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4.1
75 Reviews (75)
5 Stars
25
4 Stars
32
3 Stars
8
2 Stars
4
1 Stars
6
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.3
Layout
4.6
Friendliness
4.5
Pace
4.1
Amenities
4.0
86.0%
Recommend this course
62 out of 75 reviews
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4.6
5 Reviews (5)
5 Stars
3
4 Stars
2
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.2
Value
4.8
Layout
4.8
Pace
4.4
Amenities
4.5
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
5 out of 5 reviews
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4.3
12 Reviews (12)
5 Stars
4
4 Stars
7
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Pace
3.9
Amenities
4.1
StaffFriendliness
4.7
91.7%
Recommend this course
11 out of 12 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 7005 yards
Slope 133
Rating 73.6
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Piper Glen Golf Club
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Gold 72 7005 yards 73.6 133
Blue 72 6612 yards 71.8 128
White 72 6124 yards 69.6 121
Green (W) 72 5571 yards 66.8 114
Red (W) 72 5138 yards 65.4 116
Scorecard for Piper Glen Golf Club
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Gold M: 73.6/132 411 545 454 171 381 399 396 190 522 3469 431 557 154 391 456 202 536 392 417 3536 7005
Blue M: 71.9/128 W: 77.9/139 373 524 431 162 358 370 374 172 493 3257 410 542 140 376 442 181 512 362 390 3355 6612
White M: 70.1/121 W: 75.1/131 352 496 408 147 332 328 354 145 466 3028 385 480 122 352 396 170 490 330 371 3096 6124
Green M: 66.8/114 W: 72.3/128 350 490 325 127 325 320 340 130 460 2867 380 470 114 285 335 160 426 280 254 2704 5571
Red W: 71.7/125 286 396 320 125 306 299 286 124 405 2547 360 428 106 208 331 144 421 271 250 2519 5066
Handicap 15 5 3 17 13 9 7 11 1 4 2 18 10 8 12 6 16 14
Par 4 5 4 3 4 4 4 3 5 36 4 5 3 4 4 3 5 4 4 36 72

Course Details

Year Built 1996
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 2/01 Closed: 12/31
Architect Bob Lohmann (1996)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes
Dress code Appropriate golf attire.

Reviews

4.1
75 Reviews (75)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 6
Course Challenges Include:
Undulating Greens 10
Thick Rough 8
Water Hazards 7
This course/club is great for:
Locals 7
Advanced Golfers 6
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 7

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Conditions Excellent
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First Time Playing

Great layout

Excellent layout - challenging course - would have given 5 Stars but for the condition of greens need a little work

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Great place

My husband and I had a great time. The course was beautiful and in good shape! We enjoyed ourselves and the staff was very friendly.

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Previously Played

Enjoyable Round

Despite the windy conditions it was an enjoyable day. Temperature was nice with just a stiff beeeze - but expected at this time of year. Course was in great shape despite the weather challenges. Fairways were soft, rough was consistent, and the greens were quick and rolled true. Plan on playing this course several times this year.

Conditions Excellent
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Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
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Plays A few times a week
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4.0
Previously Played

Great Course

Even though it’s still early spring, the course is in good shape. Greens are quick and roll true with very little bumpiness. Layout is a challenge, and the length is tough in soft conditions. Will play again!

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Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
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Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
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First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great day on the course

Weather overcast with breeze. Light traffic made the round relaxing. The greens were extremely fast with a 12.9 stimp rating which made the round very challenging.

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Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
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First Time Playing

Great course - fast greens

Course was in great condition with nice fairways and fast greens. Only condition issue was GUR on 11 that I hadn’t been told about and some of the tee boxes needed some TLC. Some complain about the fast greens but the faster the better, like the pros play. Pace of play was super slow, but it was a Sunday morning so not much better you can expect. Awesome layout, would play again.

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Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Fair
Amenities Excellent
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Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart

Unforgiving Greens

Piper Glen is a good looking course, but its fairways are thin and the greens are extremely tough. They were especially today, as they were fast to the point of not being fun. I had 3 or 4 run off the green and I consider myself a decent putter. One green was putt putt style with a rise of a 3-4 feet. That with the thin fairways make it too challenging for a hacker like me.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
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Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Nice surprise

I played this course last year and it was horrible. It is now finally owned by someone who is investing some $ and bringing the course back up to its original conditions after many years of neglect. New carts with built in Bluetooth speakers! $18 for 18 holes. Almost back to great condition. There are only one or two holes that need some more TLC. Applause to the new owners. Don’t stop now!

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

Piper Glen

The new owners are doing a great job with the course. When they get all the bunkers done it will be really nice. When the greens are fast it’s great track.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
3.0
First Time Playing

Most of the Bunkers Have No Sand

Piper Glen is an interesting layout, but is very difficult to play for first timers, with lots of blind shots. The greens and fairways were in decent shape, but most of the bunkers have no sand in them, so you have to drop your ball and play no closer to the hole. LAME! The people working here were very friendly, but I just can't recommend a course that doesn't have sand in over half the bunkers.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Average
Amenities Good
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Commented On 07/11/2018

Thank you for your review.
There are a handful of bunkers that we will be removing entirely, and those ones do not have sand in them right now. We will be filling them in with dirt. We do have a few to complete to finish our bunker renovation. If you would like to discuss anything further I would be happy to. Please feel free to contact me at Bryan@piperglen.com

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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
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Getting there

This course is a great track that had been abused for years the new owners took over and everything is coming back to its former glory. They have committed to rebuilding all the sand traps this year and fixing the cart paths look forward to playing the scores for many years to come

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
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Gettimg better

Bunkers still need work but looks like they are trying

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Perfect weather
Used cart
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
Previously Played
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
First Time Playing

Not mowed and no bunkers

My husband and I went to play this course today as it is highly rated in the state of Illinois. We were extremely disappointed to find that nothing had been mowed except the greens. The tee boxes were long and tee markers not lined up to direct golfers down the fairway. The fairways were not mowed as well and one fairway was completely re-seeded (12). The rough was not even and extremely long just off the fairway. The bunkers looked like they had not had any maintence in several years. All full of dirt and mud, weeds and large clumps of grass growing in them. We had no indication before playing today that the course was in such disrepair.
We could definitely see the courses potential for being highly rated. Hopefully soon they get an owner that will pay for the upkeep.

Conditions Poor
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
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Commented On 10/09/2017

Emzo75,
Thank you for your feedback and we are dissapointed that you did not enjoy your time at Piper Glen. It had been raining for 3 straight days and that is the reason why the rough was very long and some of the tees were long. Please feel free to email me directly so we can discuss this further. Bryan@Piperglen.com
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Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

The Comeback Kid

I've enjoyed Piper Glen golf course for over 15 years and always considered it a very beautiful course and layout.Last year, or the year before,the course was neglected to the point of only watered tees and greens-everything else was dry and yellow.It seemed only a matter of time before the course was doomed to fail-like many courses have lately.But,lo-and-behold,Piper Glen was as green as Springtime in one of the hottest stretches of summer,without rain,we've had in a long time.The course was in great shape-the fairways green,the greens nicely manicured and the pace of play perfect.Kudos to management in reinvigorating this gem back to it's natural beauty.

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

The Glen is back!

Piper Glen has made huge improvement over the last 2 years under new management and new ownership. This time in 2015 the course was in a shambles thanks to previous ownership, 2 years later "The Glen" is back.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
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