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4.2
214 Reviews (214)
5 Stars
66
4 Stars
116
3 Stars
23
2 Stars
7
1 Stars
2
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.9
93.4%
Recommend this course
195 out of 214 reviews
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4.2
23 Reviews (23)
5 Stars
9
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.5
95.7%
Recommend this course
22 out of 23 reviews
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4.3
24 Reviews (24)
5 Stars
10
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
95.8%
Recommend this course
23 out of 24 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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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
214 Reviews (214)

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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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Even with all the rain we've been getting, the course played very well

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Great place to play

I have played many courses this season ‘19 and haven’t come across Greens in this good of shape. Hats off to the grounds crew
Redtail is a good course to play.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Used cart

S-L-O-W

To allow a five-some is beyond my understanding. 12th hole, 2-some on the tee box and 2 guys waiting? Where is your ranger? Had to follow 2 2somes for 7 holes, a ranger should have made the 2 2-somes play TOGETHER! Other than this, course was nice.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great conditions after a great deal of rain.

We had a lot of rain the previous few days. Although the rough was thick, course played very well. Fairways and greens were cut meticulously, ground was soft but not to squishy due to the rain.
Staff was working feverishly to remedy the bunkers.
Greens ran very true and were ale to hold shots coming in from the fairway / rough.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 09/12/2019

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
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Shaggy greens

I played the course twice In 3 days. I really like the layout and the people who worked there. I played 5 -6 times a year at this course. The greens were way too long I know they hadn't been cut from Sunday till Tuesday. Not good the grass was growi9from edges into the cup. Pretty frustrating trying to get a feel for how the greens were rolling.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Commented on 08/15/2019

Hi, thank you for leaving us a review! We are thrilled that you love the course and our staff! We greatly appreciate your feedback regarding the greens and will use it to work on improving our golfers overall experience with us. We hope you'll get another chance to show you how we continue to improve.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice but.....

Very nice fun layout but the traps are substandard. Very little sand and not properly groomed.

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

Hi wbuman. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Redtail Golf Club.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Hot dry day

Course was in good shape. Hasn’t rained in a while so the ground was hard but greens were in good shape. Good value for the money.

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

Hi Dsmolak1959. We appreciate you taking the time to review the course and rate us. Thank you for the 4 stars! We aim for a 5-star experience, so we always welcome feedback for improvement. Thank you for playing Redtail Golf Club.

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
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Commented on 07/11/2019

Hi, thank you for visiting us at Redtail 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 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Better Rates

Great course for the money but the two-some we played with paid the course directly for the same rate we received through golf now, only they saved the $5 golfnow fee so check course rates first.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Commented on 07/08/2019

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

Another great round at RedTail

We played 18 holes, mid Saturday morning, in 3:55 - even stopping at the turn to grab a brat. Their call/text-ahead order service worked great, and kept us moving.

The course is in outstanding shape, given all the storms and rains we’ve dealt with this late spring. The staff is wonderful! With Ambassador/Rangers keeping the pace of play moving well. The refreshment cart and ample water holes were welcomed with a humid, upper 80’s day!

If you haven’t tried RedTail and are thinking about it, do it.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 07/08/2019

Wow - Thank you for the five star review GolfDawg!
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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Played On
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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Played On
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
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
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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
Difficulty Moderate
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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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Played On
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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