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3.7
176 Reviews (176)
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
6
Conditions
3.7
Value
4.1
Layout
3.7
Friendliness
4.2
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
81.8%
Recommend this course
151 out of 176 reviews
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3.7
23 Reviews (23)
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2
1 Stars
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Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
78.3%
Recommend this course
18 out of 23 reviews
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3.7
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5
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
2
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2
1 Stars
2
Conditions
3.8
Value
4.0
Layout
3.7
Pace
3.8
Amenities
3.5
StaffFriendliness
4.3
78.3%
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 71
Length 6581 yards
Slope 121
Rating 71.3
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Meadows Golf Club of Blue Island
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Course Details

Year Built 1994
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 10/31
Architect Porter Gibson

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs No

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Caddies No
Teaching Pro Yes
Putting Green Yes

Policies

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

Reviews

3.7
176 Reviews (176)

What Golfers Are Saying

The 19th Hole is Great For:
Drinks 13
Watching the Game 7
Course Challenges Include:
Bunkers 12
Thick Rough 12
Water Hazards 10
This course/club is great for:
Locals 20
Beginners 15
Seniors 13
This Course's Location is:
Convenient to the City 19
In the 'Burbs 15

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

very dangerous about drop the ball.

My first time rounding this course.I was very scary.because lot a ball drop around nearby.and front of group was young guy.and one is no club.and play together and usually twice hit the ball.they don't care how many group behind waiting.finally behind us one group they giveup 16hall and go home. It's terrible day.

Conditions Poor
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Fair
Response from Meadows Tee Times on 11/14/2016:
We regret to hear your round was not as enjoyable as it could have been due to pace of play or a group nearby. Let us know how we can make it a better experience for you next time around!
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice Course

Nice Course a lot better from a few years ago. Would recommend playing

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Response from Meadows Tee Times on 10/24/2016:
Thanks so much for your recommendation and for playing at Meadows Golf Club!
Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Good course right outside the city

Course had a few patches of water from rain earlier in the week. Other than that course was very enjoyable. Will definitely play again.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Response from Meadows Tee Times on 10/13/2016:
So glad you enjoyed the course, even despite the wetter conditions. Come back and see us soon!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Good course but rain this year has left a lot of mud hole in fairways

There are a few water damaged areas that need repair but I enjoyed course layout. Personally i just had my best score ever here yesterday.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/22/2016

Awesome! Congratulations on your high score, we thank you for playing at Meadows GC. We are working on patching things up glad you loved the layout. Come back soon!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

This course is in need of a makover

The course is very easy and usually in poor shape but it was in fair condition this time. It is extremely inexpensive and that is why we play it.

Conditions Fair
Value Good
Layout Poor
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Average
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/21/2016

We regret to hear the course conditions were not up to expectations, we do hope you give us another try. Come back soon!

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 1000 Contributor
Previously Played

the course has some good holes, but is pretty easy.

course was in great shape some damaged areas but overall in decent shape

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/21/2016

Thanks so much for playing at The Meadows Golf Club!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Meadows

Good value
Great value
Recommend

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/16/2016

Thanks for your recommendation! We can't wait to see you again.

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Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Round of golf

The course was in okay shape , staff awesome and it was a beautiful day.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/08/2016

Glad our staff made your round that much more enjoyable. We hope you come back and see us soon!

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Played On
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
1.0
Previously Played

Be prepared to defend yourself

They jammed so many groups on the course you couldn't move. Then the bro behind us playing as a single riding with two non-playing family members decided to skip ahead of us. When we inevitably caught up and I objected to his move, he threatened me with an iron. Of course once he realized I was willing to stand my ground with a sand wedge, he took off.

Conditions Fair
Value Poor
Layout Average
Friendliness Average
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
Response from The Meadows Golf Club of Blue Island on 07/07/2017:
Hi, Martain. Thank you for providing us with feedback on your experience. Let us first start by apologizing for the poor experience you had during your visit. This is by no means the experience we strive to provide when golfers interact with each other on the course. Let us also apologize for the delay of play during your round. You listed your day of play as 08/23/16. With a play date that far in the past, it is hard to speak to what delayed the game but we can assure you that many changes have been made since your round almost a year ago. We will continue to work towards an excellent experience by using your comment for guidance. Thank you for playing The Meadows Golf Club of Blue Island, we hope to see you again soon.
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great deal

Other than the ranger following my foursome it was great

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/08/2016

Thanks so much for playing at Meadows GC we're happy to hear you enjoyed the course. We hope the ranger wasn't too much of a bother.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played

Great Value for a Decent Track

Fairly wide open layout is great for those who tend to spray it around off the tee. Fairways and greens are generally in decent condition. Pace of play for a public course on the weekends is pretty good. Given the relatively low cost its a great value outside of the city.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Response from Meadows Tee Times on 10/24/2016:
So glad you saw the value in playing here at Meadows GC! Thanks for enjoying our course and glad you loved the layout!
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great value

This is probably the best deal of any course near the city. 30-40 minute drive, 18 holes with cart for around $25, and a legit par 71 with some length. The pace of play isn't great due to groups of 2 not being put in foursomes, but otherwise not a single complaint. Some advice, stay on the fairway!!! The rough is brutal.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Average
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/08/2016

Thanks so much for the review! We're happy to hear you got a great deal playing here! Come back and see us.

