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4.2
36 Reviews (36)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3
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1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.1
94.7%
Recommend this course
35 out of 36 reviews
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3.9
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
4
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1
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.4
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.7
StaffFriendliness
4.4
85.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 7 reviews
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3.9
9 Reviews (9)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
6
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.4
Layout
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.0
StaffFriendliness
4.6
88.9%
Recommend this course
8 out of 9 reviews
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 35
Length 3007 yards
Slope 110
Rating 34.7

HeatherRidge Golf Course is a nine-hole course with all the challenges of a full-length course. It's an ideal round for when you don't have time to play 18 holes. Water has a prominent presence throughout thanks to a creek that winds through the entire course with tributaries that snake in and out of the holes and there are also ponds that come into play. You'll find water on a total of seven holes. There are a few other tricky spots to watch out for as well, including subtle breaks in the greens. Hitting straight is the key to scoring well and both accuracy and creative shot-making skills are needed. HeatherRidge G.C. has appeal for players of all skill levels and the affordable rates make it doubly appealing.

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HeatherRidge Golf Course - 9 Holes
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Blue 35 3007 yards 34.7 110
Red (W) 36 2515 yards 35.1 117
Scorecard for Heather Ridge
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out Total
Blue M: 34.7/110 284 478 350 112 479 377 194 416 317 3007 3007
White M: 34.1/107 274 419 331 101 435 366 184 395 306 2811 2811
Red W: 35.1/117 243 400 280 89 364 291 171 381 296 2515 2515
Handicap 8 1 3 9 5 6 4 2 7
Par 4 4 4 3 5 4 3 4 4 35 35
Handicap (W) 8 1 5 9 3 4 7 2 6

Course Details

Year Built 1975
Golf Season Year round

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
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, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Fivesomes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.2
36 Reviews (36)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Water Hazards 7
This course/club is great for:
9-Hole Rounds 9
Locals 8
Walkers 8
This Course's Location is:
In the 'Burbs 9

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Overall an average course, a short 9 holes one of the better ones I’ve played in as a last minute “want to play “ ....found this course beat up by resent rain but they are doing there best in maintaining, tee box and greens fairly good shape Kudos to greens keepers.
Overall I liked it, gave me a chance to get out when larger courses were very busy..
I would return..

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Fair
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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once every three months
1.0
First Time Playing

Bad attitude by the staff.

Booked our tee time through golf now, was on time. From the start the guy at the counter gave attitude. Said we were late, when I know we were not. Then he wanted to charge us more than the golf now price. I said no thanks and walk out. Won't be coming back.

Value Average
Friendliness Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Fine Nine

First hole needs more hazards to make it a more challenging short par 4. The rest of the course will keep you challenged. You'll really like the par 5 fifth hole. You just want to bomb it off the tee.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice 9 hole course

Nice 9 hole course. Long enough to make it enjoyable for big hitters and short enough for average hitters and ladies to enjoy. Greens are in good shape and just enough hazards to make it challenging.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

I did not think about having water, as there was no water on the course in which to refill water bottle. Otherwise, I liked the course.

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

Fun Round Under 1.5 hours

Played a fun 9 holes with my partner in under 1.5 hours. Course has challenges and is very playable. Right combination of 3, 4, 5’s.

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

Fun and Challenging Course

Wet couple of prior days and on Saturday and we were asked to walk. No problem, just the right amount of walking distance and although wet in spots, very playable. Great place to play nine holes in a relaxed environment and still play reasonable yardages and layout. Will be back again.

Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once every three months
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Wet weather
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Pleasent experience

Great day staff very friendly course clean excellent upkeep pace was great and friendly!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Chicago Advisor
Top 50 Contributor
First Time Playing
Windy weather

Heather Ridge Golf Course

The Good: Heather Ridge is a nice little 9-hole course that is set among a large residential and condo development near Six Flags Great America. Par 35 layout has good combination of fair (opening hole is a sub-300-yard straight away Par 4) and challenging (several doglegs around ponds) holes that serves as a good tune up or leisure round. The lone Par 5 was a very strong hole with a series of traps left and water right on tee shot. Another pond left must be navigated if going for two. Good course conditions considering it is mid-march. Clubhouse is pedestrian at best but does not a banquet area and some decent apparel / equipment. I was one of only two players on the course at Noon, so pace of play was excellent!

The Bad: Greens were very shaggy, but this is expected given the early spring shoulder season. Staff was nice but didn't provide much value other than taking my Groupgolfer.com voucher. No driving range and very small putting green. The Par 3's are fairly forgettable compared to the other holes on the course. Cost to walk 9 holes ($18) was a little higher than expected considering the quality of course and time of season.

The Verdict: Heather Ridge is a fun little course if you have 2 hours to spare or combine with a round at the superior Bittersweet nearby. Enough quirk and challenge for the avid golfer, yet easy enough with limited green undulation for novice / junior golfers to enjoy.

Best Hole: The long Par 4 2nd is a really solid hole. A tough drive must avoid water right and approach to one of the more undulating greens on the course.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Nice course

We have not played this course in a few years and concluded that it is a good course to play for our ability. We will add this course into our weekly selection. The only downside is that there are several single players and you feel obligated to let them play through, which delays your own game.

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