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4.4
114 Reviews (114)
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
4
1 Stars
3
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.0
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.6
Pace
4.2
Amenities
3.4
88.0%
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98 out of 114 reviews
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4.6
42 Reviews (42)
5 Stars
28
4 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.7
95.2%
Recommend this course
40 out of 42 reviews
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4.6
51 Reviews (51)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Stars
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Conditions
4.5
Value
4.4
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.5
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.7
94.1%
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48 out of 51 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Style Traditional
Par 72
Length 7089 yards
Slope 0
Rating 0.0

Formerly known as Oak Meadows Golf Course and Elmhurst Country Club.

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The Preserve at Oak Meadows
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Course Details

Year Built 2017
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 12/01
Architect Greg Martin (2017)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
GPS Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Bunker Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes
Pitching/Chipping Area Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Reviews

4.4
114 Reviews (114)
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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Previously Played

Course was in great shape after 3 inches of rain. Staff is not friendly at all. This course is own and run by county

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing

Great layout and well manicured

Very happy with the experience at the preserve. We were really impressed with the condition of the course in late October. The bunkers, fairways, and greens were in wonderful condition and I thought the layout was challenging and different. Would reccomend!

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
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome new layout make sure you choose the right tee box not for short hitters

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Beautiful fall day

Great course! challenging and a lot of fun. The only bummer is construction is happening, I assume on a new club house and a trailer is being used for food

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Poor
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

2nd Time

The course was in great shape. Due to the rain on Sunday it was cart path only. I thought the drainage was excellent as I didn't have any plugged balls. The only downside to the renovation of the course is that my Sky Caddie tries to read the former layout so I had to rely on the cart monitor which was great.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Windy weather
Used cart

Five under

The course was in great shape. I was a single and had time to figure each shot out. I love this tract!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Re-do of the course

I had not played the course since the redesign.. Il love the natural areas and the overall design. I’m looking forward to playing the course again soon!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
Played On
Handicap 10-14
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
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Played On
Handicap 0-4
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Wet weather
Used cart

Love the Re-Design! A "Must Play" in Chicago

Had not played the new Preserve at Oak Meadows since its massive re-design a few years ago. The layout is fabulous. Several of the old holes from Oak Meadow have been refashioned and blend in perfectly with the new upgrades to the Preserve. The course used to get hammered during storms, making it unplayable and carts out of the question. Different story after the redesign. We played the afternoon after a storm. While the course was definitely wet, it was still in great condition with the tees, greens and most of the fairways offering ideal playing conditions. The staff in the Pro Shop and Grill were extremely friendly and welcoming and dedicated to ensuring I have an ideal experience. In fact, I forgot to bring a towel to wash-off my clubs and the starter tracked one down for me to borrow during my round. That's 5-star customer service. I'll definitely return and would recommend any serious golfer seek out this refurbished gem in the Chicago suburbs.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Extremely Challenging
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser

Nice

Fun and challenging course. If you’re bad off the tee box, don’t play this course, it will eat you up. Fun time.

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
Perfect weather
Used cart

Dybo's take

Good value, staff, and course layout/conditions. Will come back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great layout. Getting close to being a top 5

My group has been playing this course from the tournament tees for two years. We are all low to scratch players and enjoy the challenge of a good layout combined with good conditions. In its inaugural year last year, the course just simply was not ready. The fairways were spotty and the greens were spotty.

Move the clock forward and a year later, ther fairways are in fantastic shape. The greens, although not spotty, are still a bit spongy and inconsistent in speed. That being said, the overall condition i is much better this year.. one can excuse the greens since it generally ytakes a few years befo re the root structure is secure. Once the greens have another year under their belt, we woul love to see the grounds staff roll and cut the greens a bit tighter.

On to the course. The usage of the old course, especially on. 1, 5,6 & 7, 18 with the addition of new thoughtfully layer put holes provides a nice challenge. Number 9 which usually plays into a southern wind, provides a very good challenge to complete the front 9. And then there is number 10. The tournament tees have you an average of 225 to the pink with the wind often coming right back into you. Make a par there and you feel like you have gained at least one on your team mates. There are a number of holes on the back that stretch your confidence due to strategically placed traps and trees. The finish on 17 and 18 will definitely test your resolve to close out a good round.

The practice facility is top notch for a public course. In addition to a well maintained range for full shots, there are two nice practice areas for the short game whether you would like to chip or work on your sand game. The course is still supposed to break ground on a clubhouse this October overlooking the 10th tee and 18th green. That will definitely complete the course versus the mobile home currently in place for the 19th hole

The pace of play can vary. Too many people take on tees that are not suited for their skill level. This is not a course for a beginner. However their are plenty of options for experienced golfers of all skill levels. Just play the right teees.

Great course layout but lack of a club house combined new green conditions narrowly keep it out of the top 5 public golf experiences behind Cantigny, Stonewall Orchard, Makray, Thunderhawk and Cog #4.

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

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