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4.3
74 Reviews (74)
5 Stars
32
4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
1
1 Stars
1
Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.4
Friendliness
3.9
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.6
89.1%
Recommend this course
69 out of 74 reviews
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4.3
4 Reviews (4)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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Conditions
4.8
Value
4.3
Layout
3.8
Pace
3.8
Amenities
2.5
StaffFriendliness
3.3
75.0%
Recommend this course
3 out of 4 reviews
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4.3
7 Reviews (7)
5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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Conditions
4.4
Value
4.6
Layout
4.3
Pace
4.1
Amenities
3.3
StaffFriendliness
3.7
85.7%
Recommend this course
6 out of 7 reviews
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About

Holes 18
Type Public
Par 72
Length 6910 yards
Slope 137
Rating 73.5
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Lick Creek Golf Course
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Tee Par Length Rating Slope
Championship 72 6910 yards 73.5 137
White 72 6505 yards 71.6 133
Orange 72 6308 yards 70.7 131
Red (W) 73 5728 yards 73.2 129
Scorecard for Lick Creek
Metrics:
Hole 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Out 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 In Total
Blue M: 73.7/140 386 543 389 174 410 586 385 225 424 3522 364 586 162 371 406 192 427 432 502 3442 6964
White M: 71.7/135 366 519 344 140 394 533 365 168 410 3239 350 533 150 350 390 180 407 420 486 3266 6505
Yellow M: 70.8/133 356 509 334 129 384 523 355 158 400 3148 338 520 138 340 374 170 387 418 475 3160 6308
Red W: 70.8/124 268 487 280 113 300 359 306 158 397 2668 295 450 127 315 220 149 333 350 394 2633 5301
Handicap 9 17 13 15 3 1 5 11 7 8 14 16 6 4 12 10 2 18
Par 4 5 4 3 4 5 4 3 4 36 4 5 3 4 4 3 4 4 5 36 72
Handicap (W) 16 2 10 18 12 6 14 8 4 7 3 13 5 15 1 11 17 9

Course Details

Year Built 1976
Fairways Bent Grass
Greens Bent Grass
Golf Season Open: 4/01 Closed: 11/15
Architect Larry Packard (1976)

Rentals/Services

Carts Yes
Clubs Yes

Practice/Instruction

Driving Range Yes
Golf School Academy Yes
Teaching Pro Yes

Policies

Credit Cards Accepted VISA, MasterCard Welcomed
Metal Spikes Allowed No

Reviews

4.3
74 Reviews (74)

What Golfers Are Saying

Course Challenges Include:
Narrow Fairways 16
Elevation Changes 10
Forced Carries 8
This course/club is great for:
Advanced Golfers 14
Locals 6
Wildlife/ Scenic Views 6
This Course's Location is:
Worth the Drive 12
Convenient to the City 8

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Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Previously Played

Tough course

My third time playing this course. I find it very challenging but yet really enjoyable. Pekin should be proud to have such a wonderful golf course.

Conditions Excellent
Value Good
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Handicap 5-9
Skill Advanced
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

Lick creek

Course was in great condition. Sand traps need so.e work, greens were pretty slow

Conditions Good
Value Good
Layout Good
Friendliness Average
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Advanced
Plays Once a week
3.0
Previously Played

Odd layout but well kept

The layout is odd, with more than a few holes where you’ll lose a ball with a perfect drive because they don’t give you yardages from the tees and/or you can’t see the landing areas. The greens keeper does a fantastic job, though, with what he’s working with. It’s hard not to let the 4/5 poorly designed holes affect the overall experience, but I still think it’s worth the $20 hot deal. Don’t expect much from the clubhouse. Really Nice putting green.

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

First day out in 19

Course was in great shape. Range and putting greens were packed full, but people moved through pretty quickly. Definitely a great value at the GolfNow price!

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

I Love Lick

Best bang for the buck in central Illinois! Freshly aerated greens made putting somewhat tricky, but we love Lick Creek and play it as often as we can!

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

Beautiful, yet challenging !

Beautiful course in good repair.Chalkenging for the average player with some narrow fairways bordered by unforgiving woods!

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

Fantastic layout

Course has a very fun and challenging layout. I can’t wait to play it again. Greens and fairways were all in great shape. 10/10 Rating!!!!!

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
First Time Playing

Not a course for a beginner

Enjoyed playing the course but for a senior it was a tough layout. A lot of hills. They do not have a senior tee as you have to play at 6308 or the ladies at 5301. Several long par 4s over and close to 400 yards made it a tough layout for the over 70 set. Very nice greens but with any public course a lot of people do not repair their ball marks. A stretch of holes on the front were very tight with dog legs and a lot of trees. It was very warm the day we played and water in the course was not placed in obvious locations but close to several different holes. The sand was more like brick sand as opposed to what I am use to playing in the Carolinas. A lot of hills so this is not a walking course for the faint hearted. Very liberal on cart accessing the green areas so people with limited walking ability are covered. I will pay it again and this is a Muni course so the price is reasonable.

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

Great course

This is a very nice course, fair and challenging. Staff is very attentive, and adds to the pleasure of this facility. I’m an otr driver, and play a lot of courses. This has become one of my favorites. The course was in great condition, and the greens rolled true. If you ever get the chance, check this one out...

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Average
Amenities Good
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played
Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Poor
Pace Average
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Great Course

Everything was wonderful here. Fairways, greens,staff. I couldn’t have asked for anything more. Tough course, only my second round of the year. So the course kicked my butt. I shall return, to take revenge.

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

Excellent course in great shape!

Wonderful experience. Will play here again. Quick true greens and challenging layout. A++

Conditions Excellent
Value Excellent
Layout Good
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Good
Played On
Handicap Don't know
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Excellent
Amenities Average
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
1.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Crapola

This course is in ooor condition and I would not play here again. The holes are a very poor layout.

Conditions Average
Value Average
Layout Poor
Friendliness Excellent
Pace Good
Amenities Average
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 Excellent
Amenities Excellent
Played On
Handicap 10-14
Skill Intermediate
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Outing

Should have known when I pulled up to course lot was full. There was a outing . Just can't figure why courses don't let daily play. The slowest round in history. Really not fair 3.75 hrs for 9 holes. Oh well played the front again to beat crowd. 1.75 hrs. But the course was awesome loved all of it. Hit the ball well but stay below the hole very fast. Hooked up with some good guys.

Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Excellent
Friendliness Good
Pace Poor
Played On
Skill Intermediate
Plays A few times a week
I Recommend This Course
4.0
Verified Purchaser
Previously Played

A Tough course

Great challenging course at a great value. Fairway was in great shape and the greens were extremely fast. I did not realize how tough greens can be at this course when the green were as fast as today. If you don't have your A game, you will lose lots of balls and score will balloon to your worst score of the year. I did not do well but really enjoyed the course.

Conditions Good
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
First Time Playing
Conditions Good
Value Excellent
Layout Average
Friendliness Good
Pace Good
Amenities Fair
Played On
Skill Beginner
Plays Once a week
I Recommend This Course
5.0
Verified Purchaser
First Time Playing

Lick Creek play

Great course giving a player all the challenges of hitting (slopes, hills up/down, water hazards), putting challenges, tee variations. Planning was very good. My partner states a "PGA course" and well worth a pro tour course.

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