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4.2
20 Reviews (20)
5 Stars
7
4 Stars
12
3 Stars
1
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.1
Value
4.5
Layout
4.5
Friendliness
4.4
Pace
4.3
Amenities
3.7
94.1%
Recommend this course
19 out of 20 reviews
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4.4
5 Reviews (5)
5 Stars
2
4 Stars
3
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.5
Value
4.8
Layout
4.2
Pace
4.4
Amenities
3.6
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
5 out of 5 reviews
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4.4
13 Reviews (13)
5 Stars
5
4 Stars
8
3 Stars
0
2 Stars
0
1 Stars
0
Conditions
4.3
Value
4.8
Layout
4.5
Pace
4.7
Amenities
3.9
StaffFriendliness
4.8
100.0%
Recommend this course
13 out of 13 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Semi-Private
Par 72
Length 6571 yards
Slope 124
Rating 71.2
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Silver Ridge Golf Course
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Course Details

Year Built 1974
Fairways Blue Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 3/01 Closed: 11/30
Architect Lowell Beggs

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes
Pull-carts Yes

Practice/Instruction

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

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard, Discover Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No
Walking Allowed Yes

Food & Beverage

Bar, Beverage Carts

Available Facilities

Meeting Facilities, Banquet Facilities

Reviews

4.2
20 Reviews (20)
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Played On
Reviews 5
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Hot weather
Used cart

Higher Rating Except for Bunkers

Silver Ridge is in great shape! i would have given a higher rating, but the bunkers are brutal. Looks like a clay/dirt/sand mix. Very little sand. This seems to be the case with a lot of Northern Illinois courses.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Enjoyed day

Although this was our first time playing a course where we weren’t a member and using our own cart, we felt relatively safe. We weren’t near any other guests. They were sanitizing the carts. We enjoyed our round and will return again. Course was in great shape.

Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 1
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Average
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 25+
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Fun/Challenging Course

Silver Ridge is one of our favorite courses in Northwest Illinois. 18 fun and challenging holes wind through a beautiful natural setting including hills and creeks accented with charming wooden bridges. Not our home course but we try to play there 2 to 3 times a year

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 5
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
First Time Playing
Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap 15-19
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
4.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

The Ridge

We play this course at least 10 times a year. It is a beautiful setting, surrounded by trees, subdivision on only a few hole and it is at a distance. Lots of challenging holes with woods in play on about 6 holes. The only downside is the sand traps which all need a good load of sand. The greens are not fast but in good condition. Take a few balls you're not too fond of. Lots of wildlife and great fall colors.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Difficulty Somewhat Challenging
Played On
Reviews 1
Handicap Don't know
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
Incentivized Review
5.0
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart

Great people, well kept

We went to this course for a golf outing. The manager was very accommodating and everything was ready for us when we got there. He even came around and checked with us when we were golfing to make sure everything was going well. The course is somewhat challenging for this area and a beginner like me. All in all a great experience!

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 29
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

I like it

Nice track. Sand traps need work. Nice shape. Greens a little slow but not bad. You need to know where you are going and hit your target.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 4
Handicap 20-24
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Perfect weather
Used cart
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Difficulty Moderate
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a month
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Awesome experience

This was our first experience at this golf course. A friend of ours had told us about how beautiful this course was so we decided to give it a try. Would absolutely play this course again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 22
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

We haven’t played this course in many years and decided try it again. Got a good deal on hot deals. We played on a Monday and the course was not very busy. Enjoyed our round and found the course was in good shape. Rough was not to long and greens were in great shape although they were slow.. Enjoyed our round and will play it again.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Great course

Taking into consideration with all the rain we have had, the course is in great shape. The greens are absolutely perfect. Challenging course with beautiful scenery. And, of course, there is always Heavenly 11, which is one of my favorite holes in the area. The course definitely challenges your game but is forgiving enough to where you don’t get hopelessly frustrated. One if the nicer courses around and the staff is awesome.

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 9
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Not Golfnow Friendly

I was told “ I make no revenue from this “. So you will have to wait , even though the #1 Tee is clear until a three sum comes .

I won’t go back again !

Conditions Good
Value Poor
Layout Good
Friendliness Poor
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Reviews 12
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Nice course

Great shape for this time of year. Only issue was how hard the greens were, couldn’t hold anything on approach shots.

Conditions Average
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 50
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Conditions Average
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Reviews 3
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Previously Played
Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Top 500 Contributor
Illinois Advisor
Previously Played

Out of the Way but Go Play

Fun track. There’s a good mix of holes, the staff is very nice and the price is right. We will go back.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 49
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Top 500 Contributor
Illinois Advisor
Previously Played

Fun Track/ Worth the Drive

Silver Ridge has a little of everything. It has a wonderful layout with a great mix of holes. The greens are on the slow side and I never got used to it but that’s on me. The traps could use some sand. They are dirt for the most part which is true of most courses around here. The par threes are fun and there’s elevation changes. I live 1.5 hours from this course and it’s worth the drive so I will surely play iit again. BTW: The pro shop staff made us feel very welcome.

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Reviews 1
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Best course in the area

I have been playing this course for the last 3 years almost every day. The new golf pro Shane Stuart is fantastic and treats every golfer of skill level the same. The grounds crew keep the course looking fantastic all year round even tho they deal with flooding every year.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Excellent
Amenities Good
Played On
Reviews 2
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
3.0
Previously Played

Entitled members

Nice local course with great views. Can't beat playing for 20 bucks during the week. If you come at the wrong time and get stuck behind a certain group of members (likely in a 5 some or more) be prepared to wait on every shot as they refuse to let anybody play through even a single. All in all wonderful challenge that can be a ball eater if you aren't straight off the tee.

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