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Played On
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Excellent weather
Used cart

Good Value Weekend Course

We have had a permanent tee time at The Meadows for 5 years now. And though it is not Mistwood, Cantigny or Bollingbrook it is a nice fun course with good greens. For the average weekend golfer I believe this course fits the bill for playability and overall enjoyment at a great value. We play early and the pace of play is usually very good. Teddy the young man who works there is courteous and always asking the golfers for their input. The rest of the staff is great as well.
Betty the manager has done a good job upgrading the sand traps. For those who say the course is to easy, I say congrats on paring it.
Terry R

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/08/2016

Thanks Terry! So happy to hear you enjoy the course, thanks for your loyalty and we are glad we can provide a great experience year after year.

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Verified Purchaser
Top 500 Contributor
First Time Playing

Great hot deal!

Nothing fancy about this place but the greens were in pretty good shape. Definitely worth the $10 hot deal I found. Pace was great, played in under 4 hours and staff was friendly.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Fair
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MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/08/2016

Glad you found a good deal. Hope to see you again soon!

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Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
First Time Playing

Good course for the money

Grass just mowed clumps of grass everywhere. Trees down cut up but branches everywhere from the storm. Ruff very thick. You must hit the fairway to have a chance at par. Links course but narrow fairways. 10-12$ is good price. I will play again.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/08/2016

Come back soon! Glad you enjoyed the course beside some of the hiccups from the storm. Clean up time!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Good weather
Used cart

Good Course for the Price

Played any early morning round and was able to complete the round in a little over 3 hours. Straight forward links style layout with enough water to keep you honest. The greens were in great shape but a few fairways seen better days, but staff said they are working to improve that. Would play here again because it is one of the better golf values in the Chicago area.

Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/08/2016

Excellent! We're so happy to hear it, come back again real soon. Happy to hear the pace of play was on par.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
First Time Playing
Used cart

Good Value

Played this course for the first time yesterday. The course was in good condition and the greens were very good too, for a public course. Not an extremely difficult course, but fun to play. Great value for the price.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/08/2016

Glad you had fun at Meadows Golf Club!

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Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
2.0
First Time Playing
Good weather
Used cart

Slow Slow Slow

Didn't mind playing here, besides the unavoidable backups on every tee box. Was a holiday weekend, but regardless, pushing 6 hours to finish 18 holes - while every group on the course was using a golf cart - is kind of ridiculous. This was my first time playing this course, and the course conditions were pretty good. Some unattended ball marks, but with it being busy, that is expected at a busy course. Unless you can find it on golfnow for under $25, don't waste your time.

Conditions Average
Value Fair
Layout Fair
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Amenities Average
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 09/08/2016

Thanks for leaving your feedback We regret to hear the pace of play was a little slow on your round. We do hope you come back and enjoy another round soon.

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Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
2.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Slow...

Had a 11:08 tee time and because they decided to run an outing off the back they tried to get players making the turn and starting tee times off simultaneously it was a mess. For a single, I didn't get off the first tee until 11:40. Ridiculous! Course is rough shape. Greens seemed to be dyed green not sure though but they do roll true. Easy layout. I wouldn't spend more than $20 on this course.

Conditions Fair
Value Average
Layout Fair
Friendliness Average
Pace Fair
Amenities Average
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 07/07/2016

darkcmt21 -

We would like to thank you for choosing to play your round with us! We greatly value your opinion of us and are sad to hear that your experience with us was anything but extraordinary. As we are always striving to improve upon our golfers overall experience here, we will use your feedback to address the issues that you brought up. We hope that this didn't totally damage our reputation with you and wish that you would come back again so that we can provide you with the very best experience! We apologize again.

Sincerely,
Meadows Blue GC Management

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Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

golf course with good greens

I like the greens and good course with challenging slopes

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
a725c540-f49d-5904-8641-c0e26ef5a362
MeadowsBlueIsland
Commented On 07/07/2016

rdangoy30,

We are thrilled to hear that you like the course and had a great time playing it. Please come back again very soon!!

All the best,
Meadows GC Management

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