our course layout. Remember to book your next round with us soon.
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

Played at 630 am.. course is in good condition. Some of the tee boxs it was hard to get tee in due the the hard dirt. Greens were in good shape and pins placed just right so you had to think about your approach shots.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Response from RedTail Golf Club on 07/31/2018:
Hello, Thank you for leaving us a 4-star rating. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed the course layout. Remember to book your next tee time with us soon.
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