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4.0
Value
4.4
Layout
4.2
Friendliness
4.9
Pace
4.3
Amenities
4.3
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4.0
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5.0
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5.0
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About

Holes 9
Type Public
Par 37
Length 3230 yards
Slope 119
Rating 35.6

Opened in 1912, Sinnissippi Park Golf Club is the Park District's oldest course and at 3,230 yards, it's also the shortest. In the century that it has occupied Rockford's east side, it has served as a great learning golf course for thousands of beginning golfers. This nine-hole course is conveniently located in the center of Sinnissippi Park, overlooking the Rock River. Towering mature trees pleasantly shade most of the golf course. At first glance the lack of water, sand, and length makes the course appear seemingly easy, but it would be a mistake to underestimate this layout. There are some surprisingly tough holes that can maddeningly turn pars into bogies and bogies into doubles. Most of the trouble is to the left, so hookers need to be extra cautious.

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Course Details

Year Built 1912
Fairways Blue grass
Greens Bentgrass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Tom Bendelow (1912)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

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4.5
40 Reviews (40)
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5.0
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Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
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Commented on 10/28/2019

Hello, u384520242. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Sinnissippi Park Golf Club!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
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I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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Commented on 09/18/2019

Hello, LionelLomas. Thank you for your 5-star rating! Please book another round with us soon at Sinnissippi Park Golf Club!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing

Nice place for beginners

No water, no sand traps. All grass however greens run so fast very hilly and lots of traffic.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Ik

It’s a small course. To much money for 9 holes and a cart

Conditions Average
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice 9 hole course

Easy layout....sometimes.....easy to go in the street...peoples yards.....or the cemetary.....greens are deceptively easy.......good luck!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from on 08/07/2018:
Hello, on behalf of the Sinnissippi Park Golf Course staff we appreciate you taking the time to address your concerns as we are always looking to improve. We are sorry to hear that you were not happy with the conditions of the course but still hope you enjoyed your round. Again, we appreciate your feedback and hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Come on out

Looking for a fun time? Sinnissippi is where it is at!!

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

A “MUST PLAY” for a fun “round”. Always a good time and super friendly staff. So don’t wait—-PLAT THIS COURSE!!!!!

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 25+
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Wet weather
Used cart

sinnissippie

Course was in excellent shape. Good greens and well taken care off

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

Great time!!!

Always a great time!!!! This course is a Rockford gem.

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

Short but fast

9 holes. All grass course, no water or sand traps. Easy play for a beginner.

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

Great course. Glad they went back to the old layout.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Beginner
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
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great condition course!

My expectations, for park district courses, aren’t ever too high. This course was in great condition. The night before had been really heavy rain, and the course was even mostly dry. Glad to see our city is taking such good care of its golf courses. I brought my kids, who are 9 & 11, and I will certainly be bringing them back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
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 Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A great old time course

Hills, trees, ample fairways, tough rough all make for a great round of golf.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Played On
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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